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 Clara <I>Burns</I> Powelson

Clara Burns Powelson

Le Roy, Genesee County, New York, USA
Death 2 Jun 1974 (aged 86)
Havre, Hill County, Montana, USA
Burial Havre, Hill County, Montana, USA
Plot Lot 20 Block 6
Memorial ID 131659447 · View Source
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Havre Daily News (MT), 4 June 1974

Powelson Funeral Scheduled

Montana pioneer, Clara Powell, 86, died in a Havre rest home Sunday, June 2. Requiem Mass will be Thursday, June 9, at 10 a.m., at St. Jude's Catholic church, with burial in Calvary cemetery.

Born Aug. 22, 1887, in Le Roy, New York, Mrs. Powelson came to Montana in 1915. She married Mark Powelson, Nov. 30, 1916, and the couple homesteaded north of Havre for several years. They later moved into Havre, and Mrs. Powelson has resided here since.

She was a member of St. Jude's Altar Society, and the Degree of Honor.

Her husband preceded her in death in 1955. Survivors include a son, Donald of Havre; step-children, Helen Norton and Bill Powelson, Angola, Ind.; five grandchildren; sisters, Helen Young, New York, and Mary Howard, Saginaw, Mich.; and brothers, George, Robert, Charlie, Donald and Alfred Burns, Great Falls.

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Gravesite Details thank you Cara for the obit




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  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Burns Powelson (22 Aug 1887–2 Jun 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131659447, citing Calvary Cemetery, Havre, Hill County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Maureen and Ed Weatherly (contributor 47372630) .