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Lucille Mae (Brooks) Muir

Born: Tue., Jul. 15, 1930
Died: Tue., Apr. 30, 2019


Family to do services at later date


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Stevensville - Lucille Mae Muir (Brooks) 88 of Stevensville MT. passed away on April 30th 2019 in Missoula. Lucille was born in Hitchcock, South Dakota on July 15, 1930, she moved with her family to Hamilton MT as a young child and graduated from Hamilton High school. While in high school Lucille was a majorette and enjoyed socializing with classmates. She married James J. Muir on January 31st 1949 in Grant County, WA. She and James (Jim) eventually moved to Anaconda MT where three of her four children were born. They later moved to Tacoma, WA where her youngest daughter was born. After marriage she kept busy raising her children, she loved her family and enjoyed camping and boating with family and friends. While living in Tacoma she dabbled in real estate and she and her husband Jim, (a pilot), enjoyed flying and occasionally making cross country flights between Washington and Montana. After moving back to Hamilton, she and Jim owned and operated the Sportsman Motel and Restaurant for many years. In her spare time she enjoyed drawing and was quite accomplished in pencil drawings. She also was a percussionist in a band with her husband Jim and other relatives, performing at local events and venues. Lucille and Jim were married 52 years. She is survived by her children, Joyce Muir, Sherry Sandvik (Bob), Marilyn Bonner (John), James Alec Muir (Nita) and Michelle Muir (James Styler). She was preceded in death by husband James J. Muir. Lucille had a quiet demeanor and a gentle soul. She was always happy, smiling and took life in stride with a most positive attitude. She was also an avid reader and always kept up with current events. She cherished time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Lucille had many lifelong friends.

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