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Monday, March 27th 2017
Jennifer "Jenny" Louise Reinhardt
Jennifer “Jenny” Louise Reinhardt age 67, passed away on March 25, 2017, after a two-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family at the time of her passing. Jenny was 67 years old.

Jenny Reinhardt was born in Glasgow, Montana on June 29, 1949, to Lawrence “Bill” Kemp and Evelyn Wagner. She attended Glasgow High School, graduating in 1967. After spending some time living in California, Ohio and Florida, Jenny returned to Glasgow and married Howard Reinhardt. They had three children, Stephanie, Tony and Nathan.

Jenny worked in retail at Sears and JC Penney. She also worked at the Valley County Library before moving over to the Courthouse where she worked first as the secretary for the Fair Board, Refuse Board, and Airport Commission. Jenny was later appointed to fulfill the remaining term for the Valley County Treasurer and was re-elected to that post. Jenny retired as the Treasurer in July 2014. She could not stay retired for long and returned to work part-time for the Airport Commission just months after retiring. Jenny enjoyed working with the public and providing the best customer service. She was very detail oriented and would often work extra hours to make sure the books were not off by even one cent.

Jenny was active in her community and the Methodist Church. She served on a number of boards including the Glasgow School Board, Library Board, & Fair Board. She was a member of Soroptimist Club, Hospital Guild and United Methodist Women. She most recently served as Treasurer for the Methodist Church. Jenny was very giving of her time and energy to these groups and other people. Jenny was a fantastic baker and took great pride in the fancy desserts and cakes that she would make for community functions and family. If you ask any of her children or grandchildren, they will all tell you that she makes the best sugar cookies they have ever tasted.

Jenny had seven grandchildren who were a source of great joy. She would travel anywhere and everywhere to watch them participate in their activities whether it be swimming, basketball, golf, dancing, or a school concert. Gramma Jenny was a true sport and became a camper and fisherwoman. She even learned to gut fish so that they could fry up their catch.

Jenny was preceded in death by her father, Bill Kemp. She is survived by her husband Howard and children Stephanie & Rett Hollar, Tony & Jenn Reinhardt, and Nate and Derin Reinhardt along with seven grandchildren Duncan, Morgan, Lily, Ella, Daegan, Walker & Maddox. She is also survived by her mother Evelyn Kemp and brothers Bob (Bonnie) Kemp and Ron (Margaret) Kemp as well has numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Glasgow, Montana at 11 AM. Bell Mortuary is assisting with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Monday, March 20th 2017
June Arline Cotter
June Arline Cotter, 90 of Glasgow, MT passed away peacefully in Billings, MT on Wednesday February 15, 2017. Bell Mortuary is assisting the family.

June Arline Nelson was born to Helga Nelson and Roy Hanson in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 9, 1926. She lived with her grandmother Johanna Nelson in Robinsdale, Minnesota until she was 9 years old at which time she moved to Glasgow, MT with her Mother Helga "Bobbi" Maxwell and Step Father Clegg Maxwell. She received her education in Glasgow. She was a member and official in the Hotel, Restaurant and Bartenders Union for years and the First Lutheran Church.

She worked as a bartender until she was 75 years old. She loved to go dancing, play cards, do crafts, socialize with friends, fishing, boating, camping with her late husband Bob Cotter and visiting her family.

She is survived by 2 children, Arnold (Shirley) Lehnert, Libby, MT and Rose Carr (Shane) Poll, Sandy, UT. Seven grandchildren, Darin (Amanda) Lehnert, Spirit Lake, ID, Stacy (Kirsten) Lehnert, Libby, MT, Keri (Robb) Turner, Parker, CO, Christopher (Terri) Logan, Worland, WY, Elizabeth (Shawn) Sexton, Sandy, UT, Emily Logan, Billings, MT, and Step-Grandchild Nancy Showerman Steele, Texas. Thirteen great grandchildren, one of which is named after her, Holly June Lehnert and 2 great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bob Cotter, significant other Walt Riggin, Step daughter Patricia Carr Showerman, Great Grandson John Colton Logan, step grandsons Bill Showerman and Richard Showerman.

The Family of June Cotter, will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Friday, March 24, 2017 with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 25, 2017 at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow, with a luncheon to follow. Burial will take place at Highland Cemetery following the luncheon.

