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  • Shiloh Marie Jones, 28

    Apr 20, 2022

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    Shiloh had a smile that lit up a room, a heart that embraced life, and a spirit that radiated sunshine. Shiloh Marie Jones went peacefully into Jesus' arms in the early morning of Friday, April 15, 2022. When Shiloh met you, you were her friend for life. She encouraged everyone and prayed for them until their life changed for the better. People experienced her gentle, unconditional love whenever they were around her. Her biggest love was her family. Her dad Shannon, mom Cathy, and big sister...Full story

  • Roderick Montgomery Duncan, 87

    Apr 6, 2022

    Roderick M. Duncan “Rod” “Monty” passed away at home on April 2, 2022. Rod was born to Judge Philip and Kathryn Duncan in Whitehall, MT on September 27, 1934. Rod was raised in Whitehall and graduated from Whitehall High School in 1952. He attended the US Maritime Academy in Long Island, New York being one of two Montana appointees. He then attended West Point Military Academy, the Western Montana College, and the University of Montana earning a bachelor’s degree in History and Political...Full story

  • Peter Charles Reinschmidt, 82

    Apr 6, 2022

    Peter Charles Reinschmidt passed away peacefully on March 13, 2022, surrounded by his wife and four children. "Pete," as he was known by his friends and family, was born on January 21, 1940, in Queens, New York to Charles and Catherine Reinschmidt. He was the oldest of eight children. Pete spent his childhood in Bernardsville, New Jersey before he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Korea after the Korean War, guarding the DMZ. Following his time in the service, Pete studied Mechanical...Full story

  • Peter Reinschmidt, 82

    Mar 30, 2022

    Peter Charles Reinschmidt passed away peacefully on March 13, 2022, surrounded by his wife and four children. "Pete", as he was known by his friends and family, was born on January 21, 1940, in Queens, New York to Charles and Catherine Reinschmidt. He was the oldest of eight children. Pete spent his childhood in Bernardsville, New Jersey before he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam War. Following his time in the service, Pete studied Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics at...Full story

  • Maurice (Buzz) Griffith, 74

    Mar 30, 2022

    Maurice (Buzz) Griffith left this world to travel once more on March 27, 2022, but not without a fight. He was born on December 19, 1949. Buzz was loved by many but no more than by his family. He loved to travel with his best friend at his side just to see the awe in her eyes. He leaves this world hoping he made a difference. He leaves behind his wife and best friend, Faith Griffith, and children, son Timothy (Lynsey Apple), daughter Meghan Griffith, and son Jeff Milivo; step-children Pearl (Bil...Full story

  • Sigrid Cleona Parker, 67

    Mar 23, 2022

    Sigrid Cleona Parker, born to Sigrid Foster and Fredrick Cline on May 17, 1954, in Arcadia, California, passed away on March 10, 2022. She was a devout Christian who later went out to become a chef in the Navy. Sigrid (Sid) married her best friend and love of her life Raleigh Eugene Parker on October 20, 1973. They had three children: Michelle Parker, Heather Moore, and William Parker. In 2001-2002 they went to retire in Whitehall, Montana and this is where they stayed after their children went...Full story

  • Alice Faye Davis, 59

    Mar 2, 2022

    Alice Faye Davis passed from this world too soon surrounded by her close family and friends on February 14, 2022. Alice was born on April 25, 1962. From West Virginia, she married young and had her first daughter, after which she divorced and moved to Montana to be with her parents and start anew. A couple of years after the move she met her "Huckleberry" Glenn and married again. Glenn was a father of three teens. He and Alice had two more children together. Alice was deeply loved by her many...Full story

  • Thomas G. Carey, 93

    Mar 2, 2022

    With the sun shining brightly on the Bull Mountains, a place dear to his heart, Thomas G. Carey, Sr. (Tom) passed into eternal life on February 26, 2022, surrounded by his loving wife of 63 years and all of their children. Born in Helena on December 9, 1928, to Frank and Mary Ellen (Gallagher) Carey, he was the youngest of 12 children. Being raised on the ranch with his best friend and sister Ellie was the basis for the stories of his wonderful childhood we loved to hear. His love for dogs...Full story

