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Obituary: Richard Hansen Eskelsen

Richard (Dick) Hansen Eskelsen passed away March 26, 2001 in New Zealand.

Born September 10, 1928 in Murray, Utah to Leroy Owen Eskelsen and Harriet Miranda Hansen Eskelsen. Twin brother of Ronald Hansen Eskelsen, who passed away Jan. 2, 1947. Married

to Dixie Lawson Eskelsen November 24, 1950; later divorced. He married Dawn Ridell Eskelsen August 3, 1975. Resided in the north island, Keri Keri, New Zealand for the past 25 years.

Preceded in death by son, Richard Craig Eskelsen October 11, 1981; and just recently by daughter, Pamela Eskelsen Carter March 10, 2001. Sisters, Lucy Deanne Eskelsen; and Shirley Eskelsen Wenerstrom Boswell; youngest brother, Curtis Eskelsen and family.

Survived by his wife, Dawn, New Zealand; sons, Jeff Eskelsen (Ruby), Wellington, UT; and Kelly Eskelsen (Marie) Salt Lake City; two step sons, Roger and Nick Hyde, New Zealand; brothers, Kerm Eskelsen (Pat) Midvale; and Keith Eskelsen (Gerry), Murray; sister, Joann Eskelsen Gibson, Salt Lake; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral and burial, Keri, Keri, New Zealand.