Funeral services for William "Willie" Hansen, age 91, of Spencer, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the Community Hall in Lynch, Nebraska. Reverend Grant H. Graff will officiate, with burial in Union Cemetery in Spencer.
Military Honors will be provided by Army National Guard Honor Guard.
Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Spencer.
William G. Hansen was born November 20, 1926, and died March 5, 2018, at Butte Healthcare Center in Butte, Nebraska. Willie was raised in Holt County. On August 30, 1952, he married Norma Sharp. They made their home in Holt County from 1952 until 1969. From 1969, until October 6, 2016, they lived in rural Boyd County. Willie moved to the assisted living in Butte in 2016.
Willie served in the United States Army from October 20, 1945, until May 14, 1947. He was a member of Bristow American Legion Post in Bristow, Nebraska.
Willie will be greatly missed by his four children, Dan (Deb) Hansen of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Bob (Laura) Hansen of Bristow, Nebraska, Sharon (Dean) Reynolds of Wahoo, Nebraska, and John (Area) Hansen of Wynot, Nebraska; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Ray Sharp of Helena, Montana; and many nieces, nephews, friends, and family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma in October of 2012; his parents, Daniel and Hester; one brother; and four sisters.