Jorgen G. Hansen 1917 - 2009 Lawrence
Private services for Jorgen G. Hansen, 92, Lawrence, formerly of Middletown, Ct., will be at a later date.
Mr. Hansen died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
He was born July 23, 1917, in Copenhagen, the son of Ejnar and Ebba Andresen Hansen. He received a degree in architecture from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and worked there as a young man.
Mr. Hansen was self-employed as a graphic designer, furniture designer and piano designer. He spent many years living in Middletown before moving to Lawrence in 2004 to be closer to family.
He married Fritze Steffesen on Aug. 4, 1944, and they immigrated to the United States in 1947. She preceded him in death in 1981.
Survivors include a son, Peter and daughter-in-law Gail, Lawrence; and two grandchildren, Christian and Dana.
The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Community Theatre or the Employee Recognition Fund at Brandon Woods at Alvamar, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Hansen.