Our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Norma Mae King, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 21, 2017. She was born to Walter and Elizabeth Swank on April 18, 1922, and was 95 years of age when she passed.

SHEPHERD — Billie Jo McLauchlin-Rein of Shepherd, passed away on Sept. 20, 2017, at the age of 45. Billie Jo was surrounded by her friends and family. Billie Jo was born on April 8, 1972, in Grand Forks, North Dakota, to William McLauchlin and Helen Gausvik-McLauchlin.

James Edward Marsh died July 29, 2017, in Billings, at age 83. Jim was born Oct. 1, 1933, to Lynn and Mildred Marsh. He was born and raised on a ranch in the Bull Mountains north of Shepherd. He was given his first pony at age 3 and they became inseparable. He graduated from Shepherd High Sc…

Memorial services for Joyce Hoffman will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 25. Father Patrick Zabrocki will celebrate the Memorial Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plentywood. Joyce, 75, died Tuesday morning at Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow.

Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

Ruby was born in Billings on October 25, 1944 to her parents Ruby Irene and Forrest Fowlkes, Sr., she was the last of a long line of siblings. Preceding her in death are her parents, her brothers; Fred, Art, Forrest, Jr. (Bud), and Tom, and her sisters; Bernice, Cerise, and Dorlis, as well a…

Tamara Rose Walking Bear, Baalaashte Itche (Good Samaritan) was born May 27, 1993 at Crow Agency, Montana to Leah Walking Bear and Morton Big Medicine. She belonged to the Ties the Bundle Clan and was a child of the Big Lodge. She was a member of the Catholic Church and her God-parents were …

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Mary Ann Forster Bertolino Dugan was born above the drugstore in Roberts, on Sept. 20, 1931, and died at home in Billings on Sept. 20, 2017. Although she was a nurse by profession and spent many hours inside of hospitals, these two major events didn’t take place in a hospital. This speaks to…

On Sept. 17, 2017, our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Daughter, Sister, Aunt and Friend, Terry Jean Plain Bull departed from this present life to her eternal home in heaven.

John Ray Black was born on Sept. 15, 1928, in Los Angeles, and passed away surrounded by his beloved family at Mission Ridge Senior Living Community in Billings, on Sept. 17, 2017, having just marked his 89th birthday.

Louise Helen (Klockhamer) McKelvie died peacefully on Sept. 14, 2017, at Billings Clinic. Louise was born on July 18, 1921, in Mossmain, Montana, to George Klockhamer and Sophia (Reiter) Klockhamer.

A funeral Mass will be held in Billings, at St. Pius Church on Friday, Sept. 29. The Mass will begin at 11 a.m. and a luncheon will follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to the Billings Gem and Mineral Club, P.O. Box 477, Billings, MT 59103 or to Chaplaincy Healt…

Dave passed away Sept. 15, 2017, at his home in Fromberg. We not only lost our father and Papa but also our HERO.

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Montana’s moral compass slipped a few degrees from True North with the passing of Sue Bartlett on Sept. 11, 2017, in Helena. Feminist, public servant, and political leader, Sue Bartlett was a trailblazer for a generation of women and Montanans working for progressive issues and social justice.

William “Bud” L. Condrey, 71, formerly of Clark, Wyoming, died May 16, 2017, in Longview, Washington, from complications due to cancer.

George Birgenheier, of Billings, passed away July 11, 2017, after a short illness.

Irene passed away Sept. 3, 2017 on a Sunday. Her loving Lord picked her up in his arms and carried her away. lrene Fern Sapp was born to Ernest and Thelma Sapp. Irene had a sister Marion (husband Bud) and their children are Shirley, Thelma, and Bill. A brother Harold (wife Norma) and their c…

ST. IGNATIUS — Michael Harry Whalen passed away on Sept. 17, 2017, at age 79. Services are being held on Saturday, Sept. 23, at noon, at the Catholic Church in St. Ignatius. See full details at fosterfhcrematory.com.

Roland Lester Grant passed Sept. 14, 2017, due to an aortic aneurysm in Greeley, Colorado, near where he was visiting relatives.

LOCKWOOD — Gerald Dean Green, 70, of Lockwood, passed away on Sept. 18. Memorial Services will be held at 10 a.m., Sept. 23 at Lockwood Harvest Church.

Funeral services for Melvin Thompson will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23. Pastor Mark Taylor will officiate at the service at Plentywood Lutheran Church. Melvin, 74, died early Monday morning, Sept. 18, at Sidney Medical Center. A complete obituary will be released as soon as it is available.

Christian Mark Sorensen, 57, of Billings, passed away in a car accident on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.

Jeannette Rae Anderson, 68, passed away on Sept. 15, 2017, at her home in Monument, Colorado, surrounded by friends and family. Jeannette was born Oct. 12, 1948, in Billings, to Esther and Raymond Martin.

Callen K. Northam died peacefully in his sleep on Sept. 13, 2017, while visiting Texas. He was born in Chicago, the only child of Harry and Jean Northam.

Charles James Rickett, 70, of Billings, formerly of Glendive and Miles City, passed away Sept.15, 2017, surrounded by his loving family in Billings.

LAUREL — Amy Sue Volmer, 37, of Laurel, died Sept. 14, 2017. She was born May 4, 1980, to Raymond Glen and Andrea Sue (Williamson) LaFleur in Worland, Wyoming.

Trevis Milton Butcher passed away in his sleep of natural causes Sept. 14, 2017 at his home in Winifred. Trevis was born Jan. 23, 1967 in Missoula, Mont. to Edward and Pamela (Ward) Butcher during their final year of college.

BROCKWAY — Dorothy May (Wyrick) Johnson, 60, of Brockway,  passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, surrounded by her family after a short battle with cancer.