Lorraine Blackmer Purdy, 93

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Lorraine Blackmer Purdy, 93, of Columbia Falls, passed away Nov. 20, 2017, at the Retreat at Buffalo Hill, with her family by her side.

She was born Nov 25, 1923, in St Louis and moved to Montana at the age of 3.

Lorraine is survived by her granddaughters, Julie Foster and husband Dave, Vickie Mode and husband Jim, Loree Duschesne and husband Tony, and Darla Marshall; daughter-in-law Lorraine Walden; niece, Judy Whitworth; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Boyd Blackmer and Clarence Purdy; sons Robert Walden and Lance Walden Sr., and grandson Lance Walden Jr.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial will be held in the spring.

Memorials can be made in Lorraine’s name to The Retreat at Buffalo Hill, 406-752-9243 .

Johnson-Gloschat Funeral Home is caring for Lorraine’s family.

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