|Birth: ||Jun. 23, 1926|
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 2010|
Florence Hansen Wheeler, 84, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in Preston, Idaho. She was born June 23, 1926, in Smithfield, Utah, the ninth child of John and Sena Holjeson Hansen. She grew up on the family farm in Smithfield, Utah. She attended schools in Smithfield and graduated from North Cache High School in 1944.
She married Ray H. Wheeler on March 5, 1946, in the Logan LDS Temple. They made their home in Lewiston where they farmed and raised beef cattle. She enjoyed making her house into a warm, wonderful, welcoming home. Everyone was always welcome to stay and enjoy a delicious meal with her and Ray.
Florence was an active member of the Lewiston 2nd Ward having served in several positions in the Primary, Sunday School and Relief Society Organizations. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She enjoyed growing flowers and vegetables in her garden, oil painting and doing family history. She participated in the restoration of the George Walton and Hannah Humphreys Wheeler cabin, which is listed in the registry of the Utah Historical Society.
She is survived by two daughters and one son: Marsha (Ron) Hymas of Hyde Park, Utah; Regan (Jonette) Wheeler of Lewiston; Cindy (Rick) Anderson of Queen Creek, Arizona; grandchildren Travis Hymas, Michelle (Brett) Hansen, Colby (MIndi) Wheeler, Nick (Janell) Wheeler, Curt (Kali) Wheeler, Brady (Stasha) Wheeler, Mysti (Jason) Kocher, and Kasei Anderson; great-grandchildren Carter and Adisyn Hansen, Jack and Gavin Wheeler, and Landon, Allison, Colin and Liam Wheeler; a sister, Hilda Ferguson, two brothers, Roland (Hazel) Hansen and Lyman Hansen; four sisters-in-law, Bernice Hansen, Gretta Hansen, Donna Wheeler, Carma Hamp; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Herbert and Venus Wheeler.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray H. Wheeler, her parents, a twin brother, Lawrence Hansen, a sister and brother-in-law, Verda & Clarence Hugie; two brothers, Ralph & Elmer Hansen; a sister and brother-in-law, Afton & Marion Aller; a brother-in-law, Russell Ferguson; a sister-in-law, Vella Hansen; her parents-in-law, Lester & Ruby Wheeler; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard Wheeler, Glen Wheeler, Thelma Wheeler Wood Carter, Velma Wheeler, Harvey Wood, Clyde Carter and Warren Hamp.
John Tollsen Hansen (1883 - 1961)
Sena Holjeson Hansen (1890 - 1973)
Ray "H" Wheeler (1926 - 2003)
Verda Hansen Hugie (1913 - 1997)*
John Elmer Hansen (1915 - 1990)*
Afton May Hansen Aller (1917 - 1985)*
Ralph Henry Hansen (1918 - 1919)*
Florence Hansen Wheeler (1926 - 2010)
Lawrence Andrew Hansen (1926 - 2007)*
Bonnie Hansen Stephens (1931 - 2011)*
Lewiston City Cemetery
Created by: Annie
Record added: Oct 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60179222
Added: Oct. 16, 2010