Memorial services will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, April 26, 2013 at the Choteau Seventh Day Adventist Church for Marie Martin, age 85 of Choteau, MT. who died from natural causes, Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the Teton Medical Center in Choteau, MT.. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Gorder Jensen Funeral Home and burial of her cremated remains will be in the Hillside Cemetery in Conrad, MT.
Marie was born December 3, 1927 near Valier, MT, the daughter of Everett and Orpha (Moore) Bilbro. She had worked as an administrator in several offices.
She enjoyed gardening,, bird watching, and crocheting. Marie was an avid reader and enjoyed working puzzles, especially crossword puzzles. She was a member of the Fairfield Women's Eagles Lodge and a member of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.).
Marie is survived by children: Laura (Mike) Smith of Camas, WA, Susan Luinstra of Choteau, MT, Ellen Gauthier of Great Falls, MT and Lou Ann (Ken) Scott of Spokane, WA.; brothers: Cecil Bilbro of Boise, ID, John Bilbro of Palm Desert, CA, Walter Bilbro of Kalispell, MT; a sister: Louella Wall of Plentywood, MT; 10 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Bob Bilbro; a sister, Evelyn Bilbro; and a grandson, Christopher Crawford.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Spokane, 121 S. Arthur; PO Box 215; Spokane, WA 99210; to The Animal Foundation of Great Falls; PO Box 3426; Great Falls, MT 59403 or to The Bynum School Music Program; PO Box 766; Bynum, MT 59419.
Online condolences may be left at www.gorderjensenfuneralhome.com