Obituary Index 1942 and 1943
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"Transcribed by Nancy Thornton, All rights reserved." Copyright 2003-present by Nancy Thornton. Extracted from the Choteau Acantha newspaper, with their express permission from copies found in the Choteau Public Library. For a hardcopy of each obituary, send a self-addressed-stamped envelope with $1 to cover copy cost at the local library per obituary to Nancy Thornton, P.O. Box 1482, Choteau, MT 59422. Nancy will transcribe it to the message board, in most cases.
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No deaths, ACAN46-32, 1942-01-01.
ROSENGREN, Hartfield is reported alive, see obituary. ACAN46-33, 1942-01-08.
Gaghagen, J.W., 84, Conrad, 1941-12-31, ACAN46-33, 1942-01-08.
ADAMS, Sylvia P., probate notice, ACAN46-34, 1942-01-15.
HALPIN, R.D., probate notice, ACAN46-34, 1942-01-15.
ADAMS, Samuel T., probate notice, ACAN46-34, 1942-01-15.
HAFSOS, R.K., 83, Ashuelot/Aberdeen SD, 1942-01-04, ACAN46-34, 1942-01-15.
GROOT, Tom, 74, Schellinkhout, North Holland, Netherlands/Choteau, ACAN46-35, 1942-01-22.
ARENSMEYER, Lucille “LuLu” (-) Farmington, Wednesday, ACAN46-36, 1942-01-29.
SCHOCK, Mrs. Wm., [Karolina] 40, Terry/Power, last Saturday, ACAN46-36, 1942-01-29.
WOODHOUSE, infant triplets of Harold, Greenfield Bench/Great Falls, last Tuesday, ACAN46-36, 1942-01-29.
LINDSETH, Daniel, probate notice, ACAN46-37, 1942-02-05.
HEINS, Reinder, probate notice, ACAN46-37, 1942-02-05.
SHELDON, Lyle, Choteau/Harlowton, last Thursday, ACAN46-37, 1942-02-05.
POWELL, [Helena] “Betty,” (Sperry) f.m. Mollander, b. 4-8-1906, Smolensk, Russia/Choteau, Wednesday, ACAN46-38, 1942-02-12.
GILLOGLY, James C., b. 6-25-1860, Bangor ME, Augusta/Choteau, 1942-02-13, ACAN46-39, 1942-02-19.
VIGEN, Nellie C., (Larson) 80y12d, b. 2-8-1862, McGregor, Iowa/seven miles northeast of Bynum, 1942-02-20, ACAN46-40, 1942-02-28.
HANSON, James M., b. 3-22-1941, 11m, Choteau/Great Falls, Tuesday, ACAN46-40, 1942-02-28.
FRASER, William, b. 3-5-1942, 63, Scotland, Bole/Choteau, Monday, ACAN46-40, 1942-02-28.
RICHEM, son of John (a twin), Choteau, Tuesday, ACAN46-41, 1942-03-05.
WOODWARD, D.W., 96, Lewis Iowa, ACAN46-42, 1942-03-12.
JEROME, Wilfred N., b. 6-12-1874, 67, Fitchburg Mass., Chicago/Choteau, Sunday, ACAN46-43, 1942-03-19.
LESTRUD, Carrie, b. 9-6-1865, 76, Northfield Minn., Bole/ Bozeman, 1942-03-16, ACAN46-43, 1942-03-19.
REESER, Claude J. “Slim”, 48, 12 miles west of Choteau, Sunday, ACAN46-44, 1942-03-26.
BULLERDICK, Lewis, 77, Sheridan, Thursday, ACAN46-44, 1942-03-26.
TRESCOTT, Jennie M., 69, Clarkston Wash., 1942-03-19, ACAN46-44, 1942-03-26.
CANTLON, Mary, probate notice, ACAN46-45, 1942-04-02.
MEISSNER, William H., b. 3-28-1881, 61, Berlin, Germany, Millerville MN/12 miles northeast of Fairfield, Sunday, ACAN46-46, 1942-04-09.
BRIGGS, Mary E., (-) b. 5-10-1859, Chickasaw Iowa, Pendroy/Choteau, 1942-04-02, ACAN46-46, 1942-04-09.
