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Nancy Lee Hawks



Nancy Lee Hawks, age 78 of Lehi, Utah passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017, surrounded by her husband and family. She was born to the late Julian Noel and Ruth (Fischer) Hoffmann on August 21, 1939 in Pontiac Michigan.
Her family moved to California during Nancy’s youth. In her senior year of high school, she was nominated as Miss Monrovia Day Princes; this was a huge honor and memorable life event. As the nominated Princess, she rode on the Monrovia Day Parade float. After high school, she attended BYU for a year. There she met a man named Glen Yorgason, they were married and had two children.
On December 25, 1969, she married the love of her life, Jack A Hawks. They lived in California and had two children together. Nancy began selling Avon to help earn income for the household. This ended up becoming a lifelong career, which she loved, and was very successful in. She received many awards, with the best being friendships that lasted till the day she died. She was a very active participant in her children’s lives and all the many activities in which they were involved, including being a Den Mother, Little League Coach, and running the La Verne Little League Snack Bar for years. She supported the Girl Scouts in their Cookie Sales, was a member of the Football Booster Club, and supported any and every fundraiser that came along for her children’s activities. As her children would say, “mom was our biggest cheerleader.”
After Nancy’s husband retired from work, they moved from California to Lehi, Utah. Upon their arrival (17 years ago), they became very active in church service. Nancy and Jack worked for the church cannery and served as temple workers. Nancy is known for always being of service and helping others.
Nancy is survived by her loving husband, Jack Hawks; her brother, Roger Noel; her sister, Joan Talerico. Her children, Glenda and her husband, Hans Walker; Sherrie Yorgason; Jake Hawks; Julie and her husband, Darrin Bosquet. There are sixteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Nancy’s funeral services will be held Saturday, November 4, 11:00 a.m. to celebrate her truly extraordinary life. There will be a viewing held at 9:30 a.m. just prior to the service. The service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 19th Ward Building at 150 E. 1500 N. Lehi, Utah 84043.
Her burial will take place immediately following the service at Lehi City Cemetery, 1100 N. 400 E. Lehi, UT 84043. Online guest book at

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