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Victor Lefthand

ELMO — Victor Lefthand, 80, of Elmo, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. Victor was born on April 26, 1931 in Nirada, Mont., son of Basil Lefthand, Sr., and Coomsah Morigeau. Victor is preceded in death by both parents, wife Mary Couture; sisters Theresa Lefhand and Harriet Lefthand; and brother Samuel Lefthand. Survivors include daughters Verna Lefthand and Lauren Lefthand; sisters Saraphine Bufton, Amelia Lefthand, Anistasia Finley, Susan Dowdall, Mary Lefthand and Dianna Andrews; brothers Nick Lefthand, August Lefthand, and Basil Lefthand, Jr.; grandson Brandon James, who Victor raised like his own son; and great-grandchildren, Olijah and Tyrell James.

Donald Pollack

POLSON — Donald C. Pollack of Polson, passed away on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. Don was born in Helena on March 19, 1927, the son of Charles and Myrtle Pollack. Don was preceded in death by his son, Jim; his parents; and two sisters, Virginia Sand and Charlotte Featherly. Don is survived by his wife Mer...

Melva Imbert

PABLO — Melva Imbert, 70, of Pablo, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, from complications from surgery at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane. Arrangements will be announced by Grogan Funeral Home of Polson.

Marion Eloise Barnaby McCoy

PABLO — Marion Eloise Barnaby McCoy died Oct. 23, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents Alice Clairmont Barnaby (Cowan) and Maxim Barnaby; her son Gerald “Sonny” Hagen; brothers Howard Barnaby, Gene Cowan, George Cowan; and sisters Wanda Strong and Lois Abbate. Marion is survive...

Ernest LeGrand Groepper

POLSON — Ernest LeGrande Groepper was born Oct. 28, 1947 and died Oct. 24, 2011. Ernie played “no cover songs” and lived his life that way. He will be missed by all who loved him. Cremation will take place. Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory, Polson, is assisting with arrangements. www...

Clara Cornelius Sterling

Polson -- Clara Cornelius Sterling died of natural causes Oct. 25, 2011 at St. Luke Extended Care Facility in Ronan, at age 96. She was born Jan. 21, 1915 in Newark, Greene County, Ind., to Myrtle Viola Hubbard Cornelius and Peter Cornelius. Her maternal grandparents were James Riley Hubbard and Emma Maria H...

Bill Phillips

POLSON — Bill Phillips lost his courageous battle against advanced pancreatic cancer on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. He passed away at home overlooking beautiful Flathead Lake in Polson. He was born on May 26, 1942, in Missoula to Emery and Clayetta Phillips. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, E...

Betty Cook

POLSON — After struggling with health issues, Betty Cook, 86, of Polson, peacefully passed away in her sleep on the morning of Sept. 28, at the Polson Health Rehabilitation Center. Betty was born on May 15, 1925, to Colonel Charles Clifton Agar and Dorothy Thompson Agar in Holden, Mass. She had a gr...

Ella E. (Borntrager) Yutzy

St. Ignatius — Ella E. (Borntrager) Yutzy, 81, passed away October 19, 2011, in Missoula. Born in Yoder, Kan. on November 20, 1929 to Eli and Mattie (Schrock) Borntrager, she married David G. Yutzy on April 18, 1951 in Fairbank, Iowa. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, they lived in holy matrimo...

Donna Mae Freeman (Carey, McVey)

Donna Mae Freeman was born January 25, 1934 and on October 2, 2011 this special lady was taken to join the angels in heaven. She was a gentle and loving soul. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and best friend. She leaves behind her husband of 29 years, Jim Freeman, childre...

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