James Andreas Hart


(June 8, 2002)

James Andreas Hart, 94, died at the Powell Nursing Home on June 8.

He was born on Nov. 8, 1907 in Brunswick, Neb., to Frank G. and Anna Theresa (Brechwald) Hart. He graduated from high school and attended one year of college.

On Aug. 14, 1974, he and Ruth Bygren Grossnickle were married in Laurel, Mont. He was a member of the East End Club and the Powell Senior Citizens.

He is survived by his wife Ruth of Powell; one stepson, John L. Grossnickle and wife Virginia of Keizer, Ore., three stepdaughters, Jeannie F. Bennett of Parma, Idaho, Shirley Hall and husband Raymond of Ontario, Ore., and Charlotte Domenico and husband Joe of Parma, Idaho; a brother, Hubert E. Hart of Powell; sister Clara Mae Laddusaw of Billings, Mont.; nine step-grandchildren, and eight step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Edith, brother Howard L. Hart, and sister Mildred Huggins.

Per his wishes, cremation has taken place. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, June 13, at 1:30 p.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery, with Father Tom Ogg officiating.

Following the graveside service, the family will greet friends at St. Barbara's Catholic Center for refreshments and fellowship.

Miratsky-Easton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.