Robert L. DeRosia, 74, known to many as "Montana Bob" died on Oct. 11, 2005, at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.
Born and raised at Libby, Bob graduated from Libby High School with the Class of 1949.
He served with the U.S. Air Force from 1951-1954.
Educated at Kinman Business College in Spokane, Bob built, owned and operated businesses at Philipsburg from 1975-1986, moving to Bullhead City, Ariz., where he enjoyed the climate and continued his involvement in real estate.
Bob is survived by his wife Isabel, Bullhead City; children Patty and her husband Louie Mikesell, Townsend; Bob Jr. and his wife Chrissy DeRosia, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Dina and her husband Jeff Reiner of Banning, Calif.; Nina and her husband Mark Mainsfield, Mohave Valley, Ariz.; brothers Fred and Gordon and sister Phyllis; 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and valued friends in Libby, Philipsburg and Bullhead City.
Memorial services will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. at the Anointed Word Church, 2875 Desert Sky Blvd., Bullhead City, Ariz.