GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Saturday, July 12, 2003


Earl Dedman

BOTHELL, Wash. -- Earl Dedman, 74, an Air Force veteran and former Fort Benton resident, died of cancer May 29 at his home in Bothell, Wash.

Services were held in Bothell. A memorial Mass is 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fort Benton, followed by a graveside service and burial in Riverview Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Joan Dedman of Bothell; daughters Karen Dedman of Bothell and Carol Scholle of Everett, Wash.; sons Greg Dedman of Woodinville, Wash.; and Michael Dedman of Mountlake Terrace, Wash.; a sister, Dorothy Preston of Polson; and three grandchildren.