SHAFFROTH, James, Missouri River, Friday, ACAN46-46, 1942-04-09.
JAGER, Herman, probate notice, ACAN46-46, 1942-04-09.
BOGGS, Bertha B., (Haner) b. 2-18-1877, 66, Hubbart Wis., Brady/Choteau, 1942-04-15, ACAN46-47, 1942-04-16.
RINGHAM, Mildred M. probate notice, ACAN46-47, 1942-04-16.
HEIGHTON, Maria J. (Laugill) b. 1-28-1862, 80, Nova Scotia, Belleview, Choteau/Great Falls, 1942-04-17, ACAN46-48, 1942-04-23.
LUINSTRA, John, 38, Choteau/Great Falls, Wednesday, ACAN46-48, 1942-04-23.
ROBISON, Hazel, b. 12-17-1895, west of Choteau/Choteau, Monday, ACAN46-49, 1942-04-30.
MCLEAN, Lester H., 49, Hamilton, Choteau/Lewistown, ACAN46-49, 1942-04-30.
No deaths, ACAN46-50, 1942-05-07.
CONNER, Charles H., 90, Morgan VT, Choteau/Great Falls, 1942-05-10, ACAN46-51, 1942-05-14.
ECKFORD, Inez, (McLean) b. 3-2-1886, Winnepeg, Manitoba, Great Falls/Choteau, Saturday, ACAN46-51, 1942-05-14.
MCNULTY, Louis, probate notice, ACAN46-51, 1942-05-14.
No deaths, ACAN46-52, 1942-05-21.
HASKELL, Walter H., b. 11-19-1864, 77, Washington SC, Choteau/10 miles east of Choteau, Tuesday, ACAN46(47)-01, 1942-05-28.
PFEIFFER, Mike, Dupuyer/Auburn, Wash., ACAN46(47)-01, 1942-05-28.
No deaths, ACAN47-02, 1942-06-04.
No deaths, ACAN47-03, 1942-06-11.
WELLENSTEIN, Nick, 55, Helena, Choteau/Conrad, 1942-06-15, ACAN46-04, 1942-06-18 and probate notice, ACAN46-20, 1942-10-15.
SCHWANKE, Mrs. Fred, [Beck news] Grey Eagle, Minn., ACAN46-04, 1942-06-18.
HARYGEN, [Greenfield Glimpses] Greenfield Bench, ACAN46-04, 1942-06-18.
JAGER, Herman, probate notice, ACAN46-04, 1942-06-18.
HALPIN, R.D., probate notice, ACAN46-04, 1942-06-18.
DUFFY, Charles, 50, Flume, 1942-06-18, ACAN46-05, 1942-06-25.
MCNULTY, Louis, probate notice, ACAN46-05, 1942-06-25.
STERNS, Albert, 22m, Raymond Neb./Lincoln Neb., Tuesday, ACAN46-05, 1942-06-25.
MOLUMBY, Joy J., probate notice, ACAN46-06, 1942-07-02.
KROPP, August, 85, Hanover, Germany, Brady, Choteau/East Helena, Sunday, ACAN46-07, 1942-07-09.
MILLER, William F., 75, Rockport Ind., Cascade/Choteau, 1942-07-04, ACAN46-07, 1942-07-09 and probate notice, ACAN46-13, 1942-08-20.
JOHNSON, Maurice W., 30, Seattle Wash., Agawam, Choteau/Far East-Australia, 1942-07-05, ACAN46-07, 1942-07-09 and card of thanks, ACAN46-10, 1942-07-30.
BRITTON, Don, Bynum, ACAN46-07, 1942-07-09.
JOHNSON, Nicholas, 82, Augusta/Great Falls [Choteau in brief] Tuesday, ACAN46-07, 1942-07-09.
ROSE, Elsie P. (Westaway) b. 1890, Prince Edward Island, Canada/Choteau, 1942-07-16, ACAN46-08, 1942-07-16 and ACAN46-09, 1942-07-23 and probate notice, ACAN46-15, 1942-09-03.
