Posted: 08/14/03 - Helena Independent Record Newspaper.

Alvin Lee LaTray

Alvin Lee LaTray, age 54, formerly of Helena, went to the Great Spirit on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003.
Alvin was born Nov. 25, 1948, in Havre to Albert and Ann LaTray of Chinook.
Alvin joined the Army in 1965.

He is survived by his daughter,
Andria LaTray, her two sons, Levi Wagner and Colton Wagner, all of Helena. He is also survived by a stepson, Chip Rowlan, also of Helena. Other survivors include his sister, Marjorie Daniels of Red Deer, Alberta, and her three sons, Gordon, Darrell and Nick. He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Chuckie.

Alvin loved his family very much. He spent his time playing his guitar and making beautiful horsehair belts, key chains and other things. Alvin had many lifelong friends including Billy Baker and Rick Pipe, to name just a few.

Burial has taken place in
Deer Lodge Cemetery. A celebration of Alvin's life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Western Bar in downtown Helena.

Alvin was very loved and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. We are very lucky to have the short time we had with him. He will always be in our hearts and our thoughts.

I love you, Dad. I will always be grateful for you being in my life.