Obituary Index 1944 and 1945
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"Transcribed by Nancy Thornton, All rights reserved." Copyright 2002-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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STINE, George, 57, Choteau/Great Falls, 1944-01-04, ACAN47-32, 1944-01-06 and ACAN47-33-1944-01-13.
UPMAN, Horace C., 73, Choteau, Terre Haute IN, ACAN47-32, 1944-01-06.
BENEDICT, L.C., 65, Great Falls, 1944-01-01, ACAN47-33, 1944-01-13.
PELTZMAN, William C., 2 months-17 days, Choteau, 1944-01-07, ACAN47-33, 1944-01-13.
ROGERS, Byron B. "Pete", born 1857, Choteau, 1944-01-07, ACAN47-33, 1944-01-13.
KLEIN, Christian, 55, Dutton, 1944-01-10, ACAN47-33, 1944-01-13.
No deaths, ACAN47-34, 1944-01-20.
FERRIS, Frederick E. "Gene", 54, Choteau, 1944-01-23, ACAN47-35 1944-01-27.
CRAWFORD, Manley C., 83, Dutton/Burlington, Wash., 1944-01-15, ACAN47-35, 1944-01-27.
GANONG, Edward H., 73, Oregon City, Ore., 1944-01-20, ACAN47-35, 1944-01-27.
DAVIDSON, Henry, 62, Minnesota/Farmington, 1944-01-31, ACAN47-36, 1944-02-03.
ANDERSON, Mrs. Fred, 73, Denmark/Sioux Falls SD, 1944-01-01, ACAN47-36, 1944-02-03.
DRUMHELLER, Daniel F., Seattle, 1944-01-25, ACAN47-36, 1944-02-03.
WEAVER, Wallace R., 41, Augusta/Ogden UT, 1944-01-31, ACAN47-36, 1944-02-03.
MILNES, Edna, Morrison IL, 1944-02-05, ACAN47-37, 1944-02-10.
SEE, George, Hamilton, 1944-02-06, ACAN47-37, 1944-02-10.
YOUNG, John E., 58, Maple Hill KS/Fairfield, 1944-02-08, ACAN47-37, 1944-02-10 and ACAN47-38, 1944-02-17.
SCHAEFER, George M., 86, Albany MN, 1944-02-02, ACAN47-37, 1944-02-10.
ANDREWS, W.P., 80, Denmark, Power/Great Falls, 1944-02-14, ACAN47-38, 1944-02-17.
THORWALDSON, Cathlyn (Schabel), Dutton, Lancaster CA, 1944-02-22, ACAN47-39, 1944-02-24, and ACAN47-40, 1944-03-02.
HOLT, Clifford, Pvt 1st Class, 22, Dutton/South Pacific, November 1944, ACAN-47-39, 1944-02-24.
JOHNSON, Hans K., 92, Gravdal, Norway, Dutton/Choteau, 1944-02-22, ACAN-47-39, 1944-02-24 and ACAN47-40, 1944-03-02.
CHALMERS, Anna (Steen), 73, Domesteen, Bergen, Norway, Burton Bench, Rochester MN, 1944-02-28, ACAN47-40, 1944-03-02 and ACAN47-41, 1944-03-09.
MCDONALD, Robert B., Ship’s Cook 2nd Class, 22, Beloit KS, Choteau/South Pacific, 1944-02-25, ACAN47-41, 1944-03-09.
COLVIN, Mrs, New Lisbon WS, ACAN47-42, 1944-03-16.
ZEIGLER, Mary (LaBaw), 84, Veedersburg IN/Choteau, 1944-03-19, ACAN47-43, 1944-03-23.
TAYLOR, Jessie (Shields), 59, Edmonton Alta./Choteau, 1944-03-16, ACAN47-43, 1944-03-23.
KROFFT, George W. "Bill", 82, New York/Choteau, 1944-03-19, ACAN47-43, 1944-03-23.
TAYLOR, Kate (Cameron), 82, Chicago/Choteau, 1944-03-19, ACAN47-43, 1944-03-23.
No deaths, ACAN47-44, 1944-03-30.
