EAST OTTO – Richard C. Hansen, 83, formerly of East Otto and Little Valley, passed away Friday (Dec. 6, 2013) at the Gowanda Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
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He was born June 12, 1930, in East Otto, the son of the late Albert and Barbara (Bond) Hansen.
Mr. Hansen was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division. He was employed by the Cattaraugus County Highway Department for 15 years, and had a dairy farm on East Flatts Road in East Otto for 40 years.
Mr. Hansen is survived by a brother, Elton Hansen of Gowanda; two nephews, Mike Hansen and Albert Hansen; four nieces, Beth Marsh, Sara Schrader, Cheryl Kulpa and Minnie Hansen; and grandnieces and grandnephews.
He was predeceased by a brother, Glenn Hansen.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St., Little Valley. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday (Dec. 9, 2013) from the funeral home. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Springville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the East Otto United Methodist Church.
Mentley Funeral Home Inc
411 Rock City Street
Little Valley, NY 14755
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Dec. 7, 2013