Sylvia J. Antila
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Geyser —Sylvia Johanna Antila, 96, of Geyser, passed away of natural causes on November 6, 2013 at a local care facility. A memorial service will be held on November 16 at 2 pm in the Geyser Community Hall.
Sylvia was born March 27, 1917 to Andrew and Hanna Kivi. She was raised and educated in Belt, graduating from high school in 1936. From there she moved to Billings to attend beauty school. Sylvia was married to Edward Antila in Belt in 1939. She was a devoted farm wife, liked to do crafts and crochet, and was known for her good Finn bread. She loved her pet cats.
Sylvia was the last surviving sibling of eight children. She is preceded in death by her husband Edward. Survivors include her daughter Andrea (Gale) Harlow, son Marvin (Joan) Antila; four grandchildren, Mike Antila, Shawn Cox, Shari Eggart and Anita Harlow; as well as three great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the Geyser Raynesford Senior Center at 493 Braun Creek Rd, Geyser, MT 59447.
Condolences to the family may be shared at www.croxfordfuneralhome.com
Published in Great Falls Tribune on Nov. 10, 2013