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Dorthy Janette Belden

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.

Public Guest Book

Nov 17th
Andrea Lawrence
Dear Cathy and Bob,

We were stunned to learn of Dorthy's passing and our hearts go out to you and all the family. Words just aren't adequate but please know that you all are in our prayers. Wish we could be there to wrap you in hugs. Love, Yvonne Johnson, Andy and Andrea Lawrence
Nov 17th
Ken Gilbertson
You are in our thoughts and prayers,
The Coulter, Gilbertson, and Hein families.
Nov 17th
Edwin R Neumann
So sorry for your loss. I believe that Dorthy is rejoicing in heaven right now with family and friends. Pauline Neumann (my mother) passed from this earth Feb,2,2014. I'll bet that are having a wonderful time in Heaven right now.
Best Regards,
Eddy Neumann
(Edwin R Neumann)
Nov 18th
Alice Kapp Krelo
Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss! Dorthy was and always will be known for her smile and crafting! Loved her and all her family!
Nov 18th
Harry Neumann
So saddened to hear of the death of Dorthy, who was always a kind friend to me, even when I was a bothersome boy who showed up to play with Curtis after school!

I also lost my dear wife, my Mom, and Mom-in-law this year, and understand the feelings of great los acutely.
Nov 19th
Alicia O'Toole
Thinking of you all during this most difficult time. May God give His love and strength to ou all.
Nov 19th
Heather Adkins
I did not know Dorthy, but my condolences to your entire family on her tragic passing! May God lift you all up in his peaceful arms and comfort you at this time. God Bless you all
Nov 19th
Judy Hayworth
Your mother was a joy to know and a shining example of Christ's love. Our deepest Sympathy and Love in your great loss. "Blessed are those who mourn for they will be comforted." (Matthew 5:4) Lots of love, Judy and Mike
Nov 19th
Nola Parry
I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. I pray that you will be consoled by all the great memories you have with her.
Nov 21st
Louise Breeden
Bonni and Family,
You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult of times. May your many precious memories and God's love bring you peace and comfort. Dorthy was a very special and talented woman. I remember her sharing her craft talents with the students of Colstrip when she would visit during the holiday season.
Dec 1st
S Ford
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are never alone. You can find much comfort in the Holy Scriptures which assures us at Psalms 34:18 that God is near to those broken at heart and crushed in spirit. Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Dec 8th
Donna Green-Bateman
I am so sorry to hear about your Mother. I always remember her devoted hours spent with 4-H.

I hopw that your own memories of your Mother will support you at this time.
 

 

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