Monday, March 20th 2017
Marvin Lloyd Potter
HARLEM-Marvin Lloyd Potter, 71 passed away in his sleep, March 14, 2017 at Peace Hospice in Great Falls with his loving sister, Kelly Taylor at his side.

A celebration of his life will be 2:00P.M., Saturday, March 25 at the Glasgow VFW, Post 3107. There will be sharing of stories and Military Honors. Lunch will follow the services. Condolences for the family may be left at www.kirkwoodfuneralhome.com.

Marvin was born to Harold and Pearl (Whitish) Potter on July 22, 1945 in Glasgow. Montana. They divorced and Harold married Mary Wilson who Marvin always considered as his mother throughout his life. He was raised on the family farm by his grandparents, Fred and Jennie Potter and his parents Harold and Mary. It was in his childhood that he became close to lifelong friend Leonard Swenson, who lived on the neighboring farm. He graduated from Glasgow High School in 1963. From there, he attended a trade school in Wahpeton, ND to study mechanics. He was well known for his outstanding mechanical skills all of his adult life.

After trade school, Marvin came home to Glasgow. He worked at Gallagher's IGA. It was at this time he met Kathy Fuhrman and they started dating. Marvin was drafted into the Army in July 1966. He did his basic training at Fort. Lewis, WA. He broke his foot during basic training, but was still deployed to Vietnam. He was a helicopter mechanic.

Marvin and Kathy continued their romance through letters while he was in Vietnam. Marvin and Kathy were married on June 8, 1969, a year after he returned from Vietnam. They lived in Killeen, TX (Fort Hood) until he finished his services duties. Next they moved to Everett, WA where he was a mechanic for Boeing building the 747 jets until Boeing had a massive lay off.

Marvin and Kathy returned to Glasgow Montana, where their three daughters, Kami, Pamela and Kyndra were born. During this time, he worked for John Deere Implement and the Etchart Ranch. They were divorced but always remained friends and kept in contact.

He moved to Chinook, MT to work at a John Deere dealership owned by Kathy's brother, Bob Fuhrman. Bob sold the dealership and Marvin moved to Harlem to work at Northern Supply. We worked there until he retired.

During the 70's Marvin became very involved with Stock Car racing and it became a lifelong passion. His car number was 17. It was during this time that he grew his beard and mustache and became known as Whiskers. During his time in Texas he enjoyed attended Drag Races. In 2007 he started going to Drag Races in Malta and Lewistown. He made many great friends (his racing buddies). He never missed another race until his death. Marvin's last race car was a 1985 Chevy Corvette and he was overjoyed to take this for his last race.

He was also very creative with many artistic skills using paper and pencil, markers, paint, metal working creating sculpture items and his last work was The Lord's Supper tooled on copper. It was done freehanded and is outstandingly detailed. Marvin was most proud of this his final work. Marvin was also an avid reader with Zane Grey as his most favorite author.

Marvin was very proud of being a veteran and displayed American flags on any and all of his vehicles. Marvin was a Life Member of V.F.W. Post 3107. He was also a Lifetime Member of the Phillips County Motor Sports (Hi-Line Drag Strip) of Malta.

Marvin was preceded in death by his dad, Harold Potter, his grandparents, Fred and Jennie Potter, his sister, Marilyn Potter Carson, his Uncle Bud Potter and his granddaughter, Charley SeRae Hieb.

Survivors include his daughters, Kami (Charlie) Brady, Pamela (Devin) Hieb and Kyndra (Winston) Hall; grandchildren include, Grayson Brady, Zach and Kash Hieb, Aitana and Ellycia Moore, and Gacin Hall. Kathy Fuhrman his ex-wife and friend.

Marvin is also survived by his very loving and caring sister, Kelly (Dale) Taylor. Other family includes his mother, Mary Potter; siblings, Tim (Ann) Potter, Lloyd Potter, Joy (Tom) See, and Jennie Potter McMichael. Also are numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and cousins.
Monday, March 20th 2017
Delila Holderman
Delila Holderman, age 98, passed away March 3, 2017 in Billings, Montana.

Dee was born on January 15th, 1919 in Hinsdale, Montana to John and Matilda (Bundus) Rasmussen. She attended school in Hinsdale graduating in 1937. In 1939 she married Ray Holderman in Glasgow. To that union three sons were born; Raymond in 1940, Barry in 1948, and Robin in 1958. During the war, Delila was a welder in the Tacoma Shipyards. They later moved to Cupertino, California and was employed by Phillips Manufacturing until she retired in 1983. They continued to live in Cupertino until 2000 when they moved to Glasgow.

