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Gary F. Martin

Posted (Monday, May 20th 2024)

Gary F. Martin was born on June 4, 1936 to parents Francis L. Martin and Velva Mae
(Major) Martin in Williston, North Dakota. He was the oldest of six brothers: Robert, Thomas, Dennis, Lyle, Douglas and William. Gary passed away with his loving family by his side on May 15, 2024 at his home in Glasgow of congestive heart failure.

Gary attended Williston, North Dakota schools and graduated in 1954. He was a member of the 1953 State Football winning team, the 1954 State runner-up Basketball team and played and excelled in American Legion Baseball.

Gary attended Minot State College before entering the U.S. Army in 1955. He trained in Fort Chaffee, Arkansas and Fort Sill, Oklahoma before shipping to Germany. He served in Germany until 1957 when he was called home to Williston, North Dakota when his mother passed away at the age of 42. Six weeks later his father died, also at age 42. At 20 years old he was left with six younger brothers ages 18 to 18 months. He was Honorably Discharged at Fort Riley, Kansas in August 1957.

While home for his father’s funeral Gary met Judi Scarr who was a student at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota. In 1958 Judi began teaching in Grenora, North Dakota. Gary married the love of his life, Judi Scarr in 1959. The fall of 1959 Judi obtained a teaching position in the Dickinson, North Dakota school system. Gary entered Dickinson State College in1959. He graduated from Dickinson State in 1961. Gary and Judi began teaching in Golva, North Dakota in 1961. Gary was a teacher, High School principal and varsity coach. He coached the Golva Tigers to their first ever Regional basketball tournament where they were defeated by the Mandaree Warriors, the eventual state champion.

In 1962 Gary and Judi moved to Culbertson, Montana where Gary taught and coached winning Championships in Football and Basketball. In 1966 Gary received his Master’s Degree in School Administration at Montana State University, Bozeman. He was named Superintendent of the Culbertson School System that same year and served as their Superintendent until 1972. Their daughter Lisa Lynn (1964) and Robert Gary (1968) were born in Culbertson.

In 1972 Gary was named the Superintendent of Schools in Glasgow. He served as Superintendent there for 27 years until the summer of 1999. During this time North Star School was opened at the Glasgow Air Force Base serving the Air Force, Mountain Plains programs and later the Family Training Center families. Enrollment in the Glasgow School System exceeded 2000 students.

During this time the HS football field was moved from the Fairgrounds to its present location along with an all-weather track, lights, bleachers, concession stands and restrooms. Additional classrooms were added to the Eastside Elementary School along with remodeling to transfer that school into a Middle School concept. The grade organizational pattern was changed to a K-5, 6,7,8 and a 9-12 grouping. New shops were constructed at the High School. The old Jr. High School was demolished for safety purposes. The old shop facilities were remodeled into a boardroom, administrative offices and district warehouses along with bus barns. New bleachers were added at the High School, remodeled locker rooms, additional restrooms were added in the gymnasium area and two new scoreboards installed. Gary was proud of these accomplishments.

Gary was also very proud of the Glasgow Community support and tradition of the schools, the best school song and the reputation of the Glasgow School System. He appreciated the dedicated school board members, his administrative staff, the teachers, coaches, and all of their efforts for the Glasgow students.

Gary was a member of the American School Administrators, Montana School Administrators of which he served as president and Phi Delta Kappa educational organization. Gary was on the original team from Montana that enabled the Montana Schools to participate in Close Up for students to visit Washington D.C. and an original organizer of the Valley County Crisis Line. Gary was a member of First Lutheran Church in Glasgow and the Kiwanis Club for many years.

Gary loved to travel with his wife and best friend, Judi and family especially to Mexico where they were involved in a Mission and summers at Flathead Lake. Gary and Judi spent many winters in Arizona where Gary played on a softball team for men over 55. He loved spending time with his beloved family especially his prized grandchildren: Jordan, Austin, Macy Kay and Reece. Gary was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, athlete, teacher, coach, administrator, Notre Dame, Yankee and Scottie fan, and a loyal friend. Gary was also known for his quick wit and awesome sense of humor. Gary was preceded in death by his and Judi’s twin babies, his parents, Velva and Francis Martin and all of his younger brothers: Robert, Thomas, Dennis, Lyle, Douglas and William, his parents-in-law, Harold and Judythe Scarr and several sisters and brothers-in-law.

