Stratton, age 90, passed away on February 15th, 2018, in Billings, Montana.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock, February 24th, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary.
Her Montana family includes her sister, Helen Lauckner Heikens (husband-Bob), brothers Andy (wife-Jamie) and Bill Lauckner (wife-Myrna) along with numerous treasured nieces and nephews.
Jo knew how to work hard, in fact, she was most happy when busily working and serving others.
After attending college, Myron was rehired by the railroad and worked for many years, as a dispatcher along Montana’s hi-line, before retiring in 1992. Al is preceded in death by his mother and father; his brother Ralph Martin and is great-granddaughter Victoria Martin. Inurnment will take place at Highland Cemetery following the service. He was born on November 18, 1960 the oldest of seven children. When he was hired on with BNSF and worked out of Shelby, Cut Bank, Havre, Glasgow and Wolf Point calling crews. Survivors include five siblings, Shannon and his wife, Jennifer, Derwin, Denise, Robert and his wife, Helen, Danial and his wife, Nicole.
Myron enjoyed traveling as well as collecting trains and cars. Al is survived by his wife Alpha; children Twila Martin, Tracy (Ralph) Arnold, Terri (Tony) Peterschick, Teddi (Brent) Shorten, Randy (Lisa) Martin, Tamara Teitelbaum and Tina (Mike) Daggett; nineteen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Terry greatest joy was his siblings and nieces and nephews. Nieces and nephews, Noah, Lucas, Raina, Kathryne (Quentin), Nikki (Brad), Aby, Duane, Liberty, Thaison (Kimberly), Samara and Sierra, Phoenix (Rocio), Mythias and Mykhia, Mark and Maria, great-nephews and great-nieces, Madison, Hayden, Taylor and Craig and Samirah, Lillyanna, Tristan, Jaxon, Noah, Hiro. Jo attended twelve years of school, graduating from Nashua School, in Nashua, Montana.
Myron was preceded in death by his parents, Myron O. One uncle, Darrell Cole; and two aunts, Beryl De Tienne and Tess Watterud. Josephine “ Jo” Marie Lauckner Dorsey - 81Josephine “Jo” Dorsey was born on November 24, 1936 in Glasgow, Montana. She continued her education studying business in Fargo, North Dakota. They enjoyed 52 years of marriage before John passed away on February 18, 2013.
She moved to Billings, Montana in August of 2015 to be closer to medical care.Jo enjoyed spending time with her large extended family and former co-workers as well as many of the public she knew from working in Glasgow.When visiting her Arizona family, she could often be found in the backyard near the grapefruit or lemon tree enjoying a fresh snack while throwing the ball for Aussie (the family dog) or cheering at one of her grandkids’ sporting events.After high school, Debbie moved to Billings, briefly, to attend college, but Jordan called her home.Debbie married Monte Billing in 1984 and their son, Lane, was born in 1987.Myron attended two years of high school and then enlisted in the Navy in July of 1945 at the age of 17. Myron’s family wishes to thank The Springs at Grand Park and River Stone Hospice for giving him a loving home and excellent care.