Our hearts are filled with sorrow as we had to say goodbye to our beloved, Rich.

Lucinda (Naasz) Propp passed away on Oct. 13, 2018, with family by her side. Lucinda was born in Napoleon, ND on June 4, 1928. Severe drought in the Dakotas forced the family to move and they settled in Pompeys Pillar, MT in 1936, later purchasing a farm in 1942. After going to a high school…

BOZEMAN —Lynda H. Ross, 78, of Bozeman and formerly of Billings, passed away on Oct. 15, 2018. A memorial service will be held Nov. 3 at 12 p.m. at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service in Bozeman.

Darlene Rae Richmond Wilson of Sarpy Creek, passed away on Oct. 11, 2018 at the age of 83. On May 24, 1935, in Baker, Darlene was born to Ronald and Frances Richmond and older brother LeRoy. She later attended schools in Miles City and Hardin, where she met her high school sweetheart, Lee Wilson.

Betty Alice Kay, 77, of Billings passed away Oct. 11, 2018. Services will be held Saturday Oct. 20, 2018 at 2 p.m., at Wayman Chapel, 402 S. 25th Street. Please read about her cause and wish: www.gofundme.com/betty-kay039s-funeral-amp-burial-fund. To leave condolences for the family or to re…

Alta went to be with our Heavenly Father on Saturday Oct. 13, 2018, surrounded by her family.

Richard Sartorie Jr., loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 12, 2018. He was 91 years old.

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GRASS RANGE — Harold Phillip Matovich, 74, of Grass Range, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, of natural causes.

Christine Saur was born in Vanstel, Montana, on May 12, 1927, to Emilie Mittelstaedt and William Saur. She was raised in Marsh and passed away at her home in Billings on Oct. 11, 2018.

Alta went to be with our Heavenly Father on Saturday Oct. 13, 2018, surrounded by her family.

Darcey L. Kerner was born Sept. 25, 1959 to Gilbert and Theresa (Farnes) Martin. She joined brothers Jerry and Steve, and for a short time Darwin blessed their lives as her younger brother. Over the years she believed family included more than just blood. Through this belief she gained a bro…

Joan Jean ‘Nana’ LaGaly Kersich passed away on Sunday Oct. 7, 2018 leaving this world in the same way, and in the same place, as she entered it on Jan. 9, 1933 - surrounded by family at St. Vincent Hospital, Billings.

DUBLIN, Wis. — Maddie Taylor passed peacefully into the next stage early in the morning on Friday. She is survived by her three children Ruth, Martha, and Lawerence.

The light of our lives is forever dimmed. Tera McCarthy Clough went to her heavenly father on Oct. 9, 2018 at the age of 44. The pain she felt was greater than all the love we had for her. She is now at peace.

The light of our lives is forever dimmed. Tera McCarthy Clough went to her heavenly father on Oct. 9, 2018, at the age of 44. The pain she felt was greater than all the love we had for her. She is now at peace.

Funeral Homes

Donald Neal 'Don' Eastep, 83, of Livingston passed away at his home on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, with his family by his side. Don was the longtime owner/operator of Eastep Western Wear in Livingston. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at Holbrook United Methodist Church…

BOERNE, Texas — Lt. Col. (retired) James Dean Roy passed away on September 28, 2018, in Boerne, Texas. Jim was born to Darrel and Katherine Roy in Wolf Point and grew up on the family farm. He graduated from Wolf Point High School in 1979 as the class valedictorian.

Betty Lou Kunkel died peacefully surrounded by family on Oct. 9, 2018 from cancer. Betty was born on June 30, 1939 in Billings to Louis & Elizabeth Anest.

Dennis Eubank, 71, of Billings passed away Sept. 23, 2018. He was born July 31, 1947 to the late Cecil and Vangie Eubank. Dennis spent many of his adolescent years playing baseball and working in the family store. He graduated from West High School in 1965. Dennis was a hard-working business…

William J. (Bill) Michels was born on August 22, 1947, in Williston, North Dakota and passed away on Oct. 9, 2018, at Riverstone Hospice House in Billings. He was the oldest of four children born to Mark and Marge (Steele) Michels. He was raised in Medicine Lake.

Keith David Kerbel, 67, passed away peacefully Oct. 10, 2018 from complications of cancer while surrounded by his family. Keith was born in Sidney to David and Sonja Kerbel on Dec. 14, 1950.  

Edna Matz left this earth on Oct. 10, 2018, to join her heavenly father.

David R. Baisch, age 73, passed away on Oct. 9, 2018, in Billings.

Dale Wilkes was born July 24, 1950, and passed away on Oct. 4, 2018, after a lengthy battle with cancer.

HARLOWTON — Alma Hinand, 98, passed away Oct. 3, 2018 at Wheatland Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home in Harlowton. Alma Pauline (Sharrah) Hinand was born in Miles City on Aug. 8, 1920, the middle of 3 daughters born to Arthur and Nellie (Hobbs) Sharrah. Her parents originally from Missouri …

Our beloved brother, father, and grandfather, Michael Wendland Kaftan, 57, died in his sleep on Oct. 7, 2018.

Mary Cheryl “MC” (Fay) Beeby could light up a room with her amazing smile. To sum it up, “I found a unicorn ... and she got away.” We will keep looking for her and finding her in the special things we do for our loved ones. We learned that you can keep all those balls spinning as long as you…

Jeanette Mautz, 90, of Laurel, passed away at St. John’s Lutheran Home on Oct. 6, 2018, surrounded by the people who loved her. Services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Laurel on Friday, October 12 at 11 a.m.

Stanton Lewis Brannin, 83, of Big Timber passed away Monday Oct. 1, 2018 at his home.

Leonard Kroll, 85, years young, passed away on Oct. 5, 2018. He was born on July 3, 1933 to Paul and Monica Kroll of Bridger.

Charlie W. Schmidt 70, of Billings passed away on Oct. 5, 2018 after a short illness.