Mitchel Bengochea, 78, passed away from natural causes on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, while working on his farm north of Nashua, Mont.
He was born on Dec. 16, 1935, in Glasgow, the son of Antonio and Concepcion (Burcavcae) Bengochea. He attended schools in Tampico, the Grain community and Nashua High School.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1958, serving in Korea. After returning home, he attended Montana State University in Bozeman and then worked at the Glasgow Air Force Base while starting his career in agriculture raising sheep, hereford cattle and wheat.
On April 28, 1962, he ma...