May 15, 1938 — May 21, 2023


Tomah - Max O. Hansen, age 85, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2023, at the Serenity House in Tomah. He was born May 15, 1938, in Milwaukee, WI, to Max and Edna Hansen.

   He is survived by his wife, ReuEllyn Hansen, two sons, Joel Hansen and Jason Hansen, sisters, Karen Murphy and Judith Otto, sister-in-law, Janice (Don) Schaede, along with nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

   He was preceded in death by his parents, Max and Edna, brothers-in-law, Roger Murphy and Daniel Otto, and a great niece, Amanda Murphy.

   Funeral services will be held Friday, May 26, 2023, 12:00 p.m. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in Tomah. Pastor Robert Gerke will officiate. Family and friends are invited for visitation from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to either the St. Paul’s School Tuition Fund or to St. Jude’s.  Online condolences are available at

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