Funeral services for The Queen of Newton

Funeral services are being conducted Monday for the mother-in-law of U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. 97 year-old Edries N. Hansen died on March 23 and her funeral is being held in Newton where she lived all her life until moving into the Legacy House Assisted Living Center in 2008. Senator Hatch’s wife, Elaine, is a daughter of Edries and the late Sidney D. Hansen. When in Cache Valley, Senator Hatch often talked affectionately about his mother-in-law, calling her “The Queen of Newton.”

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