Ella Ling Anderson remembered by Jerry Halter

I must have written a story and in it mentioned the name of Ella Ling Anderson because I got a letter back from Jerry Halter who had a lot to say about Ella.

Here is what I know. Ella’s mother was a Gros Ventre and a charter member of the Van Orsdel Methodist Church. She married a Ling and they had quite an early life as they were picking up and moving from one place to another. Finally Mr. Ling became the weatherman here in Havre. Ella ran the sheet music department at Buttrey’s Department Store and also played the piano or organ for the silent movies that would come to town. Ella’s mother go...