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Thursday, October 30th 2014
Brent W. Magill

NAME: Brent W. Magill Age: 80
DATELINE: Glasgow, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: Saturday, October 25, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana
CAUSE OF DEATH: Renal Failure
SERVICE: Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Nashua,
Montana
INTERMENT: Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, Montana
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary of Glasgow, MT

Brent W. Magill
Brent W. Magill departed his earthly dwelling for his final adventure on the 25th of October, 2014, with his loving companion, Pat Hallett, at his side.

Brent was the eldest child of four born to Walter H. Magill and Josephine Alice (Russell) Magill. He was born on the 2nd of June, 1934, in Sheridan, Wyoming. His brother Keith joined him three years later and their sister Karen followed in another year after the family relocated to Cheyenne, WY. That was the beginning of a childhood that covered many towns in Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. Sister Sandy arrived after they moved once again, this time to Cody, WY. He had childhood memories of family picnics at Devils Tower, WY and special memories of life-long friendships formed in Greybull, WY in the mid 40's and in Aztec, NM in the early 50's. Vacations were special times spent in Clark, CO at the grandparent Magill's ranch.

Brent’s father was a surveyor for oil companies which led to the family's nomadic life. The continuous disruption of changing schools, often mid-year, was a constant in Brent's life but it provided a wealth of education/experience never taught in schools. At two years of age, he was taken seriously ill with Rheumatic Fever that damaged his heart. He loved playing football but was not allowed to participate in the sport with the weakened heart. The highlight of his senior year was when he managed to get a doctor's permission without parental knowledge and played on the Aztec VARSITY football team.

Brent graduated from Aztec High School in 1953. While still in high school and after graduation, he worked in the New Mexico oil fields for several years. Brent always said the only reason he came to Glasgow was to join his family for Christmas and he never left! In 1969, Brent graduated from Northern Montana College in Havre, MT majoring in drafting and also obtained a degree in Construction Engineering. He then taught VoTech/Industrial Arts at Glasgow High School for several years before his employment with the City of Glasgow as the Assistant Public Works Director/Engineer. Upon his father, Walter Magill's retirement, Brent followed in his footsteps by assuming the Public Works Director / Engineer position.

In 1993 Brent retired from the City of Glasgow. He loved to hunt and spent many outings with friends and his brother-in-law, Curt Dassonville. Brent especially enjoyed boating and the time spent at his cabin at Ft. Peck Lake. You could always find Brent accompanied by his faithful dog, Cuda .

Brent was preceded in death by his parents, Walt and Jo Magill, and his brother Keith Magill. Brent is survived by his companion of 25 years, Pat, as well as her children and grandchildren, his sisters, Karen (Curtis) Dassonville, their daughters and families, Sandy Wolczak and son and family, sister-in-law Linda Magill, son and daughter and family, and many cousins.

Thursday, October 30th 2014
Rose Dean Gay

NAME: Rose Dean Gay Age: 82
DATELINE: Glasgow, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: Saturday, October 25, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: at her home in Glasgow, Montana
SERVICE: Friday, October 31, 2014, 11a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow, Montana
INTERMENT: Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, Montana
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, MT

Rose “Dean” Gay
Rose "Dean" Gay was granted her angel wings at her long-time home in Glasgow, MT on October 25, 2014. She was born in Wolf Point, MT on October 10, 1932 to Thomas & Victoria (La Roque) Beauchman where she attended school. Dean moved with her parents and 9 brothers and sisters to Fort Peck in the 1950's. She was a nurturing soul and went to Maryland to help care for her niece while in her teens. During the train trip back to Montana, she met the love of her life, Donald Glen Gay who was on his way to serve in the military. The romance took root and they married in Glasgow on August 16, 1952. Four children soon followed - Donald Francis, Daniel John, Dennis Wayne and Diana Jean. The family followed Don's construction work all around Montana and Colorado. They finally settled for good in Glasgow in 1971. She loved children and found her niche providing day care, taking in foster children and being a home maker. She was known to everyone as Grandma Dean. She will be remembered fondly by her family, friends and all her adopted grandchildren.

