James Hansen

James Wesley Hansen was born to Wesley and Billie JoAnn (Jones) Hansen Nov. 15, 1962, in Hot Springs, S.D.
James graduated from Custer (S.D.) High School in 1981. He was married to his loving wife Delores for 24 years. They loved riding their Harley and dancing together. 
James cherished spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and really loved spoiling the great grandchildren.
He was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
James, of Custer, died  May 15, 2023, at Monument Health Rapid City (S.D.) Hospital. He was 60.
He was proceeded in death by his mom, Billie JoAnn Hansen; and aunts and uncles that have passed.
James is survived by his wife, Delores, and their eight children—Patricia (Kristyna) Mattison, Gregory (Aleesha) Bechel, Jeremy (Keren) Nicholson, Tamara Nicholson, Tanya Nicholson, Marque Hansen, Donavon Hansen and Preston (Trista) Hansen; his dad, Wesley Hansen; brother, Jeffery (Cherie) Hansen; sister, Jennifer (Rick) (Hansen) Davis; 20 grandchildren; and 26-six great grandchildren.
A celebration of James’ life visitation and sharing with family was held May 22 at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Custer.
Arrangements have been placed under the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Custer. 
Written condolences may be made at chamber

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