Myron (Bud) G. Reese, 88, of Billings, MT died September 2, 2019 at Morningstar Retirement center surrounded by family. Myron was born March 1, 1931 in Breckenridge, MN to Glen and Margaret (Meyer) Reese. Myron was the 2nd eldest of 6 siblings. Myron graduated from Fairmount High School in 1949. He married Gloria M. Swanson on June 8, 1951 in Fairmont, ND. Myron worked for the local Farmer’s Union in Fairmount, ND. He was then named manager of Embden North Dakota Farmer’s Union and lived there with his family for 10 years. Myron was then named manager of the Oakes North Dakota Farmer’s Union. The family moved to Oakes, ND in 1966. During Myron’s time in Oakes, he was involved with the Oakes City Council, Oakes Chamber of Commerce, Oakes Fire Department and Oakes Golf Course. In 1976 Myron and Gloria moved to Billings, MT where Myron was named a Sales Representative for the Cenex Corporation. Myron retried from the Cenex Corporation on December 22, 1986.
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Myron had 3 children. Wayne (Sandra) Reese of Laurel, MT, Wanda Hall (Rick) of Oxbow, ND and Dean (Rhonda) Reese of Bismarck, ND. He had 7 grandchildren. Jennifer Sitzman (Dale) Park City, MT, Tricia O’Neil (Keith) Laurel, MT, Michael Reese (deceased), Nicole Hall Denver, CO, Erin Hall Denver, CO, Brady (Jackie) Reese Harker Heights, TX and Morgan Reese Bismarck, ND. Myron had 6 great grandchildren. Ashley, Abby and Aaron Sitzman Park City, MT, Michael O’Neil Laurel, MT and Caryn and Logan Reese Harker Heights, TX.
Myron was preceded in death by his parents Glen Reese and Margaret (Reese) Ennen, stepfather Alvis Ennen, sisters Margaret and Mary Reese and grandson Michael Reese. Myron is survived by his wife Gloria M. Reese Billings, MT, son Wayne Reese (Sandra) Laurel, MT, daughter Wanda Hall (Rick) Oxbow, ND, son Dean Reese (Rhonda) Bismarck, ND, 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
A service for family and friends will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 (2:00 PM viewing and 3:00 PM Service) at Smith Funeral Chapel in Laurel, MT. Memorials are suggested to Compassus Hospice, 2110 Overland Ave Suite 111, Billings, MT 59102.