She is survived by her children Donald (Bonny) of Fort Peck, Dennis (Linda) of Glendive, MT and Diana Hardie of Glasgow, seven grandchildren, Jared Gay, DeAndra Hardie, Dawn Hardie, Danielle Hardie, Patrick Gay, Spencer Gay and Tanner Gay, 5 great grandchildren, Khylher Wiseman, Khaynen Gay, Jarhyan Gay, Sihenna Gay and and two great-great grandchildren Kimber Tihista and Khayson Wiseman. Brothers and sisters Jim Bushman of Tucker, GA, Bob Bushman, Malta, MT, Pearl Lapke, Simms, MT, Patricia Mulligan, Glasgow and Franklin Beauchman, Sun River, MT. She was preceded in death by her Husband Don, Son, Daniel, Sisters Mona Beauchman and Ruby Nelson and Brothers Albert Bushman and Thomas Beauchman.

Services will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 11a.m. at the First Lutheran Church with Pastor Scott Hedegard officiating. Burial will be at the Glasgow Highland Cemetery resting together with her Husband Don. Cremation has taken place.

Monday, October 27th 2014
Timothy Mark Allen

SACO-Timothy Mark Allen “Big Uncle Tim” died at his home in Saco October.18, 2014. Memorial services will be at a later date, Cremation has taken place. Condolences for the family may be left at www.kirkwoodfuneralhome.com.

It is in great sadness that we said goodbye to our Son, Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, Brother, Uncle, Great Uncle, and Friend.

Tim will always be lovingly remembered by his loving mother and father, Ruby Rae Deason Allen, Virgil Eugene Allen; wife, Louise Ledgerwood Nelson; sons Eddie Nelson, Joshua Nelson; brothers, Ronald Eugene Allen, and Eldon Allen; sister, Debra Allen Heager; sister in laws, Cindy Allen, Sheryl Allen; nephews, Timothy Allen, Robert Keyzers, Jason Allen, Nicklaus Allen; nieces, Jessica Allen, Andrea Heager, and Lindsey Allen.

Tim Allen was born October.14, 1956 in Yakima WA raised in Shelton WA. Tim had a very Successful College Career starting out with a scholarship to wrestling and ending in owning his very own Forestry Services called Allen Forestry Service. He was a hard working, dedicated, loyal, kind hearted, amazing man who will never be forgotten! Tim had a lot of great accomplishments, as far as having a sled dog team in Alaska, Racing R.C cars, rising and showing Bouvier's, raising two very well respectful young men, mean while being the most generous big hearted man you will ever come across!! Tim had many great talents and many great hobbies, to many to mention a few we will share; Tim was a Gifted Athlete, dedicated husband/father. Anyone who was lucky enough to be graced with his presence knew just how wonderful, fun, and amazing he truly was inside and out!! With that being said, and only a small piece of paper to write about Tim's Accomplishments, amazing qualities, and all his gifts that he was so talented at, Everyone and everything he truly loved throughout his short time being with us this was the best way we could sum up Tim's Amazing Adventures and Amazing Personality throughout his Beautiful Bold life on God’s Green Earth. Timothy Mark Allen will be forever missed, loved, cherished, and Admired For his free Spirit big hearted loving, caring Man that he will forever be without a doubt!! We all Love You Tim! Always loved and never forgotten!! Love your Family and Friends Rest your amazing soul in PEACE.

Tuesday, October 21st 2014
Lois F. Jennings Lawrence

NAME: Lois Fern Jennings Lawrence Age: 88
DATELINE: Glasgow, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: Monday – July 7, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Munday Nursing Home in Munday, Texas
SERVICE: Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11a.m. at First Methodist Church in Glasgow, Montana
INTERMENT: Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, Montana
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, MT

Lois F. Jennings Lawrence

Lois Fern Jennings Lawrence, 88, passed from her earthly home to her heavenly home, surrounded by family on September 4, 2014. She was residing in the Munday Nursing Home, Munday, TX.

