HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                Tuesday, November 23, 1999

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WOODROW "WOODY" EKEGREN

  HARLEM - Woodrew "Woody" Ekegren, 85, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999, at a Bozeman Hospital of natural causes.

  Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Harlem First Prebyterian Church. Burial will follow in the Harlem Cemetery.

  Ekegren was born Nov. 9, 1914, to Ernest P. and Hannah (Sanquist) Ekegren. He graduated from Harlem High School and attended Northern Montana College. He worked on the power line from Great Falls to Fort Peck and at the Snake Butte Quarry until its closure.

  On May 19, 1939, he married Ruth Cronk at the Cronk Ranch near Savoy. He worked for Bill Churchill in a grocery store and later for the E.P. Ekegren

John Deere Implement Company in Harlem. In 1942, the couple moved to a farm east of Harlem and lived there for 55 years.

  Along with farming Ekegren worked at Tubbs Oil Company and wss ditchrider for the Harlem Irrigation District for 15 years. The last three years he has lived with his daughter in Bozement.

  He was preceded in death by his wife in 1996, five brothers and sisters.

  Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Williams of Bozeman; sons, Woddy Ekegren of Belgrade and Stan Ekegren of Boise, Idaho; a sister, Elaine Norberg of Harlem; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

  Memorials ate suggested to the First Prebyterian Church, the Harlem Senior Center or to the donors choice.

  Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                             Tuesday, November 23, 1999

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WOODROW "WOODY" EKEGREN

  HARLEM - Woodrew "Woody" Ekegren, 85, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999, in a

Bozeman Hospital of natural causes.

  Funeral service is 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Harlem First Prebyterian

Church. Burial follows in the Harlem Cemetery.  Memorials ate suggested to

the First Prebyterian Church, the Harlem Senior Center. Edwards Funeral Home

of Chinook is handling arrangements.

  He was born Nov. 9, 1914, in Harlem. He graduated from Harlem High School

and attended Northern Montana College.

  He worked on the power line from Great Falls to Fort Peck and at the Snake

Butte Quarry until its closure.

  He married Ruth Cronk on May 19, 1939, at the Cronk Ranch near Savoy. She

died in September of 1996.

  He worked in a grocery store owned by Bill Churchill and later for the E.P.

Ekegren John Deere Implement Company in Harlem.

  He moved to a farm east of Harlem in 1942, and lived there for 55 years.

  Along with farming, he also worked at Tubbs Oil Company and was ditchrider

for the Harlem Irrigation District for fifteen years.

  He moved to Bozeman three years ago to be near his daughter.

  He is survived by a daughter, Nancy Williams of Bozeman; two sons, Woody

Ekegren of Belgrade and Stan Ekegren of Boise, Idaho; and seven

grandchildren.

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BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION                                      Wednesday, November 24, 1999

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WOODROW EKEGREN

  Woodrew "Woody" Ekegren, 85, passed away Nov. 20, 1999, due to naturan causes Bozeman Deaconess Hospital.

  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 19999 at 10:00 a.m. in the Harlem First Prebyterian Church. Burial will follow in the Harlem Cemetery. Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

  Woody was born to Ernest P. and Hannah (Sanquist) Ekegren on Nov. 9, 1914, in Harlem. He graduated from Harlem High School and attended Northern Montana College. Woody worked on the power line from Great Falls to Fort Peck and at the Snake Butte Quarry until its closure.

  He married Ruth Cronk on May 19, 1939  at the Cronk Ranch near Savoy. Woody worked for Bill Churchill in a grocery store and later for the E.P. Ekegren

John Deere Implement Company in Harlem. In 1942, they moved to a farm east of Harlem, and they lived there for 55 years. Along with farming Woody worked at Tubbs Oil Company and was ditch rider for the Harlem Irrigation District for 15 years. The last three years he has lived with his daughter in Bozeman.

  Mr. Ekegren is survived by his daughter, Nancy Williams of Bozeman; son, Woody and daughter-in-law, Lorraine Ekegren of Belgrade; son, Stan and daughter-in-law, Kathy Ekegren of Boise, ID; seven grandchildren, Don Williams, Christi Williams, Frank Williams, Jill Ekegren, Michael Ekegren, Bethany Ekegren, Jessica Ekegren, and great-grandchildren, Josh Moderlie and Catherine Lilly; sister, Elaine Norberg of Harlem; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, in September of 1996, five brothers, and one sister.

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THE SENTINEL                                                                       Wednesday, December 1, 1999

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WOODROW "WOODY" EKEGREN

  HARLEM - Woodrew "Woody" Ekegren, 85, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999, at a Bozeman Hospital of natural causes.

  Ekegren was born Nov. 9, 1914, to Ernest P. and Hannah (Sanquist) Ekegren. He graduated from Harlem High School and attended Northern Montana College. He worked on the power line from Great Falls to Fort Peck and at the Snake Butte Quarry until its closure.

  On May 19, 1939, he married Ruth Cronk at the Cronk Ranch near Savoy. He worked for Bill Churchill in a grocery store and later for the E.P. Ekegren

John Deere Implement Company in Harlem. In 1942, the couple moved to a farm east of Harlem and lived there for 55 years.

  Along with farming Ekegren worked at Tubbs Oil Company and wss ditchrider for the Harlem Irrigation District for 15 years. The last three years he has lived with his daughter in Bozement.

  He was preceded in death by his wife in 1996, five brothers and sisters.

  Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Williams of Bozeman; sons, Woddy Ekegren of Belgrade and Stan Ekegren of Boise, Idaho; a sister, Elaine Norberg of Harlem; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

  Memorials ate suggested to the First Prebyterian Church, the Harlem Senior Center or to the donors choice.

  Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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