Saturday, May 20, 2000; Josephine Marie (Gariepy) Worden, John 'Buster' Yellow Kidney, Robert 'Bob' Lips, Barbara 'Bobby' Faye Lee, Randall Ray Pemberton, Wanda V. Domaszewicz-Cuozzo

2000-05-20T00:00:00Z Saturday, May 20, 2000; Josephine Marie (Gariepy) Worden, John 'Buster' Yellow Kidney, Robert 'Bob' Lips, Barbara 'Bobby' Faye Lee, Randall Ray Pemberton, Wanda V. Domaszewicz-Cuozzo missoulian.com
May 20, 2000 12:00 am

Josephine Marie (Gariepy) Worden

MISSOULA - Josephine Marie (Gariepy) Worden, 91, of Missoula, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, of cancer at Hillside Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on Oct. 1, 1908, to Hermoine and Fred Gariepy in Ronan.

She was married to Roy F. Worden Sr. His family owned and operated Worden's Super Market, a well-known grocery business in Missoula for many years.

Josephine was a lifetime resident of Missoula and was a member of St. Francis Parish.

Her husband and her 10 brothers and sisters preceded her in death.

Survivors include her sons, Roy Jr. and his wife Barbara of Foxfield, Colo., Bruce and his wife Pat of Missoula, and Henri "Pug" of Missoula; daughters, JoAnne Smith and her husband Dennis, and Judy Mickelson and her husband Wayne of Missoula; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated Monday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. A reception will follow in Reidy Hall. Graveside services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Mary's Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Malletta Family of Funeral Homes, Livingston Chapel, 224 W. Spruce St.

John 'Buster' Yellow Kidney

BROWNING - John "Buster" Yellow Kidney was born on April 21, 1931, on Two Medicine River and passed away at his home near Browning on Monday, May 15, 2000.

In his life, Buster touched thousands of people throughout the world as one of the spiritual leaders of the Blackfeet Nation.

Buster's wife Thelma Spotted Bear passed away in August 1986.

His wife, Elizabeth Agnes Owen Yellow Kidney, whom he married on Aug. 28, 1988, survives him. Also surviving are his daughters, Cleora, Selma and Helen; sons Don, Merle, Nolan and Norman and their families, including 25 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; his sister, Beverly Kittson; half sisters, Doris Running Crane, Geraldine Gordon, Vivian Wells and Wilma Grace North Peigan; his brothers, Teddy Williamson and Al Potts; and half brothers, Virgil Wells and Dave Wells Jr.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the family residence.

Robert 'Bob' Lips

KALISPELL - Robert "Bob" Lips, 84, of Buffalo Hill Terrace, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2000, at Immanuel Lutheran Home.

On April 29, 1939, he married Betty Rosser.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and a brother.

He is survived by his daughter, Judy McBeth and her husband Mac of Kila; grandson Michael McBeth of Kila; granddaughter Patti Gardner and her husband Gary; great-grandchildren Gabriella and Garrett Gardner of Boise, Idaho; his sister; and nieces and nephews.

No memorial services are planned at this time.

Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara 'Bobby' Faye Lee

POLSON - Barbara "Bobby" Faye Lee, 58, of Polson, passed away Friday, May 19, 2000, of natural causes at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born June 20, 1941, in Polson.

She is survived by her companion, Alvin (Joe) Lee of Polson; a son, Brad and wife Grace Lee of Pablo; her mother Lyla Anders of Polson; two sisters, Leslie Momberg of Cut Bank and Tracy Huffman of Butte; one brother, Brady Anders of Butte; a granddaughter, Tiffany Lee of Ronan; stepgrandchildren Dawn and Shawn Hane of Washington, and Chanel and Joe Broom of Pablo.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, May 23, in the Ronan Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Jim Perry officiating.

Arrangements are by Grogan Funeral Home in Polson.

Randall Ray Pemberton

LAKE MARY RONAN - Randall Ray Pemberton, 56, of Lake Mary Ronan, passed away at his home on Thursday morning, May 18, 2000, after a long illness.

He was born June 23, 1944, in Flushing, N.Y.

He was preceded in death by his father Earl Pemberton.

He is survived by his mother Eloise Pemberton at Lake Mary Ronan; two brothers, Tim and David Pemberton, both from California; and two sisters, Nancy Weber and Susan Lopez, both of Portland, Ore.

Cremation has taken place and no services will be held.

Memorials may be made to Lake County Hospice.

Arrangements are by Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory of Polson.

Wanda V. Domaszewicz-Cuozzo

MISSOULA - Wanda V. Comaszewicz-Cuozzo, 88, of Missoula, died Thursday, May 18, at the Golden Age Assisted Living Center.

She was born on Jan. 5, 1912, in Mahanoy City, Pa., to John and Mary Dobosz Domaszewicz, Polish immigrants.

Wanda is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Christopher Gawelko of Missoula; and a son, James Cuozzo of Massapequa Park, N.Y.; a sister, Mary Reeves; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Francesco Cuozzo; her parents; two brothers; and three sisters.

Visitation will be at the Malletta Family of Funeral Homes, Livingston Chapel, 224 W. Spruce St., on Sunday, May 21, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.; a vigil service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, May 22, at 2 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. A reception will follow in Reidy Hall at the church.

Malletta Family of Funeral Homes, Livingston Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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