Melvin H Hansen of Goshen, ID died September 30, 2010 of causes incident to age.
Melvin was born July 14, 1922 in Goshen, ID. He was the youngest of six children born to Hiram K. and Esther P. Hansen.
He graduated from Firth High School.
Melvin married Carma L Millar in Dillon, MT on July 6, 1943. Soon after he entered the military. Upon his return home from his military service Melvin and Carma purchased a farm in the Goshen area where they raised their family. They had a dairy farm and Melvin enjoyed working with the animals and raising his crops.
Upon retirement in 1986 Melvin and Carma bought a second home in Overton, NV where they spent the winters. They made many friends there and enjoyed their time together. Carma passed away on August 13, 1998.
Melvin is survived by three sons and two daughters. Richard (Kelly), Barbara Wallis, Gary (Vivian), Kevin (Monica) and Kimberley (Kenneth), Dela Vega and his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Carma, son, Paul and his brothers and sisters, Rodney, Cleora, Ruel, Afton and Opal.
Graveside services will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday October 5, 2010 at the Goshen Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday October 4
from 7:00 till 8:30 P.M. at Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley. Military Rites will be performed by the David B. Bleak Post 93.