Guest speaker will be retired U.S. Army Chaplain Samuel Birky from Lakeside.
Birky served his country for 31 years, including five years in the U.S. Navy covering two Vietnam combat tours. After a nine-year break in service, he re-entered the military as an Army Reserve chaplain. He retired in 2008 as command chaplain for the U.S. Army Civil Affairs/Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. His military accomplishments include a master parachutist, master scuba diver, weapons expert and extensive land warfare training.
Bigfork Community Cemetery is east of Bigfork on Swan River Road. Take Montana 83 South to the blinking light that marks the intersection of Swan River Road and Echo Lake Road.