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Mr. Gerry Lee Hansen

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June 5, 1948 ~ October 3, 2022

Born in: San Antonio, Texas
Resided in: San Antonio , Texas

Gerry Hansen, affectionately known as “Bitty,” entered into eternal rest on October 3, 2022, where he joined his wife, Cherylanne, who died 5 days prior on September 28, 2022. He was born in San Antonio, TX to the late Rosalie Bennett Hansen and Bernard Hansen. Growing up he attended Little Flower Catholic School with his dear friend Gerald, they were often involved in mischiefs activities like, “Lighting firecrackers in the boy’s bathroom”. Gerard served his country in the United States Air Force. He enjoyed the outdoors, gambling and drinking his Lone Star, Jack Daniels while watching his Green Bay Packers. Although, his favorite thing to do was spend time with his grandson Aidan daily. During the Christmas season his wife enjoyed decorating, watching movies and listening to Christmas music but Gerry was known as the “Grinch”.

Gerry is preceeded in death by his parents; sisters, Dolly Bachmeyer, Barbara Hansen; sister-in-law, Terri Hansen and his wife of 50 years, Cherylanne. He will be dearly missed by his son, Shane Hansen and his wife, Candice Hansen; daughter, Desiree Hansen; grandchildren, Aidan, Keaundra, JR “Richie” and LaToya; siblings, Bernard James Hansen, Greg Hansen and his wife, Pat, Judy Hansen, Jerome Hansen and his wife, Lisa, Debra Sanchez and her husband, Alex, Jon Hansen, Mark Hansen and his wife, Karen; also numerous nieces and nephews.


Visitation: October 8, 2022 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MeadowLawn Funeral Home
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


Prayer Service : October 8, 2022 6:30 pm

MeadowLawn Chapel
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


Funeral Service: October 9, 2022 10:00 am - 11:30 am

MeadowLawn Chapel
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


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  1. With all our love– the Browning family. Cheryl & Gerry– together forever. Always in our hearts.

  2. Our prayers to the family. He was a long time neighbor and friend. We grew up together on W Craig Street getting into all kinds of mischief. We were able to spend time together in Hawaii when we were both stationed there – him in the Air Force and me in the Navy. Most recently he came by our house often when he was working in Boerne and we rehashed our younger days together. He will be missed by all.

  3. CandleImageGerry, thank you! Thank you for making all of our lives better. You were always happy, you were always joking, you didn’t take life to serious and always did it with a smile. I will miss you. Although we didn’t speak all that often with you living on the other side of the world, it didn’t affect the feelings I had for you. You had a big influence on me and I will always remember such fun times spent together.
    I am glad you are now at peace with Cheryl 50 years together and not more than a week apart. You guys defined true love.
    I can imagine you sitting up there surprised they don’t stock lone star up in heaven ( as I am sure only the good beers go there also) but I have no doubt you will convince them to stock it up there sooner rather than later.
    Take care mate you will be missed but never forgotten.

  4. CandleImageGerry you will be missed so very much, loved your cheeky ways , you always brought a huge smile to Shane’s face when he spoke to you.
    You are with your soul mate and wife of 50 years, a love that continues.
    Love you Gerry.♥️

  5. CandleImageGus and I are devastated at the loss of our dear friend Gerry. Our most treasured memory of him was from our son’s baby shower, back in 2001. Gerry and Gus barbequed chickens and Gerry taught Gus how to stuff beer cans up the chickens’ butts to make them flavorful and moist. We still laugh about that memory today. We will miss him and will always remember the good times.

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