Alice Irene Buhler died Sept. 23, 2012 at the age of 79.
Alice was born to Anna Mary Hutton and Wayne D. Baker on Feb. 13, 1933 in Cameron, Mo. Shortly after, her parents and two older siblings moved to Powell, where her father began farming. She was one of 11 children and graduated from Powell High School in 1951 where she was salutatorian.
Laurene H. (Hickel) Ibarra of Billings, Mont. died on Sept. 27, 2012 at home with loved ones. She was 58.
Laurene “Lu” was born April 13, 1954 in Wolf Point, Mont. to Raymond and Rosalie Hickel. Lu was raised and went to school in Wolf Point, then moved to Billings in the mid 1970s. Billings would become her home.