Ryan Joseph Watts, “Rhino”, “Ry Guy”, “Sam”, “Wuzza”, “Wattsy”, and “Fridge”, departed for a tee-time in Heaven on January 23rd, 2015, surrounded by loved ones at Porter Adventist Hospital, in Denver CO, due to organ failure onset by virus, to a battle tattered body which had previously persevered through two kidney transplants and multiple medical complications. His body on earth just couldn’t take any more.
John Harold Latimer was born Dec.26, 1929 to Verne and Grace Latimer in Portland, OR and was the baby in the fam-ily of four. He attended Ben-son Technical High School and joined the US Air Force in 1948 on a 3 year enlist-ment. The Korean War broke out and the enlistment be-came 4 years. He went to automo-tive equipment school in Wyoming after basic train-ing in San Antonio, TX and was then shipped to Green-land for 15 months. He then went to Great Falls Air Base and then to Mt. Home in Ida-ho where he became great friends with Trent Turnbull who was also stationed there.
George Adam Coon, Jr. passed away surrounded by family on September 9th, 2014. George, the only son of George M. and Dorothy (McBride) Coon, was born on June 28, 1946, in Rosebud, Mon-tana. He grew up on the family ranch where they raised cattle and hay. After attending Rosebud High School, he joined the U.S. Army in 1964, where he was trained as a tank operator and sharpshooter. He was stationed in Germany until 1967.
Henry F. Stocker, age 90, of Miles City, Mont., passed away August 24, 2014 at the Holy Rosary Extended Care Center in Miles City. Henry requested that no services be held, that he be cremated and his ashes placed with his late wife Roberta in Lost Creek Canyon outside Anaconda, Mont.