Dee was active playing cards with friends and continuing her lifetime passion of painting outdoor scenes. In the fall of 2011 she moved to Valley View Home, where she resided until her passing. She was honored to be crowned Harvest Queen 2013 at Valley View.

Delila is survived by her sons Raymond, Barry, and Robin; her sister Doris Reiber; three grandsons and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dee was preceded in death by her husband Ray in 2001; brothers, Kenneth Rasmussen and Wallace Rasmussen; sisters, Christina Harris, Ethel Partridge, Lee Barbour, Dawn McKee and Joanne Knutson.

A celebration of life will be Thursday, March 23rd at 1:00p.m. at Bell Mortuary Chapel in Glasgow, with inurnment in the Hillview Cemetery in Hinsdale, Montana.
Friday, March 17th 2017
Dorothy Mae (Anderson) Larson
Dorothy Mae (Anderson) Larson, 84, passed away on March 11, 2017 at the Cooney Home in Helena, Montana after battling Alzheimer’s for several years. She lived at Shelby House in Helena for 6 ½ years prior to moving to the nursing home.
Dorothy was born September 16, 1932 in Havre, Montana to Gordon and Gladys Anderson. She was raised and educated in Chinook, along with her three brothers.
She met James Larson, of Larslan, Montana, while working at the café in Chinook. James was working at the sugar beet factory at the time. They were married December 29, l949 in Glasgow. They lived on the family farm in Larslan for several years before moving to Scobey, Wolf Point, and eventually to Glasgow. James and Dorothy had four children, Jim, Lonny, John, and Dorvin. One of her greatest joys was her four grandsons, whom she adored.
Dorothy was a natural care giver. She worked at the hospital in Glasgow for several years before she and James moved back to the farm. They started wintering in Arizona shortly after that and loved their time there. When James passed away, she stayed in Arizona for a few years, working at the Good Shepherd Villa in Mesa as the manager of one of the assisted living cottages. After returning to Glasgow, she worked at the First Lutheran Church for a while before retiring for good. She continued to be involved with visiting people in the hospital and the nursing home. She was helping others up until the point she could no longer do it.
Dorothy loved cooking, gardening, working in her yard and bird watching. She was always busy doing something. She was always very involved in church activities wherever she was living. She was a devoted Lutheran, and her faith was very important to her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James, in 1992, her parents, her step-father, Walter Bugden, three brothers, Bob, Jerry, and Don Anderson, her in-laws Jalmer and Rose Larson, and sister-in-law, Evelyn (Larson) Edwards.
She is survived by her children, Jim (Connie), Lonny (Shirley), John (Jan), and Dorvin, four grandsons, Ryan, Ian, and Kyle Opheim, and Dylan Larson, eight great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place. Services for Dorothy will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday May 6th at the First Lutheran Church, 641 2nd Ave N., Glasgow, MT 59230. A luncheon reception will follow the service in the fellowship hall of the Church. Burial will follow the reception at the Highland Cemetery in Glasgow. The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association: alz.org. Please visit www.aswfuneralhome.com to offer a condolence to the family or to share a memory of Dorothy.
Monday, March 13th 2017
Issella L. Cook
Issella L. Cook passed away peacefully with her family by her side on March 11th, 2017.

She was raised in New Deal, Wheeler and on the farm south of Glasgow. She attended Borton County School for 1st grade and completed her education in the Glasgow Schools, graduating in May of 1955. One week after beginning her senior year she began working part time at the First National Bank. She continued working for the bank until her retirement in 1999. She worked various departments and had thorough knowledge of bank operations. In January of 1973 she was appointed auditor. She was a loyal and dedicated employee and officer for 44 ½ years. Issella was also the main “Book Keeper” and “whip cracker” for Glenn and then Doug at Glenn’s Automotive Repair. Keeping them in “tow” from 1985 until the time of her death.

Issella married Glenn Cook of Sharples, WV on May 14, 1959. They had two sons, Richard and Douglas.

She was a member of the Congregational Church. She taught Sunday School for many years and served on many church boards. She was a soroptimist member for 26 years serving two terms as president. She also served on the organization boards and board of directors several times.

