Obituary of Michael Hansen

Michael L. Hansen, 66, of Fort Scott, Kansas, passed away Friday afternoon December 24, 2021, at Via Christi Pittsburg. He was born in Wakefield, Nebraska, on January 19, 1955, the son of Louie M. and Edna M. (Baker) Hansen.  He married Karen Roth on July 17, 1982, in Parkston, South Dakota, and she survives of the home. They have two sons, Robert Hansen, of Fort Scott, and Nicholas Hansen, also of the home, who survive, as well as cousins, nephews, and great-nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Lynnett Hansen, and brother-in-law Ronald Roth.

Mike served twenty-two and half years in the Army Nation Guard. He served as a high school construction trades teacher for USD 250 and USD 234 until his retirement. After Mike’s retirement from the national guard, he and his wife operated Hansen Honey-do-Repairs until his passing. He enjoyed participating in and watching tractor pulls, but most of all he loved being with his family and friends. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Fort Scott, the American Legion Post #25, the American Legion Post #25 Color Guard, and the Bourbon County Garden Tractor Pullers Association.

The Family will receive friends Friday evening from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm January 7, 2022, at the Trinity Lutheran Church at 2824 S. Horton St., Fort Scott, Kansas. Pastor Mike Apfel will officiate funeral services at 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Memorials may be made to either the American Legion Post #25, The American Legion Post #25 Color Guard, the American Heart Association, or Trinity Lutheran Church, and may be left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15W. Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701.  Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at

Additional memorial services will take place on January 21, 2022, at 1:00 pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne, Nebraska, with burial following at the Wakefield Cemetery, under the direction of the Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne, Nebraska.


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