Extracted from “The Helena Daily Independent” Published at Helena, Montana Tuesday, September 24, 1935 Page 3:
L.W. DOGGETT, WELL KNOWN RESIDENT OF TOWNSEND, IS DEAD Townsend, Sept. 23. --- (Special) --- L.W. Doggett, 45, well known resident of Broadwater county, passed away at 8:30 this morning of pneumonia following a brief illness.
The body is at the Connors mortuary but will be taken to the family home Tuesday evening where the rosary will be said at 8 o’clock. Funeral services will be held at 10 o’clock Wednesday morning from the Holy Cross church in Townsend with burial in Holy Cross cemetery. ----------------------- Extracted from “The Helena Daily Independent” Published at Helena, Montana Saturday, September 28, 1935 Page 6:
LAST RITES HELD WEDNESDAY FOR BROADWATER RESIDENT Townsend, Sept. 27. --- Funeral services for L.W. Doggett, 45, who died Monday morning of pneumonia following a brief illness, were held Wednesday morning in Holy Cross church. High requiem mass was sung by Father S.J. Sullivan who also gave a beautiful tribute to the memory of the departed one.
Mr. Doggett was born Sept. 19, 1890 in old Diamond City. His home was on the famous El Dorado Bar. His lifetime was spent in Broadwater county and on February 13, 1916 he was united in marriage to Miss Barbara Blake. Since then he lived on a homestead in Meagher county and was under-sheriff of Broadwater county. He also was proprietor of “The Corner” until his health failed and he went to the Galen Sanitarium where he spent five years. He came home a year ago cured of tuberculosis and had enjoyed life with his family again until pneumonia claimed him.
He is survived by his father, Chas. Doggett, his wife and four children, Dorothy, Mary Charlotte, Betty and Dickey; three sisters, Mrs. Sadie Mains of California, Mrs. W.G. Ragan and Mrs. Geo. Zimmerman; one brother, Ralph, of Sunburst. Interment was made in Holy Cross cemetery and the pallbearers were: Arnet Johnson, of Bozeman; Chas. P. Tarrant, Gary Quaintance of Boulder; Fred Miller, Wm. J. Gaab and Ed. Ragen, Jr.
Out of town people here for the funeral services included: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Doggett of Sunburst, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Blake of York, Mary Jane Ragen of Great Falls, R.I. Dickey, J.R. Wine, Chas. Zimmerman, Archie Beaupre, Mrs. Venus Gillogly and Mr. and Mrs. D.J. McCarthy of Helena, Mr. and Mrs. John Lane, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Lane, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lane of Three Forks.
Note: This transcription is provided as a courtesy only. I am not related to, nor do I have any personal knowledge of, the above-named families.