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Roger D. Hansen

Roger D. Hansen, 68, of Arthur, formerly of Sullivan, passed away at 7:12 a.m. Monday May 30, 2022 in his residence.

Celebration of Life services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday June 2, 2022 in the Sullivan Faith Lutheran Church with Pastor Justin Cullen officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan with military honors conducted by the Sullivan American Legion Post # 68. Memorials are suggested to the Sullivan American Legion Post #68 Scholarship Fund. Arrangements by the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan. Online condolences may be sent to the family at reedfuneralhome.net.

Roger was born January 23, 1954 in Decatur the son of Wallace D. and Betty J. Shelton Hansen.

Roger had served as the Chief of Police for Sullivan and Arcola and then retired in 2014 as a Sargent and canine officer for the Arthur Police Department.

He was a member of the Sullivan American Legion Post # 68 and the National Wild Turkey Federation. Roger retired from the U. S. Navy Seabees after 20 years of service. He married Judi L. Eyestone on May 4,1996 in Sullivan.

Surviving is his wife Judi of Arthur; children Jennifer Ann Hansen of Nashville, Tennessee, Michael Duston Hansen of Spring, Texas, Jennifer R. (Josh) Hansen – Peters of Arthur and Justin M. (Heather) McCollum of Mattoon; sister Carol (Paul) Snyder of Bethany; brother Robert (Lois) Hansen of Anchorage, Alaska; grandchildren Duston A. Sawyer, Isaiah M. Sawyer, Landon LeMasters, Josephine E. Sawyer and Willow Hansen.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

4 Comments

  1. Anonymous on May 30, 2022 at 7:15 pm

    So sorry for your families loss. Roger was an awesome police officer and even more a pretty cool guy. Prayers for peace and comfort

    Rick and Karen (Herschberger) Jaeger

  2. Anonymous on May 30, 2022 at 10:12 pm

    Rest in peace my friend.

  3. Anonymous on May 31, 2022 at 9:47 am

    Will be greatly missed.. Was as amazing guy..

  4. Anonymous on May 31, 2022 at 6:17 pm

    Roger was a wonderful man. Always with a friendly smile and laugh. I will miss him greatly. Rest In Peace.

    P- Man

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