Ronald Hansen Sr.

Born: Sun., Mar. 31, 1957
Died: Thu., Feb. 9, 2012

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Ronald P. Hansen Sr., 54, Longtime resident of St. Ignatius (Mission Valley) for 23 years.  Ron passed away on February 9, 2012 at a family home in Seeley Lake.  Ron was the youngest of six children, born to Roy Sr. & Pauline Hansen in Olympia, WA, on March 31, 1957.  When Ron was 4 the family moved to North Bend B.C. After the death of his father in 1971 the family moved back to Yelm, WA in 1974.  Ron continued his education, and graduated from Yelm High School in 1976.  After graduating, Ron came to Montana, he worked in Logging, Farm Work, and Heavy Equipment.  On April 25, 1987, Ron married Mona Gibson in Kalispell. Ron & Mona made their home in the Mission Valley.  Their only son Ronald P. Hansen Jr. was born in Polson on June 4, 1991, Ron's hobbies were hunting, fishing, gold panning, and genealogy on his, and Mona's families.  Ron was a member of the LDS church. Ron ejoyed helping other families, and especially children.  He was a Big Brother to all the kids.  Ron had several nicknames that his good friends called him, “Moose”, “ Bubba”, and “ BigRon”.  
Ron is preceded in death by his grandparents, mother & father, one brother, and one nephew.
Ron is survived by his wife Mona, Son Ron Jr. of St. Ignatius, a Step-son Paul Tucker of Bozeman, and Step- Son Tommy Price of Washington, DC.  One sister Loralee (Tom) Daley, Richard (Toni) Hansen of Olympia, WA. Glenn (Becky) Hansen of Nielton, WA and numerous nieces and Nephews.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Saturday March 3, 2012 at 1pm in St. Ignatius at the community hall, with Everett Foust officiating, a potluck will follow.
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Carol and Dick
   Posted Wed February 15, 2012
Dear Ronnie and Mona,
We were so very sorry to read of Ron''s passing. I will write you a personal note to your P.O. Box 891 but we did want you to know that we are thinking about you and sending our love -
Carol & Dick

Doug Martin - Karen Belloumini
   Posted Wed February 15, 2012
My sincere sympathies to Mona and Ronnie Jr. the rest of the family and friends. Big Ron was a fine man and if you wanted something done right, you let Ron run with it! I found Ron to be competent and kind, very smart and humble. You will be missed, my friend, untill we see you on the other side.

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