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 Craig “Noodle” Newell

Craig “Noodle” Newell

Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Death 12 Mar 2012 (aged 38)
Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, Montana, USA
Burial Gregson, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 86862385 · View Source
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Craig "Noodle" Newell passed away on Monday, March 12, 2012.

Craig was born on May 26, 1973, in Butte to John and Jane Newell.

Craig attended grade school at Beaver Dam and Ramsay, and Butte High until he transferred to Anaconda High and graduated in 1991.

After graduating, he worked at various jobs around different states. He was employed at Montana Resources at the time of his death. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and riding bikes.

Craig's greatest joy was his son, Jonathan.

Craig is survived by his wife, Rochelle; son, Jonathan; stepson, Nicholas Babcock; parents, John (Jane) Newell, Anaconda; father and mother-in-law, Steve (Jane) McCulloch, Anaconda; grandmother, Esther Violette, Opportunity; aunts and uncles, Sam (Shirley) Gill, Georgia, Nancy Vankirk, Anaconda. Walter (Rosemary) Choquette, Fairmont. Jim (Glenda) Violette, Spokane, Dave (Vickie) Violette, Deer Lodge, Rose Violette, Anaconda, Ron Violette, Helena; sister and brothers-in-law, Jerry (Kathy) McCulloch, Butte, Steve McCulloch, Basin, Andy (Shellaine) Eslinger, Corvallis, Cherie Bilodeau, Deer Lodge; and numerous cousins.

His brother preceded Craig in death, Chad (who was his best friend); grandfathers, Neil Violette and John Newell; grandmother, Ethel Newell; and uncles, Ernie Violette and Doug Violette.

Celebration of Life Services were at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 23, 2012, at the Hope Lutheran Church Anaconda.

Memorials: Jonathan Newell Fund at the Wells Fargo Bank, 120 W. Park, Anaconda, MT 59711.

Longfellow Finnegan Riddle Funeral Home is entrusted with Noodle's funeral arrangements.




  • Created by: Karen Griswold Stroh
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86862385
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Craig “Noodle” Newell (26 May 1973–12 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86862385, citing Sunset Memorial Park, Gregson, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Karen Griswold Stroh (contributor 47133098) .