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Robert Beehler
July 18, 1922 ~
December 17, 2017
Date of Service: January 19, 2018

Ruth Harvey
November 6, 1926 ~
January 13, 2018

Robert Kleven
March 14, 1955 ~
January 09, 2018

Bruce A. Olson
June 28, 1949 ~
January 08, 2018

Dolores Dighans
November 21, 1943 ~
January 07, 2018

Lauren DeWise
March 26, 1982 ~
January 07, 2018

Dr. Albina Claps-Paglia
September 20, 1922 ~
January 05, 2018

Michael White
October 10, 1957 ~
January 03, 2018


Erwin Elgen

July 28, 1926 ~ September 28, 2017

Service: October 14, 2017 1:00 PM
   Location: St. James Episcopal Church

Erwin P. Elgen, 91, of Bozeman, MT, passed away September 28, 2017.  He was born July 28, 1926, near Grey Cliff, MT, to Peder H. and Gunhilda M. (Christofferson) Elgen. 

Erwin was born and raised on the family farm and received his elementary and high school education near and in the Big Timber, MT, area.  He remained there until 1960 with the exception of time served in the United States Army from 1946 to 1948 during WWII.  In 1960, he was employed by the Montana Department of Transportation in Bozeman and retired from there in 1981.

On December 15, 1967, he married Margaret (Chase) Young, and they resided nearly all of their married life in Bozeman. 

Erwin enjoyed hunting, fishing, several hobbies and travelling with his wife throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Norway.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret; and parents.  Erwin is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 14th at 1 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church.

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