HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                          Friday, October 1, 1999

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GLADYS SARGENT

  CHINOOK - Gladys Sargent, 83, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999, at a Havre hospital of natural causes.

  Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in the American Lutheran Church of Chinook with burial following in the Kuper Memorial Cemetery.

  Sargent was born Dec. 26, 1915, to Gunder and Amelia (Gjevre) Obie in Kremlin. She attended schools in Kremlin, Havre and Chinook. She graduated from Chinook High School in 1933.

  On Jan. 27, 1934, she married Gaylord Sargent in Fort Benton. The couple owned and operated a store and the post office in Landusky until moving to Chinook to operate the family coal mine located north of Chinook. She did the bookwork, cooked for the miners, and was in charge of weighing the coal until 1949. He died in 1959.

  She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed baking and visiting with her family and friends. She was active in the American Lutheran Church and traveled to Florida for the past four years.

  Survivors include daughters, Shirley Wisch and Leah Miller of Chinook and Pat Vargus of Zephyrhills, Fla.; a brother, Gerhardt Obie of Chinook; a sister, Ella Sargent of Billings; six grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a brother, Edgar G. Obie, in 1993.

  Memorials are suggested to the American Lutheran Church of Chinook or the Gift of Life Housing in Great Falls.

  Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                   Saturday, October 2, 1999

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GLADYS SARGENT

  CHINOOK - Gladys (Obie) Sargent, 83, died of natural causes,Wednesday, at a Havre hospital.

  Her funeral is 11 a.m. today at the American Lutheran Church, with burial in Kuper Memorial Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the American Lutheran Church of Chinook or the Gift of Life Housing,c\o Benefis Foundation, P.O. Box 7008, Great Falls, MT 59406-7008.

  She was born Dec. 26, 1915, in Kremlin. She attended schools in Kremlin, Havre and Chinook, graduating from Chinook High School in 1933.

  She married Gaylord Sargent Jan. 27, 1934,in Fort Benton. They owned and operated a store and the post office in Landusky, then moved to Chinook to operate the family coal mine. She was the bookkeeper, cooked for the miners, and was in charge of weighing the coal until 1949. After her husband died in 1959, she sold her shares in the mine.

  She was member of the American Lutheran Church and enjoyed baking and visiting.

  Survivors include three daughters, Shirley Wisch and Leah Miller of Chinook and Pat Vargus of Zephyrhills, Fla.; a brother, Gerhardt Obie of Chinook; a sister, Ella Sargent of Billings; six grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

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FUNERAL SERVICE  AMERICAN LUTHERAN CHURCH, CHINOOK   Oct. 2, 1999

 

               In Memory of

             GLADYS A. SARGENT

           Born: December 26, 1915

              Kremlin, Montana

       Passed Away: September, 29, 1999

               Havre, Montana

             Funeral Services

         Saturday, October 2, 1999

         American Lutheran Church

      Officiant: Pastor James L. Johnson

           Pianist: Linda Haugen

          Soloist: Meredy Phares

                 Ushers:

     Doug Mosser             Gary Miller

                 Bearers:

     Don Gallus              Gordon Haugen

     Robert Cox              Russell Skones

     Gordon Treftz           Martin Williamson

              Honorary Bearers:

       'All her family and friends'

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THE SENTINEL                                                                          Wednesday, October 6, 1999

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GLADYS SARGENT

  CHINOOK - Gladys Sargent, 83, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999, at a Havre hospital of natural causes.

  Sargent was born Dec. 26, 1915, to Gunder and Amelia (Gjevre) Obie in Kremlin. She attended schools in Kremlin, Havre and Chinook. She graduated from Chinook High School in 1933.

  On Jan. 27, 1934, she married Gaylord Sargent in Fort Benton. The couple owned and operated a store and the post office in Landusky until moving to Chinook to operate the family coal mine located north of Chinook. She did the bookwork, cooked for the miners, and was in charge of weighing the coal until 1949. He died in 1959.

  She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed baking and visiting with her family and friends. She was active in the American Lutheran Church and traveled to Florida for the past four years.

  Survivors include daughters, Shirley Wisch and Leah Miller of Chinook and Pat Vargus of Zephyrhills, Fla.; a brother, Gerhardt Obie of Chinook; a sister, Ella Sargent of Billings; six grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a brother, Edgar G. Obie, in 1993.

  Memorials are suggested to the American Lutheran Church of Chinook or the Gift of Life Housing in Great Falls.

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THE BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION                                   Wednesday, October 6, 1999

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GLADYS SARGENT

  Gladys Sargent, 83, died of natural causes on Wednesday, September 29, 1999, in the Northern Montana Hospital in Havrer. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 2, in the American Lutheran Church of Chinook with burial following in the Kuper Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the American Lutheran Church of Chinook or the Gift of Life Housing in Great Falls. Arrangements were by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

  Gladys was born on December 26, 1915, to Gunder and Amelia (Gjevre) Obie in Kremlin. She attended schools in Kremlin, Havre and Chinook, graduating from Chinook High School in 1933.

  On January 27, 1934, she married Gaylord Sargent in Fort Benton. They owned and operated a store as well as a post office in Landusky until moving to Chinook to operate the family coal mine located north of Chinook. Gladys  did the bookwork, cooked for the miners, and was in charge of weighing the coal until 1949. After the death of her husband, Gaylord, in 1959 she sold her shares in the mine.

  She was an avid Bridge player and enjoyed baking and visiting with her family and friends. She was active in the American Lutheran Church and made many trips to Florida to visit her daughter over the past four years.

  Survivors include three daughters, Shirley Wisch of Chinook, Leah Miller of Chinook and Pat Vargus of Zephyrhills, Fla.; one brother, Gerhardt Obie of Chinook; one sister, Ella Sargent of Billings; six grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Gaylord in 1959; and one brother, Edgar G. Obie, in 1993.

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