Robert Lee Hutchison
Robert Lee Hutchison passed away Friday, September 18, 2015 at the Deer Lodge Medical Center. Bob was born in Plains on May 12, 1945. Bob graduated from Plains High School in 1963 and very much enjoyed his 50th year class reunion. Bob married Irene in 1978, she passed away in 1998. Bob married Julia Gangl Christensen on October 25, 2003 in Deer Lodge.
Bob was a farmer, truck driver, and worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad until his injury forced him to retire from an industry he loved. Bob loved and was a collector of memorabilia of railroads and old tractors. He was a member of the Deer Lodge Tractor Club.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents William and Mamie Hutchison, older brother Roy, wife Irene and Julia’s son, John Wheat. Bob is survived by his wife Julia Gangl Hutchison, her children and grandchildren, his step-daughter Kelly and step-son Kirk, sisters Betty Clevidence of Stevensville, Lola Sipes and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Saturday, September 26 at 1 at the Jehovah’s Witness Church, 301 Prairie Lane, Deer Lodge with Elder Del Williams officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Community Center. Burial of Bob’s ashes at Plains Cemetery will follow in the spring.
Death Notice: Ray G. Masters
Ray G. Masters, 86, formerly of Deer Lodge, passed away at his home in Oceanside, California on September 16. A full obituary will follow at a later date.