Georgena J. Weeks Traughber Whiting, 91
Georgena J. Weeks Traughber Whiting, 91, of Springfield passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.
She was born Jan. 10, 1921, in Idaho Falls, the daughter of George Henry Weeks and Elizabeth Jane Staten.
Georgena attended school in Idaho Falls.
She married Marvin Donald Whiting on Jan. 7, 1958, in Las Vegas, Nev. They had been married for 54 years.
Georgena traveled all over the country from Alaska to New Mexico, while her husband worked in the mines. She lived 14 years in Arizona.
She was a homemaker but also worked outside the home for a time as a meter maid for the Blackfoot Police Department and also as a desk sergeant for a few years.
She is survived by her husband, Marvin “Don” of Springfield; son, Ralph (Ruth) Traughber of Swan Valley; daughters, Alta Julene (Eldon) Dixon of Arizona; Alice (Eugene) Richards of Emmett; LaDonna (Clay, deceased) Edwards of Nevada, Carol (Sam) Chandler of Springfield and Thieda (Ben) Wellman of Utah; 10 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and a few great-great-grandchildren.
-She was preceded in death by her parents- infant brother George Earl Weeks, brother Calvin Weeks and two granddaughters.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at the Groveland Cemetery.
A private viewing will be held for one hour prior to the service at Hawker Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Veteran’s Home in Pocatello.