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Peggy Maichel
July 31, 1928 ~
August 05, 2018
Date of Service: August 14, 2018

Edward Komara
October 16, 1943 ~
July 30, 2018
Date of Service: August 16, 2018

Ronald Brandt
June 10, 1946 ~
June 27, 2018
Date of Service: August 25, 2018

Thomas Halpin
August 15, 1935 ~
May 19, 2018
Date of Service: August 26, 2018

Evelyn Halpin
August 14, 1937 ~
July 23, 2018
Date of Service: August 26, 2018

Joe Litle
October 1, 1921 ~
August 11, 2018

Doris Carr
September 11, 1934 ~
August 01, 2018

Steven Christensen
August 2, 1961 ~
July 28, 2018

Pamela Whitmore
November 7, 1953 ~
July 28, 2018

Angie Anderson
April 9, 1971 ~
July 27, 2018

Gary Hagen
December 31, 1940 ~
July 24, 2018

Louise Hires
June 10, 1937 ~
July 24, 2018


Helen Olson

June 9, 1935 ~ April 07, 2018

Helen Lemon Olson passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Bozeman at the age of 82, after a sudden illness. 

Helen was born June 9, 1935 in Billings, Montana to Pauline (Nelson) and Frank Fitzpatrick and later adopted by stepfather, George Waring.  She started school in Cody, Wyoming then moved to McCallister, Montana with her family where she attended school in Ennis.

She married George Lemon in 1952 and they moved to Belgrade a couple of years later.  Together they raised four children.  Aside from being a homemaker, she worked at JC Penney and Bozeman Deaconess Hospital.  She was an avid seamstress, sewing her children’s school clothes and later making many quilts.  She was a selfless caregiver and was affectionately known as the “potato lady” at the Farmer’s Market due to the large truck farm she and George operated in the 1980’s.  Twelve years after George’s death in 1991, Helen found happiness again with Ben Olson, whom she married in 2003.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, George and Pauline Waring; her sister, Mary Lou Clark; and both of her husbands, George Lemon and Ben Olson.  Helen is survived by her four children, Sharon Sager, Steve Lemon, Karen Kirwan (Tom) and Myra Stavick (Mike); 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.


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