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Dorothy

Dorothy "Dort" Obie
Born: Aug 06, 1926
Died: Oct 15, 2015


Dorothy Obie passed away peacefully of natural causes on October 15, 2015, in Havre, MT. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 19, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at the American Lutheran Church in Chinook. Burial services will follow at the Kuper Memorial Cemetery.   Memorials can be made to the American Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 336 in Chinook, MT 59523, or a charity of your choice. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook. Condolences may be left for the family at www.edwardsfuneralhomemt.com.
Dorothy was born in Chinook, Montana, on August 6, 1926, to Oris and Mabel Chapman. She was a life-long resident of Chinook. Dorothy graduated from Chinook High School in 1944 and the following year married Edgar G. Obie. They were together for 48 years.
            To their union were born two sons, Edgar Lee and Larry. In addition to being a homemaker and devoted mother, Dorothy spent many years working along with her husband at Obie Flying Service at the Chinook Airport. She was a very common face at the airport for many, many years.  Dorothy enjoyed playing bridge (she was a national duplicate bridge champion in 1967), dancing, attending her boys’ and grandchildren’s school activities and, above all, being with and entertaining her family and friends.
Dorothy is survived by her sons Edgar Lee (Gail) of Chinook and Dr. Larry (Loretta) of Havre, her grandchildren Tiffany (Trever) Waldron of Bozeman, Nick (Hillary) Obie of Scottsdale, AZ, and Morgan (Byron) Olson of Houston, TX. She is also survived by her two adorable great grandsons Owen and Austin Waldron, her sister Marietta Mosser of Chinook, and numerous nieces and nephews.
            Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar, in 1993, her parents, her brothers Melvin, Art and Harold, and sisters Freda Miller and Frances Richardson.
 

Public Guest Book

Oct 18th
Mary & Patrick Leeds
I was deeply sorry to hear about the passing of Dorothy. She was a great lady. She will be missed tremendously. I will always treasure her great wit and helpful advice. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Obie family.
Oct 19th
Donna Wiley
I am so sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. She was a true lady in every sense . My heart goes out to her family. God Bless, Donna Wiley
Oct 19th
Carla and Mark Roseberry
Ed,Gail, Morgan,and families, So very sorry to hear about the passing of your mother and grandmother. She was a very special lady. May God surround you with comfort and strength during this time of loss. Love and Prayers,Carla and Mark Roseberry
Oct 19th
Joan Brainard William
Edgar and family
Jerry Joe called me on Friday.
My favorite memory of your mother was the ballroom dancing lessons for our junior prom. Cherish your memories Joan
Oct 20th
Wanda Sheets
I am deeply saddened today to hear of Dorothy's passing. We had many wonderful talks through the years.She will be much missed in Chinook and the many places she was so good at keeping in touch with.My sincere condolences to all of you.
Oct 20th
Jim Ramberg
Dorothy will be missed by Many. It was always a pleasure to visit her at the Edgar G. Obie Airport in Chinook.
Oct 20th
Margie Chapman
I always thought of Dort as the matriarch of our Chapman family. I adored her, and would never have considered visiting Chinook without spending time with her. I was flower girl and her and Ed's wedding; such special memories. She did everything well, and was fortunate to stay healthy enough to live at home, and leave this world peacefully. In that, I'm so glad for her and Edgar Lee and Larry.
 

 

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