Phoebe Gladys Persons
Phoebe Gladys Persons, of Deer Lodge passed away on November 30, 2016.
Phoebe was born in White Sulphur Springs to Ely Clarence Johnson and Gladys Short Johnson June 20, 1940. She attended grade school and high school in White Sulphur Springs, graduating in 1958. She went on to study at Western Montana College in Dillon.
Phoebe married Richard Ross in 1959. To that union five children were born. They were later divorced.
She enjoyed counted cross-stitch and won many prizes at the county fair. She was also interested in gardening and family history and photos, which she shared with many. She worked for Pioneer Federal in Deer Lodge for many years and also Keystone Drug.
Phoebe married Clyde Persons in April, 1996. He survives as well as her children Jim Ross (Beth), Greg Ross, Lori Ross, Dave Ross (Alesha), and Cami Ross. Stepchildren, Brenda Dodge (Ron), Larry Persons (Mary), Lonnie Persons (Kathy), Clyde Persons (Traci), Susan Gliko (Frank), and Terrie Stefalo (Ed). Sisters, Mary Steffen, Kathleen Russell (Steve) and Linda Young (Jim), brother Donald Johnson (Noreen) and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church in Deer Lodge on Tuesday, December 6 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Olsen of the First Baptist Church officiating. Visitation was held at Jewell Funeral Home on Monday, December 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Jewell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Rialto Theatre in Deer Lodge.
Dan B. Gutebier
Dan B. Gutebier, 62, of Livingston, passed away Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Billings Clinic Hospital with his family at his side. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, December 10, hosted at the Holbrook United Methodist Church with Pastor Su Debree officiating. Graveside committal and burial will follow the service at Mountain View Cemetery. A reception will follow the graveside service at the Holbrook Fellowship Hall.
Arrangements are under the care of Franzen-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences may be shared at franzen-davis.com.
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