Mary Barbara Bickle

Mary Barbara Bickle, age 78, passed away suddenly at her home in Miles City.


Posted December 20, 2012

Mary Barbara Bickle, age 78, passed away suddenly at her home in Miles City.

Barbara was born in Ismay Sept. 11, 1934 to Arthur and Ursella Bickle. She attended grade school at Ismay and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1952. She attended St. Catherine’s College in Minneapolis and graduated from the University of Montana in Missoula in 1956. Barbara married Edward Chinske of Missoula in 1958 and they were later divorced. She moved to Poplar where she taught school until she retired and moved back to Miles City.

Barbara was a member of Sacred Heart Parish in Miles City.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Ursella; and sister-in-law, Sheila Bickle.

She is survived by her brother Bill (Ann) of Ismay; nieces Susan Archer (Rick) of Loveland, Colo., Katie Andriolo (Kevin) of Billings, and Elizabeth Bickle of Las Vegas, Nev.; nephew, Bill, of Miles City; two grand-nephews, Greg Andriolo, of Billings and William Bickle of Miles City; and a grand-niece, Lauren Bickle, of Miles City.

Visitation was held Dec. 17, 2012 at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Mass of Christian burial was held Dec. 18, 2012 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Miles city. Rite of committal was in the family lot of the Custer County Cemetery. Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Miles City was in charge of arrangements.

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Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Parish School or Convent Keepers, Miles City, MT.