William “Dean” Newton, 85, beloved husband, father, friend, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.
A Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Lewistown. Military honors will be presented by the Fergus American Legion Post #16 and the Montana Honor Guard.
He was born on June 14, 1928, in Hobson, Mont., to William W. Newton and Annie (McLellan) Newton. His father died of cancer at the age of 46 in 1945, but Annie lived into her nineties and died in 1992.
Known as Billy Dean, when just 2 years old he rolled waxed bread paper into a pretend cig...