GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                       Tuesday, April 20, 2004

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Josephine 'Josie' Green             

 

   HARLEM -- Josephine "Josie" (Hellman) Green, 86, of Harlem, a nurse's aide for 49 years, died of natural causes Wednesday at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre. 

   Her funeral is 11 a.m. Thursday in the Harlem High School gym, with burial in Harlem Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is handling arrangements. 

   Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Larson of Anchorage, Alaska; sons Frank Green of Eugene, Ore., Dr. Richard Green of Honolulu, Hawaii, Jerry Green of Fairbanks, Alaska, Robert Green of Cape Coral, Fla., and Fred Green of Harlem; sisters Theresa Harding and Marie Gratz, both of Helena, and Dorothy Burch of Townsend; brothers Wilford Hellman of Chinook and Irvin Hellman of Mesquite, Nev.; 23 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. 

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius "Juke" Green     

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                             Tuesday, April 20, 2004

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JOSEPHINE GREEN


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   HARLEM - Josephine "Josie" Green, 86, died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at a Havre hospital.

   Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Harlem High School Gymnasium. Burial will follow in the Harlem Cemetery.

   Josie was born on May 2, 1917, at McCluskey, N.D., to Jacob and Catherine (Fost) Hellman. The family came to Montana in 1917 and lived in the Malta-Chapman communities until 1932, when it moved to Harlem.

   Josie married Julius "Juke" Green on Dec. 7, 1933, in the Catholic Church at Chinook. They farmed west of Harlem and lived on the farm until 1952, when they moved to Harlem. Josie worked at the Harlem Rest Home for 38 years, Northern Montana Hospital for seven years and Sweet Memorial Nursing Home for four years.

   She thoroughly enjoyed her jobs, the times she spent with many friends she made through her work and the patients that she served. She was liked by her friends and appreciated by all of her compassion and thoughtfulness to everyone she encountered.

   Josie is survived by daughter, Nancy Larson of Anchorage, Alaska; sons, Frank Green of Eugene, Ore., Dr. Richard Green of Honolulu, Hawaii, Jerry Green of Fairbanks, Alaska, Robert Green of Cape Coral, Fla., and Fred Green of Harlem; 23 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Theresa Harding and Marie Gratz, both of Helena, and Dorothy Burch of Townsend; brothers, Wilford Hellman of Chinook and Irvin Hellman of Mesquite, Nev.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

   Memorials may be sent to the Harlem Senior Citizens Center.

   Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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THE BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION                  Wednesday, April 21, 2004

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Josephine Green

            Josephine “Josie” Green 86, completed life’s long and often difficult journey on April        14, 2004 in the Northern Mon­tana Hospital and moved on to the promised mansion that had been especially prepared for her. Although tired and wracked with pain, iosie looked to her son, daughter-in-law and grandchil­dren for reassurance, then went on to everlasting and forever peace without pain. Funeral serv­ices will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 22, in the Harlem High School Gymna­sium, with burial following in the Harlem Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Harlem Senior Citizens Center. Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

Josie was born on May 2, 1917 in McCluskey, ND to Jacob and Catherine (Fost) Hellman. The family moved to Montana that same year and lived in the Malta-Chapman communities until 1932, when they moved to Harlem.

On December 7, 1933 Josie married Julius “Juke’ Green in the Catholic Church in Chinook. The couple farmed west of Harlem and they lived on that farm until they moved to Harlem in 1952. Josie worked at the Harlem Rest Home for 38 years, at the Havre Hospital for seven years and at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home in Chinook for four years. She thoroughly en­joyed her jobs, and the times she spent with the many friends she made through her work and the patients she served. She was liked by her friends, and appreci­ated by one and all for her com­passion and the thoughtfulness she showed to everyone she en­countered. Josie also had many friends who will dearly miss her, including residents and staff of Northern Montana Hospital.

       She is survived by a daughter, Nancy Larson of Anchorage. AK; five sons. Frank Green of Eugene, OR, Dr. Richard Green of Honolulu. HI, Jerry Green of Fairbanks. AK, Robert Green of Cape Coral. FL and Fred Green of Harlem; 23 grandchildren; I 6 great grandchildren; three sis­ters, Theresa Harding and Marie Gratz both of Helena, and Doro­thy Burch of Townsend; two brothers, Wilford Hellman of Chinook and Irvin Hellman of Mequite, NV; plus numerous nieces and nephews.

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