  • Richard "Rich" A. Parks, 84

    Feb 23, 2022

    Richard “Rich” A. Parks, age 84, of Whitehall, Montana passed away peacefully on February 17, 2022, with his loving wife by his side in their home in Whitehall. Rich was born December 5, 1937; the only boy in a family of five children born to Eldwin and Tennie (Johnson) Parks. He lived in Whitehall, Montana all of his life, only leaving to serve in the Air Force from 1955-1959. He graduated from Whitehall High School. Rich retired from the Golden Sunlight Mine. Rich loved hunting with his buddies and family and told hunting stories that will li...Full story

  • Jason Edsall, 37

    Feb 16, 2022

    Jason Edsall gained his wings in the comfort of his home surrounded by the loves of his life on January 19, 2022, after a hard fight against cancer and autoimmune disease. Jason was born on June 6, 1984, to Cliff and Nancy Edsall in Billings, Montana. He was the youngest of three wonderful children. Jason lived in Billings for a short time before the family moved to Whitehall, Montana where he attended elementary through high school, graduating in 2003. As a young boy, he followed in his...

  • Dennis Ryan, 101

    Feb 16, 2022

    Dennis Ryan passed away at his home in Pattison, Texas on February 6, 2022, at the age of 101 1/2. His funeral will be held at St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church in Katy, Texas on March 4th or March 8th. Burial will be in Whitehall, Montana this summer. He was born on September 30, 1920, in Bonesteel, South Dakota in the family home above the railroad depot where his father was the station agent. He began working as a relief telegrapher for his father in his mid-teens. After graduation, he follow...Full story

  • Ernest M. Smith, 85

    Feb 9, 2022

    Ernest M. Smith passed away at his home in Whitehall, MT of natural causes. He was born to John Charles and Erma Smith of Butte, Montana. He grew up in Butte and attended Butte High School. His mother always took Ernest, his brother Jim Smith, his childhood friend Leo Belanger, and anyone else they could fit in the Jeep to German Gulch where he said he had great memories as a child. To earn money at a young age, he had a paper route to help support his mother. He later married Delone E. (Huber)...Full story

  • Robert Lee Bowman, Sr., 82

    Feb 9, 2022

    Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He is survived by his wife Alice M. Bowman, children Tambra L. Fike (Bill), Robert L. Bowman Jr. (Irma), and Sidney J. Bowman (Tamara), preceding in death: Anetta R. Hall (September 18, 1960 - September 19, 2016) (Dave). Robert has twenty grandkids and eighteen great-grandkids. Dad, you will be missed by family and brothers and sisters in Christ who had the opportunity to be a part of your life. One day we all will meet again and...Full story

  • Shelly Kaye Shaw, 61

    Feb 9, 2022

    On February 1, 2022, Shelly Kaye Shaw was called home. She reunited with her mother and father, Loren and Cena Shaw, and her brother, Bobby Shaw. Shelly was born in Whitehall on August 12, 1960, joining six other siblings. She leaves behind three brothers, Allen and his wife JoAnn, Garland and his wife Linda, Dennis and his wife Jean; two sisters, Sherry and her husband Larry, and Sandy and her husband Bob; and sister-in-law, Raye Shaw. She leaves nieces and nephews also. Shelly graduated from...Full story

  • Jason Edsall, 37

    Feb 9, 2022

    Jason Edsall gained his wings in the comfort of his home surrounded by the loves of his life on January 19, 2022, after a hard fight against cancer and autoimmune disease. Jason was born on June 6, 1984, to Cliff and Nancy Edsall in Billings, Montana. He was the youngest of three wonderful children. Jason lived in Billings for a short time before the family moved to Whitehall, Montana where he attended elementary through high school, graduating in 2003. As a young boy, he followed in his...Full story

  • Joseph Edward Green, 68

    Feb 2, 2022

    Late on Thursday night, January 20, 2022, our dad, Joe Green, unexpectedly passed away at Community Hospital of Anaconda, surrounded by his loving family as the snow fell softly. He was at peace. Our dad grew up on the rough and tough streets of Butte, Montana. He was born to Frank and Dorothy Green in Butte, Montana on November 12, 1953. He was the third in the line of eight siblings. He graduated with the class of 1972 attending both Central and Butte High School. His very first job was...

  • Linda Kay Wagner, 70

    Feb 2, 2022

    Linda Kay Wagner, born April 14, 1951, in Havre, Montana to Ken and Lydia Rice, passed away on January 26, 2022, at her home in Whitehall, Montana with her husband Don, her two daughters, and her brother by her side. On June 19th, 1971, Linda married the love of her life, Don Wagner. They spent the first 15 years of their marriage on a little ranch in Arvada, Colorado. During this time, they welcomed two daughters and a son. In 1985 the family moved to Whitehall, Montana, and settled on a...

