Dale R. Hansen
Dale Richard Hansen, 88, of Lincoln, passed away on April 13, 2023. Born December 3, 1934 to Fred and Ruth (Lacey) Hansen, in Beaver Crossing, NE.
Dale met his wife, Joyce (Massie) Aksamit, at an Elks singles dance and they were married in 1974, with her four teenage children by their side.
Prior to making his career in printing sales, Dale’s first jobs were a gandy dancer for the railroad and a traveling salesman for Hammond organs. After working on the dock for Western Electric, Dale started as a printing salesman for Nebraska Farmer. He then worked for Jacob North, Nebraska Litho, where he became part owner, and he ended his career at Midwest Web Press.
Dale is a longtime member of the Elks Lodge #80. He enjoyed playing pitch, cribbage and pinochle with friends and family.
Dale is survived by Joyce’s children Sharon (Wayne) Chism, Greeley CO; Martin (Toni) Aksamit; Mark (Tracy) Aksamit; Sandra Eadie all of Lincoln; 15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren. Dale was preceded in death by his parents, wife Joyce, and sister June Schweitzer.
Memorial service: 10:00 a.m, Thursday, April 20, 2023, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneers Blvd, Lincoln, or live stream at stmarks.org/live-stream. Memorials to Lincoln Elks Lodge #80 Scholarship Program. Internment: Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.
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So sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. I knew him through business connections and the Lincoln Elks Lodge. He was a pleasure to be around.
May God welcome Dale home.
I miss him. He was a great man.