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Richard Beauchamp Richard Beauchamp

PAGE, ARIZONA — Richard W. Beauchamp, age 71, passed away Monday, Dec.10, 2018, in Page, Arizona. Rich was born in Los Angeles in 1947, to Margaret and Gresham Beauchamp. Rich was the second eldest of four children, (Jeannette Dupre, Carolyn Marie Ephgrave, and John Gresham Beauchamp). The family moved to the Seattle area in the late 1950s. He graduated from Sammamish (Washington) High School in 1965. He enlisted in the Navy and married his high school sweetheart, Susan. The young couple divorced in 1971. He had a son, Michael in 1970, and a daughter, Serena in 1972. Rich received a BS in electrical engineering in 1975 and later took graduate courses at the Naval War College. ...


Marianne Luchkiw Marianne Luchkiw

RONAN — It is with great sadness that the family of Marianne Louise Luchkiw announces her passing, from natural causes, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the age of 61 years. Born on Sept. 1, 1957, in Butler, Pennsylvania, Marianne graduated from Butler High School in Butler and continued her education ...


Larry Gleason Larry Gleason

RONAN — Larry LeRoy Gleason passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, at his home on Lark Meadows Ranch. He was born in Potlach, Idaho, on April 25, 1935 to Mark Edwin and Velma Rose (Burch) Gleason. He married Alice Rose Giesey on May 13, 1956, in Kalispell. They were married for 62 years. He is survived by h...


Jacqueline Knapp

RONAN — Jacqueline Louise (Fisher) Knapp, age 77, passed away on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at St. Luke Extended Care in Ronan. She was born on Jan. 24, 1941, to Albert and Margaret (Cone) Fisher in Ronan, joining her brothers Joe and Jim She grew up on the family farm in the Round Butte area. She went ...


Emalyn Mittag Emalyn Mittag

MOIESE — Emalyn “EJ” Jo Mittag, 52, passed away in her parents’ home on Dec. 14, 2018. EJ was born on Jan. 16, 1966, to Pete and Emalyn Walters in Livingston. EJ and her family spent a year living in Livingston and then started moving to several Montana towns before settling in their ...


Mary Veal

MISSOULA — Mary Lou Veal, 78, passed away in Missoula, on Nov. 21, 2018. A celebration of life was held on Sunday, Dec. 9. at the Senior Citizens Center in St. Ignatius.


Nicole Stanley

WASILLA, ALASKA — Nicole Shiree Stanley, 32, of Wasilla, Alaska, formerly of Polson, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, of natural causes at her home in Alaska. Services are pending and will be announced by The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory.  


Stephen Clairmont Stephen Clairmont

ST. IGNATIUS — Steve “Buttercup” Alexander Clairmont was born on June 30, 1942, to Alexander Alphonse (Sam) and Vuelta (Bella) Clairmont in St. Ignatius. He grew up in Dixon at the Tribal Agency and was a proud member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of Montana. After gradua...


Louis McLeod Sr. Louis McLeod Sr.

POLSON — Louis E. McLeod Sr. “Bumum,” 80, of Polson, went peacefully to be with the Creator on Nov. 12, 2018, at Polson Health and Rehabilitation, due to health issues. Louis was born in St. Ignatius on July 31, 1938. He was the son of Blanche Soucie and Albert McLeod. He was the el...


Carl Burrows Carl Burrows

POLSON – Carl H. Burrows, age 66, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at his residence. He was born on May 19, 1952, in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Henry V. and Eleanor (Rimo) Burrows. He graduated from Tech School in New Jersey and founded Burrows and Son Heating and Cooling, LLC, which he ran...


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