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Logan Herald Journal, 07/31/07
Ronald Norman Hansen, born Aug. 24, 1933, in Paris, Idaho, to LaVere Hildt and Ruth Parker
Hansen, died July 24, 2007, at the VA hospital in Salt Lake City after a lengthy illness.
As a young boy he grew up in the mountains herding sheep with his dad until the sheep were
sold and then he worked with his dad on the ranch and in the sawmill until he went in the
Navy at 17 and served there during the Korean conflict. After returning home he worked the
sawmill with his brother and his dad. In 1956, he met and married Stella Mae Johansen of
Pocatello, Idaho. They were later sealed in the Logan LDS Temple.
He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and had many
callings over the years and was a loyal home teacher.
He worked at herding sheep and was a machinist at the Thiokol track master plant in Logan
and finally retired in 1995.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years; a brother, Wayne and his wife, Yvonne of Mountain
View, Wyo.; a sister, Nadene and her husband, Mel Larsen of Logan; three sons and a
daughter, Norman and Sandy Hansen of Nibley; James and Leslie Hansen of Logan; Tammy and
Jim Johnson of North Logan; and Joseph and Wendie Hansen of Cornish. He is also survived
by his 12 grandchildren, Jenny and James Murdock of Clinton, Utah; Jacob Hansen; Cheryl
Johnson, Orem, Utah; Chris Johnson, Philippines Bocolod Mission; Dallas Hansen, Brazil
Porto Allege South Mission; Reed Hansen; Megan Johnson; Ben Hansen; Rachael Johnson;
Brianna Johnson; Hailey Hansen; Colton Hansen; and one great grandchild, Parker Jessop
He was preceded in death by his parents and two daughters, Mary Ann and Nancy.
There will be a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2007, at the Allen-Hall
Mortuary, 34 E. Center Street in Logan. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. in the chapel
at 309 S. Main, Providence, Utah. There will also be a viewing prior to the funeral at the
same address from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Bishop Darwin Kitchen will officiate at the funeral.
The family is very grateful for the great care that Dad received while in the VA Hospital
from both the doctors and the nursing staff.
Interment will be in the Garden City Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenmortuar ies.net
Published in the Logan Herald Journal from 7/31/2007 - 8/11/2007.
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