Trudine LaVonne Sien

Trudine LaVonne (Hall) “Trudi” Sien, 58 of 3850 9th Ave. S., Great Falls, a former Conrad resident and former director of Dahl’s College of Beauty, died of cancer Dec. 1 at Peace Hospice.
Her memorial service is 1 p.m. this Wednesday at Croxford Rose Room, with burial of ashes in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Croxford Funeral Home is handling ar­rangements.
Trudi is survived by her hus­band, Dennis, of Great Falls; daughters Tammie Jarvis an Bonni Williams, both of Great Falls, and Katie Money of Texas; sons Willie Stevenson of Billings and John Stevenson of Great Falls; sisters Rhonda Yeagher of Custer and Karla Moos of Billings; brothers Dwight Hall of Rapid City, S.D., and Jason Erhart of Billings; stepchildren Lisa Gillespie, Bob Sien of Great Falls and Brian Sien of Portland, Ore.; and seven grandchildren.
Trudi was born March 13, 1948, in Billings, to Douglas Hall and Velma (Premo) Hall. She was raised in the Billings area, and graduated from Billings West High School. She married Dennis Sien on Dec. 31, 1990.
A licensed cosmetologist, she was also a director and instructor at Dahl’s College of Beauty and Manicure of Arts until her illness.
Trudi was a published poet, and an artistic painter who loved the outdoors and people.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her grandparents, Maude and Isaac Premo.
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