Lawrence “Larry” Benjamin Laird, 88, of Three Forks, MT, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021, in his home with his family. Larry was born on Aug. 2, 1932, in International Falls, MN. He was Claude and Ellen Laird’s firstborn. Larry enjoyed taking his family’s boat, traveling out on Rainy Lak…

Chan Cooper was born at his parents’ home in Willow Creek, Mont., on Aug. 11, 1929, to Raymond and Frances Buttelman Cooper, on the same ranch where he lived and raised his own family. He “kicked the bucket” (dad’s own quote) peacefully at his ranch home with family by his side on May 23, 2021.

Erica Corlan Bowles, 36, died in a single car accident on April 17, 2021. Above all she was a dedicated and loving mother. She is survived by her son Dexter Williams, 11, of Belgrade; her parents Steve and Susie Bowles of Livingston, her sisters, Stacy Stenzel of Portland, Ore., and Kai Bowl…

Evelyn Grace (Kennedy) Brainard, 95, passed away peacefully Oct. 23, 2020. She was born Oct. 13, 1925, at home in Rosebud County, Mont., to Joe and Gladys (Noyes) Kennedy, joining two brothers, James and Eugene. She grew up on the family ranch on the Rosebud Creek in Eastern Montana and atte…

Connita Linn Harlow, 56, of Belgrade, went to join her Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 20, 2021, after a lengthy battle with pulmonary hypertension. Connita was born on March 6, 1965, to Larry and Gerry Hawkins in Mexico, Mo. It is there that she met her lifelong partner and husband Charlie. …