Lifetime Gallatin Valley resident Lenore Faye Camp passed away in the afternoon on Nov. 30, 2010. Faye was born, along with her twin sister, on Jan. 26, 1923, to Olin and Bessie (Hubble) Durham in Menard, Mont. Faye graduated from Belgrade High School in 1942.
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On Oct. 10, 1945, Faye married James F. Camp. Together they raised three children, James, Sheryl and Raymon. They were later divorced.
Faye worked at the pea cannery, at local restaurants as a waitress and later as a cook at Montana State University at Roskie-Hedges and the Quads. Finally, she worked as a caregiver and cook for Paul Davidson.
Faye was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary for 52 years where she held all offices and was a past president. Faye volunteered and was involved in many dinners at the club. Later she was a very active volunteer at the Bozeman Senior Center.
Faye enjoyed playing pinochle, marble games and dice. Faye liked basketball and baseball. Faye especially enjoyed watching her sons, grandsons and anyone play basketball and softball. She may have spent more hours at the Bozeman Softball Complex than many of the players. Faye enjoyed time spent with her faithful companion Wheezer, her cat.
Faye was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Maye and Emma; brothers Pete and Donald; granddaughter Erin and grandson Troy.
Faye is survived by her children James (Judy) of Rome, Georgia, Sheryl (Ron) Nutt and Raymon (Betty) of Belgrade; her grandchildren and great grandchildren: Angie (Gary) Brock and Brie; Jason (Jodi) Cierra, Lacey and Caden; Jeff (Dee Dee) Rowdy, Duke and Brody; Troy's daughter Bella; Bret (Jennifer) Elijah and Isaiah; Tony; Ryan (Denise) Rylin; Kali; Nick (Kenzie) Aaden and Zoey.
You will forever be in our hearts and memories. We will miss you, but you will not be forgotten. We Love You GG.
Memorials may be made to Retired Senior Volunteer Program 807 N. Tracy, Bozeman, MT 59715.
Private family graveside services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 7. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Dec. 5, 2010