South Elgin mourning death of village president; Jim Hansen, 53, was serving 4th term

November 2, 2013 8:55:01 PM PDT
People in South Elgin are mourning the death of longtime village president Jim Hansen, who died Friday night.

Hansen had been diagnosed with cancer over the summer. The 53-year-old was serving his fourth term.

Village administrator Larry Jones says during Hansen's time in office South Elgin was twice named to money magazine's top 100 communities.

Hansen is survived by his wife Teri and their three sons.