Kresten Hansen II

GRANVILLE – Kresten Hansen II, 67, of Granville, beloved husband of Deborah (Broz) Hansen, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at BayState Medical Center. Born in Hartford, CT on December 15, 1949, he was the son of the late Harlon Hansen and Frances (Handley) Hansen of Granville. Kresten was a lifelong mechanic and worked for many different companies, but his greatest accomplishment was starting Hansen’s Garage in Granville with his father. Kresten loved working on cars and trucks and enjoyed teaching his children how to fix them. He was an avid collector of all things big and small. Kresten loved his community and was an EMT for the Granville Fire Department for several years. He loved traveling to Disney World with his wife and family. A wonderful husband, loving father, caring grandfather and great-grandfather, loyal brother and trusted friend, Kresten will be missed by so many family and friends. Besides his wife and mother, he leaves 5 children, Kresten Hansen III and his wife Mickie of Greenfield, IN, Donald Hansen and his wife Lisa of Tolland, Desta Moore and her husband Michael of Bloomington, IN, Kelly Hansen and her husband R.J. Ligenza of Westfield, and Bryan Hansen of Granville; 6 grandchildren, Kara Wetzel and her husband Drew, Kolin Hansen, Corey and Cameron Ricketts, and Logan and Caden Hansen; 3 great-grandchildren, Eliza, Jessy and Mia; 7 siblings, Wendy Sampels and her husband Michael, Bruce Hansen and his wife Marjorie, Ella Markvart, Raymond Hansen, Peter Hansen and his wife Suzanne, Karen Farrington and her husband James, and Karl Hansen; and many nieces, nephews, extended family, and close friends. Besides his father, he was predeceased by a great-grandson, Luke. A Celebration of Kresten’s wonderful life will be held on Saturday, September 16th at 1:00 PM at the Granville Town Hall, 707 Main Rd.,Granville. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Granville Fire Department, 707 Main Rd., Granville, MA 01034. Southwick Forastiere Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

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