Monthly archive

August, 2015

  • On July 22, 2015 Virginia Klepich went to her eternal reward in Heaven, following a brief illness at CHOMP, Carmel, California. Virginia was born on October 5, 1929 in San Francisco, California. She was raised in Red Lodge, Montana and was a graduate of Carbon County High School. Following High School she was employed as a telephone operator at...
  • Sophia Ann Burton, age 90, died peacefully on Aug. 3 in Spokane, Washington after a period of declining health. Born in Red Lodge, Montana on Nov. 14, 1924, to Vujo and Anna Repac, she was the only girl in a family with five brothers. Sophia graduated from Carbon County High School in 1943.   She was devoted to her lifelong friends,...
  • Willis Lawton Keys, son of an early pioneer family in Joshua Tree National Park, died at his Montana home on June 10, 2015 at 94 years of age. He was born on Jan. 5, 1921 in Loma Linda, California, the second of seven children born to William and Frances Keys, early homesteading pioneers of what is now Joshua Tree National Park. After completing...
  • John B. Obert, lifelong resident of Roberts, passed away Sunday, August 9 of natural causes. He was born to John and Clara Obert, Nov. 14, 1931 on the family farm. Following graduation in 1949, he joined his father on the family farm and married Elaine Hershberger in 1952. In 1953, he joined the Air Force as an air traffic controller, stationed in...
  • Ron died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015 early afternoon in his home in Luther, Montana after losing a year-long battle with cancer. In his last days, he was surrounded by his family and friends. He was born Dec. 2, 1939 to Carl and Elnes Thompson at Deaconess Hospital, Billings as the first of five children, all boys. His early years were spent working on...
  • Daniel Patrick Krueger, 70, of Big Horn, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at the Billings Clinic. Danny was born to parents, Harvey and Beatrice (Broderick) Krueger, on Jan. 19, 1945, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Danny was a jokester and liked to make people laugh. He was an awesome horseman and one of the best cattleman around. His family was...
  • Juliana "Jo" Moseley, 25, of Camp Verde, passed away suddenly June 7. She was born Jan. 17, 1990 in Cottonwood, the daughter of Ken Krebs and Wendy M. McCants. There is one word that comes to mind when she is talked about, Selfless. Julianna gave all she had to those in need, whether that was her family, friends or a stranger as displayed by her...
  • Thursday Aug. 6, Richard “Dick” Orman left this world to be with his wife of 61 years, Pat. Dick was born in Great Falls in 1926 and adopted in Helena at 6 weeks of age to Hazel and Edgar Orman. He was raised in Livingston, Washington D.C. and South Dakota. Dick was a proud Navy Vet, B.P.O.E (Elks) F.O.E (Eagles) and several antique car clubs,...
  • On July 14, 1965, Mariner 4 flew past Mars beginning the photographic exploration of the Solar System. Exactly 50 years later, July 14, 2015, New Horizons completed the reconnaissance of the (then) nine planets of the Solar System. New Horizons joins a small group of spacecraft destined to leave their home star with its’ circling planets and roam...
  • To the Editor, There is no question that the incessant numerous construction projects in Red Lodge have created an unmitigated disaster zone. Affected merchants need to be compensated as with any disaster. Perhaps the biggest travesty in the long run, however, is turning our “Second Main Street” entrance into a one-way parking lot....