Wolf Point Herald

Mary Lou Green

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Mary Lou Green, 84, of Wolf Point, died at her home in Wolf Point, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.
She was born Feb. 5, 1930, in Wolf Point to her parents Louis Vincent Green and Alfrieda “Fritz” Hagen Green. Mary Lou was the second child in a family of 10 children.  
Mary Lou graduated from Wolf Point Schools in 1949. She worked for Roosevelt County at the library and the treasurer’s office. She worked at Ben Franklin for Jim Neutgens and also at AVCO at the Glasgow Air Force Base.    Mary Lou was self-employed as an accomplished seamstress. She installed many zippers and enjoyed quilting.  
Mary Lou was a lifetime member of the Immaculate Conception parish.  She belonged to St. Catherine’s group of the Altar Society later known as the PCCW (Parish Council of Catholic Women).  
Mary Lou had a special relationship and a friendship with Stacie Green, Mollie Headdress, Theo-dore Headdress, Emily and Vincent Nefzger, Troy Green of Culbertson and R.J. Green of Missoula.  
She is survived by her brothers, Tom and Michael (Kathy), both of Wolf Point, her sisters, Harriet (Julius) Friesen of Wolf Point, Joann (Louie) Jablonski of Wibaux and Rita (Larry) Lampton of Libby; her two foster brothers, John Courchene of Idaho and Matthew Courchene of Hawaii; and a special friend, Patsy Jansen.  
Mary Lou was preceded in death by her sister, Grace Ann; and her brothers, Georgie, John and Richard.  
A vigil was held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wolf Point.  Mass of Christian Burial was held, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wolf Point. Rite of Committal will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Wolf Point.  Condolences for the family may be left at www.claytonstevensonchapel.com.  Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point was in charge of arrangements.    
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Daniel Ray McKay

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Daniel Ray McKay, 25, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Billings.
He was born in Denver, Colo., Nov. 12, 1989, to Phoebe McKay. He loved his Denver broncos, watching movies, listening to his CDs or his MP3 player and songs off his phone. He liked to sing and clap his hands and dance. He really loved spending time with “his boys” as he would call his favorite nephews, Kyle and Tristan, along with his other nieces and nephews.  
He liked helping around the house when he was up to it. He loved to pray for people that he came into contact with and would share his story about what the Lord did for him. He was never ashamed of his belief in Jesus Christ. He also liked to dress up and wear his leather coats of which he had his own collection. He took much pride in being an uncle and a grandpa.
His greatest accomplishment was when he graduated from Brockton High School in 2008.
He was preceded in death by brother, Gerald Young.
He is survived by his mother, Phoebe; step-father, Denny; father, Keith Olson Sr.; brothers, Lawrence D. Hamilton Jr.and Patrick H. McKay III; sisters, Theresa Brown and Autumn Arthur.
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 22, at the Activity Center in Poplar. Interment was at the Riverside Catholic Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.

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Larry Connor

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Larry Connor, 58, died  Dec. 21, 2014, at Northeast Montana Health Services in Wolf Point.  
He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 19, 1956. He was the firstborn child and the first son of Joy (Shields) and Hank Connor.  
He spent his younger years in California, Minnesota, North Dakota and Montana. He settled and made his home in Wolf Point, where he was raised by Rusty and June Stafne. He enjoyed spending much of his time out at the Stafne’s ranch, helping with brandings and farming.  
He worked numerous jobs with the Fort Peck Tribes. He enjoyed working outdoors which led to his many years working as a ranch hand. He enjoyed attending rodeos, brandings, horseback riding, watching TV and movies, basketball, football, NASCAR and especially his favorite, The History Channel. He was a major fan of the “Pawn Star” marathons.
From the time he was a young boy, he loved “tinkering” with electrical gadgets. He made a hot dog cooker and once found an old TV in the dumpster.  He brought it home and after many hours in his room he had that old TV working.
He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He loved when his daughter Lori Jo and son Chad would stop by for a visit.  
He is survived by his wife, Linda; his sisters, Sabrina Reese of Hobson, Danette Baker of Queens, N.Y., and Twyla Bearcub of Poplar; brothers, Tom Stafne of Wolf Point and Grant Stafne of Frazer;  sons, Chad Connor and Dustin Connor of North Dakota and Tyrell “T.J.” Connor and Cody White Bear of Wolf Point; daughters, Lori Jo Rakstad of Poplar, Billie Jo Begay Swanson, and Fern Steele of Wolf Point; grandchildren he raised, Josh and Holly Flaten; numerous grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
His funeral was held Saturday, Dec. 27, at the Blue Sky Ministries in Wolf Point. Burial was at the Stafne Family Cemetery in Wolf Point. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.

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Charlotte Anne Caldwell

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Charlotte Anne Caldwell died Dec. 20, 2014, at St. John’s  Lutheran Home in Billings.
She was born May 8, 1969, to Ronald Pennell and Geraldine Cellmer in Culbertson. She went to Ruffatto Grade School and attended Culbertson  School. In 1987, Charlotte worked as a CNA until 2009.
She was a big animal lover and was into fishing, hunting, gardening, horseback riding and an avid outdoors woman.  Her pets were her faithful companions, Sheba, the German Shepherd; Charlie, a Heinz 57 mix; and Lala, the cat.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for 19 years. She enjoyed spending time with her friends at the Montana Bar in Culbertson,  playing darts.  
She is survived by her husband, Danny; and sisters, Janet Royan and Brenda Kostelecky.
A memorial service will take place in Culbertson next spring.

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John Timm

John Timm, 66, of Culbertson, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, while working in Belcourt, N.D.
His funeral arrangements are pending with Fulkerson Funeral Home of Williston, N.D.

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