Lewistown News Argus -
Joseph Latray, 88, Lewistown, died Monday afternoon
Funeral services will be Friday at at the Creel-Morrison-Retz Chapel with the Rev. Ed Pangburn
of the First Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in
Latray was born Oct. 19, 1888 in Fort Maginnis, the son of Moses and Susan Latray. The family moved to Maiden in 1900, where Latray's father worked in the gold and coal mines. In the early 1900's, he worked in the mines also.
He moved to Gilt Edge in 1902. In 1914, he married Grace Movern in Lewistown. They homesteaded in the Plum Creek area, where they ranched for 48 years. In 1962, they moved to Lewistown and retired.
Latray's parents migrated from
Survivors include the widow of Lewistown; one daughter, Thelma Fordyce, of Lewistown; two sons, Leslie and Howard, both of the Lewistown area,; 25 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three daughters.