Mamie Estella <I>Pettit</I> Farris

Mamie Estella Pettit Farris

Mount Ida, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 8 Oct 1984 (aged 90)
Bigfork, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Burial Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 117505206 · View Source
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Mamie Estella (Pettit) Farris, 90

Mamie was born on September 23, 1894, in Mount Ida, Wis., the daughter of Fred and Nellie Pettit She and her parents came to Sidney in the early 1900's, and as a young woman she worked in a Sidney hotel. She was married to Walter H Farris on May 1, 1915, in Sidney, where they made their home until coming to Kalispell in 1918. They returned to Sidney for several years then came back to Kalispell in 1922. From 1951 to 1961, they lived in Libby and resided in Kalispell since 1961. Mamie was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church and was active in the women's circles. She also belonged to cootiettes.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter, in 1975; a daughter, Gladys Hanson; a great-granddaughter, Abigail Bergmann; two sisters and two brothers. She was survived by two sons, Forest and Walter; three daughters, Nellie, Ada, and Delores; a sister-in-law Mary; 19 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Mamie died on Monday, October 8, 1984, at Bigfork Convalescent Center, Bigfork, Mont.


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  • Created by: Charlotte Resh
  • Added: 22 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 117505206
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mamie Estella Pettit Farris (23 Sep 1894–8 Oct 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 117505206, citing Glacier Memorial Gardens, Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Charlotte Resh (contributor 47220482) .