Anita Rae Hahn Seibert died at the family home in Ronan on December 21, 2016. Anita was born on January 9, 1939 in Ronan, Montana to Ralph and Elizabeth Hahn.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 44 years (Homer), both of her sons (Tom and Henry), her brother (Jay Hahn), and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. She is survived by her daughters and stepson-Bette Hawkins of Ronan, Mary Murray (Alan) of Elliston, Gregg Brown (Marabeth) of Great Falls; her brothers and sisters-Marion Hahn (Mickie) of Roy, Washington, Louis Hahn of Marion, Doug Hahn of Ronan, Nyla Buck of Polson, and Dora Mannen of Quartzsite, Arizona; grandkids and step-grandsons-Jacob Seibert of Ronan, Jason Brown (Kristen) of Polson, Jimi Brown of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Chantel Mejias (Jose’) of Ronan, Keith Murray (Kenja) of Helena, Mike Murray (Jorie) of Fort Hood, Texas, and Chris (Kayla) Murray of Helena; eleven great grandchildren-Ghanama and Geneva desLions of Polson, Oliver and Liam Mejias of Ronan, Sierra Brown of Colorado Springs, Liam Broadwater of Helena, Annabelle Seibert of Elliston, Thomas and Bethanie Murray of Fort Hood, Hunter and Addi Murray of Helena. She is also survived by several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Anita grew up in Townsend and Ronan. Anita attended Ronan High School and was a member of the graduating class of 1956. Anita married Homer Seibert, on July 31, 1955, in the Round Butte Church. On May 9, 1956, the couple announced the birth of their first born child, Elizabeth Leona Seibert. This was just the beginning of their family. Their family continued to grow over the years with the birth of Thomas A. Seibert, Henry Homer Seibert, and Mary Frances Seibert. They raised their family in Round Butte at the family ranch. In 1981 the family would find out that a beautiful baby boy of 30 years old would be united with the family. Gregg Brown, Homer’s son would be united with his father and family.
Anita was very active on her Thursday night bowing league for many years and enjoyed bowling with her family. She was also very active with the St. Ignatius and Ronan Christian Churches. She was also a very active member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Order of Rainbow for Girls. She drove school bus for the Ronan School District for 20 years and enjoyed the time with the kids. She loved driving school bus and the activity runs for the different sports. She also enjoyed playing pinochle with the senior citizen’s in the valley.
There will be a celebration of life on January 14, 2017, at the Ronan Community Center at 2:00 p.m. with a dinner following.
Please make any memorials to the charity of your choice in her name.