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  • Obituary: Emma Joy Linen Dana

    Obituary: Emma Joy Linen Dana

    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-08-19 12:00:19 GMT
    Emma Joy Linen Dana, formerly of Morristown, New Jersey, and Livingston, Montana, passed away on August 6, 2018, at Spring Creek Inn in Bozeman, Montana, where she moved in January of 2017.  Born in 1931 in Newark, New Jersey, she was the daughter of John S. Linen and Mary B. Linen. After graduating in 1949 from Miss Beard’s School, Emma Joy attended Smith College. She left Smith to marry William D. Dana, Jr., also from West Orange, in November of 1951.  Emma Joy...
    Emma Joy Linen Dana, formerly of Morristown, New Jersey, and Livingston, Montana, passed away on August 6, 2018, at Spring Creek Inn in Bozeman, Montana, where she moved in January of 2017.  Born in 1931 in Newark, New Jersey, she was the daughter of John S. Linen and Mary B. Linen. After graduating in 1949 from Miss Beard’s School, Emma Joy attended Smith College. She left Smith to marry William D. Dana, Jr., also from West Orange, in November of 1951.  Emma Joy...
  • Obituary: George Patrick Bailey

    Obituary: George Patrick Bailey

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:11:19 GMT

    George Patrick Bailey Jan. 3, 1939 – Aug. 13, 2018 George Bailey passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on the morning of Monday, August 13th, 2018. 

    George Patrick Bailey Jan. 3, 1939 – Aug. 13, 2018 George Bailey passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on the morning of Monday, August 13th, 2018. 

  • Obituary: Margie Sue Byers

    Obituary: Margie Sue Byers

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:32:12 GMT
    Margie Sue Byers passed away from natural causes on May 17, 2018. She moved to Bozeman five years ago to be near her family. Born October 13, 1941, to Orville and Millie Beatty in Denver, Colorado, Margie was the fifth of seven children. She grew up in Colorado and California. Margie had four children and was a certified EMT and licensed cosmetologist. Margie was a voracious reader and loved to get lost in books. She also enjoyed crossword puzzles and her dog, Lulu. She is survived...
    Margie Sue Byers passed away from natural causes on May 17, 2018. She moved to Bozeman five years ago to be near her family. Born October 13, 1941, to Orville and Millie Beatty in Denver, Colorado, Margie was the fifth of seven children. She grew up in Colorado and California. Margie had four children and was a certified EMT and licensed cosmetologist. Margie was a voracious reader and loved to get lost in books. She also enjoyed crossword puzzles and her dog, Lulu. She is survived...
  • Obituary: Peggy DeVere (Billings) Maichel

    Obituary: Peggy DeVere (Billings) Maichel

    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:00:18 GMT

    Peggy DeVere (Billings) Maichel was born July 31, 1928, to Gladys and Harold Billings in Livingston, Montana. Her father insisted the birth occur in the hospital to assure the safe delivery of his first born. 

    Peggy DeVere (Billings) Maichel was born July 31, 1928, to Gladys and Harold Billings in Livingston, Montana. Her father insisted the birth occur in the hospital to assure the safe delivery of his first born. 

  • Obituary: Edward Komara

    Obituary: Edward Komara

    Monday, August 6 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-08-07 02:16:04 GMT
    Edward Komara of Gallatin Gateway passed away peacefully in his home Monday, July 30, 2018 at the young age of 74.  He was born October 16, 1943 in Johnston, PA to John and Catherine Komara.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Jim and Bob Komara.  Eddie moved to Montana in 1972 from Pennsylvania and settled in Gallatin Gateway where he raised his four daughters.  An entrepreneur at heart, he opened Samurai Pizza and shortly after changed it to hi...
    Edward Komara of Gallatin Gateway passed away peacefully in his home Monday, July 30, 2018 at the young age of 74.  He was born October 16, 1943 in Johnston, PA to John and Catherine Komara.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Jim and Bob Komara.  Eddie moved to Montana in 1972 from Pennsylvania and settled in Gallatin Gateway where he raised his four daughters.  An entrepreneur at heart, he opened Samurai Pizza and shortly after changed it to hi...
  • Obituary: Doris Jean Carr

    Obituary: Doris Jean Carr

    Monday, August 6 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:10:09 GMT
    Our Mom, Grandma, and Best Friend went to heaven peacefully on August 1, 2018. Doris Jean Carr was born September 11, 1934 in Missoula, Montana to Ralph and Eunice Kuhnes.  She graduated from Missoula County High School.  Doris married Derril Arthun and was blessed with four children.  Together, they built the family ranch. Doris later married Jim Carr. Doris's passions in life were family, cooking, gardening, playing the organ, and making others happy. Doris played...
    Our Mom, Grandma, and Best Friend went to heaven peacefully on August 1, 2018. Doris Jean Carr was born September 11, 1934 in Missoula, Montana to Ralph and Eunice Kuhnes.  She graduated from Missoula County High School.  Doris married Derril Arthun and was blessed with four children.  Together, they built the family ranch. Doris later married Jim Carr. Doris's passions in life were family, cooking, gardening, playing the organ, and making others happy. Doris played...
  • Obituary: Angela "Angie" Nielsen Anderson and James Robert Anderson III

    Obituary: Angela "Angie" Nielsen Anderson and James Robert Anderson III

    Monday, August 6 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-06 17:38:03 GMT
    Angela Nielsen Anderson “Angie”, 47, and James Robert Anderson III, 15, of Belgrade Montana tragically passed away on July 27, 2018. The mother and son drowned in a boating accident on the Yellowstone River. The Anderson party was taking a drift boat down the river east of Livingston when the boat capsized near the U.S. Highway 89 North Bridge. Angie was born on April 9, 1971, in Bozeman, to Gerald and LaVonne Nielsen. She was the youngest of five sisters. Angie was a sw...
    Angela Nielsen Anderson “Angie”, 47, and James Robert Anderson III, 15, of Belgrade Montana tragically passed away on July 27, 2018. The mother and son drowned in a boating accident on the Yellowstone River. The Anderson party was taking a drift boat down the river east of Livingston when the boat capsized near the U.S. Highway 89 North Bridge. Angie was born on April 9, 1971, in Bozeman, to Gerald and LaVonne Nielsen. She was the youngest of five sisters. Angie was a sw...
  • Obituary: Pamela A. (Tocci) Whitmore

    Obituary: Pamela A. (Tocci) Whitmore

    Monday, August 6 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-08-06 12:41:37 GMT
    Pamela A. (Tocci) Whitmore, captured the hearts of all of us.  She passed away July 28, 2018, after 64 memorable years. Pam was born November 7, 1953, in Willow Creek, MT, to Raymond P. Tocci and Betty J. (Carter) Tocci.  Down Syndrome children are God's gift to this world, teaching us to love unconditionally. Pam loved life and lived fully. She was a best friend, wife, sister and inspiration. Pam met her true love, Lyle K. Whitmore, in 1982.   Lyle and Pam were ...
    Pamela A. (Tocci) Whitmore, captured the hearts of all of us.  She passed away July 28, 2018, after 64 memorable years. Pam was born November 7, 1953, in Willow Creek, MT, to Raymond P. Tocci and Betty J. (Carter) Tocci.  Down Syndrome children are God's gift to this world, teaching us to love unconditionally. Pam loved life and lived fully. She was a best friend, wife, sister and inspiration. Pam met her true love, Lyle K. Whitmore, in 1982.   Lyle and Pam were ...
  • Obituary: Robert E. Heath

    Obituary: Robert E. Heath

    Thursday, July 26 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-07-26 21:19:05 GMT

    Robert E. Heath, age 90, died at home on July 21, 2018.  

    Robert E. Heath, age 90, died at home on July 21, 2018.  

  • Obituary: Charles Thomas Undlin

    Obituary: Charles Thomas Undlin

    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-07-15 12:07:02 GMT

    Charles Thomas Undlin, age 90, passed away on July 6, 2018, in Bozeman, Montana. 

    Charles Thomas Undlin, age 90, passed away on July 6, 2018, in Bozeman, Montana. 

  • Obituary: Jean L. Nelson Hays

    Obituary: Jean L. Nelson Hays

    Monday, July 9 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-09 12:22:02 GMT
    Jean L. Nelson Hays, 84 passed away Friday, July 6th, 2018 of natural causes in Bozeman, Montana, surrounded by family. Jean was a long time resident of Belgrade, MT and Yakima, Washington. Jean was married to Evan Hays for 25 years before his death in 2016.  Jean is survived by her children, Deb (Dan) Gustafson of Belgrade, Denise J. Lewis of Butte, MT, David J. Creasey of Ridgecrest, CA, Daniel J. (Brenda) Baker of Belgrade, MT, and Douglas J. (Cheryl) Baker of Laramie WY; 13...
    Jean L. Nelson Hays, 84 passed away Friday, July 6th, 2018 of natural causes in Bozeman, Montana, surrounded by family. Jean was a long time resident of Belgrade, MT and Yakima, Washington. Jean was married to Evan Hays for 25 years before his death in 2016.  Jean is survived by her children, Deb (Dan) Gustafson of Belgrade, Denise J. Lewis of Butte, MT, David J. Creasey of Ridgecrest, CA, Daniel J. (Brenda) Baker of Belgrade, MT, and Douglas J. (Cheryl) Baker of Laramie WY; 13...
  • Obituary: Patricia Ann (Achen) Larsen

    Obituary: Patricia Ann (Achen) Larsen

    Friday, July 6 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-07-06 14:38:46 GMT

    Patricia Ann (Achen) Larsen passed away April 12, 2018, in Bozeman, Montana.  

    Patricia Ann (Achen) Larsen passed away April 12, 2018, in Bozeman, Montana.  

  • Obituary: Zachary R. Picking

    Obituary: Zachary R. Picking

    Friday, July 6 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-07-06 13:51:22 GMT

    Zachary R. Picking, 32, of Belgrade, passed away on July 4, 2018. A memorial service will be Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Chapel. Schnider Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. 

    Zachary R. Picking, 32, of Belgrade, passed away on July 4, 2018. A memorial service will be Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Chapel. Schnider Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. 

  • Obituary: Douglas Louis Reeder

    Obituary: Douglas Louis Reeder

    Thursday, July 5 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-07-05 14:14:25 GMT

    In Loving Memory of Douglas Louis Reeder 5/17/1955 - 6/30/2018 Doug Reeder passed away at the age of 63 at his home in Bozeman, MT. 

    In Loving Memory of Douglas Louis Reeder 5/17/1955 - 6/30/2018 Doug Reeder passed away at the age of 63 at his home in Bozeman, MT. 