HOLM, Charley, Seattle Wash. [Bole Briefs] Friday, ACAN46-08, 1942-07-16.
TAYLOR, Jesse F., 69, Helena/Choteau, 1942-07-21, ACAN46-09, 1942-07-23.
STEELE, Dewey H., Choteau/Seattle Wash., 1942-07-11, ACAN46-09, 1942-07-23.
No deaths, ACAN46-11, 1942-08-06.
SALMOND, Frank, 72, Lapeer Mich., Deep Creek, Willow Creek/Choteau, 1942-08-11, ACAN46-12, 1942-08-13.
WISEMAN, Chas, [Choteau in Brief] Michigan, Tuesday, ACAN46-12, 1942-08-13.
GUARDIPEE, Eli, 85, Moose River Turtle Mts, Fort Shaw/Browning, last week, ACAN46-13, 1942-08-20.
PITHOUD, Robert G., 21, Joliet, Choteau/Great Falls, 1942-08-24, ACAN46-14, 1942-08-27.
HELMS, William W., b 8-14-1886, Marion, Wisc., Conrad/Ajo, AZ, ACAN46-15, 1942-09-03.
MCNEAL, Bertram, probate notice, ACAN46-15, 1942-09-03.
WEAVER, John M. Sr., b. 3-17-1862, New York, Augusta/Choteau, Tuesday, ACAN46-17, 1942-09-17.
STAFFORD, Henry L., b. 4-7-1870, Davenport IA/Choteau, 1942-09-16, ACAN46-17, 1942-09-17.
RIDLE, John, 86, Edinburgh, Scotland/Pendroy, previous Saturday, ACAN46-18, 1942-09-24.
MOORE, Albert, Drumond, ACAN46-18, 1942-09-24.
THORUD, Betsy (Syse) 74, B[M?}adison, Wisc., Minn., Fairfield, Dutton/Great Falls, 1942-09-18, ACAN46-18, 1942-09-24.
BURBANK, Mathilda K. (Kaln) f.m. Burd, 84, Lorraine Ill., Dupuyer/Choteau, last Saturday, ACAN46-19, 1942-10-01.
SHELMERDINE, infant of Larry, b. 9-27-1942, ACAN46-19, 1942-10-01.
KRAUSE, Robert, Russia, Collins/Dutton, Monday, ACAN46-19?, 1942-10-08.
PETERSON, Joachim, b. 10-31-1864, 78, LeRoy, Minn., Burton Bench/Ferndale Wash., Monday, ACAN46-20, 1942-10-15.
HARDER, William, A., probate notice, ACAN46-20, 1942-10-15.
HANNAN, John J., b. 6-9-1884, 58, Ballina, Co. Sligo, Ire., Choteau/Great Falls, Friday, ACAN46-21, 1942-10-22.
LONGMUIR, Alex, b. 1862, 80, Aberdeen, Scotland, Choteau/Great Falls, Friday, ACAN46-21, 1942-10-22 and probate notice, ACAN46-22, 1941-10-30.
VIGEN, Martin, probate notice, ACAN46-21, 1942-10-22.
TAYLOR, Margaret (Jackson) b, 10-30-1860, Scotland, Fort Benton, Choteau/Great Falls, last Thursday, ACAN46-22, 1942-10-30.
POWELL, David H., 21, Choteau/Great Falls, last Saturday, ACAN46-23, 1942-11-05.
HEIMER, M. Alfred, 64, Leipsig, Germany, Cody, Wyo./Rochester, MN, 1942-08-28, ACAN46-23, 1942-11-05.
MANIX, Tom, b. 12-18-1875, Hartford Conn., Dupuyer/Great Falls, 1942-11-05, ACAN46-24, 1942-11-12.
FAULDS, J.R., 89, Yellow Springs, Penn./ Stevensville, ACAN46-24, 1942-11-12.
TOWNSEND, Clarence R. “Mud” 51, Choteau/Wendover Utah, ACAN46-24, 1942-11-12.
SADDLER, D.L. Choteau/Little Rock Ark., ACAN46-25, 1942-11-19.
