Ada Florence <I>Pettit</I> Durning

Ada Florence Pettit Durning

Mount Ida, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 26 Sep 1982 (aged 84)
Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Burial Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Plot Sec E Lot 192 Grave 1
Memorial ID 137665617 · View Source
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September 26, 1982

Ada Florence Durning, 84, 207 East Nevada Street, Kalispell, died Sunday at Kalispell Regional Hospital.

She was born November 30, 1897 in Mount Ida, Wisconsin, the daughter of Fred and Nellie Pettit. She was raised and educated in Mount Ida and moved to Sidney in 1907 where she graduated from high school in 1918. Later that same year she moved to Kalispell with her family.

She married James A. Durning in St, Paul, Minnesota, March 24, 1923. The couple moved to Great Falls and in 1925 moved to Somers, where they lived for 25 years. In 1950, they moved to Kalispell.

Mrs. Durning was a member of Christ Episcopal Church of Kalispell, the American Legion auxiliary and the Cootiettes.

She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Walter (Mamie) Farris of Kalispell; four nephews, Forest Farris of Kalispell, Walter W. Farris of Swan Valley, Don Pettit of Ronan and Lyle Pettit of Auburn, Washington,; and four nieces, Mrs. Bill (Nellie) Hubbard of Fontana, California, Mrs. Leo (Ada) Schmauch of Libby, Delores Guild of Bigfork, and Mrs. Jim (Vera) Sousley in Venezuela.

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  • Created by: Flathead Valley Genealogical Society
  • Added: 23 Oct 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 137665617
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ada Florence Pettit Durning (30 Nov 1897–26 Sep 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 137665617, citing Conrad Memorial Cemetery, Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Flathead Valley Genealogical Society (contributor 48181394) .