Richard Lee Hammel 66 of Harlowton passed away peacefully at his home on December 8, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Richard’s positive attitude never wavered during his long battle with cancer. Richard was born May 3, 1947 in Basin, WY the son of Donald C. and Virginia M. (Abney) Hammel.

William "Dale" Schmeling 85 of Harlowton passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on December 7th, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born July 1st, 1928 on a homestead near Shawmut, MT the son of James Edward and Martha Louise (Townsend) Schmeling. He attended school in Harlowton graduating from Harlowton High School in 1946.