Emil Hansen, 83, Hunter, ND died on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Bethany on 42nd in Fargo, ND.
Emil William Hansen was born on April 27, 1937 at the family farm near Hunter, ND to Lars and Irene Hansen. He graduated from high school in Hunter in 1955. He served in the National Guard in 1957. Emil was married to Beva Burkholder for many years and later married Connie Hohn.
Emil’s life was all about commodities, both producing them and trading them. He was not interested in retirement and continued to farm into 2021. He would say “there is no mandatory retirement age for farming” and he farmed his entire life. He stayed long soybean futures until his last breath.
Emil is survived by his wife, Connie Hohn, West Fargo; son, Dirk (Caroline) Hansen, Hunter; grandson, Dallas (Diana Kirkland) Hansen, Minneapolis; and great grandson, David Hansen; sister, Tina (Marlin) Galde, Wahpeton; brother, Leroy (Kim) Hansen, Minneapolis; stepsons, Loomen Hohn, Stewartville, MN, Dennis Hohn, Siren, WI and their families; sisters in-law, Pamela Satreaas and Dee Anna Fix; and nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral: Friday, April 23, 2021 at 2 PM at West Funeral Home Chapel, West Fargo with visitation one hour prior.
Private Family Burial: Hunter Cemetery.
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