GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Tuesday, March 7, 2006


Margaret E. Clayborn-Golie

HAVRE - Margaret E. (Flatness) Clayborn-Golie, 87, of Havre, a ranchwife and homemaker, died of natural causes Monday at a Great Falls hospital.

Private family services will be held at a later date and cremation has taken place under the direction of O'Connor Funeral Home.

Survivors include a son, Neal Clayborn; a sister, Helen Kallenburger, both of Havre; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell Golie in 1994.



HAVRE DAILY NEWS Friday, March 10, 2006




Margaret Clayborn-Golie, 87, of Havre died peacefully Tuesday, March 7, 2006, with her son and daughter-in-law at her side at Benefis East in Great Falls.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of O'Conner Funeral Home. A memorial will be scheduled at a later date.

Margaret was born April 7, 1918, in Box Elder to Holiver and Luvisa Flatness. She was raised in the Bear Paw Mountains and graduated from Box Elder High School in 1937.

She married Harold Sam Clayborn and they had four sons. She had a dairy farm and later ranched and farmed south of Havre in Beaver Creek Park.

After Harold died, Margaret married Lowell Golie.

Margaret was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary and school clerk for Eagle Rock School.

Margaret loved geraniums and always had flowers growing year around in her window and around her house. She loved horses and was an avid rider in her earlier years. She enjoyed family picnics and visiting with friends and family.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husbands, Harold Sam Clayborn and Lowell Golie; and sons, Dale, Larry and Dean Clayborn.

Survivors include her son, Neal (Audrey) Clayborn at the family farm; stepson, Bernie Golie of Havre; sister, Helen Kallenberger of south Havre; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.