HIRSHBERG, Mortimer, 60, Fort Benton, Fairfield, Great Falls, 1944-04-01, ACAN47-45, 1944-04-06.
STONEHOUSE, Jessie (Finlayson), 64, Bynum/Bellingham, Wash., ACAN47-45, 1944-04-06.
NEWMAN, Forrest W., 27, Dacoma OK, Bynum/Choteau, 1944-04-08, ACAN47-46, 1944-04-13.
GRAVES, John M., 83, Marion Co., OR, Bynum, Collins/Choteau, 1944-04-10, ACAN47-46, 1944-04-13 and ACAN47-47, 1944-04-20.
HUTCHESON, Walter, Chester, 1944-04-07, ACAN47-47, 1944-04-20.
CRARY, Elisha J., 60, Elkader IA/Choteau, 1944-04-16, ACAN47-47, 1944-04-20.
ASMUS, Willard, Power, Beck/Shipboard on ocean, 1943-11-29, ACAN47-47, 1944-04-20.
LEWIS, Roy W. 23, Choteau, Pendroy/Bozeman, 1944-04-14, ACAN47-47, 1944-04-20.
GRUENHAGEN, Stephen H., 74, Hartford WS/Choteau, 1944-04-19, ACAN47-47, 1944-04-20.
SABO, Clifford, 18, Sand Coulee, Choteau/Stevens Point WS, 1944-04-25, ACAN47-48, 1944-04-27 and ACAN47-49, 1944-05-04.
SCOFIELD, Mr., 68, Indiana/Ventura CA, 1944-04-04, ACAN47-48, 1944-04-27.
No deaths, ACAN47-50, 1944-05-11.
WEBB, Jean E. "Betty", 30, Detroit/Great Lakes Naval Training Station near Chicago, IL, 1944-05-10, ACAN47-51, 1944-05-18.
OKSNESS, Ole J., 57, Aalesund, Norway/Great Falls, 1944-05-23, ACAN47-52, 1944-05-25.
SPOONER, Christian B. "Ben", 17, Choteau/Great Falls, 1944-05-24, ACAN47-52, 1944-05-25.
MARTINEZ, Isidoro E., 42, Durango, Mexico/Choteau, 1944-05-30, ACAN48-01, 1944-06-01.
OSWALD, Nellie R., f.m. Hammond, Choteau/Eureka CA, 1944-05-18, ACAN48-01, 1944-06-01.
TRESCOTT, B.G. "Bert", 73, Lanark IL, Choteau/Great Falls, 1944-06-01, ACAN48-01, 1944-06-01.
TWEDT, Paul, 74, Norway, Fairfield/Great Falls, 1944-06-02, ACAN48-01, 1944-06-01.
WIPRUD, Orville T. "Teddy", 17, Dutton/Great Falls, 1944-0-06, ACAN48-02, 1944-06-08.
No deaths, ACAN48-03, 1944-06-15.
No deaths, ACAN48-04, 1944-06-22.
JENSEN, Jorn V., 56, Weston ID, Bynum, ACAN48-05, 1944-06-29.
GALVIN, William B., 78, Wis., Choteau/Long Beach CA, 1944-07-01, ACAN48-06, 1944-07-06.
HUMPHREY, "Jack", 59, Ill./Great Falls, 1944-07-03, ACAN48-06, 1944-07-06.
MELLON, Ella M., 78, Clinton IL, Choteau/Great Falls, 1944-07-02, ACAN48-06, 1944-07-06.
CHENOWETH, Fannie E., 82, Iowa/Glasgow, 1944-07-01, ACAN48-06, 1944-07-06.
GRAY, Walter, Cascade Co., 1944-07-12, ACAN48-07, 1944-07-13 and ACAN48-08, 1944-07-20.
PAULUS, Donald N., 19, Beck, Power/Saipan, South Pacific, 1944-07-12 or 06-24, ACAN48-08, 1944-07-20 and ACAN48-09, 1944-07-27 and ACAN49-11, 1945-08-09.
LUTGE, Doris, 73, Germany/Big Sandy, 1944-07-03, ACAN48-08, 1944-07-20.
