Donna Marie Hall 73, of Billings passed peacefully from a hard battle with cancer on July 17, 2018 surrounded by her family.

Bonnie (Miller) Thompson, was born to Herman and Ardith Miller of Viola, WI, Feb 11, 1947 in the home of her paternal grandparents, delivered by her grandmother. She spent her early life on the 100-year-old family farm near Viola. The family moved to Billings in 1963 where she graduated from…

Eleanor Jean Mance, age 79, passed away at home on July 13, 2018. She was born to Mitchell and Anna Thomas on July 4, 1939 in Billings. Later, the family moved to Roberts where Eleanor was raised and graduated in 1958. She married John Mance in Trinity Lutheran Church (Billings) on Sept. 24,…

Ronald Gordon Austing, 76, passed away July 1, 2018 in Billings. To correct his obituary, his two grandsons, Billy and Dylan Tipke, are not his sons. We also failed to mention his two granddaughters, Nina (TJ) Cox, and Vanessa Mutton. To read his full obituary, please visit www.cfgbillings.com

Lois Marie Morehouse died peacefully at home, on July 17, 2018 in Billings, due to complications following kidney cancer. She was 67 years old.

Barbara Diane Berreth, 78, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Billings of an unexpected brain hemorrhage (bleeding). She was born in Billings on Feb. 27, 1940, to Theodore and Lois (Halverson) Berreth.

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Audrey Anne Christoferson-Dale, age 87, went to her heavenly home to be in the presence of her Lord Jesus, on July 15, 2018.

Roger Dick, 63, passed away after a long illness, on July 12, 2018 in Billings in the presence of family. Roger was born Jan. 8, 1955 to James Dick and Gwen (Dick) McClanahan. Roger attended Billings Central High School and then joined the Air Force.

Ronald Gordon Austing, 76, of Billings, passed away July 1, 2018. He was born Oct. 1, 1941 in St. Rosa, MN to Norbert Gerhard Austing and Ione Margot. Ron attended Lewis and Clark High School and Eastern College in Spokane, then married Karon Yoho Crouse in 1969. Ron was in the Marine Corps …

James Edward Stermitz of Gardiner died in his home in Cinnabar Basin on July 16, 2018 surrounded by his family on a beautiful Cinnabar summer night. He was 78 years old. His love for his family and friends and the poetry and message of the Bible gave him peace.

Irene Zeiler Kirsch was born in Billings, Jan. 5, 1925, the youngest of eight children born to George and Katherine Zeiler. She married Wilbur Kirsch in January of 1948. To that marriage one child was born, Katherine Ann. Irene passed peacefully away on July 5, 2018. For the final ten years …

Kenneth ‘Ken’ Charles Thornton, born Nov. 16, 1953, passed away on June 29, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 11-6 p.m., at the South Park gazebo in Billings. For a complete obituary or to leave condolences for the family please visit www.cfgbillings.com.

Joan Kathleen Beres Hughes completed her 85-year life journey July 13, 2018, in the company of family members. Joan was the eldest child of Joseph Sebastian and Appolonia Mary (Grasl) Beres, born in Dickinson, ND on March 19, 1933. She was raised and schooled primarily in Dickinson, moving d…

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Charles, or Chuck, as he preferred to be called, was born in Minot, North Dakota, Sept. 14, 1925, to Otis Leon and Emma Alma Avery, who farmed southwest of Glenburn, North Dakota. He attended a one room country school and graduated from Minot High School, prior to joining the U.S. Navy where…

A funeral service for Gordon Rustad, 78, of Baker, will be 2 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2018 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker with Pastor Jerry Finneman officiating. A private burial will take place at a later date.

Viola B. Feiock of Roundup passed away on July 15, 2018 at the age of 93. Funeral home services are on Monday July 23, 2018 at the Methodist Church at 319 1st St. West, Roundup, MT at 10:30 a.m.

