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 Lawrence Eugene “Gene” Pike

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Lawrence Eugene “Gene” Pike

Birth
Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, USA
Death
9 Jan 1980 (aged 53)
Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana, USA
Burial
Sun River, Cascade County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID
41965657 View Source

Great Falls Tribune Thursday, January 10, 1980

Gene Pike

Gene Pike, 53, Fort Shaw, died early Thursday morning in a Great Falls hospital.
Born in Helena, he grew up in Grass Range. Pike served in the U.S. Navy for three years during World War II and for four years during the Korean conflict, during which time he received the Navy Unit Commendation Citation for action in Inchon Harbor.
He was a member of the school board for the Crowe School in Sun River, had been a deacon in the Congregational Bible Church and at the time of his death was superintendent of the Sunday school at the church.
Pike and Arlene "Ozzie" Carver were married on Jan. 11, 1960 in Great Falls. She survives with his daughter, Brenda, Avis and Mary, and son Joel David, all of Fort Shaw; sisters, Dorothy Pike, Tulsa, Okla; Mrs. Hickson (Mary) Nyander, Southwest City, Mo.; and Mrs. Bill (Ellen) Blake, Helena.
Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Fort Shaw Congregational Bible Church with the Rev. Glenn Durr officiating, assisted by the Rev. Harold Ross. Burial will be in the Sun River Cemetery with the O'Conner Funeral Home handling arrangements.

Great Falls Tribune Thursday, January 10, 1980

Gene Pike

Gene Pike, 53, Fort Shaw, died early Thursday morning in a Great Falls hospital.
Born in Helena, he grew up in Grass Range. Pike served in the U.S. Navy for three years during World War II and for four years during the Korean conflict, during which time he received the Navy Unit Commendation Citation for action in Inchon Harbor.
He was a member of the school board for the Crowe School in Sun River, had been a deacon in the Congregational Bible Church and at the time of his death was superintendent of the Sunday school at the church.
Pike and Arlene "Ozzie" Carver were married on Jan. 11, 1960 in Great Falls. She survives with his daughter, Brenda, Avis and Mary, and son Joel David, all of Fort Shaw; sisters, Dorothy Pike, Tulsa, Okla; Mrs. Hickson (Mary) Nyander, Southwest City, Mo.; and Mrs. Bill (Ellen) Blake, Helena.
Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Fort Shaw Congregational Bible Church with the Rev. Glenn Durr officiating, assisted by the Rev. Harold Ross. Burial will be in the Sun River Cemetery with the O'Conner Funeral Home handling arrangements.


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SOM2 US NAVY
WORLD WAR II KOREA
Note: Year of birth on headstone
should be 1926

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