LAMKE, Charles A., Jordan, Power, buried at sea, 1942-11-04, ACAN46-25, 1942-11-19.
ZIMMERMAN, John, 86, Penn., Choteau/Seattle, Wash, Saturday, ACAN46-25, 1942-11-19.
SULLIVAN, Margaret (Sullivan) b. 2-1887, Cork Co., Ireland, Pendroy/Great Falls, Wednesday last week, ACAN46-26, 1942-11-26.
COHEN, A.B. “Abe” Austin MN/Butte, recently, ACAN46-26, 1942-11-26.
HAGLE, W.R., 53, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Fort Benton, ACAN46-26, 1942-11-26.
BALLER, Frank W., probate notice, ACAN46-26, 1942-11-26.
SIMPSON, William A., 78, Lossiemouth, Elginshire, Scotland/Helena, ACAN46-26, 1942-11-26.
TOBIN, William, 62, Great Falls/Choteau, last Saturday, ACAN46-27, 1942-12-03.
LEHR, L.W., Teton Co./Hollywood Calif., this Wednesday, ACAN46-28, 1942-12-10.
MCNEAL, Bertram, probate notice, ACAN46-28, 1942-12-10.
STONEHOUSE, Edgar D., b. 3-17-1863, Toronto Canada, Bynum/Bellingham Wash., 1942-12-07, ACAN46-29, 1942-12-17.
HUTCHINSON, M.W. Jr., Annapolis MD/Casablanca, a few weeks ago, ACAN46-29, 1942-12-17.
KALDOR, Mr., Hillsboro ND, ACAN46-29, 1942-12-17.
CHINN, Frank M., 64, Glendale west of Melrose/Butte, ACAN46-29, 1942-12-17.
INNES, James S. probate notice, ACAN46-29, 1942-12-17.
No deaths, ACAN46-30, 1942-12-24.
KEITHLEY, Mrs. Jess, Choteau/Springville, Iowa, ACAN46-31 1942-12-31.
KRAUSE, Robert, probate notice, ACAN46-31 1942-12-31.


OGLINE, H.A., 80, Summerset PA/Great Falls, 1943-01-04, ACAN46-32, 1943-01-07.
No deaths, ACAN46-33, 1943-01-14.
WISEMAN, Josie (Zuidema), 70, Holland, Farmington/Choteau, 1943-01-18, ACAN46-34, 1943-01-21.
FISH, Pat, 60, Great Falls, Mill Coulee, 1943-01-15, ACAN46-34, 1943-01-21.
FALLON, PFC Robert M., 30, Dupuyer, Choteau/Ft. Stevens, Astoria, OR, ACAN46-35, 1943-01-28 and ACAN46-36, 1943-02-04.
MCGHAN, Hugh M., Choteau/Grant’s Pass OR, 1943-01-31, ACAN46-36, 1943-02-04.
EDWARDS, David C., 84, South Wales/Great Falls, 1943-01-30, ACAN46-36, 1943-02-04.
HEADINGTON, Anna, (Nichols), f.m. Keogh, 65, Collinsville AL, Beck/Conrad/1943-02-09, ACAN46-37, 1943-02-11.
COOK, Harvey, 33, Choteau/Nye, 1963-02-04, ACAN46-37, 1943-02-11.
HUMBLE, Julia (Walker), 75, Bern Switzerland/Bynum, 1963-02-06, ACAN46-37, 1943-02-11.
HARRIS, Bob, 29, Bynum/Vaughn, 1943-02-02, ACAN46-37, 1943-02-11 and ACAN46-38, 1943-02-18.
HAMILTON, Fay (Toney or Tony), 49, Ft. Worth TX/Teton Co., 1943-02-14, ACAN46-38, 1943-02-18.
HALLADAY, Herbert L., 82, New Haven NY/Choteau, 1943-02-21, ACAN46-39 1943-02-25.
RICE, Sgt. George, Pendroy/Africa, ACAN46-40, 1943-03-04 and ACAN46-41, 1943-03-11.
No deaths, ACAN46-41, 1943-03-11.
CRAWFORD, William T., 85, T.L. Gap, Choteau/Santa Cruz CA, ACAN46-42, 1943-03-18.
