Georgia Briggeman, 86, passed away Saturday night, Oct. 3 in Deer Lodge.
Georgia was born in Butte at Murray Hospital on Dec. 25, 1929 to Vivian and Alice Davis. After her father died in a mining accident in Pony, she relocated with her family to Sheridan and then onto Kennewick, Wash. before moving to Deer Lodge. Georgia attended Powell County High School and graduated as Salutatorian of her senior class in 1948. Following high school, she worked as a secretary at Deer Lodge Federal Savings and Loan and held similar positions with attorney’s offices in town. She transcribed the audio recordings of the Deer Lodge Prison riot of 1959.
Georgia met her husband Don in Deer Lodge and the two were married in 1949. They also lived in Dillon and Billings before moving back to Deer Lodge in 1979. She was an avid bridge player and golfer and loved her family and friends above all else.
She is survived by her husband, Don; son, Vince (Yael Livny), of Portland, Ore.; granddaughter, Georgia Livny; sister, Fern Reighard; numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her sister JoAnn Whitcomb.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Deer Lodge. Visitation will be Thursday from 12 p.m. noon to 7 p.m. at Jewell Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kohrs Memorial Library (406) 846-2622.
Charles David Scheibe
Charles David Scheibe.
Born November 18, 1938. Died September 15, 2015.
On Tuesday September 15, Charles (Charlie) David Scheibe was called home to be with our Lord and his family. Charlie was born to Joseph Scheibe and Mabel E. (Williams) Scheibe November 18, 1938 in San Jose, Calif. Both parents preceeded him in death. Also, preceeding him in death was his wife Doris J. (Chor) Baker Scheibe and their son Charles David Scheibe Jr.
Charlie proudly served our country in the United States Navy as a Corpman. He later in civilian life became a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union working construction, then worked for the State of Montana at the local state hospital. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree. Charlie loved to hunt and fish in our beautiful state of Montana which was one of the reasons he and his family were drawn here from California.
Charlie was a kind man and helped many people in the valley. Charlie was well liked and loved by many, he will be missed. He enjoyed the company of his pets as well as other animals. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your local animal shelter.
Mass of Christian Burial was 11 a.m., October 5, 2015 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Deer Lodge. Burial with Military Honors followed at the Hillcrest Cemetery.