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Irene Curtis McWaid
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1884
Manhattan
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1967
Chehalis
Lewis County
Washington, USA

Funeral services will be conducted for Mrs. Irene McWaid, 83, Manhattan, at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Dokken-Nelson Sunset Chapel.

She died Wednesday at St. Helen's Hospital, Chehalis, Wash., while visiting a daughter, Mrs. Gordon (Doris) Pentecost.

Mrs. McWaid was born July 4, 1884 at Manhattan, and spent most of her life in this area, where she nursed for many years. Her parents, Mrs. And Mrs. W. W. Curtis, came to Montana from Wisconsin in a covered wagon. She was a member of the Sons and Daughters of Montana Pioneers.

She married Alva McWaid in January, 1915, and they homesteaded north of Manhattan. He preceded her in death. She had been living at her father's homestead southeast of Manhattan for a number of years prior to her death.

Besides her daughter in Washington, Mrs. McWaid is survived by a daughter, Mrs. William (Jean) Menzel, Belgrade; four sisters, Mrs. Laura K. Ballard and Mrs. Tom (Ouida) Campbell, both of Manhattan, Mrs. Queen Bly and Mrs. Charles (Mary) Sales, both of Bozeman; 15 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces. Two brothers preceded her in death.

Interment will be in the Meadowview Cemetery at Manhattan.

Printed in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle ~ December 10, 1967
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Wallace Curtis (1841 - 1929)
  Annabell Cole Curtis (1862 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Alva Oren McWaid (1879 - 1955)
 
 Children:
  Jean McWaid Menzel (1915 - 2010)*
  Doris C. McWaid Pentecost (1921 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Irene Curtis McWaid (1884 - 1967)
  Queen Curtis Bly (1885 - 1972)*
  Laura Kate Curtis Ballard (1886 - 1973)*
  Ouida Cora Curtis Campbell (1888 - 1969)*
  Thomas Curtis (1890 - 1955)*
  Ernest Clyde Curtis (1892 - 1958)*
  Mary Abigail Curtis Sales (1906 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Meadowview Cemetery
Manhattan
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
 
Maintained by: Joanne
Originally Created by: Jim Harrison
Record added: May 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70314742
Irene <i>Curtis</i> McWaid
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Irene <i>Curtis</i> McWaid
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Irene <i>Curtis</i> McWaid
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 Added: Jan. 12, 2013
 
 
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