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Billy Ray Christensen

July 8, 1947 — March 24, 2021 Billy Ray Christensen was called home to be with the Lord on March 24, 2021, at his home in Billings, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on July 8, 1947, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, to Carlos and Donna (Owen) Christensen. Siblings include Sid, Doug and Gene Christensen. …

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Jeanette W. Barkell

Our incredible mother passed away peacefully on April 2, 2021, at the age of 94. Most of her life was spent in Butte; winters in Bullhead City, Arizona; and her last two years in Billings with her daughter. Mom was a very strong, independent lady who faced every challenge or loss with courage, and expected …

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Henry Bud Schaffer

On a cold snowy Sunday, Dec. 26, 1926, in Jamestown, North Dakota, Henry Bud Schaffer was born. Bud was brought home to Carrington, North Dakota, where he was raised along with his older brothers John and Ed. Bud also had an older sister, Alice. Bud was the fourth child born to Jacob Miles Schaffer (B. …

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Irene Rose Klinger

Irene Rose Klinger received her calling to her heavenly resting place on Monday, April 12, 2021. She suffered with Alzheimer’s. She was one of 15 children born to Vincent and Mary Pachl on June 3, 1931, in South Hart, North Dakota. Irene married Larry Runge and moved to Billings, where she retired from St. Vincent …

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Lois Mae Batt

Lois Mae Batt, 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 9, 2021 at RiverStone Health Hospice House from cancer.  She was the youngest of three children born to James and Elizabeth Lanouette on September 14, 1930.  Lois attended Broadwater Elementary School and Billings Senior High School.  She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education …

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Lois E. Young

Lois E. Young, 89, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021, at home, surrounded by her family, and with her little dog Jack by her side. Lois was born in Morrill, Nebraska, on Jan. 26, 1932, to Earl and Mable Read. She was the oldest of three children. Her mother passed away very early in her …

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Ida Hochhalter

Ida Hochhalter, 98, of Billings, went to her heavenly home while comforted by family on Monday, April 5, 2021, at Highgate Senior Living. Ida was born in Medina, North Dakota, on July 14, 1922. She was one of 10 children born to Matthew and Julia Wolff. The family moved to Montana during the Depression in …

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