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George R. Werth

May 31, 1955 ~ January 20, 2021 (age 65)


George R. Werth was born in Hays Kansas on May 31, 1955. Son of Richard R. Werth and Mildred E. (Orth) Werth. He passed away in his home in Cut Bank, Montana on January 20, 2021

George graduated from Ellis high school in Kansas and, after graduating, started his phone company career on July 19, 1973 as a telephone operator. He held many positions at Southwestern Bell and later with at&t. He finished his career as system technician network services, retiring after 38 years on march 31, 2012.

After visiting relatives in Montana for many years, George purchased a second home in Cut Bank, Montana where he shared his love of Big Sky Country and the Hutterite colonies with many friends and family members. 

He loved to go fishing, Ice fishing was his favorite. George had, as he called them, many toys including his love of corvettes. People who knew George knew of his generosity. He had a soft spot in his heart for children and the elderly. A great man in so many ways

He married Bonnie Giest Dinkel on May 19th, 2006 in Colby, Kansas.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie of the home; mother, Mildred Werth, Ellis KS; brother, Allen (Cheryl) Werth of Hays, KS; sisters, Vivian (Bill) Zimmerman of Hays, KS and Linda Werth of Oklahoma City, OK; step children, Tara Tate, Fort Collins, CO, Joe (Julianne) Dinkel of Canon City, CO, Irvin Dinkel, Denver, CO and Stephen Dinkel of Oklahoma City, OK; step grandchildren, Abigail and Noah Tate, and his beloved Corgi Phoebe.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard; infant sister, Margery; paternal grandparents, Fidelis and Pauline Werth; maternal grandparents, Martin and Teresa Orth.

Memorials will be given to Sacred Heart church in Colby, Kansas and St. Margaret Catholic church in Cut Bank, Montana. 

Visitation for George will be held Monday, January 25th at Whitted Funeral Chapel Cut Bank from 5 to7pm.

Funeral mass for George will take place the Tuesday, January 26th at St. Margaret's Catholic Church at 10:30 AM.


Those wishing to view the funeral mass remotely may use this link to join the service via Zoom.

There will also be a memorial service in Colby, Kansas at Sacred Heart Church on February 15th




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January 25, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Whitted Funeral Chapel - Cut Bank
130 6th Ave SE
Cut Bank, MT 59427

Funeral Mass
January 26, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Margaret s Catholic Church
129 2nd Ave SE
Cut Bank, Mt 59427

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