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Mary Y. Lancaster


Mary Yvonne ("Y-vonne") Lancaster passed away in the early morning on Monday, May 13, 2019, after fighting lung cancer first diagnosed in July of 2016. Mary was born December 26, 1935, in Broadus, Montana. She was the fourth child of Walter Wesley and Vanna Lavina Letricia (Boner) Embrey.

Her birth is especially notable because Walter, without vehicle transportation at the time, walked the 17 miles from the family homestead to Broadus to see Vanna and the new baby girl. Family memory does not recall how they all got home, but it was likely a more comfortable trip.

The Embrey homestead...

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