Hansell, Delmar A. – Obituary

Delmar A. Hansell, 85, of La Grande, and a former Baker City resident, died Aug. 1, 2002, at his home.

A celebration of his life took place Aug. 2 at Loveland Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Gary Hood of ioneer Park Church officiating.

Mr. Hansell was born Feb. 3, 1917, in Corvallis to William Henry and Lydia L. Bullis Hansell. He attended Corvallis and Newport high schools.

He married Ernestine (Teen) Gardener on Nov. 12, 1947, in Caldwell, Idaho. They lived in Corvallis, then moved to Baker in 1950 and to La Grande in 1956, where Mr. Hansell was a custodian at Greenwood Elementary School. He later transferred to the grounds department. He worked for La Grande School District for 26 years, retiring in 1982. He was known for his love of fishing, the outdoors and his family.

Mr. Hansell is survived by his wife, Ernestine, of La Grande; sons, Mike Hansell of La Grande, Scott and Cheryl Hansell of Corvallis, David Hansell and special friend Mike, of Seattle; daughters and their spouses, Patti Nagy and Ginny Lambert of La Grande, and Betty and Bill Owen of Imbler; sisters, Laverne Martin of King City, Jean Black and Beverly Howard of Corvallis; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Wally; his grandson, Kris; two sisters and one brother.

Contributions in Mr. Hansell’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Grande Ronde Hospital Home Care Services in care of Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande, OR 97850.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 9, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 22 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/hansell-delmar-a-obituary.htm - Last updated on May 31st, 2011

Locations: , , , , ,

Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.

Connect With Us!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share This

Share this post with your friends!