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925 S 27th Street
BILLINGS, MT 59101
Phone: 406-245-6427
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Richard Schottlaender

Richard Carl "Dick" Schottlaender

Tuesday, November 29th, 1932 - Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Obituary

On the early morning of Sunday, July 26, 2020 at the age of 87, Richard Carl (Dick) Schottlaender passed quietly in his sleep to go to heaven due to complications of a recent stroke and COPD.
Rich was born November 29, 1932, in South Milwaukee, WI. After high school, he enlisted in the army and served in the Korean War for two years in Japan. After an honorable discharge, he attended Carroll College in Waukesha, WI and obtained a degree in Biology. It is here that he met and fell in love with Peggy Starin, and they were married July 14, 1956. He worked in heavy construction for Allis Chalmers, which later became Fiat-Allis as a service rep and moved into sales for the same company, traveling all over the country. Near the end of his career, he worked for Motor Works as a remanufactured engine sales representative, serving Montana after then he worked for Northern Line Layers.
His interests in life included hunting, fishing, gun collecting and antique cars. He was in the process of restoring a 1922 Model T Ford (if anyone is interested in resuming this project, let us know). He loved to help and lend a hand to anyone with a need, especially the elderly. He and Peg have been active members of Faith Builders at Faith E for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Peg and three daughters: Denise (Pat) Lemke, Aileen (Jon) Rogers, Michelle (Wade) Pickering and five grandchildren Kelli (Mitch) Wardell, Gage and Austin Pickering, Kim Lemke, and Codi Rogers.
Memorials may be sent in his honor to the Special K Ranch, Blue Creek fire department, IDEA or a charity of choice.
Services will be held at Faith E 3145 Sweetwater Dr. Billings, MT on Wednesday August 5 at 11:00 A.M. Condolences may be shared online at smithfuneralchapels.com.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Faith Evangelical Church
    Address
    3145 Sweetwater Drive
    BILLINGS, MT 59102
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    Notes
    Luncheon to follow
  • Interment

    Location
    Yellowstone National Cemetery
    Address
    55 Buffalo Hill Trail
    LAUREL, MT
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Ann Barsness

Posted at 02:19pm
So sorry for your loss Peg. I am not able to come to the service today but know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Ann & Erl Barsness
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Ron Kroshus

Posted at 09:21am
Sorry to here about Dicks passing. I meet Dick thru Don Bottrell when Don and Dick together in the heavy equipment sales.business. Dick is in heaven now still working on Fiat Allis .
Rest in Peace my freind.
Ron and linda Kroshus

Cyndi Koss

Posted at 09:17pm
I always enjoyed hanging out and talking to Uncle Rich! I talked to him last year and he had just been down to Wyoming to see UP's big steam locomotive making its trip across the country. Sounds like he was living his life to the fullest as long as he could. I will sure miss him!!!
Don Jonuska
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Susie Cooper Linnell

Posted at 10:27am
I'm so sorry for your loss Peg and girls. Dick was a part of my life on Blue Creek as we
both shared time on the school board. God bless all of you and may warm memories
help you through your grief. Susie Cooper Linnell
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Bill Zehender

Posted at 02:43pm
I met Dick when we were together in Allis -Chalmers training program in Cedar Rapids,Iowa and Springfield, Illinois in 1962 and 1963 and worked with him for many years after that. He was always well liked and respected by the A/C crew and then went on to live the good life in Montana.
It was a shock today to hear of his passing and although i did not know his family I wish them the best.

Bill Zehender

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