NELSON, Bernhart, 49 or 50, South Dakota, Agawam/Choteau, 1943-02-28, ACAN46-42, 1943-03-18.
JOHNSON, Arthur, 49, Trade Lake Wisc., Bole/Great Falls, 1943-03-08, ACAN46-42, 1943-03-18.
No deaths, ACAN46-43, 1943-03-25.
No deaths, ACAN46-44, 1943-04-01.
No deaths, ACAN46-45, 1943-04-08.
WRIGHT, George W., 60, Choteau, 1943-04-15, ACAN46-46, 1943-04-15.
PFRIMMER, Sam, "Big Sam", 72, Corydon IN/Choteau, 1943-04-08, ACAN46-46, 1943-04-15.
KATHMAN, John D., 93, Germany, Burton Bench, Kennewick Wash., 1943-04-13, ACAN46-47, 1943-04-22.
KREGNESS, Ole, 81, Trondhjem Norway/Choteau, 1943-04-18, ACAN46-47, 1943-04-22.
ENGLAND, John H., Norwich England, Collins/Conrad. 1943-04-22, ACAN46-48, 1943-04-29.
KROON, Mrs. 64, Minneapolis MN, 1943-04-22, ACAN46-48, 1943-04-29.
HOWARD, Lucille E. (Poore), 32, Bozeman, Choteau/Great Falls, 1943-02-25, ACAN46-48, 1943-04-29.
GREEN, June, Bynum/Deer Lodge, 1943-04-19, ACAN46-49, 1943-05-06.
No deaths, ACAN46-50, 1943-05-13.
JACOBSON, Christine (Nordahl), Aalesund Norway, Burton Bench, Seattle Wash., 1943-05-13, ACAN46-51, 1943-05-20.
CAUFIELD, Mrs. T.E. [Millie] (Shelmerdine), 52, Vernal Utah, Bynum/Choteau, 1943-05-10, ACAN46-51, 1943-05-20.
CORRIGAN, Ed, 40, Great Falls/Dutton, 1943-05-24, ACAN46-52, 1943-05-27.
VANSETTEN, Gertrude (Luinstra), 38, Chicago/Choteau, 1943-05-24, ACAN46-52, 1943-05-27.
MOORE, Frank E., 67, Greenville IN/Helena, 1943-05-22, ACAN46-52, 1943-05-27.
BAQUET, Nancy E. (Centers), 86, Putnam Co. MO/Corvallis, 1943-05-21, ACAN46-52, 1943-05-27 and ACAN47-01, 1943-06-03.
CLARK, Lee C., Billings, Choteau/Great Falls, 1943-05-27, ACAN47-01, 1943-06-03.
No deaths, ACAN47-02, 1943-06-10.
WALKER, A.W., 61, Marlboro Mass., Fairfield/Great Falls, 1943-06-16, ACAN47-03, 1943-06-17.
No deaths, ACAN47-04, 1943-06-24.
KNOPPS, Tom, Collins, ACAN47-05, 1943-07-01.
AMMUNDSON, Ammond J., 75, Fayette Co. IA, Fairfield/Great Falls, 1943-07-06, ACAN47-06, 1943-07-08.
No deaths, ACAN47-07, 1943-07-15.
TAYLOR, Rettie, 90, Choteau/Austin TX, 1943-07-21, ACAN47-08, 1943-07-22.
VANDERHOOF, Georgia, Fairfield/Washington DC, ACAN47-08, 1943-07-22.
No deaths, ACAN47-09, 1943-07-29.
No deaths, ACAN47-10, 1943-08-05.
VIGEN, Kenneth R., 16, Choteau, Round Butte/Missoula, 1943-07-22, ACAN47-11, 1943—8-12.
LUINSTRA, Jacob, 74, Grypskerk Holland/Choteau, ACAN47-12, 1943-08-19.
MURPHY, Eugene, Choteau/Butte, ACAN47-12, 1943-08-19.
UNKNOWN MAN, Mexican or Philippino, about 40, Freezout Lake, ACAN47-12, 1943-08-19.