Gary is survived by his loving wife, Judi of 65 years, his most loved children: daughter, Lisa Martin Hines (Randy), son Robert Gary Martin (Brooke), his grandchildren Jordan Hines Wenzel (Zach), Austin Hines, Macy Martin and Reece Martin and several special nieces and nephews.

Gary’s Celebration of Life will be held at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow on June 4, his birthday, at 1:00 pm with Pastor Scott Kiehn officiating. A reception will follow at the church. Memorials may be sent to Glasgow Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund or a charity of choice. Condolences may be left at bellmortuarymontana.com.

Shirley Joyce Baynham Putz

Posted (Monday, May 13th 2024)

Shirley Joyce Baynham Putz danced her way into Heaven on July 19, 2021 after a brief stay in Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) in Glasgow, Montana. She was the middle daughter born on November 18, 1926 to Myrtle Alice Nelson Baynham and Walter Alexander Baynham of Glasgow, Montana.

Shirley was proud of her Montana heritage having grown up on the south side of Glasgow and graduating from Glasgow High School in 1944. She went on to Montana State University with the Army Cadet Corps of Nurses earning her three-year Registered Nurses Degree (RN) in 1947.

Shirley married Wayne Joseph Putz Jr. on January 19, 1946 in Great Falls, Montana while Wayne was on leave from the US Navy. After completing their respective obligations of nursing school and Navy, the couple returned to Glasgow and then moved to Wheeler in 1953.

Shirley and Wayne shared 66+ years together and raised eight children. Those children were their pride and joy; their most important life's work. Shirley and Wayne were also surrogate parents to numerous young men and women in need of a place to call home There was never a holiday meal or family gathering that did not include other community members – there was always room for one more.

Shirley began working at FMDH while she was in high school. She worked in the laundry, the kitchen, and as a Candy Striper. In 1947, she returned to FMDH as an RN and completed a 25-year career at FMDH. While living in Wheeler, Shirley’s nursing duties also included Pre-School Round-Up for the Fort Peck Schools, Emergency Aid Station Nurse in Fort Peck, Community Health Nurse, Air Ambulance Flight Nurse, and First Aid Instructor.

In 1974, the Putz Family moved to Boulder City, Nevada where Shirley continued her Nursing Career. She worked in several aspects of nursing before she found her passion in Hospice Care. Shirley worked for 20+ years in this area of Nursing. As always, Shirley saw a need and developed a program to meet the need. She was instrumental in founding Lend-A-Hand in Boulder City, a network of trained volunteers to assist home-bound individuals with various personal needs.

A Church Family was an important part of Shirley’s life. She attended The Christian Church and later joined St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Glasgow. She also participated with husband Wayne in activities at Queen of Angels Catholic Church. When the Family moved to Boulder City Shirley became a pillar at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church. She was active in Prison Ministries, Feeding the Homeless with the Friends in the Desert Program, weekly Prayer Services at the Veteran's Home in Boulder City, and Children’s Church sermons. In 1993, Shirley was ordained as a Deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada. In that role, she became more active in taking communion to those who were homebound and doing funeral services for a local mortuary for individuals who did not have a church home.

Music brought joy to Shirley’s life. She loved to dance. Shirley and Wayne never missed a dance in the Fort Peck area. Shirley was well known on the dance floor for her high-kicks and the flash of her red petty-pants. When the family moved to Boulder City, the entire family took square dance lessons. Shirley expanded her repertoire to include: banjo, belly dance, tap dance, and burlesque. Shirley also loved the bright lights of Vegas and enjoyed taking visitors to Vegas entertainment events. For her 90th Birthday, she went to see Charlie Pride and then to see Willie Nelson.

In the summer of 2012, Wayne and Shirley made a two-month-long trip back to Montana to visit all their old friends and family and to see all their old stomping grounds. They had a wonderful time visiting and reminiscing. In September, Shirley lost her loving husband. After mourning the loss of her “Honey-Pot" for a couple of years she began planning her return home to Montana. She was very detailed and intentional in her planning.

