Dorothy Emily (Moughton) Holm
Dorothy Emily Moughton was born in Butte, April 23, 1936, to Thomas and Dorothy Moughton, and lived in Butte until she married Arthur E. Holm, in 1955 and moved to Deer Lodge, where she has resided ever since.
Dorothy was a devoted wife, and as an only child, worked hard to see that their children valued family and biblical principles. In the early years of her marriage she worked alongside Arthur helping to build a house and home where she lived until her passing. The Bible and Christian faith were important in her life and home. She held Child Evangelism Good News Clubs on Wednesdays after school, helped with their in-home Sunday School program, and served as an AWANA leader at Mt. Powell Baptist Church. She was active in the local Christian Women’s Club from 1972–1988, hosting meetings for fellowship and encouragement for local women, and also held a chair position at one point. Many Bible studies were hosted in her home, and she was greatly involved in the Deer Lodge Crisis Pregnancy Center.
Dorothy Emily Holm, 81, joined her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, March 5 at her daughter’s home, surrounded by family.
Words cannot express the great love and sense of loss felt by her family at her passing.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Holm in 2015 and her stepdaughter Janette Parrish in 2017.
Memorial Service will be held at Avon Community Church, March 24, 2 p.m.
Beverly (Wick) Weer
Beverly L Weer, 88.
Beverly (Wick) Weer, 88, of Deer Lodge passed away peacefully at Deer Lodge Medical Center March 13, 2018.
Beverly was born September 9, 1929 to Lou and Opal (Ross) Wick in Saint Paul, Minn. Beverly grew up in the rural area around Sunberg, Minn. and later moved with her family to Grenora, N.D. where she meet and later married Warren Weer on September 20, 1947. Many years later they would celebrate their 61st wedding anniversary before Warren’s passing in 2009.
After starting a family Warren and Beverly moved to Corvallis for a time before permanently settling in Deer Lodge. For a short time Beverly worked as a waitress at MaryAnn’s Café at 502 Main Street. She also worked in housekeeping for the Powell County Memorial Hospital before moving into the kitchen department where she made lifelong friends and worked for many years. Throughout her life, Beverly had a great love for gardening and horse back riding. In her senior years Beverly fell in love with quilting and made many quilts which she gave away to family and friends.
Beverly was preceded in death by her husband Warren Weer, brother Roy Wick and daughter Jenni (Weer) Dawson.
Survivors include: daughters: Linda Weer of Anaconda, Sharlene and husband Greg Muller of Deer Lodge, brother Jon Wick of Matthews N.C., four grandchildren: Beverly Masters of Deer Lodge, Robert (Robbie) Dawson of Deer Lodge, Rena Rogers of Rock Springs, Wyo., and Chris Muller of Rock Springs, Wyo. and six great-grandchildren.
The family will respect Beverly’s request that there be no services. Any memorials may be made to a local VFW, or of donor’s choice.
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