FRANKLIN, Rose (O’Day), 29, Great Falls, 1943-08-24, ACAN47-13, 1943-08-26 and ACAN47-15, 1943-09-09.
BARR, Grace (Tvaruzek), 53, Austria, Choteau/Great Falls, 1943-08-27, ACAN47-14, 1943-09-02.
No deaths, ACAN47-15, 1943-09-09.
OSGOOD, Eldon J. "Blue", 79 or 80, Fryburg Maine/Belleview, 1943-09-15, ACAN47-16, 1943-09-16 and ACAN4-17, 1943-09-23.
No deaths, ACAN47-18, 1943-09-30.
TERRY, Frances L. (Olson), 28, Carlos MN, Choteau/Galen, 1943-10-04, ACAN47-19, 1943-10-07.
LEE, LeRoy, 22, Fairfield/Topeka KS, ACAN47-19, 1943-10-07.
NELSON, Roland B., MIA, Choteau, Glen Ellyn IL/Pacific, ACAN47-20, 1943-10-14.
MOORE, Seley W., 35, Hamilton/Seattle, 1943-10-12, ACAN47-21, 1943-10-21.
THOMAS, Richard M., 39, Bonner’s Ferry ID, 1943-10-03, ACAN47-21, 1943-10-21.
BJORK, John C., 73, Trade lake Wis./Bole, 1963-10-26, ACAN47-22, 1943-10-28.
NEUMAN, Pvt. Eugene E., 21, Power/Santa Barbara CA, ACAN47-22, 1943-10-28.
DEPNER, Ameline, f.m. Fornfeist, 68, Russia, Farmington/Choteau, 1943-10-29, ACAN47-23, 1943-11-04.
KLEIN, Joseph, Dutton/South Pacific, ACAN47-23, 1943-11-04.
WILLBOURN, Nancy A., (Atwood) f.m. Allum, 89, Canada/Choteau, 1943-11-06, ACAN47-24, 1943-11-11.
FELIX, Yeoman F.C. Irving A., Seattle/Japanese prison camp, ACAN47-25, 1943-11-18.
CUNNINGHAM, Rev. Charles E., 83, Helena, 1943-11-16, ACAN47-25, 1943-11-18.
HOSTETTER, Olen K., 30, Drumwright OK, Olney IL/west of Dupuyer, 1943-11-21, ACAN47-26, 1943-11-25.
REITJINS, Frank, 55, Lindberg Holland/Dutton, 1943-11-18, ACAN47-26, 1943-11-25.
RONYSTAD, 2nd Lt. Kenneth B., 21, Agawam, Kalispell/European theater of war, 1943-11-19, ACAB47-27, 1943-12-02.
BAILEY, Ina, 61, Fairboult MN/Conrad, 1943-12-07, ACAN47-28, 1943-12-09.
ANDERSON, Ragnhild (Olson), 85, Valdras Norway/Farmington, ACAN47-28, 1943-12-09.
BLOMBERG, Esther (single), 24, Choteau/Wallace ID, 1943-12-05, ACAN47-28, 1943-12-09.
GRIES, Amelia (Commers), 24, Polson/Wallace ID, 1943-12-05, ACAN47-28, 1943-12-09.
MELVILLE, Roy, 30, Columbus/ Wallace ID, 1943-12-05, ACAN47-28, 1943-12-09.
SVENSSON, Cpl. Fred, 31, Collins/Gosfield England, ACAN47-29, 1943-12-16.
ALZHEIMER, Edmund, 69, Germany, Collins/Great Falls, 1943-12-09, ACAN47-29, 1943-12-16.
REIQUAM, William D. "Billy", 54, Belgrade ND, Collins/Great Falls, 1943-12-11, ACAN47-29, 1943-12-16.
No deaths, ACAN47-30, 1943-12-23.
CARR, A.B., 50, Choteau/Augusta, 1943-12-17, ACAN47-31, 1943-12-30.
ROSETTE, Sarah Jane Jacko, (Merrow), 80, Flint Mountain, Alta./Choteau, 1943-12-28, ACAN47-31, 1943-12-30 and ACAN47-32, 1944-01-06.

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