Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park

4955 Pine Street, Beaumont, TX


Harry J. Hansen

July 6, 1929June 11, 2019

1929 - 2019 Harry “Sonny” Junior Hansen, born June 6, 1929 in New York City, New York to Henry “Harry” and Doris Hansen. Sonny passed away on June 11, 2019 in New Braunfels, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Jackie, great-grandson Spencer Hansen and Barbara, his wife of 64 years. He moved to Texas with his parents, brother Robert and sisters Jackie, Pat, and Barbara. In his teens he cajoled his way into the Marines, served with “C” Battery, 155 Howitzer Battalion, and saw action in Korea. After his Service to the Nation, he joined his father’s business Hansen Plumbing, and married Barbara Peterson.

Together they had five kids who survive them both; daughters Terri Webster and husband Danny, and Cheryl Gordon; sons Henry and wife Jo Ann, Michael and wife Carol, and Ben Hansen. Sonny is also survived by; granddaughters Amanda Hansen, Christine Hansen, Callie Gordon, and by grandsons Wesley Hansen, Travis Hansen, Crawford Gordon, Christopher Woodward and wife Jessica, Ian Webster, and Eric Webster.

Sonny is also survived by great-granddaughters Bailey Hansen and Shelby Woodward, great-grandsons Christian and Luke Woodward, and great-great-grandson Blayne Hansen.

Sonny was a long-time member of the Sabine Tabernacle in Beaumont, Texas, and had a close, personal relationship with Jesus. He was kind, trusting, wise, faithful, hardworking, funny, and loved us all as much as we loved him, and then some..

Services will be Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Sabine Tabernacle, 1065 Hazel, Beaumont, Texas. Visitation at 1pm, services at 2pm.


  • The Family Will Receive Friends Friday, June 14, 2019
  • A Funeral Service Friday, June 14, 2019


Harry J. Hansen

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Stephanie Jolly

June 13, 2019

Uncle Sonny will be greatly missed. He always called me good lookin' and always had a smile on his face. He holds a very special place in my heart. See you again in heaven.