Scott Alan Ridley
Scott Alan Ridley, 51, of Missoula, passed away on Thursday November 15, 2018 at St. Patrick Hospital.
He was born on March 20, 1967, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, to Noel and Jan Ridley. Scott grew up in Missoula and Deer Lodge. After graduating from Powell County High School in 1985 Scott enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He attended Montana State University in Bozeman and was a member of Delta Sigma Phi. In 1991 he served during Operation Desert Shield with the Military Police as a Staff Sergeant. He was honorably discharged in 1992. Scott was always outgoing and friendly to all he met. He excelled in every job he had. He loved people and every job he had was focused on people and always rose to management quickly. In 2007 he returned to live in Montana. Eventually Scott found his last career in management with Dominos. They were like family and he loved his job and career.
Scott loved his Seattle Seahawks immensely. In his free time, Scott collected coins and built an amazing license plate collection. He loved the outdoors and there was no road off limits to explore.
Survivors include his mother Jan Ridley of Deer Lodge; two brothers Keith of Helena; Matt and (Lisa) Ridley of Tigard, Ore.; his sister, Melinda and (Linn) Feliciano of Belgrade; and niece, Hannah Feliciano of Belgrade.
He was proceeded in death by his father Noel Ridley, his grandfather Haywood Frailey, and his grandparents Art and Florence Ridley.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date.
Cleo R. Seaman
Cleo R. Seaman, 94, of Missoula passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at home, in the company of loved ones. She was born January 14, 1924 in Deer Lodge to Hector E. Rainville and Margaret Sestrich Rainville.
Cleo was raised in Deer Lodge, attending St. Mary’s Academy and graduating from Powell County High School in 1942. She was a member of the National Honor Society and a Drum Majorette. After high school she worked for Duvall Wallace Hardware, Keystone Drug and Fountain and operated and managed Kenny’s Fountain for a number of years. She then worked for the Deer Lodge Bank. In 1958, she married Bob Seaman. They moved to Missoula and were divorced in 1961. In 1963-1964, Cleo was the executive secretary for the Montana Centennial train that traveled to the New York World’s Fair.
Returning from the World’s Fair she moved to Las Vegas renewing her friendship with George Cote. She and George had been friends since 1947 and remained together until his death in 2010. While in Las Vegas, Cleo worked for the Valley Bank of Nevada and the Freemont Hotel and Casino. Friends and family visited her in Las Vegas and Cleo always made sure they had a good time. In 1997, Cleo and George returned to Missoula to be closer to family and friends.
Cleo was a people person and never forgot anyone she met. She enjoyed sending (and receiving) greeting cards and going out to lunch. Although she didn’t have any children of her own, she was loved and cherished by many nieces and nephews.
Cleo is survived by a sister Jeanetta Atkinson and husband Wally of Hamilton and brother Thomas Rainville and wife Davis of Mukilteo, Wash.; many nieces and nephews Guy Rainville (CJ), Carol Andersen (Kris Anderson), Cheryl Terry (Golden), Cleo Klepzig (Casey), Tim Atkinson (Morgan Taylor), Janet Wimmer (Tom), Paula Meyer (Steve), Don Rainville (Betsy), John Rainville (Debbie), Jody Marshall, Maggie Snow, Ross Rainville (Diann), Rene’ Deering (Ken), Janne’ Joy, Janette Joy Hale and several cousins.
Cleo is also survived by George’s nieces and nephews and many special friends she considered part of her family.
Funeral services will be announced at a later time with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery in Deer Lodge. Condolences may be left for the family at www.dalyleachchapel.com
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