  • Obituary: Thelma Jean (Feddes) Manley

    Obituary: Thelma Jean (Feddes) Manley

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:57:01 GMT

    Thelma Jean (Feddes) Manley passed away on June 21, 2018, at Highgate Senior Living after gracefully battling myelodysplastic syndrome for a year.  She was 78.  

    Thelma Jean (Feddes) Manley passed away on June 21, 2018, at Highgate Senior Living after gracefully battling myelodysplastic syndrome for a year.  She was 78.  

  • Obituary: Frank William Lessley

    Obituary: Frank William Lessley

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:40:14 GMT

    Frank William Lessley was born March 26, 1938, in Utah to Irene and Frank Lessley. He was a brother to Sherman, Emmett, Barbara and Laura. After moving to Bozeman, Montana, he worked for Sullivan Photo before taking a position at the Montana State Police Department as a police officer. 

    Frank William Lessley was born March 26, 1938, in Utah to Irene and Frank Lessley. He was a brother to Sherman, Emmett, Barbara and Laura. After moving to Bozeman, Montana, he worked for Sullivan Photo before taking a position at the Montana State Police Department as a police officer. 

  • Obituary: Devin Lynn Bacon

    Obituary: Devin Lynn Bacon

    Thursday, June 7 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-06-07 23:09:07 GMT

    Devin Lynn Bacon was born May 8, 1967 in Orange County, California.  He died May 25, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  He attended Bozeman Senior High School, where he was an avid wrestler, small but mighty.  

    Devin Lynn Bacon was born May 8, 1967 in Orange County, California.  He died May 25, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  He attended Bozeman Senior High School, where he was an avid wrestler, small but mighty.  

  • Obituary: Walter D. "Butch" Johnson

    Obituary: Walter D. "Butch" Johnson

    Thursday, June 7 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-06-07 17:40:42 GMT

    Walter D. "Butch" Johnson left this earth on June 4, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born to Walter Dewey and Isabel D. Johnson on August 4, 1941. He spent his growing years on the family ranch located near the community of Caster Falls near Cascade, Montana.

    Walter D. "Butch" Johnson left this earth on June 4, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born to Walter Dewey and Isabel D. Johnson on August 4, 1941. He spent his growing years on the family ranch located near the community of Caster Falls near Cascade, Montana.

  • Obituary: John Birdcell Willits

    Obituary: John Birdcell Willits

    Saturday, June 2 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-06-02 19:48:11 GMT

    On Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, after a brief illness, John Birdcell Willits, 96, passed away at the Bozeman Lodge after a brief illness. 

    On Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, after a brief illness, John Birdcell Willits, 96, passed away at the Bozeman Lodge after a brief illness. 

  • Obituary: Kevin George Swagerty

    Obituary: Kevin George Swagerty

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:11:40 GMT

    Kevin George Swagerty passed away May 16, 2018. He was born August 9, 1959, in Glasgow, Montana, to Robert Eugene and Dorothy May (Robbins) Swagerty.  Kevin was one of the most joyously memorable people you could ever meet.  He made instant friendships wherever he went.  

    Kevin George Swagerty passed away May 16, 2018. He was born August 9, 1959, in Glasgow, Montana, to Robert Eugene and Dorothy May (Robbins) Swagerty.  Kevin was one of the most joyously memorable people you could ever meet.  He made instant friendships wherever he went.  

  • Obituary: Paul Harris

    Obituary: Paul Harris

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:27:02 GMT

    Paul Harris, a versatile and prolific artist, was born on November 5, 1925 in Orlando, Florida and died on May 13, 2018 in Bozeman, Montana, surrounded by his family. 

    Paul Harris, a versatile and prolific artist, was born on November 5, 1925 in Orlando, Florida and died on May 13, 2018 in Bozeman, Montana, surrounded by his family. 

  • Obituary: Garren Dean Townsend

    Obituary: Garren Dean Townsend

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:19:08 GMT

    Garren Dean Townsend passed away May 13, 2018. Gary was born November 26, 1938, at his grandmother’s house on North Bozeman Street. He lived his entire life in the Bozeman area. He attended schools in Bozeman, including Longfellow, Hawthorne, Emerson, and Gallatin County High. 

    Garren Dean Townsend passed away May 13, 2018. Gary was born November 26, 1938, at his grandmother’s house on North Bozeman Street. He lived his entire life in the Bozeman area. He attended schools in Bozeman, including Longfellow, Hawthorne, Emerson, and Gallatin County High. 

  • Obituary: Scott Cameron Marshall

    Obituary: Scott Cameron Marshall

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:57:19 GMT

    Scott Cameron Marshall was born December 12, 1952, to Gordon and Barbara Marshall and grew up in Red Lodge, MT.  He graduated from Red Lodge High in 1971 and married Kristin Boggio, also from Red Lodge, on September 21, 1974. 

    Scott Cameron Marshall was born December 12, 1952, to Gordon and Barbara Marshall and grew up in Red Lodge, MT.  He graduated from Red Lodge High in 1971 and married Kristin Boggio, also from Red Lodge, on September 21, 1974. 

  • Obituary: Tim Kieffer

    Obituary: Tim Kieffer

    Thursday, May 10 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-05-10 12:48:30 GMT
    Tim Kieffer, one of God’s angels, has gone home on May 9, 2018. Tim was born March 18, 1954, in Manawa, WI. Tim lived with his family of eight all his life until he moved into a group home with Reach, Inc. For the past year, Tim lived at Madison Manor in Ennis, Mont. There he received the best care and love possible. Even with his handicap, Tim was a joy to everyone he encountered whether in Special Olympics or everyday life. He loved music and dancing to old-time rock and rol...
    Tim Kieffer, one of God’s angels, has gone home on May 9, 2018. Tim was born March 18, 1954, in Manawa, WI. Tim lived with his family of eight all his life until he moved into a group home with Reach, Inc. For the past year, Tim lived at Madison Manor in Ennis, Mont. There he received the best care and love possible. Even with his handicap, Tim was a joy to everyone he encountered whether in Special Olympics or everyday life. He loved music and dancing to old-time rock and rol...
  • Obituary: Daniel Briggs

    Obituary: Daniel Briggs

    Monday, May 7 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-05-07 22:33:22 GMT
    Daniel Briggs was a man of faith and family. He gave back tenfold what he received from any friend or loved one. Daniel was the type of man to see a person struggling with their car at the gas station, only to climb under it and fix it in a jiffy. He doted on his daughter, was a devoted husband, a loving son, a playful brother, and a mentor to his own sons. He will be missed by his family and myriad of friends. Daniel is survived by his mother, Nancy; sisters, Joanne, Tina, and Irene;...
    Daniel Briggs was a man of faith and family. He gave back tenfold what he received from any friend or loved one. Daniel was the type of man to see a person struggling with their car at the gas station, only to climb under it and fix it in a jiffy. He doted on his daughter, was a devoted husband, a loving son, a playful brother, and a mentor to his own sons. He will be missed by his family and myriad of friends. Daniel is survived by his mother, Nancy; sisters, Joanne, Tina, and Irene;...
  • Obituary: B. John Heetderks, Jr.

    Obituary: B. John Heetderks, Jr.

    Thursday, May 3 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-05-03 21:30:13 GMT
    B. John Heetderks, Jr. was born in Bozeman, Montana on April 30, 1926. He died peacefully at home on Monday, April 30, 2018 - his 92nd birthday - surrounded by his wife, Lois, and other family members. John lived a full life, not just in years but in relationships and experience. He was a faithful husband, father, grandfather, friend, physician, community leader, athlete, and artist. He had a great sense of humor and loved to tell stories. He was a lifelong advocate of health and wel...
    B. John Heetderks, Jr. was born in Bozeman, Montana on April 30, 1926. He died peacefully at home on Monday, April 30, 2018 - his 92nd birthday - surrounded by his wife, Lois, and other family members. John lived a full life, not just in years but in relationships and experience. He was a faithful husband, father, grandfather, friend, physician, community leader, athlete, and artist. He had a great sense of humor and loved to tell stories. He was a lifelong advocate of health and wel...
  • Obituary: Sidney "Sid" Dykstra

    Obituary: Sidney "Sid" Dykstra

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:21:43 GMT

    Sidney “Sid” Dykstra, 91, longtime Gallatin Valley farmer and rancher, passed away on April 13, 2018, in Churchill, MT. Sid was born on April 20, 1926, near Manhattan, Montana and lived all his life in the Gallatin Valley. 

    Sidney “Sid” Dykstra, 91, longtime Gallatin Valley farmer and rancher, passed away on April 13, 2018, in Churchill, MT. Sid was born on April 20, 1926, near Manhattan, Montana and lived all his life in the Gallatin Valley. 

  • Obituary: Mary Lou Fjeld

    Obituary: Mary Lou Fjeld

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-04-11 17:15:25 GMT

    Mary Lou Fjeld passed away peacefully of natural causes on March 15, 2018, at the remarkable age of 97. She resided at the Gallatin County Rest Home in Bozeman. Mary Lou was born to Lorene and Charles C. Harper on Jan. 30, 1921, in Havre, Montana

    Mary Lou Fjeld passed away peacefully of natural causes on March 15, 2018, at the remarkable age of 97. She resided at the Gallatin County Rest Home in Bozeman. Mary Lou was born to Lorene and Charles C. Harper on Jan. 30, 1921, in Havre, Montana

  • Obituary: Joseph John Colombo, Jr.

    Obituary: Joseph John Colombo, Jr.

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-09 14:49:14 GMT
    Joseph John Colombo, Jr. In the early morning of Thursday, March 29, 2018, we lost a beautiful man – Joe (Buddy) Colombo passed peacefully away at home with his loving family at his side. Joe was born in Brooklyn, New York, and spent his formative years in the suburbs on Long Island.  He eventually ventured west, and graduated from Pershing College in Beatrice, Nebraska.  It seems that fate was guiding him in his travels for it was here that he met and married the lo...
    Joseph John Colombo, Jr. In the early morning of Thursday, March 29, 2018, we lost a beautiful man – Joe (Buddy) Colombo passed peacefully away at home with his loving family at his side. Joe was born in Brooklyn, New York, and spent his formative years in the suburbs on Long Island.  He eventually ventured west, and graduated from Pershing College in Beatrice, Nebraska.  It seems that fate was guiding him in his travels for it was here that he met and married the lo...
  • Obituary: Harold Albert Brown

    Obituary: Harold Albert Brown

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-04-09 14:36:43 GMT
    Harold Albert Brown (Hal) passed away peacefully at the age of 75 surrounded by family at the Spring Creek Inn Memory Care Community in Bozeman on April 2, 2018. Hal was born in Miles City, Montana, on May 12, 1942 to Albert and Cora Brown. He grew up on the family ranch in Powderville, the middle child between older sister, Jessie, and younger brother, Clarence.  As a fourth-generation Montanan, life was not always easy on the cattle ranch located along the Powder River but Hal...
    Harold Albert Brown (Hal) passed away peacefully at the age of 75 surrounded by family at the Spring Creek Inn Memory Care Community in Bozeman on April 2, 2018. Hal was born in Miles City, Montana, on May 12, 1942 to Albert and Cora Brown. He grew up on the family ranch in Powderville, the middle child between older sister, Jessie, and younger brother, Clarence.  As a fourth-generation Montanan, life was not always easy on the cattle ranch located along the Powder River but Hal...
  • Obituary: Elaine Catherine Williamson

    Obituary: Elaine Catherine Williamson

    Friday, April 6 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-04-06 18:06:31 GMT

    Elaine Catherine Williamson died peacefully in Bozeman, Montana on March 30, 2018. Elaine was born in Baker, Montana on June 2, 1926 to Alma Olson Robinson and Wallis Halliday Robinson. 

