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Laurence Duncan Molzhon

 

February 1, 2018

Laurence Duncan Molzhon left this world to be with the Lord on the morning of January 25, 2018.

He was born November 9, 1932, near Vida, Mont., at the family homestead. He spent his younger years in eastern Montana before his family moved to western Montana, to the Ronan/Pablo area, for health reasons. He only went to school to the beginning of the 9th grade, then decided to get his education, as he put it, working for many ranchers, farmers and loggers.

In 1962, Laurence and his wife Lillian moved their family to Trout Creek where they lived for about seven years. They then moved to the current family home on Blue Slide Road in Thompson Falls. He lived there until he passed away. After Laurence moved to the Blue Slide, he and Lillian farmed and ranched and made a beautiful home for their family. Lillian passed away June 7, 2005.

Laurence is survived by his children: Laurence "Pete"(Kelli) Molzhon of Spokane , Wash.; Laura "Sis" Lumley of Paradise, Mont.; Samie (Vern) Helvey of Thompson Falls, Mont.; and Brian(Maria) Molzhon of Thompson Falls, Mont.; stepchildren, Lynn (Brenda) Wold of Hamilton, Mont.; Cynthia(Larry) Parker of Big Arm, Mont.; David (Cheryl) Dorman of Columbia Falls, Mont.; and his longtime companion Nancy Sagan and her children.

He also is survived by 31 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren; brothers George (Toni) of Ronan, Mont.; Mike (Donna) of Ronan, Mont.; sisters Anella of Great Falls, Mont.; Pat (Sonny) of Lewistown, Mont.; Letha (Jim) Morgan of Pablo, Mont.

He is preceeded in death by his beloved wife Lillian Molzhon; parents Antone and Adella Molzhon; brother Al Molzhon; sisters Mary Ashley and Joanne Cleary; stepdaughter A. Loretta Green; stepson Randy Dorman; and step grandson Jeffrey Walters.

Laurence loved being a cattle rancher, logger, hunter and doing anything outdoors. Laurence was a family man who is loved by many and will be missed greatly.

 

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