She had many interests. Camping with her family was a favorite activity. Issella and Glenn started camping when their sons were young and continued until Glenn’s health failed. She was an avid reader. Instilling her love of books in her children and grandchildren. Music was very important to her and she took time very day to listen to her records, CD’s and DVD’s. She enjoyed needle point, crewl embroidery, crossword puzzles; especially diagramless, puzzles, playing board games and any card game. Every morning she read the paper and worked the crosswords while having her cup of coffee.

She always had a cat or two. She said they are independent and intelligent. Both good qualities, she was glad these pets let her live with them in their home. If you’ve ever had cats you will understand.

Her friends were an important part of her life. After Issella retired, she began taking Motor Coach tours with a friend or two. She often went on trips and traveled together with five or six of her fellow classmates. Family meant everything to her; especially her daughter-in-law’s; Kim and Rhoda. They were the daughters she never had. Her children and grandchildren were the joys of her life.

Issella was an amazing baker. She made all of the pies for holiday dinners, always making sure everyone had their favorite. Sometimes making as many as 12-14 different types.

She was very proud of her Irish heritage.

Issella was preceded in death by her husband of 47 ½ years, Glenn Cook. She is survived by son, Richard Cook (Rhoda Lake) of Laurel, MT; Richard’s sons, Jesse Cook and Justin Cook both of Glasgow; son, Doug Cook (Kim DeBeau) of Park Grove; Doug’s children, Jory Cook (Cortney Kautz) of Park Grove, Jory’s two children Jordan Cook and Meranda Bechal both of Glasgow; Shandy Stingley (Mike “Fuzz” Stingley) of Nashua and Ali Cook (Jaime Riseden) of Great Falls, MT. Her special niece Tracy Grimm of Glasgow and all her friends.

A visitation will be Tuesday, March 14th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, MT. Services will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at the Congregational Church in Glasgow, MT. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, MT.
Sunday, March 12th 2017
Dorothy Lynn Bell
Dorothy Lynn Bell, 91, passed away on March 11th, 2017 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana. Dorothy was born in Rupert, Idaho on October 1, 1925 to Irvin W. and Doris Larson. Dorothy’s service will be held at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow on March 14th at 11 AM. Interment will be at the Highland Cemetery followed by a luncheon at the Evangelical Church. Bell Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy was raised in Saco. She was involved in band, sports, church, and many community activities. After graduation she attended the University of Montana and was a member of the University Symphony Orchestra and Alpha Chi sorority. In 1944, she married Bill Bell in Everett, Washington prior to his service in World War II. During his deployment she returned to Saco and post war they resided in Malta where they raised six children, moving to Glasgow in 1957. She worked alongside her husband at Bell Mortuary. She was active in the Congregational Church, Eastern Star, Rainbow for Girls, and a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post 41 in Glasgow for 48 years. She was an organist, artist, seamstress, potter, knitter and an amazing cook. Her greatest gift was parenting her six children.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Laurece and brother Ellis, sons in law Marvin Edwards and Scott Alexander, and grandson Daniel Cunneen. She is survived by her husband Carl W. Bell of Glasgow; children Cherie Edwards of Chinook, Steve Bell (Vickie) of Glasgow, Kathy Sather (Terry) of Billings, Kari Wiens (Richard) of Glasgow, Kent Bell (Kathy) of Glasgow, and Jenny Cunneen (Mick) of Billings.

She is survived by grandchildren Camia Savage, Tyler Edwards, Eric Edwards, Sean Edwards, Nicole Gleason, Lisa Ball, Jenna Marsalek, April Sather, Amber Sather, Ben Sather, Christopher Wiens, Nathan Wiens, Jonathan Wiens, SaraAnn Rasmusan, Brian Bell, Katie Maehl, Brad Bell, Seth Cunneen, Kara Cunneen and Tessa Berl. She has 41 great-grandchildren.

Thursday, March 9th 2017
Helen Amelia Zimdars
Helen Amelia Zimdars passed away peacefully after a short battle with lung cancer on February 23rd, 2017 at Autumn Springs, her home in Billings. She had family and Gail (her best friend) by her side. She will be remembered for her kind heart, infectious laughter, and feisty sense of humor. She lived her life helping and caring for others.

