Dee Lane Mahoney 1935 ~ 2016

SWAN VALLEY - Dee Lane Mahoney passed away March 16 in her home surrounded by her family.

Dee was born July 24, 1935 to Merle and Georgia Ziegler in Kemmerer, Wyo. She had fond memories of her childhood with her Grandmother Tanner in Kemmerer.

She was an accomplished seamstress and used her talent to support her family for many years. In the 1980's, she went to work as a secretary at Thiokol in the Tool Inspection Division, where they made parts for the Peacekeeper, Minuteman Missile and Space Shuttle Boosters. Dee's hobbies were sewing, needlework, canning, genealogy and crafting beautiful quilts.

Dee married John LaVern Mahoney Dec. 31, 1989 and together they made their home in the Swan River Valley, Mont. She loved the picturesque scenery and the variety of wildlife.

She is survived by husband John Mahoney; sons Jeff (Claudia) and Steve (Barbara) Nostrom; twelve grandchildren; two great grandchildren; step children Glenda (Earl) Lacy and Jim(Renee) Mahoney; two step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren and her siblings Robert, Warren, Shirley, Charles and Lucy. Dee was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter Amanda and step grandson DeLon.

A Celebration of Dee's Life will take place July 24 in Condon, Mont.


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