Mamie Wallenberg, 97, of Bozeman passed away Friday, June 26, 2009.
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Mamie was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 16, 1912, to Michael and Mary Lazuka.
She married George Wallenberg on June 3, 1939, in Chicago.
In 1952 Mamie and George moved to the east shore of Flathead Lake. In 1976, they moved to Polson. She moved to Bozeman in 1985 to be near family.
She worked as a candy maker at the Stop and Shop for ten years and as a homemaker on the east shore of Flathead Lake for 25 years. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, gardening, and loved volunteering to help others. In 1981 she was honored as volunteer of the year at St. Josephs Convalescent Home in Polson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George; three sisters, Alvina Lazuka, Victoria Klem, and Helen Spodark; and three brothers, Walter, John, and Michael Lazuka.
Survivors include her daughters, Dorothy (William) Hathaway of Bozeman, and Betty (John ) Scheetz of Bridger; four grandchildren, Richard Hathaway of Bozeman, Jeri Hathaway (Dan) Arndt of Marysville, Wash., Gerry (Stacy) Scheetz of Helena; Rebecca Scheetz Laramie of Denver, Colo.; and two great-grandchildren, Kristine and Samantha Arndt of Marysville, Wash.
Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 2, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church; visitation at the church will be from 9:15 to 9:50 a.m. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made in her name to a charity of one's choice.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.dahlcares.com.
Dahl Funeral Chapel
300 Highland Boulevard
Bozeman, MT 59715
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on June 30, 2009