• Date Of Birth: January 14, 1920
  • Date Of Death: June 5, 2015
  • State: Montana

Estella Cleone Rushton, 95, of Vaughn, passed away on June 5, 2015 at a local care facility of natural causes.

Estella was born on January 14, 1920 in Salt Lake City, UT to parents Hyrum Hansen and Mabel Harrison. She was raised and spent much of her young adult life in Wyoming and Montana, graduating from Simms High School in Simms, MT. On January 16, 1941 she married Fredrick John Rushton in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. From that union they were blessed with 4 sons and 4 daughters.

Estella loved horses, especially Lady. She was an avid quilter and also loved to crochet. She was an artist of both painting and sculpting. Though busy with family and her hobbies, Estella also had a passion for serving as a member in the Church of Latter-Day Saints at the Sun River Ward. With her husband, she assisted in 2 full-time missions; one taking them to Ohio and another one to Saskatchewan, Canada. They also assisted in a temple mission together.

She is survived in death by her sons, James (Linda) Rushton, Steven (Martha) Rushton, Hy (Deena) Rushton, Robert (Cindy) Rushton; daughters, Nancy (Wayne) Newman, Cheryl Link, Billie (Jerry) Whaley, Robin (Roger) Farnsworth; 33 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Estella is preceded in death by her parents and husband Fredrick J. Rushton.

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