Rev. Marlyn Hansing

Rev. Marlyn Hansing Reverend Marlyn DeVagne Hansing, age 93, of Bloomington, MN died November 12, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 21 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 8400 France in Bloomington, MN, with visitation at 1 p.m. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 22 at Kickapoo United Lutheran Church, Soldiers Grove, WI. Rev. Hansing was born in Thompson May 11, 1921 to Emma (Peterson) and Hans Andreas Hansing. He was a graduate of Luther College in Decorah and Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. He married Gerda Solveig Davig in 1950. He was a Master Sergeant Fifth U.S. Army/AFR WWII, North Africa and Italy and was awarded four Bronze Stars, Silver Star, Army Commendation Ribbon, and a Purple Heart. During his 63-year ministry he was blessed to serve Lutheran congregations in Westby and Harlowton, MT; Hoyt Lakes, MN; Radcliffe, Waukon and Kelley in Iowa; and La Crosse, WI. He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Moon, Mark (Ellen) Hansing and Rebecca (Mark) McCaughey; his grandchildren, Elizabeth, Margit and Matthew Hansing and Kevin McCaughey; and his sister, Carol Mehl. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gerda; a brother, Adrian; and his sisters, Pernelle, Ardys and Mavis. Gill Brothers Bloomington Chapel of Bloomington, MN,, assisted the family with arrangements.