HAVRE DAILY NEWS
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
(Created: Tuesday, November 14, 2006
1:07 PM MST)
Eileen Wolery, age 80, died of natural causes
early Monday morning, Nov. 13, 2006, at the Liberty
Her funeral service will be held at
11 a. m. Monday at Fifth Avenue
Christian Church in Havre. A luncheon will follow. A graveside service will be
held at 3 p.m. Monday at Turner
Cemetery in Turner.
Hazel Eileen Wolf was born Jan. 18, 1926, in Joplin to Henry and Irene (Granger) Wolf.
Eileen received her formal education in Joplin, where she graduated from
high school in 1944. She went to Seattle
for a short time and worked at Boeing Aircraft, then returned to Havre to
continue her schooling. She earned her teaching certificate at Northern Montana College.
Eileen was teaching at a country school north of Hingham when she married Elvyn
Glenn Wolery on May 9, 1945, in Havre. Elvyn was serving in the military during World War II when
he suffered life-threatening injuries. They were living in Walla Walla, Wash.,
during his recuperation period, and while there, Eileen worked at a Safeway grocery
store. The Wolerys returned to Montana
and began farming north of Joplin
with Elvyns brother, Royal. They later farmed the
old Suckow place north of Rudyard. In the fall of
1951, they purchased a farm at Turner, where they lived and raised their family
of five. In 1976, they leased out the Turner farm and operated a custom
harvesting business from Texas to Montana for the next 15
years. In 1989, they sold the farm and retired. The Wolerys
remained in Turner until September of 2001, then moved
to Chester to
be closer to old friends and family. They initially made their home at the
Wheat Country Estates. In October of 2004, Eileen transferred to the Liberty County Nursing Home, where she resided
until her death. Eileen loved her role in life as a nurturing mother and a
meticulous homemaker. Her favorite hobby was probably housekeeping. Her home
was always fresh and clean. She also enjoyed making big meals for the harvest
crews. Eileens other hobbies were cake decorating, assorted crafts and ceramic
projects. In her quiet time, she enjoyed crossword puzzles and board
Eileen was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and was a member
of the Turner American Lutheran
Church. She taught Sunday
school and was active in the church circles, Ladies Aide and Bible study
groups. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for more than 50
years and was a longtime member of the Our Day Out Club in Turner.
Eileen was preceded in death by her parents; brothers,
Donald and Gordon Wolf; and sisters, Lucille Cady, Gladys (Johnson) Leichner and Betty VanDyke.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Elvyn
Wolery of Chester; sons, Ronald (Della) Wolery of Joplin, Darryl (Ruth) Wolery
of Havre, Richard (Elia) Wolery
of Elcentro, Calif., and Loren (Mary Ann) Wolery of Turner; daughter, Gail (Monty) Kantorowicz of south Chester; 14 grandchildren; nine
great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Bob (Sharon) Wolf of Crookston, Minn.;
sister, Leila (John) Berg of Des Moines, Iowa; brothers-in-law, Harold Van VanDyke of Dunnellon, Fla., and Denton Leichner
of Bremerton, Wash.; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Memorials may be given to donors choice. Arrangements are by Rockman Funeral Chapel of Chester.
GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Wednesday,
November 15, 2006
TURNER - Hazel Eileen (Wolf) Wolery, 80, a homemaker who lived in the Turner community
for more than 35 years before moving to Chester
in 2001, died of natural causes Monday at a Chester hospi-tal.
Her funeral is 11 a.m. Monday at the Fifth Avenue Christian Church in Havre,
followed by a lunch. Graveside services are 3 p.m. Monday at Turner Cemetery in Turner.
Rockman Funeral Chapel of Chester is in charge of arrange-ments.
Survivors include her husband of 61
years, Elvyn Wolery of
Chester; a daughter, Gail Kantorowicz of south
Chester; sons Ronald Wolery of Joplin, Darryl Wolery of Havre, Richard Wolery
of Elcentro, Calif., and Loren Wolery
of Turner; a sister, Leila Berg of Des Moines, Iowa; a brother, Robert Wolf
of Crookston, Minn.; 14 grandchil-dren and nine