Lois was born on April 21, 1926, daughter of Milo and Dixie Feezell Jennings in the Baylor community, Valley County, MT. After many moves throughout her young life, the family settled in Opheim, where she attended and graduated from High School in 1943. Music was always a big part of her life and she enjoyed participating in all of those activities in school. After graduation, she attended Northern Montana College in Havre, MT for one year; then taught school at the Wheatland Country School for one year.

On February 3, 1945, Lois married Art Lawrence in the base chapel at Camp Roberts, CA. Lois and Art began their married life in the Opheim community where they farmed and later had a custom harvesting business. They spent many summers harvesting for farmers from TX back up to MT, where she was the head cook for the large crews. In 1983, they moved to a home in Glasgow and continued the harvesting business for a few more years in MT. In 2008, Lois and Art moved into Prairie Ridge Assisted Living facility, where they made many friends and enjoyed several years. They were able to celebrate 66 years of marriage, before Art passed away in 2011. When it became apparent that Lois needed more family to help out, her children moved her to Cody, WY to Absaroka Assisted Living, where she resided until May of 2014.

Lois was very active in the United Methodist Church in both Opheim and Glasgow, played the piano and electric organ for her own enjoyment as well as for dances in the community. She loved to play bridge, attend water aerobics, and Bible studies. Lois was proud to be a Republican Women, a 50 plus year member of Eastern Star and the VFW Auxiliary. She was a beautiful seamstress; even doing some tailoring for others. Lois had the gift of hospitality; welcoming all visitors with her famous cinnamon rolls or something else baked fresh from the oven and a cup of coffee. Lois and Art enjoyed many bus tour trips around the United States and Canada.

Survivors include three sons; Rick (Earline) of Jordan, MT, Ron (Jeri) of Seymour, TX, Brent of Spearman, TX; one daughter Bonnie (Dick) Williams of Cody, WY; One brother-in-law, Cap Czyzeski, two sister-in-laws, Trixie Floyd and Dolly Lawrence. She also had seven grandchildren; Ronda (Trey) Thompson, Rusty and Randy Lawrence, Rod (Beth) Lawrence, Josh (Heidi) Domme, Raena (Josh) Cleveland, and Kyle (Anna) Williams and 15 great grandchildren, plus many nieces and nephews.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Art, daughter, Linda Domme; two grandsons, Reg Lawrence and Kent Williams, sister Patsy Czyzeski, brother Dixie Jennings and her parents.

A memorial service will be held in the United Methodist Church in Glasgow, MT on October 25th at 11:00 a.m. with internment in the Highland Cemetery. Bell Mortuary will be in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be sent to the Glasgow United Methodist Church, 500 1st Ave. N, Glasgow, MT or to the Munday Nursing Home P.O. Box 199 Munday, TX 76371 % of Memorial Fund-Lois Lawrence.

Monday, October 20th 2014
Philip W. Boerschinger

NAME: Philip W. Boerschinger Age: 86
DATELINE: Glasgow, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: Sunday, September 6, 2014
CAUSE OF DEATH: Natural Causes
PLACE OF DEATH: Tender Nest Retirement Center in Billings, Montana
SERVICE: Saturday, October 25, 2014, 4p.m. at Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, MT
INTERMENT: Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, Montana
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary of Glasgow, MT

Philip W. Boerschinger
Philip W. Boerschinger, 86, of Billings, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Tender Nest. The son of Michael M. and Dorla Boerschinger, he was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Glasgow and grew up on the family farm near Nashua. He graduated from Nashua High School.

On Sept. 24, 1949, he married Damaris Wagner in Nashua where he worked for the Farmers Union Grain Elevator and did seismic work. In 1957 they moved their family to Billings and he worked as a roofer before working 27 years at Exxon Refinery, retiring in 1987.

A hobby machinist, he built Hawken muzzleloader rifles. He also rebuilt old tractors, steam engines and flywheel engines. He could fix anything mechanical — without the internet! He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle.

Survivors include his son Matthew Boerschinger (Eve), and daughter Michaela Letasky-Brekke (Karl), all of Billings; five grandchildren, John Letasky, Lisa Letasky, Thomas (Rebecca) Letasky, Melissa Jordan (Alden) and Mark Boerschinger, and great-grandson, Brandon Jordan.