    Elaine Catherine Williamson died peacefully in Bozeman, Montana on March 30, 2018. Elaine was born in Baker, Montana on June 2, 1926 to Alma Olson Robinson and Wallis Halliday Robinson. 

  • Obituary: Jacoba "Cobi" S. Leo

    Obituary: Jacoba "Cobi" S. Leo

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-04-03 17:47:18 GMT

    Jacoba “Cobi” S. Leo passed away April 1, 2018.  She was born April 16, 1917, in Sassenheim, Holland.   She grew up sailing and camping with her friends on the canals.  Her father owned a tulip farm and she sometimes traveled to the U.S. with the family on business trips.  

    Jacoba “Cobi” S. Leo passed away April 1, 2018.  She was born April 16, 1917, in Sassenheim, Holland.   She grew up sailing and camping with her friends on the canals.  Her father owned a tulip farm and she sometimes traveled to the U.S. with the family on business trips.  

  • Obituary: Ina-Maria Grewe Riddell

    Obituary: Ina-Maria Grewe Riddell

    Sunday, April 1 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-04-01 15:00:11 GMT

    Ina-Maria Grewe Riddell was called home by her creator, for her next assignment, on March 28, 2018. She was born on May 29, 1923, in Potsdam, Germany, to Hermann Grewe of Recklinghausen, Wesfalia, and Elly Bauer Grewe, only daughter of Wilhelm Bauer and Bertha Maria Kleist Bauer.

    Ina-Maria Grewe Riddell was called home by her creator, for her next assignment, on March 28, 2018. She was born on May 29, 1923, in Potsdam, Germany, to Hermann Grewe of Recklinghausen, Wesfalia, and Elly Bauer Grewe, only daughter of Wilhelm Bauer and Bertha Maria Kleist Bauer.

  • Obituary: Frank Lane

    Obituary: Frank Lane

    Sunday, April 1 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-04-01 13:00:16 GMT

    Frank Lane, 95, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018, peacefully with loved ones at his side. Frank was born on March 4, 1923, to Dr. Albert Lane and Sadie Lane in North Platte, NE.  He served in WWII under the 389th and 453rd Bomb Group, 2nd Air Division, 8th Air Force.

    Frank Lane, 95, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018, peacefully with loved ones at his side. Frank was born on March 4, 1923, to Dr. Albert Lane and Sadie Lane in North Platte, NE.  He served in WWII under the 389th and 453rd Bomb Group, 2nd Air Division, 8th Air Force.

  • Obituary: Robert Chester Juel

    Obituary: Robert Chester Juel

    Friday, March 30 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-03-30 12:38:25 GMT

    Robert Chester Juel July 2, 1947 – March 26, 2018 This is the story of Robert Juel, though everyone called him Bob. He was a wonderful man who was loved, is missed, and will always be remembered for his smile, large bear hugs, and booming laughter. 

    Robert Chester Juel July 2, 1947 – March 26, 2018 This is the story of Robert Juel, though everyone called him Bob. He was a wonderful man who was loved, is missed, and will always be remembered for his smile, large bear hugs, and booming laughter. 

  • Obituary: Margo Reynolds Janke

    Obituary: Margo Reynolds Janke

    Sunday, March 25 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-03-25 16:16:08 GMT

    Margo Reynolds Janke was born August 11, 1935, in Traverse City, MI, to Floyd and Josephine Reynolds. She grew up in Traverse City and later attended Western Michigan University where she graduated with a degree in Elementary Vocal Music and a Minor in English. 

    Margo Reynolds Janke was born August 11, 1935, in Traverse City, MI, to Floyd and Josephine Reynolds. She grew up in Traverse City and later attended Western Michigan University where she graduated with a degree in Elementary Vocal Music and a Minor in English. 

  • Obituary: Corey Lee Benner

    Obituary: Corey Lee Benner

    Thursday, March 22 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-03-22 18:52:03 GMT

    Corey Lee Benner, 33, of Belgrade, Montana passed away Monday, March 19, 2018.  He was born December 2, 1984 in Alliance, Ohio to Dick and Lee Benner.  The family lived in Homeworth, Ohio for a while before moving to Clancy, Montana. 

    Corey Lee Benner, 33, of Belgrade, Montana passed away Monday, March 19, 2018.  He was born December 2, 1984 in Alliance, Ohio to Dick and Lee Benner.  The family lived in Homeworth, Ohio for a while before moving to Clancy, Montana. 

  • Obituary: Don Isler

    Obituary: Don Isler

    Thursday, March 15 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-03-15 16:20:07 GMT

    Donald Laurence Isler was born on February 28, 1929, in Maywood, Illinois, raised in Chicago’s western suburbs and passed on March 11, 2018. He followed his father into the building contractor business, building many homes in the area, from bungalows to luxury. 

    Donald Laurence Isler was born on February 28, 1929, in Maywood, Illinois, raised in Chicago’s western suburbs and passed on March 11, 2018. He followed his father into the building contractor business, building many homes in the area, from bungalows to luxury. 

  • Obituary: Dr. Paul Hummison Visscher

    Obituary: Dr. Paul Hummison Visscher

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-03-14 19:12:39 GMT

    Dr. Paul Hummison Visscher, MD died in the presence of his children in the early hours of Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at the age of 94.

    Dr. Paul Hummison Visscher, MD died in the presence of his children in the early hours of Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at the age of 94.

  • Obituary: Millie McAfee

    Obituary: Millie McAfee

    Sunday, March 11 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-03-11 10:00:15 GMT

    Millie McAfee, 91, a Bozeman native, passed away March 6, 2018, at the Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. Millie was born on May 17, 1926, to Edward and Martha Vogel, in Bozeman, where she grew up and attended the Story Mill School and Gallatin County High School.

    Millie McAfee, 91, a Bozeman native, passed away March 6, 2018, at the Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. Millie was born on May 17, 1926, to Edward and Martha Vogel, in Bozeman, where she grew up and attended the Story Mill School and Gallatin County High School.

  • Obituary: Helen Margaret (Walker) Emerson

    Obituary: Helen Margaret (Walker) Emerson

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 10:24 AM EST2018-03-06 15:24:37 GMT

    Helen Margaret (Walker) Emerson, the daughter of Milton V. Walker and Helen Patterson Walker of Springfield, Oregon, and wife of Ken Emerson, passed away peacefully after a short illness early Wednesday morning (2/28/2018) in Bozeman, MT, where she had lived since 1962. 

    Helen Margaret (Walker) Emerson, the daughter of Milton V. Walker and Helen Patterson Walker of Springfield, Oregon, and wife of Ken Emerson, passed away peacefully after a short illness early Wednesday morning (2/28/2018) in Bozeman, MT, where she had lived since 1962. 

  • Obituary: Wesley R. Myers

    Obituary: Wesley R. Myers

    Sunday, March 4 2018 8:25 AM EST2018-03-04 13:25:01 GMT

    Our dear friend Wesley R. Myers passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018, at the age of 70. A life long native, he was born to Milburn and Mae (Papke) Myers on January 1, 1948. He finished his education with an associate degree from MSU. 

    Our dear friend Wesley R. Myers passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018, at the age of 70. A life long native, he was born to Milburn and Mae (Papke) Myers on January 1, 1948. He finished his education with an associate degree from MSU. 

  • Obituary: Frances S. Harvey

    Obituary: Frances S. Harvey

    Monday, February 26 2018 2:52 PM EST2018-02-26 19:52:07 GMT

    Frances S. Harvey, 102, passed away at the Gallatin Rest Home in Bozeman, Montana, on February 14, 2018.  She was born October 3, 1915, in Sutton, Massachusetts, to Edwin J. and Ada (Porter) Schnier. Frances attended Humiston School in Cheshire, Connecticut.  

    Frances S. Harvey, 102, passed away at the Gallatin Rest Home in Bozeman, Montana, on February 14, 2018.  She was born October 3, 1915, in Sutton, Massachusetts, to Edwin J. and Ada (Porter) Schnier. Frances attended Humiston School in Cheshire, Connecticut.  

  • Obituary: Henry "Hank" Wruck

    Obituary: Henry "Hank" Wruck

    Monday, February 26 2018 9:20 AM EST2018-02-26 14:20:27 GMT

    Henry “Hank” D. Wruck, 85, of Bozeman passed away Sat. February 10, 2018 followed by his wife Darlene F. Wruck, 78, Sunday February 11, 2018. Over their 61 years of marriage, they created much laughter and countless memories. 

    Henry “Hank” D. Wruck, 85, of Bozeman passed away Sat. February 10, 2018 followed by his wife Darlene F. Wruck, 78, Sunday February 11, 2018. Over their 61 years of marriage, they created much laughter and countless memories. 

  • Obituary: Barbie Wallace

    Obituary: Barbie Wallace

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:51 AM EST2018-02-23 14:51:16 GMT

    Barbie Wallace, 54, of Bozeman passed away Monday, February 19, 2018. Barbie Jane Berndt was born March 16, 1963 to William R. Berndt and Barb A. Berndt, the fourth of five children.  Barbie graduated from Bozeman Senior High in 1982.  Shortly after, in 1983, Barbie married Mark Wallace.  They had two children, Mickey Lee and Naphtali Janine.  Mark Wallace was killed December 12, 1985 when the military transport he was flying home from Egypt in blew up over Gand...

    Barbie Wallace, 54, of Bozeman passed away Monday, February 19, 2018. Barbie Jane Berndt was born March 16, 1963 to William R. Berndt and Barb A. Berndt, the fourth of five children.  Barbie graduated from Bozeman Senior High in 1982.  Shortly after, in 1983, Barbie married Mark Wallace.  They had two children, Mickey Lee and Naphtali Janine.  Mark Wallace was killed December 12, 1985 when the military transport he was flying home from Egypt in blew up over Gand...

  • Obituary: Lawrence "Larry" Earl Dorr, Sr.

