GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                 Thursday, November 15, 2001

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 Betty Sprinkle

 

CHINOOK -- Betty (McCartney) Sprinkle, 83, a longtime Blaine County educator, died of cancer Tuesday at a Havre hospital.

Visitation is 7 to 9 this evening at Edwards Funeral Home in Chinook. Her funeral is 11 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, with burial in Kuper Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Dave Sprinkle; a daughter, Jolyn Anderson of Miles City; a sister, Colleen Allison of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; and a brother, Tom McCartney of La Veta, Colo.

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THE BLAINE COUNRY JOURNAL, NEWS-OPINION                         Wednesday, November 14, 2001

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DEATH NOTICE

 

  Word has been recieved of the death of Betty Sprinkle of Chinook. Funeral services are pending and a complete obituary will be published in next week's paper.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                              Thursday, November 15, 2001

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 BETTY SPRINKLE

 

  CHINOOK -- Betty A. Sprinkle, 83, well-respected Blaine County resident and teacher, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001, at a Havre hospital due to cancer.

  Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday in the United Methodist Church with burial following in Kuper Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at Edwards Funeral Home.

  Betty was born March 26, 1918, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Ross and Maida (Hollett) McCartney. She attended schools in Fulton and Oaks, N.D., before the family moved to Billings and then Chinook in 1931. She graduated from Chinook High Sckool in 1936.

  Betty attended the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis   for four years and returned to Chinook to work in the family Blaine County Abstract Office in Chinook.

  Betty married Dave Sprinkle on July 8, 1941, in Chinook. She started her teaching career at Cole School in the late 1950s. She taught two years at Turner before coming to Chinook to teach special education and the forth grade. She retired in 1979.

  Betty was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church and taught Sunday school for many years. She was active in Eastern Star, Delta Kappa Gamma, Garden Club and the Thursday Lunch Brunch.

  Betty enjoyed gardening and loved to be with people.

  She is survived by her husband, Dave Sprinkle of Chinook; daughter, Jolyn Anderson of Miles City;  sister, Colleen Allison of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho;  brother, Tom McCartney of La Veta, Colo.;, numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

  Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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THE BLAINE COUNRY JOURNAL, NEWS-OPINION                        Wednesday, November 21, 2001

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 BETTY SPRINKLE

 

  Betty A. Sprinkle, 83, well-respected Blaine County resident and teacher, died of cancer, on Tuesday, November 13, 2001, in the Northern Montana Hospital in Havre. Funeral services were held on Friday, November 16, in Chinook's United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Parr officiating. Father Marcel Vogel gave the homily, Amber (McCartney) Fowler was organist, Ben Hall was the solist and Linda Haugen was the accompanist. John Overcast and Frank Sharples served as ushers and the pallbearers included Bruce Allison, Bob Lott, Jon Sprinkle, Dave Sprinkle, Lee McCartney, Bob McCartney and Marshal McCartney. Burial was in the  Kuper Memorial Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook was in charge of arrangements..

  Betty was born on March 26, 1918, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Ross and Maida (Hollett) McCartney. She attended schools in Fulton and Oaks, North Dakota, before the family moved to Billings and then Chinook in 1931. She graduated from Chinook High Sckool in 1936 and attended the University of Minnesota for four years, then returned to Chinook where she worked in the family's Blaine County Abstract Office in Chinook.

  On July 8, 1941, Betty married Dave Sprinkle  in Chinook. She began her teaching career at Cole School south of Chinook in the late 1950's. She taught two years in Turner before coming to Chinook to teach Special Education students and the forth grade, which she did until  retireing in 1979.

  A lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also an active member of the Eastern Star, Delta Kappa Gamma, Garden Club and the Thursday Lunch Brunch. Betty enjoyed gardening and loved to be with people.

  She is survived by her husband, Dave Sprinkle of Chinook; daughter, Jolyn Anderson of Miles City; one sister, Colleen Allison of Coeur d'Alene, ID; one brother, Tom McCartney of La Veta, CO; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

  Beside her parents, Betty was preceded in death by a brother, Clay McCartney.

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