Lyle Hansen, 82


Lyle Hansen was born April 25, 1941, to H. Charles Hansen and Vivian (Berger) Hansen. He graduated from Woodbine High School. He worked at Union Pacific in Omaha before enlisting in the United States Army. He was stationed in San Francisco, Calif.. He later moved to Las Vegas and worked for National Airlines and Pan Am Airlines for approximately 20 years. When Pan Am shut down, he became a limousine drive for Desert Inn and later for Caesar’s Palace from which he retired.

Lyle enjoyed life and made friends easily. He always found time to come back to Iowa and visit his family.

Lyle succumbed to Alzheimer’s Disease on May 13, 2023. He was preceded in death by his son Jake; his parents; brother John Hansen; and sister Carolyn Waldemer.

He is survived by his son, Kirk; his daughter, Sara; brother, Gene Hansen; sister, Kathy Lecnar; sister-in-law, Elaine Hansen; brother-in-law, Mike Waldemer; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.