Name:    William Russell Bickford

From:  The Billings Gazette, Billings, Montana
Date:  Friday, April 26, 1974

Havre - Funeral services for William Russell Bickford, 48, who died in Forsyth, were held Monday in Havre. He was a former Laurel resident and had worked there on construction. Mr. Bickford was born Jan. 10, 1926, in Havre. He ranched the Ennis area until 1958. He married Elizabeth Erickson in 1970, and they moved to Miles City, then to Forsyth.

Survivors include the widow in Forsyth; his mother, Mrs. Mary Bickford, Havre; three sons, Wayne and Steven Bickford of Billings, and Warren Bickford of Butte; a daughter, Renda, in Florida; six step-children, two grandchildren; three brothers and sisters.