FIREMAN FIRST CLASS LOUIS HANSEN; U.S. NAVY

July 4, 1879 (Elizabeth, NJ) – October 10, 1944; 65 years old; married Doris Alvine Ebeling (1891-1981) on December 7, 1922; two daughters
Last local address 7 Devon Avenue, Norwalk
Service number 1748722
Died at the U.S. Naval Hospital, St. Albans, on Long Island, NY after a long illness.
Was a custodian at Broad River School in Norwalk.

Veteran of both World War I and World War II.

From The Norwalk Hour, October 11, 1944

Louis Hansen of 7 Devon Avenue died last evening in the U.S. Naval Hospital, St. Albans, Long Island. He was 65 years old, a veteran of World War 1 and 2, and former custodian of the Broad River School. He was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He was a member of the Howard Bossa Post, VFW, of new Canaan, and of the Fleet Reserve Association USN. Mr. Hansen had returned to duty as a chief water tender with the Navy on June 10, 1942, after a previous service of 30 years. He reported at the Naval training Station, Noroton. After serving some months, he was taken ill and spent some time in a naval hospital. After his recovery he returned to inactive status and resumed his post as custodian of the Broad River School. Besides his wife, Mrs. Doris Eberling Hansen, surviving are two daughters, Miss Ruth E. Hansen, a student at State Teachers College, New Britain, and Mrs. James M. Burgess of Norwalk; a brother Hans Hansen of Chicago; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Gerlow of New York City, and Mrs. Henrietta Christensen of Denmark. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Raymond Funeral Home, 5 East Wall Street, Reverence Floyd E. George Jr. pastor of the Norwalk Methodist Church officiating. Friends may call Thursday afternoon and evening at the funeral home. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Section 12, Plot 232B.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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