Alvin L. Hennen, age 91, of Billings formerly of Miles City, passed away on May 11, 2014 at St. John’s Lutheran Nursing Home in Billings, MT.
Alvin was born in Sidney MT on Jan. 12th, 1923 to Lyman & Eva (Hajny) Hennen. He attended high schools in Sidney. In 1946 he married Alice Miller, they had 6 children; Donald, Robert, Rita, Richard, Donna & Lynn. He worked at several jobs over the years retiring from the Miles City Moose Lodge where he lived until 2012. He most recently lived in Billings at St. Johns Nursing Home.
Alvin was a good natured guy, always had a smile and a joke or story to tell. Stricken by polio at 17 while in the Conservation Corp he spent 1 ½ years at Letterman’s General Hospital in San Francisco.
Alvin was preceded in death by his parents, a bother Buster, sisters Gladys & Geneva, daughter Donna, son Lynn, step-daughter Jann and longtime companion Lucille Nielsen. He is survived by sister Anna Rose Martin of Billings, Betty Randall of Helena, children Donald, Robert, Rita, & Richard, step-children Marlee “Kay” Baxter, Betty Nielsen, Sandi Barnes, Mark Nielsen and Kelly Pierce, also several grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff for their care & compassion over the last 2 years. Alvin was very blessed to have the loving care he received.
Services will be held Tuesday, May 13th at 1pm at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary at 1001 Alderson Ave, Billings MT. Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Miles City is in charge of the arrangements.