Dean Gordon Hansen1927 ~ 2012Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother, Dean Gordon Hansen passed away peacefully at home February 29, 2012. Born February 11, 1927 to Henry and Lucille Turpin Hansen. Dean proudly served his country in the US Navy, later worked as a heating and air inspector for Salt Lake City. He retired after many years of dedicated service.Married LaVerle Nelson, May 19, 1950, they had 3 children together. Later divorced. Married Yvonne Youngdell November 11, 1978.Survived by his wife, brother Max (Marlene) Hansen, children LaDean (Phil) Swasey, Kay Hansen, Gordon Hansen and step children Carol (Steve) Pierce, Debra (John) Weber, Rhonda Jensen, Randy (Chareese) Youngdell. 14 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren.Preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters.Dean donated his body to the University of Utah Body Donor Program for medical research. A memorial service will be held in his honor March 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the LDS Church 7825 West Sharon Drive Magna, Utah.The family would like to thank Curo Hospice for their kind service and care. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Curo Hospice or U of U Body Donor Program.
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