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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 marriage to Connie (Rick and Randy) were a joy to him as they grew up on the family farm.  Rick is living in Seattle and Randy continues to live with his new family (Kendra, Coleman and Austin) on the farm near Ronan. In addition, Ted has two step-daughters, Kim Jellesma (Kirk) of Vail, AZ ;and Suzy Bower (Nathan) of Troutdale, OR and 6 step-grandchildren (Kayle, Kara, Kyan Jellesma and M...

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...


Donald Dell Manning   COLUMBIA FALLS — Donald Dell Manning, 89, of Columbia Falls and formerly of Polson, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2010, at the Montana Veteran’s Home in Columbia Falls.  Funeral services are pending and will be announced by Grogan Funeral Home and Cremator...

Vida Winkley

POLSON — A memorial service for Vida Winkley, 98, of Polson, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 1 at the Polson Community Church. Winkley passed away on Feb. 7.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made as a donation to the Polson City Library, or to the charity of one&rsqu...

Matthew Roger Howlett

ST. IGNATIUS — Matthew Roger Howlett, 55, passed away April 21, 2010.  Matthew is survived by his brothers Jack of Helena, MT and Kevin (Ronda) of Arlee, MT., sisters, Jamie of LaConnor, WA, Linda of St. Marysville, WA, and Stephanie (Joe) Hawkins of Arlee, MT; son Ryan Smith (Morey Tellier) an...

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