Raymond Eugene Hansen, age 90 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at Our House Senior Living in Austin after a lengthy illness. Raymond was born April 12, 1929, in Nevada Township, Mower County on the family farm near Rose Creek, Minnesota to Roy Clarence and Mae (Lausen) Hansen. He attended country school and graduated from the eighth grade. Raymond met the love of his life Beverly Jean Lee on a blind date at the Oasis. They were married on October 1, 1961. Raymond devoted his life to farming, raising cattle and field crops. He was a “good neighbor” and ready to help others when needed. He enjoyed going to sales and was a bargain hunter. Raymond liked spending time with his cats and dogs. He was an avid gardener, both flowers and vegetables. He had a natural ability to fix just about anything and used his creativity to build miniature wagons.
Raymond is survived by his wife, Beverly, nieces and nephews, and many neighbors and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Herb.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Interment will be in Enterprise Cemetery, rural Austin, Minnesota. Memorials are preferred to the Mower County Humane Society. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester and Our House Senior Living in Austin for their wonderful care and comfort during his illness. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.