GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Tuesday, February 20, 2007
DODSON - Lazure
J. Ereaux, 77, of Dodson, a rancher, died of
natural causes Saturday at Peace Hospice.
Edwards Funeral Home is handling
Published in the
HAVRE DAILY NEWS Tuesday, February 20, 2007
(Created: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 1:01 PM MST)
DODSON - Lazure J. Ereaux,
77, rancher and longtime Dodson resident, died of natural causes on Saturday,
Feb. 17, 2007, at Benefis Peace Hospice in
His funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the
Lazure was born on Nov. 17, 1929, in Salem, Ore., to Lazure Sr. And Alice (Hall) Ereaux.
Lazure was employed in various occupations, a teamster, farmer/rancher, and construction worker. He was also on various committees, Head Start, J. O.M., and Water Compact Committee and served as an election judge. Lazure married Mary Sarah Chandler and they had a daughter, Stella. They later divorced. In Lazures younger years, he belonged to a boxing club. In his later years and up until his death, he could found at PJs giving poker lessons and playing poker. Lazure was a true Coyote fan, following his grandson Michael and the teams to many basketball and cross country events. He also supported all the youth in the Dodson area and even after they graduated from high school he still supported them in their college careers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lazure Speed and Alice Ereaux.
Survivors include his daughters, Stella Ereaux of Dodson and Tina Short Morris of Chouteau; sons, John Short of Harlem and Lloyd Coon of Zortman; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; aunts, Cecilia Lankford of Dodson and Mary Kuntz of Harlem; and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.