Julius Fredrick Hansen passed away on April 26, 2021 at the age of 74. He was a resident of Cañon City, CO for 9 months and formerly a resident of Colorado Springs, CO for over 39 years. He retired in 2019 after many years of running his own home painting and home inspection businesses.
Julius was born on January 5, 1947 to Julius F. Hansen and Dorothy L. (Fredholm) Hansen in Midlothian, IL. He was married to Ruth A. (Stadter) Hansen for 53 years.
During his retirement he was able to enjoy his passions for family, travel, adventure, and being outdoors. His other interests included music, theater, and working around the house. He served in the National Guard for the State of Illinois for 6 years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ruth (Stadter) Hansen; 4 daughters: Gwen (Ray) Hansen-Vigil of Centennial, CO; Cathy (Jeff) Watts of Colorado Springs, CO; Linda (Todd) Maccagnan of Aurora, CO; and Debbie (Jeff) Boals of Colorado Springs, CO; and 10 grandchildren: Tara, Sophie, and Caleb Vigil; Zach, Sara, and Nathan Watts; Tyler and Kyle Maccagnan; and Samantha and Taylor Boals. Julius is also survived by 1 sister, Bette Bruce of Chicago, IL, several brothers and sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Tommy.
A celebration of life will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Shrine of Remembrance located at 1730 East Fountain Blvd. in Colorado Springs, CO. If you are able to celebrate Julius, the family has requested bright colors be worn to the service.