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John Gregory Hansen D. C.

February 12, 1928 April 26, 2010
John Gregory Hansen D. C.
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Obituary for John Gregory Hansen D. C.

Dr. John G. Hansen was born in Chicago IL, Feb. 12, 1928 to Anna Yaezenko and John Hansen. Dr. Hansen attended the Chicago public school system graduating from Mary Lyon grade school in 1942 and Steinmegz High School in 1946. While attending Steinmetz Dr. Hansen was a member of the Swim Team and the Track Team.

He attended the National College of Chiropractic graduating in 1951, passed his basic science exams in Minnesota. He opened an office in Oconto Falls. Dr. Hansen left Oconto Falls in 1952 to manage the Lukatz Health Institute in Milwaukee.

Dr. Hansen started a private practice in Wawatosa in 1955, opened another office in 1964 on Lisbon Ave in Milwaukee where he practice until he retired in 1988, having practiced for 37 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years Marinne who passed away in 1996; his sister Mable Fries in Chicago, Il. In 1976. Dr. Hansen is survived by 3 sons; John G. Hansen of Medford, WI; Timothy J. Hansen of Rock River, WY and David M. Hansen of Los Angeles, CA. He is also survived by numerous nephews, cousins and also friend and companion Dot Bouril and friend Michael Vincent. He is further survived by 2 grandsons, Jonathan of Hales Corners, WI and Alexander of Los Angles, CA

His interests included boating (three boats build) fishing, camping, hunting, target shooting also reloading. He was a member of Gross Yacht rifle and pistol club in Milwaukee and also was a rifle and pistol safety instructor. His Great Grandmother Rigina Strystula farmed in Sobieski. Dr. Hansen and his family loved Oconto County. In 1969 he purchased 40 acres in Pensaukee Township. He and his family cut down the trees necessary and started building a log cabin. The cabin was finished in 1974 and provided many years of enjoyment. Dr. Hansen started flying lessons in Oconto in 1984 and purchased a Piper Arrow in 1985, was still enjoying flying and had accumulated over 1200 hours of flying time. He was a Captain in the C.A.P. (Civil Air Patrol) and Air Force Auxiliary. Dr. Hansen was an avid golfer and was building a three hole practice course on the west edge of his property.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 PM Thursday, April 29, 2010, with prayer services by Deacon Walter Kaszynski at 7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated 11 AM Friday, April 30 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, with the Rev. John Gallagher officiating. Burial will be at St. John Cantius Cemetery, Sobieski. Online condolences may be expressed at

Wake service 7:00 P.M. at Gallagher Funeral Home with Walter Kaszynski officiating.

4 PM to 8 PM at Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service 217 Congress St. Oconto, WI 54153 on April 28, 2010 (map/driving directions)

11 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church 711 Park Ave. Oconto, WI 54153 on April 29, 2010 (map/driving directions)

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