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“Bob” Robert V. Hansen, 75 of Grand
Island, NE, formerly
of Commerce City, CO, died Friday, February 6, 2009 at the Central
City Care Center.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at All Faiths Funeral
Home, Grand Island. The
Father James C. Schmitt will officiate. Graveside service will
be 1 p.m. Friday in the Riverside Cemetery at Denver, CO with
Aspen Mortuary of Commerce City assisting.
Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Monday and one hour
before service time at All Faiths Funeral Home.
Mr. Hansen was born August 11, 1933 at Elm Creek, NE the son of Arthur and Rosella (Palmer) Hansen.
His wife Violet died in 2002.
Survivors are a son, Tim Hansen of Grand Island; brothers, Raymond and his wife Darlene Hansen
of North Platte and
Other survivors are grandchildren, Sean Hansen, Tina
Bartunek, Tonya Hansen, Nathan Hansen, Philip Hansen, Travis Hansen
and Sierra Hansen, eleven great-grandchildren and a great great-grandson.
In addition to his wife, his parents; sons, Arthur and
Bradley; brothers, Jack and William and sisters, Pat and Phyllis
preceded him in death.
Bob was raised in North Platte graduating from North Platte Senior
High. He was a member of the Nebraska National Guard. On March
20, 1952 he was united in marriage to Violet Ruyle at Shelton, NE.
They lived in Broken Bow, North Platte,
and Grand Island before moving to Commerce
City, Colorado. Bob moved back to Grand Island in 2003. He
was a master mason for over 60 years. He was very active in
the Eagles. In 1978 he ran for Nebraska Governor’s office.
Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice.