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Gary W. Hansen


   Gary West Hansen 81, a longtime resident of St. Anthony passed away Nov. 29, 2012 in the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center from a heart condition.

Gary was born Sept. 6, 1931 at Idaho Falls, Idaho the son of J. LaVon and Hanna Ruth Hansen. He grew up in the upper Snake River Valley where he attended his schooling, graduating from South Fremont High. He also attended Ricks College andUtah State University where he received his Masters Degree.

He married Marylyn Davis on March 21, 1957 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. Gary worked as a weed control specialist for the U. S. Government. Because of his work they moved around allot living in Salt Lake City, UT.; Covina, CA.; Navoto, CA.; Littleton, Co.; Egypt, moving back to St. Anthony in l985 where they have since resided.

Gary joined the U. S. Army in 1954 and was honorably discharged in l956. He was a active member of the Local V.F.W and American Legion burial team. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting and he enjoyed fishing all his life. He was a active member of the LDS Church.

He is survived by his wife Marylyn of St. Anthony. Children - Kevin Wayne (Ellen) Hansen, Coeur’ d Alene, ID.; and Jill Ann (Michael) Craven, Dallas, Georgia. Siblings Jan Kent (Judy) Hansen, So. Jordon, UT.; and Sharon Ruth (Brent) Blake, St. Anthony. 9 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Anthony LDS Stake Center with Bishop Creed Webster, officiating. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. and at the church Wednesday one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the St. Anthony Riverview Cemetery where military rites will be performed by the St. Anthony V.F.W. Post 9425 and American Legion Post 22.


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