Terri Lanahan, age 62, loving mother to Hollie, Jacob, and Nathan, and adoring partner to Dave Bartzen, passed away in the late hours of March 9, 2023, after a courageous battle with COPD.
Terri was born April 22, 1960, in Pocatello, ID, to Melvin and Clara Glidewell. They moved to Denver, CO, where Terri and her three brothers, David, Scott, and Chris were raised. Terri and her three children moved to Butte, MT, in the 1980s where she lived the remainder of her days. Terri loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, she also loved reading and writing poetry, camping, rock climbing, and traveling. Terri met her partner Dave in 2001, and they spent many wonderful years together. They loved their animals, camping trips, spending time together at home, and especially their date nights eating steak and crab.
Terri was preceded in death by her father, Melvin; and her brother, Chris; as well as other relatives.
Terri is survived by her mother, Clara; her partner, Dave; brothers: David and Scott; children, Hollie, Jacob (Jessie), Nathan (Lindsey); grandchildren: Dylan, Jordan, Elise, Dawson, and Joshua. As well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
This is a poem that Terri wrote:
I take my walks with God now,
And he helps me find my way.
I take a walk with God now,
Every single day.
He’s my friend when I am lonely,
My Comfort when I am in pain,
And when my walks seem long.
He helps me to sustain.
Add your thoughts and memories.