Walter Hansen age 97 and life long resident of Concord passed away on Monday, October 24, 2011 at Emerson Hospital. He was the husband of the late Margaret Bishop Hansen who died on July 1, 2011.
Born on March 15, 1914 in Concord he was the son of the late Hans Jergen and Karen (Grondahl) Hansen. Raised and educated in Concord he graduated from Concord High School. He then enlisted in the United States Army during WWII.
Upon his return home he married and settled in Concord. Mr. Hansen was employed for many years as a printer with the Waltham News Tribune. He was also a member of the Concord Auxiliary Fire Department for many years, retiring as a captain.
A long time member of the West Concord Union Church, he attended weekly service and was active in many church committees. He also enjoyed the live steam hobby and was an active member of Waushakum Live Steamers in Holliston and the Northeast Live Steamers.
He is survived by his son Paul Hansen of Marlborough and several nieces and nephews.
Gifts in his name may be made to Concord Health Care Center, 59 ORNAC, Concord, MA 01742.