HANSEN, Harry. Harry Roald Hansen of Sheridan Lake, BC. passed away peacefully on August 17th, 2013 at the age of 90 with his devoted wife Edith by his side. Predeceased by his two sons, Glenn Hansen and Dennis Hansen, he will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by Edith, his bride of 64 years, 3 granddaughters, Danielle Hansen, Corie Hansen and Haley Hansen, daughter in law, Debbie Hansen and extended family and friends. Harry was born in Norway in 1923 and spent many years as a shoemaker and owner of Hansen’s Bootery in Agassiz, B.C. retiring in the early 1970’s at Sheridan Lake, B.C. He was a devoted family man and a passionate snow skier who continued to ski into his 80’s and was the founder of the Silver Tip Ski Area in the Sunshine Valley. At Harry’s request, there will be no formal service. A celebration of his life with family will take place at a later date. The family wishes to extend special thanks to the caring staff at Lakeview Lodge for their dedication and gentle assistance given to Harry as well as his devoted friends at Sheridan Lake.
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