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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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