    Obituary: Lawrence "Larry" Earl Dorr, Sr.

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:28 PM EST2018-02-20 19:28:47 GMT

    Lawrence “Larry” Earl Dorr, Sr., 87, passed away February 10, 2018, in Bozeman, MT.  Larry was born October 23, 1930, in Riverside, CA. Larry attended Riverside High School and was granted his high school diploma while in the U.S. Navy—where he served for 20 years

    Lawrence “Larry” Earl Dorr, Sr., 87, passed away February 10, 2018, in Bozeman, MT.  Larry was born October 23, 1930, in Riverside, CA. Larry attended Riverside High School and was granted his high school diploma while in the U.S. Navy—where he served for 20 years

  • Obituary: Kathryn (Kit) Crampton Wolny

    Obituary: Kathryn (Kit) Crampton Wolny

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:22 PM EST2018-02-20 19:22:31 GMT

    Kathryn (Kit) Crampton Wolny passed away in her home on February 6, 2018, after a brief struggle with Lymphoma.  Kit was born on February 16, 1929, in Moline, IL to Illinois Supreme Court Justice Albert M. Crampton and Josephine Von Maur Crampton. 

    Kathryn (Kit) Crampton Wolny passed away in her home on February 6, 2018, after a brief struggle with Lymphoma.  Kit was born on February 16, 1929, in Moline, IL to Illinois Supreme Court Justice Albert M. Crampton and Josephine Von Maur Crampton. 

  • Obituary: Delores A. Kottwitz

    Obituary: Delores A. Kottwitz

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:48 AM EST2018-02-15 13:48:33 GMT
    Delores A. Kottwitz, 88, of Bozeman passed away Monday, February 12, 2018.  She was born January 19, 1930, in Willmar, Minnesota, to Martin and Clara (Syverson) Dokken. Delores was the second of five children In the fall of 1948, Delores met Henry B. Kottwitz before graduating from Willmar High School in the spring of 1949.  Delores and Henry were married January 28, 1950, and made their home in Willmar, MN. Together they had five children—one daughter and four sons. ...
    Delores A. Kottwitz, 88, of Bozeman passed away Monday, February 12, 2018.  She was born January 19, 1930, in Willmar, Minnesota, to Martin and Clara (Syverson) Dokken. Delores was the second of five children In the fall of 1948, Delores met Henry B. Kottwitz before graduating from Willmar High School in the spring of 1949.  Delores and Henry were married January 28, 1950, and made their home in Willmar, MN. Together they had five children—one daughter and four sons. ...
  • Obituary: Glenna Baxter Mills

    Obituary: Glenna Baxter Mills

    Sunday, February 11 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-02-11 21:21:02 GMT

    Glenna Mills was granted her final wishes to say goodbye to her children and complete her life’s work at her home in Bozeman, Montana before she passed away on February 3, 2018, at the age of 83.  She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Mills (Sacramento, CA); son, Bill Mills (Bozeman); grandsons, Colin Mills (Washington, DC) and Justin Mills (Bozeman); cousin, Marilyn Hassler (Mariposa, CA); and sister-in-law’s, Jane Sheldon and Jan Hamilton (Mariposa).  Glenn...

    Glenna Mills was granted her final wishes to say goodbye to her children and complete her life’s work at her home in Bozeman, Montana before she passed away on February 3, 2018, at the age of 83.  She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Mills (Sacramento, CA); son, Bill Mills (Bozeman); grandsons, Colin Mills (Washington, DC) and Justin Mills (Bozeman); cousin, Marilyn Hassler (Mariposa, CA); and sister-in-law’s, Jane Sheldon and Jan Hamilton (Mariposa).  Glenn...

  • Obituary: Janet Louise McMaster

    Obituary: Janet Louise McMaster

    Sunday, February 11 2018 4:16 PM EST2018-02-11 21:16:00 GMT
    Janet Louise (Staples) McMaster passed away on February 6, 2018, in Bozeman, Montana.  Janet was born to Jack and Eunice (Swinney) Staples on September 5, 1951, in Havre, Montana. Janet grew up in a farm community—the daughter of a wheat farmer—and enjoyed working on her family farm with her four siblings.  Janet graduated from Gildford Public School as Salutatorian; and from the University of Montana with a B.S. in Business. Janet became a teacher—teachin...
    Janet Louise (Staples) McMaster passed away on February 6, 2018, in Bozeman, Montana.  Janet was born to Jack and Eunice (Swinney) Staples on September 5, 1951, in Havre, Montana. Janet grew up in a farm community—the daughter of a wheat farmer—and enjoyed working on her family farm with her four siblings.  Janet graduated from Gildford Public School as Salutatorian; and from the University of Montana with a B.S. in Business. Janet became a teacher—teachin...
  • Obituary: Walter Rivenes Sales

    Obituary: Walter Rivenes Sales

    Sunday, February 11 2018 11:50 AM EST2018-02-11 16:50:11 GMT

    Walter Rivenes Sales departed this world (February 7, 2018) with a smile on his face, knowing he would join his dear wife, Shirley Sue, to continue their beautiful love affair.  

    Walter Rivenes Sales departed this world (February 7, 2018) with a smile on his face, knowing he would join his dear wife, Shirley Sue, to continue their beautiful love affair.  

  • Obituary: Robert Otto Brandenberger

    Obituary: Robert Otto Brandenberger

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 1:33 PM EST2018-02-06 18:33:37 GMT

    Robert Otto Brandenberger, 92, formerly of Missoula, died on January 26th in Bozeman.  Born to Swiss immigrants on July 1, 1925 in Union City, New Jersey, he spent his childhood in New Jersey and Switzerland.  

    Robert Otto Brandenberger, 92, formerly of Missoula, died on January 26th in Bozeman.  Born to Swiss immigrants on July 1, 1925 in Union City, New Jersey, he spent his childhood in New Jersey and Switzerland.  

  • Obituary: Ruth S. Harvey

    Obituary: Ruth S. Harvey

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 2:28 PM EST2018-01-16 19:28:36 GMT

    Ruth S. Harvey was born November 6, 1926, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She married Donald L. Harvey on May 22, 1945. They met as a result of Donald’s service in the Army on the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, New Mexico, during World War II. 

    Ruth S. Harvey was born November 6, 1926, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She married Donald L. Harvey on May 22, 1945. They met as a result of Donald’s service in the Army on the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, New Mexico, during World War II. 

  • Obituary: Judith Grieve Figgins

    Obituary: Judith Grieve Figgins

    Sunday, January 14 2018 7:13 AM EST2018-01-14 12:13:02 GMT

    Judith Grieve Figgins was given the gift of life on May 27, 1934, in Tacoma, Washington. She spent splendid childhood years playing along the beaches of Dash Point, Washington, with her cousin, Jimmy Blauvelt. 

    Judith Grieve Figgins was given the gift of life on May 27, 1934, in Tacoma, Washington. She spent splendid childhood years playing along the beaches of Dash Point, Washington, with her cousin, Jimmy Blauvelt. 

  • Obituary: Bob Kleven

    Obituary: Bob Kleven

    Friday, January 12 2018 2:44 PM EST2018-01-12 19:44:31 GMT
    Bob Kleven passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, in the loving arms of his wife, Darlene Idland. Robert Lloyd Kleven was born March 14, 1955, in Minot, North Dakota, to Lloyd and Ella Kleven.  They moved to Sidney, Montana, where Bob had many cherished childhood memories.  He was proud of his Norweign/German heritage.  After graduation, his life adventures started, and he became a man of many trades and talents; Bob was a plumber’s son and started learning the tr...
    Bob Kleven passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, in the loving arms of his wife, Darlene Idland. Robert Lloyd Kleven was born March 14, 1955, in Minot, North Dakota, to Lloyd and Ella Kleven.  They moved to Sidney, Montana, where Bob had many cherished childhood memories.  He was proud of his Norweign/German heritage.  After graduation, his life adventures started, and he became a man of many trades and talents; Bob was a plumber’s son and started learning the tr...
  • Obituary: Marie Margel (Maas) Delin

    Obituary: Marie Margel (Maas) Delin

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 8:03 AM EST2018-01-09 13:03:09 GMT

    Marie Margel (Maas) Delin of Bozeman, Montana, passed away January 6, 2018, in her home at the Bozeman Lodge surrounded by her family. Marie was born May 25, 1925, in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, the daughter of Dr. David and Freda Maas. 

    Marie Margel (Maas) Delin of Bozeman, Montana, passed away January 6, 2018, in her home at the Bozeman Lodge surrounded by her family. Marie was born May 25, 1925, in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, the daughter of Dr. David and Freda Maas. 

  • Obituary: Leoti June Waite

    Obituary: Leoti June Waite

    Thursday, January 4 2018 8:43 AM EST2018-01-04 13:43:07 GMT

    Leoti June Waite passed away on December 27 in Bozeman, MT after a brief hospital stay, with her family by her side.

    Leoti June Waite passed away on December 27 in Bozeman, MT after a brief hospital stay, with her family by her side.

  • Obituary: Mark Robin

    Obituary: Mark Robin

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 6:50 PM EST2017-12-20 23:50:25 GMT
    Mark Robin arrived in Big Sky, Montana in 1993 with his wife, Jackie, their dog, Niner, a cat and baby, Andrew. He was a poet and a Mets fan; a man who would spend the next nearly three decades raising his family, building a business which became an anchor of community in the growing ski town, and pursuing his many and varied passions. During these years he would learn to ski, fly fish, skate ski, mountain bike, perfect his handstand in yoga, curate the best wine selection in Big Sky...
    Mark Robin arrived in Big Sky, Montana in 1993 with his wife, Jackie, their dog, Niner, a cat and baby, Andrew. He was a poet and a Mets fan; a man who would spend the next nearly three decades raising his family, building a business which became an anchor of community in the growing ski town, and pursuing his many and varied passions. During these years he would learn to ski, fly fish, skate ski, mountain bike, perfect his handstand in yoga, curate the best wine selection in Big Sky...
  • Obituary: Iris “Joan” Bray

    Obituary: Iris “Joan” Bray

    Thursday, December 14 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-12-14 12:00:29 GMT

    Joan Bray peacefully entered the Kingdom of Heaven surrounded by all of her children on December 11, 2017. Joan was born to Sydney and Frances Holland on May 27, 1924, in Richmond, Surrey, England, where she grew up with her brother, Ken.  She was awarded a scholarship to attend the prestigious Tiffin Girls School where she graduated at the age of 17.  Raised in the midst of nightly bombings during WWII, wearing a helmet and carrying a gas mask to school or work was a daily...

