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Lance Corporal Dashane Hewankorn Lance Corporal  Dashane Hewankorn

ELMO – Lance Corporal Dashane Ranell Hewankorn, 23 years of age, made his journey to the ancestors on Oct. 16, 2019, while on active duty in the United States Marine Corps. Dashane was a proud member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes and the Seneca Nation of New York State. Dashane was born on April 13, 1996, in Ronan, to Celeste Hewankorn and the late Sean Sylvester. Dashane is the eldest with two siblings, Tyrell Sylvester of Great Falls and Caroline Hewankorn of Elmo. He was educated in Polson and Two Eagle River, participating in basketball, football and track. He graduated from Two Eagle River in May 2014. In May 2015, he enlisted in the United States Marine Cor...


Frank Fortney Frank Fortney

KALISPELL — Frank Wayne Fortney, age 70, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Kalispell Regional Hospital. He was born on Nov. 18, 1948, at St. Helena Sanitarium and Hospital in Napa County California - the son of Francis Todd and Margaret Teresa (Snow) Fortney.  A member of the White Eart...


Joseph Dumontier Joseph Dumontier

RONAN — Joseph “Bud” Dumontier, born Sept. 13, 1936, passed away at St. Luke Extended Care Facility on Oct. 5, 2019.  He was born to Harold and Louise McDonald-Dumontier. He was the fifth child of eight children:  Harold Jr., Reginald “Speed”, Lois “Sally&rdqu...


William Daugherty William Daugherty

MISSOULA — William Edmond Daugherty, 62, of Charlo, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula. He passed away on his brother Michael’s birthday due to complications from COPD and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Ed was born Dec. 8, 1956, in Joplin, Missouri...


Daniel Stromme

MISSOULA — Daniel Stromme, 59, passed away on Sept. 16, 2019, in Missoula after being transferred from Heritage Place in Kalispell. Memorial services will be held on Friday, Oct 25, in Missoula at Garden City Mortuary at 1 p.m. A private interment will take place at a later date in Ronan at Mountain Vi...


Bernard Dempsey

POLSON – Bernard John “Bernie” Dempsey, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at St. Joseph Hospital. Memorial services for Bernie will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at The Lake Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of The Lake Funeral Home and Cre...


Archie Forman, Jr. Archie Forman, Jr.

RONAN — Archie Earl Forman, age 84, passed away on Sept. 29. 2019. Archie was born on Dec. 18, 1934, to Archie and Lorna Wemple Forman in Polson. He grew up on the ranch in Valley View along with his five siblings, taking on many chores and activities that were required of life growing up on the ranch....


Margaret Lozar Margaret Lozar

POLSON — On Oct. 4, 2019, Margaret “Maggie” Lozar joined her beloved Buddy in a rousing jitterbug dance in heaven. Maggie was born on Nov. 7, 1925, to Nettie and Herman Winn in Poplar, Montana. She was the youngest child and always very close to her siblings Martha, Winona and brother, Bud ...


Merrie Anderson Merrie Anderson

RONAN — Our beloved Eloise passed onto the other side of the veil on Sept. 27, 2019, from a long battle with diabetic kidney disease. She was born on March 10, 1951, to Verda and Leonard “Leonel” E. Bell, and was raised on the Round Butte Ranch west of Ronan.   Eloise was a member o...


Archie Forman, Jr.

RONAN – Archie Earl Forman, Jr., 84, passed away at his home on Sept. 29, 2019. A memorial service will be held on Oct. 12, at 10 a.m. at the Polson Community Church, with a luncheon following. Condolences can be sent to: fosterfhandcrematory.com.  Arrangements are being provided by Foster Funeral...


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