In July 2018, Shirley returned to Glasgow to live. She became active in the community, always on the go visiting friends, going to lunch with her gal-pals, looking for bargains at garage sales, going to community events, and just having fun.

In 2019, after some major health issues, Shirley moved to Prairie Ridge Village in Glasgow a community she loved. It was on the same block as her childhood home, was located on the same lot as her elementary school and playground, many of her childhood friends lived there, and the Staff treated her like royalty. Shirley enjoyed the activities at Prairie Ridge, frequent letters from friends and family, visits from her grandsons, and daily contact with her daughter. Shirley lived life!

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Myrtle Baynham, her husband Wayne Joseph Putz, Jr.; her older sister Dorothy Jane Baynham Stensland; brothers-in-law, Harold Warren Stensland and Louie Strader; and nephew Kenneth Stensland.

Shirley is survived by her younger sister Myrtle Strader (Bellevue, WA); her children – Thomas Putz (Billings, MT), Joyce and Jim Ragland (Pearland, TX), Jane Putz, (Missoula, MT), Nancy Putz-Lamport (Missoula, MT), Dan and Michelle Putz (Effingham, IL), Carrye Putz (Las Vegas, NV), Mary and Tom Wehrman (Pittsburg, KS), Kathryn and Kevin Troy Darling (Phoenix, AZ); Grandchildren – Josephine, Charley, Cloudia, Grace, Clara, Sophie; Two special Grandson - Wayne Fab (US Marine), JohnDaniel Baynham (US Army SGT, Airborne Combat Medic); several niece, nephews and great-grands.

The Community is invited to the visitation on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Bell Mortuary. And a gravesite service at the Highland Cemetery in Glasgow on Wednesday, May 15 at 1:00 PM.

As Shirley would say, “Thanks for stopping by”.

In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the Charity or Church of your choice.

Leon Jay Squires

Posted (Monday, May 13th 2024)

Leon Jay Squires was born on September 16, 1937, in Glasgow, Montana, to Lisle and Cecile (Turnacliff) Squires. He was the youngest of three children.

Leon spent his early years in Fort Peck. He loved sports of all kinds, which included playing on the Fort Peck baseball team. He would ride his bicycle to the pool during the summer and excelled at diving. While attending Glasgow High School, his love of sports continued. Leon never forgot his days playing basketball for the Scotties.

After graduation, he joined the Army Reserves, but was never called to active duty. He went on to attend and receive his degree from Kinman Business College in Spokane.

After returning to Glasgow, Leon started his career as a banker with First National Bank where he met Helen Newton. On December 3, 1960, they married. Through the good times and the hard times, it was a love that lasted more than 63 years.

Leon worked for First National Bank for many years, where he was named a vice president. In the late 1970's, he left to start a mobile home dealership with Duane Holton and Don Runningen. The partners ran Scottie Homes until the base closed down and business in the region slowed. After dissolving, Leon went to work as an agricultural real estate appraiser at Farm Credit Services, where he worked until retirement.

Leon and Helen had two sons, Gary and Dale. They started golfing at Sunnyside Country Club while the boys were quite young. It was a sport that the whole family enjoyed, even after the boys were grown. Leon and Helen remained active members at Sunnyside for more than fifty years, a span that included two holes in one for Leon (both on #6).

After retirement, Leon and Helen happily filled their days with family and friends, traveling, and golfing. They joined the snowbirds and flocked to Arizona where they found property outside of Yuma, and for the past twenty years, have made the desert their winter home. Leon loved it and couldn't wait to get back each Fall. He passed on May 2, 2024, while in his Arizona home with Helen by his side.

Leon was predeceased by his parents, Lisle and Cecile Squires, his brother, Harold Squires (Myrel), sister Donna Lee Etchart (Mitch) and son, Dale Squires. He is survived by his loving wife, Helen, son, Gary Squires (Dawn), grandson, Joshua Squires (Kayla), two great grandchildren, Logan and Lane, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

A memorial service for Leon will be held on Monday, May 20, 2024, at 10:00 am, at Bell Mortuary, 701 2nd Ave. S., in Glasgow, followed by burial of his ashes at Highland Cemetery. Please join the family for a luncheon and reception at Sunnyside Country Club, 95 Skylark Road, following the service.

