James Budington Miller, 81, of Troy

James Budington Miller, 81, of Troy, Mont. passed away at his home in the Yaak on Saturday, July 6, 2019. He was born April 23, 1938 in Pismo Beach, Calif. to Clarence and Frances (Fries) Miller.  He had received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and worked as a CPA. Jim served his country in the United States Navy. On July 5, 1997, he married Brenda Frisbie in Gresham, Oregon. Jim was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He had many friends in the Yaak, and while a bit cantankerous, he had a big heart. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Frances; and his brother, Milan Miller.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda; children Eric Miller of Sandpoint, Idaho; Leslie Miller of Calif.; Gretchen Miller of Ariz.; Janice Springer of Albany, Oregon; Susan Perletti-Lemley of Kenai, Alaska and Kimberly Benson of Portland, Oregon; grandchildren Dominque, Kurtis, Nick, Jasmine, Jessica, Ryan, Karen, Micah, Kadie, Jonas, Ashley and Michelle; and great-grandchildren Sierra, Joshua, Abby, Jerry Lee, Carli, Lily and Alyssa. Local arrangements are under the care of Schnackenberg Funeral Home of Libby, Mont. Online condolences and memories may be shared by visiting www.schnackenbergfh.com