Thelma June Edgington Hansen died peacefully, January 1, 1991 at a local hospital after a long and valiant struggle with an illness. Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend was surrounded by loved ones as she passed from this life.
Born August 9, 1913 in Heber City to Ernest and Dora Edgington. Married Noel J. Hansen in Idaho Falls, Idaho on November 1, 1937. Worked for the Union Pacific Railroad, communications department for over 23 years, retiring in 1969. Active member of the LDS Church taking out her endowments in the LDS Salt Lake Temple.Thelma personified the phrase "enduring to the end" with her patience through years of illness and countless surgeries. Despite all these burdens, she remained cheerful and hopeful. Held a great concern for people, her first thoughts were always for the well-being of others, often serving as a loving peacemaker. Adored by her family and friends. Her strong will to live and her love for life stands as an example for all those who knew and loved her. Our lives have been enriched by her presence, and we will greatly miss her. We know she is at last free from pain and surrounded by others who love her. The family wishes to thank the nurses at the LDS Hospital ICU shock/trauma unit for the compassion and kindness shown to her and to our family.
Survived by husband; children, Jacqueline Jensen and husband, A. Gaylan Jensen, Dallas, Texas; Steven W. Hansen and wife, Colleen; N. Wayne Hansen and wife, Lynda, Sandy; proud grandmother of eleven grandchildren; Mark, Doug, Kimberly Jensen; Stefanie, Kyle, Brooke, Preston, Amanda, Jennifer, Greggor and Heather Hansen; and one great-grandchild, Hayden Bradley Gober-Jensen. Preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Frank and Clyde Edgington.
Funeral service at 12 noon on January 4th at the Parleys 3rd Ward, 2615 East Stringham Avenue. Friends may call at Larkin Sunset Lawn, 2350 East 1300 South on January 3rd from 6-8 p.m. and from 10:45-11:40 at Parleys 3rd Ward preceding the services. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery following funeral.
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