BURRELL, Henry A., 66, Morris IL/Choteau, 1944-07-21, ACAN48-10, 1944-08-03.
No deaths, ACAN48-11, 1944-08-10.
STEPHENS, Sallie J. (Graves), 51, Choteau/Great Falls, 1944-08-11, ACAN48-12, 1944-08-17.
No deaths, ACAN48-13, 1944-08-24.
O’BRIEN, Mrs. J.F., (Guthrie), Chicago, 1944-08-29, ACAN48-14, 1944-08-31.
HALLBERG, 2nd Lt. Charles "Bud", Choteau/France, 1944-08-07, ACAN48-14, 1944-08-31 and ACAN48-25, 1944-11-16 AND ACAN48-37, 1945-02-08.
ROWLAND, Lt. Johnny, Bynum/Europe, ACAN48-14, 1944-08-31.
BUNDAY, Mrs. Max, Great Falls, 2 weeks ago, ACAN48-15, 1944-09-07.
No deaths, ACAN48-16, 1944-09-14.
WEEKS, Harry B., Choteau/Seattle, 1944-09-12, ACAN48-17, 1944-09-21.
ANDERSON, Maewood A., 27, Choteau/France, 1944-07-26, ACAN48-17, 1944-09-21.
PAULUS, Donald, Saipan Island, 1944-06-15, ACAN48-18, 1944-09-28.
Army Training Pilot, Corrugated Ridge, North Fork Teton River, 1944—0-22, ACAN48-18, 1944-09-28.
PARKER, Esther B. (Kelley), 48, Grosses Creek VA, Choteau/Great Falls, 1944-10-01, ACAN48-19, 1944-10-05 and ACAN48-20, 1944-10-12.
RAY, Pfc. Robert F. 28, Loma/France, 1944-09-25, ACAN48-22, 1944-10-26 and ACAN49-13, 1945-08-23.
KERR, Jennie (Schmidt), 64, Smith Creek near Augusta, Choteau/Great Falls, 1944-10-25, ACAN48-23, 1944-11-02.
CARMICHAEL, J.H., 85, Augusta/Great Falls, 1944-10-28, ACAN48-23, 1944-11-02.
PELZMAN, Cecelia, Mrs. Fred (Erkinger), 44, Austria, Dutton/Choteau, 1944-11-04, ACAN48-24, 1944-11-09.
GRAY, Robert N. "Bob", 51, Choteau/Gallatin Gateway near Bozeman, 1944-11-10, ACAN48-25, 1944-11-16.
EDWARDS, Daniel A., 50, Hartline WA, Collins/Great Falls, 1944-11-17, ACAN48-26, 1944-11-23.
FURMAN, Henrietta, 76, Brunswick, Germany, Augusta/Choteau, 1944-11-19, ACAN48-26, 1944-11-23.
MOORE, Laura B. (Howard), 71, Mt. Vernon MO, Dutton/Great Falls, 1944-11-20, ACAN48-26, 1944-11-23 and ACAN48-27, 1944-11-30.
ANDERSON, Martin, 75, Sweden, Bynum/Choteau, 1944-11-22, ACAN48-27, 1944-11-30.
WATSON, Howard, 84, Richmond IN/Choteau, 1944-11-25, ACAN48-27, 1944-11-30.
HIRSHBERG-SCHWARTZ, Gertrude (Kohn), Missoula/.Butte, 1944-11-23, ACAN48-27, 1944-11-30.
MAYNARD, Dr. Ernest B., 74, Wakefield MA/Choteau, 1944-12-04, ACAN48-28, 1944-12-07.
JENSEN, Master Sgt. Peter W., 33, Dupuyer/Leyte, Philippines, 1944-10-26, ACAN48-28, 1944-12-07.
MCKENZIE, Kenneth "Kennie", 81, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Choteau/Spokane, 1944-12-11, ACAN48-29, 1944-12-14 and ACAN48-30, 1944-12-21 and ACAN48-31, 1944-12-28.
AVERILL, Miles, 49, Tekamah NE/Collins, 1944-12-12, ACAN48-30, 1944-12-21.
