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Arlette Steed

September 3, 1946 — June 6, 2014

Arlette Joy Mann Steed, age 67, of Choteau, MT, passed on June 6, 2014 after a long, hard struggle with cancer. Arlette was bon September 23, 1946 to Verna Rorvik Mann and Arnold Dean Mann at Great Falls, MT.

She grew up n Great Falls and Southern California. Arlette graduated from Great Falls High School in 1964. She married Carl L. Steed on June 19, 1964. They were preparing to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Arlette continued her education, earning an Associate Degree in accounting and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Evergreen State College in Washington State. She worked in various positions over the years. She spent 17 years working in the Rochester School District in Washington State as a special education teacher's aide and as the high school assistant librarian. She also raised 2 sons, Nicholas and Brian.

She loved working with children. She lived in Washington State for over 30 years. She was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many callings over the years. She loved the youth of the church She retired in 2004 and then she and Carl served a mission for the church in Nauvoo, Illinois. Upon completion of that they returned to Montana and built their house just north of Choteau.

Arlette is survived by her mother, Verna Lennon and husband, Carl of Choteau, son Nicholas (Shania) Steed of Valencia, CA, Brian (Sheri) Steed of Leavenworth, KS, eight grandchildren and one great grandson, siblings Reed Mann of Phoenix, AZ, Roderick Mann of Ronan, MT, Janice Brown of San Antonio, TX and Kevin Mann of Sacramento, CA and stepsisters: Alice Lennon of Helena, MT and Beverly Haflinger of Missoula.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arnold D. Mann and her step-father, Lawrence G. Lennon.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00AM, July 2, 2014 at the Choteau Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints Ward Chapel in Choteau, MT with interment at the Choteau Cemetery under the direction of Gorder Jensen Funeral Home.

The scriptures tell us to let our light shine, and that a light upon a hill cannot be hid. Arlette was a light shining on a hill, sometimes she was a sparkler and every once in a while she was a firecracker. She was and will forever be the light of our lives.

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