Helen was born February 7, 1932, in Glendive, MT. As a child, she was quite a loner and thought she was destined to become a missionary. Her early life was not an easy one. After her parents divorced, she and several siblings lived with their father in poverty, using wooden boxes for furniture. When she was 12, she met Mrs. Jans, who she called Mother Jans. Mother Jans was her angel, providing her a place to live surrounded by 5 other children. She provided Helen with a family atmosphere and, also taught her how to take care of herself. She lived with Mrs. Jans until she married the love of her life and best friend, Ivan, at the age of 15 or 16 (Helen always lied about her age, so we are not quite sure on this one).

Ivan and Helen started out living on the Zimdars farm/ranch in Bloomfield, MT. Their life journey took them to Glendive, Great Falls, and Fort Peck. They ultimately settled in Fort Peck where they made a home and raised 6 children. Helen loved to cook, bake (especially apple pie with lots of cinnamon), clean, garden, and to have coffee with friends. She knew the secret to life was not one’s possessions or income, but to be surrounded by the people who loved her. After the kids were grown and gone, she lived for the annual Thanksgiving tradition, when her flock of children and grandkids would return to Fort Peck. She would open her home and cook for 30-40 people without a complaint, smiling and refilling plates, but as soon as everyone left, she was ready for a quick drink at the Park Grove Bar.

Helen and Ivan enjoyed 60 years of marriage before he passed away. Helen then moved to Helena to live with her daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Ray. She lived there for 6 years before moving to Billings, where she could be close to her son and daughter-in-law Dennis and Diane. Living in Billings allowed her to be closer to all her children and Gail. She enjoyed the last 2 years of her life living in Autumn Springs, helping other residents, many younger but less spry than Helen.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband Ivan, son Doug, son-in-law Ray, and all but 2 of her siblings. She is survived by her children Rocky Zimdars (Dede), Glasgow, MT; Penny (Lee) Murch, Glasgow, MT; Debbie Thares, Helena, MT; Dennis (Diane) Zimdars, Billings, MT; Lori (Kevin) Huff, Butte, MT and brothers Duane McCormies, Tacoma, WA; and Donnie McCormies, Desert Hot Springs, CA; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren

Funeral service for Helen will be held on Saturday, March 11th, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church in Glasgow (909 8th Avenue North near Bundy Park).

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to River Stone Health and Hospice, 123 South 27th Street, Billings, MT 59101.
Monday, March 6th 2017
Mary Ann Moen
Long time Valley County resident Mary Ann Moen, 93, passed away on February 3, 2017 from natural causes in Fargo, ND, with her daughter Ruth by her side. She was born on February 18, 1923 in Polson, MT to Homer and Ruth (Biddle) Clowes. The family returned to Glasgow when she was a toddler and there she remained except for the last year of her life.
Mary Ann lived through remarkable times, the depression years, WW ll and beyond. Living on the farm during these lean years, the family had a plentiful garden, chickens and cows, horses to ride, Cherry Creek to swim in, the outdoors to explore and wonderful neighbors and friends. She was baptized into the Christian Faith at First Baptist Church in Glasgow.
After graduating from Glasgow High School in 1941 she worked at the ASCS office in the courthouse, soon meeting her future husband (Oliver) Leonard Moen. They were married in Seattle before Leonard enlisted in the army and was sent to the Pacific. She returned to Glasgow, raising their daughter, Gwen, alone until Leonard returned from the war in 1945.
Mary Ann and Leonard worked hard together, raised 4 children, did some square dancing and enjoyed playing bridge. She was a homemaker extraordinaire and family came first. She always had a beautiful garden and was a talented seamstress. They built one home and remodeled another; she planned and decorated while Leonard did the carpentry work to carry out their projects. In their retirement years they enjoyed golf and cross country skiing and she made beautiful quilts. Mary Ann was also an advocate for people with intellectual disabilities and active in the First Lutheran Church.
Preceding her in death were her husband of 67 years, Leonard, her parents Homer and Ruth (Biddle) Clowes, and four brothers, Arthur, Henry, Donald and David Clowes. She is survived by her two sisters, Beulah (Dick Baldwin) Burnham and Helen (John) Dekker and sister-in-law Berta Clowes. Also surviving, and so honored to have had Mary Ann and Leonard for so long are her children Gwen (Gary) Truex, San Rafael, CA; Norma (Jim) Nakamine, Novato, CA; Ruth (Steve) Carnal, Fargo, ND and Dean Moen, Novato, CA, seven grandchildren: Grey (Terese) Truex, Laird Truex, Nelson Carnal, Juan (Kami) Carnal, Sandra (Albert) Mata, Laurel (Matt) Hamilton, and wade (Caitlin) Nakamine; 12 great-grandchildren, numerous beloved nieces, nephews, friends, and her bridge partners. We have wonderful memories and quilts, and we remember Grandma ML with love. She was a spirited woman and died wearing her pearl earrings. Mary Ann will be ready for a good game of bridge and a visit when you see her in heaven!
A Celebration of Life will be held at First Lutheran Church, Glasgow on March 8, 2017, at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the First Lutheran Church or the Milk River Activity Center, or to the charity of your choice.
Monday, February 27th 2017
Lois Louise Bowman
Lois Louise Bowman passed away on February 23, 2017 at Valley View Home of natural causes. She was born July 2, 1918 in Glasgow, Montana to Stuart and Quaint Brookie. Lois lived on her father’s homestead north of the Bjounberg Bridge. She was home schooled until the 6th grade and then attended the Stuff County School with the Stuff, Canen and other neighboring families. Lois later attended and graduated high school at Hinsdale in 1936. Lois stayed at the Chester Hotel which was a dormitory for school kids. Her mother (Quaint) was guardian there for two years.

