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Dixie Lorene Morse Gillin, 84, died in Forsyth, Mont., on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012.
Funeral service were at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Colstrip, Mont., followed by burial at the Forsyth Cemetery.
She was born into the third generation of a Wyoming ranching family — Glenn and Mary (Garrity) Morse — on Jan. 11, 1928, in Gillette. She attended the country school by her family’s ranch, eighth grade in California, high school at Campbell County High School in Gillette, and went to the University of Wyoming in Laramie.
In 1946, at the Broadus Rodeo, she met a handsome young bronc rider named Bill Gillin. On June 15, 1948, they were married in Sheridan and began their life together on their cattle ranch on West Armells Creek, Mont. They had 64 years together.
Mrs. Gillin was a strong and devoted rancher’s wife, a loving mother, a dog wrangler and a wicked card player. She was known for welcoming guests, feeding them well, a love of Ireland, and her sense of humor.
She is survived by her husband; children William Thomas Gillin of Colorado Springs, Colo., TJ Cape of West Armells Creek, Mont., Becky Miller of Colstrip, Mont., and Katy Boos of Bend, Ore.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by siblings Glenda Noteware, Wayne Morse and Jayne Harris Voiles.
Memorials may be sent to St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Colstrip, or to Powder River Chapter DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Memorial Scholarship c/o Dorothy Lang 1018 S. Stacy Miles City, MT 59301.
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