Jim, the sixth and youngest child of Dolores (Clark) and James Hansen, Sr., grew up in Bradford, New Hampshire. He was a 1980 graduate of Kearsarge Regional High School and a 1982 graduate of the New Hampshire Vocational Technical College, Berlin campus. He owned and operated J. Hansen Painting, Inc. on Marco Island for the past 18 years.
In addition to his parents, Jim is survived by Dan Theckston of Naples, whom he loved and helped raise as his own son. Sisters Jo Labelle, Karen (Dan) Ladd, Barbara (Tim) Dauphinais, his brothers Steven (Deborah) Hansen and Thomas (Marci) Hansen, as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of devoted long time friends that he considered family members on Marco Island.
Jim was a loyal fan of the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox. His passions were fishing and boating.
Jim will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He was loved by many, lived life to its fullest, and will never be forgotten. In accordance with his wishes, the family will gather at his favorite fishing spot for a memorial service in his honor at a later date.