Obituary: Evan Robert Hansen


Evan Robert Hansen, 21, of Carmel passed away Sept. 10. He was born Jan. 7, 1997, in Atlanta, Ga. to Charles and Mary Defenbaugh Hansen.

Evan was a 2014 graduate of Guerin Catholic High School and a senior at Wabash College. He was a captain and senior linebacker on the Wabash College football team, where he earned Second Team All-North Coast Athletic Conference in 2017.  Recently, Evan served as a Spanish translator at Merciful H.E.L.P. Center at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Catholic Church. He also worked at Joe’s Butcher Shop in Carmel.

Survivors include his parents, Chuck and Mary; brothers, Carl and Jack; maternal grandparents, Robert and Patricia; and paternal grandmother, Sandy.

Family and friends will gather on from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Catholic Church, 14598 Oak Ridge Road, Carmel, where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 1 p.m. Sept. 14. A committal service will follow in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery.

In memory of Evan, donations may be made to the Merciful H.E.L.P. Center.

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