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Edward John Hansen

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Edward John Hansen Obituary
Edward John Hansen
July 17, 1926 - Aug. 22, 2013
Resident of Santa Clara
for 58 years
Born in Baltimore, MD, Ed attended Baltimore City College before enlisting in the army in 1944. He served for 2 years, 1 of which was in the Philippines. He returned to Baltimore where he attended the University of Maryland before coming to San Francisco in 1952. Ed met his wife of 57 years in 1954. They moved to Santa Clara in 1955 and began raising a family. Ed lost his wife Margaret on March 11, 2012. They are survived by their six children: Nancy, Margaret, John, Marian, Robert and Richard (Pam) and they had two grandchildren Jenny and Gillian. Ed is also survived by his brother Richard (Shirley). His sister Anna preceded Ed in death. Ed was employed at Lockheed Missiles and Space from July, 1966 until Dec., 1991. During his time at Lockheed he continued his education earning his MBA and CDP from San Jose State. After retirement he was a dedicated volunteer at the Santa Clara Senior Center preparing tax returns. Ed always had a love of music he was a member of the Sunnyvale Symphony and had his own band the Swinging Saints. A Memorial Celebration of Ed's life will be on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 11 am at Lima Family Santa Clara Mortuary, 466 N. Winchester Blvd.

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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Aug. 31, 2013
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