Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Latest Headlines

Current Events

Special Sections

What's New?

Send us your news items.

NOTE: All submissions are subject to our Submission Guidelines.

Announcement Forms

Use these forms to send us announcements.

Birth Announcement


Michelle Diane Rush Amaya

ST. IGNATIUS — Michelle Diane Rush was born on June 20, 1961 in Angwin, Calif. to Richard and Barbara Rush. She was the first of three children born into the Rush family.  On Aug. 31, 1973, the Rush family moved to St. Ignatius, Mont.  Michelle moved to Worland, Wyo. when she was a junior in high school, and even throughout her life, she considered Worland to be her home.  On Feb. 14, 2004, Michelle married Raymond Anthony Amaya, blending both their families.  All too soon, on March 13, 2010, Michelle peacefully passed away in her sleep, leaving her loved ones and friends.  She is survived by her husband Raymond; her parents Richard and Barbara ...

Marie Berthann Keays

RONAN — Marie Berthann Keays, 92, died on April 23, 2010 at St. Luke’s Extended Care Center in Ronan where she had been a resident.  Marie is preceded in death by two siblings, Louise Elizabeth Keays Ojala and Otis Robert Keays, her husband, Harold Edward King and her parents Robert Alonz...

Stella Pearl Jamison

POLSON — Stella Pearl Jamison, 93, of Polson, passed away on May 16, 2010 at St. Luke Nursing Home in Ronan. She is preceded in death by her husband Archie Jamison, son Donald Jamison, daughter Deanna Olney and numerous brothers and sisters.  She is survived by her daughter Barbara Thompson ...

Lawrence ‘Lyle’ Decker

POLSON — Lawrence “Lyle” Decker, 74, of Polson passed away on May 13, 2010. Lyle is survived by his siblings Betty (Hal) Samsel of Polson, Dale (Laurie) Decker of Tacoma, WA, Donna (David) Marks of Arlee and Ranae Decker of Denver; an adopted son Vincent “Buck” Swan; his neph...

Cecil L. Boyd

RICHLAND, WASH. — Cecil L. Boyd, 85, of Richland, Wash. passed away April 29. He was born to Charles and Aphrodite Boyd on October 34, 1924 in Yuma, Colo. He is preceded in death by his wife of 59 years Inge Boyd. Survivors of Cecil include his five children Karin Moss, Linda Arnot, Ava Lauby, Ge...

Anna Mae Sullivan

PABLO — Anna Mae Storm–Harris Sullivan, 83, of Pablo, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at home surrounded by her family. Her parents and her eldest son, Gary Ambross Harris precede her in death. In addition to her children, she is survived by 15 grandchildren, Rock Olson (Crystal McDou...

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 marria...

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...

Sponsored by: