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Cleto H. Perry 59 of Ryegate passed away Saturday evening, January 18th, 2020 at his home of natural causes. He was born July 3, 1960 in Livingston, Montana. The family moved around while he was growing up. In 1978 he joined the United States Army receiving his honorable discharge as Sergeant in 1982. He settled in the Ryegate area working as a cook for the last 12 years. He was united in marriage to Barbara Hartwick on October 16, 2017 in Roundup, MT. They made their home in Ryegate.

He loving cooking, singing music, had a great sense of humor and was very fun loving. He will be remembered fondly and missed by his many friends, co-workers and family.

He is survived by his wife Barbara of Ryegate; mom and dad Lyle and Neva Perry of Lewistown; father Dwight Riley of Ryegate, MT; daughters Aubrey, Savannah and Vanessa; step-children Joe Shaw and Hugh Shaw; brother Jack (Robin) Perry; nephew Ethan Perry.

He was preceded in death by one brother Bucky and one sister Cindy.

A Celebration of Life for Cleto Perry will 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at the Ryegate Bar & Café in Ryegate, MT. The Perkins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Friends are asked to make memorials to the charity of their choice and they may be left with the Perkins Funeral Home, PO Box 313 Harlowton, MT 59036. Condolences for the family may be posted on-line at

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