November 21, 1955 – August 27, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 5, 2014 at St. Mary Help of Christians Church in St. Augusta, MN for Gary Hansen, age 58, who died Wednesday at his home from natural causes. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veteran Cemetery, in Little Falls with Full Military Honors by the St. Augusta Legion.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Mary Help of Christian Parish Center, and one hour prior to the services Friday morning.

Gary was born in St. Cloud, MN to Sylvester and Edith (Bartz) Hansen. Gary and Kris Reiter had a 21 year relationship together. They enjoyed gardening, being with family especially with grandchildren, boating, fishing, camping, and being members of the St. Augusta Legion. Gary served in the Navy from 1974-1976. He worked for Our Home Window Inc. for 28 years, Luxemburg Feed Service and most recently for Gold’n Plump. He was a member of St. Augusta American Legion where he was the Color Guard Sergeant of Arms.

Survivors include his fiancé, Kris Reiter; mother, Edith; children, Brian (Heather), Tammy, Julie, Dan, Dane (Trish) Rajkowski, Danielle (Ann), and Damian Rajkowski; siblings, Leroy (Sue), Don, John (Franky), Steve (Lisa), Scott (Youlanda), Nancy (Butch) Euerle; 8 grandchildren ; 1 great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his Father, Sylvester.