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Verona Young Verona Young

DIXON — Verona Lindquist Young, 84, passed away at St. Pat’s Hospital in Missoula, on Jan.2, 2020. Verona was born on Jan.10, 1937, in Pine Island, Minnesota, to Agnes and Edward Wobig. Verona married John Rex Young. She worked as a caregiver; cooking and caretaking for others as well as family. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening and was a member of the Cornerstone Assembly of God Church in St. Ignatius. She was preceded in death by a husband, Daniel Lindquist; her daughter, Iva Hanson; her sons, Mike Lindquist and Larry Lindquist; her grandson, Jeremy Lindquist; as well as family members Vern Wobig, Marlen Wobig, Adaline Quall and Carol Wobig. Survivors include her h...


Evelyn Lester Evelyn Lester

RONAN — Evelyn Lorraine (Phyllis Ann) Lester passed peacefully at her home in Ronan on Dec. 25 2019, at the age of 83. Phyllis was born in May 1936 to Harry and Agnes Brown. She attended school in Ronan, Ursuline Catholic school in St. Ignatius and pursued a degree in child psychology at SKC. She ma...


Sam Hayden

FLORENCE — Sam R. Hayden, 85, of Florence, passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at Kathy’s Place Assisted Living. He was born on March 7, 1934, in Stevensville, the son of the late Art and Jule Hayden.  Sam grew up and graduated from hi...


Leigh Herman Leigh Herman

NIARADA — On Jan. 1, 2020, Leigh Gordon Herman of Niarada, passed away at 90 years of age, in Polson. Leigh was born to John Otho “Coke” Herman and Louise Ulrich Herman on Nov. 25, 1929, in Kalispell. He was born into a ranching family, being the only grandson of early pioneer Johnny Herman...


William Finley William Finley

ELMO — William Dean Finley, aka Uncle Billy, went home to his creator on Dec. 29, 2019. He was born on July 7, 1963, in Tawas City, Michigan. William grew up in Fairfield, California. He became a mechanic for Firestone. He took his work very seriously so he could be the best he could. He relocated a...


Jacqueline Brown Jacqueline Brown

POLSON — Jacqueline (Jackie) Conklin Brown went to be with her Lord and her daughter, Dawn, on Dec. 30, 2019. Have a wonderful eternal life with friends and family. Jackie was born on Jan. 20, 1942, to Jack and Margie Fogland in Grand Island, Nebraska. She grew up and went to school in Fort Collins,...


Irene Blush Irene Blush

POLSON — Irene Edna Blush, age 93, peacefully passed away on Dec. 29, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was born on March 14, 1926, in Keystone, Montana, near Alberton, to Martin and Edna Schleip. Irene was the second youngest of 10 children.  She played on one of the first girls’...


Laurence Mikesell

RONAN — Laurence R. “Butch” Mikesell, 79, passed away in the afternoon on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at St. Patrick Hospital with family at his bedside.  Brothers Mortuary and Crematory are honored to care for the family. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at: www.b...


Bryan Burland Bryan Burland

POLSON — Polson lost one of its best sons, brother and friend.  Bryan Glen Burland was born on Dec. 26, 1956, in Polson and went to the greatest show in the heavens on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Music was his addiction. Norton Buffalo was “The Man!” Bryan “NormanBison” Bu...


Bonnie Kirsch Bonnie Kirsch

RONAN — Surrounded by her loved ones, Bonnie Jean Kirsch passed away peacefully on Dec. 29, 2019, after a brief illness. She was born on Aug. 9, 1932, in Polson and graduated from Polson High School in 1950.  She moved to Colorado and worked there for two years before coming back home. She then...


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