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Jacob Peter "Jay" Pasma
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1890
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul., 1965
Montana, USA

Havre Daily News (MT), July 5, 1965

Jay Pasma Passes Away at Fort Harrison

Jay Pasma, long-time Hill County resident passed away Tuesday at the VA Hospital in Fort Harrison. Mr Pasma suffered from cancer. He was born September 30, 1890 at Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Peter J. and Cora C. Pasma and was the eldest of 7 children. He came to Montana in 1910, and homesteaded in the Bear Paws south of Chinook. He enlisted in the Army in 1918 and served in France during WWI.

He married Elsi Pennington at Chester, September 27, 1922, from that time until his death lived in the Fresno area west of Havre. Besides his widow he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Archie (Goldie) Maze, Mrs. Ben (Doris) Mueller and one son, James, all of Havre. Also 3 brothers, Burt of Oregon, Lester of Havre and John of Chinook, one sister Mrs. Cecilia Murphy of Bakersfield, Calif., 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Pasma was a member of the VFW and the Assiniboine Barracks.

Funeral services were held at the Holland-Bonine Funeral Home July 3, with military rites conducted by the VFW and Montana Army National Guard.

A memorial has been established for Yellowstone Boys Ranch.

Family links: 
  Peter Jacob Pasma (1868 - 1916)
  Cora Cornelia Roist Pasma (1868 - 1936)
  Elsie Pasma Sherle (1898 - 1994)
  James J. Pasma (1933 - 1999)*
  Jacob Peter Pasma (1890 - 1965)
  Burt G Pasma (1894 - 1977)*
  Annabelle Pasma Cherry (1897 - 1946)*
  Lester Earl Pasma (1899 - 1988)*
  Hermine Ruth Pasma Spencer (1905 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Highland Cemetery
Hill County
Montana, USA
Plot: Space 111 Block 27
Created by: cara
Record added: Jul 17, 2013
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Jacob Peter Jay Pasma
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