ST. IGNATIUS — Maria A. Gress, 84, passed away Thursday at St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena.
Maria was born to Mike and Pepretua (Waliser) Gress on June 18, 1925 in Hysham, Montana.
She was preceded in death by her siblings and parents as well as her oldest daughter, Patricia Sloan.
She leaves behind her children and their families including Ly Traversie of Ronan, Clay (Ann) Sloan of Pablo, Sandy K. Castor of St. Ignatius, Lorma Sloan of Ronan, Liberty (Vern) Plouffe of Pablo, John Roy Sloan of Spokane, Victoria (Dale) DeLack of Helena, Caroline DeRosia of Kalispell and Crystal (Terry) McLure of Spokane numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.
A service was held May 9 in the St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in St. Ignatius with Fr. Andrew Maddock, S.J. officiating.