Lynn Allen Bice, age 73, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 due to complications of septic shock in Billings, MT, just six weeks after his twin sister Linda.
He was born July 17, 1944, five minutes before his twin in Terry, MT. He was the seventh and youngest son of Clarence Harold and Erna Ellen Mattoon Bice. Lynn grew up in Terry and graduated from Terry High School in 1964. He entered the Army and served in Germany. Lynn shared stories with his family of guarding the Berlin Wall during the Cold War era. He worked for the State of Montana Highway Department, traveling all over the state before retiring after many years of service. Lynn loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and spending time at his cabin on Fort Peck Reservoir. He especially enjoyed and was skilled at spearfishing. Lynn was a member of the American Legion Post #32 in Terry, MT for over 50 years. He was loved by all who knew him and was know for his generosity in helping others, especially local widows, with whatever they needed done.
Lynn was preceded in death by his parents and six sisters: Florence Rainey, Helen Love, Hazel Ramsay, Marlene Graham, Judy Watts, and his twin Linda Bates. Five brothers: Russell, Neil, Howard, Glenn and Pete. He is survived by one brother, Frank (Pat) of Minot, ND and four sisters: Ann Farris of Scobey, MT, Janet Bice of Billings, MT, Nancy Frye of Harvey, ND, and Marian Leverton of Miles City, MT. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, as well as great and great-great nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 1-6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Terry. Funeral services with Military Honors will be Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Terry. Burial will be in the Veterans Circle of Prairie County Cemetery in Terry at a later date. Condolences may be made to the family by visiting our website at www.stevensonandsons.com.