Obituary: Clifford Chester DeZort

He was born on June 21, 1932, in Cut Bank
Posted at 3:41 PM, Sep 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 17:48:02-04

Clifford Chester DeZort quietly passed away on September 5, 2019, at Peace Hospice in Great Falls.

He was born on June 21, 1932, in Cut Bank, MT to Chet and Dorothy DeZort. Cliff attended Meadowbrook School in North Cut Bank for grades 1 through 8. He attended Cut Bank High School for three years. He moved to Fairfield for his senior year.

After returning to Cut Bank and working as a farmhand for one year, Cliff enlisted in the Air Force. He attended basic training in Texas and Colorado. On August 3, 1952, Cliff married Lois Fee. She joined him while he served 4 years in the Air Force. It was while they were stationed at Smokey Hill Air Force Base in Kansas that their son, David was born.

Cliff and Lois returned to Fairfield and Cliff was employed at Hughes Implement, Teton Implement, and 3 Rivers Telephone. At this time their second child, Dianne was born.

During these 39 years of service at 3 Rivers, he made many life-long friends. He always talked about how much he loved his job.

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