Verna M. Frost
Sep 19, 1908 - Apr 27, 2009
Verna M. Frost passed away Monday afternoon April 27, 2009 at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander, Wyoming. She was 100 years old.
A viewing will be 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, May 3, 2009 at the Fulkerson Funeral Home in Sidney, Montana. A graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday May 4, at the Sidney Cemetery next to her husband Lon E. Frost. A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 11, 2009 at the St. John Lutheran Church in Riverton with Pastor Michael Johnson officiating.
Verna was born September 19, 1908 in Midland, South Dakota the daughter of Charles Logan and Jessamine (Richey) Walter. At the age of five they moved to Richey, MT where she attended school and graduated from Richey High School. She then attended college in Dillon, MT and received her teaching certificate. She taught elementary school for 12 years in McCone, Dawson and Richland counties. She then became office manager for the Richland County ASC office and retired from that position 13 years later.
She married Lon E. Frost in Lewistown, MT in 1932. They farmed on the Frost homestead in the Elmdale community of Richland County until 1936 when they moved to Sidney and Lon became under sheriff and then Justice of the Peace.
Verna was active throughout her life in Sidney at Lonsdale Methodist Church teaching Sunday school and serving as church secretary. She was also active in PEO, Eastern Star, Rainbow mother advisor and Demolay mother. She enjoyed ceramic classes and spent each day of her life looking for the fun, beauty and excitement the world had to offer.
After her husband passed away in 1975, she married Russell Danielson and moved to Billings, MT. They later divorced.
She is survived by her daughter Joy Vosburgh and husband, Bob of Richland, WA; son Charles Frost and wife Martha Kay of Riverton, WY; Four grandchildren, Jeri Lynn Vosburgh, Brian Vosburgh, David Frost and Nancy Frost Kramer; four great grandchildren, John and Charles Kramer and Andrew and Carolyn Frost and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, mother, father and two brothers.
Memorials may be made to the Montana Talking Book Library, 1514 East 6th Ave., P.O. Box 201800, Helena, Montana 59260-1800 or a charity of the donor’s choice.
On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton and the Fulkerson Funeral Home of Sidney.