Charles Ervin Goff
Charles Ervin Goff, 75, of Drummond, passed away on Monday June 1, 2020, peacefully at his home of natural causes.
Charles was born on April 20, 1945 in Anaconda, to Charles E Goff Sr. and Blanche Goff/Denton of Plains. He attended elementary school in Martin City, and high school in Drummond.
Charles continued his education at University System of Montana Western in Dillon. Married Terry Longie on May 15, 1967. They moved to Ogden, Utah where he attended Weber State. They later moved to Kansas City, Mo. He attended a vocational school for computer programming, graduating first in his class. After graduating from programming school, he worked for Freeport Center in Clearfield, Utah. Later in his life Charles worked the rest of his years for Washington Construction until he retired to care for his ill mother in 1996. Charles also enjoyed helping his son Charlie on the ranch in Philipsburg, and his neighbors the Weaver’s in the Bearmouth area.
He enjoyed riding and doing mechanic work on his Harley Davidson motorcycles. Charles also enjoyed hunting and reloading ammo for his 38 Ruger Pistol. He liked playing the trumpet, saxophone and listening to Ray Charles. Charles also enjoyed his six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Survivors include his ex-wife, Terry Lowery of Dillon; a son and his family, Charles (Wendy) Goff of Philipsburg; grandchildren Tayber, Courtney and Sarah. A daughter and her family, Shannon Devers; grandchildren Beau of Butte; Colter (Jordan) Devers of Bozeman; Nycole (Clint) LaRowe; great-grandchild, Liv of Lewistown; as well as numerous cousins.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Services will be at 11 a.m. at the Saint Philips Catholic Church in Philipsburg. Burial will follow at Philipsburg Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at Saint Philips. Arrangements are under the care of Garden City Funeral Home.
Katee Gene Ferguson (Bohrer)
Katee Gene Ferguson (Bohrer), age 22, of Anaconda, passed away on May 28, 2020. Katee was born in Helena in December of 1997. She is survived by her husband Colton Ferguson (separated), two sons, James Ferguson and Sebastian Ferguson, parents Nelson and Amanda Bohrer, and siblings Aubree Bohrer, Leevi Bohrer and Natalee Bohrer.
Katee spent the majority of her life in Deer Lodge, where she was raised by her parents. Katee was home schooled until her senior year, where she attended Powell County High School and was a 2016 graduate. That same year she met Colton Ferguson, whom she later married in July of 2018. Together they shared two sons, James Ferguson, 3, and Sebastian Ferguson, 1.
Katee was an authentic friend to everyone. She had a magnetic personality that lit up any room. Her contagious smile was warm and inviting. She was very caring and giving.
Katee had many talents and passions. She loved acting on stage and in film. She was skilled with a crochet hook and made many gifts for the people in her life. She enjoyed making art with acrylic, watercolor and spray paint. She loved quilting, book making and scrapbooking. Other things she enjoyed were reading and collecting books, camping, hiking, fishing, and trips to Yellowstone. She had a fetish for Star Wars, watching The Office and country drives.
Lives Katee touched are invited to reminisce, grieve and support each other at the Rialto Theatre in Deer Lodge, located on 418 Main St., at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 19.
A luncheon will follow the service at Deer Lodge Assembly of God church located on 601 5th St.
Colin (Ky) Edward Morrison
Colin (Ky) Edward Morrison, 71, of Deer Lodge, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on May 16, 2020. Ky is survived by his beloved wife Clara of 50 years, son Mark (Tiffany), daughter Steffanie (Chris), grandsons Dakotah, Colter, Whest, and Kaden, granddaughters Karsun, Lindsey, Brittney, Emma, Sophie Jo and Layla, and great-grandson Grant. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends who each held a very special place in his heart. Colin was preceded in death by his mother and father, Anna and Albert Morrison, brothers Marvin, Dan, and Scotty, and sisters Joyce, Mickey, Barbara, Lois, and Flossy, and numerous other family members and friends who are too many to mention but meant the world to him.
Ky was born on Sept. 27, 1948 in Philipsburg. He was raised up on Swede Hill and had very fond memories of growing up there. He would often talk of having to walk to school through 6 ft. of snow, uphill both ways, and funny enough this story was true. From a very young boy, Ky was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, and mining for sapphires and gold, camping up at Stony Creek and spending time with his family. Ky graduated from Granite County High School and attended Montana State University for a short time before honorably serving in the Marine Corps and the Vietnam War. His experience in the service played an important role in his life. He was very proud to be a Marine, and he passed his love of the service onto his son Mark who proudly enlisted years later. Upon returning home from the service, Ky met the love of his life Clara (Johnson) Morrison. The two married in a beautiful ceremony surrounded by family and friends at St. Timothy’s Chapel at Georgetown Lake. Ky and Clara settled down in Deer Lodge to raise their family. He travelled the country for a time as a Pipe Fitter, and worked at the Anaconda Company and Railroad before beginning his longtime employment at Louisiana Pacific in Deer Lodge where he worked as a boiler operator.
Throughout his life, Ky enjoyed camping, boating, hunting, fishing, travelling, and spending time with his family, especially his children, grandkids, nieces and nephews, and most recently his adorable great-grandson. He was a bright light with a huge personality that was loved by everyone that he knew. He will be greatly missed.
Services will be announced at a later time due to concerns from COVID. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer that you make a donation to your favorite local charity.
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