Obituary: Craig Allen Bimler

Craig Allen Bimler was born November 16, 1979
Posted at 2:05 PM, Jan 10, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-11 14:00:27-05

Craig Allen Bimler passed away on December 30, 2022. There will be a Celebration of Life January 28th, 2023, 2pm-6pm at the Stadium Sports Bar.

Craig was born November 16, 1979 to Allen Bimler and Janice Martinson in Billings, Montana. He grew up in Great Falls where he attended CMR. He excelled in everything he set his mind to. Craig was on the cross-country team for four years where he and his teammates went on to be state champs. He was also a track star his senior year, going to the state meet in Butte, MT. He graduated from CMR in 1998 and went on to receive his Bachelor's of Science and Biology from Carroll College in 2002.

He was a salesman for CJD Great Falls and was later promoted to F&I Manager. He was promoted & transferred to Honda of Great Falls as a Sales Manager, then to GSM. Showing his hardworking nature and strong work ethic, Craig worked his way up to be the General Manager at Honda of Great Falls.

Craig enjoyed water skiing, tubing, and driving his boat. Snowmobiling was one of his favorites with his buddies in Cooke City, Mt. He was always looking for a jump to fly off of.

He liked hunting with his dad starting at the age of 10 years old. He also enjoyed bow hunting. Craig’s prized piece was the six-point bull that he and his dad tracked and found. He enjoyed weekend trips on his Harley with his Dad, Pam, and Kelly. He also enjoyed boating with his Mom, Dale, and Kelly on Holter and Hauser lake. Cruz and Coyer were the love of his life. He loved watching them excel in school, sports, and life in general.

Craig Bimler is survived by his parents, Allen (Pam) Bimler and Janice (Dale) Martinson Wolf; sons, Cruz and Coyer; sister, Erin (Megan) Bimler; and stepbrothers, Shaun and Dylan Tatarka, Tyler, Kolby, and Trey Wolf and step-daughter, Mackenzie Johnson.

He is preceded in death by his two grandparents, Robert and Cecilia Bimler, as well as Larry and Rodney Bimler.

Craig’s caregivers are the angels whose tender, loving care helped us through this journey. Thank you to each and every one of you.

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