Obituary for Charles Lester "Chuck" Hansen
Charles “Chuck” L. Hansen, 70, of Independence, IA and formerly of Mokena, IL, died Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the ABCM Rehabilitation Center’s East Campus in Independence, IA.
Chuck was born on December 19, 1946 in Markham, IL the son of David and Eunice (VanWei) Dhonae. He was a graduate of Thornton High School in Thornton, IL, and went on to attend Purdue University, in West Lafayette, IN. In 1966, he joined the US Army and served proudly for two years. On August 1 1970 he married Nadine Terese Chiarello in Harvey, IL, and they made their home in Mokena, IL. He worked as a Quality Control Supervisor for twenty years at the Navistar Manufacturing plant in Melrose Park, IL. Chuck and his wife moved to Independence, IA in 2007.
Chuck enjoyed the outdoors especially fishing. He spent many years working on, and racing Drag Racing Cars.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years Nadine, Independence, IA, a daughter Jennifer (Brian) Eddy, Independence, IA, three grandchildren Ryan, Rachel, and Brooke Eddy, and two brothers-in-law Rick Chiarello, St. Joseph, MI, and Bob (Carol) Chiarello, Tucson, AZ
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents.
A private Memorial Service was held.