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  • Laura Wittenberg

    Mar 6, 2024

    The morning of February 29, 2024, Laura Wittenberg passed away after a short illness. Laura was born on September 14, 1939, the youngest of eight children of Gottlieb and Erna Schock. She attended school at a country school, Circle and Wolf Point. After graduation she married Robert Wittenberg and settled on a farm north of Circle. Together they had five children, Jeanne Rae, Robert, Shawn, Paula and Tracy. They farmed and raised their family until they divorced. Laura sold the farm and moved to...

  • Pear Fisher (Carlson/Wagner/Ochsner) Nickels

    Feb 21, 2024

    Pearl Fisher (Carlson/Wagner/Ochsner) Nickels passed away of natural causes on February 8, 2024, in Glasgow, Montana, marking the end of a colorful life that included music, art, education, long friendships, and always livestock. In her 92 years, Pearl worked hard at whatever she set her mind to, but she never missed an opportunity to visit with friends and strangers alike. There was always time to visit over a good meal, or at least a cup of coffee. Born with her twin sister, Ruby, on July 9,...

  • Arlin Ray "Butch" Anderson

    Feb 21, 2024

    Arlin Ray "Butch" Anderson was born to Don and Ramona Anderson August 2, 1959 in Circle, Montana. He passed away from natural causes February 7, 2024 in Billings, Montana. Butch was raised and attended school in Circle. He married Alecia Haynie January 29th, 1983. They later divorced. He spent most of his life as a truck driver and ranch hand. Butch was a great storyteller and will be remembered for his ability to tell jokes for hours on end and never tell the same one twice. Butch is survived...

  • Richard Joseph "Dick" Hart

    Jan 31, 2024

    Richard Joseph "Dick" Hart, 79, of Billings, MT, passed away with loved ones by his side on December 27, 2023. He was born on October 23, 1944, in Circle, MT, to the late Vernon "Bud" & Doris Hart. Dick was a gentleman who lived his life with a strong belief in right and wrong, a value he instilled in his children and grandchildren. His faith in God guided him throughout his life, and he was a loyal friend to many. He found joy in the simple and basic things in life, such as enjoying a cup of...

  • Beverly Jean Hart

    Jan 31, 2024

    In Loving Memory of Beverly Jean Hart Beverly Jean Hart, 79, a resident of Missoula, and formerly of Polson, MT, left us on January 21, 2024, at St. Patrick Hospital, surrounded by the love of her family, after bravely facing the challenges of a stroke. A Graveside service to celebrate Jeannie's life will be held on a later date at Lake View Cemetery in Polson, where she will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Charles Hart, who preceded her in death in 2007. Born on July 21, 1944, to...

  • Doris Kuehne Whitmus

    Jan 31, 2024

    Doris Kuehne Whitmus, age 90, passed away January 13, 2024. Doris was the oldest of 6 children to Paul Kuehne and Clovie Olson Kuehne. She was born November 29, 1933 in Wolf Point, MT and grew up on the Kuehne family farm on Redwater. She graduated from Wolf Point High School. Doris married the love of her life, Frank Whitmus Jr, on December 6, 1953, in the midst of him being drafted into the US Army. As newlyweds, they were stationed in Colorado and California prior to Frank being sent off to t...

  • Bruce Clayton Keysor

    Jan 24, 2024

    Bruce Clayton Keysor of Richey, MT died of natural causes Tuesday, December 5th at his daughters home in Livingston. He was 71 years old. Bruce was born in Miles City on August 4th, 1952 to Robert C. Keysor and Betty M. (Volbrecht) Keysor. At 5lbs, his sisters like to tell the story of how he fit in a shoe box. He was the middle child of 5 siblings. He married Jan Jensen in 1974 and they had two children Ben Keysor and Megan (Keysor) Winfrey. They moved to Sidney and Bruce started working for...

  • Bernard J Ferch

    Jan 17, 2024

    On Sunday, October 15th, 2023, Bernard J. Ferch Peacefully Took His Last Breath At Home With His Wife Mabel And Family. Bernie Was Born August 28th, 1944, To Gerald L. Ferch And Alice Easton Ferch In Circle, Montana. He Was 1 Of 4 Children, Tom Ferch, Eileen Rau, And Beth Johnston. He Was A Great Big Brother And Would Let Beth Tag Along With Him Wherever He Went. They Would Get Together With The Neighborhood Kids And Play Softball, Ice Skating, And Roller Skating. Bernie Loved Fishing, Hunting,...

