In memory of

Ione M. Kincaid, age 93 of Helena

November 9, 1923 – September 26, 2017

Ione Mardese Kincaid, born November 9, 1923, passed away peacefully at the St. Peter’s Hospital, on September 26, 2017, at the age of 93. She was born to Nels and Selma Midboe in Shelby, MT, where she resided with her husband, Joe, until June of 2005, when they moved to Helena, MT.


Ione married Joe Kincaid on September 22, 1946, and was a homemaker most of her life raising two children. She worked in Shelby, at the JC Penney store and the Ben Franklin store. She was raised as a Lutheran at the St Luke’s Lutheran Church in Shelby, MT, and when she came to Helena, MT, she attended the St John’s Lutheran Church. She enjoyed her friends and getting together and talking.


Ione is survived by: her children, Richard Kincaid and JoAnn Rider; grandson, Matthew (Jennifer) Rider; siblings, Shirley Bebich and James Midboe; great granddaughter, Evangeline Rider. She is preceded in death by: her parents, Nels and Selma Midboe; husband, Joe Kincaid; grandson, Jesse Rider; sister, Delores Matteson; along with several nieces and nephews.


A memorial service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 30th at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1000 Helena Avenue, Helena. A reception will follow the service in the fellowship hall of the Church. A private burial will take place next to her husband Joe in the Montana State Veterans Cemetery, Fort Harrison. Any memorials can be sent to the Lewis & Clark Humane Society, P.O. Box 4455, Helena, MT 59604. Please visit to offer the family a condolence or to share a memory of Ione.





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  1. Gina Gabrian says:

    Richard, your mother was a gem. I loved visiting with her at the the dental office. I will miss her lovely smile and our visits.
    Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. ((HUGS))

  2. Betty N Rhoda says:

    Ione’s parents were my Godparents and the families were very close for many years and we just loved Selma, Nels and their family and the families of their children. Feel so out of touch with this but so happy to learn about her children, sister and brother and the families.
    My condolences to all of her family as she was a fine dedicated person.
    Betty Nelson Rhoda Spokane WA

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