Wolf Point Herald

Victor Thompson

Victor Michael Thompson, 58, of Billings, formerly of Wolf Point, died Dec. 6, 2015, in Billings.
A wake was held Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at the new Wolf Point Community Hall. Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. also at the new Wolf Point Community Hall. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Dodson following the services.

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Rosalyn Elizabeth Fowler


Rosalyn Elizabeth Fowler, 18, of Wolf Point, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015.  
She was born to Ruby Lucille Whitright and Donald Lee Fowler July 10, 1997, in Wolf Point.
She had a beautiful, strong personality and she loved everyone, especially her children Jayden Lee Joseph and James Glenn Cantrell. She loved to spend time with her family.
She loved music, poetry, writing, she liked to go fishing with her dad and riding in the parade with her grandfather John Fowler. She also loved going to church with her grandmother Elizabeth Fowler at the Lutheran church.  
When she younger, she liked taking her cousins to the parks and always willing to help where she could.  She was a sharing and giving person also a forgiving person with a kind heart.  She went to school here from Head Start up to High School in Wolf Point.  
She is survived by her children, Jayden Lee Joseph and James Glenn Cantrell; lifelong companion, Glenn Cantrell; mother and father, Ruby Lucille Whitright and Donald Lee Fowler; brother, Donald J. Redstone; and grandmother, Elizabeth G. Fowler.
Funeral services were held at the new Community Hall in Wolf Point on Saturday, Nov. 28. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.

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Murvin Edwin “Joe” Anderson

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Murvin Edwin “Joe” Anderson, 83, died Nov. 24, 2015, in Wolf Point.
He was born to Myrtle and Edward Anderson Oct. 15, 1932, in Froid. Growing up in Wolf Point, he was given the nickname Joe by his Native friends. The name Joe is what he went by for the remainder of his life.
At an early age, he developed a strong sense of helping others. He was influenced greatly by his mother and grandmother.  They both cared for neighbors and friends at the Olsen Hospital in Scobey.
He married Marilyn Toavs on June 27, 1961. They had three sons, Murvin Jene, Mark Jeffrey and Martin John.
He served the United States for four years during the Korean War.  
His Christian faith brought him to the Go Ye Mission in Oklahoma. Later, he worked for Job Service and helped people find employment. He was passionate about his work and would often help people by giving them rides to their workplace. If they wanted to work, he would find a way to make it happen.
During his retirement years, he worked as a teacher’s aide for Maxine Strader at the Wolf Point High School. He fully retired at the age of 79.
His faith was very important to him. He accepted the Lord into his life at the age of 24. His faith was a quiet faith. He started each day reading his Bible and praying for his family.  He taught Sunday school and also served on the church board.
He was an extraordinary man who lived a full life. He loved children; he would tell stories to his nieces, nephews and grandchildren. He spent his free time woodworking, restoring old furniture, gardening and putting together jigsaw puzzles.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lois Anderson and Elain LaPier; and two brothers, Lyle Anderson and Richard Anderson.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Jean Anderson; three sons, Murvin of Plentywood, Mark of Guam and Martin of Washington; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 30, at the Assembly of God Church in Wolf Point. Interment with military honors was at Greenwood Cemetery in Wolf Point.

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James Emerson Baldwin

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James Emerson Baldwin, 85, of Culbertson, died at Roosevelt Memorial Nursing Home in Culbertson Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015.
He was born Oct. 8, 1930, in Poplar to George and Mildra Baldwin. He attended school in Poplar and graduated from high school in 1948. After graduation, he began working with the Montana State Highway Department and later became a project engineer.
On Aug. 6, 1949, he married Eleanor Anne Graham. Together, they shared 61 years of marriage until her death in 2010.
His work with the highway department brought him to the community of Culbertson in 1958, where he and his family settled. He was extremely involved with improving his community. He was elected mayor of Culbertson and served in that position for three terms. He was a leader of the United Methodist Church serving as board chairman for 30 years. His passion for his community prompted him to become a hospital board member and later chairman in 1977, where he was instrumental in helping build the new hospital facility in Culbert-
son. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and also served on the Cul-
bertson Museum board and Senior Citizens.
After working for the highway department for 44 years, he retired in 1992. He spent his retirement working on restoring old vehicles in his garage, traveling with his wife and enjoying coffee with friends at the Wild West Diner.
He is survived by his four children, Cheryl Hal-
verson of Prescott, Wis., Eve Hennessy of Bismarck, N.D., James Baldwin of Missoula and Poplar and Steven Baldwin of Culbertson; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and his brother, Roy Baldwin, Athol, Idaho.
His funeral was held Monday, Nov. 30, at the Culbertson United Methodist Church. Pastor Tim Hutslar officiated and internment was in the Hillside Cemetery in Cul-

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Linda Marie Boyd


Linda Marie Boyd, 63, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.
She was born March 29, 1952, to Ralph Longee and Fanny Smith-Longee in Poplar. She attended school in Poplar and Flandreau Indian School. She graduated from Brockton High School in 1971.
She met her husband, Lowell Boyd Sr. when she was 16 years old at the Fort Kipp Celebration. They married on Dec. 21, 1970, at the Baptist Church in Poplar. A son, Lowell, was born in 1971 and a daughter, Sherry, in 1976.
In 1984, she started with the Fort Peck Tribes in the administration office. While working, she attended the NAES College in Poplar and earned an AA in human services in 1987 and general studies in 1986.
In 1999, she moved over to the Fort Peck Youth Corrections as a secretary. She was employed there until the time of her death. She had planned to retire at the end of November.  She really cared about her co-workers and thought of them as family.
She enjoyed crocheting and being with her grandchildren. She enjoyed watching the Food Network and was known for her delicious banana bread. She enjoyed planting a garden with her husband.
She is survived by her husband, Lowell "Buddy" Boyd Sr.; son, Lowell Boyd Jr.; daughter, Sherry Cantrell; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Pearl Longee; and brother, Darrel Longee.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Bobby; and a sister, Darlene Burshia.
Funeral services were  held Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Assembly of God Church in Poplar. Interment was at the Poplar City Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.

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