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MacKenzie Lily BraveRock Plant

ST. IGNATIUS – MacKenzie Lily BraveRock Plant, 20, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Born to Virgil BraveRock and Dale StandingAlone, she attended schools in Ronan and college at Dillon & Calgary. She is survived her husband, Louie Plant; son Pius Francis BraveRock DeRouche; parents Dale StandingAlone and Virgil (Brenda) BraveRock; grandparents Mervyn & Louise BraveRock and Alfred & Lily StandingAlone; siblings Chelsea (Stephen Hunt) BraveRock, Jera Wagner, Cecilia Shorty, Elisha (Rayne) Shorty, Michael StandingAlone, Chase and Feather Curley, relatives and friends. Services were held on Aug. 6 in St. Ignatius with interment in the Elmo Cemetery.  


Heber James Perry

Heber James Perry (Jim), 88, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2010 in his home in Boise, Idaho.   Jim is survived by his wife of 61 years, Kathleen, nine children, 37 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren.   Jim was an inspiration to those who knew and loved him, and his life was exempli...


Howard Edwin Hill

Howard Edwin Hill, 84, of Polson, MT, passed away on Monday, Aug. 2, 2010 at home. Survivors include his wife, Joyce; sons, Richard Hill, Randal Hill, and Ronald Hill; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at 3 p.m. at Lakeview Cem...


Henry Harold Baertsch

Henry Harold Baertsch, 90, Polson, passed away Sunday, Aug. 1, of natural causes. He is survived by two half-sisters, Susie and Myrtle, and four half-brothers, James, Robert, Charles and Billy. He is also survived by first cousins Oscar and Loyal “Buck” Baertsch of Polson, John Baertsch of Hel...


Ethel K. “Lennie” Allison

ST. IGNATIUS — Ethel K. “Lennie” Allison, 87, long time resident of St. Ignatius, passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital in Ronan. Born in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, Lennie was the oldest of four children to Nels Klopp and Grace Lenora Nicolson Klopp. She grew up on a farm in Northe...


Hilma Hansine Wik Strom

POLSON — Hilma Hansine Wik Strom, 92, of Polson died Sunday, July 25, 2010 at her home of congestive heart failure. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Kruse of Polson; her son, Odin Strom and wife Chris of Polson; two grandsons, Robert Kruse and wife Mary of Kalispell and Wesley Kruse of Kalisp...


Betty A. “Betsy” Plant

ARLEE — Betty A. “Betsy” Plant, age 84 of Arlee passed away on Thursday July 22, 2010 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula.  Betsy was born in Nespelem, Wash., at the family home on March 26, 1926, the sixth child of Michel Plant and Cecille LaMoose Plant. She attended schools in Washin...


Kevin Barry Kirwan

POLSON — Kevin Barry Kirwan, 37 years old, passed away on July 7, 2010, in his sleep of natural causes in Woodburn, Ore. Born Aug. 9, 1972 in Missoula, Kirwan attended Polson High School and Salish Kootenai College.  He studied for certification as an emergency medical technician at Clakamas...


Berniece Louise Freschet

POLSON — Berniece Louise Freschet, 82, of Polson, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at St. Luke’s Extended Care Facility in Ronan. Besides her parents Paul and Rose Zigele Speck, Berniece is preceded in death by a daughter, Dinah Hair. Surviors include her husband, Ferruccio Freschet; t...


Alice Nenemay Camel

RONAN — On Sunday, July 25, 2010, a guardian angel came to take Alice Nenemay Camel, of Ronan, Montana, back to her God in Heaven.  Before she left, she said, “Do not cry for me for I am, at last, at peace.” Alice passed away from natural causes at the St. Luke’s Community hospit...


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