Michael T. Belcourt, Sr.

Michael T. Belcourt, Sr., age 71, was called home on July 11, 2016, to join his father Edward, mother Pearl (Wells), brothers Gary and Harvey, and sisters Carol and Janice.

A true soldier that fought a long, hard battle is now being led home by an angel of our Heavenly Father.

Mike was born in Lewistown, Montana, on July 27, 1944, to Edward and Pearl Belcourt. He came to Havre as a baby, and attended Havre schools until his senior year when the family moved to California. There he attended Rose Mead High School. He attended college and received a degree in electrical engineering and electric motor control. Mike served in the Army and National Guards from 1963 to 1969, being honorably discharged in 1969. As a boy, in Havre he worked at Garrahan's Greenhouse. In his early adult years, he worked as a carpet layer and for Phillips Electric Motor Service in Long Beach, CA. Returning to Havre, he worked for Triggs Electric from 1972 to 1976, moving on to work at Rocky Boy as a carpenter and firefighter from 1976 – 1977. In 1977, he went to work for Montana Power Company, later becoming Northwestern Energy, retiring in December 2001, when his battle with his many illnesses began.

In 1969, Mike married Rita Williams in Fort Knox, Kentucky, and to their marriage was born, Michelle and Michael Jr. The couple divorced in 1980.

On July 27, 1990, he married Kathy (Cech) Wynn, the love of his life, and her children Darin and Shawn became a part of the family circle.

His first love was his wife, children and grandchildren; then came softball, horse racing, traveling, golf and fishing. He lived life to its fullest, and never lost his sense of humor.

With family being the center of his life, he leaves behind Kathy Belcourt, his loving wife of over 25 years, of Havre; his daughter Michelle (Kieran) Conley of Ocean Springs, MS; his son Michael (Crystal) Belcourt, Jr. of Kuna, ID; Kathy's children Darin (Laurie) Wynn of Cut Bank, MT, and Shawn (Kasey Maschoff) Wynn of Decatur, IL; his grandchildren Devin, Madison, Emily, Laurel, Makayla, Lacy, Michael III, Nate, Spencer, Jayden, and Shelby; his "Special Girls" Angie DiSalvo, and her daughters Devin & Brooke of Big Sandy; his brothers Kenny of Spokane, WA, Ronnie of Havre, Marvin of Great Falls, and Larry (Georgette) of California; his sisters, Donna (Jeff) Sharp of Las Vegas, NV, Darla Friede of Box Elder, and Evelyn Koop of Havre; his sisters-in-law, Marcia (Tony) Malsam of Havre, Barbara (George) Neilson of Spokane, WA, and Karen (Dick) Reich of Carson City, NV; numerous beloved nieces and nephews; and his special long-time friends, Pat, Tana, & Mikhala.

Peace be with you, my love. You can now rest in peace and forever in our hearts.

Memorials may be made in Mike's name to the Dialysis Unit at Northern Montana Hospital, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rocky Boy, or to the charity of the donor's choice. A celebration of Mike's life will be held at a later date.

Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit Mike's online memorial page and leave a message of condolence for his family at http://www.hollandbonine.com.


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