Wolf Point Herald

Charles Black Dog

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Charles Roy Black Dog,  53, died Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Roosevelt Memorial Center in Culbertson.
He was born Feb. 1, 1962, to Robert and Cecelia Black Dog Sr. in Poplar.  He grew up in Fort Kipp and graduated from Brockton High School in 1980.
He played lead guitar and sang in the Black Dog Band with his brothers, he enjoyed that so much and wanted to practice with his brothers every chance he got. He loved the band KISS, his idol was Ace
Frehley and liked to be known as “ACE.”
He married Dorreen Brown in 1996 and to that union had three daughters, Marlana, Marcella and Martina. They later divorced.  
He loved driving around with his girls and always gave family and friends rides to wherever they needed to go. He was excited about his first grandchild being born, Ta’Nesiya LaRoze. He loved listening to his music, joking around and watching movies, just all around having a good time. He was always willing to help anyone who needed it.
He is survived by his three daughters, Marlana Marie, Marcella, Jo and Martina Lynn, all of Fort Kipp; one granddaughter Ta’Nesiya; Todd Spotted Wolf, whom he took as a son; three brothers, Robert Jr., Duane Black Dog and William Black Dog, all of Fort Kipp; and a sister, Cindi Follette of Fort Kipp.  
He was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Counter-Olson; and younger brother, Isaac L. Black Dog.
A wake will be held Friday, July 17, at 7 p.m. at the James Black Dog Center in Fort Kipp. Funeral services will be held  Saturday, July 18, at the James Black Dog Center in Fort Kipp. Interment will follow at Fort Kipp Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point was entrusted with arrangements.

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Albert Wilson

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Albert Lane Wilson, 89, civil and chemical engineer of Glasgow, died Tuesday June 23, 2015.
He is survived by a brother, Robert M. Wilson of San Jose, Calif.; son, Charles L. Wilson of Glasgow; daughter, Holly Danneman of Sandy, Utah; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lenore; and a sister, Beth Davis.
He was born and raised in Austin, Texas. He served with Patton’s Army in World War II and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin under the G.I. Bill with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering.
He was employed by Southern Alkali (Corpus Christi, Texas), Silas Mason Co. (Panhandle, Texas), C. F. Braun (Alhambra, Calif.), and Procon (McLean, Va.) as a chemical engineer and also worked on highly classified nuclear projects. He later worked as a civil engineer for the National Park Service (Washington, D.C.) and oversaw contractors installing security enhancements around the White House, before retiring in 1989.
With his wife, Lenore, he served a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Wolf Point. He had also served in his church as elders quorum president, ward clerk, high councilor and district young men’s president.
He was an Eagle Scout, earned the Woodbadge Award (Beaver Patrol), was a member of the Order of the Arrow (Vigil), and served in many offices in the Boy Scouts of America, including Scoutmaster of Troops in Texas, California and Virginia over a period of 65 years. He was a member of an Indian Dance Team for the Order of the Arrow, including performing the hoop dance. He was a Scout leader for the 1964 National Jamboree at Valley Forge and Philmont in 1965.
A viewing will be held Friday, July 17, at 2 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 15 Airport Road in Glasgow, followed by a graveside service at the Highland Cemetery.

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Robert Garfield

Robert Garfield, 28, of Wolf Point died Saturday, July 11, 2015.
A wake will be held on Thursday, July 16, at 7 p.m. at the New Community Hall in Wolf Point. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 17, at 1 p.m. at the New Community Hall in Wolf Point.  Interment will follow at Chicken Hill Cemetery.  Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point was entrusted with arrangements.

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Gordon Desjarlais

Gordon Desjarlais, 70, of Wolf Point died Monday, July 13, 2015, at NEMHS Trinity Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 17, at 11 a.m. at the Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.

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Rose Marie Friesen

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Rose Marie (Unger) Friesen, 88, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Faith Lutheran Home in Wolf Point, Mont.
 Rose was born Aug. 23, 1926, in Endicott, Neb.  She was less than a year old when she moved with her parents to Lustre, Mont.
Rose attended schools in Lustre and Wolf Point and was a member of the First Lutheran Church. Her main interests and talents were sewing, crocheting, cooking, gardening and loving everyone especially children.
She sewed most of her daughters’ wedding dresses and also made their wedding cakes.  The family would do almost anything for her Vereniki, homemade noodle soup, and Zweiback, to name a few of the favorites.
Rose loved to garden and would amaze her family by planting potatoes under straw and even planting peanuts and cotton just to see them grow.
Rose married Henry “Hank” Friesen Sept. 3, 1945, and they were blessed with six children. Elizabeth Ann “Betsy” Adams of Tucson, Ariz., Kathleen Rose “Jackie” (Jerry) Handran of Glendive, Mont., Denise Lucy (Tommy) Green of Belgrade, Mont., Glenn Jay Friesen of Tucson, Ariz., Carol Jean (Mel) Grigg and Stanley Hank “Stan” (Sonja) Friesen of Lustre, Mont.
Hank and Rose moved into Wolf Point from the farm 18 miles north of Oswego in 2000. In town, she kept busy crocheting afghans for all of her children, grandchildren and then some until Alzheimer’s got the best of her.  She moved to the Faith Lutheran Home in 2010 and loved every minute there because the staff was so good to her. They treat everyone like family.
Rose was preceded in death by her parents, Abram and Anna (Unrau) Unger; husband, Hank Friesen in 2011; her brother, Edwin “Ed” Unger; and sisters, Leatha (Brown) Unger and LaVera and Helen Unger.
Rose is survived by two brothers, LaVern “Vern” Unger of Wolf Point and Larry (Charlotte) Unger of Lustre; all six children; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, July 10, at the Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point. A luncheon will follow at the Sherman Inn in Wolf Point. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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