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Services & Obituaries

Mary Simmons
January 25, 1926 ~
January 10, 2019
Date of Service: January 15, 2019

Marilyn A. Carter
January 16, 1939 ~
January 12, 2019
Date of Service: January 17, 2019

Berdena Ulmer
November 3, 1923 ~
December 24, 2018
Date of Service: January 18, 2019

Wallace Weber
November 12, 1937 ~
January 09, 2019

Roberta Brown
April 6, 1968 ~
January 08, 2019

Michael Bashore
October 6, 1951 ~
January 08, 2019

David Ng
December 24, 1942 ~
January 07, 2019

Stanley Gromek
March 30, 1922 ~
January 07, 2019

Viola Green
December 10, 1952 ~
January 06, 2019

David Gould
January 7, 1963 ~
January 05, 2019


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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