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Georgia Howard Besinque, 85, died April 11, 2002, in Billings. She was born April 25, 1916, in Huntley to Frank and Veda (Frizzel) Howard. They moved to Billings when she was young. She graduated from Billings Senior High and attended Billings Business College. On Nov. 3, 1937, she was united in marriage to Norvell Besinque. She was a secretary for the Brown & Davis law firm.

Georgia was involved with the PEO Chapter AE, the Yellowstone Club and an active member of the First Congregational Church for 80 years. She enjoyed oil painting and bridge.

Survivors include a son, Mark Besinque; sister-in-law, Norma (Royal) Johnson of Billings; brother-in-law, Joe Allard; a nephew, Greg Allard, and nieces Geralyn (Vance) Stevens and Judy Howard. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in March 1984, brother Budd Howard and sister Betty Allard.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 at the Dahl Funeral Chapel.

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