Obituary: Gene Marie Place

Gene Marie Place November 3, 1930 - April 14, 2024
Gene Marie Place
November 3, 1930 - April 14, 2024
Posted at 11:38 AM, Apr 18, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-18 13:38:48-04

Gene Marie Harrison Place, 93, of Great Falls, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2024. Gene was born in Port Townsend, Washington on November 3, 1930, to Einar and Evalyn (Benson) Harrison. She attended grade school and high school in Columbus, Absarokee, and Nye, Montana.

She met and married Robert “Bob” Place, the love of her life. Together they had six children. She was the best homemaker and mom the world had ever seen.

She liked baking, riding her horse Nancy, yodeling, babysitting all of her grandkids, and praying for every single one of us. Family and her Lord and Savior were the best things in her life.

She is survived by her daughters, Terry Bachman, Pamela (Darcy) Edwards, Gail (Jim) Swensgard, and Julie (Mike) Green; sons, Randy and Matthew (Bobbi) Place; sister, Toni Cullum; 13 grandchildren, Katie, Cory, Justin, Jesse, Buck, Lacy, Melissa, Makenzie, Joel, Josh, Jennifer, Zachary, and Autumn; 25 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

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