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Daniel James Colvin Daniel James Colvin

POLSON – Daniel James Colvin (Danny), 43, was placed into the loving arms of God on Jan. 1, 2015. Dan was born Feb. 13, 1971 in Helena, Montana to David A. Colvin and Elaine B. Siewert Colvin. Dan graduated from Park High, Livingston in 1989. He joined the Coast Guard, spent most of his four years on the USCGC Cuttyhunk (WPB 1322), Port Angeles, Washington. Dan received this citation: “For exceptionally meritorious service from 16 April 1991 to 1 June 1992 while engaged in operations from Port Angeles, Wa. to Rodman Station, Panama. Cuttyhunk was the lead cutter for Operation Close Ties, a joint operation with Costa Rica and operation Panamerica ’91 in Panama. With only...


Colin Kirk Torgenrud

POLSON - Colin (Papa) Kirk Torgenrud, 55, of Polson, went to meet his Heavenly Father Jan. 20, 2015. Papa was born July 4, 1959 to Donald and Celia Torgenrud in Great Falls, Montana.  He moved to Polson on the east shore of Flathead Lake at the age of 3, where he grew up working the orchard. He gradu...


Monte Mindt Monte Mindt

COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO — Monte Mindt, 49, passed away early Monday morning, Jan. 12, 2015, at the family home in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. Monte was born in Fort Benton, Montana, on Nov. 7, 1965, to Del and Anna Mindt. He graduated from Polson ...


Hilbert B. Seines

MISSOULA — Hilbert B. Seines, 92, passed away on Jan. 11 surrounded by family. At the time of his death he was a resident of Village Senior Residence in Missoula.   Hilbert was born at home in Radio (Irvine Flats) near Polson in 1922.  He was the son of John and Gladys Seines. He was prece...


Hilbert B. Seines

MISSOULA — Hilbert B. Seines, 92, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, in Missoula surrounded by family. His services are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, at the United Methodist Church on Post Creek Hill at 2 p.m. Shrider-Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Larry Manuel Bettencourt Larry Manuel Bettencourt

POLSON — Larry Manuel Bettencourt was sent above on Jan. 2, 2015, surrounded in the love of his family. Larry was born Sept. 1, 1955, in Brockton, Massachusettes to Joseph and Claire (Bonney) Bettencourt. In 1962 the family made the cross country move to Hermiston, Oregon. Larry grew up there and gr...


Ann Christine Knudson Croft Ann Christine Knudson Croft

RONAN — Ann Christine Knudson Croft, a lifelong resident of Ronan, passed away on Nov. 27, 2014, at the age of 58, at her home. Ann’s husband Lonny Croft; their children Jesse (Shawna) and Dustin (Lisa) Croft, all of Ronan; sisters Suzanne (Greg) Bahny of Helena and Anita Paul of Ronan; and five ...


Harlan Frank Pollmann Harlan Frank Pollmann

RONAN - Harlan Frank Pollmann, “Chub,” passed away at his home on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, of natural causes. He was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Harlowton, Montana. His mother Marian was assisted in the birth by his father Louie. He joined his sisters Eva, Lillian, Carol and ten years later a new sist...


Joyce Carole Carlyle Joyce Carole Carlyle

POLSON – Joyce Carole Carlyle, 76, of Polson passed away on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at her home in Polson with her husband at her side. She was born on Jan. 8, 1938, in Polson to John and Beulah Wigfield. She worked during her high school days at the local J.C. Penney’s and graduated from Polson...


Mary Ann (Funke) LeBrun Gerrity Mary Ann (Funke) LeBrun Gerrity

POLSON — Mary Ann (Funke) LeBrun Gerrity, age 82, passed away on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. She was born Feb. 15, 1932, in Polson, to Bessie and Edward Funke, twin to brother Bill, in a large family of nine children.  She attended school in Polson then receiv...


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