Rene Hamblin
Rene Hamblin
  • February 5, 1933 - October 6, 2017
  • Holladay, Utah

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Rene Hamblin

Rene' Ione Raymond Hamblin passed away October 6, 2017 at Holladay Health Care, Holladay, Utah after a prolonged illness. She was surrounded by family and friends. It is a blessing that she can now join her deceased family members.

Rene' was preceded in death by her father, Shele Raymond, her mother Ione Smith Raymond and her sister, Faye Tuttle. She is survived by her husband, McRae (Mac) Hamblin, son Brent, daughter-in-law Melody and a gift from heaven, granddaughter Sarah. She is also survived by her brother Douglas Raymond, and sister DeeAnn Phillips.

Rene' was born on February 5, 1933 in Logan, Utah where she grew up. She attended Utah State University where she was very active.

Rene' married McRae Hamblin on October 17, 1953.

Rene' was active in the LDS church, generally functioning as Chorister and also helping organize Chapters of Daughters of Utah Pioneers.

Rene' was a creative and multitalented person. She was an accomplished singer, piano player and seamstress. Her sewing talents are legendary. This would be seconded by her many relatives and friends who received production of her hobby. She had a sewing room with three machines. Her favorite creation was sequined jean jackets which she gave away to many and some ae still being worn today.

A special thanks goes out to all the people who showed such love and kindness to her, especially daughter-in-law, Melody.

By Rene's firm request, there will not be a formal funeral. There will be a graveside service at 11:00AM on Saturday, October 14th at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park and Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah. Her family looks forward to those family and friends that will attend to say a final goodbye to a lovely person. Online condolences at