Obituaries

01/22/2015 - 10:36am
John Philip Matovich (Johnny) passed away at age 89 in Billings, on Jan. 18, 2015 with his beloved wife Nancy (Sandretto Jakkola) at his side. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23 at Smith West Chapel, 304 34th St. West, Billings, with Fr. Fabian Fehring officiating. A reception will follow at the Heights V.F.W. Post 6774 at 637 Anchor Ave. Interment will be at a later date...
Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:35am
The third of seven children born to Ellen Renlund Luoma and John Luoma, Loma grew up on the family ranch near Luther. She carried the memories and lessons of the depression years throughout her life, and was one of the last of a generation who lived their values: frugality, practicality and a
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:31am
Betty Jean Joki Kahila Haddow died peacefully at Morning Star Senior Living with her family by her side on Jan. 10, 2015. Betty was born on the family farm on the Fox Bench north of Red Lodge on March 11, 1930 to Matt Eino Joki and Bertha Lillian (Ranta) Joki. She was the oldest of six children.
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:28am
Hazel Conway died peacefully on Jan. 9, 2015 after a long illness. Hazel was born on Sept. 14, 1920 on the Zumbrun family ranch at Boyd. She was the daughter of Clarence and Hedwig (Kebschull) Zumbrun. Her childhood on the ranch instilled in her qualities that lasted a lifetime; Hazel was, hard
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:25am
James F. Eichler passed away peacefully at the Fort Harrison VA Hospital on the evening of Jan. 3, 2015.  Jim was the only child born to Chauncey "Ike" Eichler and Edith Bemis Eichler on July 20, 1923 in Yorba Linda, Calif.  Following graduation from Fullerton High School, he