Gaylene Ellen Presher Henson

Gaylene Ellen Presher Henson
October 4, 1935 – 
February 11, 2022
 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother Gaylene Presher Henson.
 Gaylene was born Oct. 4, 1935 in Grand Island, Neb. to Gayland and Verneta Bockhahn and was the second oldest of six children.  
 Gaylene spent much of her childhood in Alzada, Mont. where her father Gayland was a ranch foreman and she attended school in a one room schoolhouse that taught all ages of children.  
 One story she would tell from her childhood was of coming home to find her brothers Dale and Albert throwing her records into the air and shooting them with a shotgun.  
 Gaylene married John Presher in Gering, Neb. and moved to Idaho in 1957 where they raised eight children. John passed away in 1986.
 She later married Raymond Henson and she moved to Weiser for the remaining part of her life.
 Gaylene is preceded in death by: John Presher (husband), Raymond Henson (husband), John Weber (son), Janis Mullins (daughter), Jim Presher (son), Julius Presher (son), Dale Bockhahn (brother), Albert Bockhahn (brother), Doreen Backen (sister),  Cassie Gregory (granddaughter), Jerry Presher (son).
 Gaylene is survived by: Jeff Presher, Joe Presher (Debi Presher), Jay Presher (Karen Presher), Kathy Weber (daughter-in-law), Mike Mullins (son-in-law), Janet Presher (daughter-in-law), Marlys Indelicato (sister), Gayland Bockhahn, Jr. (brother). She is also survived by 20 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
 There will be a family service Feb. 26, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Parkview Cemetery.
 In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite local charity.
 Arrangements under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home.


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