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Lawrence ‘Lyle’ Decker

POLSON — Lawrence “Lyle” Decker, 74, of Polson passed away on May 13, 2010. Lyle is survived by his siblings Betty (Hal) Samsel of Polson, Dale (Laurie) Decker of Tacoma, WA, Donna (David) Marks of Arlee and Ranae Decker of Denver; an adopted son Vincent “Buck” Swan; his nephews Steve (Shelly) Samsel and Jeff Decker; his nieces Sheryl (Randy) Symon, Shenda Burnett, Debbie (Jon) O’Neill, Deanne (Casey) Smith; his beloved great nieces and nephews, who called him “Uncle” and his cat JJ. Lyle was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Edith Decker, and a nephew Dwayne Marks. Services will be held Monday, May 17th at 2 pm in the Ch...


Cecil L. Boyd

RICHLAND, WASH. — Cecil L. Boyd, 85, of Richland, Wash. passed away April 29. He was born to Charles and Aphrodite Boyd on October 34, 1924 in Yuma, Colo. He is preceded in death by his wife of 59 years Inge Boyd. Survivors of Cecil include his five children Karin Moss, Linda Arnot, Ava Lauby, Ge...


Anna Mae Sullivan

PABLO — Anna Mae Storm–Harris Sullivan, 83, of Pablo, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at home surrounded by her family. Her parents and her eldest son, Gary Ambross Harris precede her in death. In addition to her children, she is survived by 15 grandchildren, Rock Olson (Crystal McDou...


Theodore (Ted) Carl Reinlasoder

RONAN — Ted Reinlasoder passed peacefully on April 25, 2010  He is survived by his loving wife (Janet), his sister (Helen Sorenson), and four children. His two children from his first marriage to Susan (Tammy and Shane) were later adopted by their stepfather. His children from his second marria...


Robert Andrew Nice

POLSON — Robert Andrew Nice, 90, of Polson, died on Monday, May 10, 2010, at the St. Joseph Assisted Living Community in Polson, where he had been a resident. Robert is preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Kay Nice. Survivors include two daughters; Barb (Ed) Fudrich of Dana Point, Calif. and Robi...


Donald Dell Manning

POLSON — Donald Dell Manning, 89, of Polson, passed away Sunday, May 2, 2010 after a six-year battle with multiple myeloma. In addition to his parents, his wife, Anna, who passed away in 2008, and two sons, Jerry and David, precede him in death. Don is survived by his daughters, Jane, Margie, and...


Julia Elva Horstman

POLSON — Julia Elva Horstman, 95, of Spokane, Wash. and formerly of Polson, passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2010, at the Royal Park Care Center in Spokane, where she had been a resident.  Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will take place at a later date.  Grogan Funeral H...


Maria Gress

ST. IGNATIUS — Maria A. Gress, 84, passed away Thursday at St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena. Maria was born to Mike and Pepretua (Waliser) Gress on June 18, 1925 in Hysham, Montana. She was preceded in death by her siblings and parents as well as her oldest daughter, Patricia Sloan. She le...


Baldomario Juan Sanchez

ARLEE — Baldomario Juan Sanchez, 73, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2010. Baldomario was preceded in death by his parents, Donaciano and Juana Sanchez, a brother and sister, his eldest son, a great-grandson and numerous relatives and friends. He is survived by his children Margaret (Marty) of the f...


Michael Troy Pierce

RONAN — Michael (Mikey) Troy Pierce was granted his angel wings and went home to God on Saturday May 8th, 2010. He was the tender age of 22. He was born in Missoula to Donald and Kelly Pierce.  Mikey graduated from Billings West High School in 2006. He moved back to the Mission Valley to work w...


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