Wolf Point Herald

Pierre Youpee Sr.

Pierre Youpee Sr., 68, of Poplar, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in Poplar.
A wake will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Poplar Cultural Center. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at the Poplar Cultural Center. Interment will follow at the Poplar City Cemetery.  
Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point assisted the family with arrangements.

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Thomas Martin


Thomas D. Martin of Wolf Point, 84, died  Sept. 17, 2015.
He was born Nov. 13, 1930, to Daniel J. Martin and Estelle “Birdie” Flynn in Poplar.
He was united in marriage to Juanita M. Redstone on Nov. 5, 1955.  They had three children, Janice, Jody and Danna.
They lived their entire lives in Wolf Point. He enlised in the Air Force in 1947, returned home and worked in Poplar on the Poplar Road Department, then moved to the Wolf Point Roosevelt County Road Department until retirement. He enjoyed hunting and fishing on the Milk River.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years; daughters, Janice Garfield of Wolf Point and Danna Martin of Scobey; five grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jody; sisters, JoAnn, Dorthy and Inez; and brothers Robert and Richard.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, Sept. 22,  at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Frazer. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.

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Margaret Brandt


Margaret Louise (Golden) Brandt, 96, died Sept. 8, 2015.
She was born Aug. 16, 1919, in Culbertson to Andrew and Laura Golden. After graduating from high school, she moved to Portland, Ore., where she enjoyed a long and successful career as a stenographer with Portland General Electric.
She married Victor Brandt Feb. 19, 1974, and they shared many years of happiness and companionship with one another before his death in 2001.
She will be re­membered for her quiet grace, organizational skills and love for her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Brandt.
She is survived by her brother, James Golden;  and Victor’s three daughters.
A graveside committal was held Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Washougal Memorial Cemetery in Washougal, Ore.

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Barbara Ann Lockman

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After a nine-month battle with cancer, Barbara Ann Lockman passed away at the age of 59 in Laurel, Mont., on Sept. 14, 2015, surrounded by family.
Barb was born on July 7, 1956, in Poplar, Mont., the fifth of six children to Lyle “Curly” and Hazel (Craigie) Lockman. She graduated from Poplar High School in 1974 and continued on to Montana State University in Bozeman where she was a member of Alpha Omega Pi Sorority and graduated with a bachelor of science in physical education in 1979.
Barb returned home to Poplar where she worked as the physical education teacher at Poplar Schools.  Barb then moved to Sidney and worked as the Sidney Middle School librarian.  She then moved to Helena where she resided and served as a Helena Middle School librarian and a driver’s education instructor.  
Barb returned home to north of Poplar every summer, where she enjoyed working on the family farm, taming barn cats, seeking out treasures at garage sales and auctions, and spending time with her family and friends.  
Barb was a wonderful daughter, beloved sister and favorite “auntie” to her nieces and nephews.  To her family and friends, Barb was a beloved burst of energy, always there to love and serve with fierce devotion, to fill their lives with mischievous smiles and humor, and to instill in her nieces and nephews a deep love of nature, adventure and lifelong learning. Her beautiful spirit has had a profound and lasting impact on the lives of her family and friends and she is deeply cherished and missed by all who were blessed to know and love her.
Barb was preceded in death by her father, Curly.  
She is survived by her mother, Hazel; and five siblings: Michael Lockman of Poplar, Donald (Carmen) Lockman of Brockton, Carol (David) Simensen of Harrisonburg, Va., Russell (Julie) Lockman of Denver, Colo., and Susan (Michael) Vennes of Laurel. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  
A funeral service was held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Poplar on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at 10 a.m. with Father John Osom officiating. A private family interment will take place at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point has been entrusted with arrangements.   
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Mary Lucille Finnicum Roberts Parkins

Mary Lucille Finnicum Roberts Parkins, 84, of Culbertson, died at the Roosevelt Medical Center in Culbertson Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015.
She was born Nov. 3, 1930, the 10th and last child to Bernie and May (Holt) Finnicum. She began her education at the country school at Mona. She attended high school at Culbertson and graduated from Bainville. She was in her 50s when she graduated from vo-tech in Butte and later a two-year community college in Spokane.
After high school graduation, she moved to Spokane, Wash., where she  waitressed for some time. Upon returning to Culbertson, she met and married Roland Roberts and together they raised six children. She worked alongside Roland at the bee yards until she became deathly allergic to bee stings.
She was a den mother to several Boy Scout troops and a Girl Skylark group from church. She grew and canned a huge garden every year for family and friends. She was artistic, an excellent seamstress, crocheted, quilted and was a good carpenter too. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and loved pizza and religious programs in her later life.
Throughout her lifetime, she moved 50 times and lived from Kodiak, Alaska, to Dallas, Texas.
In the last years of her life, she was married to Don Parkins of Spokane.
She is survived by her daughters, Vonnie Lambert of Fairview and Miki Chessmore of Butte; sons, Jim Roberts, Tom Roberts and Ward Roberts, all of Kentucky; 19 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her siblings; husband, Don; son, Patrick W. Roberts; and two granddaughters, Heather and Gayland.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. at the Community of Christ Church in Culbertson. Pastor Jack Scotson will officiate and private interment of the cremains will follow in the Crane Cemetery in Crane.

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