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Peggy Maichel
July 31, 1928 ~
August 05, 2018
Date of Service: August 14, 2018

Edward Komara
October 16, 1943 ~
July 30, 2018
Date of Service: August 16, 2018

Ronald Brandt
June 10, 1946 ~
June 27, 2018
Date of Service: August 25, 2018

Thomas Halpin
August 15, 1935 ~
May 19, 2018
Date of Service: August 26, 2018

Evelyn Halpin
August 14, 1937 ~
July 23, 2018
Date of Service: August 26, 2018

Joe Litle
October 1, 1921 ~
August 11, 2018

Doris Carr
September 11, 1934 ~
August 01, 2018

Steven Christensen
August 2, 1961 ~
July 28, 2018

Pamela Whitmore
November 7, 1953 ~
July 28, 2018

Angie Anderson
April 9, 1971 ~
July 27, 2018

Gary Hagen
December 31, 1940 ~
July 24, 2018

Louise Hires
June 10, 1937 ~
July 24, 2018


James Schloss

October 21, 1945 ~ April 21, 2018

Service: April 26, 2018 11:00 AM
   Location: Sunset Hills Cemetery
Graveside Service: April 26, 2018 11:00 AM
   Location: Sunset Hills Cemetery

James Edward Schloss, 72, passed away April 21, 2018, at his home in Belgrade, Montana, with his family surrounding him.  He strongly battled cancer for many years.

Jim was brought into this world October 21, 1945, son of Jacob and Eva Schloss and was one of six children. He was raised on the family farm in Dickinson, North Dakota.  Jim attended school in Dickinson and graduated from Campus High School in 1963. He met the love of his life, Sheri, in high school. They were married April 11, 1966. They recently celebrated their 52nd Wedding Anniversary.

Jim worked for Buttrey Food in the bakery and that job took him and his family to Miles City, Billings, Great Falls, and Bozeman before planting their roots for good in Belgrade in 1973. They moved only once after that and it was just down the street in a house they both dearly love.  After 30 years of being a Baker, Jim hung up his Baker's hat and put on a carpenter’s apron. Jim worked for Centermark

Industries as a cabinet builder for 16 years before he retired in 2010. Jim was a natural at carpentry and woodwork, and it was a hobby of his that turned into a job he loved.

Jim loved spending time with his family. He would pack up the family when they were young and go hiking, fishing, and camping. Jim had such a love and respect for the outdoors and nature and often said he would never leave the Gallatin Valley. This love of the outdoors was passed onto his children. Jim was also an avid reader, ice fisherman, and hunter and in his later years, hunted agates on the Yellowstone River to cut and make jewelry for his girls. Most recently, in the summer, you could find Jim sitting outside on the deck just enjoying the outdoors.

Jim was quiet by nature, but he was an exceptional listener. Jim’s personality showed compassion strength, patience, and wisdom.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Eva Schloss; sister, Agnes Malory; sister-in-law, Lucille Schloss; and a niece; and a nephew.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sheri Schloss; his three daughters, Susan Ann Schloss of Billings, Yvonne Marie Carr (Joe) of Miles City, Carol Jean Schloss of Bozeman; his grandchildren, Markus and Mason Klewin of Bozeman and Julianna and Louisa Carr of Miles City.  He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Dennis (Sheila) Schloss of Dickinson, ND; Art Schloss of Napoleon, ND; Diane Schloss of Dickinson ND; and Rita Schloss of Dickinson, ND; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Great was his life that was so touched by God that it will forever live in the hearts of those who were so blessed to have been the recipients of Jim’s love.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 26th at 11 a.m. at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Bozeman.  A Celebration of Jim’s life will follow at the family home in Belgrade.


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