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Molly Maurine Crane

August 29, 1916 — July 15, 2016

Molly Maurine Crane

Molly Maurine Hansen Crane passed away on July 15th 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  She was the first of five children born to Elias “Lee” K. Hansen and Clair Payne Hansen of Mink Creek Idaho.  Molly was born August 29, 1916 in Mink Creek Idaho.  She was married in the Logan LDS Temple Dec 23, 1938 to Basil K. Crane.

Molly had a very full life as a Homemaker and Mother.  She was active the LDS church.  Molly held positions as nursery coordinator, Relief Society President, Primary President and everything in between.  She was family oriented and enjoyed skiing with Basil and her children, as well as camping, traveling and sending handmade cards to her grandchildren (6) and great grandchildren (11). 

She was preceded in death by her husband Basil K. Crane, her sisters Myrtle Hollingsworth and Ardice Hayes as well as her parents.

She is survived by her brother Lee Hansen (Betty) Idaho Falls, Idaho, her sister Clara Dean Bybee (Ray) Brigham City, Utah, as well as her four children Morris Crane (Maureen) Grand Junction Co, Nyala Maldeney, Logan Utah; Sidney Crane Arvada Colorado and Sandra Crane(Lorna) also of Arvada Colorado.

Funeral services will be at the Mink Creek Chapel in Mink Creek Idaho on Tuesday July 26 at 11:00 am.  A viewing will be held Monday at Webb Funeral home in Preston Idaho from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and also at the Mink Creek Chapel from 9:30 am to 10:30 am on Tuesday.  Interment will be at the Mink Creek Cemetery.  Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at


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