  • David Ira Harris

    Dec 13, 2023

    David Ira Harris was born July 15, 1942 in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. He was the oldest of 3 born to Jimmy and Jessie Harris. His siblings are Donna Weeden (Harry), and Dixie Knutson (Pete). Dave grew up on the Harris Family ranch near Ridge Montana. The distance was too great for a daily drive when he reached the age of high school, so off to Belle Fourche he went where he stayed with a widower friend of his mother's and her son Harvey. To say that Dave was a prankster was an understatement...

  • Bobbi Jo (Brost) Noess

    Dec 13, 2023

    Bobbi Jo (Brost) Noess was born in Circle, MT on August 29, 1966, to Edward and Billie Jo (Joey) Brost. She attended grade school in Brockway, MT and graduated high school from Circle High School in 1984. While in high school she enjoyed playing basketball. After she graduated high school, she moved to Bismarck where she attended University of St. Mary's and graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. During her college career, she met the love of her life, Les Noess, in 1987, who...

  • Alison Lynn Massar

    Nov 22, 2023

    Alison Lynn Bunn, "Ali", was born on August 11, 1984 to Bob and Susie Bunn in Billings, Montana. After a courageous battle with brain cancer, Ali passed on November 10, 2023 in Circle, Montana. Ali placed her trust in Jesus as her personal Lord and Savior, so it is with great anticipation that we await our reunion with her in the future. Ali's childhood was full of much curiosity and adventure in the great outdoors of Montana. She was the youngest of two daughters born to Bob and Susie. Her adve...

  • Donna Rene' Delp

    Nov 22, 2023

    Donna Rene' Delp, age 88 of Richey, Montana made her last "Fall Gather" as she rode into The Great Divide at the McCone County Health Center in Circle, Montana. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 17, 2023 at the Richey Senior Center in Richey with Curt McCamish officiating. Silha Funeral Home of Glendive, Montana has been entrusted with the arrangements. Donna was born on October 14, 1935 to her parents Ervin and Ethel (Schwend) Ellis in Bridger, Montana, upstairs...

  • Pastor Dan Nefzger

    Oct 25, 2023

    Pastor Dan Nefzger Pastor Daniel Charles Nefzger, age 72, passed peacefully away at the family farm near Vida, MT, Tuesday, October 10, 2023, and went immediately into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Dan is safely home; his mansion in heaven was ready. Dan is right now sitting at the feet of Jesus, having fellowship with his Lord that he loved so much. Dan was born June 20, 1951, the oldest child of Donald Deane and Anna (Schlenker) Nefzger. He was later joined by his sister...

  • Gerald Lynn Beason

    Oct 18, 2023

    Gerald Lynn Beason, age 74, of Lindsay, Montana passed away on October 5, 2023. Gerald Lynn Beason was born July 15, 1949, the third son of Mae and Tex Beason. He spent his early childhood with his family on a small cattle ranch along Prairie Elk Creek in north central McCone County where he learned to love and respect nature and its wildlife. Lynn, the name used, because his Grandpa Beason wasn't fond of the name Gerald, had just started 1st grade at the Prairie Elk School in the fall of 1955....

  • Marjorie Ann Haynie Massar Pawlowski

    Oct 18, 2023

    Marjorie Ann Haynie Massar Pawlowski, age 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 9th, 2023 in Circle. Her strong faith in the Lord was an inspiration to all who knew her. Marjorie was born to George and Lena Haynie in Dickinson, ND on Nov. 21st, 1935 while they were en -route to visit family in Iowa. She grew up on the family farm north of Circle with her eight siblings; Katherine, Hanz, Fred, Georgie, Marvin, Julia, Darlene (Babe) and Rudy. With that many siblings,...

  • Lela Beth Sigmundstad

    Oct 11, 2023

    Lela Beth Sigmundstad ran into Jesus' arms on October 1, 2023, unexpectedly to us, but with no fear of Heaven. Lela was born in Circle to Jacob and Mildred (Tew) Jensen on February 20th, 1952, she joined an extraordinary family that wouldn't have been complete without her. Small in stature all her life, she was a giant in heart and spirit. She was a much bigger deal than she ever knew. With six older siblings and one younger (Jerry, Neil, Bob, Jack, Karen, Anne and Jim), the stories of the...

  • Andrea Olivia Berg Allen

    Sep 27, 2023

    Andrea Olivia Berg Allen of Redmond Oregon passed away in the arms of her family on July 12th, 2023 at her son's home in Redmond Oregon. Andrea was born in Cut Bank, Montana on December 10, 1942 to Lyle Emorie Bergh and Cleo Bernice Belstad. Her loving family consisted of three brothers Lanny, Harley & Craig and four sisters Cheryl, Paulette, Laurel and Sheila. Andrea graduated high school in Circle Montana in 1960 as the class Valedictorian, after High School she attended Eastern Montana...

