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Byron Crow Byron Crow

COLUMBIA FALLS — Byron Reese Crow, 52, passed away on Oct. 6, 2020.   Byron Reese Crow was born June 23, 1968, to Ken and Sandra Lee Crow in Stayton, Oregon. He attended six different schools and graduated from high school in Port Orchard, Washington. Byron was a gifted cyclist in high school and loved riding his prized Eddy Merckx orange bicycle.  Byron joined the US Marine Corps and graduated from Parris Island, South Caroline, in October of 1987, 50 years to the month as his grandfather, Joseph Lee.  After his service, he moved to Montana and married a West Glacier girl. They spent many years together exploring the outdoors and raising several pups - Dawson,...


Ingrid Roberts  Ingrid Roberts

CHARLO — Ingrid Karen Roberts, born June 13, 1941, passed away on Oct. 9, 2020, due to complication of diabetes. As a young girl her parents moved to St. Ignatius, where she graduated in 1959.  Ingrid worked in the Charlo School District for over 30 years and was known as “Miss Ingrid&rdq...


Rick Kerr Rick Kerr

CHARLO — Rick Allen Kerr went to be with his Savior and sons suddenly on Oct. 1, 2020. He was born on April 22, 1953, in St. Ignatius  to Ralph and Jane Kerr.   Rick grew up in Charlo with his four sisters. He graduated from Charlo High School in 1971.   Rick could build anything w...


Peggy Delaurenti Peggy Delaurenti

RONAN — Peggy Marie (Krantz) Delaurenti was born on May 28, 1944, in St. Ignatius, to Hyram Franklin Krantz and Barbara Jakes Krantz and passed away on Oct. 7, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was number ten in a family of 14 children, who grew up on the family farm south of St. Ignatius facing the ...


Darlene Wilder Darlene Wilder

POLSON — Darlene Roylance Wilder, age 20, of Polson, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Darlene was born on Jan. 3, 2000, to Tyrone Burke and Weemus Wilder. She was a special baby from day one. She was the first...


Clarence Williams Clarence Williams

MISSION VALLEY — Born in Missoula, on Jan. 15, 1945, the seventh of eight children of Mary and Cecil Williams, Clarence G. Williams loved people and he loved Montana.  As a teenager, he joined the Marine Corps and served his country proudly. His love of cars and driving sprouted when he became ...


Carol Anderson Carol Anderson

POLSON — It is with deep sadness and broken hearts that the children of Carol J. Anderson announce her death on Sept. 7, 2020. Carol was born in Iowa in 1938. She moved to Montana and married Merle C. Anderson in 1959. She and Merle (Dad) worked the family farm and raised their family near Polson, all ...


Patrick Espinoza Patrick Espinoza

ARLEE — On Sept. 27, 2020, the world lost an honest man, a man of integrity and a true cowboy when Patrick Espinoza moved on to his next rodeo. Pat was born on May 28, 1938, to Pablo and Annie Espinoza of Arlee. He was raised with five siblings, (Sarge, Carl, Anita, Dib, and Lolita). The lessons he ...


Thomas Eddy Thomas Eddy

POLSON — Thomas Walter Eddy died peacefully at his home in Polson on Sept. 24, 2020, at the age of 83 from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Thomas (Tom) was born on March 17, 1937, in Pasadena, California, to the late Allan and Gladys (Metcalf) Eddy.  He was raised in California. He graduated from th...


Donald Violette Donald Violette

POLSON — On Sept. 24, 2020, Donald Joseph Violette, a loving father, and husband, passed away at the age of 85, in his home, due to natural causes. Donald (Don) was born in Missoula on March 8, 1935, to Sherman and Josephine Violette. He was the eldest of three brothers. Don’s father, Sherman,...


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