GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                      Monday, March 25, 1996

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Floyd "Sarge" Sargent

  BILLINGS - Floyd "Sarge" Sargent, 79, died Friday at a local hospital from

natural causes.

  Memorials services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Messiah Lutheran Church.

Cremation has taken place. Michelotti, Sawyers & Nordquist Funeral Home is

handling arrangements. Memorials are suggested to Messiah Lutheran Church.

  Sargent was born Sept. 27, 1916, in Chinook. In 1941 he married Ella Obie.

After returning from the Navy in 1945, he learned welding and managed his own

welding and blacksmith bussiness in Chinook until 1965. He worked in

construction until retiring in 1981. He was a member of Messiah Lutheran

Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Sons of Norway No. 30.

  Surviving are his wife of Billings; a daughter, Sharon Wesbrook of Hillsboro,

N.D.; sons, Greg Sargent of Lake St. Louis, Mo., and Steve Sargent of Columbia,

Ky.; sisters, Clarice Bell of Kalispel and Alice Fox of Havre; six

grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                        Monday  June 25, 1996

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FLOYD "SARGE" SARGENT

  BILLINGS - Floyd "Sarge" Sargent, 79, died Friday, March 22, 1996, in

Billings.

  Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at

Messiah Lutheran Church.

  He was born September 27, 1916, in Chinook, the son of Mary MacFarlane and

Clarence Sargent.

  He spent his youth on the Milk River Coal Mine north of Chinook and married

Ella Obie in 1941.

  After returning from the Navy in 1945 he learned the welding trade. He

managed his own welding and blacksmith business in Chinook ubtil 1965 when he

joined the Pipefitters Union and worked in construction until his retirement in 1981.

  He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, the VFW, and Sons of Norway local #30.

  He is survived by his wife Ella; her daughter Sharon Wesbrook and husband

John of Hillsboro, ND; his son Greg and wife Marian of Lake St. Louis, MO; his son Steve and wife Lori of Colunbia, KY; six grandchildren, Todd Wesbrook, Elana Sargent, Tim Wesbrook, Jill Windom, Dean Sargent, and Heather Logan; two great-grandchildren, Dustin Sargent and Jamal Windom; and two sisters, Clarice Bell of Kalispell, and Alice Fox of Havre.

  Memorials may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church or the charity of one's

choice.

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