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Obituary: Herbert E. Waltermire - KRTV News in Great Falls, Montana

Obituary: Herbert E. Waltermire

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Herbert E. Waltermire, 88, of Great Falls, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 of natural causes at a local care facility.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Rose Room Chapel at Croxford Funeral Home.

Born July 29, 1929 in Seattle, WA to William and Eve (Oslund) Waltermire. He had three siblings, Robert, Marjorie and Richard; and children, Wendy, Debra, Belinda, Michael and Michele.

He and his loving wife, Alexandra (Walker) Waltermire were married for 64 years that brought, 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great, great grandchild on the way.

Herb’s family moved to Missoula when he was 8 and he completed grade school and high school, graduating from Missoula County High School. He went on to attend U of M, graduating in 1952 with a degree in business administration.

Herb’s first job after college, was being an office manager for Wilburn Timber Co. in Helmville. He then took a job as the office and credit manager for Firestone in Missoula.

On March 22, 1953 he married his college sweetheart Alexandra Walker at the First Presbyterian Church in Missoula.

His first child Wendy was born on December 25 in Missoula. 18 months later his second daughter Debra was born.

The family then moved to Superior, MT where he was the office manager for Bache & Grames Logging. Two years later Firestone offered him the job of office and credit manager in Helena, and the family moved there.

Then Belinda joined the family in 1959. A son was welcomed into the family in 1962 followed by a fourth daughter, Michele two years later to complete the family.

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Croxford Funeral Home website.

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