Fred’s relationship with Jesus Christ was the most important decision in his life. Fred believed that it was important to read his Bible and pray at the beginning of every day. Cool, you and your family were automatically added to his prayer list. A cremation has taken place and a memorial service will follow at a later date in Glasgow, Montana. Preceding Lona in death was her grandfather Leslie Russel Hanson, Sr., her husband Paul Highfill; daughter Kitty (Eileen) Karr Stockdale; son Tim Karr; brother L.
He lived a life that reflected Christ and the Bible was his guide. Russ “Uncle Bum” Hanson, Jr.; Mother Vera (Duke) Hanson (California/Texas who took a covered wagon from Indian Territory to Texas as a child). Marie; Johnny Sterling Barnes of Monument Valley, Arizona; sister Mary Ridenour of Tucson, Arizona; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Tillie attended school in Frazer, Montana, then she went on to cosmetology school in Chicago.
Teresa Gail Watson Lenart, age 61, of West, Texas, died surrounded by family on Friday, January 12, 2018, at Hillcrest Hospital in Waco, Texas. While in Montana, she attended college and graduated with honors to become a licensed addiction counselor for the state of Montana, and while in Glasgow, helped a lot of people.
An “Independence Day Baby”, Teresa was born July 4th, 1956 to Ray and Vivian Watson in San Diego, California. A straight shooter, she was loved and adored by her co-workers and clients.
Visitation will be Thursday February 9, 2018 from 6 – 8pm at the Bell Chapel.
Services will be Saturday February 10, 2018 at the Frazer Community Hall with a viewing at am and the service beginning at pm.
Teresa’s hobbies included listening to classic country and golden oldies —which she dearly loved —and playing games on her tablet.
She also enjoyed crocheting, social media and riding horses.
During the rest of the year, they resided at their home in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Fred and Lois resided in their Larslan home until 2014 when they moved to Coupeville, Washington to be closer to their daughter and son-in-law. Fred is survived by his wife and sweetheart of 66 years, Lois of Coupeville, Washington; son, Stephen (Carol) of Glasgow, Montana; grandson, Joseph (Jennifer) of Bardstown, KY; grandson, Justin (Amanda) of Calais, Maine; son, Wesley (Jackie) of Glendive, Montana; grandson, Treven (Alicia); great grandchildren, Peyton and Conall of Glendive, Montana; granddaughter, Trenna (Bob) Antonelli; great grandchildren, Jayden, Genesis, Noelle, Gabrielle of Rifle, Colorado ; daughter, Wendi Tow (Mike Anderson) of Oak Harbor, Washington; grandson, Micah Tow (Alexis Elsevier) of Oak Harbor, Washington; granddaughter, Chelsi (Sean) Simpson of Pinehurst, North Carolina; sister-in-law, Joanne (Montag) Ohlin and brother-in-law, John Ohlin of Springfield, Missouri; cousin, Conrad (Carol) Eckert of Stevensville, Montana and many cousins. She was a high-roller at the Montana Bar where Paul Monson was one of her dear friends.
In 1962, the Cool family permanently moved to Larslan, Montana to run the farm and raise sheep and pigs. Fred was a member and deacon of the Assembly of God church in Glasgow, Montana. Fred is preceded in death by his father, Frederick; mother, Ruth; sister, Dorothea Alice Bertelsen; brother-in-law, Verner Bertelsen; sister, Violet Mae Belling; brother-in-law, Olaf Belling; grandson, John Wesley Cool; father-in-law, John Montag; mother-in-law, Esther (Schroeder) Montag; brother-in-law, John Montag, Jr. She also enjoyed a little TV as well as collecting John Wayne memorabilia and collecting porcelain Indian dolls, among other collectibles.
On September 24, 1954, Wesley Frederic Cool joined their family. She was very well liked and respected to all who knew her upbeat, endearing personality. They had homes next to each other in Lomita, California. Marie in the late 80’s, was a snow bird, going to California in the winters. Marie a couple of weeks each summer, and before you knew it, Lona moved here in April 1994.