Darrell Lloyd Hansen age 91 of Laurel, Nebraska died on Monday, December 07, 2020 at Hillcrest Care Center in Laurel, Nebraska.
Funeral services will be on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Evangelical Free Church in Concord, Nebraska with Pastor Todd Thelen officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 6:00 – 7:00 pm on Friday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel.
Darrell Lloyd Hansen was born on March 12, 1929 in Hartington, Nebraska to John P. and Minnie Dora (Willms) Hansen. He grew up in the Coleridge, Nebraska area and attended the Clairmont Country School near Coleridge. Darrell graduated from Coleridge High School in 1946. After high school he worked for Hefner Oil and then at the station for Ernest Willms in Coleridge. Darrell married Lois Tuttle on September 28, 1950 in Laurel, Nebraska. He farmed with his dad and then rented a farm after he was married to Lois. In 1968 Darrell and Lois bought a farm west of Laurel which he worked on until he retired. After his retirement from farming he enjoyed working with his family.
Darrell was very involved in his church. He also liked to fish when he had the opportunity.
Darrell is survived by his wife, Lois of Laurel; three sons John (Yolanda) Hansen of Laurel, Dan (Lori) Hansen of Laurel, Steve (Lisa) Hansen of Laurel; a daughter Patricia (Don) Faircloth of Edmond, OK; daughter-in-law Yvonne Hansen of Laurel; 16 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; two sisters Jacqueline (Marvin) Domina of Coleridge, Kay Hefner of Coleridge; sister-in-law Carole (Dwain) Peterson of Mankato, MN.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Minnie Hansen, daughter Pamela Hansen; son Timothy Hansen; brother-in-law George V. Hefner.