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Marvin Kostelecky

Marvin Kostelecky Marvin Kostelecky

Marvin C. Kostelecky, 79, of White Sulphur Springs died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023.

He was born on April 18, 1944, to Mildred and Charles Kostelecky in Dickinson, N.D. He went to many schools during his lifetime including White Sulphur Springs.

He was drafted into the Army in 1967. During his tour of duty, he was wounded and received two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star. After returning home, he met Fran Van Dyke. She brought into the family a son, Deon. Together, they had together two children, Kandi Mil and Karson Ray. They lived in the farming area of Ryegate and Rapelje. They divorced in 1976.

In 1976, he met and married Phyllis Ball, she came into the family with two children, Spencer and Lonnele. He was able to work for many different ranchers across Montana from Colstrip to Malta, Plentywood to Dagmar. He and Phyllis had a son, Kevin Charles. During their marriage, he found another daughter, Stacy. In 1992, they divorced.

He then met Yvonne through his brother, Randy, and Randy’s wife, Connie, who is Yvonne’s sister. They married on July 16, 1993. She brought into the family two daughters, Sheila and Roberta.

They worked on many different ranches together across Montana including Bainville and Shonkin. He also worked at the Wagonhound Land and Livestock Ranch in Douglas, Wyo., where he was able to drive teams of horses to feed with and to pull different kinds of buggies. They moved to WSS in 2010 and retired. Once again, Marvin was able to farm and ranch

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