Frank Lee Foltz

Frank Lee Foltz was born Dec. 22, 1934 in Sheridan, Wyo. to Charles M. and Lena (Stoddard) Foltz, the youngest of 11 children. He grew up and attended school in Wyola, and graduated from Lodge Grass High School in 1953. He served with the Army infantry during the Korean War as an M1 gunnery leader. After returning home he went to work for the Montana Highway Department in Billings, transferring to Roberts, Red Lodge, Bridger and back to Billings. Frank worked every spring opening the Beartooth Highway.

He retired in 1988 after 32 years. He then drove school bus for Ryder Student Transportation (Later called First Student) in Billings until suffering a massive stroke in 2000. He was most happy hosting a big BBQ or family reunion, working in his garden, or making diamond willow canes and walking sticks for family members.. Frank married the love of his life, Virginia “Ginny” Brockway on April 12, 1957. They have five children: Tami (Bud) Keehn, Billings; Shari (Alan) Newman, Lake Oswego, Ore.; Patti (Tom) Schuneman, Glenwood Springs, Colo.; Tracy (Doug) Orton, Lake Osweg o , O r e . ; a n d D a r y l (Michelle) Foltz, Bulverde, Texas. Survivors include one sister: Bobbie (Jim) Fellows, Big Timber, sister-inlaw, Noma Foltz, Seattle; grandchildren, Rachel (James) McGuire; Matt (Alyssa), Josh (Jenn) and Nathan (Katrina) Keehn; Bryce Laber, Rachel and Paige Pinson; Trude, Robert, Nichole, Jesse and Rebekah Orton; Josh and Madison Foltz and Alyssa Holland and seven great grandchildren.

P r e c e d i n g h i m i n death are his parents, sisters Muriel (Fred) Fowler, B i l l i e J e a n ( H a r o l d ) Grafel, Mary Lou (Paul) Bognar, Marjorie Foltz, Rachel (Lyle) Faught, and Ruth (Neil) Solveson, brothers Carl (Mable) Foltz, Lynn (Wilma) Foltz, and Don Foltz and granddaughter Sarah Pinson. Celebration of Life will be held at 4 p.m. on July 26, 2013, at the Knights of Columbus, located at 2216 Grand Avenue. Please share memories and photos at

Upcoming Events

  • Monday, January 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 8:00am
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 9:30am
    Open 2nd and 4th Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. 206 N ‘D’ Street. More info 662-1060.
  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.