Lillian Marie Sweeten, age 75, of Circle passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 in Circle.
She was born on March 13, 1940 in Everett, Washington to Marjorie and Ernest Millholland. In 1943, along with her sister Jean and her brothers Jim and Mike, she was put in the home of Magnus Simmons and Aleda Borkavick as their foster children where they would remain until becoming adults. She attended East Sunnyside Elementary school and graduated from Lake Stevens High School in June of 1959. Lillian went to beauty college in 1960 and became a hairdresser. She worked at the Bates Beauty Salon and the Bonmarche Beauty Salon for 20 years until opening her own hair salon on Colby Avenue. In 1992 Lillian and Troy moved to Noxon, Montana. After Troy died, she moved to Circle, Montana.
Lillian leaves behind her sisters: Jean and Joann; brothers: Frank, Gilbert, Tony, Tom and Richard; her sister-in-law Claudia; many nieces and nephews and a very special brother Ladelle Borkavick; and many wonderful friends in Washington and Montana
Special people in Lillian’s life were Gary and Sandy Sperine who have cared for her for over 30 years, the Curtis Sisters: Laurie Shennum, Sandy Larsen, and Jean Haynie who were so good to take her shopping; and the staff of the McCone County Nursing Home for all their wonderful care.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. the Riverview Cemetery in Circle. Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Circle is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.