NESBIT, Pvt. Jack, 26, Choteau/Germany, 1944-12-04, ACAN48-31, 1944-12-28 and ACAN48-32, 1945-01-04 and ACAN48-39, 1945-02-22.
MONKMAN, OWEN, MIA, Choteau/Germany, ACAN48-31, 1944-12-28 and ACAN49-11, 1945-08-09, and ACAN49-13, 1945-08-23 and ACAN49-25, 1945-11-15.
CHALMERS, William, 82, Aberdeen Scotland/Farmington, 1944-12-26, ACAN48-31, 1944-12-28.
THORNE, [THORN] Elizabeth (Dollemore), 62, Ireland, Fairfield/Great Falls, 1944-01-01, ACAN48-32, 1945-01-04.
HANSON, Webb, 56, Choteau/Shreveport LA, 1944-12-18, ACAN48-32, 1945-01-04.
WALLACE, William, 70s, Helena/Spokane, 1944-12-28, ACAN48-32, 1945-01-04.
KELLY, Annie, 75, Niagara Falls Ontario/Choteau, 1945-01-08, ACAN48-33, 1945-01-11.
TALIFSON, Pfc. Milton, 28, Bynum, Farmington/Germany, after 1944-12-08, ACAN48-33, 1945-01-11 and ACAN48-42, 1945-03-15.
CRISMAS, Mrs., 80s, Joliet/Great Falls, last week, ACAN48-34, 1945-01-18.
DALE, James A. USN, 20, Choteau/Philippines, ACAN48-34, 1945-01-18 and ACAN48-35, 1945-01-25.
THORWALDSON, Capt. Al O., Los Angeles/India-Burma-China Theater, 1945-01-14, ACAN48-36, 1945-02-01.
GILBERT, William W., Fairfield, 1945-01-027, ACAN48-36, 1945-02-01.
BECKER, Bertha (Gomke), 38, Russia, Blackleaf/Choteau, 1945-02-08, ACAN48-37, 19445-02-08.
ERICKSON, Kenneth F., 16, Great Falls/Fairfield, 1946-02-11, ACAN48-38, 1945-02-15.
BOURNE, E.P., Bozeman, 1945-02-20, ACAN48-39, 1945-02-22.
ACTON, Leonard, 49, Choteau/Fort Harrison, 1945-02-11, ACAN48-39, 1945-02-22.
SIROIS, Joseph P. "Jeff", 83, St. Ann’s Parish, dela Pocature Quebec Canada, 1945-02-24, ACAN48-40, 1945-03-01.
RIECKHOFF, William F., 80, Orange City IA, 1945-02-24, ACAN48-40, 1945-03-01 and ACAN48-45, 1945-04-05.
HUISENGA, Sgt. Pete, 21, Springfield IL, Collins/Philippines, 1945-02-09, ACAN48-41, 1945-03-08 and ACAN49-02, 1945-06-07.
THOMPSON, Bruce, Conrad, ACAN48-42, 1945-03-15.
DOMBROSKI, Pfc. Edward, 25, Brooklyn NY, Choteau/Iwo Jima, ACAN48-43, 1945-03-22.
KLAY, Alfred, Fort Benton, ACAN48-43, 1945-03-22.
POWERS, Mrs. Edwin C., 66, Ontario Canada, Bynum, 1945-03-12, ACAN48-43, 1945-03-22.
No deaths, ACAN48-44, 1945-03-29.
BERINGER, Selma N. (Iverson), 55, Fredricks SD, Collins/Conrad, 1945-03-29, ACAN48-45, 1945-04-05.
MCINNIS, Neil, 59, Prince Edward Island/Fairfield, 1945-04-01, ACAN48-45, 1945-04-05.
YOUNG, John R., 86, Pennsylvania, Choteau/Great Falls, 1945-04-06, ACAN48-46, 1945-04-12.
ROOSEVELT, Franklin D., 63, Hyde Park NY/Warm Springs GA, 1945-04-12, ACAN48-47, 1945-04-19.
