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Albert Raymond “Mac” McKittrick, 89, who ran an independent delivery service, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in Billings.
He was born in Hardin on Dec. 18, 1923, the only son born to Raymond and Maple (Engle) McKittrick. He attended Hardin public schools, and on Oct. 11, 1944, enlisted in the Army and served under Gen. Douglas MacArthur during World War II.
He rode the flagship into Manila Harbor in the Philippines and was awarded the Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal and the Philippine Liberation Medal.
Mr. McKittrick worked for Scott’s Laundry in Laurel and ran an independent delivery service, Stran Steel Corp. as a red iron building foreman, Great Western Sugar Co. in Billings.
In 1951, he married Martha Fox, and they later divorced. In 1979, he married Janice Haugen.
He had received care from Billings Health and Rehabilitation.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Gordon McKittrick of Laurel and Terrance McKittrick of Billings; two daughters, Jane McKittrick of Forest Lake, Minn., and Kim Renn’e McKittrick of Billings; a sister, June McFerrin of Great Falls; a stepson, Ben Haugen; a stepdaughter, Tina Friedt; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Services were Jan. 16 at Dahl Funeral Chapel in Billings with inurnment following in Laurel Veterans Cemetery.