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William A. Boegli
April 20, 1919 ~
September 30, 1944
Date of Service: May 25, 2019

Carl T. Jensen
September 29, 1918 ~
October 19, 2018
Date of Service: May 26, 2019

Irene Booth
June 7, 1921 ~
May 21, 2019

Claire Adrienne
July 22, 1938 ~
May 19, 2019

Andrea Martin
June 1, 1939 ~
May 17, 2019

Rose Ann Penwell
December 7, 1933 ~
May 17, 2019

Charlene Reid
February 19, 1955 ~
May 13, 2019

Patricia Mohler
October 25, 1945 ~
May 13, 2019

Jean Heetderks
November 13, 1926 ~
May 12, 2019


Online Condolences for Kay Marie Dighans ( March 16, 1953 ~ February 03, 2019)

May 20, 2019
To the entire Dighans Family: I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Kay earlier this year. We were graduation classmates in Bozeman and stayed in contact through the years. She will be remembered most certainly for the huge heart she had for everyone. All the lives she touched created memories that will live in the hearts of so many for all time. My deepest thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. — Linda Estes Cogle (Harpers Ferry, WV)

March 16, 2019
Rick and Family, Seems like just yesterday we were in college, starting careers and families. We will miss the time we spent with Kay in all of these endeavors. Kay was always a class act. We are praying for you and your family. God Bless. Diane and Jim Cashell — Diane and Jim Cashell (Bozeman, MT)

March 16, 2019
Kay was an amazing woman....but you all know that. We were so blessed to have her as one of our girls 3rd grade teacher and I had such fun volunteering in her class. And in later years to continue into a friendship and loved visiting with her in her scentsy "room". My prayers are with you all today. Unfortunately I am unable to attend her service. Hugs to you all. — Bonnie Gower (Belgrade, MT)

March 16, 2019
I am so sad to hear of Kay's passing. She leaves a long legacy in those children she taught, including my 3 in the Belgrade Schools. Her attitude was always to help them learn. — Darla and John Joyner (Three Forks, MT)

March 15, 2019
I am so shocked and saddened to hear of Kay's passing. I remember her as the cheerful and smiling teacher in Belgrade schools when my kids went there. My sincere condolences to her family. May your memories bring you comfort. — Kathy Allen Kinman (Boze,an, MT)

March 13, 2019
Rick and Andra, our sympathy goes out to you and your families. We are so saddened by your loss. Kay touched our hearts and I know so many others, with her laughter and love. She will be missed by so many. We are in Nevada, so unfortunately we won't be able to be at the Events Center, but we know there will be so many others there. Just know we are thinking of you and hope you will be comforted by all the family and friends that will be there. Our love and prayers, Gene and Diane Spranget — Diane Spranget (Bozeman, MT)

March 09, 2019
I met Kay Swenson, the jovial, creative Kindergarten teacher, while I was a new teacher in Belgrade, Montana. As single gals of the same age,I recall we would sign up to take tickets at the Belgrade basketball games so we could use the money to go out on the town later. When she met Rick, her single days we were over. Kay was ready to be a mom and wife. But, my oh my, she was a force to be reckoned with. You always knew when that blond walked into the room. I shall remember her laughter as it forever is imbedded in my memory. Her ability to be creative and get things done spun circles around all of us regular folks. I am not sure if she slept much. Fare thee well, amazing Kay. The love for her parents, who passed far too soon, sustains my sorrow as I envision their Heavenly reunion. Blessed be, all who loved her. — Sally Peters Aschim (Sunburst, MT)

March 08, 2019
I'm speechless! Totally heartbroken, as I will miss you Kay! I met her thru our Scentsy careers and we struck up a wonderful friendship. Like many others whom were blessed to have known her, its hard to say goodbye, so I will say rest in peace our sweet, wonderful, amazing Kay. She made a huge difference in this world and you are that Shining Star! You will be missed, but never forgotten! To the family, my thoughts & prayers are with you all during this time. With much love. — Holly Wagner (Layton, UT)

March 08, 2019
So sorry to hear of Kay's passing, but I am selfish enough to be relieved that her suffering is over. What a fearful fighter she was. She went down swinging. She was a classmate through high school and always had a smile for you. When we lost our son she showed up with a variety of Scentsy products and a beautiful sympathy card. She had an inner glow that everyone could feel. I hope all the good memories outweigh these days of grief and sorrow. So long, Kay! Save us a spot! See you soon! — Terry Groth (Kihei, HI)

March 07, 2019
With my deepest sympathies and condolences, I wish you all my prayers and an abundance of love in celebrating Kay’s life. As a young teacher at conferences and gatherings Kay made me feel so welcomed and a part of the group. Her positive energy was an unstoppable force. It would move mountains. Her compassion and grace was undeniable. With all my love, — Shane Miller (Las Vegas, NV)

March 07, 2019
To All the Dighans Family: Our heartfelt wishes for the Peace that passes all understanding for each of you as you journey through this time of grief. Kay is remembered for her "not so forgotten" kindnesses..She organized meals for my family as I recovered from burns from an explosion in my home so long ago(1998). She did this with humility..not seeking accolades for herself..What a Christian Witness to her Savior! The Stulc Family — Berniece Stulc (Belgrade, MT)

March 07, 2019
May the peace of Christ and the memories of Kay bring you comfort and strength through these days. We share in your grief and shall keep you in our prayers. — Rev. Marlow Carrels (Westby (formerly Belgrade), MT)

March 07, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I met Kay when my youngest daughter had her as a kindergarten teacher. She was the sweetest teacher, and her students loved her. She will be missed by so many. — Barb Wood (Three Forks, MT)

March 07, 2019
Kay was a wonderful and very fun person. She spread sunshine wherever she went! — Gale Bacon (Belgrade, MT)

March 07, 2019
John and I were quite saddened when learning of Kay’s illness and passing. Our sons benefited greatly by being her students. Our family can only hope your tears of grief and sadness turn to tears of laughter and joy as time goes by.and the memories become comfort. God bless Kay and God bless you family. — John and jackie Beckman (Thompson Falls , MT)

March 06, 2019
Extending my sincere condolences. May your precious memories of moments shared with Kay, help to ease the sadness. May the true God of all comfort, who "heals the brokenhearted," sustain you in this time of sorrow.-Psalm 147:3 — D Howard (, MD)

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