Alberta Watt Savage, 90, died on Monday, December 7, 2020 at her home in Troy of natural causes. She was born on October 11, 1929 to Albert and Vera Watt in Harlem, Montana. She grew up all over Montana while her father worked as an electrician. The family settled in Troy and she graduated from Troy High School. She married Pat Savage and they had two girls, Cindy and Nancy. Pat and Alberta lived between Troy and Libby, and finally settled at the Savage Homestead, where they raised their family. Alberta was a huge part of the community, Rainbow Girls, Eastern Star, quilt guild, many hours volunteering at the Morrison Elementary School listening to children read and just connecting with the children. She was a huge supporter of the Troy Volunteer Fire Department. She held many committee seats at the Methodist church and followed the Book of Discipline to a T. She was an avid knitter and taught many to knit, she made many beautiful afghans, and dish cloths. She was a great cook and would cook anything as long as it was ready to hit the frying pan when it came in the house.
Alberta was preceded in death by her husband Pat. She is survived by her daughters Cindy Hansen (Troy); Nancy Bruland (Las Vegas); grandchildren Scott, Heather, Brian and Amy, and a whole slew of hoodlum grands, great grands and a couple great greats.
A private family service will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.schnackenbergfh.com.
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