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Harry L. Britton

POLSON — Harry L. Britton, 82, passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at St. Joseph Medical Center after a year-long battle with a brain tumor. Born and raised in Great Falls, Harry’s outgoing personality was a valuable asset in his career as a salesman. He worked many years as a building materials sales rep before owning his own store in Washington. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Margie Rae. He is survived by sons, Chris (Suzanne) Britton and Ken (Lorie) Britton; and daughter, Diane McEvers; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Polson, w...


Lashaundra Aimsback

RONAN — Lashaundra Aimsback, 3-month-old daughter of Tiffany Cutfinger and Peter Aimsback, was made an angel on Saturday, February 13, in Ronan, Montana. A wake will begin in Browning this week under the direction of Spotted Eagle Tribal Wake Center, phone number, 338-2099, before returning to St. I...


Lisa Marie Ellis

POLSON — Lisa Marie Ellis, 40, of Polson passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010 at Polson Health and Rehabilitation Center from natural causes. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time. A full obituary will run later. Arrangements are by Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory. ...


Vida Winkley

POLSON — Vida Winkley, 98, of Polson, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010 at St. Joseph Medical Center. Vida was born Feb. 19, 1911 in Kellerton, Iowa to Bill and Martha Hackett Vail. She attended the Vancouver Business College. In 1933, she married O. E. “Kim” Kimball in Camas, Wash. Th...


Clara Ann (Nick) Rossbach

ST. IGNAITUS — Clara Ann (Nick) Rossbach, 59, died on Feb. 1. She was born July 24, 1950 to Hy Nick and Mary Andrew Sherwood in St. Ignatius. She married Robert Peltier and later remarried William Delmer George Rossbach. Clara was preceded in death by husbands; parents; stepfather, Lil’ ...


Doreen Margaret Pefley

POLSON — Doreen Margaret Pefley, 63, of Polson, courageously left her family and friends on Feb. 5, 2010, to celebrate her walk with our Lord and Savior. Her grace, smile and kindness touched so many. She enjoyed so many aspects of life and lived life the way God intended. Doreen helped so many fami...


Katherine Irene Washula Miller

ST. IGNATIUS — Katherine Irene Washula Miller, 95, of St. Ignatius, passed away Feb. 5, 2010 at St. Luke’s in Ronan. Katherine was born in Canada on Dec. 7, 1914 to Mike and Pauline Washula. She was raised in Malta and graduated from Mission High School. On Nov. 16, 1935, she married Merle ...


Alberta Moody Hempstead

RONAN — Alberta Moody Hempstead, 71, died Feb. 3 at St. Patrick’s Hospital. She was born Feb. 25, 1938 to Mae and Albert Moody in Ronan. She is survived by daughter, Paula Homuth of Missoula; son, Rick DeSaussure of Santa Fe, N.M.; grandchildren Chris and Kevin Gardipe, Andrew Homuth, Ali S...


Fern Mollohan Giltner

POLSON — Fern Mollohan Giltner, 85, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 at Evergreen Polson Health and Rehabilitation Center of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Born May 25, 1924 in Burns, Kan. to T.K. and Lena Mollohan, she was schooled in El Dorado and Iola, Kan. and at the Andover Newt...


Marvin J. Peone

SEATTLE, Wash. — Marvin J. Peone, 47, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28 at Harborview Medical Center from injuries received in an auto/pedestrian accident. A member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe, Marvin was born in St. Ignatius to Adeline Bernice (Marengo) and Francis Peone. He was ra...


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