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Amanda Farley Amanda Farley

AURORA, COLORADO — Amanda Lynn Farley passed away Sept. 5, 2021, in Aurora, Colorado. She was born on Feb. 6, 2001 in Missoula, to her parents who adored her. Amanda was loved by many and touched many lives on her journey, no matter how short it was.  Amanda graduated from Polson High School in 2019. She had a love of golf, friends, and family. Amanda cherished her time with her family, some of her favorite past times included spending time at the lake, going on adventures, and facetiming her parents.  Amanda was and always will be her father’s little cupcake. There wasn’t a time you would not see Amanda smiling. She cherished her life and lived every momen...


Walter Marvin Schock

ST. IGNATIUS — Walter Marvin Schock, age 92, passed away on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, at St. Luke Community Hospital in Ronan.  Memorial services for Walter will be held on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in St. Ignatius. Arrangements are under the care of Shrider &n...


Roger P. McClure

POLSON — Roger P. McClure, age 74, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at his residence.  Graveside services for Roger will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at 3 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery. There will be a visitation on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, from noon until 5 p.m. at the Lake Funeral Ho...


Elias Marmon Elias Marmon

RONAN — Elias Gregory Marmon, or as he would’ve like to be called, Elias Robert Marmon, some knew him as Eli, passed away on July 11, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones in Billings. Elias was born on April 12, 1988, in Missoula.  He grew up in Ronan with his parents and sister until eight...


Donna Smith Donna Smith

POLSON — Donna Carolyn Smith, age 82, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at the Bee Hive Homes Assisted Living in Kalispell. Memorial services for Donna will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Polson Senior Center, 504 Third Ave. E. Arrangements are under the care of The Lake Funeral ...


Jyoti SaeUn

AJIJC, MEXICO — Intrepid traveler, beloved healer and radiant being Jyoti SaeUn died July 20 in Ajijic, Mexico, tenderly attended on her final journey by daughter Lisa Haney and the devoted staff at Casa Zoe.   Born on Sept. 4, 1937, in Missoula, the first child of Connie and Joe Niemeyer, she ...


Richard Benner Richard Benner

POLSON — Richard Cary Benner, born on Jan. 30, 1947, in Eugene, Oregon, went gently into his Heavenly Father’s arms in his sleep in Polson on July 30, 2021. The only book that Dick ever read was the Bible and he had it right on his table where he sat each morning. He had lots of extended family, ...


S. Joan Hanson

RONAN — Sylvia Joan Hanson passed away on Aug. 24, 2021. She was born on Oct. 21, 1934, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Leonard and Jean Britton Tiensvold. She was welcomed by her older sister Margaret. By the time the family left Rushville, Nebraska, for Montana, her brother Lyle was born. The family went...


Donna Henderson Donna Henderson

BEND, OREGON — Noted master bead artist, Donna Henderson, passed in Bend, Oregon. She was born in Burlingame, California, June 24, 1959, lived her early years in the Bay Area, and later lived in Los Alamitos, California. She moved to Polson when her parents, James A. Shaffer, Jr. and Frances A. Shaffer...


Edmond Violette Edmond Violette

POLSON — Edmond Joseph Violette (Ed) passed away on Aug. 12, 2021, at the age of 90. Ed was born in Deer Lodge on Sept. 25, 1930. He was the youngest of five children. He had three brothers, Sherman, Glenn and Jim and his sister, Iris.  He married Gloria Johnson in Polson in 1950 starting a 66-...


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