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“Dear Aunt Leslee,Liz and I were so sorry to hear what happened. We were hopeful things were on the mend when we first heard the news a month ago or...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Hud Hurtt

“Leslee, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I know this summer you had talked about him retiring, so it seems unfair...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Audrey Andersen

“Leslee, I would like to say how sorry I am to hear of Buz's passing. My best thoughts for you and your family. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: David Farnum

“To the Dickson Family: My family and I would like to express our deepest sympathyover the loss of Mr. Dickson. He will be missedby everyone who...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: The Elton Family

“Dear Family Members,None of you know me as I was one of Buz's customers. When Emmy and I built our house with contractor Mike Pfennig, I spent a...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Norman W. Johnson

“Aunt Leslee~ I am so sorry for you and the family! Your all in Jeff n I's thoughts and prayers. Our deepest condolences! ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Amanda Tafoya

“My condolences to you Leslee and your family on the passing of Buz. You shared many years together and the memories will forever be with you. Penny ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Penny (Zimmerman) Campbell

“Leslee and family, So sorry to hear about Buz . We all will miss him and our thoughts and prayers go out to you and all the family. Love, Clay and...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Clay Benkelman - bigfork, MT

“Leslee - We were so saddened to hear this news! Lee loved to visit with Buz and has missed seeing him since he retired. Your family is in our...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Pennie Christensen

“The 1969 Family extends our sympathies to the entire Dickson clan. We all have our stories to tell, and look forward to honoring his memory at our...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Steve Nelson

“Leslee I just saw the death notice in the paper this morning, I am so sorry. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you or your...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Pat DeVries


Buz (Ernest W.) Dickson, 62, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Community Health Center in Missoula following complications of a stroke. Buz was born June 28, 1951, to Willard and Shirley (Pierce) Dickson in Missoula, MT. He had two older sisters who called him "Buzzer" which became Buz and stuck throughout his life. The family moved from Missoula to Ronan when Buz was 2. They moved to Superior for 6 years and came to settle in Polson when Buz was in 6th grade. Buz graduated from Polson High in 1969 and attended Montana State University for one year before coming back to work at Skyline Supply, the family business, with his dad, Willie, and brother-in-law, Allen Rogers. On May 20, 1972 he married Leslee Trosper. He built their home at the age of 23 and had it done in a year and the family has called it home ever since. They had three children. He worked at Skyline Supply until 1985. He went to work at Woody's until 2000 when it became WBC Lumber and stayed there until his retirement in August 2013. He enjoyed all sports. He played baseball when he was younger and participated in track and basketball in high school. He played men's league softball and enjoyed bowling. His bowling team won the State Bowling Title in 1981. Buz was an avid hunter and could tell a great "hunting camp" story. He was also a rock hound with an extensive collection of rocks from around the world. Buz is survived by his wife, Leslee; daughters, Lynda (Zane) Montgomery of Rosebud; Lori Dickson of Polson; son, Erik (Jessica) Dickson of Missoula; sisters, Joyce Rogers of Columbia Falls; Milanna (Alan) Shear of Bethel, Alaska; sister- in- laws Danna (Rich) Hurtt of Billings; Eldeana Davis of Billings; brother- in-laws Brad (Marilyn) Trosper; Bart Davis; grandkids Layne, Ailee, Colton, Jade, Madeline, and Keaghan; 11 nephews; 3 nieces; and 16 great-nieces and nephews; and his mother-in-law Alice Trosper. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Shirley Dickson; sister, Susan Dickson; father-in-law, Lester Trosper; brother- in-law, Randy Trosper. Buz lived his life on his own terms and he passed on his own terms. At his request there will be no services or funeral planned. Cremation has taken place. The family will have a celebration of his life to scatter his ashes on June 28, 2014 at The Cabin. All his friends and family are welcome to attend.