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Victor Eugene McAllister

SPOKANE — Victor Eugene McAllister, 73, died at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane on Feb. 18, 2015. Vic was born Aug. 6, 1941, in Polson, the son of Lloyd and Clarice McAllister. He attended elementary school in Pablo and high school in Ronan, graduating with the class of 1960. Vic wrangled horses and guided day rides in Glacier Park for two summers. He married Lois Peel in 1966 and they had two sons. Vic worked at area lumber mills, did carpenter work ranging from calf sheds to cabinets, and farmed and ranched west of Pablo. He had a love for gardening and always filled up the pantry. His boys both said he seemed to have a knack for showing up when needed even without being a...

Robert Wayne Moderie

HELENA — Robert has risen to the heavens on Feb. 15, 2015, to join his parents Doris and Wayne and his wife of 52 years Darlene. He will be enjoying his life’s passion of hunting, bowling, golfing, cars and chatting with old acquaintances. Robert was born Sept. 26, 1936, in Missoula to Wayne a...

Martha Bahm Hegel

RONAN —Martha Bahm Hegel died Feb. 13, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Martha was born Nov. 10, 1924, in Faith, North Dakota, to Gottlieb and Regina Bachman. Martha lived in North Dakota in the Almont-Carson area all her life. Martha married Leo Bahm in 1944 and to this union Ronald, Gene and...

Laurie Jean Davis Hahn

RONAN — Laurie Jean Davis Hahn passed away the evening of Feb. 16, 2015, at the St. Luke Extended Care Facility in Ronan, Montana.  Laurie was born April 6, 1936, to Walter and Erma Davis of Polson, Montana. Laurie had a love and passion for horses. Her high school yearbook quote is from Shakes...

Jim Roger Kittle Jim Roger Kittle

POLSON — Jim Roger Kittle passed at his home in Polson of pulmonary fibrosis on Feb. 12, 2015.  Born on Oct. 11, 1946, in Celina, Ohio, he was the second child of Royce and Ruth Kittle and grew up in both Ohio and Texas.  He started school at John Brown University but left and enlisted ...

Pilar J. Garcia

RONAN – Pilar J. Garcia, age 77, of Ronan, passed away peacefully in his sleep in Ronan on Feb. 10, 2015. He was born Dec. 21, 1937 to Trinidad and Annie Garcia. He was one of eight children. In 1956, at the age of 19, he joined the United States Marine Corp. He served until 1958 and was very proud ...

James Julian Fangsrud James Julian Fangsrud

RONAN — James Julian Fangsrud, 87, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 15, 2015.  Jim was born on DeC. 3, 1927, in Milnor, North Dakota, to Rudolph and Louise Fangsrud. He grew up on the farm, the oldest of nine children: Beatrice, Jewel, Roger (Donna), Armand (MaryAnn), Marvel, Henry, Fran and Sa...

Ethel Marie Moore Ethel Marie Moore

FLORENCE — Ethel Marie Moore was born Aug. 18, 1926, in Missoula, Montana. Ethel joined the Lord on Feb. 20, 2015, at home in Florence, Montana; with her husband Leonard, granddaughter Cherie Cassidy and friend Suzie Drummond by her side. Ethel was one of six children born to Fred and Erna Minster. &nb...

Sadie May Saloway Sadie May Saloway

POLSON — Sadie May Saloway, 73, of Elmo, passed away of natural causes on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Sadie was born on March 20, 1941, in Flagstone, North America, to Douglas Phillips Sr. and Mary Gravelle. Sadie was a tribal member of the Confederated Salish and Koo...

Phyllis Morigeau Piper

POLSON — Phyllis Morigeau Piper, age 95, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Polson Health and Rehabilitation. She was born on March 10, 1919, in Wolf Point. As an infant her parents and her maternal grandmother had her baptized in the Presbyterian Church. Six months later her paternal grandmoth...


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