James Carl Hansen, 52, of Westby passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at his home, peacefully in the morning.

Jim was born February 12, 1961 to Dorothy and Edwin Hansen. He was a graduate of Westby High School in 1980. Shortly after graduation he married the love of his life, Darla (Dunnum) Hansen, on July 18, 1981 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Westby.

Jim was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. He was also a proud owner of his family business, The Westby Kwik Stop in Westby, WI. Jim was known for his excellent cuisine and catered many family events through JD’s Catering.

Jim was an amazing dad to Scott (Veronica) Hansen of La Crosse, and Devin Hansen of Westby, and a grandpa to Connor Hansen of La Crosse.

He is survived by his wife, Darla of 32 years; his sons: Scot and Devin; daughter-in-law, Veronica; and grandson, Connor; four brothers; four sisters; and many loving family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Dorothy; one sister and one brother; and other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 25, 2013 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Westby. Pastor John Dumke will officiate with burial in Our Savior’s Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Vosseteig Funeral Home, 708 S. Main Street (Hwy 14) in Westby and also at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers and plants memorials may be made to Norse Fund.

The Vosseteig Funeral Home of Westby is serving the family.