Wolf Point Herald

Nina Busby

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Nina “Sugar” Busby, 59, died  Aug. 11, 2014, in Denver, Colo.
She was born Sept. 18, 1954, to Lloyd and Eleanor Lien in Brooklyn, N.Y.
She was raised in Froid; Beville, Texas; and San Diego, Calif. She graduated from Medicine Lake High School in 1973. In August 1973, she married Randy Parpart and in their union they had a son, Gene Allen. They divorced in 1976.
On May 29, 1976, she married Lloyd “Buzz” Busby and they had two daughters, Kari in 1977 and Tracy in 1978.
She had a huge heart and would do anything for anyone and made friends everywhere she moved. She loved to bake and cook for all occasions, school fundraisers, benefits, etc. She never let anyone go hungry. She also loved crocheting, word searches and spending time with all those close to her including her beloved pets. She had numerous “special” people in her life that became her “extended family.”
She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Lloyd “Buzz” Busby of Culbertson; son, Gene of Billings; daughters, Kari Delagrave and Tracy Holum, both of Scobey; stepchildren, Elly Moe, Paula Franke and Jason Franke, all of Sco-bey; siblings, Elizabeth Pendland of Scobey, Lloyd “Chick” Lien of Las Vegas, Nev.; and 11 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by stepson, Tommy Busby; and grandson, Tarin Westby.
Cremation has taken place at A-Simple Cremation and Funeral Home in Denver, Colo. Memorial Services are tentatively scheduled for Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. at Bethel Church in Culbertson.

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Russell White

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Russell Allen “Nuts” White, Ta-Wasu-To, His Blue Hail, 57, of Oswego, died Aug. 27, 2014,.
He was born Feb. 20, 1957, to Margaret Faye White and Granville Hawley Sr. He grew up and attended school in Frazer. He graduated from Frazer High School in 1975.
He was always a hard worker and worked various jobs. He worked as a ranch hand for many years before he decided to go into politics. He was elected Sargent-at-Arms in 1999-2003.
He worked for Offtedal Highway Construction and Apollo Construction.
He enjoyed traveling to pow-wows and dancing, family gatherings, watching football, basketball and baseball, playing and umpiring softball.
He also was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed watching and cheering on Jackson Inc.
He was a great crew boss and fire fighter.
He loved taking his evening back road drives with his wife, Lupe.
He sang with the Red Bottom Singers in the 1970s and enjoyed cooking big pots of tripe soup or beef for family functions and feeds. He always honored his traditional Indian ways.
He met Lupe Hall in 1989. They married Nov. 9, 1996. To this marriage, they had a son, Justin, and daughter, Nicole, whom he raised as his own. He raised a nephew, Roger Dale White Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Lupe; son, Justin White; daughter, Nicole White; two grandchildren; brothers, Roger White Sr. of Wolf Point, Granville, Jr., Kuch, Chester, Morgan and Clayton Hawley of Hays, Richard Blount of Wolf Point, Tommy Blount of Frazer, Waylon Novy  and Michelle Blount of Wolf Point, Curt Standing of Oswego; sisters, Tammy Olsen of Miles City, Carol  Wallette of Wolf Point, Vicki Dahl of Williston, N.D., Melanie Cole of Frazer; adopted mothers, Ruth Todd of Frazer and Pauline Escarsega of Wyota; adopted dad, Joe Beston Sr. of Frazer; dads, Hank Flynn of Oswego and Harold Dean Blount of Frazer; brother, Sanford “Mick” Hawley; and sister, Faith Ann Hawley of Mountain Home, Idaho.
He was preceded in death by his mothers, Faye White and Sadie Follet Blount; brother, Sanford “Mick” Hawley; and dad, Granville Hawley Sr.
His funeral was held Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Oswego Community Hall in Oswego. Interment was at the Oswego Presbyterian Cemetery.

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Daniel Burns

Daniel C. Burns, 76, a longtime Fort Peck and Wolf Point resident, died at the Lewistown Infirmary Aug. 25, 2014.
He was born to Don C.” Bing” and Ann (Ihnat) Burns Jan. 14, 1938, and grew up in Fort Peck. He graduated from Nashua High School where he excelled in several sports.   
He attended Rocky Mountain College in Billings, where he played basketball, coached and earned a bachelor of arts degree. He became a school teacher, coach and referee.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Burns.
Cremation has taken place. No funeral services are planned.

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Gabriel Young

Gabriel Young, 79, of Poplar, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at the Poplar Hospital.
The funeral service will be announced at a later date pending the completion of the arrangements.
Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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Roseanne Grey Hawk Boyd

Roseanne Grey Hawk Boyd, 80, of Poplar, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Poplar.
The funeral service will be announced at a later date pending the completion of the arrangements.
Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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