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Ralph West Weller

November 29, 1932 February 2, 2023
Ralph West Weller
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Ralph West Weller, 90, of Big Timber passed away Thursday February 2, 2023 at the Pioneer Medical Center.

Ralph was born November 29, 1932 in Denver, Colorado to Clifford R. and Hazel (Burke) Weller. The family moved to Montana in 1945, ranching on the Main Boulder.

Ralph attended the Dutton School, along with the three Brownlee girls, who were the only other students.

Ralph attended Sweet Grass County High School and had become smitten with Betty Brownlee, they married in 1953.

Ralph and Betty raised their three children on the ranch.

Ralph enjoyed riding his horses and tending to his cattle, sheep and pigs and he enjoyed building and repairing things around the ranch. He also worked part-time at Vaughn Market cutting meat, and was a member of the Sweet Grass County Sheriff’s Posse.

Ralph is preceded in death by his parents; Cliff and Hazel, brothers; Charles and Cliff, sister Jane Mendenhall, sons; Russ and Chuck, and his daughter-in-law Lisa Berg Weller.

He is survived by his wife Betty, daughter Betty Ann (Lyle) Stenberg, daughter-in-law Jane (Rob) Hallquist, 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will be held.

The family invites you to Lyle and Betty Ann Stenberg’s home at 90A Otter Creek Road between 1 and 5pm Saturday February 11 to reminisce and share stories of Ralph’s 90 years.

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1:00 PM 2/11/2023 1:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 2/11/2023 5:00:00 PM
Lyle And Betty Ann Stenberg Residence

90A Otter Creek Road
Big Timber, MT 59011

Lyle And Betty Ann Stenberg Residence
90A Otter Creek Road Big Timber 59011 MT
United States

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