Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • Ann Congdon, wife of Walter E. Congdon, was born July 12, 1954, in Butler, PA, to Charles and Mary Ellen Schenck Fleming. She grew up enjoying the out-of-doors in Pennsylvania. She earned her teaching degree from West Virginia University in 1976, and counseling degree from Slippery Rock University in 1982. Ann hoped to make a difference in the...
  • Patricia “Pat” Babcock Cantrell, 86 of Swan Lake, Montana passed away March 27, 2016. Pat was born November 13, 1929 in Winlock, WA to Howard and Gladys Gillette Babcock. She spent most of her youth in Dillon Montana and graduated from Beaverhead high school in 1948. Pat married Harold Cantrell in 1948, a union that lasted more than...
  • Patricia “Pat” Babcock Cantrell, 86, of Swan Lake, passed away March 27. Pat was born November 13, 1929, in Winlock, WA, to Howard and Gladys Gillette Babcock. She spent most of her youth in Dillon and graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 1948. Pat married Harold Cantrell in 1948, a union that lasted more than 64 years....
  • Donald Nelson Smith was born on April 19, 1943, in Dillon. He was the second of two children of Dora Nelson and Emery Keller Smith. He graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 1961. Don married Ruth Eilene Clemow on June 29, 1963, and they made their home in Dillon. The couple had three children, Darrell, Tracy and Dawnell. Don died April...
  • Bud passed away, surrounded by loved ones, at his home late on April 18. Bud was born on September 25, 1936, to Evron and Maxine Shuman, in Poplar. He was raised in Wolf Point, where he grew up as the son of the sheriff of Roosevelt County. From high school, he enrolled in the Navy, where he played football for the Navy unit and fought in the...
  • Hanna Madison Cashell, 18, of La Grande, OR, passed away on April 11. A Memorial Service was held at Eastern Oregon University Quinn Coliseum on Monday, April 18. Hanna was born in Helena, on September 1, 1997. She resided in Dillon and La Grande, OR. She attended Greenwood Elementary School and graduated from La Grande High School. She continued...
  • Gaines Richard (Dick) McCracken, 85, passed away in his home in Polaris, on April 10, of cancer. Dick was born April 12, 1930, in Dillon, to T. Lee and Phyllis McCracken. Dick’s entire life has been identified with skiing, starting when he was just four. Many consider Dick as one of the founding fathers of skiing and ski hills in the area....
  • Shirley Irene (Camp) Hoyrup, 86, of Dillon, passed away April 6. Shirley was born December 21, 1929, to Victor and Velma Camp in Midwest, WY. The family later moved to Dillon, where Shirley graduated from Beaverhead County High School. She married Jack Hoyrup in 1948; they later divorced. An accomplished crafter, Shirley enjoyed knitting,...
  • Lorene Elizabeth Burtts, 77, of Dillon, went to be with the Lord on April 8. She was born on March 4, 1939, in St. Cloud, MN, to Sigurd and Abby Oslin. Lorene was born with a disability and was confined to a wheelchair, but those who knew and loved her never saw her disability or the wheelchair. She spent her early years at the Crippled Children...
  • Anna Gail (Janes) Henderson, of Dillon, peacefully passed away April 10. She was born February 15, 1931, to Edward Vincent and Blanche Marion (Tracy) Janes, in Iona, ID, where she grew up and attended the Iona public school. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On February 17, 1947, she married the love of...