Emile L. Ruffier left this world on Oct. 6, 2019, at Riverstone Hospice House. He was born on May 9, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He grew up in eastern Pennsylvania except for a brief period living in France during early childhood. He graduated from Buckingham High School and then enl…

Jean Adeline ‘Jeanne’ Witkowski, 82, joined Jesus Oct. 2, 2019, surrounded by her family in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Viola, 91, passed away peacefully on Oct. 7, 2019, at St. John’s Nursing Home in Billings. Vi was born on Sept. 8, 1928, in Rugby, North Dakota. She was always proud to say she was third of 13 children born to Joseph and Margaret (Jundt) Schiff. Vi attended grade school and high school in Ru…

SANTA CRUZ — Chris, 54 years old, passed away at home in Santa Cruz on Oct. 3.

John Roger, 83, of Billings passed away Oct. 5 in Billings. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sat., Oct. 19 at Cremation and Funeral Gallery.

Margaret (Maggie) Ann Conover passed away in Red Lodge on Oct. 2 surrounded by family. Maggie was a remarkable woman and best described as having a pragmatic worldview. She was always ready for a card game, particularly bridge. She was an avid reader, enjoyed road trips around Montana, and e…

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Roland Lee Olijnyk (Ron) passed away Oct. 6 at the age of 95. Ron was born Oct. 21, 1923 to James and Myrtle Olijnyk who lived in Killdeer, North Dakota.

Roland Lee Olijnyk (Ron) passed away Oct. 6 at the age of 95. Ron was born Oct. 21, 1923 to James and Myrtle Olijnyk who lived in Killdeer, North Dakota.

HYSHAM — Sharon J. Treible died Oct. 10, 2019 at St. Vincent Healthcare.

Robert B. Jurovich, 88, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully on Oct. 3, 2019. Bob, selflessly and humbly lived his life with his wife and best friend, Audrey, by his side. Robert, born in Washoe, Montana, was the fourth child of Velisha and Angeline (Kapor) Jurovich…

Mary L. McGinty Alexander Carrier of Rapid City, S.D., and formerly of Montana, died Friday, October 4, 2019 at Clarkson Health Care in Rapid City.

Patricia Marie Fellows, 95, died peacefully Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 in her home at West Park Village, surrounded by her family.

Virginia D. Sonntag, 98, passed away of natural causes at her home on Oct. 8, 2019. She was born to Joseph and Frances Kozeluh on August 4, 1921, in Pompeys Pillar. She attended Huntley Project High School in Worden and continued her education at Great Falls College, Now known as University …

2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

Geraldine Knaub Ketterling, 81, of Worden lost her battle with COPD and lung cancer on Oct. 7, 2019. She fought bravely but Heaven has now gained another Angel.

Helen Marie (Tade) Elkin, 75, a longtime resident of Billings, peacefully passed on Tues. Oct. 8, 2019, after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer at RiverStone Hospice House in Billings.

RED LODGE — Ruth Urban, 93 of Red Lodge, passed away Wed., Oct. 2, 2019. A memorial service will be held Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, Red Lodge. Acknowledging her love of animals, memorials in her honor may be sent to Beartooth Humane Alliance, Spay and Neuter …

Mariellen Lee, wife of J.R. ‘Toppy’ Lee passed away on Oct. 7, 2019 at the Rosebud Healthcare Center in Forsyth. Family to Receive Friends from 3-5 PM on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Forsyth. Funeral Services will be at 11 AM on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at the Fed…

Robert Dean Schaak (Bob) was called home on Sept. 28 at the age of 85. Bob was born on Dec. 01 1933 in Hardin to his parents, Adolph and Lula. Bob grew up on a farm on the Wolf Mountains. Bob attended Seventh Day Adventist Academy in Bozeman. Bob joined the marines and served in Korea and wa…

Donna June Schaak spread her angel wings and took her place in heaven Oct. 5, 2019. Her quick wit and smile will be missed by all that knew her. She was loved and will be missed by all. A short informal gathering will be had at internment Oct. 11 at 1 pm. at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Billin…

Lori Bray (Siemsen) (age 57) was received into the arms of the Lord on Oct. 1, 2019.

In 1962 Robert married the love of his life Mary Ann. They kept adventures alive by traveling the US in their RV. Robert was a good Man. All of us who knew him are honored to have been a part of his life.

JoAnn Ruth Winninger, 91, passed away Oct. 2, 2019, at Long Term Care in Cody, Wyoming.

Anna Lee (Jones) Visser, peacefully passed away after a grueling fight against M.S. on Oct. 5, 2019, surrounded by family. Until the end she shared her warmth, optimism, and incredible strength with those around her.

MISSOULA — Shirley Ann (Spang) Boucher passed away at The Village Senior Residence in Missoula on Sept. 27, 2019.

Robert T. Smith, 88, of Forest Grove died at his home Oct. 3, 2019, surrounded by family. He graduated Grass Range High School in 1949 and served in the Navy during the Korean War. He married Alice Charbonneau in 1957. In 1969 he fulfilled his dream and purchased a ranch in Forest Grove. He …

She breathed in the aroma of Montana with every breath, from barnyards to brandings, dusty cattle drives and fragrant flower beds, tame or wild, to the sweet sweaty smell of a favorite horse after a long day’s ride. Nanny has finished her marathon. She ran her race for over 97 years in boots…

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