Charles Anthony Stenhjem “Cas” arrived at St. John’s Hospital on August 3, 1953. The third child of Curt and Anna Mae Stenhjem. Cas left us on Friday, May 18 at St. Peter’s surrounded by his family after a long battle of health issues.
Following his father’s path through the years; Cas had many jobs in the automotive field; K and C Detailing, Auctioneer, Breeze Auto Glass, and Big Sky Glass. He retired from the automobile world in 2001 due to failing health.
Cas lived life to the fullest; hotrods, car shows, hunting, camping, road trips, annual “Rocking the Rivers” concert were always a venture ready to happen. He also loved his 1969 VW Bug, and even served in Germany with the Montana National Guard.
Cas is survived by the love of his life, Rita and their seven children. Brothers Allen (Glenda), and Kevin (Cyndi). He was also survived by his aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his best friend sister Judy Bakke.
Cremation has taken place and a gift of life gathering will be held at Nickels, 2100 N Last Chance Gulch # C, Helena, MT 59601, on Wednesday, May 23 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorials in Cas’ name can be made to St. Peters Dialysis unit, 2475 Broadway, Helena, MT 59601. Please visit below to offer condolences to the family or share a memory of Cas, “The Breeze”.