Malta, MT: H. Keith Stine, 95, Veteran died Thursday, January 11, 2018 of natural causes. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services with full military honors will be held in the spring. Condolences for the family may be left at

Keith was born and raised in Malta to Harry and Nellie Stine on August 19, 1922. The family resided on a farm north of Malta. He served in the US Navy for 4 years with 3 of them in Guam.

Along with his brothers Byron and Kenneth, Keith owned the Stine Night Club. This is where he met the love of his life, Janice Humbert. They married October of 1962 and were blessed with 2 adopted children. During their marriage, they owned and operated not only the Stine Night Club, but also the Pastime Bar and farmed north of Malta. Many summers were spent traveling to racetracks with their horses.

Keith enjoyed going to coffee club with the guys at Stretches, ice/spear fishing, bowling and was an avid Bridge player. His true passion was racing horses. Keith will be missed by many. When you met him on the street, he always had a joke to tell.

Survivors include: Son Douglas (Carla) Stine of Helena, Daughter Sandy (James) Stine Hillman of Helena, Grandchildren: Colette & Serena Stine, Ryan, Jahna & Cole Hillman, Step-Grandchildren: Hanna & Garrett, along with numerous Nieces and Nephews.

Keith was preceded in death by: Wife Janice, Brothers: Byron & Kenneth, Sisters: Ester & Hope, and a Nephew, Bill.

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From: Sharon Kindle

I so enjoyed 'sparing' with Keith, he was a card as well as a great card player.

From: Jean Phillips Eaton

Condolences to Keith's family at this difficult time. He was always a joy to be around at the horse races. RIP

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