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Elaine Miller Norman Elaine Miller Norman

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Elaine Miller Norman, 89, was called home to Jesus on Thursday, Aug. 4, by natural causes. Her strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of family and friends carried her through to the end. Elaine was born on Nov. 5, 1926, in Port, Oklahoma, to Wiley and Gladys Miller. She attended Eagle Rock High School in Eagle Rock, California, and attended college in Santa Barbara, California. She married the love of her life, Charles Norman, on Aug. 16, 1946. Married for 49 years, Elaine and Chuck raised their four dear children, Janet, Richard, Cynthia and Robert. Elaine and Chuck retired, moved to Montana and made St. Ignatius their home i...


Violet Hilfigure

ST. IGNATIUS — A memorial service will be held for Violet Hilfigure in the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. The public is welcome. Violet passed away July 30 in Polson. Violet is survived by one son, Bill Hebert, of Spokane; one daughter, Kristy Boyd, of Virginia;...


Frances Rose Longpre Eager Frances Rose Longpre Eager

POLSON — Rose Longpre Eager to be with the Lord with her dear Rex early the morning of July 30, 2016. She was born in Missoula, on Aug. 8, 1917, and lived in several Montana communities as a young girl - Missoula, Kalispell, Huson, Miles City, Hot Springs, and Winnett. Having attended elementary sch...


Beverly Lynette Petticrew Beverly Lynette Petticrew

POLSON — Beverly Lynette Petticrew, 66, of Polson, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at home with her husband, Robert Stein; sons Joseph Adams and Kevin Adams; daughter-in-law Erin Shannon; and grandchildren Kaleigh and Christian Adams. Beverly was born on June 1, 1950, in St. Ignatius, a CSK...


Elaine Miller Norman

Las Vegas, Nevada - Elaine Miller Norman, 89, was called home to Jesus on Thursday, Aug. 4. Family services are being held at Eternal Valley Mortuary in Newhall, California. A full obituary will run next week.


Sherry Madden Neary

ST. IGNATIUS — Sherry Madden Neary was born in Wenatchee, Washington, on Jan. 9, 1936, to Mack and Lola Madden. The family moved to Los Angeles, California, when Sherry was 6 years old due to Sherry’s need for a heart operation. Unfortunately the operation was not completely successful and Sherry...


Sherry Madden Neary

ST. IGNATIUS — Sherry Madden Neary has passed away and services for her are: Rosary on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. in the St. Ignatius Catholic Mission. On Wednesday, Aug. 3, her Funeral Mass will begin at 11 a.m.


Frances Rose Eager

POLSON — Frances Rose Longpre Eager went to be with the Lord and with her dear Rex on July 30, 2016. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Polson.


Thomas ‘Shaky Jake’ Ross Thomas ‘Shaky Jake’ Ross

POLSON – On Friday, July 29, 2016, Thomas “Shaky Jake” Ross of Big Arm passed away at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center after a 4-year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Jake was surrounded by family and friends during his final days and was fortunate to be able to express his love and grat...


Melvin ‘Mel’ Dobson Melvin ‘Mel’ Dobson

ST. IGNATIUS — Melvin ‘Mel’ Wood Dobson passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Closer To Home Assisted Living in St. Ignatius. He was born at home, the eighth son of Lula and Leon Dobson, on Nov. 1, 1934, in Holden, Utah. Holden was his home, on the family farm, until he completed high sch...


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