Richard W. Hansen

In Loving Memory Of RICHARD WAYNE HANSEN Born May 25, 1920 Crescent, Iowa Entered Into Rest May 28, 2009 Missouri Valley, Iowa Services 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, 2009 First Lutheran Church, Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Ray Smith Organist Betty Marquardt Vocalist Rick Powell Selections Congregational hymn “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” #770 Casket Bearers Amy Hansen David Hansen Bruce Hansen Danette Martin Mason Hansen Brian Morrow Jeff Hansen Jill Hansen Lance Morrow Final Resting Place Branson Cemetery Loveland, Iowa Arrangements by Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Richard Wayne Hansen passed away on May 28 at Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley shortly after his 89th birthday. Richard was born on Mary 25, 1920 on the family farm near Crescent, Iowa to Otto and Lulu (Hutchison) Hansen. He attended the Crescent Schools and then farmed in the Crescent and Honey Creek area until his retirement, when he turned the farming operation over to his sons. Richard was a4-H leader in Pottawattamie County, served as a board member for Council Bluffs Farm Service for 20 years, and was honored as outstanding young farmer in 1956.He was a member of First Lutheran Church and served in various offices and boards. Richard enjoyed flying his plane over the fields and taking family and friends for rides. He and Bernice enjoyed following their grandkids in all their activities. They enjoyed traveling the United States with Ray and Millie Young. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, brother Robert and son Dean. Survivors include his wife of 67 years Bernice; sons and daughters-in-law Dick & Sarah Hansen, Brian & Donna Hansen of Honey Creek; daughter and son-in-law Jan & Tim Guill of Mo. Valley; daughter-in-law Sharon (Keith) Gundy of Colorado; grandchildren: Lance (Michelle) Morrow, Brian Morrow, Amy Hansen, David (Melissa) Hansen, Bruce (Tara) Hansen, Danette (Mike) Martin, Mason (Sara) Hansen, Jeff Hansen, Jill Hansen; step-grandchildren: Katie(Aaron)Pattee, Amanda Guill; great grandchildren: Laura & Olivia Morrow, Claire & Ben Hansen, Tyler & Addison Martin & Mia Hansen; step-great-grandchildren Brandon Guill & Ali Pattee. Memorials may be directed to First Lutheran Church in Missouri Valley. The family would like to invite everyone to lunch and a time of fellowship at the Rand Community Center in Missouri Valley following the committal service.

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