GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Monday, December 1, 2003y
CHINOOK -- Esther (Monson) Dougherty, 81, of Chinook, a homemaker, died of natural causes Friday at a Chinook nursing home.
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She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Dougherty in 1965
HAVRE DAILY NEWS Tuesday, December 2, 2003y
CHINOOK - Esther Dougherty, 81, of Chinook died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at a Chinook nursing home due to natural causes.
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born on Dec. 1, 1921, on the family farm north of Chinook to Martin and Gina (Halingstad) Monson. She attended local schools and
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Esther enjoyed embroidering, for which she won many blue ribbons at the fair, knitting, crocheting, baking and taking care of other people.
Esther was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Gina (Halingstad) Monson; husband, Howard Dougherty in 1965; brother, Melvin Monson; and sisters, Stella Cronk, Clara Chapman and Agnes Slonaker.
Survivors include her daughters, Darlene (Bob) Martin of Mesa, Ariz., and Linda (Larry) Hoover of Polson; adopted daughter, Donna Dyrdahl of Choteau; sister, Helen Monson of San Francisco; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.