HAMILTON – Mary Beth Nordenstrom, 80, of Hamilton, passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula.
Mary was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Galesville, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late Andrew and Octavia Auseth. Following high school she earned her bachelor’s degree in English and physical education.
Mary married James Bernard Nordenstrom June 3, 1961, and they were married 40 years at the time of his passing. She was involved in the Son of Norway and enjoyed Piano and Clarinet.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband James B. Nordenstrom; daughter, Cara B. Nordenstrom; and cousins, Helen Johnson and Thelma Kanar.
Surviving include her son, Eric Nordenstrom and his wife Shilo Nordenstrom; grandchildren, James, Dani and Sam Nordenstrom all of Corvallis; and son, Kirk Nordenstrom and his wife Kasia Patora of Burien, Washington.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the Corvallis United Methodist Church with Pastor Debra Wacker officiating. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. Arrangements are under the care of the Daly-Leach Chapel in Hamilton.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Bitterroot Humane Society, P.O. Box 57 Hamilton, MT 59840, Pawsitive Works PO Box 1756, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805 or SAFE PO Box 534, Hamilton, MT 59840.