Frank R Hansel

Frank R Hansel, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away January 19, 2016 at the age of 89. He was born February 26, 1926 in Sioux City, Iowa. He married Audrey Moser on April 24, 1948. Frank is survived by his wife Audrey of Springdale; daughter, Linda L Bennier and husband John of Springdale; granddaughter, Heather Jean Meckem and husband John of Springdale; grandson, Gary L. Bennier and wife Angel of Sioux City, Iowa; great grandchildren, Jacob Meckem and wife Jodi of Bethel Heights, Jordan Meckem and wife Emily of Fayetteville, Jenna F. Meckem of Springdale, Lauren, Chandler and Aspen Bennier from Sioux City, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Lucy Hansel and his brothers and sisters. Frank was very proud to have served in the United States Army during World War II. He truly enjoyed his final trip to see all the memorials in Washington, DC thanks to the generosity of Tyson Foods and Walmart for the Honor Flight, it touched his heart and his soul. The Hansel and Bennier families would like to express our deepest appreciation to the doctors, nurses and staff of Fayetteville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Memorial service will be Friday, January 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Fayetteville National Cemetery with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Regional National Cemetery Improvement Corp, P.O. Box 4221, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72702. Online condolences may be left at

Published January 20, 2016