OBIT – Betty McKeown

BILLINGS, Mont. – Betty Jean (Hamby) McKeown, 75, passed away June 3, 2018, in Mission.

Mrs. McKeown was born Aug. 9, 1942, in Browning, Mont., to Charles and Mary Hamby and was a member of the Blackfeet Tribe. She married Thomas L. McKeown on Aug. 5, 1971, and worked as an accountant for Montana Power from 1973 to 1995. After retirement, she lived in Billings in the summer and wintered in Texas.

Survivors include her stepdaughters, Linda Luther and Cindy Crews, both of Cut Bank, Mont.; siblings, Jessie Cermak, Wayne Hamby and Earl Hamby; and three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

A funeral will be held on Tuesday, June 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Billings. Interment will follow on Wednesday, June 20, in Helena, Mont.

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