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Clarence E. Hunter

November 26, 1928 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Clarence Hunter Obituary

Arlee- With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Clarence Edward Hunter, 95, on January 18, 2024.

He was born in St. Ignatius, MT on November 26, 1928 to Charles Hunter and Julia Sorrell. He was the 6th child born to Charles and Julia. Clarence spent his youth on the Flathead Indian Reservation and was a proud member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

As a young adult, Clarence married Mary West and they had 8 children together.  This marriage ended in a divorce and he later married Juanita Ellsworth and they shared one child together. This marriage ended in a divorce. Later in life, Clarence married the love of his life, Dorothy Felsman, and they shared their lives together until Dorothy passed away.

Clarence had a love for the mountains and woods, so he spent his life as a logger. He enjoyed to make small wood carvings that he would sell at flea markets, he loved to play Crib, camping, fishing, hunting, traveling with his wife Dorothy, and taking his grandchildren on trips.

He is preceded in death by his wife: Dorothy Felsman, and mother of his children: Mary West; parents: Charles & Julia Hunter; daughters: Florence Hunter & Lynn Weiss Hunter; siblings: John Hunter (Duke,) Mary Hunter (Maisey,) Mary Hunter (Erma,) Charles Hunter (Chuck,) and Joseph Hunter (Jody.)

He is survived by his children: Alan Skaw (Jill,) Clarence Skaw (Susie,) Glenda Hunter, Russell Hunter, Richard Hunter (Vickie,) and Jeff Hunter (Sue.) He leaves behind numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, January 21, 2024 from 12p.m.-3p.m. at the Long House in St. Ignatius, MT.

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Celebration of Life
Sunday
January 21, 2024

12:00 PM
Long House St. Ignatius

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