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Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Myrna Jayne Swisse (Tieszen)
November 9, 1940 - June 25, 2022

Place of Birth: Glendive, MT
Residence: Sidney, MT
Age: 81



Myrna Jayne Swisse (Tieszen), 81, formerly of Glendive, MT, passed away at Sidney Healthcare, Extended Care, Sidney, MT. She went to be with the Lord on June 25, 2022. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home in Sidney, MT is assisting the family.

Myrna was born on November 9, 1940, in Glendive Montana to Ray and Ruth Olmstead. She grew up and went to school in Glendive, later meeting George Swisse from Savage, MT. They were united in marriage on May 17, 1956. Myrna and George continued to live in Savage where they raised their four children. George passed away on April 8, 1999.

Myrna enjoyed making decorative eggs and later started her handmade, porcelain doll business, which she enjoyed and loved very much. Myrna also enjoyed shopping, crafting, working in her flower gardens and decorating her home and her many trips seeing her children and grandchildren in Montana, Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Texas, and Alaska.

Myrna worked at the McDonalds clothing store and was a volunteer at the Sidney extended care unit and the Caring Corner gift shop at the Sidney hospital. She also worked at the Good Cents store in Sidney as well.

Years after George passed, Myrna married Samuel Tieszen on January 9, 2004, where they resided in Savage, MT until Sam’s passing in 2008.

After some illness Myrna lived in Sidney at The Lodge from 2014 to 2015, then moved to Sidney’s extended care where she really enjoyed visiting with friends and staff.

Myrna is survived by: Daughter; Debbie (Pat) DeShaw, Sons; Gary (Jill) Swisse, Bruce (Nadine) Swisse, Frank (Jane) Swisse and numerous Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Myrna is preceded in death by her Parents; Ray and Ruth Olmstead, Husband; George Swisse, Brother; Arthur Olmstead, Sister; Joyce Winchester, and Husband; Sam Tieszen.

Thank You
The family of Myrna would like to send out a special Thank You to the staff at The Lodge at Sidney, Extended Care at the Sidney Hospital and to Social Services, for the care, concerns, and prayers for Myrna.

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Violet E Tharp (Sidney, Montana)
Jun 27, 2022
My condolences to the family. Myrna was a member of the VFW Auxiliary 4099. She first joined in Sept 1969 for a period of 4 years. She rejoined in Aug 1996 and remained a member since. When she entered the Extended Care, the Auxiliary kept her a current member each year. I enjoyed many great conversations with her when she would be shopping at JCP. Visits at Extended Care were often until COVID. May memories bring you comfort knowing she is in God's hands.
penny Childers Johnson (Sidney, Montana)
Jun 27, 2022
Sorry to hear of your Moms passing,Enjoyed your Mom when she was living at the Lodge.
Wanda Mitchell (Rapid City, SD)
Jun 27, 2022
My condolences on the loss of your mother. George and Myrna were always part of my life as a child growing up across the street. I always appreciated them keeping an eye on my mother and extending a helping hand when she needed one. I will always have fond memories of them both.
Mary Norgard (Fairview , Mt)
Jun 28, 2022
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Myrna. Prayers ?? love ?? and hugs to her family.
Ray Unterseher (Watford City, North Dakota)
Jul 1, 2022
Bruce! I am so sorry to learn that your Mom has passed away. I know it is so hard to loose our Parents! God Bless you Bruce and hang in there Buddy!!
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