    Joan Bray peacefully entered the Kingdom of Heaven surrounded by all of her children on December 11, 2017. Joan was born to Sydney and Frances Holland on May 27, 1924, in Richmond, Surrey, England, where she grew up with her brother, Ken.  She was awarded a scholarship to attend the prestigious Tiffin Girls School where she graduated at the age of 17.  Raised in the midst of nightly bombings during WWII, wearing a helmet and carrying a gas mask to school or work was a daily...

  • Obituary: Byron L. McAllister

    Obituary: Byron L. McAllister

    Monday, December 11 2017 9:24 AM EST2017-12-11 14:24:07 GMT
    Byron L. McAllister 1929 – 2017 Byron was a scholar, mathematician, published poet, dutiful son, gardener, Korean War veteran, brother, educator, husband for 60 years, history buff, professor emeritus, father of three, published author of three mysteries and a book of short stories, community volunteer, amateur linguist, mentor, painter of pictures, grandfather, musician, roofer, and mushroom hunter. Byron was intellectually curious, witty, dapper, persistent, fair, honest, k...
    Byron L. McAllister 1929 – 2017 Byron was a scholar, mathematician, published poet, dutiful son, gardener, Korean War veteran, brother, educator, husband for 60 years, history buff, professor emeritus, father of three, published author of three mysteries and a book of short stories, community volunteer, amateur linguist, mentor, painter of pictures, grandfather, musician, roofer, and mushroom hunter. Byron was intellectually curious, witty, dapper, persistent, fair, honest, k...
  • Obituary: William “Bill” Clyde Franks

    Obituary: William “Bill” Clyde Franks

    Sunday, December 3 2017 12:40 PM EST2017-12-03 17:40:26 GMT

    Bill Franks was born in Livingston, MT, on January 29, 1945.  His life was tragically taken from him at the age of 72 on November 21, 2017. Bill grew up in Livingston, graduating from Park High School and Montana State University. He served in the Army from 1969 to 1972, transporting intelligence and deciphering codes while stationed in Malta and Naples.  After the Army, he earned a master’s degree at MSU and taught in Australia before returning to Bozeman.

    Bill Franks was born in Livingston, MT, on January 29, 1945.  His life was tragically taken from him at the age of 72 on November 21, 2017. Bill grew up in Livingston, graduating from Park High School and Montana State University. He served in the Army from 1969 to 1972, transporting intelligence and deciphering codes while stationed in Malta and Naples.  After the Army, he earned a master’s degree at MSU and taught in Australia before returning to Bozeman.

  • Obituary: Leta Marie Wallace

    Obituary: Leta Marie Wallace

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:17 PM EST2017-11-16 20:17:44 GMT

    Leta Marie Wallace, 84, of Belgrade passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Leta was born July 9, 1933 in Howe, Oklahoma, to Robert Chester and Oma Lee (Bowles) Underwood.  She graduated from Poly High in Long Beach, California. 

    Leta Marie Wallace, 84, of Belgrade passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Leta was born July 9, 1933 in Howe, Oklahoma, to Robert Chester and Oma Lee (Bowles) Underwood.  She graduated from Poly High in Long Beach, California. 

  • Obituary: Don Regli

    Obituary: Don Regli

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:39 AM EST2017-11-15 14:39:44 GMT

    Don Regli – with your grizzly bear hugs, thick hands, and even larger heart, you will be so missed.  You were strong yet gentle, so big and so big-hearted.  You were our gentle giant with a kindhearted laugh and loving smile; everyone you knew became a friend.  

    Don Regli – with your grizzly bear hugs, thick hands, and even larger heart, you will be so missed.  You were strong yet gentle, so big and so big-hearted.  You were our gentle giant with a kindhearted laugh and loving smile; everyone you knew became a friend.  

  • Obituary: David M. Ressler

    Obituary: David M. Ressler

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:51 AM EST2017-11-13 14:51:00 GMT
    David M. Ressler, 61, passed away on November 7, 2017.  Born August 24, 1956, to Christ and Agnes Ressler (Hellman) in Mandan, ND, he lived in Mandan until 1999. Dave attended Mandan schools and graduated from Mandan High School in May of 1976. He married Gerri Tveito in March of 1976. In those early years, he worked at Barney’s Standard Service, Bill’s Super Value and drove a bus for the Mandan school system. He started working for Chase Chevrolet in Mandan in 1980 a...
    David M. Ressler, 61, passed away on November 7, 2017.  Born August 24, 1956, to Christ and Agnes Ressler (Hellman) in Mandan, ND, he lived in Mandan until 1999. Dave attended Mandan schools and graduated from Mandan High School in May of 1976. He married Gerri Tveito in March of 1976. In those early years, he worked at Barney’s Standard Service, Bill’s Super Value and drove a bus for the Mandan school system. He started working for Chase Chevrolet in Mandan in 1980 a...
  • Obituary: Lou Ann Westlake

    Obituary: Lou Ann Westlake

    Sunday, November 12 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-11-12 13:00:28 GMT

    Lou Ann Westlake, age 90, passed away peacefully November 4, 2017 in Bozeman, Montana, from complications of Alzheimer’s, with family at her bedside. She was born Lou Ann Marie Webb on September 26, 1927, to Robert E. Webb and Marie (Jones) Webb in Livingston, Montana.  

    Lou Ann Westlake, age 90, passed away peacefully November 4, 2017 in Bozeman, Montana, from complications of Alzheimer’s, with family at her bedside. She was born Lou Ann Marie Webb on September 26, 1927, to Robert E. Webb and Marie (Jones) Webb in Livingston, Montana.  

  • Obituary: Cathy "Diane" D'Angerio

    Obituary: Cathy "Diane" D'Angerio

    Saturday, November 11 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-11-11 12:00:27 GMT

    Cathy “Diane” D’Angerio, 61, of Bozeman, Montana passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017.  Diane was born on October 18, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois to Ted Stoker and Betty Jean Mills.  She lived and worked in Las Vegas.  

    Cathy “Diane” D’Angerio, 61, of Bozeman, Montana passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017.  Diane was born on October 18, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois to Ted Stoker and Betty Jean Mills.  She lived and worked in Las Vegas.  

  • Obituary: Ronda Kleinsasser

    Obituary: Ronda Kleinsasser

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 2:48 PM EST2017-11-07 19:48:17 GMT

    The world lost a beautiful person on Saturday, November 4, 2017.  Ronda was lying next to the love of her life, Rex, with her children, Alexis (Max) and Morgan, asleep next door in the living room. 

    The world lost a beautiful person on Saturday, November 4, 2017.  Ronda was lying next to the love of her life, Rex, with her children, Alexis (Max) and Morgan, asleep next door in the living room. 

  • Obituary: Robert Uhlmann

    Obituary: Robert Uhlmann

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-10-25 19:18:44 GMT

    Robert Uhlmann passed away on the twenty-third of October with the same grace, dignity, humor, and gratitude that he displayed throughout his 68 years of life. Born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 20, 1949, he was R. Hugh (Pat) Uhlmann and Helen Jane Weil Uhlmann’s youngest of three children. 

    Robert Uhlmann passed away on the twenty-third of October with the same grace, dignity, humor, and gratitude that he displayed throughout his 68 years of life. Born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 20, 1949, he was R. Hugh (Pat) Uhlmann and Helen Jane Weil Uhlmann’s youngest of three children. 

  • Obituary: Albert Skaar

    Obituary: Albert Skaar

    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-10-22 12:00:29 GMT

    Albert Skaar, age 97, of Billings, MT, died on October 14, 2017. Albert was born on his parent’s homestead on March 2, 1920, in Wibaux County, Montana, the son of Edward and Anna Hagna Skaar. 

    Albert Skaar, age 97, of Billings, MT, died on October 14, 2017. Albert was born on his parent’s homestead on March 2, 1920, in Wibaux County, Montana, the son of Edward and Anna Hagna Skaar. 

  • Obituary: Marietta Johnstone

    Obituary: Marietta Johnstone

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 9:34 AM EDT2017-10-18 13:34:45 GMT

    Marietta lost her courageous battle with cancer and entered into eternal rest on October 12, 2017. She leaves a loving family and many devoted friends who loved her and admired her for her many qualities.

    Marietta lost her courageous battle with cancer and entered into eternal rest on October 12, 2017. She leaves a loving family and many devoted friends who loved her and admired her for her many qualities.

  • Obituary: Sjoerdje Martina "Shirley" Vander Stelt

    Obituary: Sjoerdje Martina "Shirley" Vander Stelt

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-10-14 03:56:35 GMT
    “What is your only comfort in life and in death? That I am not my own, but belong with body and soul, both in life and in death, to my faithful Savior Jesus Christ.” Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 1 There was a loud rejoicing in Heaven as our beloved Wife, Mother, Oma and Sister left our company to worship at the throne of her dearest Lord and Savior, Sunday, October 1st, 2017, after a long journey with Alzheimer’s. We miss her so dearly but her weary body is now at r...
    “What is your only comfort in life and in death? That I am not my own, but belong with body and soul, both in life and in death, to my faithful Savior Jesus Christ.” Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 1 There was a loud rejoicing in Heaven as our beloved Wife, Mother, Oma and Sister left our company to worship at the throne of her dearest Lord and Savior, Sunday, October 1st, 2017, after a long journey with Alzheimer’s. We miss her so dearly but her weary body is now at r...
  • Obituary: Virginia Milne

    Obituary: Virginia Milne

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:52:53 GMT

    Virginia “Jinnie” A. Milne, 78, passed away October 7, 2017, in Bozeman, MT.

    Virginia “Jinnie” A. Milne, 78, passed away October 7, 2017, in Bozeman, MT.

  • Obituary: Sharon Reinier

    Obituary: Sharon Reinier

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-10-04 18:01:03 GMT

    Sharon Reinier, 77, of Bozeman, MT, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2017.  She was born June 9, 1940, to Fay and Irene Zimmer in Minot, ND, where she grew up with her three brothers and four sisters.  

    Sharon Reinier, 77, of Bozeman, MT, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2017.  She was born June 9, 1940, to Fay and Irene Zimmer in Minot, ND, where she grew up with her three brothers and four sisters.  

  • Obituary: Ralph Currier Drowne, Jr.

    Obituary: Ralph Currier Drowne, Jr.

    Friday, September 29 2017 6:00 AM EDT2017-09-29 10:00:21 GMT

    Ralph Currier Drowne, Jr., 73, died of natural causes Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Bozeman, Montana, after a long, steady decline in health. Ralph was born on Aug. 24, 1944, in Derry, New Hampshire, to Ralph C. Drowne, Sr. and Pearl Louise Drowne.

    Ralph Currier Drowne, Jr., 73, died of natural causes Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Bozeman, Montana, after a long, steady decline in health. Ralph was born on Aug. 24, 1944, in Derry, New Hampshire, to Ralph C. Drowne, Sr. and Pearl Louise Drowne.

