Gladys “Joy” Bosen Wells

November 3, 1930February 9, 2020 – (age 89)

Gladys “Joy” Bosen Wells, 89, of Grace, Idaho passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020.

Joy was born on November 3, 1930 in Preston, Idaho the daughter of Wendell Hyrum and Gladys Myrtle Henningson Bosen.

She was raised and attended schools in Preston where she graduated from Preston High School.

Joy married Donald Bud Wickham in 1949 in Preston, Idaho. Bud passed away on August 14, 1991. They lived in Preston for 45 years and in Pocatello for 19 years and moved to Grace where she has lived for 25 years.

She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and enjoyed being in Relief Society and involved in Genealogy. She also taught primary when she was younger.

Joy was also a member of the D.U.P. She also enjoyed sewing, gardening, bowling and playing pool.

She is survived by one son and one daughter, Donald Ray and Lamyai Wickham of West Haven, Utah, Nancy Joy and James Lofthouse of Grace, Idaho. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren, a brother Clair (Viola) Bosen of Preston, Idaho and a sister-in-law Colleen Bosen. She was preceded in death by a daughter Judy Lee Owen, and 3 sisters and 2 brothers.

Services will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11:00am at the Grace LDS Stake Center, 404 North Main Street, Grace, Idaho. Family will visit with friends on Friday evening from 6:30 – 8:00pm at the Sims Funeral Home, 139 East 200 South, Soda Springs, Idaho and on Saturday from 9:30 – 10:30am at the Church prior to services. Burial will be in the Preston Cemetery at 3:00pm.

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