May 4, 2012 - StaffHanaleah G. Hower, 97, of Dubois, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at the Lander Regional Hospital.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the Wilderness Baptist Church in Dubois with burial following at the Dubois Cemetery. There will be a viewing from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. preceding the service Saturday at the church.
Hanaleah Hower was born April 28, 1915, in Sloan, Iowa, the daughter of Walter E. Titterington and Laura Mabel (Buck) Titterington. She grew up in Douglas and graduated from high school there.
Mrs. Hower was a homemaker, having married Russell Everett Hower on June 11, 1936, in Denver. The couple moved to Dubois from Denver.
Mrs. Hower was a 4-H leader in Dubois and member of the Wilderness Baptist Church.
Her family said she enjoyed all kinds of crafts, loved the outdoors, wildflowers, the mountains, making candy, canning and sewing. In addition to her duties as a homemaker, the family said she was an accomplished seamstress.
Survivors include her grandchildren, Karl Hower and his wife Rhonda and David Hower, all of Dubois; great-great-grandchildren, Erik Hower of Riverton, Brandi Hower of Gillette and Natasha Rosselli of Mesa, Ariz.; a sister, Mary Musik of Battleground, Wash.; daughter-in-law Pearl Hower of Morristown, Tenn.; ex-daughter-in-law Karen King of Dubois; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Laura Titterington; her husband, Russell E. Hower; her son, Everett Allan Hower; siblings Frank, Marjorie, Blanche, Dick, Nolan and an infant sister, Catherine.
Memorials may be made to the Wilderness Baptist Church in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main St., Riverton, WY 82501.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
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