Larry Hansen Obit

NLJ Staff

Larry Hansen

October 20, 1943- July 3, 2019

Larry Hansen passed away July 3, 2019 at the Hospice House in Rapid City, S.D. He was born October 20, 1943 in Fremont, Neb. to James and Eleanor (Jensen) Hansen. He attended school in Liberty, Neb. and joined the navy after high school.

He worked for Dempster manufacturing before going to work for Cengas in Beatrice, Neb. as a welder in 1966, where he stayed until retirement due to poor health. He married Carolyn Wallman on June 21, 1968 and they divorced in 1999. He transferred to Plattsmouth, Neb. in 1975 where he stayed until moving to Newcastle in 1991. 

He is survived by his sons, Jerry and Jim, both of Newcastle; three grandchildren, Brendan, Zack, and Kelsey, all of Herreid, S.D.; two sisters, Shirley Farris of Mayer, Ariz., and Sharon (Terry) Thompson of Shreveport, La.; many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, foster parents, Ed and Marjory Sejkora; five brothers, Jim, Jerry, Jack, Buster, and Bob; two sisters, Donna and Bette; father and mother-in-law Ehme and Frieda Wallman. No Services will be held at his request. 


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