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Olga Luella Syneva (Lou) Priddy Krantz Williams, 79, of Ronan, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Heritage Place, of natural causes in the arms of her daughter. She was born October 9, 1933, in Dixon, to RW "Buster" Priddy and Mae Olson Priddy. Lou grew up on the family ranch in Dixon, and was educated and graduated from Dixon School. On February 2, 1952, Lou married John F. Krantz and the couple lived in the Mission Valley, until ultimately settling in the Round Butte area. After a divorce, she settled in Columbia Falls and Kalispell area for a time. On October 18, 1981, Lou married Leslie Williams and they lived in the Pablo area until his death in 1988 when Lou moved to Ronan. Lou worked at various bookkeeping jobs throughout her life and her last job was at the WalMart store in Polson. Lou was always on the move. She loved to bowl, swim, garden, read and travel. For years she enjoyed traveling to spend the winter in Florida with her daughter, Barbara and grandson, Gordon. On one of her last trips to Florida, Lou drove cross country from Montana to Florida and stayed for 6 months and then drove back to Montana. Lou was always ready for a traveling adventure. Survivors include her children and siblings: one daughter Barbara Markham of Florida; John (Mindy) Krantz; Mark Krantz of Ronan and Jay (LouAnne) Krantz of Polson. She also leaves behind two grandsons: Gordon and Logan; six granddaughters: Marki, Addie, Skyla, Lanie, Erin and Julie. Also, six great-grandchildren. Siblings include: Edeline (Ted) Davis, Carrie Priddy, Ed (Charlotte) Priddy, Mike (Bunky) Priddy, Patti (Pat) Marmon. Funeral service will be held on Monday, May 27th at 2:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church at the top of Post Creek Hill with a reception to follow. A graveside service will be held at the City of Missoula Cemetery on Tuesday, May 28th. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local charity. Messages of condolences may be shared with the family online at www.groganfuneralhome.com.