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Monette Fairchild BaerMarch 14, 1922 ~ January 10, 2018 (age 95)
HAMILTON - Monette Fairchild Baer, 95, of Hamilton, MT, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Kathy's Place in Florence, MT. She was born March 14, 1922 in Grand Rapids, MI.
Monette spent most of her life in Michigan where she was a 4-H leader and involved in several kinds of crafts. After her husband, Bernard passed away in 2001; she moved to Hamilton and continued working in ceramics. She entered many pieces in the Ravalli Fair and was honored with several blue and a couple Champion ribbons.
Monette is survived by her son, Maynard and wife Deborah Baer of Hamilton, MT; daughter, Monette (Ellie) Winfield of Grand Rapids, MI; five grandchildren, Brad and wife Holly Baer of Ionia, MI, Wendy Hobbs of Lowell, MI, Jason and wife Melissa Baer of Lowell, MI, Dan and wife Jessica Drown of Ionia, MI and Carly and husband Mike Heiland of Jackson, MT; eleven great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
A reception will be held Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Daly-Leach Chapel community room in Hamilton. Internment will be in Michigan at a date to be determined. The family suggests that memorials be made to an Alzheimer's disease research and prevention charity. Condolences may be left for the family at www.dalyleachchapel.com.