GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                       Thursday, April 4, 2002

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 Matilda 'Tillie' Moe

 

  CHINOOK -- Matilda "Tillie" (Magda) Moe, 90, a homemaker, died of natural causes Tuesday at a Havre care center.

  Her funeral is 1 p.m. Saturday at American Lutheran Church in Chinook, with burial in Alice Nash Memorial Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is in charge of arrangements.

  Survivors include daughters Julia Briese of Post Falls, Idaho, and Bonnie Fokken of Minneapolis; sons Ed Moe of Libby and Melvin Moe of Pocatello, Idaho; sisters Helena Bleha and Frances McGillivray of Chinook; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

  Her husband, Ole Moe, died in 1977.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                            Thursday, April 4, 2002

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 MATILDA MOE  

           

  CHINOOK - Matilda Moe, 90, died peacefully, but triumphantly, into eternal life on April 2, 2002 at a Havre care center due to natural causes. 

  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the American Lutheran Church with burial following in the Alice Nash Memorial Cemetery on the Lone Tree Bench. 

  Matilda was born in Roslyn, Wash., to Izador and Elizabeth (Suza) Magda on March 5, 1912. Her family moved to Raglan Bench when she was 5 years old. 

  Matilda married Ole Moe on Nov. 14, 1933. They farmed south of Warrick until 1939, when they moved to a farm south of Zurich. 

  Matilda was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ole Moe; brothers Frank, Ed, Gerald and Richard Magda. 

  Survivors include her sons, Ed (Marge) Moe of Libby and Melvin (Kathy) Moe of Pocatello, Idaho; daughters, Julia (Robert) Briese of Post Falls, Idaho, and Bonnie (Ted) Fokken of Minneapolis, Minn.; sisters, Helen Bleha and Francis McGillivray, both of Chinook; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

  Memorials may be made to the American Lutheran Church, Gift of Life Housing in Great Falls, or the American Heart Association. 

  Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home in Chinook.           

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THE BLAINE COUNRY JOURNAL, NEWS-OPINION                           Wednesday, April 10, 2002

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Matilda Moe

 

  Matilda “Tillie” Moe, 90, passed away of natural causes peacefully but triumphantly into eternal life on Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at the Northern Montana Care Center in Havre, where she'd lived since 1996. Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 6. at 1:00 p.m. in the American Lutheran Church in Chinook with the Rev. Jeffrey Spencer officiating. Soloist Ben Hall was accompanied by Julie Finley on the organ. Ushers were Gary Briese and Victor King. Burial followed in the Alice Nash Memorial Cemetery on Lone Tree Bench. Pallbearers were Cody Moe, Richard Moe, Dak Rriese. Allen Briese, Cam­eron Moe and Todd Fokken. Memorials may be sent to the American Lutheran Church of Chinook, the Gift of Life Hous­ing in Great Falls or the Ameri­can Heart Associatioa Ar­rangements were by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

  Tillie was born on March 5, 1912, in Rosiyn, WA to Izador and Elizabeth (Suza) Magda.  She was just five years old when her family moved to Raglan Bench south of Chinook. On November 14, 1933, she married Ole Moe and they farmed south of Warrick until 1939. At thnt time they moved to a farm south of Zurich, where they raised four children.

  Survivors include two sons, Ed (Marge) Moe of Libby and Melvin (Kathy) Moe of Pocatello, ID; two daughters, Julia (Robert) Briese of Post Falls, ID and Bonnie (Ted) Fokken of Minneapolis, MN; two sisters, Helen Bleha and Francis McGillivray both of Chinook; nine grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Ole; and four brothers, Prank, Ed, Gerald and Richard Magda.

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