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Mary Simmons
January 25, 1926 ~
January 10, 2019
Date of Service: January 15, 2019

Marilyn A. Carter
January 16, 1939 ~
January 12, 2019
Date of Service: January 17, 2019

Berdena Ulmer
November 3, 1923 ~
December 24, 2018
Date of Service: January 18, 2019

Wallace Weber
November 12, 1937 ~
January 09, 2019

Roberta Brown
April 6, 1968 ~
January 08, 2019

Michael Bashore
October 6, 1951 ~
January 08, 2019

David Ng
December 24, 1942 ~
January 07, 2019

Stanley Gromek
March 30, 1922 ~
January 07, 2019

Viola Green
December 10, 1952 ~
January 06, 2019

David Gould
January 7, 1963 ~
January 05, 2019


Donald Hargrove

March 16, 1933 ~ November 29, 2018

Service: December 01, 2018 1:00 PM
   Location: First Lutheran Church

Always the perfect gentleman and loving husband, Donald Roy Hargrove allowed his wife, Eloise, to enter first, then followed her into heaven just 14 days later, on November 29th.

Born March 16, 1933, as a child Don rode his horse to a one-room schoolhouse and was raised on a ranch in the Madison Valley.  He met Eloise, a pretty kindergarten teacher at Hawthorne Elementary, when she asked him for assistance at the nearby Bozeman Hotel where Don was working.  They had a 63-year love story marriage and raised three sons, Mark, Daniel and David.

After graduating from the Montana State College (now MSU) ROTC program, Don’s distinguished 30-year career as an Air Force pilot included tours all over the United States, and ten years overseas in Germany, Vietnam and Bolivia.  This equipped him for five years of work in narcotics control with the U.S. State Department in Colombia.  After 35 years outside Montana, Don and Eloise returned home where he served for eight years as a state senator in the Montana legislature and several years on the Montana State Parole Board.

Don is survived by his sons, Mark (Sandy) Hargrove, Dan (Ruth) Hargrove, David (Mary) Hargrove, Eloise’s sister, Jane (Phil) Peters and their family, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A memorial service celebrating of Don’s life will be held at First Lutheran Church in Bozeman at 1 p.m., Saturday, December 1st.

As Don was a lifelong supporter of efforts to get the Bible into every language, gifts may be given in his honor to

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