Erik served his country in the United States Marine Corp for 20 years. While in the service he was a cinematographer specialist. After retiring from the Marine Corp, he operated Erik’s Carpet Cleaning. He had also worked at Harrison Radiator, for US Customs and retired from Corson Manufacturing. He was a member of the Masons, Glee Club and the Zion Lutheran Church in Gasport. Erik is survived by his children: Knud (Debra) Hansen of St. Petersberg, FL, Elizabeth “Shelly” (Jimmy) Ruffner of Powder Springs, GA and Chris (Terri) Hansen of Blue Ridge, GA. Grandfather of: Crystal Hansen, Joshua Lance, Erika Lance, Richard Hansen, Brandon Hansen, Tesa Mullins, Kira Hansen, Adam Lance and Ana Hansen. Great grandfather of: Gabriel Hansen, Lucas and Logan Lance. Family and friends are invited to attend visitation at the Sherrie-Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main Street, Gasport, NY on Friday, March 29, 2013 from 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, at Zion Lutheran Church, 4447 Central Avenue, Gasport, NY at 11:00 am with the Reverend Rodney Klinzing officiating. Interment will be in Pavillion Cemetery, Pavillion, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to: Zion Lutheran Church, 4447 Central Avenue, Gasport, NY 14067
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