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  • Sep 14, 2011 12:37pm

    Forever in our heart.

    Christman family, Todd, Corine, Samantha, Brandon, Aaron, Noah and Alexis

    Corine Christman

  • Sep 13, 2011 2:50pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I will never forget how sweet and genuine Hope was to us while Christopher(Bachmeier) was coaching at Berthold. She always seemed to have a smile on her face and made the time to say hello and see how things were going.You could tell that she really cared about what we had to say. It was just the type of person Hope was and we feel very lucky to have known her! 

    God bless,

    Christopher and Beth Bachmeier and family 

    Beth Bachmeier

  • Sep 12, 2011 6:26pm

    Brendon was in Miss Thoresons very first class. She was a new teacher, I was new to having a child in school. I was one of her room Mom's and she was so creative and loving. Shelbey had her next and I still have a video of a mothers day program, Hope and the first graders, put on for us Moms. I think it was ten or more songs and little gifts for us besides. She always went the extra mile.  Sydney had her ten years after the other kids and she was just as loving and patient then,  even though she had you two boys of her own. She was a great teacher, a happy teacher, that loved what she did. She probably packed more living into her years of living happy and always busy than most of us, who have been blessed with a few more years than she got.

    I ran into her about six months after she had been diagnosised with cancer, in line at Marketplace Foods. I got sick to my stomach there in line,  thinking of what i should say to her. I was afraid I'd get emotional and make her feel like I thought it was already over or something. She made ME feel at ease, she made me feel comfortable instead of the other way around. She told me about a trip she was looking forward to with Jay and her sister and school the next year. There was no way she planned to go anywhere.  As she walked away I wondered would I ever see her again? How sad that would make me! I did not see her again, just left her comments. I am as sad about her passing, as I knew I'd be. Our sympathy to you Jay, Chris and Josh ...for whatever the reason she was called home early.

    I hope the services tonite and tomorrow, and help you in your grieving process, although give yourself time to digest whats happened in your own time. You have alot of support. Thinking of you all...Kerry and Pam Picek family


    Pam Picek

  • Sep 12, 2011 11:46am

    With Deepest Sympathy to Hopes family and friends at this great loss. I will remember Hopes enthusiasm for life and family; she will be missed.

    Kathleen (Schiller) Lawman


    Dennis and Kathleen Lawman

  • Sep 12, 2011 7:56am

    Jay, Chris, Josh & Family,

    My deepest sympathy goes out to you all and I am so unbelievably sorry for your loss.  "Miss Thoreson" was a truly amazing teacher, coach and mentor in my years at BHS...her spirit, humor, and TRUE love of working with kids will be treasured forever.  Keep the incredible memories of her in your hearts as those will comfort you ~ she touched so many lives and I will never forget her laugh...it was infectious :)  I pray for your comfort and healing in this time of great sorrow ~ what an amazing guardian angel to have watching over you.  One can only pray to be the kind of person Hope was...incredible to say the least.  You will all be in my thougths and continuous prayers (my daughter's too ~), as she followed the caring bridge updates with me and was very sad to hear of your loss ~

    Kris (Dahl) Ringler (and daughter Alexis)

    Kris (Dahl) Ringler

  • Sep 11, 2011 8:27pm

    My dear Hope rest and be at peace.

    Jay, Chris Josh and family, she was

    one in a million. I have been so

    blessed to have her as a friend.

    Her spirit will forever be in our

    hearts. Love, Gwen

    gwen horner

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  • Sep 11, 2011 12:30pm

    Jay, Chris, Josh and family,

    Our deepest sympathy goes out to you all at this sad time.  Hope will forever live in our hearts as a fun, caring and loving wife, sister, aunt and FRIEND.  We will miss her very much.  She brought so much life and spirit into all of our lives by everything that she did and for that she will always be remembered.  I know that I speak for everyone when I say that she made learning for our children fun and exciting.  The memories that she has left behind will go with our children forever.  Rest in peace my friend for your love of life and your smiles and hugs will live on within me, and knowing that you are watching over me as my guardian angel is very comforting!  You all will remain in our thoughts and our prayers now and always!

    Carol Kilene

  • Sep 11, 2011 8:18am

    Our deepest synpathies are with you all now.  You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Perry Kim Dillon and Andy Johnson

    Perry Johnson

  • Sep 10, 2011 10:08pm

    Jay, Christopher, and Josh-

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and have been for the past couple weeks. We are so sorry for your loss.  I have such good memories of "Miss Thorson," as I first knew her, all the way to the present.  Hope was an amazing teacher, mother, wife, friend, and coach.  Cherish her memory.  She will be greatly missed.

    Bill, Ginger (Neshem), and Kirby Quam

    Ginger Quam

  • Sep 10, 2011 9:35pm

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you all - I feel blessed to have known Hope and to have spent that time with her when our Christopher was coaching her Christopher!

    Paula Bachmeier

  • Sep 10, 2011 5:12pm

    Our sympathies to you Jay,Chris and Josh, and all of your families.  Praying that God will give you comfort and strength.

    All the Lee's


    Terrie Lee

  • Sep 10, 2011 4:09pm

    Our deepest sympathies to the entire Brown family.  You are all in our thoughts and prayers. 


    Paul Bloms Family

    Patty Bloms

  • Sep 10, 2011 2:45pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Hope. She was such a wonderful lady and will be missed so much. Hold one another close through this difficult time and rely on HIM to give you comfort, peace, and strength. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!

    Lorie Back

    Lorie (Pasanen) Back

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  • Sep 10, 2011 2:23pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Hope.  I have been following her journey and cheering and praying for her. She was a brave lady and I wish I could have seen her face to face. Cherish your memories and hold each other close.  May God bless you all and comfort your.  JoAnn Daeley, Lambert, MT

    JoAnn Daeley

  • Sep 10, 2011 12:17pm

    We are so very sorry!  You have been and will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. The Skars  Brian, Ruth and Tanya


    Ruth Skar

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