Donald James Bailey

Posted (Friday, May 10th 2024)

Donald James Bailey (66) was born on August 12,1957 in Glasgow, Montana, the first child of James Bailey and Janet (Bergstrom) Bailey.

He grew up on the family farm northeast of Opheim. He attended school at the Opportunity School in Glasgow and graduated from Opheim in 1979.

He was a member of the Opheim United Methodist Church and the Opheim Community Church. He could be found lighting the candles and taking the offering every Sunday.

He worked at the Pro Coop in Opheim for 44 years. He cleaned and was in charge of the coffee pot. Donnie enjoyed socializing with the coffee crowd and monitoring their coffee intake. He perfected his “special” hand bump with the guys at the “Pro Co”.

Throughout his life you could find Donnie biking around town. One of Donnie’s biggest passions was competing in Special Olympics. He was a Special Olympic athlete for 53 years. He competed in bowling, bocce ball, bike racing, speed walking and softball throw.

He enjoyed hunting, bowling, fishing, looking at photo albums, baby animals, playing Farkle “Shake’Em”, dancing, birthday parties, cheering on the Opheim Vikings, and finding his name in the newspaper.

Predeceased by his grandparents Roy and Ethel Bergstrom and Frank and Ethel Bailey. He is survived by his parents Jim & Janet Bailey, brother Dave and Cathy, sister Debbie, brother Doug, niece Stephanie and Tigh Fuhrman, nephews Kieren and JD Bailey, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A Memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Monday, May 13, 2024 at the Opheim Community Church with a luncheon to follow.

Thomas Francis Klotz

Posted (Thursday, May 9th 2024)

On Friday, April 19, 2024, at his home in Helena, Montana, after the day had settled, the winds had calmed and the stars illuminated the sky over the mountain tops, Thomas Francis Klotz, age 70, loving husband of Connie Klotz, Stepfather of Braden Hallock and “Papa” to his sweet little girl Zoey (the well-known Papillion of downtown Helena), passed on from this life to the peaceful paths filled with butterflies and rainbows that were waiting for him following a long and difficult struggle with Epilepsy. Tom battled hard.

Tom was born, along with his twin brother, Bob, on January 28, 1954, to Ray and Anne Klotz in Binghampton, New York. Tom would later say that the twin birth was the only time that Bob ever beat him.

Tom’s dad was an engineer with IBM and his mom was the “home engineer” and the mortar that held the bricks together in a home where eleven children were raised.

The family resided in Endicott and Endwell, New York until 1967 where Tom attended St. Ambrose and Homer Brink Elementary Schools until 1967 when the family moved to Rochester, Minnesota. Tom graduated from John Marshal High School in 1973 (what a handsome guy) where he participated in track and football playing as defensive back. According to Tom’s twin brother, Tom’s claim to fame during this time was he almost made it to state track finals running in the 880 relay. Tom was a fan of the Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota North Stars.

Tom went on to graduate from Rochester Community College and received his undergraduate degree from Morehead State University in Social Work and a master’s degree thereafter in Business Administration. Tom was passionate about Senior Care working as a Nursing Home Administrator in North Dakota before moving to Glasgow, Montana to become the Administrator at Valley View Home in 1992, a position he held until 2012. While at Valley View Home, he was instrumental in developing several programs such as Sunshine Square, the Valley View Home Foundation, the new edition, and he converted the once double rooms to private rooms to name a few. His work and dedication to the facility added to the quality of life and quality of care for those who resided there. Tom worked as an Interim Administrator in various long-term care facilities after 2013.

Tom married Connie Hallock of Glasgow, Montana in Dickinson, North Dakota on January 25, 2014. Tom inspired Connie to go on and achieve her Nursing Home Administrator’s license in 2013, an accomplishment he was very proud of which prompted Tom and Connie to move to Helena, Montana where Connie became the Administrator of the Masonic Home of Montana on January 2nd, 2014. Helena is where the couple have made their home since. While in Helena, Tom enjoyed mountains, the urban deer and squirrels, the history, his Helena home and gardens built in 1890 that survived the Big Quake in Helena during the 30s, his family and neighbors of East 6th Avenue, the beauty and warmth of Helena while Glasgow remained home for him and close at heart. He never forgot his Valley View Home.

