Monthly archive

April, 2014

  • 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 College in Billings where he played football and...
  • 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 with a Bachelor's Degree in education. She...
  • 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 children until they moved to Red Lodge in 1967...
  • 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 is planned with spreading of his ashes in the...
  • 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 Silesia on Oct. 18, 1911. She and her sisters,...
  • 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 Ruth and Jim O’ Brien and the love of her...
  • 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 on Feb. 8, 1972. In their 42 years together they...
  • Richard "Dick" Boggio, 81, passed away at Home Place Special Care Center in Burlington, Wash., on Friday, March 7, 2014. He was born to Richard and Retha (Metcalf) Boggio on Dec. 23, 1932 in Red Lodge, the first of six children and grew up on his family's ranch near Red Lodge. Dick graduated from Carbon Count y Hi g h School in Red...
  • Red Lodge Mountain not only enjoyed a beautiful spring day on the last weekend of its season but reports say that the Mountain broke all records for a final weekend with 1,400 people riding the lifts last Sunday to enjoy the 30 inches of fresh powder. Between 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. it was snowing four inches per hour. “Closing day was incredible,...
  • There is a little schoolhouse in Red Lodge sitting quietly near the Red Lodge Senior Center that holds a lot of history and many people in the county want to preserve it. “It was the first schoolhouse in Red Lodge,” said Donna Madson, Carbon County Historical Society Executive Director (CCHS). “It dates from 1897.” It is...