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Daniel Michael Normandeau Daniel Michael  Normandeau

RONAN — Daniel Michael Normandeau, 60, passed away at St. Luke Hospital, June 18, 2017, following years of a brave struggle with severe medical conditions. Daniel was born to Louis and Lila Normandeau on March 2, 1957. He was raised in Ronan and graduated from Ronan High School. He graduated from the University of Montana with degrees in psychology and sociology. He also had a number of jobs in the oil fields of North Dakota, was on staff at the Ronan Job Corps, the CSKT fire control as well as the property and supply department for CSKT. He enjoyed a number of hobbies that included building his own home and his own airplane. He is survived by his mother, Lila; three brothers, Stev...


Rita Peters Rita Peters

CHARLO — Rita Peters, 95, of Charlo, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at St. Luke Extended Care, of natural causes. She was born on Sept. 20, 1921, in De Smet, South Dakota, to Urban and Beatrice Feuerstein.  As a young girl, she lived with her family on a farm and was educated in De Smet p...


Mable May Henning Mable May Henning

CALI MESA, CALIFORNIA — Our loving and vivacious mom, Mable May Munson Linder Henning, 97, formerly of Bigfork, went to join the angels on March 28, 2017, at The Sunshine House in Cali Mesa, California. She was born to Olaf and Anna Munson on May 30, 1919, in Hamil, South Dakota. She married Eric Li...


Kail W. Hitchcock Kail W. Hitchcock

BOZEMAN — Kail W. Hitchcock, 24, of Radersburg, Montana, passed away June 10, 2017, in Bozeman. He was born March 3, 1993, to Paul Craycraft and Michelle Hitchcock Brush in Missoula. Kail grew up in Arlee and Helena where he attended school. He later made Radersbury his home and worked as a hunting ...


Harold V. Utsond (Link)

POLSON — Harold V. Utsond (Link), was born on Aug. 29, 1934, in Polson. He attended Montana State University on an athletic scholarship and then joined the US Army. He went on to work at the Desert Inn Golf Course in Las Vegas then returned home to work at Plum Creek Mill.  He is survived by hi...


Patricia Stokes Patricia Stokes

POLSON – Patricia Lynn Beaver Stokes, 85, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017, at The Retreat in Polson. She was born in Missoula to Elmer and Ethel (Dewey) Lynn on July 22, 1931.  Patricia graduated from Missoula County High School in 1949. She later married Larry “Bevo” Beaver, who ...


Tracy Fawbush

POLSON — Tracy Fawbush, 82, passed away June 5, 2017. He was born in Ukiah, California, and spent most of his life in Southern California. He was a proud veteran. He and his wife, Judy, moved to Montana in 1998 for a job opportunity as a purchasing manager at Tamsco. Tracy also became a realtor after h...


Joyce Kinyon Enger Joyce Kinyon Enger

POLSON — Joyce Kinyon Enger, 76, of Polson, left this world on June 4 with her family by her side to walk with Jesus. She was born in Havre, to Alfred and Anna Smith on April 13, 1941. She was married to Jim Kinyon, who preceded her in death, in 1978 and they had three children together. She later marr...


Carl Willis McLauchlin

LEWISTOWN, IDAHO — Carl passed away on Sunday, May 28, at the Veterans’ Administration Retirement Home in Lewiston, Idaho; he was 85. He was born in Yuma, Arizona, on March 27, 1932, to William Alton and Ollie Mae McLauchlin. Carl was born the fourth of five children with two sisters, Mabel and L...


Clarinda Burke Clarinda Burke

POLSON — Our Clar Bear passed away on June 8, 2017, in the early afternoon after a long battle with cancer and other serious health issues. She was born Clarinda Diane Burke on Jan. 23, 1952, to Clifford Dennis Burke and Louise Caye Burke. She was the third oldest child of 13 children. As a young ch...


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