Jorgen Hansen


Jorgen G. Hansen, 92, Lawrence, formerly of Middletown, CT, died peacefully on December 7, 2009 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.   The family is planning private services.

He was born on July 23, 1917 in Copenhagen, Denmark 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.

He married Fritze Steffesen on August 4, 1944 and they immigrated to the United States in 1947.  She preceded him in death in 1981.  Jorgen was self employed as a graphic designer, furniture designer and piano designer.  He spent many years living in Middletown, CT before moving to Lawrence in 2004 to be closer to his family.

Survivors include his son, Peter and daughter-in-law, Gail of Lawrence and two grandchildren, Christian and Dana.   The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lawrence Community Theater where Jorgen spent many enjoyable evenings, or to the Employee Recognition Fund at Brandon Woods, care of McElwain Mortuary.  Online condolences may be sent to  subject: Hansen


2 Condolences

  1. Jeff & Sandy Blair on December 11, 2009 at 12:00 am

    Our deepest condolances upon the passing of your dad. We enjoyed meeting him through the theatre.

  2. Daniel Devlin and Marcia Ackerman on December 12, 2009 at 12:00 am

    To our friends, The Hansen Family:

    Our thoughts are with you. Your dad must have enjoyed a full and creative life.

    It is wonderful that he was here to share the memories of your family’s many accomplishments.

    The Dan Devlin Family

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