Adelyn Young Lammers MISSOULA - Adelyn Young Lammers, 106, passed away Monday, April 20.
She was born May 10, 1891, the daughter of Stella Thomas Young and Oscar Odd Young. Her birthplace was Plattsburg, Mo. She had one brother, Oscar Odd Young, Jr., now deceased. She and her parents moved from Missouri to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, where she met and married Archie Lammers on Feb. 11, 1911.
Her husband worked for the Anaconda Co. They lived in Idaho and Anaconda, moving to Missoula around 1916, where they have lived ever since. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Her husband died in May 1974 at the age of 87. They had no children.
Adelyn is survived by her great-nephew and great-nieces.
In three weeks she would have celebrated her 107th birthday.
She will be cremated and the ashes buried in Coeur d'Alene with her husband Archie Lammers and her family.
Memorials to: First Presbyterian Church, 201 S. 5th St. W., Missoula, Mont. 59801.
Clarence James ''Bud" Halverson
CLINTON - Clarence James ''Bud" Halverson, 76, of Clinton passed away on Monday, April 20, 1998, at the Veterans Hospital at Fort Harrison, after battling respiratory failure for years.
He was born April 2, 1922, in Sheyenne, N.D., into a farming family, the son of Clarence and Anna (Johnson) Halverson. Bud enlisted into the U.S. Marine Corps in 1943 and served as a staff sergeant until his honorable discharge in 1946. To family and friends, Bud was known as ''Chief and Commander."
He married Ella Van Kirk on Feb. 26, 1946, in Billings. Bud went into business for himself hauling scrap iron and wheat in North Dakota, along with roofing and siding. Bud and Ella formed their own company, Montana Fiberglass and Texture Coating, and worked in the Missoula area until his retirement.
He loved the mountains and was an avid outdoorsman. Bud also enjoyed hunting, trapping and gold mining. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Missoula and the National Rifle Association.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister, his son, Greg, and grandson Josh.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ella, of Clinton, three daughters, Dayle Hill of Drummond, Linda Schmitz of Milltown and Roxann Fifield of New Port, Ore.; son Gary Halverson of Clinton; two brothers, Mayo Halverson of Billings and Gene Halverson of Sandy, Ore.; three sisters, Myrtle Westby of Maddock, N.D., Velva Rees of Portland, Ore., and Ruby Sullens of Mankato, Minn.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Garden City Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 24, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Bonner. Burial will follow at Missoula City Cemetery with military honors.
The family suggests that memorials be made in Bud's name to the charity of the donor's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Garden City Funeral Home and Crematory.
SEELEY LAKE - Joe Stover passed away at home in Seeley Lake Tuesday, April 21, 1998, of heart problems.
He was born May 28, 1929, in Missoula, the son of Roy and Grace Stover. He was raised in Missoula and graduated from Missoula County High School in 1949. He joined the Air Force in 1950 and was stationed in Germany. After his discharge in 1953, he worked for five years at White Pine and Sash Co. and then moved to Seeley Lake and worked at Pyramid Lumber. He worked there from 1959 to his retirement in May of 1987. He took an early retirement at 58 years old because of heart problems. After his retirement he took care of Grime Busters Car Wash in Seeley Lake.
He lived in Seeley Lake for 38 years. He married Arly Watson and they were later divorced.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Robert and Jack Stover, and a stepson Jim Webb.
Survivors include sisters, Marie Gill of Spokane, Wash., and Grace Bowman of Missoula; stepson Steve Webb, Lafayette, La.; adopted daughter Jodie Curran; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at Seeley Lake Community Hall. Cremation has taken place at Garden City Funeral Home and Crematory.
Bradley 'L' Hart
MISSOULA - Bradley 'L' Hart passed away Sunday, April 19, at St. Patrick Hospital.
He was born April 4, 1943, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Lewis Lynn and Zola Wilson Hart. After graduating from Rigby (Idaho) High School in 1961, he attended Ricks College for two years. He then served a two-year mission for his church and went on to graduate from Utah State University. He received his master's degree from Montana State University in 1971.
He taught one year at Hamilton High School in 1967-68 and then was drafted into the U.S. Army. He served a tour in South Vietnam before being honorably discharged in 1970.
