"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Martin F. Hanse

November 29, 1943—April 27, 2019

Martin F. Hanse, age 75, passed away April 27, 2019. 

He was born in Spencer, Iowa on November 29, 1943 to the late Frederick and Gertie (Lambertus) Hanse. 

Martin attended Iowa School for the Deaf and he graduated from the school in 1963.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruthann Hanse; sisters, Joanna West and Bonnie James. 

Martin is survived by his wife, Kristie Hanse; daughters, Gladys Borron (Danny) and Angel Hanse (David Scavio); sisters, Norma Rueter (Ivor) and Ramona Panska (J.C.); 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; 3 step-sons; brothers-in-law, Jim West and Ronnie James. 

Funeral service was 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Church of Omaha – 3715 North 104th Ave in Omaha.  Interment will be at 3:00 p.m. that afternoon in the Garner Township Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church in Omaha.

Thanks to Elizabeth Simmons, Diane Tekippe, Dorene and Patrick Sell for the information.


Updated June 30, 2019