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Berniece Marie Hager

Berniece Marie Hager, 83, of Great Falls, a retired dental assis­tant formerly of Conrad, died of natural causes on Nov. 28 at her home.
A memorial service was held at Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Chapel. Schnider Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter, Terry (Michael) Mills of Billings and Gail Hager of Great Falls; a sister, Dorothy Boucher of Valier; a brother, Clint (Gloria) Mills of Eureka; a grandson, Brett (Sonya) Mills and children Conor, Riley and Keegan; granddaughter Staci (Luke) Snellman and children Shaelyn and Alea; and two nieces.
Berniece was born Oct. 17, 1923, in North Platte, Neb. She was raised and educated in various Montana communities.
In Conrad, she worked for Dr. Harry Yunck as a dental assistant for 29 years until her retirement. She was known to be a hard worker and also had done farm work throughout her entire life.
Berniece enjoyed horses, wild­life, and especially spending time with her family. She had a special love for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a niece, Joann McFarland.
The family suggests memorials to Peace Hospice, 2600 15th Ave. S., Great Falls, Mont. 59405; or McLaughlin Research Institute, 1520 23rd St. S., Great Falls.