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Cora Hiett Obituary (1930 – 2021) – Missoula, MT

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Cora A. Hiett

Cora A. Hiett went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 24, 2021. She died peacefully in her wonderful Missoula residence of 54 several years, surrounded by her loved ones.

Cora is survived by her beloved partner of 69 several years, Wayne J. Hiett, her 5 little ones, Kathryn, Susan, Wayne, Joe and Nancy, and 9 grandchildren and 1 fantastic grandchild. Cora was born on October 10, 1930, in Billings to Lewis T. Higdem and Elsie Rogers Higdem. Right after graduating from Senior Higher University in 1948, Cora moved to Helena to work very first for the Condition Unemployment Fee and then the IRS. It was in Helena that Cora achieved Wayne and she understood he was the a person for her at to start with sight. They did not marry, nonetheless, till 1952 as Wayne was termed to obligation by the Military Corp of Engineers for the Korean War. Soon after Wayne was identified as into the Army, Cora determined to satisfy a childhood desire and she enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Just after finishing standard education, Cora was assigned to the Office environment of the Admiral of the Potomac River Naval Command outside of Washington, D.C. When Wayne concluded his tour of duty in Korea, he followed Cora to Washington, D.C., the place they ended up married on June 20, 1952. Shortly thereafter, the pair returned to Montana, enrolled in the University of Montana in Missoula, and started their family members.

Cora saved occupied for the upcoming various yrs with the lots of curricular and extracurricular routines of her 5 young children. This involved volunteering as “Space Mother” and Class Librarian, staying an unofficial “cheerleader” at all manner of college sporting occasions, and staying a Den Mom to several Scout troops. Even university-closing snow storms would not prevent Cora from epic Suburban journeys to get lots of little ones dwelling safely. Cora continued a quantity of these activities with her grandchildren. In later years, she also aided Wayne run his business, Missoula Forest Goods.

In her leisure time, Cora beloved to examine mysteries, get the job done crossword puzzles, play the piano, and go camping with her loved ones. Cora was a member of the Japanese Star. For 40 a long time, Cora was an energetic member in Lolo Neighborhood Church and was accountable for the Church Bulletins for 30 decades. She dearly beloved her “Females of Lolo” Bible Review and fellowship occasions.

Remember to sign up for us in celebrating Cora’s life at Lolo Local community Church, 11897 Lewis & Clark Dr.,Lolo on Thursday, July 29 at 12:00 midday. A graveside company with armed service honors will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, July 29 at the Western Montana Point out Veterans Cemetery, 1911 Tower St., Missoula. In lieu of bouquets, donations can be produced in Cora’s memory to Pinehaven Kid’s Ranch or Lolo Group Church. On line condolences might be still left at

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