USA: Montana Deaths


Ann L Gillispie death June 7, 1915 age 24, Montana

Archie B Gillespie death 1959 burial Olivet,  Cascade County, Montana


Bridget Gillespie death Nov 15, 1908 age 65, Montana


Charles Gillispie death July 29, 1915, age 53, Montana

Con Gillispie death Jan 1, 1928 age 42, Montana


David Gillespie death August 16, 1908 age 73, Montana

Delea E Gillespie death 1979 Olivet, Cascade Co, Montana

Donald L Gillespie death Feb 1, 1957 Montana

Dr Donald Leo Gillespie, died Oct 5, 2006 at his home, age 98. He was born Dec 4, 1907 to Patrick and Mary (Mulhern) Gillespie on the family farm. He was educated in that rural community, and stayed two years on the farm following graduation from High School in Whykoff, Minnesota. He attended St Thomas University in St Paul, Minnesota and completed his medical training at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1933.  His residency in Pediatrics was done at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. In 1937 he took a position with the Murray Clinic as Butte’s first pediatrician.

He met Mildred Nevin  at the Murray Hospital and they were married Sept 11, 1940 in Immaculate Conception Church. They raised three children. Don pioneered the first use of antibiotics, exchange transfusion in infancy, and neonatal air transport. Don was a founding member and first President of the Montana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He was also  President of the Murray Clinic and Chief of Staff at St James Hospital in Butte.

In retirement he enjoyed being at the family cabin at Georgetown Lake with his family and grandchildren.  He was a devoted Minnesota sports fan until the very end.

Dr Gillespîe was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred, their son, Bill, and his three sisters, Irene (Charles) MacMurtry, Catherine (Leo) Donovan, and Alice (Art) Sadler. Donald is survived by  his son and daughter in law, Dr Donald N and Mary Gillespie of Missoula, daughter and son in law, Charlotte and Edward Simoniche of Butte, grandchildren and famlies Chris and Michelle Simoniche of Portland, Oregon, Donald J and Trish Gillespie, Kaitlyn and Colin of Helena, Dr Steve and Jeannie Simoniche, Carolyn, Luke, and Anna of Austin, Texas, Michael and Destiny Simoniche of Centreville, Georgia. Kathleen and Ben Ostrom, Mac and Imogene of Seattle , Megan and James Thompson, Nicholas and Margaret of Seattle, and Nichole and Dan Flowers of Reno, Nevada.

Visitation at Immaculate Conception Church in Butte Monday 9:00 am, followed by a funeral mass at 10 am.


Ellen Gillespie death July 21, 1954 Montana

Ellen L Gillespie death Aug 21, 1959 Montana

Elmer W Gillespie death 1952 Olivet, Cascade Co, Montana

Elmina Pearl Gillespie death April 18, 1958 Conrad Cemetery, Montana

Emmerson R Gillespie death July 16, 1910 age 1, Montan

Ernest Gillespie death Nov 13, 1907 age -1, Montana


Geo C Gillespie death March 9, 1950 Mountview Cemetery, Yellowstone Co, Montana


Hannah Gillespie death May 15, 1958

Henry Day Gillespie July 10, 1830 – Nov 11, 1922 Red Lodge, Carbon Co, Montana (Civil War Confederate Vet)


infant Gillespie death 1896 Sand Coulee Cemetery, Cascade Co, Montana


Jack A Gillespie death 1957  New Highland Cemetery, Cascade Co, Montana

James Gillespie death March 17, 1913, age 49, Montana

James Edward Gillespie death 1960 Olivet Cemetery, Cascade Co, Montana

Jennie B Gillespie death June 8, 1911 Woodlawn Cemetery, Montana

Jennie G Gillespie death 1976  Olivet Cemetery, Cascade Co, Montana

John Gillispie death Dec 6, 1919 Silver Bow, age 38. Montana

John H Gillespie death March 11, 1915, age 24, Montana

John H Gillespie death June 16, 1958 Montana

John S Gillespie death July 19, 1915, age 24, Montana

John W Gillespie Feb 26, 1905 – Feb 10, 1981 Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Gallitin Co, Montana


Lillie S Gillespie death  July 9, 1987,  Lone Pine Cemetery, Montana

Lucy Gillespie birth 1828 death 1899 Sunset Hills Cemetery, Gallatin Co, Montana

Lyle A Gillespie death June 8, 1915 Park City Cemetery, Stillwater Co, Montana


Martin J Gillespie death 1974 Olivet Cemetery, Cascade Co, Montana

Mary Gillespie death July 8, 1959 Montana


Robert H Gillespie death Sept 3, 1989 Lone Pine Cemetery, Montana

Robert H Gillespie, Jr, death Aug 24, 1994 Lone Pine Cemetery, Montana

Roxie Gillespie 1899 – 1974 Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Gallitin Co, Montana

Ruth I Gillespie death 1991 HCRESTM Cemetery, Cascade Co, Montana


Vicki Lee Gillespie death Nov 13, 1972 Mountview Cemetery, Yellowstone Co, Montana


William D Gillespie death Feb 13, 1959 Montana

William G Gillespie death July 29, 1964 Conrad Cemetery, Montana

William H Gillespie death Sept 26, 1957 Montana

William S Gillespie death June 29, 1957 Montana

Katherine Gillespie HOLMES death 1975 Olivet Cemetery, Cascade Co, Montana

Record Count: 43

Source: MT Death Index, Funeral Home obituaries