Returning to Montana, he accepted a position as a marketing teacher at Hellgate High School in September 1970 and continued teaching since that time. In the early 1980s, he was recognized as the marketing teacher of the year.
He married Luana Carpenter on Aug. 7, 1969, in Honolulu and is survived by her and their sons, Brandon 'L' of Missoula and Derek 'L' of Cheyenne, Wyo. He also is survived by his beloved grandson and ''little buddy," Brodie 'L' Hart of Missoula; sisters Beverly Zobell and husband, Walt, and family of Jackson; and Kristy Coy and family of Rexburg, Idaho; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Lawrence and Kathy Carpenter and family of Grantsdale; and father-in-law and mother-in-law Lyman and Marilyn Carpenter of Hamilton.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lynn and Zola Hart of Menan, Idaho, and his mother-in-law Lera Carpenter of Hamilton.
Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Garden City Funeral Home.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Hellgate High School Gymnasium. Committal services for family and close friends will follow at Sunset Memorial Cemetery. There will be a reception following the services at the Hellgate High School cafeteria.
In lieu of flowers, the family feels Brad would like to have a scholarship fund set up for a marketing student. Send memorials to Hellgate High School, Attn: Ruby Schmidt, 900 S. Higgins, Missoula, Mont. 59801.
Arrangements are under the direction of Garden City Funeral Home and Crematory.
Betty Louise Thomas
MISSOULA - Betty Louise Thomas, 59, of Missoula died Saturday, April 11, at St. Patrick's Hospital after a short illness.
She was preceded in death by her mother, brother and two children.
She is survived by her sons and daughters, Sarah Tucker of Missoula, Steve Young of California, Karen Cano of Harlingen, Texas, Floyd Young of Lampasas, Texas, Dee Dee Kantu of Brownsville, Texas, Michael Morris of Houston, Angel Eggers of Ocala, Fla.; her father Gale Tucker of Ocala, Fla.; nine grandchildren, Sabil, Christina, Bobbie, Steve, Dale and Daniel Horton, David (Davey) Cano Jr., Laurel Cantu and Elizabeth Eggers; and a very special friend Debbie Lesser.
Cremation and wake services were held on April 14, 1998.
William M. Kirkpatrick
MISSOULA - William M. Kirkpatrick, 86, of Missoula, passed away Saturday, April 18, at Evergreen Health Care Center of natural causes.
William was born May 18, 1911, in Butte, the son of Joseph and Rufina Trembley Kirkpatrick. In 1940 he married Isabelle McCarthy, who preceded him in death in 1953. He then married Mary Pat Dowling in Butte in 1958.
William graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., with an L.L.B;JD. He was employed by the Anaconda Co. in the legal department in 1937 in Butte, as a legal counsel in Chicago in 1941, at the legal department in Butte again in 1945, as western general counsel and business manager of Montana operations from 1958 to 1964 in Butte, and finally as vice president in New York from 1964 until retiring in 1972.
William then became executive director of the Montana Wood Products Association from 1972 to 1975 in Missoula. From 1975 to 1987, he was legislative consultant for Champion International Corp. He also was a member of the Montana, Illinois and District of Columbia bars, and was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife Mary Pat Kirkpatrick of Missoula; sons William M. Kirkpatrick Jr. of Butte; James J. and his wife, Claire, of Grand Coulee, Wash., Paul L. and his wife, Kris, of Spokane, and John D. and his wife, Melinda, of Menlo Park, Calif.; daughter Kathryn Stephenson of Butte; and eight grandchildren. Also surviving are his sisters Katherine Kiely and Rufina Kirkpatrick, both of Butte.
Memorial Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. A reception will follow in the church's Reidy Room.
The Malletta Family of Funeral Homes, Livingston Chapel, 224 W. Spruce St., is in charge of arrangements.
For those wishing to make donations, the family suggests memorials in William's name to a charity of the donor's choice.
Angus W. Clunie
MISSOULA - Angus W. Clunie, died April 14 of natural causes at the Village Health Care Center.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Malletta Family of Funeral Homes, Sunset Chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Cemetery. A reception will follow in the funeral home's community room.