RED LODGE — Harry James "Jim" Van Ornum Jr. passed away in Red Lodge Jan. 18, 2019, at the age of 92. Jim grew up in Highland Park, Illinois. He enlisted in the Naval V5 Flight Program in 1944 and was honorably discharged in 1946. He received a B.S. degree in Math and Economics from DePauw U…

Husband, father, father- in-law, grandpa, papa, great-grandpa, uncle and friend, Myles J. Thomas ‘Jack’ passed away Friday, April 26, 2019, at the age of 88. He was surrounded by his loving family.

CHEYENNE, Wyo — Arline F. Jorgensen, 91, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 8, 2019, at the Granite Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Cheyenne.

It is with great sadness that we share the news that our father, Kevin L. MacIntyre, passed away on the morning of May 8, 2019, while surrounded by family. Kevin was the fifth of seven children born to Bennett and Mary Catherine ‘Kay’ MacIntyre. He spent his early childhood in Anaconda befor…

Dennis Helle went to be with our Lord and all family that preceded him on May 1, 2019, at the age of 71. Dennis was an accomplished Master Painter for over 40 years. Beautiful works of architecture were painted, built, and created by Dennis. Nobody had an easier smile, a heartier laugh or tw…

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Katie Elizabeth White was born May 8, 1997, in Billings, to her loving parents Phil and Julie White. The birth of Katie completed their family of three girls. She would tag along with her sisters Haley and Megan wherever they went. There were countless hours spent playing outside in the pool…

OCILLA, Ga. — Rev. Godfrey Miller O’Rear died in Ocilla, Georgia on May 15, 2019. He was born in Winchester, Virginia on Oct. 15, 1929 to Miller and Virginia O’Rear. He married the former Elizabeth Hoffer, and after her death he married the former Doris Pisarchuk. Rev O’Rear is a graduate of…

Allen Richard Speed, 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 10, at St. John’s United in Billings. He was surrounded by his family.

Commander Leon Houglum, U.S. Navy Ret., passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Fischer Cottage at St. John’s.

Our precious daughter, sister, aunt, and granddaughter Tionna Rowland was taken from us on May 11, 2019, in Billings. She was born Sept. 19, 2003, to Carimie Iron and Wamblee Rowland. She was given her Cheyenne name, Hotopeheeva’e (Buffalo Robe Woman), by her great-grandmother, Annie Seminol…

Chuck was born Aug. 25, 1932, the third of five boys born to Alvaro Sr. and Pauline Ghigliazza Aguilar.

David Marcus Thom, age 28, passed away May 11, 2019, in Billings.  He was born May 25, 1990, to Jan and Jason Thom in Billings.  David graduated from Billings West High School in 2009 and lived in Billings his entire life.

A memorial service for Helen will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 18, at First United Methodist Church in downtown Billings

Jae Molin of Crawfordsville, Indiana passed away on May 14, 2019.

Fred R. Ross, 90, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019. He was born Feb. 21, 1929, the son of Alastair and Thelma Ross. He grew up on the Duck Creek family farm and attended local schools. He attended Montana State College, studied mechanical engineering, was involved with R.O.T.C., and received an a…

Richie Allen Klein, 53, of Billings, died tragically in a motorcycle accident on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Rich was born on July 20, 1965, in Billings to Carol and Dick Klein. In 2001, he began his career at Denny Menholt Chevrolet, starting as a salesman and worked his way up to finance manager…

Our sweet Mom passed away with the sunrise on Mother’s Day, at Wyndstone Assisted Care. Dorlene Myra Johns Bolton was born in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada on Feb. 28, 1933, to Ruby and Harley Johns.

Marla Valeria Strissel, formerly of Hamilton, died at her home in Billings at seventy-six years old. For obituary and condolences visit www.cfgbillings.com

Shirley Ann Buxbaum Ronshaugen passed away on May 11, 2019, in Billings at the age of 81. Born in Fairview, she was the eldest daughter of Jake and Viola Buxbaum of Glendive. She graduated Dawson County High School and was employed at Neighborhood House, Director of Daycare at Headstart, and…

BIG TIMBER — Joe was born on August 12, 1934 to Tilly and Bill Widdicombe, in Big Timber. He was the third child and eventually had five brothers and one sister.

Robert Paul Thiesen was born on Feb. 22, 1921, on a farm in southern Minnesota, the son of Paul and Christine Thiesen. He was the second of five children. He graduated from high school in Lakefield, Minnesota, in 1939 near the end of the Great Depression. Robert, who retired as a lieutenant …

Jean Alice Gladys (Clarke) Embley was born in London to Hilda (Sharpe) and Christopher Clarke, She had one older brother, also Christopher Clarke. She survived a childhood besieged by WWII and even survived scarlet fever. Jean graduated from Hereford College with a degree in teaching. She me…

Patricia ‘Pat’ Spero (Green) passed away at home with family by her side under Compassus Hospice Care on May 10, 2019. Pat was born Jan. 9, 1948, to Floyd and Twila ‘Jane’ (Hardy) Green in Newport, Vermont. The family moved to Maine where she resided until moving to Oregon in 2000 with her l…

LIVINGSTON — Jim Fleming, 96, of Livingston, died, May 10, 2019. Mass will be 11 a.m. on Fri., May 17, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with a vigil at 7 p.m. Thurs., at church. www.Franzen-Davis.com

JOLIET —Norman Andy Nerlin 'Junior' was born Sept. 26, 1931, in a log house on the family farm near Joliet and died April 26, 2019. He was the oldest son of Andy Norman and Flora Fitzpatrick Nerlin and big brother to Dale, Maripat, Val, Lynn and Jim. He earned his nickname of Junior due to h…

GARNEILL — Scott Allen Reno died on May 8, 2019, at home in Garneill after a struggle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57 years old.

Esther Moore, 86, of Billings passed away April 27, 2019 at Avantara in Billings. She was born Sept. 14, 1932 in Huntley, to Phillip and Marie (May) Knaub. She was one of thirteen children. Her brother George Knaub of Texas survives her.

Commander Leon Houglum, U.S. Navy Ret., passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019 in Fischer Cottage at St. John’s.

Memorial service for James Lee ‘Bud’ Murphy, will be held at the Elks Club, 934 Lewis, Billings, Saturday May 18, 1 p.m. Reception to follow.

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