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Cheryl passed from this life on March 28, 2016 at the Billings Clinic. There will be a viewing Friday night from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Kirkwood funeral home. The funeral will be at the Malta Lutheran Church On Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow at the VFW. Condolences for the family may be left at

    Cheryl was born November 21, 1955 to Hilbert and Lillian Nordtug.

    Cheryl, a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend grew up in Malta. Cheryl graduated from Malta High School in 1974.
Cheryl married Larry McCorkle in 1977 and from that union Michael (1978) and Patrick (1982) were born.

    Cheryl never let the battle with emphysema and pneumonia stop her. She always made time to spend with her children and grandchildren whenever she could. Being a grandmother brought her a lot of joy. Cheryl loved with all of her heart.

    Cheryl was a hard worker, and worked many places throughout her life. She most recently worked at Albertsons where she was known for her kindness, smile, laughter, and brightening the days of the people that she served.

    Cheryl will be greatly missed and with her her death a deep hole has been left in the hearts of her loved ones.

    Cheryl leaves behind - sons, Mike (Trish) McCorkle of Malta, Patrick (Renee) McCorkle of Helena. Grandchildren, Chase, Evelyn (Evie), Jordan, Jeslyn, Logan, and Hudson; sisters – Cindy (Andy) Wolfe of Newcastle, WY, Luella Wheeler of Hamilton, MT, Lila (Eldon) Wolfe of Hamilton, MT, and Christi (Bill) Barr of Condon, MT; step-father, Jerry Depute of Malta, MT; many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

    Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Les Nordtug.

Guest Book

From: Diane F Smith

Condolences to her family. Cheryl will be sorely missed by the whole community because of her always friendly smile and demeanor at the store and any where you met up with her. Rest in Peace my friend, you are free from pain and suffering at last.

From: Sharon Kindle

Condolences to the family and Jerry Depute

From: Barbara Peterson

Cheryl was a great gal and is missed already.
God takes the good ones to watch over us all.
May the family find peace.

From: Debbie Flynn

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Cheryl. I send my deepest and sincerest condolences to Cheryl's family and her sisters,

She will be greatly missed!!

From: John Degel

I'll miss her gracious smile and sense of humor.

From: Lesley Newton Boardman

My sympathy to Cheryl's family. She will be missed by many but may her memories last for a life time.

From: Dave & Dorene Henry

Our thoughts and prayers to all Cheryl's family.
She was a friend and a good part of the community.
God Bless You All.

From: Mark Olson

My sympathies to Cheryl's families. Her passing came as a surprise and I had just visited with her my last time in Malta. More than a school classmate, our parental families had a common bond or two. May she be resting in peace.

From: Debbie Demarais

Rest peacefully Cheryl. Ill miss your smiling face and always welcoming personality when I visit Malta.

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