Memorial services will be held at the community center in Heron, Montana later in the month.
Jewell was born in Heron September 12, 1917 the daughter of Francis and Mildred Utecht. She attended school in Spokane, Wash. After school she would travel with her Aunt Katie in the rodeo circuit working as a waitress and cook.
Jewell met Edward L. Bernier Jr. in San Mateo, California at a racetrack where he worked as a jockey. They would later marry in Pico, Calif. February 14, 1936. They moved to San Diego for his work and later retired in 1970 moving back to Heron.
Jewell loved Montana, especially Heron. She was a historian of Heron and the surrounding area. She loved her friends and antiques. She spent a lot of time at the Sagle, Idaho swap meet and the antique shops around the area.
She will be missed by her family and friends.
Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook, for Jewell, at coffeltfuneral.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Coffelt Funeral Service.