  • Chase Johnathon Estabrook, 31

    Jan 26, 2022

    Chase Johnathon Estabrook along with his brother Brendan Estabrook was killed in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 15, 2022, in Three Forks, Montana. Chase was born Wednesday, December 26, 1990, in Butte, Montana to Roger and Kim (Partelow) Estabrook. Chase grew up in Butte and attended local schools, including Butte High School. He enjoyed all kinds of outdoor activities including hunting, RZR riding, horseback riding, shed antler hunting, camping and fishing. He especially loved...

  • Brendan Patrick Estabrook, 32

    Jan 26, 2022

    Brendan Patrick Estabrook, along with his brother Chase Estabrook, was killed in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 15, 2022, in Three Forks, Montana. Brendan was born Tuesday, June 13, 1989, in Butte, Montana to Roger and Kim (Partelow) Estabrook. Brendan attended Butte schools and graduated from Butte High School. He enjoyed all outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, RZR Riding, four-wheeling, horseback riding, shed antler hunting, and camping. He was currently employed at D...

  • Scott Arkell, 50

    Jan 26, 2022

    Scott was born in Butte on October 29, 1971, to Jim and Thelma Arkell and was welcomed by his eight siblings to the home in Whitehall that he grew up in. Scott was born with a heart murmur and had his heart valves replaced several years ago. He passed away unexpectedly at his home in Whitehall on January 8; his loving heart finally giving up. As a kid, he spent his days riding his bike around town with his friends. He wrestled in the AAU youth program and wrestled and played football for the...

  • Roger Siemens, 82

    Jan 12, 2022

    Roger Siemens of Silver Star MT, passed away on Dec 30, 2021. Roger was out in the hills with a close friend, under the Big Sky, doing what he loved to do when the Lord called him Home. He would not have wanted it any other way. Roger was born in Belmond Iowa in 1939. He graduated from Renwick High School in 1957 and then attended the University of Montana in Missoula where he studied Forestry, Range Management, and Wildlife Biology. In 1960 he married the love of his life, Rita Stafford. Rita...

  • John William McNeill, 84

    Jan 12, 2022

    John William McNeill (Bill) was born in Drumheller, Alberta, Canada on December 6th, 1937 to his parents John H. and Phyllis McNeill. He was the oldest of 5 children. Bill graduated from the University of Montana -Western in Dillon where he met and married Velma Wallace. They had two children, Vanessa and Curtis. He was a teacher in Whitehall for many years, spending his summers as a tour guide at the Lewis & Clark Caverns. Some of his volunteer work over the years included road clean-up at...

  • Lois Landis

    Jan 12, 2022

    Lois Landis passed away on December 16, 2021, after a short illness in Kingman AZ. Lois was born in 1937 in Butte Mt. to Bruce and Faye (Miller) Landis. She attended Cardwell Grade School, Whitehall High School, and Montana State University School of Nursing. She graduated with a BA in nursing and after serving 2 years with the United States Navy she continued her nursing in numerous locations in Montana, Wyoming, and eventually California. Lois had a never-ending desire to learn so after many...

  • James "Jim" DeTienne, 69

    Jan 12, 2022

    James "Jim" DeTienne, 69, died peacefully on December 30, 2021, surrounded by loved ones at his home in Clancy, MT after a brave battle with multiple cancers. Jim is survived by his longtime girlfriend, Dayle Perrin, son Jamie (Jaime) DeTienne (via marriage to Debbie Barnes), daughters Cassandra (Dan) Rawson, Kristi Harman, and Jessica DeTienne (via marriage to Doreen Helfert), and seven grandchildren: Christian, Rylen, Landon, Brooklyn, and Mackenzie (children of Jamie) and Mikayla and Kayley...

  • Judy Marie Turkia Johnson, 71

    Jan 5, 2022

    Judith Marie Turkia Johnson, 71, fell asleep in Jesus on December 29, 2021, surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer. Judy was born to Roy and Helga (Jarvi) Turkia on January 13, 1950. A native of Butte, Montana, the granddaughter of Finnish immigrants who came to work in the Butte mines, she attended Butte elementary and high schools. After graduation, she worked as a bank teller. In 1971 Judy met Bill Johnson at the Raymond Supper Club on Harrison Avenue in Butte. They...

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