Willard P. Hansen Jr., age 66, of Edwards died unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 30, 2011.
There will be a gathering in memory of Willard at a future date. Arrangements are being handled by French Funeral Home, Edwards.
He was born on March 2, 1945 in Taylor, PA to the late Willard Hansen, Sr. and Frances (Masters) Hansen. He married Madelyn Pugliano on December 29, 1965 in Albert Lea, MN. In his free time, Willard enjoyed building race cars as a hobby.
Mr. Hansen served aboard nuclear powered submarines in the US Navy from 1963 until his honorable discharge in 1973. He had received the Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Star, the National Defense Service Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Achievement Medal, and a Good Conduct Medal.
His survivors include his wife, Madelyn; two sons, Wil Hansen of Canton and Derrick (Kim) Martin of Castorland; and two grandchildren, Kaisyn and Alexia.