March 13, 2019
Mae Tootell, our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 16th, 2019, with her grandson, Patrick, by her side. She was 92.
Mae was born on May 22, 1926 in Chestnut, Mont. She was the third of five children born to Elizabeth (Maykuth) and James Brooks. In Chestnut she lived the childhood that most can only dream of surrounded by her aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents. Family meant the world to Mae.
She graduated from Gallatin County High School in 1944 and went on to work for the telephone company in Bozeman fo...