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Obituary of Lincoln Peter Hansen
Lincoln Peter Hansen, 94 of Cromwell passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022 at Villa Vista in Cromwell. He was born on March 15, 1928 in Cloquet to Hans Peter and Ruth Hansen. He grew up in Cromwell and graduated from Cromwell High School in 1946. He served in the U.S. Army from October of 1954 to October of 1956. On January 5, 1955 he married Marilyn Jean Maki at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell.
Lincoln and Jeanne lived in Texas while he was in the service, then moved back to Cromwell where they lived the rest of their lives. Lincoln worked at International Multifood as a grain miller. He was an active member of the Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell, a proud member of the DAV and a fire warden. He was an avid Twins fan and always kept up with the local high school sports teams. He enjoyed fishing, crosswords, and making wood lawn decorations. Lincoln was a friend to everyone he met and always had a joke to share.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marilyn; son, Stuart; and son-in-law, Bill Rowell.
Lincoln will be missed by his children, Reece (Janet) Hansen and Karee Rowell (Tim Albright); grandchildren, Mindy (Jer) Hoover, Mason (Stephanie) Hansen, Tara (Rachel) Hansen and Thomas (April) Hansen; great grandchildren, Emmalee, Levi, Augustus, Hannah, Lincoln and Grady; one brother, Laird (Julie Ann); sister-in-law, Kathie Sarkela; brother-in-law, Pete (Eileen) Maki; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation: 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell. A luncheon will follow the service. A private family burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Cromwell at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute see, www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com
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