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Jim Price

June 15, 1935 — May 3, 2012

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, May 14, 2012 at the Community Bible Church in Fort Benton, Montana for Jim Prescott Price, age 76, of Choteau, Mt and formerly of Ft. Benton, Mt who died Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Teton Nursing Home in Choteau, Mt from natural causes. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Gorder Jensen Funeral Home of Choteau.

Jim was born June 15, 1935 in McVille, ND, the son of Elmer and Agnes (Jorgenson) Price. He was married to Marion "Toots" Hogoboom on Sept. 24, 1955 in Lakota, ND and they later divorced. He married Lori Sallgren on July 5, 1985 and they later divorced. Jim was a US Army veteran and a tool salesman and he also did carpentry work. Jim farmed in Tolna, ND specializing in raising turkeys.

Jim moved to Ft. Benton in 1980 from North Dakota and then to Miles City, MT in 1982. He returned to Ft. Benton in 2003 and then came to Choteau in 2011. He enjoyed carpentry work and playing pool and billiards. He was a member of the American Legion.

He is survived by his mother, Norma Wegernest of Oaks, ND, his children: Paula (Tony) Jaconetty of Choteau, MT, Jamie (Wendy)Price of Mooresville, NC, Nancy (Joe) Steckler of Las Vegas, NV, Cole (Brenda)Price of Ft. Benton, MT, and Breanna Price of Miles City, MTand Jonathan Price, of Sidney, MT; a sister: Mary Ann Price of Brainerd, MN, Ray Price of Townsend, MT and Richard Price of Jamestown, ND; grandchildren: Mick (Megan) Larson of Ft. Collins, CO, Shea Larson of St. George, UT, Kelly (Megan) Steckler of Korea, Sheena (Chad) Blessing of Newberry Springs, CA, Jessica Price of Lisbon, ND, Treva Price of Ft. Benton, MT, Janie, Nicole and Kayla Clarke, all of Mooresville, Ca; and great grandchildren: Audrey Larson of Ft. Collins, Co, Ashton, Ellie and Reid Larson, all of St. George, UT and Karlynn Steckler of Korea.

He was preceded in death by his biological mother, Agnes Jorgenson, his father, Elmer Price, a son: Darrin Price, and a brother, Dick Price.

Anytime you were with Jim was an adventure and you never knew what kind of adventure to expect. Jim would do anything, for anyone, anytime. He truly was one of a kind.

Memorials are suggested to the Teton Nursing Home; Choteau, MT. Online condolences may be left at
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