Rose L. Knopp
MISSOULA - Rose L. Knopp, 78, of Missoula, passed away Monday, May 7, 2001, of natural causes.
Rose was born Aug. 4, 1922, at Ritzville, Wash., to Henry Phillip and Christina Freauff.
She was married to Glen L. Knopp on July 3, 1939, in Vancouver, Wash.
Rose's numerous talents covered a varied area, from garden club, making beautiful wedding cakes and upholstery work, to helping run their family owned welding machine shop. Her interests included fishing, camping with her family, working crossword puzzles and playing cards.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Glen, in 1999, three sisters and seven brothers.
Rose is survived by her daughter, Anita McCartney and husband Charles of Hamilton; two sons, Glen G. Knopp and wife Barbara of Missoula and Kenneth Knopp and wife Kathy of Colorado Springs, Colo.; six grandchildren, Shawn Knopp and wife Kathy, Alan Knopp, Stacy Penhorwood and husband Timothy, Tom McCartney and wife Kristi, Amie Kowal, Katie Salas and husband Ruben; six great-grandchildren, Michael and Samantha Knopp, Adalissa and Izabelle Penhorwood, Christopher Kowal and Alyssa Salas; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at The Malletta Family of Funeral Homes, Sunset Chapel, 7405 Mullan Road, with the Rev. Bob Larsson officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Cemetery. A reception will follow in the funeral home's community room.
The family suggests memorials in Rose's name to Pinehaven Christian Children's Ranch in St. Ignatius or to a charity of the donor's choice.
BONNER - Anne Pearl has left this life with family and friends to be with her savior in God's kingdom on May 8, 2001, after an extended illness.
Born on Jan. 14, 1930, in Missoula, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Robert W. Bonner Sr. And an infant daughter, Roberta Lou.
Our beloved mother will be deeply missed by her loving family, sons Robert W. Bonner Jr. and Janice Chien, retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald T. Bonner, retired Master Sgt. of the Air Force James P. Bonner; daughters Barbara Khan and son-in-law Najam, Kathleen Lane and son-in-law Bruce, and Mary Shumway. Mrs. Bonner leaves behind five loving grandchildren, Joshua Bonner, Matthew Bonner, Jeanette Khan, Melvin Lai, Christina Shumway and Jennifer Lane.
Mrs. Bonner will be greatly missed by family and friends. May God bless her soul, for she is finally home.
Visitation will be at Sparkman Funeral Home, 1029 Greenville Ave., Richardson, Texas, on Friday, May 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m. at the Sparkman Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Restland Cemetery in Richardson, Texas.
Beverly J. Calvert
HAMILTON - A potluck and remembrance time for Beverly J. Calvert will be held Sunday, May 13, at 11 a.m. at Star Haven, 1639 Sleeping Child Road, Hamilton.
Private family urn placement will take place at a later date.
Beverly passed away May 3, 2001, at her home in Hamilton.
Cremation was under the care of the Daly-Leach Chapel.
Willadene 'Toots' Ackley
EVERGREEN - Willadene "Toots" Ackley, 65, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2001, at her home in Evergreen.
She will be deeply missed by all her family and friends.
Toots is survived by her husband, Norm Ackley; children and their spouses, John and Trish Panique, Yvonne and Daniel Meyer, Donna and Jim Barkley and Barbra and Craig Bieber; stepchildren and their spouses, Violet and Gale Henderson, Shirley Rose, Donna and Mitch Duffy and Rhonda and Chad Headley; sisters Vivian Knight and Marles Moore; and brother Sandy Miller. She was very devoted to her 25 grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at Glacier Memorial Gardens.
Buffalo Hill Funeral Home is caring for the family.
Charlene Gail (McCrossin) Moody
HAMILTON - Charlene Gail (McCrossin) Moody, 48, of Hamilton, died in her sleep Tuesday, May 8, 2001, at her home after an extended illness.
She was born on May 27, 1952, in Oakland, Calif., to LeRoy and Patsy (Lemley) McCrossin, where her father was in the Navy.
In 1954, they moved to Butte, where her father was employed by Safeway and she attended grade school. In 1964, her mother died following an extended illness and she moved with her father, sisters and brothers to the Bitterroot to be with family. In 1966, she was adopted along with her brothers and sisters by their new mother, Maggie McCrossin, and the family lived in the Charlo Heights area.
Charlene attended junior high and high school in Darby. She attended one year at Western Montana College in Dillon.
Charlene loved being around people and worked for several years as a teller at both Ravalli County Bank and Citizens State Bank. Although she hadn't been strong enough to be active for several years, she loved her family and especially her little granddaughter Syra.
Survivors include her husband, Joel Moody, of Hamilton; daughters Kristi Newell Vieth of Billings and Brooke Newell of Seattle; their father, David Newell, whom she married in 1971; granddaughter Syra Vieth; parents LeRoy and Maggie McCrossin of Hamilton; sisters Karen and husband Tim Kidd of Darby, Becky and husband Jim Graham of Idaho Falls, Idaho, LeeAnn Kibler of Victor, Arlene and husband Buzz of Denver and Suzie and husband Skip Peterson of Billings; brothers Gary and Dan McCrossin, both of Hamilton, and Joe and wife Angels McCrossin of Darby; special mothers-in-law Dorothy Newell and Fay Strong, both of Hamilton; and many nieces and nephews.
Charlene was preceded in death by her mother, brother Ricky McCrossin and nephew Jeremy Kibler.
A service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, May 12, at 11 a.m. at the Daly-Leach Chapel with Pastor Martin Lien officiating. Interment will follow at the Riverview Cemetery in Hamilton.
The family suggests memorials to the Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Dialysis/Hospice Wing, 1200 Westwood Drive, Hamilton 59840, in Charlene's name.