Saturday, April 25, 2009

Pops...

Dwane Eugene “Dewey” Wolfe, age 62, of Miles City passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2009 at the Holy Rosary Health Center.
Dwane was born on May 24, 1946 in Van Nays, California, the son of Kenneth and Nena (Frantz) Wolfe. He attended Bertrad Street Elementary and Sequoia Jr. High schools and graduated from Reseda High School in Reseda, California. Following his schooling, in January of 1966, he joined the United States Army where he served in Germany and upon his honorable discharge, he returned to California. Dwane married Carolyn M. (Carol) Prothro on September 18, 1965 in Woodland Hills, CA. He continued to work for Water and Power as a cable splicer in Los Angeles for 33 years until retiring. He and Carol traveled for a time before moving to Miles City to make their home. Dwane came out of retirement and went to work for Miles City Water Treatment where he has worked for the past six years until his untimely death.
Dwane loved music, traveling, playing Upwords with Carol, spending time with his grandchildren, his job and doing projects around the house. As a young boy, he loved model airplanes, cars, ham radio, and he was recently talking about getting back into flying model airplanes. His number one love was Carol.
Dwane is survived by his wife, Carol Wolfe of Miles City, MT; his parents, Kenneth and Nena Wolfe of Canoga Park, CA; his mother-in-law, Carol Miller of Bakersfield, CA; two sons: Michael (Kirsten) Wolfe of Santa Fe, NM; and James (Dawn) Wolfe of Lancaster, CA; a daughter, Carolyn Green of Seattle, WA; two brothers: Jerry (Barbara) Wolfe of Colorado Springs, CO; and Jim (Jody) Wolfe of Oak Glen, CA; a sister, Sandy (Dan) Callewaert of Saugus, CA; five grandchildren: Mary Notz, Genna Green, Juliette Green, Lila Wolfe and Jimmy Wolfe; a brother-in-law, Joe (Tania) Prothro of Bakersfield, CA; two sisters-in-law: Donna (Bill) Gage of Colorado Springs, CO; and Cindy Prothro of Lancaster, CA and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Joe Prothro and a step father-in-law, Gene Miller.
Visitation will be held on Monday, April 20, 2009 at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Interment will follow in the Eastern Montana State Veteran’s Cemetery in Miles City with full military honors provided by VFW Post 1579.

Just got home late last night. I want to thank all of our family and friends for your love, support, thoughts, cards, emails and prayers. We have felt your support and love through this time and want to let you know how much it means to us.

6 comments:

Channon said...

Thanks for sharing that with us. Another great man has moved on... I'm so sorry for your loss!

Jeannine said...

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. What a great man and life well lived.

Dawn said...

I'm so glad you made it home safely Dawn! I know this has been a very hard time and I'm so sorry. You guys are always in my prayers.....((((((Hugs)))))))

Gnat said...

I'm sorry for your loss and glad you are home safe.

Marisol said...

Hi Dawn,

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You will be in my thought and Prayers that God will comfort you during such a difficult time as this.

g-girl said...

my condolences to you and your family.