LINNEY-RUMBOLD — Raymond Lee "Raylee", 32, Billings. Memorial service 2 p.m. Sat., Feb. 1, at Smith Downtown Chapel, 925 S. 27th St. (23)
ALCORN — James Lee "Jim", 88, Billings. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wed., Jan. 22, at Smith Funeral Chapel, 315 E. Third St. in Laurel. Interment Yellowstone National Cemetery. (22)
WHISTLER — Kenneth Park, 66, of Red Lodge. Celebration of Life at STEAM Center at Roosevelt Center, 519 S. Broadway, 2nd Floor. In lieu of flowers donations to the STEAM Center: https://www.herossteamengine.com (23)
HAGAN — Walter E. 84 of Roberts. Cremation. Celebration of Life and interment will take place at a later date. (23)
Smith Columbus Chapel
No services planned
CARLSON — Edith, 80, of Billings. A private family service will be held at a later date. (24)
KENNEDY — Timothy “Tim”, 53, of Laurel. Celebration of Life pending. (24)
NOT AFRAID — Selena, 16, of Hardin. Funeral services pending. (26)
BAUMGARDNER — James “Jim,” 79. Vigil 7 p.m. Thursday, Michelotti-Sawyers. Mass 11 a.m. Friday, St. Pius X. (24)
BALLARD — Merilyn, 87. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thurs. at First Presbyterian Church. (23)
No services planned
LAWRENCE — LaVonne, 83, of Billings. Cremation. Memorial Service Thurs., Jan. 23, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church. (23)
PASSES — Garrell, Funeral Mass Thursday 10 a.m. at the St. Dennis Catholic Church in Crow Agency. Burial to follow at the Crow Agency Cemetery. Wake Wednesday 11 a.m. with Rosary 4 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Crow Agency. bullismortuary.com. (22)
Edith (Edie) Carlson, 80, passed away peacefully Jan. 17, 2020, at St. John’s United, surrounded by family and caregivers. She was born in 1939 at home in a small town near Centerville, Tennessee, with five siblings. She lived in Colorado for over 40 years and moved to Montana to retire and be around family. She enjoyed listening to Elvis, playing guitar and playing cards.
She is survived by one son, one daughter, five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two brothers. No services will be held.
A private family gathering will celebrate her life at a later date.
Timothy P. Kennedy, 53, passed away suddenly at home on Jan. 19, 2020, with his wife by his side. Celebration of Life will be Sunday 1 p.m., at Dahl Funeral Chapel. For a full obituary and to leave memories with the family please visit www.dahlfuneralchapel.com
James E. Schock, 78, of Billings passed Jan. 17, 2020, with family by his side after a battle with cancer and Parkinson's. Jim was born in Billings on July 12, 1941, to Louis and Mary Schock. He graduated from Billings Senior High in 1959. He married Sandra Herren in 1963, had three children and later divorced.
Jimmy worked numerous jobs, including owning his own bar in the Heights called The Pub, and later he worked as a delivery driver for NAPA until retirement. Jim's passion was beer and classic cars. He owned several classic cars throughout his life. Some were quite memorable!
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Donald and Richard (Marietta); and former wife Sandra.
He is survived by brothers Lawrence Schock, Robert (Sets) Schock and, Kenny (Joyce) Wanner; children Brett, Brenda (Jeff) Huffman, and Preston (Tracy); longtime partner Barb Mercer; grandkids Brendan, Cody (Kale), Michaela (Steffen); and great-grandchild Gabe.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, at Heights Family Funeral Home, 733 Wicks Ln. Please join us after the service for a celebration and have one final beer with Jim at the VFW 6774, 637 Anchor Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Parkinson’s Association or to the VFW.
Roger Earl Walker, 65 of Billings, passed away unexpectedly at home on Jan. 18, 2020. Roger was born on March 23, 1954, in Sidney the son of Earl and Eva (Libby) Walker. Per Roger’s request, cremation has taken place and no services will be held. A full obit is available online at www.heightsfamilyfuneralhome.com under Our Families.
Robert ‘Bobby’ Swank, 66, of Billings passed away Jan. 15, 2020. Bobby was born in Billings on May 14, 1953, to Floyd and Betty Swank. Bobby married his wife Linda in 2002. He loved to golf and made his hobby into his career doing what he enjoyed at Pryor Creek Golf Club.
Bobby is survived by his wife Linda of Billings; his son Colby Swank; daughter Jenica Swank, and son Rudy Swank; and stepdaughters Heather (Dave) Ducharme and Kurstin (Nik) Macroglou. He was grandfather and great grandfather to 15, and had numerous loving aunts, uncles nieces, nephews and friends who will greatly miss him. Bobby is predeceased by his parents and his daughter Shandy Swank. Cremation has taken place, and a celebration of life will take place at a later date.
MALTA — Dorothy M. Christensen, 94, passed away Jan. 10, 2020, at Hi-Line Retirement Center of natural causes. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Malta Lutheran Church.
Lawretta Marie Miller, age 50, of Colstrip passed away on Jan. 18, 2020. Funeral Services will be on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Colstrip at 11 a.m.
Burial will follow at the Colstrip Cemetery. Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home have been entrusted with arrangements. To read the full obituary and leave condolences, visit our website at www.stevensonandsons.com.