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Ruby Olson

Heaven has gained another angel. Ruby Olson was born on Nov. 21, 1920, to Andrew and Mary Esp Olson in Big Timber. She passed away peacefully on Aug. 22, 2020, three months before her 100th birthday. Ruby had fond memories of her childhood, rich in Norwegian tradition. After completing her education in Big Timber, she attended Eastern …

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Barbara Rigg Olson

Barbara Rigg Olson passed away peacefully on her 95th birthday, June 7, 2020, in Billings, having lived a vibrant life deeply rooted in family and enriched by a love of music, art, sports and a spirited sense of humor. She was a talented pianist and an accomplished artist. Barbara enjoyed golf, loved to play bridge, …

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Kira Kristie Ostman

Kira Kristie Ostman was born on Oct. 16, 1985. She was 34 years young when her life was taken on May 30, 2020, in Billings. She was the daughter of Craig and Kathie Ostman of Conrad. Kira was a loving, caring, compassionate, big-hearted young woman. Her family meant everything to her. She was her dad’s …

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Marvin Oden Olson

Marvin Oden Olson, 96, passed away on Dec. 10, 2019, in Billings. He was born on June 20, 1923, to Oden and Florence Olson in Doland, South Dakota. After his eighth grade year, the family moved to Livingston. He graduated from Park County High School in 1942. Marvin then worked for the Northern Pacific Railroad …

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Sam J. Ohanesian

Sam J. Ohanesian, 80, of Roundup, crossed the great divide on June 29, 2019. Sam was born on Sept. 20, 1938, to Emma and Sam Ohanesian in Opheim. Sam graduated from Opheim High School in 1956. He attended Northern Montana College for two years, transferring to Montana State University, receiving a bachelor’s degree in education. …

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Roy Ranger Olson

Roy was born on June 23, 1944, and left this world on April 12, 2019, at the age of 74. He lived most of his life in Billings and died in Aurora, Colorado, after being airlifted down to treat brain bleeding after having a stroke. He was predeceased by his mother Echo, father Clarence, wife …

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John Michael O’Brien

John Michael O’Brien, 69, died Thursday, April 11, 2019. Standing at 6-foot-5 and blessed with the “O’Brien talking gene,” he was a larger-than-life presence among his family and friends. John loved to tell stories, to invent and create, and to pursue his multiple collections and hobbies. A big kid himself, he had a special place …

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