Evelene Fulton, age 68, of Broadus passed away on Friday, January 11, 2013 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus.
Evelene was born on February 27, 1944 to Fredric and Ellen Swope in Miles City, Montana. She was raised in Powder River County until the age of 11 when the family moved to Western Montana. On March 23, 1962 George Fulton and Evelen Swope were married at the Swope family home near Lonepine, Montana. Shortly thereafter, in 1963, George and Evelene bought a place on the Powder River at Moorhead, where they ranched until the Lord called them.
Evelene was preceded in death by her husband, George, her parents, and her sisters: Fern Merritt, Kathleen Timlick and Bertha Goettlich. She is survived by her son Hugh (Valli) and his daughter, Nellie (John) Tandy, grandchildren Breiann (Kalan) Pluhar and Darby Fulton, Jake and Samantha Tandy, Bill and Jayme Gaskill; her brothers: Chuck (Ramona) Swope, Clarence (Gladys) Swope, John (Nancy) Swope, Lee (Nelda) Swope, Ronnie (Carol) Swope and a brother in law Rex Merritt.
Services for Evelene & her husband George will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Powder River Congregational church in Broadus, MT. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.