July 4, 1935 – April 20, 2013
Paul Hansen beloved husband of Sheila Hansen of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the age of 77 years.
Paul was born to Beatha and Hans Hansen and was raised in Dickson, AB. At the age of 23, Paul began travelling and covered much of Europe and Africa. He returned to Canada and at the age of 27, met Sheila Harvey. They were married January 18, 1963 and celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary this past January. Paul had been employed with CP Rail, then began a career as a mason and later was employed with the City of Calgary. Paul was active in many activities, playing horse shoes, golf, bowling, shuffleboard and card games. He was a social man, enjoying spending time with family and friends and will be remembered by having a beer in his hand and a smile on his face.
Paul is survived by his loving wife Sheila, two sons Gavin (Tracy) and Laurence (Tracy); five grandchildren Alesha, Jared, Jocelyn, Jenna and Cody; two brothers Gunner (Edith) and Wilfred (Margaret) as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his daughter Linda Hansen in 1980.
A Celebration of Paul’s life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Forest Lawn Branch #275 (755 – 40th Street SE, Calgary) on Monday, April 29, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In living memory of Paul Hansen, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences