The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Glenn Milton Pursley


September 6, 2017

Chinook, mt

Glenn Milton Pursley, 78, passed away on August 21st 2017 at his home in Chinook, MT. The viewing was held on August 25th 2017 from 2:00pm -5:00pm at Edwards Funeral Home in Chinook MT. The Funeral Service was held at St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church on August 26th 2017 starting at 11:00am.

Glenn was born on September 25th 1938 to Milton and Verla Pursley in Havre, MT. He grew up on the Peel Place and the Randall Place in the Bear Paw Mountains east of Big Sandy. After graduating from high school in 1957, he joined the Army National Guard. He later moved his family to Chinook where he farmed and then later retired. The love of farming, working on machinery, redoing his old cars was his passion all of his life. He loved anything mechanical- cars, pickups, farm equipment, model trains, and even model planes.

Other activities Glenn enjoyed was visiting with neighbors, looking through photos, having coffee with his buddies, and spending time with family whether it was a trip with them or playing trains with his grandsons.

He survived by his children Tammie Pursley of Havre, and Wade (Lourdes) Pursley of Zurich. Grandchildren, Racheal (Kent) Heilig of Turner, Curtis (Sheena) Pursley of Harlem, Laramie(Silas) Smith of Dillon, Jory Pursley of Bosie ID, Kayceen Pursley of Kalispell, Jase Pursley, Benjamin Pursley and Denali Pursley of Zurich. His constant canine companions – Katie and Kathi of Chinook, and many great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by parents Milton and Verla Pursley, son Wesley, great granddaughters Paige Heilig and Kenley Heilig and canine companions Toto, Penny, and Porter.



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