Charles (Charlie) Edward Sutherland
Charles (Charlie) Edward Sutherland died Friday, April 29.
He was born to Stanley Sutherland and Ruth (Eliason) Sutherland on Oct. 31, 1955 in Deer Lodge.
Survivors include his wife Mary Sutherland, children and spouses, Kylea Palmer and Travis, Silas and Marsha Sutherland; sisters and spouses, Stanette and Jim Hall, Barb and Greg Collier and his favorite sister, Dorothy and Jim Cissell. Charlie has one granddaughter whom he dearly loved, Abigail Palmer.
His parents Stanley and Ruth Sutherland preceded him in death.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7 in the Community of Christ Church, 5th and California streets in Deer Lodge. Meal to follow.
James Richard Teachman
James Richard Teachman was born on October 27, 1927 to Floyd Gates Teachman and Louise Pearl Avery Teachman.
The third of three siblings, Jim was loved and cherished by his siblings. At a very early age they discovered he was a talented young man. He could sing and play any instrument he could get his hands on.
He was raised on a dairy farm and attended Bow Elementary School then on to Burlington High School.
Jim served three years in the US Army in Korea in the Medic MASH unit.
He tried a good many things during his life, farming, long haul and even logging briefly, as a lark a brief stint along with his older brother Joe, singing over the radio. Later in years he married a woman with six children and moved to Montana. Later he married Trena Belgarde where they both resided for both their lives in Deer Lodge.
Jim is preceded in death by both his wives, parents and his brother Joe. He is survived by his sister Genevee Schloemer and by three nephews, Gene Schloemer of Bow, LeRoy Schloemer of Mount Vernon, Don Teachman of Alger and two nieces Marcella Schloemer-Voolich of Bow, and Janet Jungert of Clarkston and many grand-nieces and nephews.
Graveside services, with military honors, will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorials: Powell County Senior Center.
Montana State Prison inmate William Patton died on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Lewistown Infirmary in Lewistown, of an extended illness. He was 56 years old.
Mr. Patton was sentenced out of Jefferson County in 1995 for the crime of Deliberate Homicide. Mr. Patton was sentenced to Montana State Prison for 75 years. He would have been parole eligible in 2019.