With profound sadness we announce the passing of Arlie Rae Grenfell, a devoted mother and friend to all those whose lives she touched, on October 3, 2019. She passed away fighting a form of cancer in the 76th year of her life.
Arlie was born in Ogden, Utah on October 24, 1942 to William Robert and Arloa Watson Montgomery. She is a graduate of Anaconda High school and two-time graduate of the University of Montana where she got a bachelor’s degree in music and a master’s in education. She taught elementary, junior, and senior high school music.
Arlie and her husband Sidney Grenfell whom she married in December of 1966, welcomed two sons, Dean born in December of 1973, and Grant born in February of 1976, whom she loved whole-heartedly. Following Sidney’s passing at an early age, Arlie persevered to successfully raise her children.
Arlie loved her Griz and Packer football teams, church, her cat, gardening, traveling with her friends and volunteering at Benefits Hospital. She had a sparkle in her eyes and a smile that warmed the hearts of all those who met her.
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