Cliff Rustad, devoted dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, and friend, 80, of Malta, MT went to be with his love, Judy, on October 14th, 2021. Cliff was born on September 15th, 1941 to Clifford and Pearl Rustad in Havre, MT. Cliff's father passed away when he was only six years old. He was raised on the family ranch north of Malta by his mother and stepfather, Paul Kropp. Cliff attended school in Malta, where he met the love of his life, Judy Anderson in 1951. He graduated from Malta High School in 1959. On October 10th, 1959, Cliff married his best friend and life partner, Judy. They made their home on the Kropp family ranch north of Malta. To this union two daughters were born, June and Laurie. They lived and worked on the family ranch until it sold in 1968, after which they moved to town. Cliff worked for the county, moving into law enforcement until he found his true passion and talent in auctioneering. In 1969, Cliff and Judy started Hi-Line Auction, which they owned and operated until his death.