He was preceded in death by his wife Damaris, son Michael and brother Ambrose.

Saturday, October 18th 2014
R.D. “Tag” Markle

NAME: R.D. “Tag” Markle
AGE: 89
DATELINE: Glasgow, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: Thursday – October 16, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana
SERVICE: Private services are planned for a later date.
INTERMENT: Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, Montana
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, MT

R.D. “Tag” Markle, age 89, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana.

Tag was born in Glasgow to Thomas and Florence Markle on November 23, 1924. After graduating from Glasgow, he attended Kemper Military School before serving in the Army. For three years he was in the Medical Corp in Hawaii. After being released he attended the University of Montana. There he met his wife, Kae Lythgoe. Upon graduation he and his wife returned to Glasgow where he joined the family’s business. Tag and his brothers, O.E. an C.D., took over the business from their father. He was manager of the hardware store until his retirement in the 80’s.

Tag was president of the Jaycees, Kiwanis, and the Sunnyside Golf Course. He served on the board of Valley View Foundation, the library, and Glasgow Beautification. He was a charter member of the Elks, Hospital Foundation, Luke’s 100, and more. He worked on the Food Bank for many years. He was an active member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.

Tag enjoyed hiking around Cherry Creek collecting rocks. He loved golf, traveling, having coffee with his good friends, and spending time with his children and their families.

Preceding him in death were his parents, brothers Walter, O.E., C.D., and a sister Blanche.

He is survived by his wife Kae Markle of Glasgow, four children; Debbie (Tee) Tyler of Salt Lake City, Utah, Jeff (Lori) Markle of Kennewick, Washington, Laurie (Jim) Benvenga of Sundance, Wyoming, and Lisa (Randy) Martin of Billings, Montana, and one sister-in-law, Lois Markle of Glasgow. They also had 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Markle Ambulance Fund or a charity of your choice.

Thursday, October 16th 2014
Nicholas Lee Kolstad

Nicholas Lee Kolstad
Nicholas Lee Kolstad passed away October 14, 2014 from complications of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Nicholas Lee Kolstad was born June 22, 1992 to Darryl and Lori Kolstad. Nicholas attended school in Glasgow and graduated with honors in 2012. Nick had an awesome smile and a great sense of humor. He had an awesome sense of style and loved to shop at the buckle. Nick enjoyed playing on his computer and liked to order stuff. Nick was always quite a lady's man loving all women. Nick loved hunting and spotlighting with his best friend and brother, Chris. Nick and his mom spent countless hours together going for drives, watching TV, or just hanging out. Nick and his Dad enjoyed giving each other a bad time. Nick looked forward to Sunday dinner at Grandma and Grandpa's house because he liked spending time with his grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins. Nick had a strong protective instinct over family. Nick will be missed by all that knew and loved him.

Survivors include his parents Darryl and Lori Kolstad and his brother and best friend Chris of Glasgow, grandparents Walt and Darlene Murch of Nashua, George Kolstad of Glasgow, uncles and aunts Dave and Deby Murch of Billings, Red and Connie Whitten of Nashua, Will and Peggy Lauckner of Nashua, Jim and Janet Black of Anaconda, Dean Kolstad of Great Falls, Randy and Carolyn Rees of Fort Peck, Gene and Ehrica Kolstad of Glasgow, cousins Jennifer McGormin, Heather Murch, Stephanie Murch, Amy Arneson, Adam Arneson, Michael Myrick, April Block, Krystal Cahill, Andy Whitten, Tyson Lauckner, Willy Lauckner, Mykayla Lauckner, Ashtyn Myrick, Blaine Myrick, Cade Myrick, Davyn Myrick, Keigan Sklorud, Kambryn Block, Chase Guttenberg, Aiden Cardwell, Charlie Gartside, Cassie Morgan, Angie Hays, Jimmy Black, Charles Rees, Shane Rees, Heather Rees, Jace Kolstad, Cailin Morgan, Laura Morgan, Andrew Ewan, Ashlyn Ewan, Reilly Rees, Maxwell Rees, and Westley Rees.

