Charles Lee (Chuck) Hansen
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Charles Lee (Chuck) Hansen of Surprise, Arizona returned to his heavenly home on January 5, 2014. Chuck was born April 5, 1949 in Phoenix, Arizona to William Carl Hansen and Ruth Rosella Allen Hansen. At around 6 years old Chuck's family moved to Yuma Arizona where he grew up. Chuck graduated from Kofa High School. Chuck was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Chuck served in numerous callings for the church in the course of his life. Upon graduation from high school Chuck served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Central America where he also learned to speak Spanish (which he was able to use often). After his return from serving his mission he attended Dixie State College in St.George, Utah and also BYU in Provo, Utah. Upon graduation from collage with a major in recreation Chuck worked for the Parks and Recreation Department for the city of St. George, Utah for 14 years. Chuck grew up with the love of square dancing and became a professional square dance caller and lived out the remainder of his days calling square dances. Chuck loved the people and enjoyed traveling the country calling square dances. He is survived by his wife Vicky JoLean Reeve Farnsworth Hansen. Brothers Raymond (Pat) Hansen, Sun City, Arizona, William (Linda) Hansen, Cedar City, Utah. Children Bradley (Aleca) Hansen, Spingville, Utah, and Tyler Hansen, Mesa, Arizona. Step children Kent (Kathy) Farnsworth, Winchester Hills, Utah, Kalissa (Buster) Blackham, Chandler, Arizona, Kevin (Pamela) Farnsworth, Orem, Utah, Kirk Farnsworth, Port Lavaca, Texas. Chuck also had 18 grandchildren and 12 great grand children. Chuck is preceded in death by both his parents, his sister Betty Mount, brother Carl Hansen, his son Eric Hansen, and grandson Trent Farnsworth.
Funeral services will be under the direction of Camino del Sol Mortuary and will be held Saturday January 11, 2014 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Surprise North Stake Center located at 23391 N. 166th Drive Surprise, Arizona. Viewing will be between 2-3 pm and service to follow at 3:00 pm.
Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday January 18, 2014 at the LaVerkin City Cemetery LaVerkin, Utah. The family would like to express their appreciation to Hospice of Arizona and the Sun City West ward of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on Jan. 10, 2014