Dorothy M McCrudden, 81 of Eureka, Montana passed away at home on October 25th , 2022.
Dorothy (Swavely) McCrudden was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania on June 29, 1941. She was raised by her Grandparents, Nathan & Katie Swavely in Parker Ford, Pennsylvania. She graduated Owen J Roberts High School in 1960 and then married her sweetheart Dennis McCrudden on January 21st, 1961.
They moved to Montana in 1966, resided up LoLo Creek for many years, with a short stay in Kalispell, they then found their dream home in Eureka.
Dorothy worked for the Missoula Camp Fire Girls, Woodman School District, Montana Bank and was vice president of 1st Security Bank in Missoula. She helped out her husband Dennis with Rice's Reuseables and later worked side by side with Dennis at several Six Star and Dollar stores throughout Western Montana. She operated the Cards and More Store is Missoula for a short time.
She enjoyed traveling with Dennis to NASCAR races, auctions and visiting friends and relatives. She really enjoyed her trip to Ireland with Dennis's relatives and her kidnapping to Canada by her daughters. She was an avid fan of the University of Montana football and basketball, especially the Lady Griz.
Dorothy always had a kind word, a thoughtful card or a helping hand for those who knew her.
Dorothy will be greatly missed by her husband Dennis McCrudden: daughter, Denise (Steve) Schroeder of Humboldt, SD, son Dwayne (Julie) McCrudden of Missoula, MT, daughter Deanna McCrudden of Blacksburg, VA. Grandchildren: Kris (Amber) Schroeder, Jason Schroeder both of SD, Dustin (Bekka) McCrudden of MT, Courtney McCrudden of WA. Great Grandson Gavin Schroeder of SD; her sister-in-law Janice McCrudden of PA; special family friends Rod & Sherie Leese. Many friends and other relatives with also miss her cards or calls.
Per Dorothy's request there will be no services.