Jeanette K DeWolf, 80, passed away July 2, 2019 after a long hard battle fought with cancer.
Jeanette was born in Whitehall, Montana to Herb and Minnie Carver and was 1 of 3 children, sisters Barbara and Marlene. She grew up in Montana, traveling from mining camp to mining camp as her father was a hard rock miner. Her mother was employed for many years at the Parrot.
Jeanette enjoyed traveling, riding horses, her dogs, knitting, crocheting, sewing, and crafts. She was involved in rescuing Chinese Crested dogs and very active in organizing and planning high school class reunions.
Jeanette married George DeWolf, one of the “By Golly Boys” of Union Market fame in 1973. They enjoyed traveling and spending time at the cabin on Canyon Ferry Lake.
She is survived by her two children, Vicki DeYoung Bartel of Fallon, Nevada and Dirk DeYoung of Helena, 3 nieces, Patty Kingen of New Mexico, Tina (Pat) Screnar, and Lyra Powell both of Helena, nephews Mike McLaughlin of Livingston, and Ray (Alexis) Powell of Helena; great niece Kristin (Chris) Dulaney of Bozeman and their children Tyler and Mackenna, and great nephew Ryan Screnar of Helena. George’s children Sue DeWolf of Butte, Joe (Nikki) DeWolf of Montana City, and Kelly DeWolf of Clancy; grandchildren Jenifer DeWolf of Helena, Jason DeWolf of Sacramento, CA, Mike Keck (Angela) of Dillon; and great grandchildren Seely, Faith, Chance, Kendall, and Kaitlyn.
The family would like to thank Dr. Weiner and the St. Peter’s Cancer Treatment Center staff for their care and compassion during her battle with cancer and the nurses on the Oncology floor of St. Peters Hospital who came to know Jeanette and took exceptional care of her during her many stays there.
A memorial service celebrating Jeanette’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 12th at Life Covenant Church, 800 N. Hoback St. in Helena. A reception will follow the service in the fellowship hall of the church. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeanette’s name are suggested to the Lewis & Clark Humane Society, P.O. Box 4455, Helena, MT 59604.