GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                  Thursday  August 29, 1996

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Verna Granger

  HARLEM - Verna Granger, 84, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at a

Lewistown nursing home.

  Graveside services and burial are 11 a.m. Friday at Harlem Cemetery. Edwards

Funeral Home of Chinook is in charge of arrangements.

  She was born May 25, 1912, in Utah, and moved to Harlem in 1923. In 1944 she

married A. J. "Booze" Granger and they lived in the Harlem and Zurich areas

until 1978, when they moved to Harlem permsnently. He died in 1968.

  She enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, reading, crocheting and cooking.

  Survivors include three stepchildren, Eddy Granger of Anchorage, Alaska,

Donny Granger of Lakeside and Sandra Munson of Shelby; a foster son, Dale Shupe

of Lewistown; four sisters, Lou Miller and Gladys Munney of Harlem, Dorthy

Swanson of Big Sandy and Florence Anderson of Eugene, Ore.; and many

grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                     Wednesday August 28, 1996

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  VERNA GRANGER

  HARLEM - Verna Granger, 84, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 1996, of respiratory

failure at the Valie Vista Nursing Home in Lewistown.

  Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30 at the Harlem

Cemetery.

  She was born May 25, 1912, in Utah and came to Harlem with the Shupe family

in 1923.

  She married A. J. "Booze" Granger on Oct. 3, 1944. They lived in and around

Harlem and Zurich where he operated the irrigation pumps until 1978, at which

time they moved into Harlem permantly.

  Booze preceded her in death on June 18, 1986.

  She enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was an excellen bowler. She spent her

days at home reading and crocheting. She was a great cook and continued to bake

her own bread until her health made it impossible to do so.

  She is survived by three stepchildren. Eddy Granger of Anchorage, Alaska,

Donny Granger of Lakeside, and Sandra Munson of Shelby; one foster son, Dale

Shupe of Lewistown; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also

survived by sisters Lou Miller and Gladys Mummey of Harlem, Dorthy Swanson, of

Big Sandy, and Florence Anderson of Eugene, Ore.

  Edwards Funeral Home in Chinook is in charge of arrangements.

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