Special friends of Nick include Monica Garten, Cadence Younkin, Erica Simonson.

His service will be Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow with interment in the Highland Cemetery. Pallbearers are Michael Myrick, Blaine Myrick, Cade Myrick, Keigan Skolrud, Tyson Lauckner, Willy Lauckner, and Andy Whitten. Honorary Pallbearers are April Block, Krystal Cahill, Mykayla Lauckner, Anhtyn Myrick, and Davyn Myrick.

Monday, October 13th 2014
Jerry J. Albus

NAME: Jerry J. Albus
AGE: 72
DATELINE: Saco, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: Wednesday – October 8, 2014
CAUSE OF DEATH: Natural Causes
PLACE OF DEATH: Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta, Montana
SERVICE: Tuesday – October 14, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at the Saco Lutheran Church in Saco, Montana
INTERMENT: Grandview Cemetery in Saco, Montana
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary of Glasgow, MT


Jerry Joe Albus was born September 5, 1942 in Baraboo, Wisconsin to Emil and Betty (Hubbard) Albus.

Jerry attended all his school years in Saco and graduated with the class of 1960. He married Joan Beadle and they lived in Helena where Jerry was employed. They had a son Chad and later divorced.

Jerry married Helen "Cookie" Tafolla in Helena in 1964 (they later divorced). Jerry was employed by Pat Strong Motors (Volkswagen) and later by Pat Strong at Mid Mountain Sales where he worked on motorcycles and snowmobiles. He was known by many as "The Wrench" because he could get those motors running, no matter what the problem was. He rode in several snowmobile races and always placed high, if not the winner..

The family moved to Saco in 1973 and built a house on the Rielley Place... north of town. Jerry farmed and ran the Divide Repair business with his dad.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents Emil and Betty, a sister, Judy, and grandson Spencer Costin.

He is survived by daughters Coleen Costin (David), Liane Albus; and sons Aaron Albus (Kirsten) and Chad Thompson, sister Sue Marshall, and grandsons: Landon, Jeremy,
Nate and Ben Costin, Brady and Chase Albus, and granddaughter Amber Thompson.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 14, at the Saco Lutheran Church at 2 p.m. with burial fallowing at the Grandview Cemetery in Saco.

Friday, October 10th 2014
Irene Wilson

Irene Wilson Age 95

Funeral Services for Irene Wilson of Scobey, MT will be Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11a.m. at the Assembly of God Church in Scobey, MT., with burial at the Scobey Cemetery.

Thursday, October 9th 2014
John Carl Neubauer

NAME: John Carl Neubauer Age: 51
DATELINE: Glasgow, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana
SERVICE: Friday, October 10, 2014, 3p.m. at Bell Chapel in Glasgow, Montana
INTERMENT: Bismarck, North Dakota
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, MT

John Carl Neubauer
John Carl Neubauer, 51, was born May 17, 1963 at Minot, ND, 20 minutes after his twin brother, Jimmy, to Dave and Carol Neubauer, weighing only 3 lbs. 10 oz. at birth. He died of pneumonia October 7, 2014 in Glasgow at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital.

He was baptized into the Lutheran faith by Pastor John Chambers in Minot.

He spent his earliest years with his parents and siblings, Kelly, Paul and Jimmy in Minot, Minneapolis and Billings. Then he began his life with other children with Down Syndrome and similar abilities, living in Boulder, Glendive, and Glasgow, Montana.

He's been cared for so lovingly by his staff at Warren Group Home and through Milk Rive Inc.

Although John was nonverbal, he showed his love and joy with many smiles, hugs and his own style of laughter, his love of music and his ownership of his own recliner and personal objects.

John is survived by and remembered with much love by his mom and stepfather, Carol and Albert Samuelson, Bismarck, siblings, Kelly Renee', Paul David and Keri, James Doyle and Kim Laske, Kristi and Vern Davich, nieces and nephews Anna and Nate Folk, Zachary, Jordan, Kathryn, Tanner and Christopher Neubauer and Kaytlin and Savanna Davich. Aunties and Uncles, Eunice Sanders, David and Beverly Nelson, Jim and Mary Nelson, Bernice Arsenault, Addy and Duane Vig, Ellie Neubauer and Julie and Kim Neubauer, also many loving cousins and his wonderful Glasgow family.

