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Louise Hillman Skauge

(Nov. 11, 1918 - Nov. 11, 2012)

Louise Hillman Skauge died at Powell Valley Care Care on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. She was 94.

Louise was born in a cabin southwest of Musselshell, Mont., on Nov. 11, 1918 to John and Annie Gonion. She married Edward Hillman on March 18, 1941. They were happily married for 43 years. Ed died Feb. 18, 1984.

Louise married Harold Skauge on Sept 28, 1985. Harold and Louise lived in Billings until Harold died in December 1998.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Annie Gonion; her first husband, Edward Hillman; her second husband, Harold Skauge; four sisters and two brothers.

Louise is survived by her son Don (Judie) Hillman and daughter Judith Powell Braddish, both of Powell; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Thompson Funeral Home in Powell on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Lee Wisroth officiating. A graveside service will be at the Roundup, Mont., cemetery at a later date.

Cremation has taken place. Thompson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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