Erma K. (Wiest) Zier, 88, died at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Wash., on April 28 from natural causes.
Her body has been donated to the University of Washington, School of Medicine, for education and research. Her cremated remains will be buried at a later date with graveside services to follow.
Wanda Wankel, 87, died Thursday morning, May 15 at Sheridan Memorial Nursing Home in Plentywood.
Funeral services for Wanda Wankel were held on May 21. Pastor Len Shatkus officiated at the service at the First Congregational Church in Plentywood. Following a time of fellowship and refreshment at the church, interment was in the Huffman-Wankel family cemetery at the farm in the Raymond community. Casketbearers were her grandchildren, Gwen Budd, Joey Chandler, Billy Chandler, Bobby Chandler, Bonne Chandler, Meghan Wankel and Mallory Wankel. Recognized as Honorary Bearers were the “Golden Girls,” Jean West, Dorothy Melle, Rosemary Paulson, Rita Lindblom, Betty Lou Westphal, and Marge Solomon; Steve Zeidler and Glen Huffman were ushers.
By Buck Traxler, I-O Editor
If you were a political junkie or just wanted to be informed, the Pondera Golf Course was the place to be on Wednesday.
More than 60 people and local and state candidates showed up for a political forum.
The event was sponsored by the Front Range Counties Farm Bureau, a four-county, (Pondera, Toole, Teton and Glacier) non-partisan, Ag Producer organization.