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Eugene Lewis 'Gene' Forster

June 2, 1938 January 26, 2022
Eugene Lewis 'Gene' Forster
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Obituary for Eugene Lewis 'Gene' Forster

Eugene (Gene) Lewis Forster Passed away on Wednesday, January 26th, 2022, at the Pioneer Medical Center in Big Timber.

Gene was born to Rudolf L. and Beulah Esp Forster on June 2, 1938, in Big Timber.

He grew up on the family ranch with his brother Ray, in Greycliff Montana.

He had a love and passion for agriculture. He learned about genetics by raising angora rabbits. He used this knowledge to build a successful registered Hereford business throughout his life, while caring for his mother.

In his younger years, he hunted and fished the Yellowstone River. Gene’s love for music was inspired by his mom.

He could sing and play the piano as well. In his later years, he enjoyed friends and family or whoever he could get to come over to sing and play music with him.

Gene will be missed by many, especially Jake Klingensmith and his family.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolf and Beulah Forster, and his niece Kimberly Forster Dedmon.

He is survived by his brother Ray (Karen)Forster,(nieces & families) Kelly (Gregg)Taylor, Jarrod, Abby, Marissa; Shelby, Hunter, Jett; Kerry (Lorn)Forster; Randi (Bryan)Bonander, Jennifer, Rachel, Breiyah. Kimberly’s daughters, Megan, (Chris)Elias, Lani, Addie, Lydia; Caitlin (Taylor)Gatewood, Jack; Lauren (Kyle)Jonas. Also survived by all the other family members and friends.

The memorial will be on Monday, at 3 pm, January 31st at the Greycliff Mill, in Greycliff at the ranch Gene was raised on.
9 Greycliff Creek Ln, Greycliff, MT 59033

Graveside gathering will follow the memorial at the Mountain View Cemetery in
Big Timber.

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Funeral Service

Monday

31

Jan

3:00 PM 1/31/2022 3:00:00 PM - 3:45 PM 1/31/2022 3:45:00 PM
Greycliff Mill

9 Greycliff Creek Lane
Greycliff, MT 59033

Greycliff Mill
9 Greycliff Creek Lane Greycliff 59033 MT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mountain View Cemetery Final Resting Place

West of Big Timber
Big Timber, MT 59011

West of Big Timber Big Timber 59011 MT
United States
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