We love you, Dad
Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, returned to our Heavenly Father, October 17, 2004, after a long battle with cancer.
Dale was born July 13, 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Fred and Alice Hansen. He served his country in the US Navy Air Corps. Married his sweetheart, Bonnie D. Thompson, June 27, 1947 in the Salt Lake Temple. He was a professional man who enjoyed, woodworking, ceramics, gardening, and reading. He was a wonderful husband, father and adoring grandfather. He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served in many capacities.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years; children, Gay Lee (Jim) Shaw, Scott, Mark (Lynette), Melody Hunsaker, Michelle Stopenhagen, David (Julie), Kim (Annette), Chris (Wendy); 20 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Fred J. (Barbara K.) Hansen; sisters-in-law, Margaret, Beth, Blanche, and Kathlyn.
Preceded in death by his parents; children, Kurt, Debra, Michael, Bret, and an infant girl.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 21st, 2:00 p.m. at Redwood Memorial Mortuary, 6500 S. Redwood Rd. A viewing will be held one hour prior to services.
The family would like to thank the hospice staff for the loving care they extended to Dale.