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Avis Funk: 'Strong as a rock'

Rancher knows there's work to be done

Each day, Avis Funk rises before the sun is up and eats the breakfast her son, David, makes. Then, she takes the "old-lady pills" that keep an 88-year-old lifelong rancher going. The cattle need their feed. Avis drives the tractor while her son unloads the feed for the cows at the ranch on Bowling Alley Hill on a dark morning outside Hayden.

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