Jack Lee Styer, 81
Jack Lee Styer, 81, formerly of Roy, Montana, passed away February 25, 2019 at Seeds of Love in Livingston, Montana.
Jack was born on August 2, 1937 in Lewistown, Montana to Edward and Mildred (Ellis) Styer. In 1955, he graduated from Roy High School. On April 17, 1959, Jack married Sandra Kay Pollard and three children were born to their marriage. They later divorced.
Jack went to the state of Washington in the 1950’s; installing electric poles. Most of Jack’s working days though were spent ranching east of Roy, MT until he moved into Lewistown. Jack also worked for Lewistown Livestock for a time and for Dale Small, a stock contractor. Alongside his dad and other Roy locals, Jack helped fence the Crooked Creek Grazing District.
Jack was a member of F.O.E. and the Moose Lodge. He was a very social person. He ran a poker game at the Yogo Inn and Eagles’ Club. He enjoyed golfing, dancing, playing the banjo, mandolin, and guitar, and snow skiing. When he was younger, he enjoyed team roping, bull dogging and horse racing; Jack bought and raced horses. Jack also loved going to his children’s and grandchildren’s basketball and football games!
Jack is preceded in death by his parents, Ed & Mickey Styer; and sister, Alta Mae and Randy Rodencal. He is survived by his children, Mark (Lajette) Styer, Chip (Jennifer) Styer and Jackie Grimsrud; grandchildren, Branden, Brooke, Lacey, Casey, Jason, Jack “Buster”, Kaylee, Kale, and Koby; and five great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, April 19, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Eagles Club. Memorial donations can be made to CMMC Hospice or a charity of your choice.
Creel Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements. Jack’s family and friends can share memories and condolences at www.creelfuneralhome.com