After graduation, Lois attended college at Bozeman majoring in Home Economics, graduating in 1940. She later taught Science and English in Valier, Montana where she met G. W. (Bill) Bowman, her future husband. After returning from military duty, Bill and Lois where married on May 13, 1945 at Opportunity, Washington.

The couple returned to the Saco area and took over the duties of working the family farm and ranch. Two children were added to the union, Georgia in 1947 and Jim in 1951. They also accepted Ben Ferguson as a foster child into the family.

Lois was a good cook but would rather be outside. She loved taking care of animals or driving tractor. She cared for the chickens, raised many pigs and would work diligently to revive a cold calf or sick animal. Lois enjoyed her flower gardens. Lois was probably happiest when in her tractor, cultivating or seeding crops. Lots of huge boulders were no match for her 145 or 835 Versatile.

With a family to feed, Lois spent much time cooking. It didn’t take her long to whip up a meal for anyone who showed up at the table. She enjoyed hosting family and friends and helped organize family reunions. Lois was active in the Methodist Church and community, she loved music and played piano and organ for church and many funerals, helped with the Summer Bible School, and 4-H and FFA supporter, Theta Roe leader, Rebecca and Eastern Star Member.

Lois enjoyed many arts and crafts but a favorite was wheat weaving.

Lois lived at the ranch until health problems arose. She called Nemont Manor, Prairie Ridge and Valley View all home and her family would like to thank all these people for the “helping hands” and kindness they showed.

Survivors include her daughter, Georgia (Art) Arnold of Saugerties, New York; son, Jim (Nancy) Bowman of Hinsdale, Montana; daughter-in-law, Carmen Ferguson of Ashland, Oregon; grandchildren, V.J. Ricci, David (Jen) Ricci, Jennifer (Jeremy) Engelin of New York, Sherri (Ky) Idler, Chad (Kristine) Bowman of Hinsdale, Scott (Joan) Ferguson of Cleveland, Ohio, Lisa (Neil) Grey of South Carolina, Steven (Cande) Ferguson of Washington, Jerry Arnold (Debbie) of Hinsdale and Amber (Jim) Cummings of Cape Cod, Mass; great-grandchildren Xavier and Gabriella Engelin; Loden, Montaya, Addison and Briggs Idler; Coy, Reese and Landry Bowman; Luke (Carlene) Griffis, Laura (Justin) Blake, Willow Grey, Tori Arnold, Kelcey Arnold, Chase Sherman and James Cummings; great-greatgrandchildren Audrey and Ana Blake, Colt Knaff, Kinna and Bo Griffis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Stuart and Quaint “Dolly” Brookie; husband, G.W. “Bill” Bowman; foster son, Ben Ferguson and granddaughter, Susan Ferguson Griffis.

A visitation will be February 28, 2017 with family receiving friends from 6-8 PM at the Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Montana. Services will be March 1, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Saco, Montana. Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery in Saco, Montana.

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