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Nicholas James Heiser

POLSON – Nicholas “Nick” James Heiser, 62, passed away at his home on Friday, Dec. 17, from cancer. He was born Nov. 3, 1948 in Helena, to Harold and Peggy Heiser. He married Myrna Backlin who preceded him in death in 2004. He is survived by his two sons -Travis and his wife Cody of Missoula; Reggie and his wife Kelly of Polson; four grandchildren - Nicholas, Sheldon, Kyla and Myranda; two brothers - David and Gene and two sisters - Donna Fritz and Judy Rhinehardt. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned. Arrangements are by Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory of Polson.


Kathleen Ann Dennis

RONAN – Kathleen “Kathy” Ann Dennis, 63, of Ronan, passed away Sunday, Dec. 12, at Community Medical Center in Missoula. Survivors include her loving husband, Arlan Dennis of Ronan; three daughters - Yvette and Kayo Reynolds of Ronan, Yvonne Unrath of Prescott, Ariz., and Amy and Travis ...


Irene Carter Olson

CHARLO – Irene passed away peacefully Dec. 6, with family at her bedside.  She was 82 years old. Huldah Irene Carter was born in Darrell, Mont., Fergus County on April 1, 1928 to Clay and Huldah Toogood Carter. She was the third of eleven children. In 1930 Irene moved to Charlo with her family....


Robert ‘Bobby’ Noble

RONAN — Robert Emanuel Noble, 44, passed away in Lewistown on Saturday, Dec. 4, due to complications of a brain tumor. A CSKT descendant, he was born in Ronan, the son of Bob and Bea Noble. He attended school in Arlee and graduated from high school.  He married Jackie Moran and later divorce...


Millicent McMillin

POLSON — “Just call me Millie!” This is the first thing you would have heard from Millicent McMillin if you were fortunate to have made her acquaintance. Millie passed away in the arms of her best friend on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the Kalispell Regional Medical Center.  She was born o...


Bernard L. Hayes

ST. IGNATIUS — Bernard L. Hayes, 78, passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, at St. Luke Community Hospital in Ronan. In accordance with his wishes, simple services will be held later this summer.  Foster Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.  


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 ha...


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...


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