Bruce Edward Hansen, 89, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at his home. Bruce was born June 27, 1921, in Brownsboro, Ore., to George and Flossie Hansen.

Bruce served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946. Following his term in service, he married Joyce Morgan in 1947. Bruce farmed for many years and eventually retired from Boise Cascade.

Bruce is survived by his wife, Joyce; a daughter, Linda Hardies, of Apple Valley, Minn.; a son, Ron Hansen, of Eagle Point, Ore.; as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bruce was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Leonard; and son, William "Bill" Hansen.

A graveside service will be held at Memory Gardens, at 1:00 p.m., on May 10, 2011.