Julia Marie Gangl Hutchison
Julia Marie Gangl Hutchison was born February 11, 1938 and passed away peacefully February 3, 2019 In Deer Lodge. She was born in Starkweather, N. D., the fifth child to Joseph and Mary Gangl. She moved with her family to Deer Lodge at age 16.
Julia worked her entire life while raising her seven children. Early on she worked at St. Mary’s Hospital, Ma Bell, Safeway, and 4B’s Restaurant. She then took a position at Montana State Hospital and Galen State Hospital where she would spend the next 27 years until retirement with a brief time spent in Billings.
Julia was married to Jim White and was divorced, she married Paul Revere “Bill” Wheat, deceased, and later married Bob Hutchison, deceased.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a son John Foley Wheat, a grandson Christopher White, a stepson Paul Revere “Billy” Wheat Jr., her sister Helen Roberts, her brothers Wilfred, Frank, and Robert Gangl.
Julia is survived by her brother Albert (Dorothy) Gangl of Kingfisher, Okla., her children Linda “AJ” (Chic) Hoenig of Three Forks, Jim (Karen) White of Helena, Cindy (Gary) Marshall of Deer Lodge, Laura (Chet) Periman of Deer Lodge, Val (Mitch) Clement of Cottage Grove, Wis., Albert “Chub” Wheat of Deer Lodge, step children Carla Beirle and Debbie Brown, grandchildren Steven and Todd Waters, Amber and Sara Marshall, Alan, Crystal, and Amy White, Dale and Cheston Periman, Josh and Jake Heine, Lyndsay and Skyler Clement, Karson, Bridger, and Aliawna Wheat, great-grandchildren Kemrai and Aiden Brenton, Ethan Arnold, Richard and Danelle Waters, KenziAnne and Jace Heine, and Michelle Julianna Periman.
Even though she spent most of her life working and raising her family she was able to travel to Alaska and Hawaii. She also took a road trip to Oregon with her best friend Edith and grandson Dale. She attended numerous conventions with Jehovah’s Witnesses in the lower 48 states and Canada, as far east as New York City and west to Pasadena, Calif.
Services were held Saturday February 9 at 2 p.m. at Jewel Funeral Home followed by a gathering at the Woman’s Clubhouse at the corner of Missouri and Clagget.
Thank you to Dr. Qamar and the staff at Renaissance and Deer Lodge Care and Rehab for the friendship and wonderful care of our mother.