Tom achieved his pilot’s license while in Glasgow and was active in Two Rivers Growth, Montana Health Care Association, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Fort Peck Summer Theater in Glasgow. He served on the Montana State Board of Nursing Home Administrators.

Tom was kind and loving, and a great man in every way that mattered. He was giving and he forgave. He loved Connie and all his family to the moon and back.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents Ray and Annie Klotz.

Tom is survived by his wife Connie Klotz of Helena, his little girl Zoey, stepson Braden Hallock of Glasgow, and his Glasgow Mom and Dad, Bob and Avis Needham. He is survived by siblings Susan and Peter Sanchez, Ray and Diane Klotz, Pat and Jon Ahlness, Bob and Fong Klotz, Joanne and Ron Markham, Theresa and Kevin Dostal, Bill Klotz, Kathy and Mark Steen, Ted Klotz, Mary and David Friend along with Connie’s sister Dede Gage (Mike), numerous nieces and nephews and other family members on the east coast and all of his special Glasgow friend and those who have kept in contact with him.

In honor of a great man and a life well lived, memorial suggestions for anyone who wishes may be made to Valley View Home Foundation, 1225 Perry Lane, Glasgow, MT 59230; Montana Health Care Association Nurse Scholarship Foundation, 36 South Last Chance Gulch St. Suite A, Helena MT 59601; the Masonic Home of Montana (Assisted Living Facility), 2010 Masonic Home Road, Helena MT 59602; or the Lewis and Clark County Humane Society, 2112 E. Custer Avenue, Helena MT 59602.

A service to honor Tom and a life well lived will be held Thursday, June 6, 2024, at 1:00 PM at the Bell Mortuary Chapel in Glasgow, Montana, with a luncheon immediately following the service at the Cottonwood Inn, Glasgow, Montana. Condolences may be left for the family at bellmortuarymontana.com.

Fly high and soar with the eagles, Tom, until we meet again. Thank you for everything that you have been to me and everyone else. My marriage to you made me a better person.

Words cannot express the appreciation for the outpouring of warm smiles, kind words, and hugs from the Helena and Glasgow communities. A special thank you goes out to Simple Cremation and all the emergency responders of Helena, the Ken and Jessie Krueger and Pepper and Jamey Peterson families along with both of our families and my Masonic Home of Montana work family for being there with me every step of the way. Thank you for helping me to stay strong.

Fly high and soar with the eagles, Tom, until we meet again. I will always be with you, and I love you more than you will ever know.


Ronie W. Shumway

Posted (Monday, April 29th 2024)

Heaven got a very Special Man on April 19, 2024, Ronie W. Shumway, age 81, passed away at Billings Clinic, Montana with his wife by his side.

Ronie W. Shumway was born on January 18, 1943, to Frank and Vera (Marmon) Shumway in Wolf Point, Montana. He attended and played sports at Wolf Point Public School where he graduated in 1963. Right out of school his cousin George and him went and enlisted in the Navy. After he was discharged from the service, he decided to go MSU in Bozeman, Montana to pursue a teaching degree in Math. While going to school he there he met his wife, Linda. December 18,1971 they were married in a small ceremony. In 1972, they ended up in Glasgow and he taught Math at Glasgow High School until he retired. After retirement he ended up going to Mountain Village Alaska for six months. He enjoyed it up there and learned a lot about their culture while he was there. When it came time for him to leave the people were sad to see him go. Once back in Glasgow he got a job with Montana Department Transportation and worked there for 20 years and retired in 2023. He was everyone’s teacher, I am sure, at some point. From Math, Drivers Education, and as a Coach he gave a lot of his time to students. Any time a student would say “I can’t do this”, he would make the time to work with them. Failing wasn’t in his vocabulary. There is truly not enough space or words to describe him. He was truly an amazing Man to so many people will be deeply missed.

