GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                              Tuesday, September 14, 1999

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HAROLD M. ELWESS

  Harold M. Elwess, 50, 155 Sun Prairie Road, died monday in a local hospital of a massive heart attack.

  Funeral service is 2 p.m. Friday at Bethel Lutheran Church. Cremation will follow. O'Connor Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

  He was born Oct. 25, 1948, in Perham, Minn. He graduated from high school in Perham in 1967. He attended votech school in Detroit Lakes, Minn. from 1971-1973. He served in the Army from 1968-1971.

  He married Gloria Giedt in Richfield, Minn. on May 23, 1970.

  He worked for Buttrey's in Minnesota and transfered to Williston, N.D.. He transfered to Havre in 1968 and to Great Falls in 1995. At the time of death he was manager of the meat department in Albeerton's on 10th Avenue South.

  He was a avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed camping and outdoor activities.

  Survivors include his wife of Great Falls; three daughters, Tanya Malley, Dawn Elwass and Crystal Elwess, all of Great Falls; two sisters, Yvonne Rybak of Soldotna, Alaska and Mary Laney of Fergus Falls, Minn.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                              Wednesday, September 15, 1999

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HAROLD M. ELWESS

  GREAT FALLS - Harold M. Elwess, 50, died monday, Sept. 13, 1999 in a Great Falls hospital of a massive heart attack.

  Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Bethel Lutheran Church. Cremation will follow the service.

  Elwess was born Oct. 25, 1948, at Perham, Minn. He graduated from high school in Perham in 1967. He served in the U,S. Army from 1968 to 1971.After serving in the Army he attended vo-tech school in Detroit Lakes, Minn. from 1971 to 1973.

  On May 23, 1970, he married Gloria Giedt.

  He began working for Buttrey's in Minnesota, then transfered to Williston, N.D.. In 1986, he transfered to Havre, and in 1995, to Great Falls. At the time of death he was manager of the meat department in 10th Avenue Albeerton's in Great Falls.

  Elwess was a avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed camping and outdoor activities.

  Survivors include his wife, Gloria Elwess of Great Falls; daughters, Tanya Malley, Dawn Elwass and Crystal Elwess of Great Falls; sisters, Yvonne Rybak of Soldotna, Alaska and Mary Laney of Fergus Falls, Minn.

  O'Connor Funeral Home of Great Falls is in charge of arrangements.

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THE SENTINEL                              Wednesday, September 22, 1999

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HAROLD M. ELWESS

  GREAT FALLS - Harold M. Elwess, 50, died monday, Sept. 13, 1999 in a Great Falls hospital of a massive heart attack.

  Elwess was born Oct. 25, 1948, at Perham, Minn. He graduated from high school in Perham in 1967. He served in the U,S. Army from 1968 to 1971.After serving in the Army he attended vo-tech school in Detroit Lakes, Minn. from 1971 to 1973.

  On May 23, 1970, he married Gloria Giedt.

  He began working for Buttrey's in Minnesota, then transfered to Williston, N.D.. In 1986, he transfered to Havre, and in 1995, to Great Falls. At the time of death he was manager of the meat department in 10th Avenue Albeerton's in Great Falls.

  Elwess was a avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed camping and outdoor activities.

  Survivors include his wife, Gloria Elwess of Great Falls; daughters, Tanya Malley, Dawn Elwass and Crystal Elwess of Great Falls; sisters, Yvonne Rybak of Soldotna, Alaska and Mary Laney of Fergus Falls, Minn.

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FUNERAL SERVICE  17 Sep 1999 at Bethel Lutheran Church in Great Falls, MT

 

                                        In Memeory of

                                  HAROLD M. ELWESS

                                   Born: October 25, 1948

                                       Perham, Minnesota

                                    Died: September 13, 1999

                                       Great Falls, Montana

 

                                             -SERVICE-

                                     Bethel Lutheran Church

                                     Friday, September 17, 1999

                                                 2:00 P.M.

 

                                            -OFFICIANT-

                                       Pastor Mark Pederson

 

                                          -MUSICIAN-

                                             Lee Kohler

 

                                      -PALLBEARERS-

                           James Giedt                 Joe Rybak

                           Joe Rybak Jr.               John Malley

                           Dave Mork                  Dave Zacharias

 

                               Reception will follow the service at

                                       Bethel Lutheran Church

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