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Cynthia Kramer

TROY — A woman of God and a treasured mother, Cynthia Kramer, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, Dec. 6. She died peacefully at her home in Troy, Montana. Her husband of 59 years Ted Kramer; her children Daniel Kramer, Lee Kramer, Karla Martinson and Greg Kramer; and her brother Duane Stensrud of Idaho, survive her. Cards and memorials can be sent to Ted Kramer, Box 513, Troy, Montana 59935. A Memorial-tribute to Cynthia Kramer will be held at the Door of Hope Church in Troy, Montana, on Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. Details to be announced.


Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Kelly Curran Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Kelly Curran

SAN PEDRO, CALIFORNIA — Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Kelly Curran passed through the curtain between Heaven and Earth and into the arms of Jesus on Nov. 4, 2014, after three bouts of breast cancer in six years. She was 61. Cindy was born to Leonard Thomas “Tom” and Thelma Knopp Kelly o...


Judith “Judy” Herman Judith “Judy” Herman

NIARADA — Judith “Judy” Adelaide Mullen Herman, age 73, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Judy was born Dec. 18, 1940, to Robert Earl Mullen and Patricia Allen Wishart in St. Ignatius, Montana. Her middle name, Adelaide, was from her great- grandmother Adelaide Gingras Ledoux. Judy was an ...


Stephen Mahaffey III Stephen Mahaffey III

POLSON — Steve was born June 5, 1926, to Stephen A. and Hazel M. Mahaffey at their home on the Mahaffey Ranch located in Tendoy, Idaho. He was one of two children, himself and Hazel Jane, a sister.  His  parents had purchased this ranch in 1918. The ranch itself was known as the Sharkey Ra...


Lorin Bruce “Butch” Peterson Lorin Bruce “Butch” Peterson

RONAN — Lorin Bruce “Butch” Peterson, 67, of Polson Mont., member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, went to be with his ancestors and creator on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Ronan.  Lorin was born on Jan. 25, 1947, to Lyle and Bernice “Bo...


Marlyn Cooper Ronan Marlyn Cooper Ronan

PONCA CITY, OKLAHOMA — Marlyn Juanita Cooper Ronan, 81, longtime Ponca City resident, died Saturday evening, Nov. 22, 2014. at Via Christi Nursing Home. The daughter of Walter Henry Cooper and Esther Juanita Maxwell, Marlyn was born on Oct. 3, 1933, in Ronan, Montana. She is the youngest of thirteen...


Janice Gail McClure

RONAN — Janice Gail McClure, 69, of Ronan, passed away Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 5, 1945, in St. Ignatius, to George Walter McClure and Laura Helen McClure. From birth to the age of five she lived in Polson with her parents and two older sist...


Esther Clay

PABLO — Esther Clay, 77 of Pablo, died Nov. 18 at her home with her loving family at her side.  Esther was born to Adam and Lena Kuntz on March 11, 1937, in Edgar, Montana and later moved to Ronan where she attended school. She married Mel Wickey in 1954 and they had three children and later di...


Andre Nigel Dullinger Andre Nigel Dullinger

RONAN — On Sept. 23, 2014, Andre Nigel Dullinger passed away from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Born Oct. 24, 1988, in Portland, Oregon, Andre spent his first 10 years exploring the beauty and wonder of Oregon. In 1998 Andre’s family moved to Ronan. He fell in love with the mountains...


Delbert Mearl Palmer Delbert Mearl Palmer

CHARLO — Del Palmer, 93, a lifelong resident of Charlo, passed away quietly at his home, surrounded by family and friends on Friday Nov. 14. Where do we begin to tell the story of a “Life Well Lived?” Del’s life began in Salem, Oregon, on Jan. 10, 1921, where he was born to E.M....


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