Wolf Point Herald

Arthur Turner


Arthur “Fritz” Raymond Turner, 97, of Jordan died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the Garfield County Health Center.
He was born Nov. 2, 1917, at the family home south of Wolf Point in Dawson County (later McCone County) to Arthur H. and Augusta Turner. He attended country school where he received an award for perfect attendance in 1928 and 1929.
After graduating from the eighth-grade, he worked on various farms and ranches in the area and also spent time working on the Fort Peck Dam.   
He married Lura May Nelson on June 2, 1946, in Miles City. They lived on a ranch south of Wolf Point until 1948 when they bought a place west of Jordan. They farmed and ranched there until 1983 when they retired and moved to Jordan. Lura died in April 1995.
He married Elizabeth Winston Sept. 11, 1997, in Richmond, Va. They lived at the home in Jordan until October 2012 when they both moved to the Garfield County Nursing Home.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; four sons, Lynn Turner of Port O’Connor, Texas, Darryl Turner of Jordan, Lee Turner and Dee Turner, both of Wolf Point; and a daughter, Karen of Wolf Point; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, two brothers and his wife, Lura.
Visitation was held on Jan. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Jordan. A funeral service will be held Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. at the V.F.W. Hall in Jordan. Interment will follow in the Pioneer Cemetery in Jordan. Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Jordan was in charge of the arrangements.

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Robert Archdale


Robert “Bob” Calvin Archdale, 63, of Bemidji, Minn., was called home to be with the Lord on Jan. 18, 2015, at his home surrounded by family and friends.
Bob was born on Aug. 5, 1951, in Wolf Point, Mont., son of Calvin and Patsy (Madison) Archdale. He was raised in Oswego and Wolf Point, moving to Bemidji, Minn., in 1997 with his sister Kate and family. Bobby worked with the ODC and DAC as a laborer for special handicapped services, earning a 10-year award for the work he did.
He enjoyed and was an active participant in Special Olympics, i.e. Unified Bowling, horseback Riders of Victory horsemanship, bocce ball and track, winning trophies and ribbons of which he was very proud. He enjoyed rodeos; bowling; Native American singing, drumming and powwows, diet coke; hamburgers; and french fries.
He is survived by his sisters, Kate (Hyram) Price of Bemidji, Minn., and Connie (Tharin) Schumacher of Wolf Point, Mont.; brother, Jerry (Jeannie) Archdale of Wolf Point, Mont.; nieces, Angie Swenson of Minot, N.D., Tuesday Rose of Bemidji, Minn., Carrie Sue Schumacher of Wolf Point, Mont., Melissa Granbois of Bemidji, Minn., and
Jhona Peterson of Wolf Point, Mont.; nephews, Theron Granbois and Jared Price, both of Bemidji, Minn.; and numerous cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin and Patsy (Madison) Archdale; paternal grandparents, Henry and Tina (Gives a Blanket) Archdale; maternal grandparents, Guy and Vicki (Sansaver) Madison; niece, Tera Archdale; nephews, Lee Granbois and Tyler Schumacher; and special aunt, Naomi “Beebs” (Archdale) Adams.
Visitation was held Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Olson-Schwartz funeral home in Bemidji, Minn. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Clayton Stevenson Chapel in Wolf Point, Mont. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wolf Point, Mont., with Father Martin officiating.
(Paid Obituary)

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Thomas Hayes

Thomas Harrison Hayes, 78, died of natural causes on Wednesday Jan. 7, 2015, at Village Health Care Center in Missoula.  
Tom was born June 16, 1936, to George and Dagny Hayes in Libby, Mont. The family moved to Scobey in 1948, where Tom graduated from Scobey High School. He attended both the University of Montana in Missoula and Montana State University in Boze-man, receiving degrees from each.  
Tom married Arlene Stahl in Missoula on Jan. 10, 1959. They later divorced.  
Tom began his working career in Wolf Point, where he was a history teacher and assistant principal until 1965. He then moved to Bozeman, where he served as the assistant dean of Men at Montana State University until 1969.
His last move was back to Missoula, where he worked until his retirement as the Director of Housing and Food Service at the University of Montana. After his retirement, he pursued his artistic passion as a silversmith.
Tom often spoke of his fond memories hiking, camping and fishing with his son in the Bitterroots.  Tom was quite the character and loved recounting a vast treasure of the stories of his life. His family and friends will miss hearing them.
Tom was preceded in death by mother, Dagny in 1993; father, George in 2005; and his only sister, Norma Adams in 2006.
He is survived by his son, Tom (JoAnn) Hayes of Missoula; an uncle, John Hayes of Plummer, Idaho; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
No services will be held at his request. A private celebration of his life will take place at a later date.
(Paid Obituary)

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Heavenly Hall

Heavenly Hall, 24, of Wolf Point died Jan. 14, 2015, at Trinity Hospital in Wolf Point.
A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at the Our Lady of the Lourdes Catholic Church in Poplar. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Our Lady of the Lourdes Catholic Church in Poplar. Interment will follow at the Riverside Catholic Cemetery in Riverside.

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Lorraine Jeanette Wakan Stormy

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Lorraine Jeanette Wakan Stormy, 82, of Poplar, died Dec. 29, 2014.
She was born Dec. 24, 1932, in Poplar to George T. Wakan and Bessie Wakpa Wakan.  
She married Clarence “Sarge” Stormy in 1956.  They were married for 21 years and later divorced, but remained friends up until Clarence’s death in 1998. To this union, seven children were born.
She worked at the Poplar Hospital for 20 years.  She was the head of housekeeping.
She was well known for making and sewing star quilts.
She raised five grandchildren as her own and had many great grandchildren.
She is survived by one son, Richard Stormy of Poplar; adopted sons, Jake White Bull, Narvin Chaser and Sheperd “Lips” Youpee, all of Poplar; one daughter Jackie Spotted Bird of Brockton; adopted daughter, Pauline Boxer of Poplar; grandchildren she raised including Mark and Michael McClammy, and Red Fawn Crazy Bull, all of Poplar, Russell and Alex Stormy of Spokane, Wash., and Luke Stormy of Somers; and adopted sister, Iris Grey Bull.
She was preceded in death by six brothers, Albert “Bacon,” Jesse, Felix and Julius, Wallace and Leonard Wakan; five sons, Richard, John, Jimmy,
Hotrod and Russell Stormy; and two granddaughters, Lorraine and Jessica Stormy.  
Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 9, at the Poplar Cultural Center.  Interment was at Box Elder Cemetery near Poplar.  Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point was in charge of arrangements.

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