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Ellen Marie Lobdell

POLSON – Ellen Marie Lobdell, 80, of Polson, passed away on Sept. 5, 2011 at her home, surrounded by her family. Born Sept. 14, 1930 in Chelsea, Mich. to Jim and Delores Wright, Ellen married LeRoy Lobdell on Aug. 9, 1952. Ellen is preceded in death by her great granddaughter, Little Angel, and a sister, Margaret Moore. She is survived by her husband LeRoy of Polson and five children: Vickey (Steven) Griffin, Steve Lobdell, Susan Fairchild (all of Polson); Tony (Linda) Lobdell of Gunnison, Colo.; Erwin (Wendy) Lobdell of Charlo, Mont.; a sister, Barb Wacker, two-sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, 17 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. A memorial service will be h...


Arthur R. Trahan Sr.

ELMO — Arthur R. Trahan Sr., 66, passed away Friday, Aug. 26, in Kalispell after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his mother Alois Burland; brothers Jim Skelton, Mike (Caro) Trahan, Ron (Vi) Trahan; sisters Kay Trahan, Dixie (Bill) Brabender; sons Les (Jen) Trahan, Art Trahan Jr., Dan Trahan, Lu...


Nilah Jean Miller

RONAN – A memorial service for Nilah Jean Miller will be held Saturday, Aug. 27 at 2:30 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church in Ronan. Mrs. Miller passed away July 15, 2011 in Kennewick, Wash. The family asks everyone to wear their favorite hat in honor of her memory. A luncheon will follow services.


Mark Emmett Harris

RONAN — Mark Emmett Harris, 55, of Ronan, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at St. Luke’s Extended Care Facility in Ronan. Mark was born on Nov. 12, 1955, in the Townsend, Mont., hospital on a cold winter's day. He spent his earlier days on a mountain ranch and then moved to western Montana w...


Eva Louise Moran

RONAN — Eva Louise Moran, 90, of Ronan, MT passed away on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the St. Luke Extended Care Facility in Ronan. A full obituary will appear in an upcoming edition. Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory, Polson, is assisting with arrangements.


Leonard H. R. Salomon

POLSON — Leonard H. R. Salomon, 83, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 20 at St. Luke Community Hospital in Ronan. Leonard was born in Polson on Dec. 23, 1927 to Peter A. and Anna Margaretha (Smith) Salomon. Leonard is survived by his wife Pat, two sons David and Dennis all of Polson, and five grand...


Doreena Dee Plant

POLSON – Doreena Dee Plant, 45, passed away Aug. 11 in Spokane, Wash. A member of the CSKT, she was born to Albert and Delphine Plant on July 25, 1966, in Brewster, Wash. Doreena was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving in Desert Storm and Desert Shield before returning to the work for the Tribes. She is...


Nadine E. “Gramma Gunny” (Felsman) Allison

ST. IGNATIUS — Nadine E. “Gramma Gunny” (Felsman) Allison, 89, passed away peacefully on Aug. 8 at her home in St. Ignatius. She was preceded in death by her parents Joe & Bess Felsman, husband Gunny Allison, daughter Karen Hale, granddaughter Wendy Roullier and grandson Casey Hawkin...


Keith E. Cable

ST. IGNATIUS – Keith Erwin Cable, 79, passed away at his Post Creek family home on Saturday, July 23. Keith was born Jan. 15, 1932 in Pendleton, Ore. to Clark and Mable Depew Cable. Keith’s love of ranching was inherited from his grandparents who were Eastern Oregon pioneers that ranched and mine...


Roy (Rocky) Nocerini

RONAN - Roy Nocerini, 85, died Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Village Health Care, Missoula, Mont., beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Roy (also called Rocky) was a kind person with an interesting life. His life began in Iron Mountain, Mich., with his parents, Helen and Guido and siblings ...


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