The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Ruth Kountz Habeger


November 30, 2016

Ruth Kountz Habeger of Bozeman, formally a 60 year resident of Billings, Montana went home to be with the Lord Monday, November 28, 2016, at the age of 97.

Ruth was born on May 14, 1919, in Whitehall, Montana to Frank and Charlotte Cogdill Kountz, pioneer ranchers in the Jefferson, Madison, and the Gallatin Valley.

She attended Whitehall High School and graduated in 1938. Following graduation Ruth attended Montana State College, now Montana State University and graduated with a bachelors of science in bacteriology. She served a year internship at the old Murray Hospital in Butte...

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