MALTA- Doreene A. Squires Dale 72, passed away at the Phillips County Hospital on Monday, September 30, 2019 of breast cancer.

Celebration of life will be Sunday, October 13, 2019 at The Malta Lutheran Church from 2-4 p.m. There will be a family burial at a later time. Memorials may be sent to Great Falls Clinic Legacy fund, or a charity of your choice.

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Doreene was born in Glasgow, Montana on August 21, 1947 to George and Martha (Scheffelmaer) Squires. She was raised in Saco with a sister and two brothers and graduated from Saco High School in 1965. She was proud of being a Saco Panther. She then went on to the Billings Business College in Billings, MT. After that she worked at the Glasgow Air Force Base for AVCO. After leaving Glasgow, she moved to Malta. While still in Glasgow, she met the love of her life Richard (Dick) Dale. They were married on November 4, 1975 in Kamiah, Idaho (on Election Day) they were married for nearly 44 years. She began her career as a dispatcher for the Malta PD and then PCPD when the department combined. She retired from dispatcher after 17 years in 1992, she then joined her husband at Dick’s Napa Auto & Farm Supply where she started the next career selling auto parts. They started the store in 1984, and in 1994 bought the mercantile building. After 30 years they retired in 2014, then on their next journey, a new house.

Doreene volunteered in a variety of activities from Kiwanis to the BUG program, to baking cookies, cakes, candies, and bread for different activities, election board judge, Red Cross Blood, Drive, She baked and delivered to a lot of the older single people in the community. If there was a need for something, Doreene was there to volunteer.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a sister Duree, brothers Gary and Roy.

She is survived by her husband Dick, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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From: Sharon A Kindle

So sorry I didn't make it to your service, This surgery limits my trips out.
Your positive attitude in the last few years is a lesson we should all take to heart and instill in our own lives. God bless, my dear

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