Mary Ellon Ward passed away early Tuesday morning, Dec. 11 in The Dalles, Ore. She is survived by her husband, Donald O. Ward and 8 of their children, (Doreen, Judy, Marcy, Linda, Peggy, Nancy, Todd and Susie) plus numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. One son, Rick preceded her in death. She spent many years raising the large family in Oceanside, Calif. but most recently has lived in Montana, first West Yellowstone and more recently Bozeman. In lieu of flowers they would appreciate donations in her name to Alzheimer's research.
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Dec. 21, 2012