Friday, February 23, 2018



Richard (Rick) Heicksen, a former Columbus resident, passed away Aug. 28, 2015, in Fayetteville, N.C., where he resided with his wife Valerie. They had been married 58 years.


Brenda Lee Kelley was born May 22, 1957, in Redwood City, Calif. She was called away Aug.


Stella Mae Fischer, 98, passed away peacefully on Sept. 9, surrounded by family at Beartooth Manor.


Born as a Minnesota farm boy in 1956, the Hensel family soon relocated from Bremerton, Wash., where he grew up and would enlist in the United States Marine Corps upon graduating high school.


Marjorie (Marty) was born June 30, 1929, in Helena, a daughter of Edward and Marjorie Gibson Olsen.


Delores Jenness, 73, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 23, while walking with her husband in Columbus.
She was born on Sept. 18, 1941, in Forsyth, Mont., to Walt and Catherine Ludwig.


Catherine Jane Holway Thom Kelley (Kate) of Youngstown, Ohio, was born on Aug. 26, 1920, and died August 17, 2015 - nine days before her 95th birthday.


Wanda Gallentine died at Beartooth Healthcare from complications of a lung infection on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.


Our friend Tony left this world on Tuesday, Aug. 4, losing an extended battle with cancer. He passed away at the Columbus branch of the Billings Clinic.


Elmer Merrill Burkett died in his home on Aug. 15, 2015 in Columbus, Mont., following heart complications. He was 87.