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Hellen R. Squires
1915 – 2013
Hellen Rogney Squires, 98, passed away on September 30, at Clare Bridge Home in Salem, OR, where she lived the last three years. She was born in Jesse, ND, and lived most of her school years in Bozeman. She attended Western Montana College of Education in Dillon and met her husband, Wilber L. Squires, while there. She taught kindergarten and later some grade school PE classes in Dillon. Hellen and Wilber moved in 1957 to Helena, where she worked with her husband in his drug store. They enjoyed a yearly cruise or trip to different areas of the country and overseas. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and playing cards. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Wilber; her son, David; and a granddaughter, Jamie. She is survived by: daughter Diana Knoyle and her husband, Mel, and grandsons M. Douglas and Timothy Scott Knoyle, all of Salem, OR; daughter-in-law Annette E. Squires and granddaughter Annette D. Squires, of Vista, CA; grandaughter Diana L. Squires, of East Helena; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Nov. 16 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Salem, OR, and burial will be in the family plot at Mountain View Cemetery in Dillon. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.