  • Obituary: Eleanor Rash Gover

    Obituary: Eleanor Rash Gover

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-09-25 13:10:24 GMT

    Eleanor Rash Gover went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 19, 2017.  She was born to Floyd and Betty (Bates) Rash on July 13, 1938.  Eleanor was a lifelong resident of Gallatin County and loved Montana. 

    Eleanor Rash Gover went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 19, 2017.  She was born to Floyd and Betty (Bates) Rash on July 13, 1938.  Eleanor was a lifelong resident of Gallatin County and loved Montana. 

  • Obituary: Marvin Feddes

    Obituary: Marvin Feddes

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:00:27 GMT
    Marvin Feddes entered the joyous presence of Jesus on September 19, 2017, at age 87. God blessed him with health and energy until the very last hours of his life. Born May 15, 1930, the youngest son of Jacob and Lena Feddes, Marv grew up in a Christ-centered home. Aside from military service, he was a lifelong rancher in the Gallatin Valley. He was engaged to Nellie Izenbaard in 1950, but their wedding was delayed for three years while he was in Germany with the United States Army. M...
    Marvin Feddes entered the joyous presence of Jesus on September 19, 2017, at age 87. God blessed him with health and energy until the very last hours of his life. Born May 15, 1930, the youngest son of Jacob and Lena Feddes, Marv grew up in a Christ-centered home. Aside from military service, he was a lifelong rancher in the Gallatin Valley. He was engaged to Nellie Izenbaard in 1950, but their wedding was delayed for three years while he was in Germany with the United States Army. M...
  • Obituary: John Nevin Wallis

    Obituary: John Nevin Wallis

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-09-13 15:05:16 GMT
    John Nevin Wallis, 29, passed away unexpectedly September 6th. He leaves behind three beautiful children who he loved dearly. His friends and family will host a celebration of his life on September 19th at Beall Park at 5:30 pm.
    John Nevin Wallis, 29, passed away unexpectedly September 6th. He leaves behind three beautiful children who he loved dearly. His friends and family will host a celebration of his life on September 19th at Beall Park at 5:30 pm.
  • Obituary: Robert "Bob" L. Wells

    Obituary: Robert "Bob" L. Wells

    Monday, September 11 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-09-11 13:56:06 GMT
    Robert “Bob” L. Wells passed away September 5, 2017, in Bozeman, MT.  He was born May 22, 1949, to Cecil and Fern (Siefert) Wells in Billings, MT.  He graduated from Bozeman High School in 1967 and went on to attend Montana State University.  He later met Roberta “Bobbie” Cavanaugh, and they were married June 14, 1980, in Bozeman. Bob was a mechanic at the Ridge Athletic Club, the owner of Vet Construction, worked with his wife at Advantage Mai...
    Robert “Bob” L. Wells passed away September 5, 2017, in Bozeman, MT.  He was born May 22, 1949, to Cecil and Fern (Siefert) Wells in Billings, MT.  He graduated from Bozeman High School in 1967 and went on to attend Montana State University.  He later met Roberta “Bobbie” Cavanaugh, and they were married June 14, 1980, in Bozeman. Bob was a mechanic at the Ridge Athletic Club, the owner of Vet Construction, worked with his wife at Advantage Mai...
  • Obituary: Robert G. Soper

    Obituary: Robert G. Soper

    Saturday, September 9 2017 8:25 AM EDT2017-09-09 12:25:03 GMT
    Robert G. Soper June 22, 1933 – August 21, 2017 As the moon moved away from the sun at the end of the eclipse on Monday, August 21st, beloved father, husband, and all-around social chairman, (Bob) Robert Gardiner Soper “Sope”, “kicked the bucket”, “woke up on the wrong side of the grass”, and “bought the farm”. Sope came into the world as the firstborn to Elizabeth G. and Dr. Gail R. Soper on “Twenty-two June Thirty-three&...
    Robert G. Soper June 22, 1933 – August 21, 2017 As the moon moved away from the sun at the end of the eclipse on Monday, August 21st, beloved father, husband, and all-around social chairman, (Bob) Robert Gardiner Soper “Sope”, “kicked the bucket”, “woke up on the wrong side of the grass”, and “bought the farm”. Sope came into the world as the firstborn to Elizabeth G. and Dr. Gail R. Soper on “Twenty-two June Thirty-three&...
  • Robert "Bob" Ward

    Robert "Bob" Ward

    Sunday, September 3 2017 10:14 AM EDT2017-09-03 14:14:06 GMT

    Robert (Bob) Ward passed away August 31, 2017, at Elsie's Assisted Living in Belgrade, MT, from complications of dementia. Bob was born February 5, 1931, to Tom and Belle (Livingston) Ward in Stipek, MT. 

    Robert (Bob) Ward passed away August 31, 2017, at Elsie's Assisted Living in Belgrade, MT, from complications of dementia. Bob was born February 5, 1931, to Tom and Belle (Livingston) Ward in Stipek, MT. 

  • Obituary: David Darrell Droppers

    Obituary: David Darrell Droppers

    Sunday, September 3 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-09-03 13:08:06 GMT

    This was not the way we had planned our Spring and Summer to go. Life takes us on trips even if we don’t want to go.

    This was not the way we had planned our Spring and Summer to go. Life takes us on trips even if we don’t want to go.

  • Obituary: Shirley Mae Scanga Pratt

    Obituary: Shirley Mae Scanga Pratt

    Friday, September 1 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-09-01 18:36:41 GMT

    On August 28, 2017, Shirley Mae Scanga Pratt succumbed to the side effects of the continuing strokes which she suffered since her original stroke on March 21, 2001.  The warm, loving, classy, feisty and tireless little Italian is now in heaven making certain that everyone has the very best food a

    On August 28, 2017, Shirley Mae Scanga Pratt succumbed to the side effects of the continuing strokes which she suffered since her original stroke on March 21, 2001.  The warm, loving, classy, feisty and tireless little Italian is now in heaven making certain that everyone has the very best food a

  • Obituary: Elizabeth Jean Hemenway

    Obituary: Elizabeth Jean Hemenway

    Thursday, August 31 2017 8:03 AM EDT2017-08-31 12:03:10 GMT
    Elizabeth Jean Hemenway passed away August 20, 2017, in Bozeman, MT.  She was born March 19, 1956, to Ward Wertman and Barbara Willette (Bates) Hemenway in Shreveport, LA.  She attended Central High in London, England, Fairborn Baker High School in Fairborn, OH, and the Universal School of Life.  Elizabeth also lived in California, Virginia, Colorado and Montana. She worked in retail, restaurant, administration and was an animal lover extraordinaire.  She was very...
    Elizabeth Jean Hemenway passed away August 20, 2017, in Bozeman, MT.  She was born March 19, 1956, to Ward Wertman and Barbara Willette (Bates) Hemenway in Shreveport, LA.  She attended Central High in London, England, Fairborn Baker High School in Fairborn, OH, and the Universal School of Life.  Elizabeth also lived in California, Virginia, Colorado and Montana. She worked in retail, restaurant, administration and was an animal lover extraordinaire.  She was very...
  • Obituary: John Van Dyken

    Obituary: John Van Dyken

    Monday, March 27 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-03-27 15:13:41 GMT

    On March 8, 2017, John Van Dyken, 95, was taken into glory.  John was born in Manhattan, MT, on June 8, 1921, to Peter and Jennie Van Dyken.  John grew up on a small farm west of Belgrade, MT.  

    On March 8, 2017, John Van Dyken, 95, was taken into glory.  John was born in Manhattan, MT, on June 8, 1921, to Peter and Jennie Van Dyken.  John grew up on a small farm west of Belgrade, MT.  

  • Obituary: Juanita R. Christie Hedrich

    Obituary: Juanita R. Christie Hedrich

    Monday, December 5 2016 7:11 PM EST2016-12-06 00:11:43 GMT

    After a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s, our beloved mother, Juanita R. Christie Hedrich, spread her wings and left this world to join her husband, Elmer, her parents, and other departed loved ones on Friday, November 11, 2016. 

    After a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s, our beloved mother, Juanita R. Christie Hedrich, spread her wings and left this world to join her husband, Elmer, her parents, and other departed loved ones on Friday, November 11, 2016. 

  • Obituary: Haley Rae Grace Tarinelli

    Obituary: Haley Rae Grace Tarinelli

    Monday, December 5 2016 7:04 PM EST2016-12-06 00:04:58 GMT
    Haley Rae Grace Tarinelli passed away in her home in Livingston, MT, on November 13, 2016. Haley was a bright, shining star and inspiration to all who met her. She had endless love and passion for her friends and family, especially her beloved husband and soul-mate, Andrew Newquist.  Haley was an avid Yankees fan and was proud of being a "feisty Italian woman". She was passionate about her modeling and more than anything the compassionate care and protection of an...
    Haley Rae Grace Tarinelli passed away in her home in Livingston, MT, on November 13, 2016. Haley was a bright, shining star and inspiration to all who met her. She had endless love and passion for her friends and family, especially her beloved husband and soul-mate, Andrew Newquist.  Haley was an avid Yankees fan and was proud of being a "feisty Italian woman". She was passionate about her modeling and more than anything the compassionate care and protection of an...
  • Obituary: Russell William Sylvis

    Obituary: Russell William Sylvis

    Monday, December 5 2016 7:00 PM EST2016-12-06 00:00:48 GMT
    Russell William Sylvis, age 80, of Bozeman, MT, passed away after a brief illness on Thursday, November 3, 2016.  He was with his loving son and daughter. Russell was born on December 23, 1935, in Omaha, Nebraska, to William Newton Sylvis and Francine Adeline Claire Ericksen Sylvis.  He spent his childhood in Blair, Nebraska, until early in 1952 when his family moved to the Flying D Ranch in the Madison Valley.  The family move to Bozeman in 1954.  After graduatio...
    Russell William Sylvis, age 80, of Bozeman, MT, passed away after a brief illness on Thursday, November 3, 2016.  He was with his loving son and daughter. Russell was born on December 23, 1935, in Omaha, Nebraska, to William Newton Sylvis and Francine Adeline Claire Ericksen Sylvis.  He spent his childhood in Blair, Nebraska, until early in 1952 when his family moved to the Flying D Ranch in the Madison Valley.  The family move to Bozeman in 1954.  After graduatio...
  • Obituary: William Michael Beyl

