Margene Hale Warren, longtime resident of Afton Wyoming, passed away peacefully on September 24, 2020 in the home of her youngest daughter, Jana McDaniel, in Boise Idaho.
A viewing will be Friday, October 2nd, 2020 from 6-8 pm at Schwab Mortuary. Her Funeral will be Saturday October 3rd, 2020 from 12:30pm -1:30pm in the Afton 3rd Ward building. Internment will follow immediately at the Afton Cemetery.
Margene was born September 6, 1929 in Afton Wyoming the daughter of Vasco Lester Hale and Della Hoopes Hale. She had three Sisters; Arlene, Charlotte, and Nedra, and three brothers; Darrel, Duane, and Allen. She enjoyed living close to her parents so that she could have them for dinner often and so that she could do her mother’s hair.
She met her husband, Austin, while on a double date. He had just returned home from serving in the Army for three and a half years during World War II. They were married in the Idaho Falls Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on her 17th birthday, September 6, 1946. They had been married 56 years when he passed in 2002.
She was preceded in death by her husband Austin; her eldest daughter Della Jean Stewart; two Sisters, Arlene and Nedra,; one Brother, Allen; one Grandson Clinton Stewart and one great-grandson David Anthony Robertson.
She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and spent time serving as Stake Primary president, Ward Relief Society President, Ward Primary President, Counselor in YW, and many other callings. She had a strong testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and bore her testimony often to her family.
She enjoyed antiques and dolls, having a fine collection both for herself and in the antique store that she owned and ran in Afton from 1992-2007.
She is survived by four of her Daughters: Helen Robertson (David) of Cody, WY, Donna Dana (Burke) of Boise ID, Ann Vaughan (Gary) of Spring TX, Jana McDaniel (Courtney) of Boise, and a Son-in-law Larry Stewart. She had a total of 21 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, and had recently celebrated the birth of her first Great-Great-Grandchild.
Margene was a great influence in the lives of many people and will be missed. God be with you until we meet again.
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