Dale Lee Hansen

Thursday, August 28, 2008

DALE LEE HANSEN, a resident of Holiday Island, Arkansas, was born February 8, 1932 in Cotesfield, NE, a son of Niels Peter and Dora Marie (Miller) Hansen. He departed this life August 24, 2008 in Eureka Springs, AR, at the age of 76.

Mr. Hansen worked as a diesel mechanic for the Union Pacific Railroad. He was a member of the Holiday Island Presbyterian Church, the Masonic Lodge Solomon #10, Fort Calhoun, NE and American Legion #9 of Arkansas.

On October 6, 1990 Mr. Hansen was united in marriage with Virginia Thompson Ehlers who survives him of the home. He is also survived by two step-sons, Lee Ehlers and wife Ellen of Omaha, NE and John Ehlers and wife Dawn of Keller, TX; one step-daughter, Joni Weddington of Omaha, NE; seven step-grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth Hansen and wife Sharlene of Dennison, IA; one sister, Phyllis Barns of Fort Calhoun, NE; three nieces and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, August 30, 2008 at the Holiday Island Presbyterian Church with Reverend Clare Kelley officiating. Memorial donations may be sent to Holiday Island Presbyterian Church, POB 3095, Holiday Island, AR 72631. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.