Kristina "Tina" Lynn Pence, 39, of Fairbanks, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 29, 2014. |
She passed away in an apartment fire in Fairbanks.
She was born in Fairbanks as Kristina Lynn Hanson, on Jan. 13, 1975, to Harlan and Sheila Hanson.
She was raised in Delta Junction and graduated from Delta Junction High School in 1993. Kristina had a great love for people and loved animals, and they loved her. She was proud to serve as Miss Deltana during 1991-92.
Kristina was preceded in death by her grandfather, Austin J. Walker; grandparents, Henry and Julia Hanson; aunts, Elaine Fickbohm and Shirley Batterman; and step-father, William R. Lyons.
She is survived by her estranged husband, Jay Pence, of Fairbanks; her children, Heidi and Robert Ellis, of Delta Junction; grandmother, Edith Walker, of Delta Junction; mother, Sheila Lyons-Smith and husband, David Smith III, of Delta Junction; father, Harlan Hanson and wife, Holly, of Sturgis, S.D.; brother, Shanen David Hanson and wife, Amapola; his children, Hannah and Seth, and her son, Amapiolo (Amel) Tabar; step-brother, Dennis Lyons and wife, Tonya; step-sister, Sharon Lyons, of Warren, Mich.; uncles, Marvin Walker and wife, Rose, of Wash.; Jerry Walker and wife, Cheryl, of Gilet, Wyo.; Robert Walker and wife, Rena, of Delta Junction; Gerald Hanson and wife, Jan; Robert Fickbohm, of Newell, S.D.; Donald Batterman, of Glenwood Springs, Colo.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements were entrusted to Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home.
Published in Daily News-Miner on Apr. 22, 2014