Dwight Elwin (D.E.) Hansen, 86, passed away on August 31, 2021, in Brigham City, Utah. He was born to Dwight Emil Hansen & Mabel Hawkins in Logan, Utah on June 17, 1935. D.E. was raised in Fielding, where he attended Fielding Elementary. He graduated from Bear River High School in 1953.
After high school, he served as a corporal in the Army from 1955- 1958. On June 17, 1963, he married Joan C. McArthur in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. They were later sealed in the Logan Temple on June 15, 1970.
D.E. worked at Thiokol (Shaky T.) for twenty years. After retiring, he started a new career that he thoroughly enjoyed. He drove school bus for Box Elder School District for twenty years, retiring in 2010.
He loved to spend his time outdoors. He enjoyed golfing, four- wheeling and talking to anyone that would listen! He had received several awards throughout his lifetime including a certification of appreciation of service in the army, a service award for being a bus driver from Box Elder School District, and most important he was the self-appointed, Box Elder County School Districts finest bus driver.
D.E. is an Elder in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Joan Hansen; children, Ralph (Linda) of Paul, Idaho, Renee Reynolds (Klane) of McCammon, Idaho, Ken (Jackie) of Garland, Utah, Roy (Christy) of Fielding, Utah, and Ryan (Shelley) of Garland, Utah; 27, grandkids; and 35 great grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Mabel (twin sister), Saundra Eccles, Mary Ann Hansen; son, Roger Hansen; and one grandchild, Dakota Clark.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at Noon.
A viewing will be held prior to the funeral service from 10-11:30 A.M.
All services will be held at the Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E.- Tremonton).
The funeral service will be live streamed at the link below.
Interment in the Fielding Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a special thanks for the care given to D.E. by CNS Hospice, his care givers: Misty and Jessica, his granddaughters, Tricia Buchanan & Jurney Hansen and the staff at Mission at Maple Springs in Brigham City.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home.