CARLSON, Bertha M. (Bard), 87, Dalsland Sweden, Burton Bench/Choteau, 1945-04-14, ACAN48-47, 1945-04-19.
MORRIS, Ada M. (Leeper), 57, David City NE, Choteau/Pendroy, 1945-04-23, ACAN48-48, 1945-04-26.
GRIMSLEY, Cleave, 60 or 61, Jonesboro TN/Choteau, 1945-05-01, ACAN48-49, 1945-05-03.
HAVILAND, John D., 60, Michigan/Choteau, 1945-04-29, ACAN48-49, 1945-05-03.
NASSET, Lars, 79, Borgund Norway, Burton Bench/Great Falls, 1945-04-27, ACAN48-49, 1945-05-03.
No deaths, ACAN48-50, 1945-05-10.
No deaths, ACAN48-51, 1945-05-17.
No deaths, ACAN48-52, 1945-05-24.
SCHULTZ, Donald M. 17, Dutton/Diamond Valley, 1945-05-28, ACAN49-01, 1945-05-31 and ACAN49-02, 1945-06-07.
DOHENY, Francis, Dutton/Diamond Valley, 1945-05-28, ACAN49-01, 1945-05-31 and ACAN49-02, 1945-06-07.
JAMESON, Guy S., 51, Stella NE/Clarkston Wash., 1945-05-14, ACAN49-01, 1945-05-31.
RAPLEE, John R., 72, Missouri, Rochester MN, 1945-06-02, ACAN49-02, 1945-06-07.
CAMPBELL, Fannie E., 82, Choteau/Couer D’Alene, 1945-05-21, ACAN49-03, 1945-06-14.
CONNELLY, Cpl. Jack W., MIA, Great Falls/Okinawa, since 1945-04-19, ACAN49-04, 1945-06-21.
JACOBSON, John S., 54, Madison MN, Choteau/Great Falls, 1945-06-18, ACAN49-04, 1945-06-21.
LYMAN, Lt. James P., 29, Great Falls/Fairfield, 1945-06-18, ACAN49-04, 1945-06-21.
HARALSON, Sgt. Henry, 24, Dutton/China Sea, 1944-10-24, ACAN49-05, 1945-06-28.
LEECH, LEACH, Everett C., Bynum/China Sea, POW, 1944-10-24, ACAN46-39, 1943-02-25 and ACAN49-05, 1945-06-28.
CARLSON, Carl W., Fairfield/Okinawa, 1945-05-14, ACAN49-05, 1945-06-28.
FORD, Shirley S., 58, Sun River/Minneapolis, 1945-06-25, ACAN49-05, 1945-06-28.
BURBANK, Andrew C. "Carl", 81, Pittsburgh PA/Choteau, 1945-06-29, ACAN49-06, 1945-07-05.
JOHNSON, Eivind O., 36, Dutton/Pacific, 1945-02-21, ACAN49-07, 1945-07-12.
NORHEIM, Lena, 72, Romstalen Norway, Fairfield/Great Falls, 1945-07-07, ACAN49-07, 1945-07-12.
SMESTAD, Lars, 84, Eidsvold Norway/Choteau, 1945-07-05, ACAN49-07, 1945-07-12.
JACOBSON, Donald E., 19, Choteau/Okinawa, 1945-06-16, ACAN49-08, 1945-07-19 and ACAN49-09, 1945-07-26 and ACAN49-11, 1945-08-09.
NELSON, Sgt., Norman L., 28, Norway, Dutton/Philippines, 1942-06-29, ACAN49-09, 1945-07-26.
HITCHCOCK, Walter, 64, New Britain Conn./Choteau, 1945-07-26, ACAN49-09, 1945-07-26 and ACAN49-10, 1945-08-02.
READ, Bret H., 65, Ellensburg NY, Choteau/Spokane Wash., 1945-07-23, ACAN49-09, 1945-07-26.
COLE, Mrs. P.I. (Sadler), 71, Cameron MO/Choteau, 1945-07-24, ACAN49-09, 1945-07-26 and ACAN49-10, 1945-08-02.
WEAVER, John Jr., Great Falls/Choteau, 1945-07-20, ACAN49-09, 1945-07-26.
