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Irene Tompers
September 25, 1930 ~
November 08, 2018
Date of Service: November 15, 2018

Edward Boggio
June 2, 1932 ~
November 08, 2018
Date of Service: November 17, 2018

Virginia "Ginnie" Olson
August 17, 1955 ~
November 07, 2018
Date of Service: November 24, 2018

Andrea (Andi) Bennett
May 15, 1970 ~
October 25, 2018
Date of Service: November 26, 2018

Vern Voegele
November 27, 1938 ~
November 13, 2018

Charlene MacMaster
October 27, 1965 ~
November 11, 2018

Eunice Nelson
August 28, 1926 ~
November 10, 2018

Roger Robison
June 22, 1920 ~
November 08, 2018

Christopher Scott
March 20, 1963 ~
November 06, 2018

David Huttinga
August 8, 1963 ~
November 05, 2018

Gerald Ault
November 28, 1928 ~
November 04, 2018


Sidney Dykstra

April 20, 1926 ~ April 13, 2018

Visitation: April 16, 2018 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
   Location: Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service
Service: April 17, 2018 11:00 A.M.
   Location: Manhattan Christian Reformed Church
Graveside Service: April 17, 2018 10:00 A.M.
   Location: Churchill Cemetery

Sidney “Sid” Dykstra, 91, longtime Gallatin Valley farmer and rancher, passed away on April 13, 2018, in Churchill, MT.

Sid was born on April 20, 1926, near Manhattan, Montana and lived all his life in the Gallatin Valley. He was well known in the local farming/ranching and dairy community. He was a member of the Bozeman Christian Reformed Church and served in several capacities.

Sid is survived by his wife, Ethel, of 68 years; his five children, Fred (Loree) Dykstra, Joel (Carolyn) Dykstra, Marijane (Richard) Kent, Sherry (Jeff) Laug, and Mark (Johanna) Dykstra; nine grandchildren, Douglas Dykstra, Laura (Brett) Martin, Shoni (Aaron) Browning, Jesse (Jessica) Dykstra, Dylan Laug, Morgan Laug, Ryan Laug, Corwin Dykstra, and Rune Dykstra; two great-grandchildren, Ari Browning and Wyatt Browning; twin sister, Dorothea Kimm; sister-in-law, Gertrude Dykema; and his brother-in-law, Albert Litle.

Sid’s greatest joys were his family, woodworking, and traveling.

Visitation will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Monday, April 16 at Dokken-Nelson.  Visitation will also be Tuesday, April 17 from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Manhattan Christian Reformed Church, with interment at 10:00 A.M. at Churchill Cemetery, followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 A.M. at Manhattan Christian Reformed Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators, P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, FL  32862.



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