Keith ‘Louie’ Lewin Kober, born to Arnold and Margaret Kober on Sept. 6, 1959, died suddenly July 10, 2018.

Patricia Ann (Tewell) Perry has passed into the loving arms of our Lord Jesus Christ, while surrounded by family, friends, and the caring staff at St. Vincent Hospital.

CHEYENNE, Wyoming — Marlene Donelson passed away peacefully in Cheyenne, on July 12, 2018, surrounded by family members.

The world lost a beautiful soul when Loretta Ann Osborne, 73, passed over on July 11, 2018. She is loved dearly. Private service to be held at a later date. 

Charlotte passed away July 5, 2018 after a short, but courageous battle with cancer. She was born Charlotte Carol Wyatt on July 9, 1944 to James and Mildred Wyatt in Whiteville, NC. Her mother later remarried to Dan Plant, who adopted Charlotte. She graduated in El Paso, TX. She met her husb…

Mark passed away at his home in San Rafael, CA enveloped by his immediate family and dear friends. Mark was born in Redwood City, CA to Verlin and Mary Wald Belgarde. He grew up in Billings and graduated in 1977 from Billings West High School, where he was an outstanding student athlete lett…

Chris was born on May 5, 1988, to Bill and Susan (Quackenbush) Duncan. Chris’ childhood was an idyllic one, growing up on Wigwam Trail, in Billings, surrounded by neighbors that soon became like family. After graduating from Skyview, Chris joined the United States Navy in the Nuclear Enginee…

RED LODGE — Leon C. Odegaard, 79, of Red Lodge, passed away peacefully March 30, 2018 surrounded by love after a brief battle with cancer. Leon’s ashes will be committed alongside Wesley and Audrey at the Billings Sunset Memorial Gardens at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2018, with a celebr…

The family of Lois Mae Maris is deeply saddened to have lost our mother and grandmother on July 7, 2018. Lois was born on Sept. 19, 1932, to Roy and Mae Dale. Lois graduated from Helena High School. She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Bill Dale; sisters, Francis Dickson, Pea…

Gordon L. Frank, 62, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018. Gordie was born in Billings on March 2, 1956 to parents, Clifford Howard and Beth Leigh (Botsch) Frank of Laurel, both deceased. He was also preceded in death by son-in-law, Jose Valdez.

Dr. Robert (Bob) Sidney McDonald, 86, of Billings passed away on July 9, 2018 at his home after a courageous ten year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Bob was born in Big Timber on August 9, 1931 and was the son of Andy and Mary (Taylor) McDonald.

MESA, AZ — Raymond L Havig passed away peacefully on July 9, 2018 at a memory care facility in Mesa, AZ after a battle with dementia. He was 89. Ray had a great life. He was successful in business, traveled the world and was married to 2 wonderful women. He did almost everything he wanted to…

BRIDGER — Ralph Lynn Richards, 91, of Bridger, born May 10,1927, in Spanish Fork, Utah, died July 4, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Billings where he lived since January. His parents, Louis Fred Richards, and Jennie Simmons Richards moved from Utah, lived and died at Bridger. Ralph was 2nd i…

Lillian Redman McLuskie, of Billings, and Carol Stream, IL, passed away July 6, 2018 at the age of 95 in Carol Stream, IL. Lillian was born on Oct. 16, 1922 in Ismay, to Fenner and Marguerite Olivetti Redman and was raised on their ranch south of Ismay. She attended Spring Creek Country Scho…

Bob Phillips passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, at home. Celebration of life will be at 3 p.m., July 21, at 1145 Club at 1145 Broadwater Ave, Billings. 

Jerry (Gib) Gibson Jr. passed away peacefully at his home on June 17, 2018. He will be laid to rest with full military honors on July 21, 2018, 11 a.m., Yellowstone National Veterans Cemetery, Laurel, MT. Family and friends will celebrate Jerry's lifeat 1 p.m., the same day at Ledgestone ban…