William “Steve” Ferre, 56, Butte, died Thursday, March 28, 2013. Steve was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He was born Feb. 6, 1957, in Butte to William S. and Shirley Ferre.
Steve grew up in Butte, attending local schools. He worked at The Red Barn Antiques with his dad for several years. In 1981, he married Linda De John and they had Stephanie and Shirley. Later, he married Shawna Krause and spent the remainder of his days enjoying the time spent with her. He enjoyed fishing and camping, and loved playing his drums and was in several local bands. He also showed his creativity through drawing, painting and building model cars.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gerald Ferre.
Survivors include his wife, Shawna; son, Steve Aguilar; daughters, Jessica Townsent, Stephanie TeBeest and Shirley Ferre; grandson, Caleb Ferre; brothers, Dave Ferre, Bob McCormick, and Jason and Rudy Nixon; sisters and brothers-in-law, Julie Odegard, Mike Odegard, Wayne Bodeen, Bill and Michelle Andrene; stepmother, Edie Ferre, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Abundant Life Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Steve’s memorial fund in support of his family under the account of Michelle Andrene to the Southwest Federal Credit Union,
1760 Harrison Ave.
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