Brian James Hensley, age 65, formerly of Tomah, passed away June 16, 2022 at his home in Pueblo West, CO. He was born on January 16, 1957 to James and Ruth (Kloppenborg) Hensley in Denver, CO. He was a member of the Norman High School graduating class of 1975 in Oklahoma. On May 31, 1986, Brian was united in marriage to Lori McHugh at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Tomah. She preceded him in death on August 6, 2017.

Brian worked as a truck driver for many years before working and retiring from the local packaging manufacturing plant in Tomah.

He enjoyed maintaining his 2 large gardens and growing his own food. He enjoyed traveling on family road trips all across the country. He loved to go fishing and discovering new lakes in Colorado. In his younger years, he loved to go scuba diving in different parts of the US as well as Bermuda. He was a devoted Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers fan and always enjoyed cheering them on.

He will be remembered for his sense of humor, boisterous laugh, and generosity.

He is survived by his daughter, Brianna Hensley, mother, Ruth Hensley, brother, Kyle Hensley, sister, Erin Hensley Howe, and friend and caregiver Lynn Wallace.

In addition to his wife, Lori, he was preceded in death by his father, his son, James Hensley, and his sister, Kathleen Hensley Woods.

According to his wishes, a private family burial will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery. Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be offered by visiting

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