Central Montana Obituaries

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loved with,

and learned with.

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Joan E. Woolett 91 of Lewistown died early Monday morning, April 24, 2017 in the Central Montana Nursing and Rehab Center of natural causes. She was born January 17, 1926 in Skykomish, WA the daughter of William E. and Matilda H. (Dolman) Lawson. She received her education in Washington and then owned & operated a café. On February 2, 1962, she was united in marriage to Joe R. Woolett in Coeur d’Alene, ID. They made their home in Wenatchee, WA and she worked in restaurants. In the mid 1960’s they moved to Butte, MT and she worked for a florist. In the early 1970’s they moved to Anchorage, AK and she was a full-time mom. In the late 1970’s they returned to Idaho living in Post Falls and they operated the Woodshed Tavern. In the early 1980’s they moved to Lewistown and owned the Trail’s End Motel until their retirement. Joe preceded her in death in 2006.

Joan enjoyed gardening and time with her family.

She is survived by two sons Ron of Fayetteville, NC and Randy of Lewistown, MT; 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by one daughter Teresa West in 2008, her parents and a twin sister.

Graveside Services for Joan E. Woolett will be Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lewistown City Cemetery. The Cloyd Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Friends are asked to make memorials to Hospice of Central Montana or the charity of their choice and they may be left at the Cloyd Funeral Home. Condolences for the family may be posted online at www.cloydfuneralhome.com.

Donald Marvin Dormady, 78

Donald Marvin Dormady, 78, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, MT.  Donald was born in Great Falls, MT on August 17, 1938 to Lyle and Pearl (Matthews) Dormady.  He attended Greenfield Grade School and Fairfield High School before entering the U.S. Navy.

Donald enlisted in the U.S. Navy in March of 1956 and retired as MMC 19 years later in March of 1975.  His service included the USS Hancock Naval Air Station, Memphis, TN; USS Ingersoll, USS Galveston, USS Shields, USS Cogswell, USS Bauer, Navy Recruiting Station- Omaha, NE, Council Bluffs, IA, Winner, SD, USS Truckee and Naval Reserve Facility, Great Falls, MT.

Following his military career, Donald worked in refrigeration for 4-5 years and then as a Bowling Alley Manager/Mechanic for 20 years.  He worked at the Eagles Lanes, Snowy Lanes, Hideaway Lanes in Billings, Pin-N-Cue in Great Falls and the bowling alley in Harlowton.

On August 29, 1981, Donald married June Marie Sirucek in Lewistown, MT.  He was a fun-loving family man that enjoyed bowling, fishing, hunting and watching WWF wrestling.

Donald is survived by his wife, June; children, Donald, Leonard, Pearl, and Roy; siblings, Gerry Dormady, Robert Dormady, and Donna Dormady Hoff; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren with one on the way.  He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Anna (Nesbit) Dormady; siblings, Cleve, Herbert, Tracy, Lawrence, Howard, Bruce, and Clarence.

Funeral Services will be Friday, April 28, 2017 at Creel Funeral Home in Lewistown.  Viewing will be at 1:00 p.m. with the service to follow at 2:00 p.m.  Interment will be at the Lewistown City Cemetery with Military Honors.  Memorial donations can be made to the D.A.V. (Lewistown), 715 Huron St., Lewistown, MT 59475, American Cancer Society, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the care of Creel Funeral Home.  Donald’s family and friends can share memories and condolences at www.creelfuneralhome.com

Robert D. Watson 79 of Judith Gap died Tuesday morning, April 18, 2017, peacefully at home with his loving wife and family. He fought a tough but short battle with brain cancer. He is resting how, out of pain, with his Lord and Savior. He was born June 2, 1937 to Henry and Virginia (Flowers) Watson. Bob was an adventurous man who was a Jack of All Trades. He loved being a cowboy and a rancher. He also loved teaching his children, grandchildren and other children to be cowboys, too. He was a 4-H horse leader who taught the children to love horses as much as he did.

Many good times were had between family and friends sitting around having a cup or two of coffee.

Memorial Services for Robert D. Watson will be on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lewistown, Montana, with a potluck reception following. Cremation has taken place, the Perkins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Friends are asked to make memorials to Sleeted Cancer Center, the Gift of Life Family Housing in Great Falls, Montana or the charity of their choice and they may be left with the Perkins Funeral Home, PO Box 313 Harlowton, MT 59036 or may be posted on-line at www.perkinsfuneralandcremation.com

Ronald G. Baumann 69 of Lewistown passed away from cancer early Thursday morning, January 26th, 2017 at his home with his wife by his side. He was born July 23, 1947 in Beulah, ND the son of Paul & Larraine (Ziegler) Baumann. The family moved to Sidney, MT where he was raised and received his education graduating from Sidney High School in 1965. He then attended Eastern Montana College in Billings for 2 years and then Marine training school in San Diego in 1967 and served in the United States Marine Reserves from 1967 to 1975. In 1969 he was united in marriage to Cynthia Skillingberg in Homestead, MT. They moved to Billings where they lived until 1972 when they moved to Lewistown. Their two sons Christopher and Brian were born in Lewistown. He worked for Cenex until 1978 when he took a job working for the maintenance/engineering department at the Central Montana Medical Center. They divorced in 1996. He became facilities manager in 1999 and continued in that capacity until retiring in 2016. He was united in marriage to Joy Steele on February 26, 2000 and he welcomed her adult daughter Heidi into his life. They enjoyed many miles of open road on his motorcycle. Joy preceded him in death in 2008.

On March 5, 2011, he was united in marriage to Melissa Perrault in Lewistown.

Ron was a true gentleman and gentle man, well liked and respected by all. He loved motorcycles, his trucks, watching football, basketball and baseball. Ron enjoyed fishing throughout his entire life, hunting for many years, photography and art. He was always an avid reader.

Many thanks go to the nursing staff at CMMC and the “angels on earth” the nurses of Home Health and Hospice for their loving care.

He is survived by his wife Melissa of Lewistown; sons Christopher (LeAnn) of Minot, ND and Brian (Alex) of Lewistown; parents Paul & Larraine of Sidney, MT; sister Debbie (Jeff) Harper of Scottsdale, AZ; brother Jeff (Lori) of Fargo, ND; step-daughter Heidi (Dustin) Chambers of Edwardsville, IL; sisters-in-law Meg Richard of Lewistown, MT and Jinny (John) VanHaelen of Norwich, CT; grandchildren Ace Baumann, Zeke Baumann, Chloe Baumann, Zachary Baumann and Emerson Chambers; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services for Ronald G. Baumann will be Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church with inurnment to follow in the Lewistown City Cemetery. The Cloyd Funeral Home is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers memorials in Ron’s memory may be made to Hospice of Central Montana, Central Montana Medical Center Foundation or a charity of their choice and they may be left at the Cloyd Funeral Home. Condolences for the family may be posted online at www.cloydfuneralhome.com