May Belle Miles Hansen passed away at the age of 97, on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2012, with her great-great-grandchildren close by at Williamsburg Independent Living in Logan, Utah.
May was born on April 6, 1915, in Mt. Home, Utah, the fifth of six children born to Luchious Marion Miles and Jenettie C. Huddleston. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Viva (Floyd) Peterson, Alberta (Fred) Lindsay, Albert (Bauksun) Miles, Ira (Eloise) Miles, and Dora (Gerald) Thompson.
May married Glenn Richardson (deceased) Aug. 9, 1932, and had three sons who preceded her in death, Gail Richardson of Wellington, Utah, Hal (June) Richardson of Amarillo, Texas, and Gerald Richardson of Goshen, Idaho.
She is survived by two grand-daughters, Roxie (Mike) Bassett of Providence, Utah, and Kristy Cook of Salt Lake City; seven great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
May spent her younger years living and working on a farm. She knew the value of hard work and enjoyed farming and gardening. After farming in Mt. Home, Utah, and Osgood, Idaho, May moved to Idaho Falls, where she married and was sealed to Boyd Woodhouse (deceased) in the Idaho Falls Temple. She worked many years and retired from Slussers Wholesale as an assistant buyer.
In 1977, May married Ammon Hansen (deceased) of Goshen. May lived a total of 38 years in the Goshen/Presto Ward. During this time, she enjoyed gardening, growing beautiful roses, quilting, crocheting, cross stitching, reading and attending the LDS Temple every week.
In 2009, May moved to Providence, Utah, to live with her grand-daughter, Roxie Bassett and her family. May enjoyed being around her family and continued to attend the Logan Temple weekly.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the Presto Ward Chapel, 792 N. 1090 East in Goshen. The family will meet with friends for one hour Friday prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery under the direction of Nalder Funeral Home in Shelley.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.nalderfuneralhome.com.