Henry E. Greitl, passed away at his residence in Dillon, Montana. Hank was born June 13, 1929 at Buffalo, Wyoming to Frank and Florence Winterfield Greitl. He was raised on a homestead on Crazy Woman Creek out of Buffalo and went to a country school there. He graduated from Johnson County high school in Buffalo, Wyoming. In November of 1950 he entered the U.S. Air Force. As a staff sergeant he was stationed in Germany until 1954 where he was trained as an aircraft welder. When he was discharged from the Air Force he came to Montana and went to college at the Montana State University in Missoula. After graduation he went to work for the U.S. Forest Service and was stationed in Dickinson, North Dakota, Martinsdale, Ennis, Augusta and Dillon, Montana. While he was stationed at Ennis he was at Black Butte cabin during the 1959 Hebgen earthquake and involved in the cleanup. He was the District Ranger on the Lewis and Clark forest while in Augusta he was transferred to Dillon where he worked out of the office of the supervisor of the Beaverhead Forest. He retired in 1983 and later worked for Beaverhead County in weed control. Since his retirement he has been active with welding projects. He was very active in trapshooting and won many awards in Montana and other states. He won the Montana state Veteran and Senior Veteran several years. He was a delegate for the MSTA several years and secretary/treasurer of the Beaverhead Gun Club. While in Augusta in 1970 he married Jinny Borho Ferguson of August. She was a native of Montana, having been raised on a ranch in the Dearborn county south of August. She has preceded him in death. He is survived by his step children, Dave Walton and his wife Ava of Dillon, Steve Walton and his wife Linda of Billings, Mike Walton and his wife Patsy of Newport, North Carolina and Linda Walton Messerly of Talladega, Alabama, also numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. At his request he has been cremated with ashes to be place in the Gravely Range near Black Butte by family at a later date.