Les was born to Elroy and Ethel (Adams) Hensrud on June 25, 1963 in Devils Lake, ND. He attended and played hockey for Devils Lake Central during his high school years. Les spent many years in the home construction industry in Fargo, ND and in Devils Lake.
For many years he played softball and coached ladies softball teams. He was known for his comical nature and enjoyed his social life. He spent the last four years dedicating his life to his recovery from drugs and alcohol, as well as making amends and restoring relationships that were dear to him.
Les was preceded in death by his parents, sister Connie and brother Wayne. He is survived by his brother Lance, daughter Samantha, granddaughter Charlie, several nieces and a nephew.