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Thursday, April 12th 2018
Donald (Don) Ray Bauer
Donald Ray Bauer “Don”, age 83 of Glasgow, Montana passed away January 4th, 2018.
Don was born January 8, 1934 in Glasgow to George and Anna (Pulaski) Bauer. Don graduated from Glasgow High School and upon completion served in the Military. Following military service, he attended the school of engineering in Milwaukee Wisconsin. He returned home to Glasgow and worked for two companies.
On August 2, 1958 Don married Janet Evelyn Cowart a future nurse student he met while in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 1960, Don started working for the Glasgow Post Office, and after 30 plus years he retired to travel and go fishing with good friend Mike Murphy in Alaska.
Don and Jan made many trips to Florida to see her family, to Vancouver Washington to visit David, Laura and their two precious granddaughters.
Don spent many years with good friend Gail Johnson on the farm and with their two families visiting or on picnics at Fort Peck lake.
Don is survived by his wife of almost 60 years of marriage, Sons; Paul of Glasgow, David (Laura) of Vancouver Washington; granddaughters Claire and Megan of Vancouver, Washington; sister Marlene Jackson of Glasgow, and brother Tom Bauer of Mukilteo, Washington.
Don is preceded in death by his parents George and Anna Bauer, and two sons Tim and Brian Bauer.
Memorial service will be Tuesday April 17, 2018 4 P.M. at Bell Chapel, a luncheon will follow the service at the Cottonwood Inn. Private Family inurnment the next day.
Monday, April 9th 2018
Mary Estella Moseley Cilz
Mary Estella Moseley Cilz passed away peacefully on April 5, 2018 at Valley View nursing home in Glasgow, Montana.

Mary was born May 17, 1931 in Dover, Montana to Rose Evelyn Carver and Charles Louis Moseley. She attended schools in Great Falls, Judith Gap, Bainville and Glasgow, Montana, graduating from Glasgow High in 1949. She met and married Edward Tade Jr. in 1950. From that union four children were born; Larry Edward Tade, Jerry Lee Tade, Debra Kay Tade and Vicki Jo Tade. They were divorced in 1967. In 1970 she married Arthur H. Cilz, a very kind and loving man.

Mary worked for Valley County in the Clerk and Recorders office as a Deputy Clerk for 30 years and she retired in 1994. In 2014 she moved to Prairie Ridge Village where she renewed many old friendships and thoroughly enjoyed bingo, horseracing and all the other activities.

Mary enjoyed attending volleyball games and basketball games when her grandkids played, and enjoyed visiting with grandchildren and great-grandchildren whenever possible. Mary enjoyed traveling, camping, sports on TV, baking, flower gardening and any activities at her church. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Glasgow and served as Treasurer for over 20 years and where she shared her love with her Lord Jesus Christ with her church family.

Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Cilz; her mother Rose E. Bretzke; her father Charles L. Moseley; baby brother, William Ralph Moseley; sister, Betty R. (Don) Abern; stepsons, Henry Cilz and Bobby Cilz; step-grandson, Scott Siers; brothers-in-law Fred Cilz, Ralph Anderson, Vernon Anderson and Rupert Cilz; stepfather, Leo (Bertha) Bretzke; and sisters-in law, Laura Anderson of Salem, Oregon, Ella Anderson of Minot and Arliene Cilz of Rugby, North Dakota .

Mary is survived by a brother, Jim (Carol) Moseley of Whitefish, Montana; sons, Larry E. (Beverly) Tade of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Jerry (Teresa) Tade of Glasgow, Montana; daughters, Debra Tade Glasgow, Montana and Vicki Jo (Sean) Beaulieu of Missoula, Montana; stepchildren, Marlin (Debbie) Cilz, and Kristine (Jim) Webb all of Malta, Montana; 28 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren: one great-great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews as well as her loving church family.

