April 3, 1944 - September 2, 2015
Kay Snodgrass Harrison Kay Snodgrass Harrison was called home to the Lord on September 2nd, 2015. After a battle with a long illness, Kay has now found peace in her final home. Kay was born on April 3, 1944 in Rupert, Idaho, but would soon call Dillon, Montana home. Her parents, Frances and Charles Snodgrass, spent much of their time when Kay was young returning animals that had “followed” her home or encouraging her not to miss school on sunny days to ride her horse. As one of the first natural horsewomen, she was passionate about the horses and would look for any opportunity to work them. She attended school in Dillon from her elementary years to her time at Beaverhead County High School. While spending summers with her Aunt Helen in Idaho, she came to love God and joined the Catholic Church. Even at a young age her friendship with God would drive her to walk to church, rain or shine, every Sunday and 40 days of Lent. During this time, she was extremely active in Girls Athletic Association, Beaverettes, Rodeo Club, and Pep Club. Her high school years saw her blossom in her God given talents as an artist, hair stylist, and horsewoman. Even with her busy schedule, she would still find time to go dancing with her best friend, Bonnie (Smith) Ferris. She became Miss Dillon Jaycee 1962. She was first of what became three generations to represent the Dillon Rodeo. Upon graduating from high school in 1962, Kay attended college at Idaho State in Cosmetology. She loved creating high fashion hairstyles and at the time received the highest score on the state board styling test. It was around this time that she fell in love with her husband of more than 50 years, Wayne Harrison. Wayne and Kay would raise two girls, Vonda Harrison and Jackie Fisher on a ranch outside of Dillon. During these years Kay loved mentoring her children in 4-H projects, art, dog training, and rodeo. Kay was blessed with five grandchildren: Nate and Lindsay Garpestad, Cooper, Clay, and John Fisher. In addition, she has one great-grandchild: Tenalee Garpestad. Kay’s greatest values were her family, friends, and most importantly, her friendship with and faith in God. Her faith has been and will remain her greatest gift to family and friends who were blessed enough to know her. There is a visitation scheduled for Tuesday, September 8th from 5 – 7 PM at Brundage Funeral Home and a vigil service with a rosary at St. Rose of Lima Church following at 7 PM. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 9th at 12:10 PM at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church with burial at Mountain View Cemetery.
Kay Snodgrass Harrison Kay Snodgrass Harrison was called home to the Lord on September 2nd, 2015. After a battle with a long illness, Kay has now found peace in her final home. Kay was born on April 3, 1944 in Rupert, Idaho, but would soon... View Obituary & Service Information
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