|Birth: ||Jul. 13, 1924|
North Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 1983|
Dorothy "Pat" Ames, 58, 732 1st Street West in Kalispell, died Thursday morning, June 16, at Kalispell Regional Hospital following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 13, 1924 in Grace City, North Dakota, the daughter of Joseph M. and Lucy O'Brien. She was raised and attended public schools in Chester, Montana. January 20, 1943, she married Earl Howard
Ames in Chester. After World War II, the couple moved to Kalispell, where Earl worked as a cabinet maker and in a local sawmill. Pat was a waitress for 23 years at Tut's Buy-Rite, and then at the Sportsman Cafe for several more years until illness forced her retirement.
Surviving are her mother, Lucy O'Brien of Spokane; one son, Richard E. Ames of Anchorage, Alaska; two daughters, Mrs. Ray (Ellen) Van Riper of Kalispell and Mrs. Dan (Pat) McFall of Corning, California;
three brothers, Darby O'Brien of Chester, Dennis O'Brien of Seattle, and Dion Martin O'Brien of Ephrata, Washington; one siste,r, Mrs. Lloyd (Mary Denise) Vassar of Spokane; five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, and her
husband Earl in 1981.
Funeral services were Saturday, June 18, at 1:00 p.m. at the
Weatherford, Funeral Home. The body was then forwarded to Hennessy ~ Smith Funeral, Home in Spokane for graveside services on Monday,
June 20 at Fairmont Cemetery.
Liberty County times, Chester, MT, 23 June 1983
Earl H. Ames (1911 - 1981)
Fairmount Memorial Park
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Originally Created by: NW Mountain Man
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