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Bluferd W Bly
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1910
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1960
White Sulphur Springs
Meagher County
Montana, USA

Bluferd Bly, former well known Big Timber resident, died last Thursday at White Sulphur Springs where he had been employed for the past few years as a carpenter. He suffered a sudden heart attack while in a restaurant. The body was brought to Big Timber and funeral services were conducted from the Lowry chapel Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock with Rev. Ocee Johnson officiating.

Music was by Mrs. A. R. McDonnell and Mrs. Ted C. Busba who sang "The Lord Is My Shepherd" and "Hold Thou My Hand," with Mrs. Harry Wordal at the organ. Pallbearers were Roy Webber, Kenneth Moore, Albert Stoessel, Oscar Stephens, Art Stephens and John Coughlin. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery.

Mr. Bly was born June 20, 1910, at Belgrade, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bly. He attended school at Reed Point and Big Timber and Montana State College in Bozeman.

He was married to May Kingma in July 1935, at the Dot S Dot Ranch at Melville.

Deceased was in the general contracting business in this area for many years. He was always a contributor to community projects both in money and labor, one of his biggest contributions being labor and furnishing the heavy equipment for construction of the swimming pool, the biggest share gratis.

Survivors are his mother, in Bozeman; a son, David Bly of Big Timber; four daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Alice) Gavne and Krista Bly of Big Timber, Jacqueline Bly of St. Paul, Minn., and Katrinka Bly of San Diego; a brother, Luther Bly of Chula Vista, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Letha Davis of Bellview, Wash., and six grandchildren.

Published March 3, 1960
Family links: 
  Thomas T Bly (1873 - 1945)
  Queen Curtis Bly (1885 - 1972)
  Alice Bly Gavne (1936 - 2007)*
  Bluferd W Bly (1910 - 1960)
  Luther David Bly (1911 - 1976)*
  Letha M Bly Davis (1916 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Big Timber
Sweet Grass County
Montana, USA
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Originally Created by: Jim Harrison
Record added: Mar 14, 2011
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Bluferd W Bly
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