He was preceded in death by his dad, Dave, cousin Debra Clouse and grandparents, Carl and Olga Nelson and Paul and Alma Neubauer. The family prefers memorials to Milk River Inc. /Warren Group Home, Glasgow.

Blessed be his memory.

Thursday, October 9th 2014
Michael Lee Fassett

NAME: Michael Lee Fassett Age: 61
DATELINE: Glasgow, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: October 4, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Casper, Wyoming
SERVICE: Monday, October 20, 2014, 11a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow, Montana
INTERMENT: Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, Montana
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary of Glasgow, MT

Michael Lee Fassett
Michael Lee Fassett, age 61, passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2014 of cardiac arrest in Casper, Wyoming.

Michael was born on May 6, 1953 in Rolla, North Dakota, the son of Raymond and Mae (Olson) Fassett. He was raised in Rolla and came to Glasgow when he was 6 years old, graduating from Glasgow High School in 1972. He worked in Glasgow for Burlington Northern as a conductor.

He lived in Bismarck, Helena, and Casper. Mike worked in hotel maintenance in Helena and Casper. He enjoyed fishing, reading, barbequing, and playing pool. He especially liked to draw and was an artist.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Penny Erickson, Phyllis Mason, and Irvin Fassett.

Survivors include his sister Betty Vegge (Mel) of Glasgow, four children; Kevin Casterline of Billings, MT, Bridgette Peterson of Glasgow, Kyla Lohman of Choteau, MT, and Jake Fassett of Great Falls, and three brothers; Allen “Pete” (Linda) Fassett of Cut Bank, Clifford “Skip” (Roxie) Fassett of Glasgow, and Edward Johnson of Rolla, North Dakota.

Tuesday, October 7th 2014
Leona Minnie Kienitz

MALTA/SACO-Leona Minnie Kienitz “Toots”, 97 went home to be with the lord on October 2, 2014 at the Grandview in Great Falls with her family by her side.

The family will receive friends at 7:30 P.M., Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at the Kirkwood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 9 at the Malta Lutheran Church. Interment will be after the reception at the church, in the Grandview Cemetery in Saco at 2:00 P.M. Condolences for the family may be left at www.kirkwoodfuneralhome.com.

Leona was born on June 24, 1917 to Otto and Lizzie (Prechel) Kienitz, Valleytown, Montana homesteaders. She spent most of her life with her family in Montana with the exception of a 15 year period in Bremerton Washington where she was employed at Payless Drug Store.

She was an avid gardener, seamstress and rug weaver. Leona and her family were very innovative and wove over 5,000 rugs from rags on a loom constructed by her father using scrap material. She lived her faith daily and was a lifetime member of the Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and beloved sister Luella and her dear friend Albert Flansaas who passed away in May of 2013.

She leaves to mourn her death, her long time personal friends, Art and Carolyn Folden; Albert’s family; several first and second cousins residing back east.

Sunday, October 5th 2014
Bennie K. “Ben” Albus

NAME: Bennie K. “Ben” Albus
AGE: 92
DATELINE: Hinsdale, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: Friday – October 3, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Montana
CAUSE OF DEATH; Natural
SERVICE: Thursday - October 9, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Hinsdale American Legion Hall in Hinsdale, Montana
INTERMENT: Hillview Cemetery in Hinsdale, Montana
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary of Glasgow, MT

Bennie Kenneth “Ben” Albus, age 92, passed away on Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Montana.

Bennie was born on November 13, 1921 in Saco, Montana, the son of Joseph and Regina (Bechtold) Albus. He moved with his family in 1928 to their current farm on the Saco Divide, Ben attended school in Hinsdale where he enjoyed playing football and basketball. He graduated from Hinsdale High School in 1940. After High School he worked in Washington D.C. for a year for the CCC, after which he moved back to Hinsdale and went to work on the family farm.

