Sivert Dale "Teed" Gummer   1924-1998


   Sivert Dale "Teed" Gummer, nearly 73, of Butte, Montana died Thursday, July 2, 1998 at Fort Harrison, Montana.

   He was born in Havre on July 26, 1924, to Charles R. and Sylvia T. (Gunby) Gummer. He married Beverly N. May, the daughter of Nathan A. and Anna A, (Stopher) May in Butte on Jun. 24, 1949.

   He worked for the Anaconda Co. for 20 years, most of them at the Mountain Con Mine, and then worked for Jim Neilson Truck and Salvage until his retirement. He served in the Army in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. He played basketball, baseball and softball for many years, coached farm league and major league baseball and the Longfellow Little League. In his later years became an avid bowler with the senior citizens and ARCO league. He loved hunting, fishing and camping with his friends and family and was active member of the ARCO Club.

  He is survived by his wife, Bev; sons and daughter-in-law, Dale A. and Janice, Larry R. and Jay A. all of Butte, daughter and son-in-law, Joy Ann and Mike Beyl of Miles City, grandchildren, Daretta (daughter of Dale A. and Diane Cunningham, wife of Dave Briggs of Elyia, Ohio; Deanna (daughter of Janice)., wife of Mike Johnson of Butte; Robert McGary (son of Janice), his wife Roberta of Spokane, Washington; Nicole Gummer and  Dale C. Gummer (children of Larry R. Gummer and Deborah White), all of Butte; and Nicole Nedeau (daughter of Jay A. Gummer and Jeanise Nedeau) of Ka;lispell, great grandchildren, Arieana and Beranrna McGarry of Spokane; brother ansd sister-in-law Thomas "Todd" and Helen Gummer of Spokane; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Hilda Gummer (wife of Donavan) of Chester, Carol and Chuck Smith and their children, Carli, Chelsi and Carlin, all of Butte, numerous nieces, nephews and many, many friends.

   Funeral services were Monday in the funeral home. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Park.