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Ada C. Bohl, 90, a longtime resident of Pompeys Pillar, died Tuesday evening, Dec. 18, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Darlene A. Bohl, with whom she had resided for the past 2 1/2 months.
She was born May 2, 1922, in Worden, the oldest of nine children of Stephen W. and Martha E. Ewen. She graduated from Huntley Project High School in 1941 and received a teaching certificate from Eastern Montana Normal School in Billings. She taught one year at a county school near Hysham.
She married George Bohl on June 10, 1944. They farmed near Pompeys Pillar and raised six children. Mrs. Bohl preserved vegetables for her family and made baked goods.
She was a seamstress who taught her skills to youths in the 4-H program, and she was asked to judge projects at many fairs. She also made decorative counted cross-stitch pictures and crocheted doilies and tablecloths.
She was a lifelong member of Bethlehem Congregational Church in Worden.
Survivors include a sister, Marjorie Durrand of Boston; brothers, Keith Ewen of Worden and Bob Ewen of Billings; children, Joyce E. Howard of Huntley, Jeanne K. Kronemeyer of Hot Springs, S.D., G. Edward Bohl of Tenino, Wash., William H. Bohl of Blackfoot, Idaho, Darell S. Bohl of Pompeys Pillar and Darlene A. Bohl of Billings; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Dec. 21 at Pleasantview Cemetery in Ballantine. Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary had charge of arrangements.
Donations may be made in her name to the Bethlehem Congregational Church in Worden or to the American Cancer Society.