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Wayne Edsall
March 22, 1929 ~
February 08, 2019
Date of Service: February 25, 2019

Eugene Thomas Brodeur
September 14, 1938 ~
January 13, 2019
Date of Service: March 01, 2019

Tim Stiller
February 18, 1960 ~
February 20, 2019

Grace Robinson
September 29, 1923 ~
February 19, 2019

William Bridger
September 6, 1934 ~
February 19, 2019

Ryan Naffziger
May 4, 1984 ~
February 16, 2019

Alice Sarrazin
September 26, 1922 ~
February 13, 2019

Anne Dykema
November 26, 1934 ~
February 09, 2019

William Johnson
March 10, 1928 ~
February 08, 2019


Online Condolences for Robert Gibson, Jr. ( July 3, 1933 ~ September 25, 2018)

October 07, 2018
Bob Gibson & Paul Hoskins were my favorite District Rangers on the Gallatin. Work hard, have a sense of humor, & tell it like it is! Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing I am sure there’s a tree planted in his name for his memorial. Grace Bailey (Whitman) (Hingham , MT)

October 02, 2018
To the Gibson Family: I was saddened to read of Bob's passing but I smiled at his picture. It was a prefect portrayal of Bob in his prime and in his element. Bob's wit , humor, wisdom, and strong sense of Leadership always stood out. I was a seasonal employee on The Gallatin NF for many years and met Bob when he came to the Forest as the Supervisor. He was a very down to earth person and had time for everyone no matter where they stood in the organization. In time he helped me secure a permanent position on another Forest and my career began. As I was packing up my little apartment in Bozeman to leave for my new job he called me and gave me such warm support and encouragement. I always remembered that. Bob and I would share annual Christmas cards for a number of years. I always enjoyed his handwritten notes and details of how many days he had been hunting and fishing in the past year. Bob was one who truly made a difference in other people's lives, the great Natural Resources of Montana, and certainly his Family. A life well served and lived to be sure. The world is a little poorer place for the passing of Robert "$" Gibson. But so greatly enriched by his time on this Earth and amongst all of us. God Bless his memory. — Tom Osen (Bozeman, MT)

October 02, 2018
Extending my sincere condolences to the Gibson Family. May your precious memories of moments shared with your loved one, help to ease the sadness. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn," sustain you in this time of sorrow.-Isaiah 61:1,2 — D Howard (, MD)

October 01, 2018
To the Family , I would like to express how sorry to hear of your loss. The pain of losing a loved one is a pain that seemingly never goes away. However, the pain can lessen when we think of what God has promised to do for us. What comfort does he provide us? First of all, at 1 Cor 15:26 it says: "The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death." So God views death as an enemy and will eventually remove death. Secondly, Jesus gave us hope when at John 11:25 he said: "I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:" So there is a chance to see our loved ones again under better conditions. This comfort from the Bible has helped me in dealing with the loss of my father and I hope it will help your family to some degree with your loss. Frederick N (, SC)

October 01, 2018
Mrs. Gibson, I only knew Bob through the Lewis & Clark group and had been on a couple of field trips with him and his buddy. Sad to read in the paper that Bob is gone. Just wanted you and your family to know that he was a solid guy and fun to be around. You definintely had to be on the level with him but he added a lot of enjoyment to my life. Patrick Holland, M.D. (Bozeman, MT)

October 01, 2018
To The Gibson Family: Bob was one of my favorites from my FS career. He always made laugh along with my total respect for the man and leader he was. He once saved my career when he bailed me from a bad situation. The turkey call Bob made me is a “prized” possession. May God bless you all and we will all miss Bob...The Butte Guy. Tim & Patt Hancock (Spokane Valley, WA)

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