Gale Albin Hansen, 67, died October 19, 1990, at home in Heber City.

Born April 30, 1923, in Mammoth, Utah to Albin Hansen and Lyda Mrie Ekker. Married Norma Price June 21, 1947, in Paris, Idaho. His first love was his family and friends. He also loved mining and geology. He traveled around the world finding, developing, and mining its mineral resources. He retired from Homestake Mining Co., where he had worked for 20 years. He was a member of the LDS Church, and served in Germany during World War II, as a Sergeant in the Army. He graduated from Utah State University, Class of 1950. He lived many places, including Danville, Calif.; Spokane, Wash.; Mullan, Idaho; Aguilar, Argentina; Logan, Payson, Salt Lake City; and finally came back home to Heber, Utah.Survived by: Wife, of Heber; children, Craig Gale Hansen, Jamestown, Calif.; Kristen Bybee, Modesto, Calif.; Claudia Rees, Heber City; Wade M. Hansen, North Salt Lake; Margaret Rodee, Roy, Utah; Karen Wilson, Portland, Oregon; 25 grandchildren; brother, Leon A. Hansen, Salt Lake City; sisters, Margaret E. Lucas, Kearns; Doris M. Pritchett, Kearns.

Funeral services Monday, October 22, at 1 p.m., in the Heber 1,6,9 Ward Chapel, 500 No. 325 East, Heber. Friends may call at Olpin Mortuary, Sunday, 6 to 8 p.m., and Monday, one hour prior to services. Burial, Heber City Cemetery.

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