Family will receive friends 5:00 ~ 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 13, 2018 at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Montana. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Faith Lutheran Church with Pastor John Vallie officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. A luncheon will follow burial at the VFW Fort Peck Post #3107 in Glasgow, Montana. Memorials may be made in Mary's name to Faith Lutheran Church of Glasgow, or Prairie Ridge Village of Glasgow. Condolences may be left at bellmortuarymontana.com.
Monday, April 9th 2018
Grace Bernice Fullerton
Grace Bernice Fullerton, 92, passed away peacefully at Faith Lutheran Home on April 4, 2018.
Grace was born October 19, 1925 to Betsy (Engg) and George Shipp. She was delivered by her father. She attended school at Rose Hill, Irle and Glasgow Schools.
Grace married Art Fullerton and to this union there were born eight children.
Grace loved to bowl and did so as long as she could. She made many treasures for her family and friends with her embroidery and blankets.
Grace is preceded in death by her brothers, Lloyd, Kenny, and Albert; her parents, George and Betsy; and a granddaughter, Deanna Penor.
She is survived by her eight children, Bernice Penor of Washington, Darlene Holt of Havre, Montana, Chet Fullerton of Bayard, Nebraska, Gloria Scott of Libby, Montana, LeRoy Fullerton of Nashua, Montana, Liz Kwasney of Circle, Montana, Peggy Fullerton of Glasgow, Montana and Herbert Fullerton of Glasgow, Montana; 27 grandchildren; 83 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandchild; brothers, Marvin and Lawrence Shipp; sisters, Dolores Schneider and Bertha Root; numerous nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Bell Mortuary. Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Glasgow Evangelical Church with Pastor Bonnie Novak Officiating. Burial will take place at Highland Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the VFW Fort Peck Post #3107.
Friday, April 6th 2018
Grace Fullerton
Grace Fullerton, 92, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Faith Lutheran Home in Wolf Point, Montana. Family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Bell Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Glasgow Evangelical Church, with Pastor Bonnie Novak officiating, burial will follow at Highland Cemetery.


