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Daniel Cole McMasters

| January 20, 2021 1:00 AM

Daniel Cole McMasters, 88, passed away in Great Falls on Jan. 11, 2021. A celebration of life will be held later in Columbia Falls. He will be buried with his wife at Conrad Memorial Cemetery.

Daniel was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Air Force and retired after 25 years of service.

He then owned and operated a gas station in California for 19 years. After retirement, he continued to be involved in many organizations, volunteering his time and efforts to help others.

Singing was a passion of his. He participated in his church and community choirs, a barbershop quartet as a baritone, and many choir events.

Daniel is survived by his daughter, Jane McMasters of Kalispell; son, Jim McMasters of Great Falls; and two grandchildren, Danny Bailor of Havre and Justin McMasters of Great Falls. He was preceded in death by his wife, Machiko and son, Samuel.

Memorials in Daniel’s name may be sent to Columbia Falls Methodist Church (P. O. Box 27, Columbia Falls, MT 59912). Condolences for the family may be shared online at