Claudia G. Fausner Whaley, 78, of Las Vegas, New Mexico passed away after a long illness on Nov. 23, 2017.
Born in Butte, Montana, she moved to Rome with her parents, Betty and Richard Fausner and attended Rome Free Academy class of 1957.
She was predeceased by her husband, James Whaley, and her daughter, Leslie Meisel.
She is survived by her half-brother, Mark Fausner of Roseville, Minnesota; granddaughter, Kirsten Meisel of Las Vegas, New Mexico; and the extended Alley Family of Butte, Montana. Also at her bedside were her friend, Brian Chambers of Port Orchard, Washington and longtime companion, John Seaton, also of Las Vegas, New Mexico.