Scheduled Services:

-Winston Havens Mitchell, 94, a WWII Army Air Corps Veteran, Rancher and Farmer went to be with his heavenly father on May 29, 2017 at the Hi-Line Retirement Center, in Malta, Montana.

    Memorial services will be at 11:00 A.M., July 29, 2017 at the Landusky Community Center. Interment of his cremated remains will be in the Landusky Cemetery with military honors. Condolences for the family can be left at
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Zortman - Bert Azure, 92, of Zortman, MT, a WWII veteran and ranch hand, passed away on July 13, 2017 in Havre.

    Services will be held at Bert’s home in Zortman, MT on July 29, 2017 at 1pm. A family & friends’ potluck will be at Bert's old home in Zortman after services. Please bring your own chairs. Condolences for the family may be left at

HELENA-On July 20, Elaine Mendel passed peacefully surrounded by her family.

    The family will receive friends at 5:00 P.M. on Monday, July 31st at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel. A memorial service to celebrate Elaine’s life will be held at the Kirkwood Funeral Home in Malta, MT on Tuesday, August 1 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Little White Church in Malta (Box 459 Malta MT 59538), the Shriners Hospital for Children (911 W 5th Ave Spokane WA 99204) (or a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences for the family may be left at



Our Mission

It is the mission of Kirkwood Funeral Home & Hi-Line Crematory to facilitate meaningful ways for families to grieve their loss and celebrate the memories of their loved ones. We will do this by providing information, options, and guidance with the highest level of competence, courtesy and compassion. We will provide respectful and affordable funeral, cremation and memorial services in a comfortable environment, always striving to exceed the expectations of each family we serve.  We will be the market leader in the facilitation and creation of meaningful funeral experiences.


Our Values

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Enhance the Customer Experience

In everything we do, we strive to meet and exceed the expectations of the families we serve. We will be known in our community for our commitment to excellence in service, personnel and products.

Commitment to Aftercare

We will provide aftercare and support services for grieving families for as long as there is a need.

Commitment to our Team

We are committed to team respect, trust, communication and accountability. We pledge to provide a work environment in which each member is encouraged to his/her maximum potential; where they find personal satisfaction from the employment experience.

Superior Facilities

We are committed to continually improving our facilities such that they provide a comfortable, safe and worry free environment.

Community Leadership

We will serve our community as an educational and informational resource center. We give back to our community through civic service organizations and a local church.

How to contact us.



Postal address

P. O. Box 429        
202 South Second Street East
Malta, Montana 59538

Electronic mail

General Information:
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