Charleen “Toni” Frances Byrne passed away, while surrounded by her family, at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah on December 26, 2017. She was born on October 2, 1937 in Provo, Utah to Charles and Helen Ferris. Toni was a Registered Nurse at the Wyoming State Hospital for over 30 years.
Toni enjoyed bowling, reading Steven King novels, doing crossword puzzles, watching crime shows and cooking shows, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. She enjoyed picnics at the ranch and Bear River State Park, and would cook lunch every Sunday for her family. She was a member of the Eagles club serving as president and past president. She would always tell us that she was “a tough old bird”.
Toni is survived by son Kevin Byrne; daughter Robin (Bruce) McConnell; son Robert (Marie) Byrne; son Perry (Corinna) Byrne; 12 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Geraldine Van Ausdal; Rose Ann Smith and sister Julie Ann Sorensen.
Toni was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Helen, and a great grandson.
A memorial service for Toni will be held at Crandall Funeral Home in Evanston, WY on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 10 am.