Rhea Wright Shoaff
1925 - 2020

Rhea Wright Shoaff

Rhea Stephens Wright was born Sept. 3, 1925 in Lewistown, Montana; the daughter of Clayton A. and Rhea Stephens Wright. She passed away at Tender Nest in Billings on Nov. 9, 2020.

She attended rural schools in Fergus County until she moved with her family to Billings Montana in 1937. She graduated Billings Senior High in 1947.

After her marriage to John Shoaff in 1947, they farmed on Coombs Flat in Stillwater County where they raised a son and three daughters.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Charlotte, her husband John W., her daughter Patrice and her son John C. Shoaff.

She is survived by her daughter Susan (Tracy) Tobel and their children and grandchildren. Also by her sister-in-law, one niece and four nephews.

As per Rhea's request no service is planned.

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Published by Billings Gazette on Nov. 18, 2020.
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We are so very sorry. Our deepest sympathy and love.
Sue Leuthold
November 20, 2020
I am so very sorry to learn of Rhea´s passing. I have many fond memories of your family and of the life we led in the country. I am also very deeply saddened by the loss of your dad, brother and sisters.
Peggy Bekel Hough
November 18, 2020