HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                  Monday, September 8, 1997

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Deaths:

    Robert Neely, 76, Havre, died of natural causes Sunday, Sept. 7, 1997, at   a Havre rest home.

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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                             Tuesday, September 10, 1997

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Robert G. Neely

  HAVRE - Robert G, Neely, 76, a retired electrician, died of natural causes Sunday at a Havre care center.

  A memorial Mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church in Havre. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home is in charge of cremation and arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the Shriner's Hospital in Spokane.

  He was born July 21, 1921, in Sandpoint, Idaho, and grew up in Harlem and Chinook. He served in the Navy during World War II, and in 1943 he married Jean Hay in Chinook.

  After his discharge from the service, he returned to Harlem and operated a plumbing business with his brother-in-law. He worked for the customs service for two years and graduated from the Coyne Electric School.

  He worked construction on the Fort Peck Dam, and missile silos in Lewistown and other areas in Montana. In 1971 he went to work for Northern Montana College in electrical maintenance, retiring in 1983.

  He was a member of the American Legion and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, playing pinochle and collecting treasures.

  Survivors include his wife of Havre; two daughters, Barbara Miller of Shelby and Peggy Neely of Great Falls;five sons, Robert Neely Jr. of Kelso Wash., David Neely of Kent, Wash.,Richard Neely of Seattle, and Mike Neely and Jim Neely of Harlem; a sister, Julia McGregor of Rapid City, S.D.; two brothers, John Neely of Indianapolis and William Neely of Havre; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                Tuesday, September 9, 1997

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Robert G. Neely

  Robert G, Neely, 76, a retired electrician and a resident of Havre, died Sunday,Sept. 7, 1997, at Northern Montan Care Center of natural causes.

  A memorial Mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church in Havre with Father Patrick Zabrocki officiating. Cremation has taken place.   He was born July 21, 1921, in Sand Point, Idaho, to William G. and Alice Helen (Fitzsimmons) Neely. His family moved from Idaho to Harlem when he was a child and later to Chinook. He attended schools in Harlem and later Chinook.

  On March 6, 1943, at Chinook, he married the former Jean Hay.

  He was a Navy Veteran of WWII.

  After his honorable discharge  he returned to Harlem where he and his brother-in-law were in partnershipin a local plumbing business.

 He worked for two years the customs service.

  He attended school at Coyne Electric were he studied television and small motor repair and later graduated.

  He then worked on construction on the Fort Peck Dam and missile silos in Lewistown and other areas in Montana. In 1971 he went to work for Northern Montana College in electrical maintenance. He retiried in 1983.

  His hobbies were fishing, hunting, bowling, and playing pinochle. He was a collector of many treasured items.

  He was a member of the American Legion and I.B.E.W.

  He was preceeded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister.

  He is survived by  his wife, Jean Neely, of Havre; children, Barbara Miller of Shelby and Peggy Neely of Great Falls;five sons, Robert Neely Jr. of Kelso Wash., David Neely of Kent, Wash.,Richard Neely of Seattle, and Mike Neely and Jim Neely both of Harlem; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

  Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital in Spokane.

  Holland & Bonine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                              Wednesday, September 10, 1997

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Robert G. Neely

  Robert G, Neely, 76, a retired electrician and a resident of Havre, died Sunday,Sept. 7, 1997, at Northern Montan Care Center of natural causes.

  A memorial Mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church in Havre with Father Patrick Zabrocki officiating. Cremation has taken place.   He was born July 21, 1921, in Sand Point, Idaho, to William G. and Alice Helen (Fitzsimmons) Neely. His family moved from Idaho to Harlem when he was a child and later to Chinook. He attended schools in Harlem and later Chinook.

  On March 6, 1943, at Chinook, he married the former Jean Hay.

  He was a Navy Veteran of WWII.

  After his honorable discharge  he returned to Harlem where he and his brother-in-law were in partnershipin a local plumbing business.

 He worked for two years the customs service.

  He attended school at Coyne Electric were he studied television and small motor repair and later graduated.

  He then worked on construction on the Fort Peck Dam and missile silos in Lewistown and other areas in Montana. In 1971 he went to work for Northern Montana College in electrical maintenance. He retiried in 1983.

  His hobbies were fishing, hunting, bowling, and playing pinochle. He was a collector of many treasured items.

  He was a member of the American Legion and I.B.E.W.

  He was preceeded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister.

  He is survived by  his wife, Jean Neely, of Havre; children, Barbara Miller of Shelby and Peggy Neely of Great Falls;five sons, Robert Neely Jr. of Kelso Wash., David Neely of Kent, Wash.,Richard Neely of Seattle, and Mike Neely and Jim Neely both of Harlem; a sister, Julia McGregor of Rapid City, S.D.; two brothers, John Neely of Indianapolis and William Neely of Havre; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

  Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital in Spokane.

  Holland & Bonine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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