Amy Wilma Orser Swoboda was born on July 1, 1923 at her grandparents' Peaceful Heart Ranch at the base of the Pryor Mountains, five miles from Pryor. She was the daughter of Artie Orser, world-champion bronc rider, and Esther Burger Orser. She died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 8, 2018, within just a few miles of where she was born.
Peggy Lee Hoe (Gann) died on Feb. 23, 2018. She was 70 years old and a longtime resident of McAllister, Mont., and consummate lover of the West. Peggy was born in Gettysburg, Pa., and grew up in the hills of California. In 1980 she moved to Montana and never stopped calling it home.
Jan Laurie Wallace passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 8. She was born in Los Angeles in 1946 to parents, Bruce and Alice Baumeister.
With great sadness, the family of Bethany Boutell announces her passing on Feb. 23 after her battle with cancer. Beth was born in Flint, Mich., in 1956 and spent her childhood on our farm in Grand Blanc and on the water in Palm Beach, Fla. In these two places she acquired her life-long love of horses and fishing.
Henry “Hank” D. Wruck, 85, of Bozeman passed away Sat. Feb. 10, 2018, followed by his wife Darlene F. Wruck, 78, Sun. Feb. 11, 2018. Over their 61 years of marriage, they created much laughter and countless memories. They will be greatly missed.
CAMARILLO, Calif. -- Lifelong Camarillo, Calif. resident Tim Griffin was born on Aug. 6, 1957 and passed away suddenly on Feb. 12, 2018.
Marjorie Anhalt passed away in Ennis, Montana on February 8 at the age of 92. A recent émigré from California, she had resided at Generations Assisted Living in Ennis since autumn.
ENNIS -- Alfred J. Henry, Jr., age 80, of Ennis, passed away Feb. 13, 2018 at Ennis.
Alfred was born Aug. 9, 1937, at Cleveland, Ohio to Alfred Sr. and Jean (McMillan) Henry. He moved to the Madison Valley in 1962, where he worked on ranches in the valley.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda, and his daughter, Sarah.
It is with our deepest sorrow to inform you, that after a brave and courageous fight with his battle with cancer, we lost our loved one, William J. Morton on Jan. 14, 2018. No words can describe the great grief we all feel from the void of such a dear, incredibly curious man with a passion to experience life to the fullest.