George Blackie Tribur, 72, Polson, Mont., died May 2, 2001, at his home.

He was born May 17, 1928.

He worked as an equipment operator for Elmer Bankus, ACCO and South Coast Lumber Co.

He was a longtime Brookings resident before moving to Polson in 1999.

Survivors are his wife Maria Tribur, Polson, Mont.; sons Mike and Fred Tribur and their families, all of Brookings; Robert Tribur and his family; daughter Kathy Westbrook and her family of Brookings.

Private family services will be held.