Jacob Harley Aadland, 83, peacefully passed away Thursday, Dec. 28, 2016 at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Ronan, Montana.

He was born on Dec. 8, 1933, on the family farm near Pierpont, South Dakota to Jacob and Randi Aadland.

He proudly served our country joining the Air Force in 1951 and served until 1955.

On Aug. 4, 1954 he married Margie Mammal. Survivors include three children survive: Jim and Adele Aadland, Salt lake City, Utah, Cindy and Bill Dupuis, Pablo, Montana, and Judy and Leroy Salyers, Aztec, New Mexico and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Throughout his life he traded horses, and owned and operated several sale barns. He was particularly known for his knowledge of Quarter Horse pedigrees.

He was a long time resident of the Grove area. He will be missed.

A cremation has taken place with Foster Funeral Home in St. Ignatius, Montana, with services to be held at a later date.

Condolences may be left at www.fosterfhandcrematory.com.