The Billings Outpost

Toni Lawhon

Toni Marie (Kallen) Lawhon, 59, of Billings, the retired postmaster in Forsyth, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at her home in Billings.

She was born Feb. 20, 1954, in Hardin, the daughter of Ted Kallen and Jerry Kallen. She graduated from Hysham High School and attended Billings Business College.

She worked as a bookkeeper for Don’s Car Wash and then drove a school bus for Billings Schools. In 1986, she started working in the Billings post office, holding several positions before she was promoted to postmaster in Forsyth.

After retiring from the U.S. Postal Service, she returned to driving a school bus and helped with merchandising and inventory. She was a business partner in Chickadee Tweets, a caramel business.

She created stained glass, dry floral arrangements and other crafts. She was an active member of Zoe Bible Church, where she taught art classes for children.

Survivors include a son Randy; a grandson; her mother, Jerry Wetsch; sisters, Monti Wetsch, Pam Kraft and Theresa Daem; and stepsisters Anjeanette Meuret Silver, Linda Meuret, Linda Gow and Jerry Lee Hale.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Zoe Bible Church in Lockwood, with a reception to follow. Arrangements are in the care of Dahl Funeral Chapel.

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