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Fred William Hansche, the second son of the family, was born in Pleasant Township, August 25, 1863, and at the usual age began his education in the common schools, continuing his studies until he reached
of seventeen. He developed habits of industry and perseverance while working with his rather upon the home farm, and since his textbooks were put aside he has continually carried on agricultural pursuits, winning a substantial measure of success which is the merited and just reward of earnest, persistent effort.
On the 6th of December, 1904, he wedded Theresa Grobner, a daughter of Toni and Katherine Grobner, who were natives of Bohemia. Mr. and Fred W. Hansche have become parents of seven children: Warren, Raymond, Rachel, Elvira, Naomi and Ernest.
In political belief Mr. Hansche is a prohibitionist, having long been a stalwart advocate of the cause of temperance, putting forth every effort to further that interest. For six years he has filled the office of school clerk and he belongs to the Pentecostal Mission church, guiding his life by the principles of Christianity. He is straightforward in all business dealings and honorable in every relation of life and his many sterling traits have won for him the confidence and goodwill of all who know him.