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Born: Apr 10, 1940

Date of Passing: Apr 10, 2021

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On Saturday, April 10, 2021, Angus Mervin Hansey, loving father and Papa, passed away peacefully at his residence at the age of 81. He was born April 10, 1940, he came full circle on the day of his death.
He leaves to mourn and cherish his life, his son Rodney (Karen), grandson Eric (Kiera), granddaughter Jessica (Clayton); his daughter Tracey (James), granddaughter Shaynese (Creighton), great-grandson Easton; granddaughters, Brittany and Tristyn (Brant); his daughter Terrey; grandsons, Tyler (Julie) and Joshua; his brother Douglas; nephews, Dougie, Bradley, and Mathew; niece Shannon; sister-in-law Esther; nephew Jeff; nieces, Allison, children, Bryson and Caitlyn, and Amber (Josh), son Burkely; as well, many family, friends and neighbours.
Angus was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Margaret; brothers, Ronald and Gary; and his loving wife Joan of 58 years.
Angus grew up in West Kildonan and lived there all of his life. He spent many summers working on his grandfather's farm in Stony Mountain. He trained as an auto mechanic, working at Dickson Motors, beginning his passion for cars. On weekends he would have a line of cars at his home to fix for friends and family. Angus later changed careers working with his Dad at the family business, Atlas Window Cleaning. He was joined at this business with his childhood best friend Bill and together they created A & B Window Cleaning. After Bill's death, Angus continued on with Atlas Window Cleaning until he retired in 2005, his son Rodney taking the torch and continuing to build the business.
Angus' passion for cars inspired him to build a 1938 Chevy which was featured in the Winnipeg Free Press. He joined the MHRA Car Club participating in car shows and fundraisers during his retirement.
Angus and Joan built a cottage in Balaton Beach in 1983 where they spend many years enjoying it with family, friends and their dogs. It was their sanctuary, a place to relax and celebrate during their retirement years. Many memories were created there and they leave it as a legacy for the family to cherish.
The family will be having a private gathering to honour his life.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Winnipeg Humane Society.

Family and friends may sign a Book of
Condolence at

Glen Eden Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 17, 2021

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • So sorry to hear about your Dad, thinking of you all - Posted by: Sharon Martin (Husband Terry and Gus were cousins) on: May 05, 2021

  • I was so very saddened to hear of the Loss of Your father Angus. Brian, myself, Alan and Mabel, Joan and Angus spent many good times together. We took turns having theme dinners and always surprised each other. As well we would dress the part. We had so many laughs and great times. I hold on to all the great memories we had. I would Love to reunite with you Tracy and Terry when things open up. Please know my heart and thoughts are with you both and Rod and families. Take care. We have lots to reminisce about. Sending Love and Hugs Bev and Jodi Hansell🌹🌹🥰❤️ - Posted by: Beverley Hansell (Friend) on: Apr 26, 2021

  • We are so sorry to hear of Gus passing. Take comfort knowing Joan and Gus are together again. Sincerest condolences to the family. - Posted by: Ted and Margaret (Neighbors) on: Apr 21, 2021

  • My sincere condolences to Rodney, Tracy, Terry, and of course to the entire Hansey family. Our families connected back in the 60s because our parents were hockey parents through Blair and Rodney. Hard to reminisce about as I always referred to as Mr. Hansey without Mrs. Hansey. They were both a team. Many weekends our parents would get together for singing, accordion playing, card playing. Mr. Hansey had a gift for repairing cars and Mrs. Hansey hair dressing. We all got our hair cut from her. I remember Mr. Hansey always smiling laughing at I don't know what at, as I was just a kid. Over the years our families slowly drifted apart. Rodney and Blair kept in touch but we all get up in age and move onto things with our own families. I have always had fond memories of the Hanseys growing up together in the 60s and 70s. Mr. and Mrs. Hansey you both did well raising great kids. You both were always respected by me and my family. Rest In Peace together. - Posted by: Grant Leverick (Aquaintance,) on: Apr 18, 2021

  • I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing! I am remembering him teaching me to parallel park, worked every time. Alas I wish I could remember what the trick was. My car does it for me now. Much Aloha to you and the family. - Posted by: Irvin Biluk (cousin) on: Apr 18, 2021

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