GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                              Thursday, October 3, 2002

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Mildred O. Holmes

  CHINOOK -- Mildred O. (Halverson) Holmes, 96, a homemaker, died of natural causes Tuesday at a Chinook nursing home.

  A memorial service is 11 a.m. Saturday at American Lutheran Church in Chinook. Burial will take place in Kuper Memorial Cemetery prior to the service. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is in charge of arrangements.

  Survivors include daughters Marie Rindy of Portland, N.D., Arlene Holmes of Sun City, Ariz., and Helen Parnell and Anna Sattleen of Chinook; sons Robert Holmes of Chinook, John Holmes of Havre and Richard Holmes of Stevensville; 18 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

  Her husband, Harold Holmes, died in 1985.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                     Thursday, October 3, 2002

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MILDRED HOLMES   

           

  CHINOOK - Mildred O. Holmes, 96, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at a Chinook nursing home of natural causes. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the American Lutheran Church.     Burial will take place earlier at Kuper Memorial Cemetery.  

  Mildred was born on March 10,. 1906, in Hendricks, Minn., to Frank and Martha (Tunem) Halverson. She attended school in Hendricks and in Chinook, when the family moved here in 1915. 

   Mildred married Harold J. Holmes on Dec. 19, 1922, in Havre. They lived in Chinook, then moved to Fargo, N.D., in 1957. They returned to Chinook in 1971. Mildred’s hobbies included baking, cooking, scrap books, grandchildren and family. She loved to have friends in to visit. 

   Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, three grandchildren, and her husband, Harold Holmes, who died in June 1985.  

  Survivors include her sons, Robert Holmes of Chinook, John Holmes of Havre and Richard Holmes of Stevensville; daughters, Marie Rindy of Portland, Ore., Helen Parnell of Chinook, Arlene Holmes of Sun City, Ariz., and Anna Sattleen of Chinook; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

   Memorials may be sent to the American Lutheran Church, Chinook Senior Citizens Center, Sweet Memorial Nursing Home activities department or one’s choice.  

  Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.   

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THE BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION                                Wednesday, October 9, 2002

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Mildred Holmes

   Mildred 0. Holmes, 96, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home in Chinook. A private family burial service was held on the morning of Saturday, October 5, in the Kuper Memo­rial Cemetery and a Memorial Service was held at 11:00 a.m. in the American Lutheran Church with Pastor Jeff Spencer officiat­ing. Memorials may be sent to the American Lutheran Church of Chinook, the Chinook Senior Citizens Center, the Sweet Nurs­ing Home’s Activity Dept., or to one’s choice. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook was in charge of arrangements.

   Mildred was born on March 10, 1906, in Hendricks, Minne­sota to Frank and Martha (Tunem) Halverson. She attended schools in Hendricks and at the Boldt School north of Chinook, after the family moved here in 1915. On December 19, 1922, she married Harold J. Holmes in Havre and they lived north of Chinook until 1935. After a brief time in Chinook, they moved to the Paradise Valley where they lived until 1945, then they built a home in Chinook and resided there until 1957 when they moved to Fargo, North Dakota. After retiring in 1971, they came back home to Chinook.

   Mildred’s hobbies included cooking and baking, quilting, doing scrapbooks, her family and her grandchildren. She loved to have friends in to visit and share a cup of coffee and some of her homemade goodies.  

   Survivors include three sons, Robert (Fern) of Chinook, John (Norrie) of Havre, and Richard (Renae) of Stevensville; four daughters, Marie Rindy of Port­land, ND, Arlene Holmes of Sun City, AZ, Helen Parnell and Anna (Jack) Sattleen both of Chinook; 18 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; plus numerous nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Harold in June of 1985; three sisters; three brothers; two son-in-laws, Bennett Rindy and Bill Parnell; and three grandchildren, Patty (Parnell) Schwarz. Mike Sat­tleen, and Dale Rindy.

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