  • Gloria Busse

    Sep 20, 2023

    Gloria Busse, 99 years old, passed away September 8, 2023 at Conroy Care in Circle, Montan with her family by her side. She was born December 26, 1923 in Glasgow, Montana. Her parents were David (Prince) and Helen Zick Anderson. She lived in McCone County all of her life. As a child, she rode horseback to attend Pasture Creek school. To attend high school in Frazer she and her dad would ride horses to the Missouri River where he rowed them across the river to drop her off to walk to the dorm....

  • Daniel (Dan) L. Schmidt

    Sep 13, 2023

    Dan Schmidt, age 74,of Grand Junction Colorado, passed away on Saturday, August 6th,2016,at his home in Grand Junction. Dan was born in Circle, MT, on June 29th,1942. He was the son of Emil and Ina Schmidt. He grew up in the Brockway, Watkins area.He attended school in Brockway and Skull Creek country school. He graduated from Circle High Schoo1 in 1960. During his school years he worked for area farmers and ranchers. He moved with a seismograph crew to Utah and Colorado. He married Patricia Medina of Price, Utah. Dan is survived by Patricia,...

  • Joyce J (Skornogoski) Schriver

    Aug 30, 2023

    Joyce J (Skornogoski) Schriver On the afternoon of August 21st, 2023 Joyce passed away peacefully from kidney failure at the McCone County Hospital at the age of 80 years young. Joyce was born in San Diego, CA on January 25th 1943. She was the oldest child of Olga and Joe Skornogoski Joyce owned the Jr Department Store and loved volunteering as a dance coach, substitute teacher and other various community events. Joyce was also an avid artist who enjoyed creating paintings, beautiful engravings, along with going to craft shows and spreading...

  • Clint Volbrecht

    Jul 26, 2023

    Clint Volbrecht, 61, of Richey, Montana passed away peacefully at his home Monday morning July 17, 2023 surrounded by his wife and daughters. He fought a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, July 21, 2023 at the Richey High School Gymnasium with Chris Buller officiating. Silha Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Clint was the oldest son of Butch and Sheryl (Wienke) Volbrecht and the proud big brother of Cole and Kelly....

  • Ben "Bennie" Langton

    Jul 26, 2023

    Ben "Bennie:" Langton passed away on July 15th, 2023, in Sandry OR. He left behind a wife, Vickie , two sons, Delane and Darrel. Three daughters, Charyl, Mellisa, and Ashley. Ben would have been 87-year-old on the 24th of July. Remaining family members are Red and Daisy Langton of Drummond MT. Bob and Marge Moore of Brockway, MT. Mike and Dixie of Scranton, SD. No service will be held....

  • Harold Sukut

    Jul 26, 2023

    Harold Sukut, beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather left this world on July 20, 2023, at the age of 96. He will be sadly missed and will always hold a place in our hearts. He was the one who guided the family and the one who was the strength that held the family together. Harold was born to John and Rebecca (Eslinger) Sukut on October 15, 1926, in Watkins, MT. He was one of eleven children. He helped the family on their farm for most of his earlier years. He joined the Army when he...

  • Lynn Lorraine Kelly

    May 31, 2023

    Lynn Lorraine Kelly, age 46, entered into heaven on Saturday, May 20, 2023 after a courageous battle with cancer. Lynn was born on October 12, 1976 in Miles City, Montana to Glenn and Teri Heitz, joining an older sister Glenda. Lynn was one of the sweetest souls God ever place on this earth. Her infectious laugh and bubbly personality lit up wherever she was at. Her sparkling eyes and dimple cheeks showed she had a mischievous side. Lynn was active in 4-H from the age of nine. She enjoyed...

  • Jeanette Ann Ferch

    May 31, 2023

    Jeanette Ann Ferch Age: 83Place of Death: Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, ND Date of Death: May 12, A Graveside Memorial will be held on June 16, 2023, at 2:00PM at the Holy Eucharist Cemetery, Vida, Montana. Honorary Pallbearers: All of Jeanette's Grandchildren & Great-grandchildrenJeanette Ann (Boysun) Ferch, 83, of Carrington, ND entered Gods Kingdom on May 12, 2023, surrounded by her loved ones. Jeanette was born on March 8, 1940, in Wolf Point, MT. She grew up in Vida, MT and spent two year...

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