Harold William Jenrich


Harold William Jenrich, 84, of Cohagen, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs.

Mr. Jenrich was born on Aug. 29, 1929, to his mother, Ruth A. Jenrich, in Forsyth. He attended school in Colstrip. 

He joined the United States Navy in 1947, serving until he was honorably discharged in 1951. In 1949, he and Shirley Ann Ostrum were married in Forsyth. To this marriage two children were born, Butch and Cheryl. 

Mr. Jenrich married Helen Barnes in Belle Fourche, S.D. in 1968.

He worked various jobs during his lifetime. Mr. Jenrich worked for the Forsyth Police Department for three years, the Worland Police Department for two years, and ranched for more than 21 years at the Palm Ranch. He found enjoyment in playing golf, fishing, and was an avid hunter.

His survivors include his son, Butch (Jean) Jenrich of Nashua; one daughter, Cheryl (Donnie) Dietz of Fargo, N.D.; a step-daughter, Kay (Jerry) Collins of Cohagen; step-sons, Jim Barnes of Miles City, Allen (Karen) Barnes of Jordan and Bob Barnes of Roanoke, La.; and numerous grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley; his wife, Helen; his brother, Robert Winters; his mother, Ruth; and his grandparents, Robert and Cora.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 1 p.m. in Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City with full military honors. Interment will follow in the Cohagen Cemetery. There will be no graveside service.

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