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Russell Lee Vergason

August 22, 1956 — September 29, 2022

Russell Vergason also known as "Russ" died peacefully in his home on September 29, 2022 in Lewistown, MT. 

Russ was born to Iris and Frank Vergason of Lewistown, MT. On August 22,1956. Russ spent some of his life in Washington and New York and finished out his life back in his hometown Lewistown. Russ was known for riding his bike everywhere, making fishing weights, fixing bikes, fishing, spending time with his cats especially Bangee, his friend Art Heath whom he knew for over 50 years amongst other friends. 

Russ is Survived by his siblings- Alan Vergason, Cindy Burch (Greg Burch), Sandy Struck (Russel Struck), Ron Goery (Karen Goery). Nephews and Nieces - Julie Shick, Kristopher Thatcher, Justin and Josh Vergason, Gregory, Jonathon, Christopher, Cody Burch and Numerous family and friends.

Russ is proceeded in death by his mother and father Iris and Frank Vergason. Russ was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Potluck with celebration of life to be held on Saturday, June 10th, 2023 from 1-3 pm at Judith Mountain Players, 307 W Barnes in Lewistown.

Memorials may be made to Saving Animals from Euthanasia S.A.F.E., Cloyd Funeral Home for the funeral costs (payments can be made at or to the charity of your choice. Condolences for the family may be posted online at

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

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