In Memory

Robert May (Water Tender) - Class of 2004 VIEW PROFILE

MISSOULA - Robert Dennis May, 59, of Missoula, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at St. Patrick Hospital.

He was born Jan. 24, 1945, in Anaconda, the son of Martin J. and Mary L. (Wicke) May. He attended St. Peter's grade school and Anaconda Central High School, where he played football.

He was in the U.S. Navy as a machinist mate from 1963-1970.

He held various jobs, including delivery man for Meadow Gold, car man for Burlington Northern and the last 20 years at Smurfit-Stone Container in the Recovery Department. He was an active union member.

He was a caring, loving husband, father and brother. He was proud of his Irish heritage, enjoyed working with his children's football and wrestling teams, working with his hands with wood, horses, hunting and fishing. He was also an avid sports fan, particularly sports in which his children were involved.

He married the love of his life, Kathy J. Seitz, and they had three beautiful children.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Thomas, William, Bernard and Daniel.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy at the family home; daughter, Adriann of Missoula; sons, Kristopher, USN, Silverdale, Wash., and Gregory of Billings; brothers, Martin (Anita) of Salinas, Calif., Don (Dolores) of Anaconda, Bert (Marge) of Whitefish; sisters, Maureen Parrow of Anaconda and Kay (Allen) Boswell of Basin; brothers-in-law, Larry (Mary Ann) Seitz of Great Falls and Wayne Seitz of Missoula; sisters-in-law, Doreen Whitney of Salt Lake City and Marcia Seymour of Missoula; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Viewing was held Sunday, March 14, at Garden City Funeral Home and followed by a vigil service at 7:15 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection was held at 10 a.m., March 15 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with burial afterward ing at Sunset Memorial Cemetery. A reception followed back at church in Reidy Hall, to which all were invited.

Pallbearers were Frank Dana, Ron Cook, Tom Dutton, Dick Moreni, John Chaussee, Randy Jolleff and Ken Thormahlein.

Rest in Peace dear Friend.


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