    Obituary: William Michael Beyl

    Monday, December 5 2016 6:53 PM EST2016-12-05 23:53:55 GMT
    William Michael Beyl, commonly known as “Wild Bill”, “B.B.”, or “Grumpa” was born on June 2, 1948, to Keith and Dorothy Beyl in Nebraska.  Bill had three brothers, Jerry, Richard (Dick), and Jimmy, and one sister, Kay.  The family moved to Montana where Bill found his passion for the outdoors.  You could find him with a BB gun in hand and his two close friends, Ivan and George Dieruf, by his side. Bill, Ivan, and George grew up toget...
    William Michael Beyl, commonly known as “Wild Bill”, “B.B.”, or “Grumpa” was born on June 2, 1948, to Keith and Dorothy Beyl in Nebraska.  Bill had three brothers, Jerry, Richard (Dick), and Jimmy, and one sister, Kay.  The family moved to Montana where Bill found his passion for the outdoors.  You could find him with a BB gun in hand and his two close friends, Ivan and George Dieruf, by his side. Bill, Ivan, and George grew up toget...
  • Obituary: Thomas Gregory Schmalz

    Obituary: Thomas Gregory Schmalz

    Monday, December 5 2016 6:50 PM EST2016-12-05 23:50:59 GMT
    Thomas Gregory Schmalz passed away at his summer home in Bozeman, MT. Thomas was born July 12, 1948, in Springfield, IL, the son of Guenter G. and Margaret G. Schmalz. His father was a professor at Montana State University, and his mother was a teacher in the Bozeman Public schools. Growing up in Bozeman, Thomas enjoyed conducting experiments with his toy chemistry set, and he went on to obtain a degree in Chemistry from Montana State University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Uni...
    Thomas Gregory Schmalz passed away at his summer home in Bozeman, MT. Thomas was born July 12, 1948, in Springfield, IL, the son of Guenter G. and Margaret G. Schmalz. His father was a professor at Montana State University, and his mother was a teacher in the Bozeman Public schools. Growing up in Bozeman, Thomas enjoyed conducting experiments with his toy chemistry set, and he went on to obtain a degree in Chemistry from Montana State University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Uni...
  • Obituary: Vagier Bartle

    Obituary: Vagier Bartle

    Monday, December 5 2016 6:48 PM EST2016-12-05 23:48:27 GMT
    Vangier Bartle passed away November 27, 2016.  She was born February 13, 1926, near Raleigh, North Carolina to Millard “Ralph” and Maggie Coats.  She grew up and received her schooling in Chester, Virginia.  She was employed by DuPont during the war. She married Herbert “Pete” Bartle on August 1, 1947, in Richmond, VA and they lived in the Chester, VA area until he retired in 1986.  The couple moved to Bozeman, MT in 1986 to be closer to th...
    Vangier Bartle passed away November 27, 2016.  She was born February 13, 1926, near Raleigh, North Carolina to Millard “Ralph” and Maggie Coats.  She grew up and received her schooling in Chester, Virginia.  She was employed by DuPont during the war. She married Herbert “Pete” Bartle on August 1, 1947, in Richmond, VA and they lived in the Chester, VA area until he retired in 1986.  The couple moved to Bozeman, MT in 1986 to be closer to th...
  • Obituary: Shirley Harriett DeBelly

    Obituary: Shirley Harriett DeBelly

    Monday, December 5 2016 6:45 PM EST2016-12-05 23:45:16 GMT

    Shirley Harriett DeBelly, 82, was born September 20, 1934, to J. Earl King and Vena Belle Cutter King in Shenandoah, Iowa.  She joined sisters, Hartrice and Jean and brother, Charles. 

    Shirley Harriett DeBelly, 82, was born September 20, 1934, to J. Earl King and Vena Belle Cutter King in Shenandoah, Iowa.  She joined sisters, Hartrice and Jean and brother, Charles. 

  • Obituary: Edwin Molt Wismeyer

    Obituary: Edwin Molt Wismeyer

    Monday, December 5 2016 6:40 PM EST2016-12-05 23:40:41 GMT

    Edwin Molt Wismeyer passed away peacefully on November 28, 2016, in Bozeman, Montana, at the age of 94. He was born October 1, 1922, in Billings, Montana, to J Arthur and Emma Wismeyer. 

    Edwin Molt Wismeyer passed away peacefully on November 28, 2016, in Bozeman, Montana, at the age of 94. He was born October 1, 1922, in Billings, Montana, to J Arthur and Emma Wismeyer. 

  • Obituary: Roxie J. (Stillman) Curtis

    Obituary: Roxie J. (Stillman) Curtis

    Monday, December 5 2016 6:34 PM EST2016-12-05 23:34:32 GMT
    Roxie J. (Stillman) Curtis was born on September 15, 1937, in Lewistown, Montana, to Alvin and Thelma (nee Tague) Stillman. She died on November 30, 2016, of a complication of Parkinson’s disease. She was raised in Gilt Edge, a gold mining town 20 miles NE of Lewistown in the Judith Mountains. She moved to Bozeman in 1955 to attend Montana State. She met Charles Curtis on January 10, 1959, and they were married on June 14, 1959, six days after receiving her degree from Montana ...
    Roxie J. (Stillman) Curtis was born on September 15, 1937, in Lewistown, Montana, to Alvin and Thelma (nee Tague) Stillman. She died on November 30, 2016, of a complication of Parkinson’s disease. She was raised in Gilt Edge, a gold mining town 20 miles NE of Lewistown in the Judith Mountains. She moved to Bozeman in 1955 to attend Montana State. She met Charles Curtis on January 10, 1959, and they were married on June 14, 1959, six days after receiving her degree from Montana ...
  • Obituary: Michael B. Phillips

    Obituary: Michael B. Phillips

    Monday, December 5 2016 6:31 PM EST2016-12-05 23:31:07 GMT
    Michael B. Phillips, 67, of Bozeman passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016. Michael was born January 1, 1949, in Bozeman to Marvin James and Annabelle (Collier) Phillips.  He attended Longfellow School, Bozeman Jr. High, and Bozeman High School before graduating from Montana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. His first job as a Civil Engineer took him to Anaheim, California.  He took a position in Japan five about five years before his e...
    Michael B. Phillips, 67, of Bozeman passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016. Michael was born January 1, 1949, in Bozeman to Marvin James and Annabelle (Collier) Phillips.  He attended Longfellow School, Bozeman Jr. High, and Bozeman High School before graduating from Montana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. His first job as a Civil Engineer took him to Anaheim, California.  He took a position in Japan five about five years before his e...
  • Obituary: Doug Attebury

    Obituary: Doug Attebury

    Monday, December 5 2016 6:28 PM EST2016-12-05 23:28:00 GMT
    Doug Attebury, born June 2, 1956, to Earl and Sarah “Sally” Attebury, passed away on November 25, 2016. Doug loved the peace and quiet of the mountains, hiking mountain peaks and glassing hillsides for wildlife.  It was his little piece of heaven.  Having worked for the Livingston and Bozeman Forest Service Ranger Districts, he has left his footprints throughout Paradise Valley and the Gallatin Canyon.  He is soaring with the eagles throughout the Big Sky C...
    Doug Attebury, born June 2, 1956, to Earl and Sarah “Sally” Attebury, passed away on November 25, 2016. Doug loved the peace and quiet of the mountains, hiking mountain peaks and glassing hillsides for wildlife.  It was his little piece of heaven.  Having worked for the Livingston and Bozeman Forest Service Ranger Districts, he has left his footprints throughout Paradise Valley and the Gallatin Canyon.  He is soaring with the eagles throughout the Big Sky C...
  • Obituary: Donald Ray Bernard

    Obituary: Donald Ray Bernard

    Friday, December 4 2015 12:01 PM EST2015-12-04 17:01:47 GMT
    Donald Ray Bernard, born to Horatio and Amber Bernard June 5, 1932 in San Antonio, TX, passed away December 1, 2015 in Bozeman, MT. He grew up in Houston, TX and attended San Jacinto High School.

    Donald Ray Bernard, born to Horatio and Amber Bernard June 5, 1932 in San Antonio, TX, passed away December 1, 2015 in Bozeman, MT. He grew up in Houston, TX and attended San Jacinto High School.

  • Obituary: Elizabeth "Beth" Ann Williams

    Obituary: Elizabeth "Beth" Ann Williams

    Wednesday, December 2 2015 10:12 AM EST2015-12-02 15:12:35 GMT
    Elizabeth (Beth) Ann Williams Lowe was called home to Jesus on November 24, 2015.  She was 66 years old when her eight year battle with cancer came to an end.  

    Elizabeth (Beth) Ann Williams Lowe was called home to Jesus on November 24, 2015.  She was 66 years old when her eight year battle with cancer came to an end.  

  • Obituary: Martha Kamp

    Obituary: Martha Kamp

    Monday, November 23 2015 8:39 AM EST2015-11-23 13:39:09 GMT
    Martha Kamp went to be with the Lord on November 19, 2015. Martha was born to Mel and Alice (Wessels) Vander Molen on May 24, 1928. 

    Martha Kamp went to be with the Lord on November 19, 2015. Martha was born to Mel and Alice (Wessels) Vander Molen on May 24, 1928. 

  • Obituary: Shari Phelps Froelich

    Obituary: Shari Phelps Froelich

    Tuesday, November 3 2015 5:59 PM EST2015-11-03 22:59:10 GMT
    Shari Phelps Froelich, born June 6, 1961, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015.  She is survived by her husband, Rob Froelich; her four daughters, Rachel, Holly, Brook and Kelly, all of Bozeman; her sister, Meryl Reese of Virginia; and her brother, Reuben Phelps of Missouri; as well as numerous family members from out of state.
    Shari Phelps Froelich, born June 6, 1961, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015.  She is survived by her husband, Rob Froelich; her four daughters, Rachel, Holly, Brook and Kelly, all of Bozeman; her sister, Meryl Reese of Virginia; and her brother, Reuben Phelps of Missouri; as well as numerous family members from out of state.
  • Obituary: Joe Barr

    Obituary: Joe Barr

    Tuesday, October 27 2015 4:42 PM EDT2015-10-27 20:42:03 GMT
    Joe Barr, 50, of Bozeman passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015.Joe was born July 31, 1965 in Plattsburg, New York to Louis and Jeanne (Plante) Barr.  Following graduation, he served for three years as a Supply Sergeant in the U.S. Army.  Joe attended Montana State University and Kansas University in Lawrence, Kansas, earning two Masters Degrees.  He enjoyed working as an Adjunct Professor and Advisor at Montana State.
    Joe Barr, 50, of Bozeman passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015.Joe was born July 31, 1965 in Plattsburg, New York to Louis and Jeanne (Plante) Barr.  Following graduation, he served for three years as a Supply Sergeant in the U.S. Army.  Joe attended Montana State University and Kansas University in Lawrence, Kansas, earning two Masters Degrees.  He enjoyed working as an Adjunct Professor and Advisor at Montana State.
  • Obituary: Steve Rose

