Obituary courtsey of Beverley Gummer 20 Feb 2005

 

Havre Daily News, Monday Evening, February 22, 1971

 

Interment in Gildford for Area Homesteader

    Services were  Saturday it 2 p.m. in the Holland and Bonine Funeral home for Mrs. Sylvia (Gummer) Hagen, 72,  who died in Chester Feb 17.

    Officiating at the funeral rites was  the Rev. Jack Rampelherg.  Pallbearers were Clarence Welch, Kenneth Engelbretson, Willis Cady, Del Anderson, Arthur Morrison and Tom Gummer.

   Mrs. Charles Griffith accompanied Mrs., Don Swinney who sang "Beyond the Sunset" and  "How Great Thou Art."

    Interment was in the Gilford cemetery.

    Born in Buffalo, Kan., Aug. 5, 1898, Mrs. Hagen came to Gildford in 1912 and made her home In the area  since that time. She married Charles Gummer in Havre Jan. 3, 1916, and he preceded her in death.  In Hingham in 1959 she married Jens Hagen, who also preceded her in death.

    Survivors include her sons, Donovan Gummer, Chester, Thomas Gummer, Spokane, Sivert Gummer, Butte, and Earl Gummer, Chester;  15 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. One brother and one son preceded her in death.

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