Ilert L. Hellebust, 97, died Tuesday, morning in Chinook, Mont., at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home of natural causes. His funeral service will be 11 a. m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at the First Lutheran Church with Pastor Micahel O'Hearn officiating. Memorials in Ilert's honor may be made to the First Lutheran Church or to a charity of one's choice. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to Holland & Bonine Funeral Home. A full obituary will follow.