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Donald Ward Powelson was born in the home of a midwife on 2nd Street in Havre, Mont., on June 30, 1919, a year after the great Spanish flu pandemic.

He lived most of his life in Havre until moving to Saint John's Moorberg and Jensen Cottages in Billings, Mont., for the last few years of his life. Don died in Billings on June 25, 2010, surrounded by his children and their spouses, five days before his 91st birthday.

Don Powelson was the only child of Mark and Clara Burns Powelson.

The family homesteaded north of Chinook and moved to Havre when Don was 4 years old. In later years, he enjoy...

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