Ernest Hansen

 

 

Age: 94

 

Summary: retired inventor and founder of the popular New Orleans, Louisiana-based snowball stand Hansen's Sno-Bliz who was briefly in the news in August 2005 when he and his late wife Mary escaped death and serious injuries but were evacuated in their hometown in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina as the monstrous storm swept across the Gulf Coast and killed approximately 1,830+ people during one of the deadliest and most destructive Atlantic hurricanes in the United States since 1928.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: August 28, 1911

 

Died: March 30, 2006

 

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana