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MISSOULA - Geraldine “Gerri” Roy, age 70, of Missoula, died July 25, 2009, at St. Patrick Hospital of natural causes.

Gerri was born January. 25, 1939, in Elliston, to parents, Charles “Todd” and Dorothy “Pat” Thompson. She graduated from Missoula County High School.

She married Ray Morrison April 25, 1958; they later divorced in 1980. She married Walter “Bud” Roy.

She worked for L&R Tire for 25 years, and Morgenroth Music Center until the time of her death. Gerri was very active in the Missoula area square and round dance groups. She was also a round dance cuer and choreographer. Mom enjoyed music and dance of all kinds. She also enjoyed a good game of the Mariners or Braves baseball. She also enjoyed the local Osprey games. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Pat; brothers, Tom and Lannie, and husband Bud.

Survivors include her children, Margie (Brent) Barnes of Cut Bank, Loni Morrison of Missoula and Brad (Sandy) Morrison, also of Missoula; grandchildren, Jessica, Kelly (Kodi), Kayla, Katelyn, Amanda, Tyler, Magen and Troy; great-grandchildren, Caden, Blayke, Dylan and Noah; sister Vicki of Corvallis; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Garden City Funeral Home, with Pastor Ed Ernst officiating. A reception will be at the funeral home following the services.

The family suggests memorials to AniMeals, 1700 Rankin St., Missoula, MT 59808.

Mom, we hope you dance! Love, Margie, Loni, and Brad.

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