Peter John Bailor, 56

| June 19, 2020 7:57 AM

Peter “Pete” John Bailor, born in Philipsburg on Feb. 14, 1964, and raised in Libby, passed away on June 13, 2020, in Helena, at the age of 56.

A man of many talents, Pete enjoyed the rewards of a job well done. Pete loved to spread joy and laughter to all and loved his family more than anything. A man of unending faith, we know he is at home with his Lord and Savior.

Pete is preceded in death by his mother, Helene Fischer; stepfather, Johnny Hustuft; and brothers, Michael Schmitt, Albert Swearigen and Claude Bailor.

He is survived by his fiancé, Michelle Sunden; sons, Easton (Tabetha) Bailor, Daniel Bailor and stepson, Michael Sunden; grandson, Credence Bailor; sisters, Maggie Olsen, Kathy Bailor, Charlene Lauer, Louis Goyhenetche, Joan Arrington, Claire Bailor, Claudia Nolte and Margerie Sullivan; brother Charlie Swearigen; and many nieces and nephews.

A public viewing will take place at 9 a.m., June 22 at Mountain Family Fellowship, 6145 N. Montana Ave. in Helena. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. A graveside service will take place at 10 a.m., June 23 at Libby Cemetery.

All family and friends are welcome to attend. Please visit to offer the family a condolence or share a memory of Pete.