Raynold S. Dobak
GRAYLAND, Wash. - Lt. Col. Raynold S. Dobak, 88, of Grayland, died of natural causes Nov. 6, 1998. He was born to John and Bertha (Rand) Dobak on Aug. 23, 1910, in Artichoke Township, Minn.
He married Marjorie Loretta Toner in Watertown, S.D. Raynold and Marjorie had five children.
On Feb. 10, 1941, he was inducted into the military, Company L, 34th infantry division. He was in action in the North African campaign and received a battlefield promotion from first sergeant to second lieutenant in the landing of Algiers, North Africa. Later, he was a company commander for the military police company patrolling the Port of Algiers. After World War II, he returned to the United States. When the Korean War started he was on duty at Fort Missoula. His battlefield commission was restored and he served in Korea as an officer, receiving the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and various other medals of honor while serving. In 1954 he returned to the USA and went to Fort Benning, Ga.
In 1955 he was involved with the National Rifle Team and served as a member and coach. He won the following matches: 1956 Sixth Army Championship, All Army Championship; 1957 Alaska, All Army and National Championship; 1958-1962 National Championship. He also holds the Minnesota National Guard Distinguished Markmanship Badge and Army Distinguished Marksmanship Badge. He retired from active service as a lieutenant colonel in 1961. He then moved to Washington and fished commercially for a number of years.
His greatest joys during his retirement period were hosting his entire family each summer during the salmon, clamming and crabbing seasons, and returning to Montana for Christmas to be with his family.
Raynold was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Johnny, a sister Naomi, the mother of his children, Marjorie, his son Tom, and great- grandchildren Annette and Landon.
He is survived by his children James and Beverly, Carole and Jack Lovell, John and Goldie, Pattie and Fred Raunig, and Brian Mitchell of Lacey, Wash.; sisters Lillian, Berdina, Judy, Becky and Barbara; brother, Boyd; grandchildren Kari, Tammy, Tom, Rob, Jimmy, Jami, Jace, Frank, Kelly, Brent, Cory, Andy, Shaun and Freddy; great-grandchildren McKenzie, Connor, Jackson, Jacob, Ashley, Andrea, Alexia Ray, Tom, Tyler, Cody, Jordan, Blaine, Brandon, Lacy, Brady, Taylor and Dylan.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Aberdeen, Wash.
A memorial service will be held in Missoula at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Garden City Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Garden City Funeral Home and Crematory.
Armin C. Senne
MISSOULA - Memorial services for Armin C. Senne, 80, of Missoula will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Malletta Family of Funeral Homes, Sunset Chapel, 7405 Mullan Road. Inurnment will follow at Sunset Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Senne, 80, of Missoula, died Oct. 21 in Missoula.
Thom C. Thomson
HAMILTON - Thom C. Thomson, 48, of Hamilton died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Community Medical Center in Missoula.
He was born on April 23, 1950, in Los Angeles, the son of the late Morten and Christina Holwill Thomson.
Tom worked as a seasonal employee for the Forest Service in the Bitterroot. For the past few years he was self-employed as a sawyer.
Survivors include his wife, Georgia of Hamilton; son Jeb Thomson of Woodland, Wash.; sisters Jeanne Thomson of Darby, Christine and husband Gen. G. Barney Rawlings of Logan, Utah; brother Charles Puff of Tooele, Utah; and several nieces and nephews.
No formal public service will be held. Private family urn placement will take place at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Daly-Leach Chapel in Hamilton.
Kye Trout Jr.
WHITEFISH - Kye Trout Jr., 81, died Nov. 3, 1998, in Whitefish.
He is survived by his son Steven; daughter Kathy; sisters Rita Kline and Dorothy Hickman.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Gene Trout.
orial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, at Austin Funeral Home in Whitefish.
The family prefers memorials to the Alzheimer's Association. Cards can be sent to P.O. Box 1376, Bismarck, N.D. 58502.