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Carl Powell Carl Powell

ARLEE – Carl “Tuffy” Powell passed away in Missoula from pancreatic cancer on Oct. 23, 2018. Tuffy was born Aug. 28, 1934, to Andrew Paul Powell and Vivian (La- Munyon) Powell in Buffalo, Oklahoma. Tuffy spent his early years living in Oklahoma and later moved to Sunnyside, Washington. When he married he moved to Arlee, and there he and Sidney built a log home. Early in Tuffy’s life, he was a jockey that rode many races in Oklahoma, South Dakota, Montana and Washington states. He rode his first match race at the age of 5 weighing only 42 lbs. When he was 16 years old and the legal age to ride at the bigger race tracks, he was finished riding. Tuffy spent all...


Viola Lobdell-Holm Viola Lobdell-Holm

POLSON – Viola Jessie Lobdell-Holm, age 96, passed away in her home, surrounded by family, on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Viola was born on May 15, 1922 in Lincoln, Nebraska to parents Goldie Olivia Johnson and Earl Irwin Lobdell. She was the oldest of seven children. Viola attended school until she ne...


Donald Davis Donald Davis

RONAN — Donald Rae Davis (Don), 78, of Ronan, passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 21, 2018. He lived his life his own way, never missing a good drink, smoke or meal. He had a passion for hunting, fishing and cars. He enjoyed his grandchild Michelle, along with his adopted grandchildren, Carl, B...


Richard Rush Richard Rush

WORLAND, WYOMING — Richard M. Rush, age 51, was a resident of Worland, Wyoming, formerly of Ronan. He died on Sept. 8, 2018, in an ATV accident while pursuing his passion of hunting. He was the son of Barbara Parker Rush of Ronan and Dr. Richard M. Rush Sr. and step-mother Debra Featherstone Rush of...


James Morgan James Morgan

Ronan – James “Jim” Allen Morgan, 66, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 6, 2018, with his family by his side. He was born to Robert and Esther Morgan on Oct. 1, 1952, in Seaside, Oregon. Jim was with the Fire Department of Pablo-Ronan from 1979 – 2004, worked for the City of Rona...


James McDevitt James McDevitt

  POLSON — James E. McDevitt ( Jim), age 85, passed into the next world with a prayer on his lips for the Lord’s forgiveness on Oct. 20, 2018, in Polson. He was born on May 20, 1933, in Columbus, Ohio, to James W. and Margaret McDevitt.   Jim was a veteran having served two y...


Charles D’Arcy Charles D’Arcy

RONAN — Charles Joseph D’Arcy, 94, of Polson, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Mountain View Care Center in Ronan. Chuck was born on Nov. 23, 1923, in Trochu, Alberta, Canada, the son of Francis and Mary (Walsh) D’Arcy. He was the fourth of their five children. The family moved...


Donald Davis Donald Davis

RONAN — Donald Rae Davis (Don), 78, of Ronan, passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 21, 2018. He lived his life his own way, never missing a good drink, smoke or meal. He had a passion for hunting, fishing and cars. He enjoyed his grandchild Michelle, along with his adopted grandchildren, Carl, B...


James Morgan James Morgan

RONAN – James “Jim” Allen Morgan, 66, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 6, 2018, with his family by his side. He was born to Robert and Ester Morgan on Oct. 1, 1952, in Seaside, Oregon.  Jim worked with the Fire Department of Pablo-Ronan from 1979 to 2004 and worked for the Cit...


Patsy Mueller

POLSON — There will be a graveside interment of the ashes of Patsy Mueller at the Lake View Cemetery in Polson on Friday, Oct. 19, at 12:45 p.m. Father Kevin Christopherson will officiate the short ceremony. A luncheon/reception will follow in the basement of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. ...


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