Esta Roxanne Reidelbach

1944 – 2014

 

Roxy Reidelbach, 69, of Big Timber, and formerly of Livingston, passed away January 4, at her home in Big Timber, due to complications of cancer, diabetes, and heart and lung disease.

Roxy was born February 4, 1944, to Edwin and Ruth DeYoung, in Lansing, MI.

She married Leo Reidelbach in 1978. Roxy and Leo managed the Stockman Bar & Restaurant in Livingston from 1981 to 1984, and purchased the Melody Supper Club in 1983, operating it until 1987.

Leo and Roxy went over-the-road trucking from 1987 to 1989. Their run was from Los Angeles, CA, to Dallas TX.  They moved to Elko, NV, in 1989, and lived there until 1999. Her retirement began when she and Leo retuned to Big Timber in 1999, and built their home.

Roxy was not afraid to try new things and lead her life that way. She had a wide variety of occupations, some of which included: ranch hand; business manager and owner; over-the-road trucker; and housewife. She also enjoyed shooting pool, bowling, quilting, woodworking and ceramics.

Roxy is survived by: her husband and love of her life, Leo; her daughter, Theresa Marie Gaarsland, of Phoenix,  AZ; her son, Lee Daniel Blome, of Portland, OR;  brothers Edwin Ron DeYoung, of Billings, and Larry J. DeYoung, of Livingston; sisters Bonnye DeYoung Ruttenbur, of Dillon, and Linda K. DeYoung Perdue, of Billings; grandchildren Kylee Marie Schulte and Tylor Lance Blome; and  several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Roxy was preceded in death by: her parents; her daughter, Brenda Michelle Blome; and her brother, Chester A. DeYoung.

Cremation has taken place and at Roxy’s request no services are planned. Arrangements by Stenberg Funeral Home.