The Price County Sheriff’s Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) are investigating the disappearance of Marchelle Hansen. (See photo.) Hansen, who was 23 at the time of her disappearance, was last seen leaving Marquip Inc. in Phillips, Wisconsin, at the end of her work shift there at approximately 8:00 p.m. on November 12, 1987. Hansen was reported missing five days later when she failed to arrive for work at her part-time job at the local IGA store in Phillips. Hansen’s vehicle was found parked at the Lake 10 Resort, approximately 11 miles south of Phillips. No signs of foul play were observed in the vehicle or at Hansen’s residence, located north of Phillips on Highway 13. Hansen was known to be pregnant at the time of her disappearance. Law enforcement is seeking information identifying anyone Hansen may have been dating or associating with at the time of her disappearance. Information regarding places Hansen may have frequented would also be of assistance.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Special Agent John E. Christophersen of the Division of Criminal Investigation at 715-839-3830 or Investigator Chris Jarosinski of the Price County Sheriff’s Department at 715-339-3011.
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: November 12, 1987 from Phillips, Wisconsin
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date of Birth: May 23, 1956
Age: 31 years old
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female.
Medical Conditions: Hansen was pregnant at the time of her disappearance.
Details of Disappearance
Hansen was last seen leaving her workplace, Marquip Inc. in Phillips, Wisconsin, at the end of her shift at approximately 8:00 p.m. on November 12, 1987. She has never been heard from again. She was reported missing five days later after she did not report to work at her part-time job at the IGA store in Phillips.
Hansen’s vehicle was found parked at the Lake 10 Resort, eleven miles south of Phillips, after her disappearance. There were no indications of foul play in the car or at Hansen’s home on Highway 13 north of Phillips. Her disappearance remains unsolved.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Price County Sheriff’s Department
Division of Criminal Investigation
Wisconsin Clearinghouse Missing and Eploited Children & Adults