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Raymond Noble Hansen

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“To my extended Utah family -- I have only wonderful memories of Ray. I always looked forward to your family trips to Montana and getting to spend...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Bill & Teresa Schulz - Helena, MT

“Dear Lily and Family: We Send Our Love at Raymond's Passing..He has Lived a Full Life and Was So Proud of You and The Family. May Our Father in...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Harry Gephart - Tremonton, UT

“I'm So Very sorry for the passing of Raymond. I have very fond memories of knowing and being around him. I was in the Ward as a young woman and...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Barbara Smith Abbott - Las Vegas, NV

“I'm sorry to read of Raymond passing from this life. I have many good memories of being a friend. He was a man of honor and integrity. I hope as...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Reed A Summers - UT

“David and Lanae and family, We are deeply sorry for your loss. May all the great memories bring you comfort and peace in the following days. Our...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Norm & Diana Coleman - Fielding, UT

“Dear Lilly & family, I cherish my many years of assocition and friendship with Ray and your family. We have lost a great man. He will surely be...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Willis Petersen - Elwood, UT


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Elwood, UT–Raymond Noble Hansen, 90, of Elwood passed away Thursday, July 22, 2010 surrounded by his family. He was born December 4, 1919 on his family's farm north of Bear River City to Mads Frederik and Bertha Louise Johnsen Hansen. He graduated from Bear River High School in 1939, and then attended Weber College. He enlisted in the Coast Guard during WWII, where he was stationed in Hawaii and Seattle, WA. It was while in Seattle that he met his wife of 65 years, Lily Bernice Wahl. They were married in the Logan Temple July 13, 1945. After the war, Raymond and Lily built their home in Elwood. Raymond farmed, drove school bus and worked as a carpenter for the Box Elder County School District until retiring in 1985.He loved to fish, camp, and hike with his family. He was a wonderful carpenter and enjoyed making furniture and children's toys in his shop at home. He also liked to garden and planted a big vegetable garden every year. He was never idle, always working and playing hard. He loved music and was always singing and whistling wherever he went. Raymond was a faithful member of the Tremonton 3rd Ward where he served as Bishop from 1990-1995 and held numerous other positions. He served as scoutmaster for many years, for which he received the Golden Spike District Award of Merit in 1967. And the Silver Beaver Award in March of 2010 He is survived by his wife Lily, his sons, Lorin (Mayela), Craig, DeVere (Kris), Thad (Lisa), Daryl (Julianne) and Bert (Glenda), and his daughters, Maralee (Lex) Anderson, Lynae (David) Winkler, and Joan (Aaron) Whitaker, 34 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister and brother in law, Norma (Frank) Hall. He was preceded in death by his parents and ten older sisters and brothers. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 26, 11:00 a.m. at the Tremonton 3rd LDS Ward, 9590 N. 6800 W., Tremonton with Bishop Norman Fukui, officiating. Friends may call at the church from 9:00-10:40 a.m. Interment will be in the Elwood Cemetery where military honors will be accorded. The family expresses appreciation to IHC Home Health and Hospice, Carol, Shawn, Stacy, Robyn, Mavis and Chaplin Mary McEntire and Dr. Rod Merrell

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