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Paul Hansen

1928 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Paul Hansen
Nov 21, 1928 - Oct 14, 2013
A 55 year resident of Ladera, Portola Valley
Paul was born in San Francisco to Hildur and Olaf Hansen. Paul had many fond memories of his early years on "Nanny Goat Hill" in San Francisco. His family moved to San Carlos and later Paul attended and graduated from Sequoia High School in 1947. Paul met Joann at Sequoia, and they were married in 1949.
Paul worked for Pan American Airways, Pacific Southwest and Hiller Helicopters in Menlo Park. During the Korean War years he was in the Army stationed in Texas. He was employed by Lockheed Space Systems Division for 32 years until his retirement. He was involved with the Corona Imaging and Reconnaissance satellite project.
Paul is survived by his wife Joann, daughter Jody Hansen Arthur (Stuart), sons Erik Hansen and John Hansen (Karen), eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A service of thanksgiving for and celebration of Paul's life will be held on Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 2:00pm at the Ladera Community Church, 3300 Alpine Road, Portola Valley, CA.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Paul's name to your choice of Ladera Community Church, Pathways Home Hospice Care or California State Parks Foundation.


Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times from Nov. 13 to Nov. 15, 2013
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