February 12, 1943 ~ March 17, 2020 (age 77)


Dorothy Marie McCarty, 77, passed into the arms of her savior on March 17, 2020.  She was born February 12th, 1943 in Kalispell, Montana to Walter and Alice McQueen.

Dorothy had many interests including the Whitefish chapter of the order of the Eastern Star, and other activities with the Libby United Methodist Church. She also had passions for gardening, singing in church, and for playing Sunday evening dominoes with her best, friend Lynn Zimmerman.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Tom McCarty.

She is survived by her six children, Les Elgin and his wife Annette; Mark Elgin and his wife Vivian; Catherine Adkins; Ruby Weinman and her husband James; Greg Elgin; Tammy McCarty; and Dena Garcia; siblings, Bobby and Larry McQueen; Rose Stahlberg; Sharon Curtiss; and Eileen Amundson; 19 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus precautionary measures.  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at


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