GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Monday, October 9, 2006
CHINOOK - World War II Army veteran
Kenneth Gilmore, a long-time Missouri River ferry operator for Blaine County
at the McCleland Ferry, died of natural causes
Saturday at his home.
HAVRE DAILY NEWS Monday, October 9, 2006
(Created: Monday, October 9, 2006 12:07 PM MDT)
Kenneth Gilmore, 87, carpenter, ferry operator and a cowboy, passed away at his
home south of Chinook on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006.
His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. in the
born in Geraldine on April 21, 1919, to
13, 1942, Kenneth was inducted in the
18, 1947, he married Leona Sanford in Havre. Leona and Kenneth have spent their
Kenneth is survived by his wife of 59 years, Leona Gilmore of Chinook; son, Dale (Deb) Gilmore of Chinook; daughter, Linda (Mick) Thompson of Chinook; grandchildren, Rhonda, Kenneth, Carrie, Amanda, Beau, Leve and Casey of Chinook; eight great-grandchildren of Chinook; brother, Meredith (Madeleine) Gilmore of Chinook; sister-in-law, Marion Gilmore of Chinook; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Waldon and Eldon Gilmore; and sisters, Annie Gilmore, Zeal Harlan and Thelma Hertel.
Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.