Obituaries

04/24/2014 - 11:04am
Wilda M. “Wid” Colvin, 85, of Red Lodge, formerly of Cody, Wyo., died Monday, April 21, 2014 at Cedar Wood Healthcare Community in Red Lodge. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Red Lodge. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 5 at Riverside Cemetery in Cody. Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 11:03am
A tough old cowboy and spray pilot for over 45-years, filed his final flight plan on April 16 and flew away to better times for a big reunion with loved family and friends. Wally was born Aug. 9, 1927 in Gallatin Gateway. He was the eldest child of Robert and Grace Blain. He attended schools in
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:06pm
On Sunday, April 13, 2014 with family by her side, Mary Jean Laws, 77, passed away peacefully at home in Billings. She is survived by her 5 children, 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:03pm
Merton Everly Rustad, 70, of Powell, Wyo., passed on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Riverstone Hospice House in Billings, after a lengthy illness. Merton was born Sept. 9, 1943, in Baker, and was a graduate of Park County High School, Livingston Class of 1961. He went on to attend Rocky Mountain
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:01pm
On April 6, 2014, Clarice Teesdale, our beloved mother and grandmother, joined her loving husband Gene in heaven. She was born Nov. 22, 1931 to George and Elizabeth Slosson in Omak, Wash., and passed away at her home in Bridger. She grew up in Tacoma and graduated from the College of Puget Sound
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:00pm
Doris Day Kracaw, 76, of Red Lodge, passed away in her home Sunday morning, April 13, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. She was born on Oct. 25, 1937 in Jackson Hole, Wyo., to Howard and Alma (Shorty) Clark. Doris and her first husband, Rodrick Gulbrandson lived in parts of Wyoming with their 5
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:57am
Gordon A. Boltz, 87, of Columbus, formerly of Red Lodge and Roberts, died Sunday, April 6, 2014. He was proud to be a Marine, proud of the American flag, and considered himself to be “about half a hand” with horses and a hammer. That’s all he wanted said about himself. Cremation
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:56am
Margaret El izabeth (Jackson) Ramsey, 102, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 7, 2014. A descendant of early Montana homesteaders, her tales of early Billings and Carbon County were always entertaining and insightful. Margaret was born to Charles and Ada Jackson on the Danford homestead near
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:54am
Maria Bernice Nilsen daughter of Teresa Cox and Larry Nilsen was born Feb. 22, 1976 in Miles City. On April 13, 2014 at about 1:30 p.m. she was in a motor vehicle accident and went to be in heaven with her daughter Nevaeh Rose Tyler and her favorite uncle Clayton Patrick Coles and her grandparents
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:52am
David Hill Sr. was born July 25, 1950 to Myrna and CW Hill. At the age of 16 Dave joined his father helping with the family's flooring installation business. When Dave graduated from West High, he followed in his father's footsteps and made flooring his career. Dave married his wife, Elaine