ImagePrice E. Harris age 80, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center in Kalispell, Montana. He was born on Jan. 15, 1926 in Carrington, N.D. to Marion Ely and Blanche (Price) Harris. The family moved to Conrad, where his father ran the General Mills Elevator.
Price attended schools in Conrad until enlisting in the Navy at the age of 17 in 1944. He served two years before returning to Conrad where he worked in the oil fields for a time. Price worked for F.A. Buttrey’s, eventually becoming a meat cutter, (One of the best in the state).
Price married Orene Franson in February of 1951 in Great Falls. They celebrated their 55th year of marriage this year. Two children were born to this union; Greg and Tiena Rae.
Price was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Jim and Jerry. He is survived by his wife Orene Harris of Kalispell, ; a son Greg Harris and his wife Jeanie; a daughter Tiena Harris: and five grandchildren: Tiger, Joshua, Hannah, Caleb & Andrew all of Kalispell.
Graveside services for Price were  held on, Oct.16, at noon. at C.E. Conrad Memorial Cemetery. The family suggests memorial gifts be given to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Johnson Mortuary & Crematory is caring for Prices’ family.