Havre Daily News                                                                         Wednesday, March 23, 1983

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Ocie A. Schend

  CHINOOK -- Hill County native Ocie A. Schend, 65, died on Friday, March 18,

1983 at her Chinook home after a short illness.

  Born at Fresno, south of Havre, she attended schools there and in Havre. She

married Frank Schend in 1937 at Havre. They moved to Chinook in 1938 and farmed

near here since 1965.

  Surviving are her husband; two sons, Frank Schend, Jr., Great Falls, and Mike

Schend, Salt Lake City, Utah; two daughters, Mrs. John (Beatrice) Erickson,

Havre and Mrs.  Chuck (Linda) Thompson, Hamilton; a sister, Gloria Allison,

Salt Lake City, Utah and eight grandchildren.

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Havre Daily News

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OCIE A. SCHEND

  Ocie A. Schend, of Chinook died Friday at her home in Chinook.

  Rosary will be Sunday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Edwards Funeral Chapel.

  Mass will be Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church and burial

will be in the Kuper Memorial Cemetery.

  Mrs. Schend was born on June 30, 1917 in Fresno, Mont., and she attendede

schools at Fresno and Havre. She married Frank Schend May 24, 1937 in Havre.

They were engaged in the family farming operation since 1965 and have lived in

Chinook since 1938.

  She was a member Altar Society, was secretary of the Square Dancing Club for

many years and was an election judge during balloting in Blaine County.

  She is survived by her husband Frank Sr., Chinook; two sons, Frank Jr., Great

Falls, and Mike, Salt Lake City; two daughters, Mrs. John(Beatrice) Erickson,

Havre, and Mrs. Chuck (Linda) Thompson, Hamilton; one sister, Gloria Allison,

Salt Lake City; and eight grandchildren.

  Memorials have been established to the American Cancer Society and Sweet

Nursing Home in Chinook.

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Chinook Opinion

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Funeral held Monday for Ocie Schend

  Ocie A. Schend, 65, died Friday at her home here.

  Born at Fresno southwest of Havre, she attended schools there and at Havre.

She married Frank Schend in 1937 at Havre.

  The couple moved to Chinook in 1938 and farmed near here since 1965.

  Surviving are her husband Frank Sr., Chinook; two sons, Frank Jr., Great

Falls, and Mike, Salt Lake City; two daughters, Mrs. John(Beatrice) Erickson,

Havre, and Mrs. Chuck (Linda) Thompson, Hamilton; one sister, Gloria Allison,

Salt Lake City; and eight grandchildren.

  Rosary for Ocie Schend was recited Sunday evening at the Edwards Funeral

Chapel. Mass was Monday March 12 at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church with Father

Janson officiating. Burial was at Kuper Memorial Cemetery.

  Bearers included Guy Downs, Fritz Helnle, Chuck Gratton, Bernard Thomas,

Merle Peterson and Clarence Pursley. Honorary bearers were Henry Pagel, Henry

Martens, Henry Franzen, Jake Siemens, John Bonebright and George Vande Ven.

Soloist was Robert Armstrong with Gladys Burkhartsmeyer as organist.

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