Preceding Ronie in death are his son Tyrel; parents Frank and Vera, brother, Gary; brother-in-law, Richard Waite; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Survivors are wife, Linda and her Bestie Pam Johnson; son Shane (Kaela) Shumway; daughters, Kera (Tyler) Towner and Kala (Michael) Pedersen; granddaughters: Taytum Shumway, Shalynn, Avery, and Riley Pedersen; grandsons: Eyyn, Haydyn Shumway, Hunter Towner, and Tripp Schmidt; brother, Craig (Missy) Shumway; baby sister Renee Waite; and numerous aunts, uncles, a niece, a nephew and cousins.

At the request of Ronie no services will be held. Condolences for the family may be left at bellmortuarymontana.com.

Melford Arrotta

Posted (Friday, April 26th 2024)

Funeral service for Melford Arrotta, 97, will be held at Bell Mortuary on Friday, May 3, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. with Military Honors. A reception following at the Cottonwood Inn. Burial will be at 5:00 p.m. in Saco.

Rose Ann Nelson Johnson

Posted (Wednesday, April 24th 2024)

Rose Ann Nelson Johnson was born in Wisconsin on October 14, 1942, to Alfred and Elma Nelson. She joined a sister Alyce and a brother Duane.

Eventually they landed in Glasgow where Rose lived until she passed away, April 20, 2024, at the Billings Clinic Hospital. She fought hard for several days after a huge surgery, but her body became weak, and she said she was just too tired to fight any longer.

Rose married Leroy Johnson on March 26, 1965. Rose and Leroy raised three daughters, Joey, Pam, and LeAnne.

Rose worked numerous jobs in the customer service field. Here favorite job was waitressing the late shift at the Cottonwood Inn. She loved her customers, especially the ones her grandchildren’s age and they loved her too. They would give her crap and she would give it back. A couple of her favorites were Kirk Boyer and Sam Morehouse.

Rose loved her family and friends and while her daughters were growing up, she always welcomed their friends to the house. She was known for giving these kids haircuts, perms, and even frosted hair on some of them. She made everyone comfortable, and they enjoyed her as much as she enjoyed them.

She loved playing cards and Wahoo (marble game) with everyone and was so happy when everyone came home to visit. Her favorite spot was sitting out in Pam’s screened-in porch visiting and laughing…she was never afraid to call a spade a spade and never held back critiquing someone’s fashion statement.

Rose also was an avid watcher of WWE Wrestling. If you called her on the phone while wrestling was on, she would tell you that you were interrupting her show and hang up. We all knew better than to call then.

She loved it when anyone would call (any other time than when wrestling was on) or visit and always had fresh coffee ready. She was a great cook and made the best caramel rolls, dumplings, and date cookies.

She will always be remembered for her black hair that never once did she dye, and her bright red lipstick.

Rose was able to remain in her home and love independently until her passing away at the age of 81. She was always independent, strong-willed and some might even say a little on the stubborn side.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, a very special grandson TJ, and a son-in-law George Eastman, and last but not least, her husband of 51 years Leroy Johnson.

Survivors include her very special dog Bambi that was given to her by Linda Shumway after Leroy passed away; 2 special friends Judy Geinger and Erika Kolstad; 3 daughters, Joey Eastman of Laurel, MT, Pam Johnson of Glasgow, and LeAnne (Hank) Donovan of Columbia Falls, MT; several nephews and a niece; and she always held a special place in her heart for 3 sons-in-law: Tony Miller, Paul Koski and Robert Steele. Grandchildren Lacie (Travis) Stevenson, Cassie (Austin) Page, Justin (Christina) Miller, Jordan (Jon) Welk, Kenzie (Phil) Miller, Dillon (Tori) Koski, Kyler (Taylor) Koski, Jacob Eastman, Madison Eastman, Sebastian Eastman. Great grandchildren Natalee Miller, Hailey Woods, Taylor Miller, Teagan Page, Cazden Welk, Brynlie Welk, Brexlie Welk, Dustin Koski.

Rose passed away April 20, 2024, with family surrounding her and the family who couldn’t make it in time was able to facetime her and talk to her on the phone. She took her last breath as family was telling a fun story about her. It was peaceful, calm and bitter sweet all at the same time.

Rest easy Mom, we love you!

There will be a Celebration of Life for Rose Saturday, April 27, 2024, at the Glasgow VFW at 2:00p.m.