Lois Marie Michalson was born on January 4, 1926, to Bessie (Moffet) and Estel Thompson in Chinook. She passed away on May 27, 2009. Lois was raised in Chinook, the youngest of seven children. She married Vernon Michalson on October 17, 1945, and moved to Helena shortly thereafter. Lois worked for the State of Montana for many years, retiring over twenty years ago.
She is survived by sons, Bill (Debbie), of Helena; and Edward (Therese), of Bozeman; grandchildren, Thad (Andi) Michalson, of Helena; Sara Michalson and fiancé, Shawn Wolfe, of Big Timber; Ryan (Charity) Michalson, of Bozeman; and Adam (Pearl) Michalson, of Oxnard, Calif.; great-grandchildren, Bryar Michalson, of Helena; Adrielle and Kiarra Michalson, of Bozeman; and Nia, Savian and Xavier, of Oxnard, Calif. Lois is also survived by her special companion of many years, Tom Boone, of Helena; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Leroy and Minnie Mae Michalson, of Helena and many, very special nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, husband, Vernon (Mike); grandson, Neil Michalson; her brother, sisters and their spouses, Elbert (Stella) Thompson, Esther (Frank) Honeycutt, Hattie (Edward) Hay, Leona (Dow) Butler, Daisy (Glen) Harbolt and Ruth (Ray) Oswald.
There will be a private family burial. Please send memorials to Florence Crittenton Home or memorial of your choice.