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Myrna Anne (Anderson) Varner

Born: Sat., Jun. 20, 1942
Died: Thu., Apr. 29, 2021


Memorial Service

2:00 PM Fri., May 07, 2021
Location: Bitterroot Valley Church of the Nazarene


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Victor - Myrna Anne Varner passed away at home surrounded by her family on April 29, 2021. She was born on June 20, 1942 to Oscar and Louise Anderson in Dillon, Montana. The family moved to the Bitterroot in 1954 where she remained. She married Buck Varner July 30, 1960, enjoying a wonderful partnership of 60 years. Myrna worked as a legal assistant for 49 years for Tom Koch and later, Larry Johnson. She loved her work and the people she encountered. Myrna's retirement brought many games of pinochle, Friday coffee with longtime friends, sharing her love of gardening, and trading books with reading enthusiasts. Myrna was well known for her thoughtful and giving spirit, always at a neighbor's door with her hands full with food, flowers, and love. She is survived by her husband, Buck; daughter, Wendie Peterson (Ed); son, Jack Varner; grandchildren, Lexie Favaro (Gary), Carson Varner, Jacqueline Peterson, Preston Peterson (Nycole); great­ grandchildren, AJ (Alexander Joseph) Barry and Avery Nash; sister, Edith Powell (David); nieces and nephews, Doug Moran, Rod Moran (Deb), Scott Moran, Justin Anderson (Kerry), Jeanette O'Brien (Paddy); and Ellie Powell. Myrna was a wonderful wife, mother, mother-in-law, sister, aunt and friend. She is preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Louise Anderson; brother, Eddie Anderson; and sisters-in law Cleo Guenther and Ruthie Varner. A service to remember Myrna will take place on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 2:00 P.M.at the Bitterroot Valley Church of the Nazarene. In lieu of flowers, please consider giving in memory of Myrna to the Marcus Daly Hospice, 1257 Westwood Drive, Hamilton, MT 59840 or the Victor Booster Club. The family wishes to thank Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Hospice services for providing loving and tender care during her final days. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.whitesittfuneralhome.com.

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Neil and Sue Varner
   Posted Sat May 01, 2021
Our deepest condolences for the loss of Myrna.
We truly enjoyed all the wonderful times
we were able to spend with the family.
Myrna and Buck always made us feel so
welcome in their home. She surely will be missed.




Joyce Tarowsky
   Posted Sun May 02, 2021
I have only seen Myrna less than ten times, but I feel like I know her. I know she was the best sister ever, and Edi will sorely miss her. I know that she had the kindest heart by taking care of people who needed a friend, or food, or a ride to the doctors. I know she was an extremely hard worker. She would do her job in an office and then come home to wrestle cows or help them give birth. You name it, Myrna did it. But she also took time to play. She loved to gamble. Victor, Montana has certainly lost one of its best. My condolences to the family. You are in my prayers.

Stevie Hoblitt
   Posted Mon May 03, 2021
I was so sad to learn of Myrna's passing. My grandparents, Ralph and Lydia McVey, and parents, Blanche (McVey) and Billy Hoblitt, were neighbors of Buck and Myrna. Because of Myrna, they were clients of Tom Koch and later, Larry Johnson. Our family has fond memories of Myrna. May she rest in peace. She is now able to enjoy the face of Jesus.

lois schreckendgust
   Posted Mon May 03, 2021
So very sorry for the loss of your loved one! She was a wonderful person. Lots of prayers and thoughts.

Nancy Sue Johnson
   Posted Mon May 03, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with all of Myrna's family. What a reunion there is with her parents and Brother Ed. May you all find Peace and Comfort. God Bless you All.

Pam Hill-Harmon
   Posted Mon May 03, 2021
We are Sorry to hear of Myrna’s passing. I have many fond memories of her kindness, love, and beautiful smile. Sending hugs filled with comfort and love to you all. 💙

Sandra Varner LaChsnce
   Posted Tue May 04, 2021
Myrna was dearly loved and a truly awesome woman. Praying for the family may the many loving joyful memories bring you comfort. 🙏 as sorrowful as it is for us think of the joyful reunion she is having with all of the family on the other side ❤ Thank you Myrna for all the love and friendship over the years I always look forward to walking with you around your gardens
You have always had a big influence on my life Forever in my ❤

Jeanie (Babbitt) Hansard
   Posted Wed May 05, 2021
My sincere sympathies to Buck and all the family. Myrna was a wonderful lady and I’m sending many condolences and prayers!

Joanne Puccinelli/Boston
   Posted Wed May 05, 2021
Please accept sincere condolences for Myrna's death. I have many wonderful memories of her from when we were her neighbors in Victor. I raised our 4 McDermott kids in Victor. She was a wonderful role model for our family--hard-working, fun, and always ready to lend a helping hand. She will be missed by many.
Love & prayers,
Joanne

Muriel E Gooder
   Posted Thu May 06, 2021
I was so heartbroken to hear of Myrna's passing. She was an incredible women, wonderful friend, and a hoot to work with. My deepest sympathies go out to the family. You will all be in my prayers. Lovingly and prayerfully, Muriel "Pete"

Megan Dart
   Posted Fri May 07, 2021
Dear Edi and family. I will be thinking of you all today as you celebrate a very special lady. I know she was so very loved and will be missed. Praying for peace and healing. With love,
Megan and family

Anne and Daniel Varner
   Posted Wed May 12, 2021
Buck, Wendy, Jack and family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

Daniel and Anne Varner

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