Monday, April 2nd 2018
Chad J. Smith
Chad J. Smith, 46, of Glasgow, Montana passed at his home in late March.
Chad was born July 17, 1971 in Kellogg, Idaho to Pete Smith and Cherlyen McLaurin. Chad attended school in Nashua, Fort Peck, and Glasgow; ending back in Nashua for his high school years. He left school before graduating to move to Idaho to stay with his father.
He had a seamless rain gutter business in Spokane with his brother, Dwayne for several years. He left Spokane and took up trucking out of Great Falls and was able to see much of the United States. After ten years of traveling he decided to be with his family in Glasgow. He worked at the Oasis as a bartender, he worked on vehicles and then for the Valley Transit.
He loved bike racing, his boat, walleye fishing, snowmobiling and working on his and others trucks. He loved wood working. He loved his garden, watching it grow and harvesting it and went as far as to learn canning. Being self-taught, there wasn’t anything he couldn’t do. He totally enjoyed hanging out with Levi and James in anything he did. His smile could light up a room.
Chad is preceded in death by a brother, Todd Smith; uncles, Gary Schroeder and Terry Metvedt; aunt, Carol DuBeau; grandmother, Ovidia Metvedt; and numerous great-aunts and uncles.
He is survived by his mother, Cherylen McLaurin of Glasgow, Montana; father, Peter Smith of Rathdrum, Idaho; brothers, Dwayne (Tami) Smith, Levi McLaurin, and James McLaurin; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
A Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Bell Mortuary, with Pastor Bonnie Novak officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Nashua Cemetery. Condolences can be left at bellmortuarymontana.com.
Thursday, March 29th 2018
Larry Gordon DuBeau
Larry Gordon DuBeau, 80, passed away of natural causes at his home in Park Grove Monday, March 26, 2018.
Larry was born January 10, 1938 to Hazel (Cornwell) and William “Eddie” DuBeau in Glasgow, Montana. He was the third of five children and the only one without a nickname. He attended elementary school in Fort Peck and graduated from Glasgow High School in 1956. After high school he worked at the Glasgow Air Force Base.
On December 19, 1957 he married the love of his life, Frances “Fritzie” Bondy. He started working for Eagle Western in 1959 on the second power house in Fort Peck. Continuing construction work, they traveled most of the Western United States for the next 22 years. On August 1, 1977 Fritzie and Larry purchased their home and the trailer court in Park Grove, planning for retirement. In March of 1982 he hung up his hard hat and put on his Bartender apron when they purchased The Park Grove Bar and Café. He served many Valley County residents their first drink on their 21st birthdays. He worked right up till the time of his death.
You couldn’t have found a more honest, trusting man. He was always up for a game of pool or darts. He took pride in his yard and garden and was always ready to rake or burn a few leaves. Larry enjoyed spending time with his family: boating, pulling skiers, or just sitting on the swing watching. He was an avid hunter and fisherman in his younger years.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, his brother, Ed and sister, Carroll.
He is survived by his four children: Gordon “Gordy” (Val) DuBeau of Gillette, Wyoming, Roxanna “Roxy” (Willie) Williams of Gillette, Wyoming, Kimberly “Kim” (Doug) Cook of Park Grove, Montana, and Robin (Reed) Sutton of Billings, Montana; his grandchildren, Joshua (Stayce) Williams, Beau (Kate) Williams and Kaytlyn Williams of Gillette, Wyoming, David (Jodi) Tracy of California, Jory (Cortney) Cook of Park Grove, Montana, Shandy (Fuzz) Stingley of Nashua, Montana, Ali Cook (Jaime Riseden) of Great Falls, Montana, Ty and Jax Sutton of Billings, Montana; fourteen great-grandchildren; sister, Sharon (Dick) Olson; brother, Punk DuBeau and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He will be forever missed.
A Celebration of Larry’s Life will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Montana. Private family burial will follow in the Nashua Cemetery. A luncheon will be 1:00 p.m. at The Park Grove Bar and Café following burial.
Monday, March 26th 2018
Byron Mathias Lindsay
Byron Mathias Lindsay of Saint Marie, MT died Sunday, March 18, 2018. Byron was the sixth of seven children, born in Wheaton, MN on January 11, 1930 to Math and Blanche (Sauby) Lindsay. He grew up on the family farm in Rosholt SD and graduated from Sisseton High School in 1947.
Byron worked on the family farm for 3 years before joining the Air Force on April 30, 1950. Byron remained in the Air Force for 20+ years. He was honorably discharged on September 30, 1971.
On June 24, 1955 Byron married Elinor Tyte at the First United Methodist Church in Riverhead, NY. While in the military, Byron resided with his family in England, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Illinois, Alaska, Mississippi, and New York. In 1990, Byron and Elinor retired to Saint Marie, MT- where he became an active part of the community.
Byron was active in the Glasgow Methodist Church, Masons, Shriners, Odd Fellows and Rebekahs. Byron served as Grand Master of the Montana Odd Fellows in 2002-2003.
Byron is survived by his wife Elinor; three daughters, Sandra Goleski of Riverhead, NY, Loretta (Mark) Goldberg of Peoria, AZ and Deanna (Don) Harter of Alvin, TX; and one son, David (Carmen) of Towson, MD. Fifteen Grandchildren, Jeffrey (Monika) ODell, John Goleski, Nicole Goleski, Matthew (Kate) Goldberg, Allison Goldberg, Shelley Goldberg, Emilie (Brian) McDonald, Craig (Erica) Lindsay, Nicholas Harter, D.J. Harter, Tyler Lindsay, Mia Lindsay, Maddox Lindsay, Lily Lindsay, and Violet Lindsay; and four great-grandchildren, Marie Sapp, Raina McDonald, Kaiden McDonald and Charles Goldberg. Byron is also survived by two sisters, Marilyn Meyer of Sioux, SD and Marlys (Gene) Nelson of Stillwater, MN. Byron was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 2PM-5PM at the Bell Mortuary in Glasgow. Funeral services will be held at the mortuary on Sunday, May 6th starting at 2PM, with Pastor Howard Pippin officiating.
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