He was a 1976 graduate of Western Boone Jr. Sr. High School. In 1983 he was married to Tammy (Woodall) Hansen and she survives.
Russell was a forklift operator for Prairie Industries in Lebanon for twenty-seven years.
He loved his family and adored his grandchildren. In addition to family Russell enjoyed fishing, golfing, and coaching baseball and softball in Boone County.
Wife: Tammy Hansen of Lebanon
Three Sons: Russell “Rusty” (Nichole) Hansen, III of Brazil, Indiana
Zachary (Cassandra) Hansen of Lebanon
Jacob (Shelby) Hansen of Lebanon
Grandchildren: Bailey Hansen
Sister: Karen (Keith) Steinmetz of Indianapolis
Brothers: Steven Hansen of Russellville, Indiana
Larry (Donna) Hansen of Indianapolis, Indiana
Many Nieces and Nephews
In addition to his parents, Russell was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Kershaw.
A Private Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Myers Mortuary and Boone County Crematory have been entrusted with his cremation arrangements.