    Obituary: Steve Rose

    Wednesday, October 21 2015 5:15 PM EDT2015-10-21 21:15:39 GMT
    Steve Rose, AKA “Rosey” because of his last name, his rosie outlook, and red-faced complexion, returned to his Heavenly Father on the evening of October 19, 2015, at 7:15 PM after a three year battle with cancer.  
    Steve Rose, AKA “Rosey” because of his last name, his rosie outlook, and red-faced complexion, returned to his Heavenly Father on the evening of October 19, 2015, at 7:15 PM after a three year battle with cancer.  
  • Obituary: Letha Darlene Chapman

    Obituary: Letha Darlene Chapman

    Monday, October 19 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-10-19 15:05:53 GMT
    The Lord took an angel home to Heaven on October 14, 2015 – Letha Darlene Chapman passed away from complications of ALS.  Letha was born on April 10, 1938 in Bozeman, Montana to Hugo and Fern Martin.  She attended Bozeman schools where she met her husband of 56 years.
    The Lord took an angel home to Heaven on October 14, 2015 – Letha Darlene Chapman passed away from complications of ALS.  Letha was born on April 10, 1938 in Bozeman, Montana to Hugo and Fern Martin.  She attended Bozeman schools where she met her husband of 56 years.
  • Obituary: Michael Paul Hockel

    Obituary: Michael Paul Hockel

    Friday, October 16 2015 9:43 AM EDT2015-10-16 13:43:42 GMT
    Michael Paul Hockel, a youthful 70, died October 5, 2015 near his home in Bozeman, Montana when his car was hit by a train and he sustained insurmountable internal injuries.  Mike was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 29, 1945, the fourth child of John Hockel and Marion Cress Hockel.
    Michael Paul Hockel, a youthful 70, died October 5, 2015 near his home in Bozeman, Montana when his car was hit by a train and he sustained insurmountable internal injuries.  Mike was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 29, 1945, the fourth child of John Hockel and Marion Cress Hockel.
  • Obituary: Betty Jean Austin

    Obituary: Betty Jean Austin

    Tuesday, October 6 2015 9:54 AM EDT2015-10-06 13:54:48 GMT
    Betty Jean Austin passed away October 2, 2015, in Bozeman, MT.  She was born to Gladys (Terkla) and Clifford Congdon in Anaconda, MT, on January 25, 1934. She was raised in Anaconda, the middle child, between her brothers, Clifford and Robert.  Betty graduated from Anaconda High in 1951 and received her BS in Nursing from MSU in 1955.After college, she worked a few years in private medical practices, but the majority of her career was as an RN in the surgical unit at Bozeman.
    Betty Jean Austin passed away October 2, 2015, in Bozeman, MT.  She was born to Gladys (Terkla) and Clifford Congdon in Anaconda, MT, on January 25, 1934. She was raised in Anaconda, the middle child, between her brothers, Clifford and Robert.  Betty graduated from Anaconda High in 1951 and received her BS in Nursing from MSU in 1955.After college, she worked a few years in private medical practices, but the majority of her career was as an RN in the surgical unit at Bozeman.
  • Obituary: Ruben David Schott

    Obituary: Ruben David Schott

    Thursday, October 1 2015 11:57 AM EDT2015-10-01 15:57:29 GMT
    Ruben David Schott, 79, born September 3, 1936, in McLaughlin, South Dakota, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at home on the Bozeman Pass with family and friends by his side.  He grew up on the family farm outside of McLaughlin.  On September 1, 1963, he married Agnes, raised six kids and continued to be very involved in his grandchildren’s lives.
    Ruben David Schott, 79, born September 3, 1936, in McLaughlin, South Dakota, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at home on the Bozeman Pass with family and friends by his side.  He grew up on the family farm outside of McLaughlin.  On September 1, 1963, he married Agnes, raised six kids and continued to be very involved in his grandchildren’s lives.
  • Obituary: Beulah A. (Bylsma) Erickson

    Obituary: Beulah A. (Bylsma) Erickson

    Tuesday, September 29 2015 4:55 PM EDT2015-09-29 20:55:56 GMT
    Beulah A. (Bylsma) Erickson stepped into the presence of Jesus on September 24, 2015, at age 89.Beulah was born in Lynden, WA to Charles and Nancy Bylsma. She graduated from high school in Seattle at 16 and from Simpson Bible College at 19.  She married Harold Erickson in 1945 and moved to Montana.She spent her lifetime mentoring women, as well as children's Bible clubs, and cooking for summer Bible camps and retreats. She loved playing the piano and organ for churches while she l...
    Beulah A. (Bylsma) Erickson stepped into the presence of Jesus on September 24, 2015, at age 89.
  • Obituary: Mary Diane "Dee" George

    Obituary: Mary Diane "Dee" George

    Monday, August 31 2015 9:04 AM EDT2015-08-31 13:04:18 GMT
    Mary Diane (Dee) George of Bozeman, MT died Aug 26, 2015 at her home.Dee was born June 23, 1936 in Devils Lake, ND to Mary Ina Knukoop, moving to Miles City, MT with her family when she was 12.
    Mary Diane (Dee) George of Bozeman, MT died Aug 26, 2015 at her home.Dee was born June 23, 1936 in Devils Lake, ND to Mary Ina Knukoop, moving to Miles City, MT with her family when she was 12.
  • Obituary: Adam David "Dave" Arnold

    Obituary: Adam David "Dave" Arnold

    Monday, August 24 2015 9:03 AM EDT2015-08-24 13:03:38 GMT
    Adam David “Dave” Arnold lost his courageous battle to cancer August 11, 2015, peacefully at home with his loving wife, Niccole, by his side.Dave was born October 1, 1964, in Duncan, OK, to John and Barbara (Harper) Arnold. He was the youngest of four and the only son. Dave graduated in 1982 from Frenship High School in Wolfforth, TX, and enrolled in the Army in 1983. He received a diploma in drafting from American Community College. He also worked for the Army as a civilia...
    Adam David “Dave” Arnold lost his courageous battle to cancer August 11, 2015, peacefully at home with his loving wife, Niccole, by his side.Dave was born October 1, 1964, in Duncan, OK, to John and Barbara (Harper) Arnold. He was the youngest of four and the only son. Dave graduated in 1982 from Frenship High School in Wolfforth, TX, and enrolled in the Army in 1983. He received a diploma in drafting from American Community College. He also worked for the Army as a civilia...
  • Obituary: Janette Greydanus

    Obituary: Janette Greydanus

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 5:49 PM EDT2015-08-18 21:49:30 GMT
    Janette Greydanus, Col. USAF (Ret), 91, of Manhattan, went home to heaven on August 16, 2015. She was born September 30, 1923.  After graduating from Manhattan schools, she attended and graduated from the Bozeman Deaconess School of Nursing.  
    Janette Greydanus, Col. USAF (Ret), 91, of Manhattan, went home to heaven on August 16, 2015. She was born September 30, 1923.  After graduating from Manhattan schools, she attended and graduated from the Bozeman Deaconess School of Nursing.  
  • Obituary: Esther R. Lambrecht

    Obituary: Esther R. Lambrecht

    Monday, July 27 2015 11:06 AM EDT2015-07-27 15:06:39 GMT
    Esther R. Lambrecht, 87, of Bozeman passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Highgate Senior Living with her family by her side.Born Esther Robertus on May 30, 1928 in Laurel, Montana, she was one of nine children to Henry and Mary (Grasmick) Robertus.  
    Esther R. Lambrecht, 87, of Bozeman passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Highgate Senior Living with her family by her side.Born Esther Robertus on May 30, 1928 in Laurel, Montana, she was one of nine children to Henry and Mary (Grasmick) Robertus.  
  • Obituary: John J. Burgess

    Obituary: John J. Burgess

    Thursday, July 23 2015 11:53 AM EDT2015-07-23 15:53:07 GMT
    John J. Burgess was born to Joseph H. and Laura C. Burgess in Cresco, Iowa, on August 9, 1924.  He passed away on June 27, 2015, in Bozeman, Montana, at the age of 90.
    John J. Burgess was born to Joseph H. and Laura C. Burgess in Cresco, Iowa, on August 9, 1924.  He passed away on June 27, 2015, in Bozeman, Montana, at the age of 90.
  • Obituary: Edna Doyle

    Obituary: Edna Doyle

    Wednesday, July 22 2015 11:56 AM EDT2015-07-22 15:56:16 GMT
    Edna Doyle, 88, of Belgrade, Montana, passed away at home on July 18, 2015.  She was born to the late Charles and Lorena (McConnell) Kallner in 1926 in Malta, Montana. As a child, she moved with her family from Malta to Conrad and later to Whitefish, where the family homesteaded and she attended school.
    Edna Doyle, 88, of Belgrade, Montana, passed away at home on July 18, 2015.  She was born to the late Charles and Lorena (McConnell) Kallner in 1926 in Malta, Montana. As a child, she moved with her family from Malta to Conrad and later to Whitefish, where the family homesteaded and she attended school.
  • Obituary: James "Jim" Roderick Ferguson

    Obituary: James "Jim" Roderick Ferguson

    Wednesday, July 15 2015 6:09 PM EDT2015-07-15 22:09:42 GMT
    Born in Myer, IL on June 21, 1935, James Jim Roderick Ferguson was the third of four children born to Chester and Sylva Ferguson. 
    Born in Myer, IL on June 21, 1935, James Jim Roderick Ferguson was the third of four children born to Chester and Sylva Ferguson. 
  • Obituary: Paul Dean Weingart

    Obituary: Paul Dean Weingart

    Thursday, July 9 2015 4:47 PM EDT2015-07-09 20:47:17 GMT
    Oct. 5, 1931 July 2, 2015Kendallville, IN ~ Bozeman, MT A mountain of a man and a man of the mountains, Paul Dean Weingart, departed on his last safari on Thursday, July 2, 2015. 
    Oct. 5, 1931 July 2, 2015Kendallville, IN ~ Bozeman, MT A mountain of a man and a man of the mountains, Paul Dean Weingart, departed on his last safari on Thursday, July 2, 2015. 
  • Obituary: Ralph C. Challender

    Obituary: Ralph C. Challender

    Tuesday, July 7 2015 5:59 PM EDT2015-07-07 21:59:39 GMT
    Ralph C. Challender, age 93, longtime member of the Bozeman music community, died peacefully at home on July 5, 2015. 
    Ralph C. Challender, age 93, longtime member of the Bozeman music community, died peacefully at home on July 5, 2015. 
  • Obituary: Ola K. Herman

    Obituary: Ola K. Herman

    Ola K. Herman, 94, of Bozeman, Montana, passed away at Spring Creek Inn on Sunday, July 5, 2015.
    Ola K. Herman, 94, of Bozeman, Montana, passed away at Spring Creek Inn on Sunday, July 5, 2015.
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