Dick Siderius was born and raised on a small farm in the lower valley of Flathead County. He graduated from Flathead High School and then earned a B.S. from Montana State University.
He worked for Cenex for 40 years in agronomy sales, marketing management, including Vice President of Marketing, and retail management before retiring in 2004. He has been involved with Kiwanis, Rotary and United Way for many years. In 2006, Dick returned to “the home place” in the lower valley, refurbishing his family home, which was built in 1937. He currently serves on the board of the Museum at Central School in Kalispell and enjoys the lake at the lake property hear Rollins that his father bought in 1928.