David Hansen

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David Lee Hansen
March 21, 1953 - June 21, 2015
On June 21, 2015, David Lee Hansen, lost his battle with cancer. He was 62. Dave was born March 21, 1953, in Windem, Minnesota to Loren and June Hansen. He was raised in Odin, Minnesota, where he made many lifelong friends.
After graduating from high school, he went to work in a local cannery. He left that job and joined the Navy. He was proud to serve this country on the USS Kitty Hawk. While in Oak Harbor, Washington, Dave met Jeanne. They were married on June 6, 1987, and they loved each other very much for the past 28 years.
After his honorable discharge from the Navy, Dave and Jeanne settled down in Nampa, Idaho. He worked at Circle K and Paul's IGA for many years. He loved to fix things and help out others. Dave was dedicated to his family and friends. He appreciated the smallest kindness and he had an amazing ability to remember the names of people he had met. He loved to make people smile or laugh. One of his favorite lines was, "You talking to me? "
Dave didn't have children of his own, but he loved hanging out with the neighbor kids and their cousins playing catch and watching them grow into fine young men.
Dave is survived by his wife Jeanne, his mother June, his sisters, Judy Shepard and Sharon Luther, and his brothers, Sanford and Tom Hansen.
There will be a committal service at the Veterans Cemetery on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in Eagle, Idaho. Processions will begin at 11:00 am, at the main gate. After the service, friends and family are invited to a casual lunch at their home in Nampa.

Published in Idaho Press Tribune on July 6, 2015
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