Orville Lee Hansen, age 79, of Imlay City, formerly of Almont, passed away on February 18, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born September 12, 1942, the son of Orville Leon and Pansy (Gallapoo) Hansen. He graduated from Utica High School in 1960. He worked as a policeman in Utica, Mt. Clemens and Almont. He also was a volunteer fireman for the Almont Fire Department. Michigan State Policeman Orville worked at the Ford Engine Plant in Romeo for over 17 years. He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed hunting bear, boar, white tail and pheasant. He also enjoyed riding his Goldwing motorcycle around the United States. Orville was a talented woodworker making duck and mini motorcycle sculptures, and a grandfather clock. He was a member of the NRA and a gun collector.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia; loving children, Troy (Sue) Hansen of Capac, Tammy Jo Hudson of Imlay City, Tuesday (David) Reis of Imlay City; stepchildren Chrissy (Vicky) Brady of St. Clair Shores; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his late wife, Karen; son, Tully Hansen; grandchildren, Willie Hansen, Kevin Queener and Kristen Hansen; siblings, Donna Harry, Helen Crystal and Leon Hansen; and two nieces, Julie Hansen and Debby Dismore.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, February 22, 2022 with Pastor Eric Sonquint officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the family’s wishes in Orville’s honor.
Arrangements entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home – Almont (138 South Main, Almont, MI 48003.) Be sure to share a fond memory on Orville’s memory page at www.muirbrothers.com.