Dennis John Hansen
Dennis John Hansen, 66, of Grand Prairie, was received into the hands of God on Sunday, April 14, 2013 while in a Mansfield Hospital.
Celebration of Life: was 11am Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at St. John Lutheran Church; 1218 E. Debbie Lane; Mansfield, TX.
Dennis was born December 26, 1946 in Madison, South Dakota to Herman and Evelyn Hansen. He was a graduate of South Dakota State University and received his undergraduate studies from the University of Kansas. Dennis worked for Jackson National Life as a brokerage manager for 16 years before retiring in 1997. His success as a brokerage manager enabled Dennis to retire at the age of 51 and enjoy his many hobbies. Dennis was an avid golfer and loved international traveling. He loved his family and the precious time spent while visiting his mother. He was preceded in death by his father, Herman Hansen of Salem, SD. Dennis will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.
Survivors: wife, Darla Staggs of Grand Prairie; son, Eric Hansen and his wife Gaby of Dallas, Texas; daughter, Natalie Daugherty and her husband Andy of Orange, Australia; mother, Evelyn Hansen of Salem, SD; brothers, Lynn Hansen and his wife Jean of Denmark, NY and Bob Hansen and his wife Priscilla of Salem, SD; sister, Janice Dolleck and her husband Vernon of Omaha, NE; grandchildren, Ryan, Marley Hansen, Noah and Suzie Daugherty; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and his two long haired dachshunds, Bogey and Mulligan. Services under the direction of Mansfield Funeral Home; Mansfield, Texas.