December 17, 2013


Richard A. "Dick" Hansen, 71, of Cedar Falls, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Sartori Memorial Hospital.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Cedar Falls.

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Richardson Funeral Service and also one hour prior to services at the church.

Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Cedar Falls.

Military honors will be conducted by the Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49.

Richard was born June 14, 1942, in Denison, son of Elroy F. and Lucille W. Kenyon Hansen. He married Patsy L. Betts on October 18, 1964, in Denison. She died March 26, 2013.

He served in the US Marine Corps during Vietnam and was employed with United Parcel Service (UPS) for 29 years, retiring as center manager.

Richard is survived by two sons, Eric and Jason (Julie) Hansen, both of Verona, Wis.; four grandchildren: Malia, Caleb, Emily and Jonah Hansen; and two sisters, Judy Bogen of Bluffton, S.C, and Lynnda (Merritt) Behrens of Hilton Head, S.C.

Memorials may be directed to UNICEF.