By HDN Staff
BELLINGHAM, Wash. Severt Theodore (Sid) Dallum, 97, died
Monday, Feb. 19, 2001 at a Bellingham, Wash. hospital of
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Pondera Valley
Lutheran Church in Conrad with final interment at Hillside
Cemetery in Conrad.
Dallum was born June 12, 1903 in Oslo, Minn. to John Joseph
Dallum and Betsy Louise Odegaard. He married Lillian Irene
Rustad of Hawley, Minn. on Sept. 26, 1926.
Dallum had a long meat-cutting career that began with F.A.
Buttrey, Co. in Havre. He continued his career in Malta,
Harlem, Chinook, and Conrad. In Chinook, he established and
operated the Silver State Meatpacking Co. for several years
before settling in Conrad.
Dallum was a member of the Pondera Lutheran Church and the
Masonic Lodge in Conrad.
He was an avid sports fisherman and hunter throughout his
Dallum and his wife retired to Bellingham in 1995 and
resided at the Rosewood Villa, the Sehome Convalescent
Center and then the Shuksan Care Center until his death.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Lillian
Dallum; daughter, Anna Mae O'Brien of Conrad; two
Survivors include his daughters, Betty Hay of Harlem,
Harriet Hatch of Bellingham, Wash., Lila Dean of Conrad,
Sharon Woodin of Santa Ana, Calif.; 15 grandchildren;
numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren; and several
nieces, nephews and friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jones Funeral Home
in Bellingham and Pondera Fu