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Alice Irene (Girton) Hanson, 89

| September 15, 2022 1:00 AM

Mrs. Alice Irene (Girton) Hanson passed away at the age of 89 on July 31, 2022, in Spokane, Wash.

Alice was born on May 26, 1933, in Big Sandy, Mont., and resided in the Spokane area for more than 35 years, and also briefly in Yakima, Wash. 

She graduated from Bonners Ferry High School and worked as a self-employed caregiver for more than 30 years before retiring in 2002. Her favorite hobbies included crafts and painting. 

Alice leaves behind a son, Don Wells of Bonners Ferry, Idaho; a daughter, Wanda (Tobi) Wells of Spokane Valley, Wash.; and a daughter-in-law, Johanne Wells of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin and Mary Girton; brother George Griton; sister Melva Sloan; son Melvin Rusty Wells and daughter Barbara Wells. 

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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