Anthony Krumheuer
B: 1947-03-24
D: 2020-12-01
View Details
Krumheuer, Anthony
Gary Race
B: 1938-08-27
D: 2020-11-29
View Details
Race, Gary
Carmen Gonzalez
B: 1926-11-09
D: 2020-11-29
View Details
Gonzalez, Carmen
Dixie Wallis
B: 1948-12-03
D: 2020-11-28
View Details
Wallis, Dixie
Larry Amstutz
B: 1950-11-28
D: 2020-11-27
View Details
Amstutz, Larry
Brian Arneson
B: 1970-08-07
D: 2020-11-24
View Details
Arneson, Brian
Wladyslawa Blonska
B: 1931-09-08
D: 2020-11-23
View Details
Blonska, Wladyslawa
Ebodio Dominguez
B: 1961-05-06
D: 2020-11-23
View Details
Dominguez, Ebodio
Edward James
B: 1940-10-10
D: 2020-11-23
View Details
James, Edward
Joseph Gustafson
B: 1921-11-07
D: 2020-11-22
View Details
Gustafson, Joseph
Pedro Hernandez Jr.
B: 1941-07-18
D: 2020-11-22
View Details
Hernandez Jr., Pedro
Wayne Hofferber
B: 1938-07-06
D: 2020-11-22
View Details
Hofferber, Wayne
Donald Weigum
B: 1934-08-15
D: 2020-11-21
View Details
Weigum, Donald
Riley Hutchens
B: 1995-11-08
D: 2020-11-20
View Details
Hutchens, Riley
Sharon Sullivan
B: 1941-02-21
D: 2020-11-19
View Details
Sullivan, Sharon
June Collins
B: 1946-07-03
D: 2020-11-17
View Details
Collins, June
Laura Harris
B: 1927-03-29
D: 2020-11-17
View Details
Harris, Laura
Mardele Maryott
B: 1934-02-18
D: 2020-11-16
View Details
Maryott, Mardele
Lana Moriarity-Ready
B: 1948-04-02
D: 2020-11-16
View Details
Moriarity-Ready, Lana
Wanda LaTray
B: 1962-06-17
D: 2020-11-16
View Details
LaTray, Wanda
Evelyn Lile
B: 1927-05-15
D: 2020-11-15
View Details
Lile, Evelyn


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
925 S 27th Street
Phone: 406-245-6427
Fax: 406-259-3558
Thomas Halvorson

Thomas Halvorson

Friday, June 10th, 1938 - Thursday, November 5th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Thomas Halvorson, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Thomas Halvorson

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Thomas's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Thomas's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.


Thomas M. Halvorson, formerly of Scobey, passed away on November 5, 2020 at the age 82 in Billings, Montana. His battle with several medical issues through the years showed his courage in facing life’s challenges with a smile and a quick-witted joke. Despite the pain, Tom came out a hero and stayed strong until the end.
Tom was born in Scobey on June 10, 1938 to Sophie & Ernie Halvorson. After graduating from Scobey High School in 1956, Tom went on to serve his country in the Army, stationed on Oahu, Hawaii from December 1959 to March 1962. Tom returned home to Scobey, where he built a lifetime of memories and friends through his involvement in the community. Tom would often share fond memories of life in Daniels County, highlighted by his work with Bush Decorating Service for over 20 years and retiring from Nemont Telephone Cooperative after 24 years. He helped to establish the curling rink, served as a member of the Saddle Club, volunteered with the Scobey Fire Department for 24 ½ years, and participated for several years in the Northeastern Montana Wagon Train. Tom also worked rawhide with his good friend Bill Michel, crafting ropes and bridals. Tom grew up playing cards and was a sought-after card partner.
Tom married his wife, Linda, on July 27, 1975 in Miles City. Their courtship started out with dancing, which they continued to enjoy for many years. Together, Tom and Linda shared 45 years dedicated to raising their two daughters, Jenny and Ivy. Family camping trips, holiday traditions, barbequing and family game nights were among Tom’s favorite activities and memories. With the arrival of grandchildren, Tom became “Papa Halvorson”, and cherished the role with love, patience and sage advice for the kids. Papa shared a special bond with “Muncho” Garrett, and always looked forward to visits with Madison and Hayden. Above all, Tom was proud of his family.
Tom was naturally gifted with his gardening talents, which were always on display with beautiful flowers and a perfectly manicured lawn. Tom was equally talented with painting, making even the most difficult jobs seem easy. After participating in high school basketball, and curling and team roping as a young adult, Tom went on to become an avid spectator of sports. His favorites were local football, basketball, baseball and rodeo. Tom had been a season ticket holder of the Billings Mustangs baseball team for several years and always looked forward to attending games every summer.
Tom is survived by his wife Linda; daughter Jenny (Tom) and children Madison and Hayden of Southern California; daughter Ivy and her son Garrett of Wyoming; nieces and nephews Tom, Jon, Kristy and Mary; and several cousins. Tom is predeceased by his parents Sophie and Ernie, siblings Ernest “Slick” Halvorson and Beverly Kennedy; and his Aunt & Uncle, Christina & Andy Veis.
A family memorial service will be held at King of Glory Lutheran Church in Billings and burial in Scobey at a later date. Memorials may be given in his honor to King of Glory Lutheran Church or Scobey Lutheran Church.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Thomas Halvorson, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Service

    King of Glory Lutheran Church
    4125 Grand Ave
    BILLINGS, MT 59106
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Private service due to Covid-19


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Thomas here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Thomas
0 trees have been planted in memory of Thomas Halvorson

Julie Beck

Posted at 11:40am
Hugs & prayers to Linda, Jenny & Ivy. I have fond memories of Tom while visiting Montana. He loved camping, playing cards, attending Mustang games & telling jokes.

Cathy and Steve Deines

Posted at 03:24pm
So sorry for your loss. Take care

Steve Thronson

Posted at 11:11pm
Linda, Jenny, Ivy and family you are in our thoughts and prayers. Tom will be greatly missed but I believe he is in a much better place now. Please let me know if we can help with anything.

Kristy Kennedy

Posted at 06:12pm
Rest In Peace Uncle Tom
We will mourn and miss you. You taught us to drive and ride a horse and we spent many fun summers in Scobey.

Jo Fried

Posted at 03:07pm
We are going to miss Tom so much. He has been a wonderful neighbor and friend to us. Living right across the street from Tom and Linda has been a blessing. We have a beautiful view of his manicured lawn and gorgeous flowers. We especially enjoyed his bright begonias and breathtaking hibiscus! He gave us some seeds from his hibiscus plants so hopefully we can get them to grow like he did....but I doubt thumb is not as green as his was!! But we'll try. Love and Prayers, Ken & Jo

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each