Louie McCulloch passed away in his sleep September 8, 2017 at the Rosebud Health Care Center; he was born in 1942 at the Forsyth hospital to Bill and Elnora (Waples) McCulloch. He spent his childhood years in Colstrip and graduated from Colstrip high school and joined the navy. He met the love of his life in San Diego while stationed there, and after he was discharged they made their home in Wilder, Idaho, a few years later he moved home to Colstrip. Louie then went to work for long construction which later became Western Energy, until his retirement in 2003. Louie was an avid wood worker and has a special passion for fishing and baseball. He left his son with a wealth of knowledge of growing up in Colstrip and the surrounding area.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Dee of 48 years; his brother, Bill (Buckshot); father, Lester (Bill); mother, Elnora; and a daughter, Melissa. He is survived by his brother, Lawrence (Donna) of Kuna, Idaho; his daughter, Kris (Mike) Gapay of Lewistown; his son, Rick (Angela) of Colstrip; and several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.