GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                             Saturday, August 27,  2005

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Helen C. McGuire

    CHINOOK - Helen C. (Bergren) McGuire, 87, of Chinook, a homemaker, died of natural causes Friday at a Chinook nursing home.

    Her funeral is 11 a.m. Monday at Chinook Assembly of God Church, with burial at 2:30 p.m. in Silver Bow Cemetery near Hogeland.

    Survivors include daughters Carol Harbolt of Mapel Valley, Wash., and Gladys Keister of Okors, Alberta, Canada; a son, Dennis McGuire of Hogeland; sisters Vernice Doughten of Chinook and Eloise Hern of Seattle; a brother, Bernard Bergren of Havre; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald McGuire, in 1985.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                  Monday, August 29,  2005

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HELEN MCGUIRE

    CHINOOK - Helen C. McGuire, 87, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home due to natural causes.

    A funeral service was scheduled for 11 a.m. today in the Assembly of God Church with burial following in the Silver Bow Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.

    Helen was born Oct. 19, 1917, at the family homestead near Silver Bow to Frank E. and Helen M. (Gardner) Bergren. She attended Silver Bow and Hogeland schools and later attended Bible College in Hillsboro, Mo.

    Helen married Donald McGuire on Jan. 4, 1936, in Havre. They lived in various places, including Fort Peck, Pablo, Polson, Helena, Red Lodge and Kirkland, Wash. They returned to Hogeland from Kirkland in 1944 and moved to the Hans Finn-Halver Solem place 3π miles north of Hogeland. They left in 1960 and returned in 1970 and lived there until Donald died on Jan. 22, 1985. Helen has resided in Chinook since then.

    She was active in the Farmer's Union, church work and served as a 4-H leader for many years.

    Helen was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Frank Bergren; and sister, Gladys Bergren.

    Survivors include her daughters, Carol (Ray "Chuck") Harbolt of Maple Valley, Wash., and Gladys (Lyle) Keister of Okors, Alberta; son, Dennis (Ilona) McGuire of Hogeland; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Bernard (Arlene) Bergren of Havre; sisters, Vernice (Leon) Doughten of Chinook and Eloise Hern of Seattle, Wash.

    Memorials may be sent to the Assembly of God Church.

    Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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THE BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION         Wednesday, August 31 2005

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  Helen C. McGuire, 87, passed away Friday, August 26, 2005 at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home due to natural causes. Funeral services were Monday, August 29, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. in the Assembly of God Church with burial that followed in the Silver Bow Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Me­morials may be sent to the Assembly of God Church. Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

Helen was born on October 19, 1917 at the family homestead near Silver Bow, Montana

 to Frank E. and Helen M. (Gardner) Bergren. She attended Silver Bow and Hogeland schools and later attended Bible College           in Hillsboro, Missouri.

Helen married Donald McGuire on January 4, 1936 in Havre, Montana. They lived in various places including Fort Peck, Pablo, Polson, Helena, Red Lodge and Kirkland, WA. They returned to Hogeland from Kirkland in 1944 and moved to the Hans Finn-Halver Solem place three and half miles north of Hogeland. They left in 1960 and returned in 1970 and lived there until Donald passed away on January 22, 1985. Helen has resided in Chinook since then. She was active in the Farmer's Union, church work and served as a 4­H leader for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Frank Bergren and sister Gladys Ber­gren.

Helen is survived by two daughters, Carol (Ray "Chuck") Harbolt of Maple Valley, WA; Gladys (Lyle) Keister of Okors, Alberta; son Dennis (Ilona) McGuire of Hogeland; 9 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; brother Bernard (Arlene) Bergren of Havre; sisters Vernice (Leon) Doughten of Chinook, and Eloise Hern of Seattle, WA

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