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Dennis Schiele Dennis Schiele

RONAN — Dennis Wayne Schiele, 69, passed from this life to his heavenly home on Dec. 25, 2018, at Mountain View Care Center in Ronan. He was born to Martin and Elsie Schiele on March 26, 1949, in Ronan. He was the youngest of their 12 children. He graduated from Ronan High School, class of 1968, and then continued his education at Flathead Valley Community College, studying forestry. He was also a talented musician who loved to share his music with others. Dennis carried great wealth within his heart. Always concerned about others, his thoughtfulness, compassion and helpful ways touched all the lives around him. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Ilene ...


Anthony Ostheimer

RONAN — Anthony M. (Tony) Ostheimer, 82, of both Missoula and Ronan, passed away at his home in Missoula on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Arrangements are pending and will be announced. Cremation is under the care of Cremation Burial Society of the Rockies.


George DeLie

RONAN — George P. DeLie passed away on Dec. 9 after a marriage of 63 years to Nancy. He was father to Jeffrey and Daniel and brother to Richard. George arrived in Montana in 1974 to be employed at Western B, then Bishop Insurance before starting the DeLie Newman Insurance Agency in Ronan with Maggie...


William Howell William Howell

CHARLO – William Thomas Howell, 75, passed away at his home on Dec. 3, 2018. He was born on Dec. 29, 1942, in St. Ignatius, to Jensen and Mary (Patelzik) Howell and lived his life in Moiese on the family ranch/farm. Bill graduated from Moiese Elementary School in 1956 and graduated with the cla...


Richard Beauchamp Richard Beauchamp

PAGE, ARIZONA — Richard W. Beauchamp, age 71, passed away Monday, Dec.10, 2018, in Page, Arizona. Rich was born in Los Angeles in 1947, to Margaret and Gresham Beauchamp. Rich was the second eldest of four children, (Jeannette Dupre, Carolyn Marie Ephgrave, and John Gresham Beauchamp). The family mo...


Marianne Luchkiw Marianne Luchkiw

RONAN — It is with great sadness that the family of Marianne Louise Luchkiw announces her passing, from natural causes, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the age of 61 years. Born on Sept. 1, 1957, in Butler, Pennsylvania, Marianne graduated from Butler High School in Butler and continued her education ...


Larry Gleason Larry Gleason

RONAN — Larry LeRoy Gleason passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, at his home on Lark Meadows Ranch. He was born in Potlach, Idaho, on April 25, 1935 to Mark Edwin and Velma Rose (Burch) Gleason. He married Alice Rose Giesey on May 13, 1956, in Kalispell. They were married for 62 years. He is survived by h...


Jacqueline Knapp

RONAN — Jacqueline Louise (Fisher) Knapp, age 77, passed away on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at St. Luke Extended Care in Ronan. She was born on Jan. 24, 1941, to Albert and Margaret (Cone) Fisher in Ronan, joining her brothers Joe and Jim She grew up on the family farm in the Round Butte area. She went ...


Emalyn Mittag Emalyn Mittag

MOIESE — Emalyn “EJ” Jo Mittag, 52, passed away in her parents’ home on Dec. 14, 2018. EJ was born on Jan. 16, 1966, to Pete and Emalyn Walters in Livingston. EJ and her family spent a year living in Livingston and then started moving to several Montana towns before settling in their ...


Mary Veal

MISSOULA — Mary Lou Veal, 78, passed away in Missoula, on Nov. 21, 2018. A celebration of life was held on Sunday, Dec. 9. at the Senior Citizens Center in St. Ignatius.


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