ROCKY BOY Alma Morsette Cohee, 73, a resident of Black Eagle, died Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at Benefis East Campus in Great Falls of natural causes.
A wake service began Wednesday and will continue through today at the Rocky Boy Senior Citizens Center. Her funeral service will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at the Rocky Boy Senior Citizens Center. Burial will follow at the Rocky Boy Cemetery. A fellowship luncheon will be held at the senior center immediately after the graveside services. Alma was born Nov. 16, 1933, in Rocky Boy to Joseph and Ida (Gardipee) Morsette. She attended schools in Rocky Boy and Flandreau, S.D. She lived in Helena and then moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., where she met and married Davey Cohee in 1981. Alma had three passions in life: decorating her yard, listening to Garth Brooks and country music, and the most precious of all were her grandchildren. Alma was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; one sister; two children; one granddaughter; and her husband, Dave Cohee. Survivors include her sons, Richard Morsette Sr. Of Helena, Lloyd Morsette of Helena and Bobby Pronteau of Fort Collins, Colo.; daughter, Wilma (Bill) Lavenger of Billings; stepsons, Paul Pronteau of Narragansett, R. I.; Charles Pronteau of Jacksonville, Fla.; brothers, Victor (Elaine) Morsette of Pegram, Tenn., Jim (Fran) Morsette of Rocky Boy, Richard Morsette of Rocky Boy and Danny Morsette of Bremerton, Wash.; sisters, Delene Wells of Rocky Boy and Doris (Ted) Gomez of Kyle, Texas; 30 grandchildren; six greatngrandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements have been entrusted to Holland and Bonine Funeral Home.