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Richard “Rick” Joseph Luchau

RONAN — Richard “Rick” Joseph Luchau, 56, of Ronan, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, due to natural causes. Rick was born May 18, 1954, to Dick and Nadine Luchau of Ronan. Growing up, he learned his love of hunting, fishing, and the outdoors from his Dad. After Rick had his own son, he spent much time doing the same things with him. “Ricky” became Rick’s main hunting and fishing buddy and Rick cherished every moment they spent together in the outdoors. Much of Rick’s youth was spent at the family cabin on Flathead Lake, where he spent his time boating, water-skiing, fishing, and initiating firework wars with the cousins. In lat...


Juanita Joan (Bisson) Marquardt

PABLO – Juanita Joan (Bisson) Marquardt, 79, passed away Nov. 19. Juanita was born in St. Ignatius on Oct. 15, 1931 to Camille and Mary (Dixon) Bisson.  One of 13 children, she was preceded in death by Donald Marquardt, children Ted Marquardt, Donald Collins II and Cindy Collins as well as h...


Edmond “Ed” Dean Jaeger

ELMO — Edmond “Ed” Dean Jaeger, 55, of Elmo, loving husband, father, grandfather, teacher, and friend, passed away Nov. 25 at his home after a six-year battle with cancer. Ed was born on July 21, 1955, in Oak Harbor, Wash., a son of the late Roland and Shirley Jaeger.  Those left...


C. Arthur Fors

POLSON – C. Arthur Fors, 94, long time resident of Polson, died of natural causes on Thursday, Nov. 4, at his home. Those left with cherished memories are his loving wife of 69 years, Amelia, and their four children, James A. Fors, Janet (John) Petrosky, Karen (Ed) Tabacco, Paul (Sandi) Fors, 13 gra...


Pearl Roullier Ashley

PABLO – Pearl Roullier Ashley, 83, of Pablo, passed away Friday, Nov. 19, at home surrounded by her loving family. Besides her parents, Pearl is preceded in death by her husband, August; three sisters, Julia Munzanreder, Vi Matt, and June Ashley; three brothers, Henry, Albert, and Frank Roullier; a ...


William Hickenbottom

POLSON – William Hickenbottom, 77, of Polson, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the VA Medical Center in Fort Harrison, Mont. Born June 30, 1933 in Moorcroft, Wyo., to Stephen and Mary Baker Hickenbottom, William is preceded in death by his parents, 12 siblings and a great granddaughter, Natashai. ...


Socorro “Tony” Padilla

POLSON – Tony Padilla passed away unexpectedly Nov. 12. Tony was born July 5, 1930 in Missoula to Patricio and Lorenza Padilla. Tony joined the Air Force after graduating from Ronan High School in 1947. He later worked for Boeing and retired from AT&T in1990 in Helena. He married Kay Shepard in ...


Mona Miller

POLSON — Mona Miller, 90, of Polson, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, while on an extended stay at the home of her daughter in Chiloquin, Ore. Mona will be remembered for her open arms and caring ways to all. She is preceded in death by her husband and a son, Lamar O’Brien. Survivors inclu...


Mary Jane Ryan

POLSON – Mary Jane Ryan, 88, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 11, at The Retreat, an assisted living community in Polson. Mary Jane was born to William “Luke” and Minnie May Smith on Dec. 9, 1921 in Stevensville.             Mary Jane’s family and frie...


David (Buck) Bucklew

PABLO - David (Buck) Bucklew, 82, passed away Oct. 23 in Tempo, Texas from cancer. He is deeply missed at Apostolic Church (Pastor Rudd Knutson’s Church) in Polson. A memorial at the church is pending.  He is survived by Betty Bucklew and his family in Arizona and Texas. He will be buried in Ag...


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