Dr. Carl Edward Hansen
1922 ~ 2013
Carl Edward Hansen, of Holladay, died Thursday September 5, 2013 in Murray, Utah.
He was born October 11, 1922 in Magna, Utah to Edward and Hulda Hansen. Carl served in the Army Air Corps in Italy and North Africa during WW II. In 1945, he married Lila Salm, in the Salt Lake Temple.
After graduating from the Chicago College of Optometry, he practiced in Provo and Salt Lake City.
Carl was an active member of the LDS Church and served in many callings.
He joined the International Lions Club in 1951, was president several times and received many awards. His years of dedication were realized with completion of The Holladay Lions Fitness and Recreation Center, and barrier free park.
Carl's greatest priority and love was his family. He is survived by his wife Lila; children Sheri (Owen) Hogle, Eric (Camille Thorn) and Kathy (John) Sokia; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. They are grateful to have had such an honorable, loving, kind and humorous man watching over them all.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Michael Galindo for the compassion and care he showed during this difficult time.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 13, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Olympus Cove Ward, 3862 E. Oakview Drive.
The family will greet friends Thursday evening, September 12, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:p.m. at Cottonwood Holladay Mortuary, 4670 S. Highland Drive and Friday, September 13, from 10:00 to 10:45 at the church.
Online condolences to www.holladaycottonwoodmortuary.com
Published by Deseret News from Sep. 10 to Sep. 11, 2013.