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Donna Mary Kimmery

Donna Mary Kimmery went to heaven on angel’s wings on Jan. 21, 2021, after a long battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was born in Romulus, Michigan, on May 15, 1938, the eldest daughter of Helen and Ralph Nichols. She attended school in Byron, Michigan, and graduated in 1956. She went on to Nursing School …

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Mark Fry

Mark Fry unexpectedly passed from this present life into the full presence, wonder and glory of Jesus Christ on Jan. 20, 2021. He was 64. Mark left a legacy of love by how he lived his life. He embodied peace and a steady, never-rushed, never-wavering, always-at-ease way of thinking, living and relating. He selflessly exemplified …

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Faye A. Pierce

Faye A. Pierce, 90, of Billings, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. She had been taking care of herself, with help from her sons, Bob and Jim, and Synergy Homecare for the past few years of her life. Faye lived her entire life in her home in Billings. She was the daughter of W.L. and …

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Josefa ‘Pepita’ Reiter

Josefa “Pepita” Reiter, 83, of Billings, died peacefully at home with her family by her side on Jan. 13, 2021. Josefa was born on Jan. 4, 1938, in Sevilla, Spain. She worked as a seamstress for over 30 years for Hennessey’s/Dillards. She enjoyed working with ceramics. She is survived by her husband, Robert; daughters Mary …

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Daryl Beam

Writing an obituary for my husband and lifelong companion was not something I had planned on doing today but here goes. Daryl Beam was born on June 24, 1946, to William R. and Eloise Alcott Beam. Even though he was born in Jackson, Mississippi, his real home was Montana. Daryl’s family migrated north with a …

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Joan-Nell Macfadden

Joan-Nell Macfadden passed away peacefully on Jan. 10, 2021.   Joan-Nell Bowron “Josie” was born to Frank and Evelyn Bowron on Dec. 1, 1934, in Chicago. She was born alongside a twin (Mounte Ella Bowron), who died shortly after birth so it can be said that right from the beginning, Joan-Nell was small in stature and …

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Richard Hobart Spalding

Richard Hobart Spalding (“Dick” or “Buzz”) died at age 87 at the Billings Clinic on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. A memorial party will be held in August 2021. Above all else, Dick loved his wife, daughters, sons-in-law and grandchildren with all his heart. Those who had the privilege of knowing Dick understand why his loss …

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Chuck Robbins

On Jan. 10, 2021, we lost a wonderful father, husband, grandfather, friend, and mentor. Chuck Robbins was born to Cagie and Mary Robbins in Lincoln Park, Detroit. Chuck was an only child born into a family built on faith and hard work. Cagie worked on the General Motors assembly line until the day he retired, and …

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Roy Adam Degenhart

Roy Adam Degenhart, 87, of Columbus, formerly of Billings, joined his heavenly father on Jan. 5, 2021, surrounded in loving energy by his children and grandchildren via Zoom. Our sweet, kind, loving, funny, faith-filled, hardworking and humble Dad was born on April 20, 1933, on the family farm located off the Roundup Road in Billings, …

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