Dorthy Janette Belden
Born: Aug 14, 1931
Died: Nov 13, 2014
Dorthy Jannette (Pitch) Belden, 83, passed away on November 13, 2014. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 11:00 at the Harlem Presbyterian Yolk Parish. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.
Dorthy was born in Havre, MT to John George and Ethel (Sherrod) Pitch on August 14, 1931. She grew up in the Harlem area and attended the Harlem schools. She attended Montana State University in Bozeman where she met Harry. They were married in Chinook on May 12, 1951.
Dorthy’s family was the center of her life. She was a homemaker and shared her talents, teaching many young ladies to sew through her work with 4-H. She loved doing crafts, quilting, and painting. She also traveled a bit. Her favorite trip was to Israel with her mother, Ethel, sister, Juanita, brother-in-law Bill Wells and their boys John and Jim. In the last few years she enjoyed her days at the Senior Citizen Center playing Canasta and visiting with her friends. She really never met a stranger as she enjoyed all people in her life.
Dorthy was preceded in death by her parents, son Curtis, brothers, Bill and Myron and sister Juanita.
She is survived by husband Harry, daughters Cathy (Bob) Johnson, California, Bonni Belden, Ann (Jeff) Super and Jannel Okeson, Helena, sister Roberta (Billy) Belden, Moore, sister-in-law Mary (Myron) Pitch, Helena and brother-in-law Bill (Sherie) Wells, Michigan. Dorthy and Harry have 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Dorthy will be missed by all.
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