Wolf Point Herald

Teri Red Star

Teri L. Long Elk Red Star, Wakan Ishta Zi Win, Sacred Yellow Eyes Woman, 39, of Rapid City, S.D., formerly of Poplar, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at Dakota Hospice in Rapid City.
She was born Sept. 4, 1976, to Chauncey Wesley Long Elk Jr. and Sharon Yellow Owl. She grew up in Poplar, Wolf Point and Rapid City, S.D. She attended Poplar Schools and later earned her GED and attended Fort Peck Community College.

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Margaret Unrau

Margaret (Decker) Unrau, 95, of Glasgow died Jan. 15, 2016, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow.
She was born April 14, 1920, in Lustre to Zacharias J. and Barbara (Waldner) Decker. She was one of 12 children; six died in childhood. She attended Lustre and Frazer schools, graduating in 1938. She was proud to be a Frazer Bear Cub All State basketball player in 1937-1938.

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Dennis Linner

Dennis Linner, 78, of Port Ludlow, Wash., formerly of Wolf Point, died Jan. 3, 2016.

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Wilbur Sugden


Wilbur W. “Will” Sugden, 98, of Platteville, Wis., died Dec. 30, 2015, at Southwest Health Center in Platteville.
He was born April 8, 1917, in Litchfield, Minn., the youngest of seven children born to Fred and Neva (Bannister) Sugden. When he was an infant, the family moved to northeast Montana where he spent much of his life.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in England with the Army Air Corps. Among his duties was helping to rescue downed Allied pilots by triangulation location.
After his discharge from Fort McCoy, Wis., in 1945, he held various jobs, operating a service station for a number of years, and serving on the Roosevelt County Highway Department staff in Wolf Point.
After retirement, he and his wife Laura divided their time between Fort Peck and Tacna, Ariz., before moving to Bears Court in Platteville in 2002.
He married Laura Richardson on May 23, 1981, and acquired a large extended family as a result: stepdaughters, Bev Johansen of Platteville and Linda Boysun of Vida; 10 step-grandchildren; numerous great- and even great-great-step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jackie; brothers and sisters, Eva, Ione, Frank, Flossie, Fred and Iowa; and a step-grandson, Francis Johansen.
Funeral services were Sunday, Jan. 3, at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, where military rites were accorded by VFW Post #5274 and American Legion Post #42. Pastor Elizabeth Whitford, of Whig Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial was at Whig Cemetery.

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Wilbur Marshall

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Wilbur Marshall, 88, of Great Falls, died Jan. 7, 2016.
He was born Sept. 24, 1927, in Wolf Point to Wilbur “Web” Marshall and Lovie (Steele) Marshall. He was raised on the family farm and attended school in the Nickwall community.
At 16, he started work for various farmers and ranchers in the area until drafted into the Army Engineers during the Korean conflict and was stationed at Panama Canal.

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