Richard Joseph “Joe” Hansen |

Richard Joseph “Joe” Hansen

Richard J. Hansen passed away on Monday, August 3, 2015, at E. Dene Moore Care Center in Rifle, CO.

Born on July 22, 1920, to Richard “Dick” Hansen and Mabel Bewsher Hansen at Silt, CO, Joe attended schools on Divide Creek and in Rifle. He married Lois Helen Hatch on October 15, 1944; they later divorced.

Joe is survived by his sons, Glenn Hansen of Wray, CO, and Alvin (Linda) Hansen of Rifle; grandsons Mike of Grand Junction and Craig of Garden City, KS; sisters Maryhannah Throm of Rifle and Dorothy Hansen of Delta, CO; three great-grandchildren and two great-great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers John and George, daughter-in-law Diana and great-grandson Garrett.

Cremation has taken place, and funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at the Methodist-Presbyterian Church in Rifle. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rifle Senior Center or the charity of your choice.

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