SOUTHARD, Capt. Clarence, Honolulu Oahu, 1945-07-13, ACAN49-10, 1945-08-02.
LEE, Sarah (Daley), 66, Iowa, Choteau/Madison MN, ACAN49-10, 1945-08-02.
ROSENGREN, Norman, Pendroy/India, 1945-07-28, ACAN49-11, 1945-08-09.
HENNESSEY, William P., 41, Agnew NE, Bynum/Conrad, 1945-08-08.
No deaths, ACAN49-12, 1945-08-16.
HANNAN, Peggy T. (Taylor), 58, Chicago, Choteau/Chicago, 1945-08-14, ACAN49-13, 1945-08-23.
CASSIDY, Edwin, Great Falls, 1945-08-19, ACAN49-13, 1945-08-23.
STONE, Edwin, 70, Laurence KS, Dutton/Choteau, ACAN49-14, 1945-08-30.
HIRSHBERG, Hulda (Bly), Choteau/San Francisco CA, 1945-08-23, ACAN49-14, 1945-08-30.
No deaths, ACAN49-15, 1945-09-06.
FINCHER, William H., 88, Monroe Wis., Choteau/Hoquiam Wash., 1945-09-02, ACAN49-16, 1945-09-13.
HABEL, Francis J., 23, Dutton/Bremerton Wash., 1945-09-03, ACAN49-16, 1945-09-13.
HIRSHBERG, Hugo, 68, Germany/Choteau, 1945-09-09, ACAN49-16, 1945-09-13.
MONKMAN, Mary H. (East), 76, Bolton Ontario/Choteau, 1945-09-15, ACAN49-17, 1945-09-20.
No deaths, ACAN49-18, 1945-09-27.
No deaths, ACAN49-19, 1945-10-04.
No deaths, ACAN49-20, 1945-10-11.
MONROE, Frank, 42, Choteau, Wolf Creek/Great Falls, ACAN49-21, 1945-10-18.
CAMPBELL, Michael, 93, Armatt Ireland, Pendroy/Choteau, 1945-10-12, ACAN49-22, 1945-10-25.
CONNOLE, Leonard, 30, Butte, Pendroy/Conrad, 1945-10-21, ACAN49-23, 1945-11-01.
BRAEMER, Amelia (Klepatz), 64, Torn, Germany, Blackleaf/Choteau, 1945-11-01, ACAN49-24, 1945-11-08.
ANDERSON, Roy A., 53, Choteau/Rochester MN, 1945-11-19, ACAN49-26, 1945-11-22 and ACAN49-27, 1945-11-29.
FERRIS, Florence E., 87, Long Grove IL/Choteau, 1945-11-18, ACAN49-26, 1945-11-22 and ACAN49-27, 1945-11-29 and ACAN49-28, 1945-12-06.
COWGILL, William, Missouri/Kalispell, 1945-11-20, ACAN49-26, 1945-11-22 and ACAN49-27, 1945-11-29.
WALL, Eugene, 76, Grove, Grant Co. Wis., DuPuyer, 1945-11-09, ACAN49-26, 1945-11-22.
JOHNS, Mrs. 82, Augusta, ACAN49-26, 1945-11-22.
FARRAR, Art, 62, Olena Ohio, Dutton/Great Falls, 1945-11-16, ACAN49-26, 1945-11-22.
WINSTANLEY, James, 72, Ashton Lancashire England, Choteau, 1945-11-20, ACAN49-27, 1945-11-29.
ASHWORTH, Henry B., Choteau/Cheney Wash., ACAN49-28, 1945-12-06.
KLOSTER, Tom, 81, Norway/Choteau, 1945-11-28, ACAN49-28, 1945-12-06.
No deaths, ACAN49-29, 1945-12-13.
HANE, Mary L. (Holm), 73, Trade Lake Wis., Simms/Helena, 1945-12-12, ACAN49-30, 1945-12-20.
GAARE, Oscar M., 59, Pearley MN, Fairfield/Great Falls, 1945-12-12, ACAN49-31, 1945-12-27.