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George Miles Gasaway, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1887
Custer County
Montana, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1960
Forsyth
Rosebud County
Montana, USA

George was the oldest son of Harry Sylvester 'Ves' and Nettie Servenia (Bean) Gasaway.

He married (1) Georgine Marie Holmes in 1918 and they had three children: Harry Sylvester, George Miles Jr. and Kathleen Eunice.

In 1935 he married (2) Evelyn Juliet Hanson and they had four children: Evelyn Alice, Mae Janice, George Richard and Leonard Dale

A TRIBUTE
Published in the pages of
The Forsyth Independent
Forsyth, Mont.
Feb. 18, 1960

Memorial Obituary

Last Rites For Miles Gasaway Here Tuesday

A lifelong resident of this area, George Miles Gasaway Sr., 72, died suddenly last Thursday morning at his home, and his funeral and burial took place here Tuesday at 2 p.m.

He was born the son of Harry Sylvester Gasaway and Nettie Bean at Lee, Mont., on Rosebud Creek. Before the age of 4 years he moved to Chimney Rock on Trail Creek near Bozeman. In 1904 he returned to Rosebud County where he homesteaded on Armells Creek. Later he married Georgine Marie Holmes and to this union three children were born, Harry Sylvester who was killed in World War II in 1943, George Miles Jr. of Circle, Mont., and Kathleen Deveny of Sanders. His wife preceded him in death when the children were small.

In 1928 he moved to Forsyth where he was engaged in the plumbing business.

He married Evelyn Hanson in Billings March 20, 1935. Four children to this union were born, Mrs. Evelyn Alice Yonkaltis and Mrs. Mae Welch, Billings, George Richard of San Angelo, Tex., and Leonard of Forsyth.

Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Nettie Crawshaw, Forsyth, his sons and daughters, a sister, Mrs. Fay Trunk of Bozeman, a half-sister, Mrs. Mae Gibson of Great Falls and eight grandchildren.

The Rev. Wayne Larson of the Federated Church officiated at the funeral. Burial was in Forsyth Cemetery. Mrs. Iola Mees was soloist and pallbearers were S. W. Thomas, Ernest Post, Earl Carolan, Robert Hecht, William Tadsen and Hilmar Sherman.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry Sylvester Gasaway (1859 - 1919)
  Nettie Servenia Bean Crawshaw (1868 - 1965)
 
 Spouses:
  Evelyn Juliet Hanson Gasaway (1906 - 1969)
  Georgine Marie Holmes Gasaway (1898 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Sylvester Gasaway (1920 - 1943)*
  George Miles Gasaway (1922 - 2000)*
  Kathleen Eunice Gasaway Deveny (1926 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Miles Gasaway (1887 - 1960)
  Oona Fay Gasaway Trunk (1891 - 1981)*
  Mildred Mae Gasaway Gibson (1925 - 1961)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
G. Miles
 
Burial:
Forsyth Cemetery
Forsyth
Rosebud County
Montana, USA
 
Created by: Sharon
Record added: Jul 03, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11284687
George Miles Gasaway, Sr
Added by: Sharon
 
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- Sharon
 Added: Dec. 15, 2009

- Sandra Adams
 Added: Nov. 15, 2008
May you rest
in peace forever.
- J. Bean
 Added: Aug. 22, 2005
 
 
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