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Jean Sinclair Shirriff

  • Born: 25 Apr 1917, Livingston, Park, Montana, USA 75
  • Marriage: Charles Grover Waddell on 20 Jan 1934 in Livingston, Park, Montana, USA
  • Died: 27 Dec 2000, Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, USA at age 83

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Billings Gazette Obituary, 12/27/2000:

Jean Sinclair Waddell, 83, of Billings, died Wednesday, Ded. 27, 2000 at her home.

Jean was born April 26, 1917, at Livingston, the daughter of George and Hazel (Hornbeck) Shirriff. She moved with her parents to Billings at the age of three. Her father was an agent with the Northern Pacific Railroad, so she was able to travel extensively on the railroad throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Jean married Charles Grover Waddell on Jan. 20, 1934, in Livingston. They made their home in Billings. They spent their happiest times at their cabin they had for 60 years on the 400 Ranch near Red Lodge.

Jean baked wedding cakes for many years in Billings. She was actively involved in scouting, 4H, other youth organizations, including being past guardian of Bethel #3 of the Job Daughters and was active in the Billings Saddle Club. She was member of the First Church of Christ Scientist in Billings and the Mother Church in Boston, past matron of Friendship Chapter #124, OES, and a very active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Jean was involved with the Festival of Nations in Redlodge and was proud of ther Scottish heritage. A great joy in her life was music of all kinds.

Jean is survived by a daughter, Patricia Waddell of Billings; two sons, David (Sherry) Waddell of Park City and Donald (Carole) Waddell of Dundee, Ore.; a brother, Robert (Ruth) Shirriff of Birmingham, Ala.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles in 1993 and a daughter, Janice in 1984.

Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Smith's West Chapel, 304 34th St. West.


Jean married Charles Grover Waddell, son of Charles Augusta Waddell and Inez Mary Grover, on 20 Jan 1934 in Livingston, Park, Montana, USA. (Charles Grover Waddell was born on 13 May 1913 in Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, USA,88 died on 12 Mar 1993 in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, USA 88 and was cremated on 9 Nov 1993 in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, USA.)

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