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Mary Ruth Bean Maze
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1921
Musselshell County
Montana, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 2010
Yellowstone County
Montana, USA

Mary was the fourth of ten children born to William Neil and Maude Mae (Foust). She married Raymond Lee Maze in 1942 and they had three daughters: Mary Lee, Dianne Sue and Karen Gaye.

Billings Gazette, Billings, Montana
September 28, 2010

Mary Ruth Maze passed away Sept. 24, 2010.
Mary was born Sept. 21, 1921, in Roundup, Mont. Later the family moved to the Bridger, Mont., area, where she grew up and graduated high school.
She married Raymond in 1942. They had three girls together.  They moved to Badger Basin, Wyo., for Raymond to work at the oil refinery. In 1949 they moved to Billings, Mont., for Raymond to work at Conoco Refinery.
Raymond passed away in 1956. Mary went to work as a seamstress at JC Penney for 15 years. She then went to work for Monarch Clothing until they closed. Mary then retired but still continued excellent seamstress work from her home until just about two years ago. Mary also joined the Foster Grandparent Program after retiring, where she volunteered for 15 years. Mary was also a charter member of First Methodist Church. Her favorite times were Christmas Eve and birthday parties with her family. She also enjoyed all-night card games with brothers, sisters and nephews.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, daughter (Mary Lee) and grandson (Colby). She is survived by her daughters Dianne Allen and Karen Reinhardt (Bob), 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Mary, you will be missed by many, but will finally reunite with Raymond.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary. Interment will follow at Mountview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Foster Grandparent Program. Michelotti-Sawyers is in charge of arrangements and remembrances may be left for the family at

Family links: 
  William Neil Bean (1889 - 1952)
  Maude Mae Foust Bean (1893 - 1968)
  Raymond Lee Maze (1923 - 1957)
  Mary Lee Maze Henderson (1943 - 1984)*
  Oran Neil Bean (1915 - 1941)*
  Harry Jordan Bean (1917 - 1968)*
  Roy Clarence Bean (1919 - 1997)*
  Mary Ruth Bean Maze (1921 - 2010)
  William Clyde Bean (1923 - 1923)*
  Neola Mae Bean Kanvick (1924 - 2008)*
  Effie Jean Bean Thorpe (1925 - 1992)*
  Irma Joyce Bean Case (1928 - 1995)*
  Arthur D. Bean (1934 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountview Cemetery
Yellowstone County
Montana, USA
Created by: Sharon
Record added: Sep 28, 2010
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Mary Ruth <i>Bean</i> Maze
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Mary Ruth <i>Bean</i> Maze
Added by: Sharon
Mary Ruth <i>Bean</i> Maze
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Rest in peace.
- J. Bean
 Added: Sep. 28, 2010
Rest In Peace.
- Sharon
 Added: Sep. 28, 2010

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