Obituary: Elizabeth Jean Hemenway

Posted at 12:28 PM, Aug 30, 2017
and last updated 2018-08-10 11:28:40-04

Elizabeth Jean Hemenway passed away August 20, 2017, in Bozeman, MT.  She was born March 19, 1956, to Ward Wertman and Barbara Willette (Bates) Hemenway in Shreveport, LA.  She attended Central High in London, England, Fairborn Baker High School in Fairborn, OH, and the Universal School of Life.  Elizabeth also lived in California, Virginia, Colorado and Montana.

She worked in retail, restaurant, administration and was an animal lover extraordinaire.  She was very active in animal welfare events and planning and organizing holiday events.  She especially loved Halloween where she could express her unique persona.  Elizabeth was a professional photographer, loved to garden and enjoyed traveling. 

Elizabeth proudly served in the United States Air Force at Lowry AFB in Denver, CO.

She is survived by her parents; daughter, Allison Taylor Hemenway; sisters, Judy Anne Pryor and Brook Hemenway; and brother, Tom Hemenway.

A celebration of her life will be held May of 2018 in Missoula, MT.

Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.