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Utah Doyle Cooley

BIG ARM – Utah Doyle Cooley, age 79, of Big Arm, passed away Monday, Dec. 27 from natural causes. He is preceded in death by his parents and wife Wilma in 2009.  Utah is survived by his four children Linda Huston of West Richland, Wash.; Utanna Cooley of Calif.; Zane (Carey) Cooley of Dayton; Jannie Brister of Rathdrum, Idaho; brother Tommy and sisters Vanita Purdy and Nan King, all of Texas; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Graveside services with Military honors were held Dec. 29 at Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Mission Valley Animal Shelter.


Kenneth J. Hulford

POLSON - Kenneth J. Hulford, 80, of Polson, and formerly of Broadus, Mont., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, at the Polson Health and Rehabilitation Center where he had been residing. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be scheduled for a later date. Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory, Polson...


James Barry Nygaard

POLSON – James (Jim) Barry Nygaard was called home to be with the Lord at sunset on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2010 at his daughter’s home in Kalispell. He is survived by his daughter Tarah Hosking, her husband Brendan and grand-daughter Emma of Kalispell, mother Elsie Nygaard of Trout Creek, sis...


Doris A. Webb

POLSON – Doris (Pat) A. Webb, 87 of Polson, passed away on Friday, Dec. 24, at St. Joseph Hospital following years of ill health.   Pat is survived by her husband, Chic at the family home; daughter Dr. Khelly S.J. Webb, Long Beach, Calif.; son Craig and his wife Carmille, Mesquite, Nev.; sister...


Josephine Krone

POLSON – Josephine Krone, 100, of Polson, and formerly of Billings, passed away on Monday, Dec. 20, at St. Joseph Medical Center. Cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will be scheduled for this coming summer. Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory, Polson, is honored to assist Mrs. Kr...


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 Miss...


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...


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