(BILLINGS, MT) April 29, 2016 – Today the family of former Montana U.S. Senator Conrad Burns released the following statement after the Senator passed away yesterday evening. Rep. Zinke’s office is sending the statement at the request of the Burns family.
The family said: “Conrad was a loving, dedicated husband and proud father of three whose greatest joy was his three grandchildren. Conrad fought not only for our family, but for families across Montana. He always emphasized the importance of farming and ranching in our state and was proud to serve as a champion for rural telecommunications and healthcare. We appreciate the outpouring of prayers and support from Montanans and folks across the country.”