On June 28, 1945 Bennie married Erma Christensen in Saco, Montana. They lived on the family farm until 1981 when they moved into Hinsdale. Ben served on the Valley Electric Board for 36 years, the Cenex Board in Hinsdale for 30 years, and was active with the Assembly of God Church. His real passion was farming.

Bennie was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Regina, by two brothers; John R. Albus and Emil Albus, and by a great grandson Cole Albus.

Survivors include his son Loran (Sandi) Albus of Hinsdale, his daughters Ramona Doebler (Don) of Hinsdale and Nancy (Rory) Malnaa of Fromberg, Montana, five grandchildren; Eric (Robyn) Albus and Jared (Stacy) Albus of Hinsdale, Mandy Kassel (Zac) of North Pole, Alaska, Nathan and Ethan Malnaa of Fromberg, great-grandchildren Kyle Albus, Aiden Albus, Walker Albus, and Cooper Albus of Hinsdale, and Zaeya Kassel and Zahna Kassel, and many nieces and nephews.

Sunday, October 5th 2014
John David Egosque

NAME: John David Egosque
AGE: 88
DATELINE: Nashua, Montana
DATE OF DEATH: Saturday – October 4, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana
VIGIL SERVICE: Thursday – October 9, 2014 from 5 to 7 pm at the Bell Chapel in Glasgow, Montana
SERVICE: Friday – October 10, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Redeemers Lutheran Church in Nashua, Montana
INTERMENT: Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, Montana
MORTUARY IN CHARGE: Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, MT

Our Heavenly Father wrapped his loving arms around our wonderful husband, father and grandfather John David Egosque on Saturday October 4, 2014. John passed away at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital after a long struggle with numerous health issues that he had been fighting with for many years. John was 88 years young.

John was born on March 6, 1926 in Jordan Montana to Barney and Florence (Ingalls) Egosque. John attended a country school in Garfield County. In 1950 he married the love of his life Arlene Stohl. John worked numerous jobs in his life from construction, MDU, the Nashua Schoo l District and retiring from the Corp of Engineers as a heavy equipment operator in 1992. John spent 40 years of his life serving the town of Nashua; 11years as the Mayor and the other 29 years on the Nashua City Council. After his retirement from the Corps of Engineers he and Arlene traveled on numerous bus trips which took them to every state except for Hawaii and Alaska.

John was a very dedicated and loving father and husband. John finally decided to have his sister ask Arlene out for a date 66 years ago and married her, they celebrated 64 years of marriage in August 2014, and they made a perfect loving couple.

John loved his one and only daughter Pam with all his heart. He loved and was so proud of his wonderful grandchildren Danielle Bilbruck of Denver, CO, Tyler Bilbruck of Custer, SD and his soon to be new step grandson Brody Storm also of Custer, SD. John also very much loved his soon to be son-in-law Jeff
Storm. John loved all of his family, brothers and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

John enjoyed not only enjoyed his family but also he loved playing cards, gardening, fishing, hunting and horse shoe. He had a wonderful sense of humor that touched everyone. He always taught his daughter Pam and his grandchildren to "smile" thru good and bad. John brought a smile to everyone's face. John will be dearly missed by his family but we know now he is at peace.

John was preceded in his passing by his parents Barney and Florence, Brother Philip (Leo), Brother Russell (Gene), Sister Mildred (Milly).

Survivors of John are his wife Arlene of Nashua, daughter Pam and Fiance Jeff Storm of Custer, SD, granddaughter Danielle Bilbruck and significant other Joe Collins of Denver, CO, grandson Tyler Bilbruck and Fiance Sam Coenen, step grandson to be Brody Storm of Custer, SD, Sister Geraldine (Gerry) Crusch of Polson Mt and brother Donald (Donnie) Egosque of Miles City, Mt.

The family would like to thank all their family, friends, Pastor Bonnie and Pastor Dan, all the Doctors and the Nurses that took such wonderful care of John. It is truly amazing the care he received the month he was in the hospital. Thank you all.

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