Havre Daily News                                      Wednesday, April 19, 1995

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LINDA P. GRABOFSKY

  HOGELAND - Linda Pauline Grabofsky, 41, died Monday, April 17, 1995, at a

Havre hospital due to cancer.

  A funeral Mass will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Turner High School

Gymnasium with burial following in Turner Cemetery.

  Rosary will be recited Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Hogeland-Turner St. Thomas

Catholic Church.

  Linda Grabofsky was born to Fred and Jean (Schmidt) Mohar, Sr. Nov. 12, 1953,

in Havre. She was the youngest of three children.

  She grew up on the family farm between Hogeland and Turner.

  She attended school in Turner and graduated in 1972. She went on to the Great

Falls Vo-Tech to become a dental assistant.

  On June 2, 1973, she married Richard Grabofsky in Harlem. They lived on his

family farm near Loring for two years.

  After moving to the Big Flat area, they operated her sister's farm for 10

years before purchasing their own farm and starting a large hog operation.

  She was very active in both the farming and hog business.

  She enjoyed watching her sons play basketball for the Turner Tornadoes and

her daughter's 4-H activities. She enjoyed making porcelain dolls. The family

enjoyed camping and trips to Disneyland and Greece.

  She is survived by her husband; children, Michael, Matthew, and Mellisa, all

at the family home in Turner; parents, Fred and Jean Mohar of Hogeland; sister,

Nancy and her husband, Ralph Snider of Turner; brother, Fred Mohar, Jr. and his

wife Sylvia of Turner; grandfather, Bill Mohar of Harlem; mother and

father-in-law, Alfred and Lorraine Grabofsky of Loring; four nieces, a nephew;

a great nephew; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

  Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                   Wednesday, April 19, 1995

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Linda P. Grabofsky

  HOGELAND - Linda Pauline Grabofsky, 41, a Havre native who with her husband

operated a farm near Turner, died Monday at a Havre hospital of cancer.

  Rosary is 7 this evening at the Hogeland-Turner St. Thomas Catholic Church.

Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Thursday in the Turner High School gymnasium, with

burial in the Turner Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is in charge.

  She was born Nov. 12, 1953, in Havre and graduated from Turner High School in

1972. She later attended the College of Technology-Great Falls and became a

dental assistant.

  In 1973 she married Richard Grabofsky in Harlem. They operated his family

farm and her sister's farm for several years before starting their own hog and

farming business near Turner.

  She enjoyed camping, crafts and making porcelain dolls.

  Survivors include her husband and children, Michael, Matthew and Mellisa, all

of Turner; her parents, Fred and Jean Mohar of Hogeland; her sister, Nancy

Snider of Turner; her brother, Bill Mohar of Harlem, and her grandfather, Bill

Mohar of Harlem.

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Havre Daily News                                         Friday, May 5, 1995

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Card of Thanks

  We, the family of LINDA GRABOFSKY

would like to thank the many, many friends, family and clergy for the numerous

cards, flowers, food, phone calls, prayers, and visits throughout Linda's

illness and at the time of her death. Your generosity, giving of yourselves and

your true caring concern for Linda and all of us has been overwelming.

  We tank all the wonderful nurses, Dr. Reynolds, and Dr. Rogers who cared for

Linda during her illness. A special thank you to the nurses, Dr. Reynolds, and

Fr. Bob Grosch for being there for us Easter Sunday evening and Monday morning.

  Thanks to Marvin Edwards for making things easier for us at this time.

  Thank you to Miriam for the music, Sister Bernadette and family members for

leading the rosary and making it special.

  We tank the Turner School students and personnel for making it possibe for

the service and lunch to be held in the gym.

  We thank everyone who helped furnish food and serve  the meal after the

service.

  We thank Fr. Jim O'Neil, Sister Bernadette Helfert, Miriam Sanguins, Ben

Hall, Brenda Wolery, Scott Snider, Susan Fox, Aunt Jo O'Leary, Barb Lewis and

Mary Ann Olszewski for their part in making the service so beautiful. It was a

special farewell to a beautiful wife, mother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law,

aunt and friend that we will all miss so very much.

  May God Bless each and everyone of you!

  Rick, Mike, Matt and Melissa Grabofsky

  Fred and Jean Mohar

  Nancy and Ralph Snider and Family

  Fred and Sylvia Mohar and Family

  Alfred and Loraine Grabofsky and Family

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