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Louise J. Schock

ST. IGNATIUS — Louise J. Schock, 81, was called home to the loving arms of our Savior on Monday, May 9, 2016.   Born Oct. 17, 1934, in Terry, Montana, Louise was the youngest of Jennie and Oliver Jones’ five children. To all who knew her, Louise was a devoted wife, loving mother and adoring grandmother and great-grandmother. Louise married Walter Schock in 1952 in Terry, Montana, and in 1956 they moved to St. Ignatius where they purchased a dairy farm and raised three loving children. In addition to being a busy farmer’s wife and mother, Louise worked for the BIA in their accounting department, later transferring to Mission Valley Power.  Louise retired in ...


Ella Maier Oie Clairmont Ella Maier Oie Clairmont

RONAN — Ella passed away on May 5, 2016, at the age of 96. She was born Nov. 7, 1919, in Eureka, South Dakota to Fred and Katherina Bitz Maier. They had seven children and the oldest, Eva, will soon turn 100. Herbert, Arthur, Lillian and Pauline are in their 80s and 90s.   In 1940, Ella married...


Beverly Jean Skates Beverly Jean Skates

POLSON — At age 85, Beverly Skates passed away from natural causes on May 11, 2016, at the Saint Luke’s Extended Care facility in Ronan. Her son, Rick and daughter, Debbie were with her at the time of her death and entry to heaven. Beverly was born in Billings on Jan. 28, 1931, to her parents,...


Louise J. Schock

ST. IGNATIUS —Louise J. Schock, 81, passed away peacefully at home on May 9, 2016. A Celebration of Life will take place at Zion Lutheran Church in St. Ignatius on Friday, May 13, at 11 a.m. A full obituary will follow.


Ella Maier Oie Clairmont

POLSON — Ella was born on Nov. 7, 1919, and passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the age of 96.  There will be a graveside service on Saturday, May 14, at Lake View Cemetery at 11 a.m.  A full obituary will follow.  


Bud Beebe Bud Beebe

  ST. IGNATIUS — Today our world changed with the passing of our dad, Bud Beebe. He was the leader in our family, our dad, a husband, a grandfather, an uncle, a brother and a friend. A great humanitarian; he loved his family, marveled at the world around him and appreciated a good horse. He wil...


Daryl W. Hendrickson

CHARLO — Daryl W. Hendrickson, age 60, of Charlo, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Health Center Northwest in Kalispell of natural causes. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 14, at 11 a.m. at the Charlo Senior Center. Shrider-Thompson Funeral and Cremation Services is assisting...


Melvin Larsen

RONAN — Our kind, gentle Melvin Larsen left us April 30, 2016, at St. Luke Extended Care.  Mel was born in Eli, Nebraska, on Oct. 28, 1934.  Mel and his brothers and sisters attended country school while in Eli. They all graduated from high school in Ainsworth.  After high schoo...


Nina L. (Kelly) Wilson Nina L. (Kelly) Wilson

POLSON — Heaven received an angel on the morning of April 16, 2016. Nina Wilson was born in Lewistown, Montana, on Aug. 29, 1931, to Lester and Alice (Fluery) Kelly. She was the second of four children. She married Charles (Chuck) Wilson on Sept. 1, 1951. They had two children together: Jay and Shane W...


Harry Woolsey

RONAN — A celebration of life for Harry Woolsey will take place at the Bison Range picnic grounds in Moiese on Saturday, May 7, from 2-6 p.m. This is a potluck with meat provided. In lieu of flowers bring stories/pictures to share. If you have questions call 406-880-4243.  


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