Edwin (Eddie) Oliver Hansen

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Funeral services for Mr. Edwin Hansen, 92, of Spencer will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer.

Visitation will begin after 2 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home in Spencer.

Interment will take place at Dickens Cemetery.

Mr. Hansen passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Edwin (Eddie) Oliver Hansen, the son of E.J. and Myrtie (Albertson) Hansen, was born Aug. 24, 1918, in Clay County, Dickens, Ia. His childhood years were spent in the Dickens community and it was there that he received his education.

Edwin married Dora B. King on March 2, 1943. They lived in the Ruthven, Dickens and Terril areas where they farmed until they retired and moved to Spencer, Ia. in 1983. Before farming Edwin did grain and gravel trucking.

Mr. Hansen was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer, Ia. He enjoyed the activities of his grandchildren and the many weekends spent with them. They were a joy to him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dora; three sisters; and two brothers.

Edwin is survived by his son, Dean and wife, Joan Hansen of Sheldon, Ia.; one granddaughter, Heather Bass and husband, Jeffrey, of Miami, Fla.; one grandson, Bryce Hansen of Sheldon, Ia.; one great-grandson, Connor Bass of Miami, Fla.; one brother, Paul, of Sarasota, Fla. and wife, Frances; sister-in-law, Edith Hansen of Spencer, Ia.; sister-in-law, JoAnn Hansen of Austin, Texas; other relatives and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.