Obituary: Irvin Nelson Sangrey

Posted at 5:28 PM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 19:28:29-04

Irvin Nelson Sangrey, 96, of Great Falls, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019.

Born on January 1, 1923 in Rocky Boy, MT to Daniel and Helen Sangrey, Irvin was raised in Rocky Boy. He attended Indian schools at Flandreau, SD and graduated from Fort Hall, ID High School.

He met the love of his life, Lucy LaMere in Havre, MT and they were married for 73 years until her death in 2004.

Irvin worked in building maintenance and as farm labor, working for Burlington Northern Railroad, the Anaconda Company, Garrett Nursery and on various farms and ranches.

He lived in Rocky Boy for 22 years, Havre for four, but spent the majority of his life, 70 years, in Great Falls.

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