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Charles D’Arcy Charles D’Arcy

RONAN — Charles Joseph D’Arcy, 94, of Polson, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Mountain View Care Center in Ronan. Chuck was born on Nov. 23, 1923, in Trochu, Alberta, Canada, the son of Francis and Mary (Walsh) D’Arcy. He was the fourth of their five children. The family moved to Butte where Chuck’s dad gained employment as a miner in the Butte mines. Chuck had a rough and tumble childhood. When he wasn’t creating mischief, he was serving Mass as an altar boy at St. Mary’s Church. He also delivered groceries for a local store. After graduating from Butte Central High School in 1942, he worked for the railroad until joining the Army in 1943. ...


Donald Davis Donald Davis

RONAN — Donald Rae Davis (Don), 78, of Ronan, passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 21, 2018. He lived his life his own way, never missing a good drink, smoke or meal. He had a passion for hunting, fishing and cars. He enjoyed his grandchild Michelle, along with his adopted grandchildren, Carl, B...


James Morgan James Morgan

RONAN – James “Jim” Allen Morgan, 66, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 6, 2018, with his family by his side. He was born to Robert and Ester Morgan on Oct. 1, 1952, in Seaside, Oregon.  Jim worked with the Fire Department of Pablo-Ronan from 1979 to 2004 and worked for the Cit...


Patsy Mueller

POLSON — There will be a graveside interment of the ashes of Patsy Mueller at the Lake View Cemetery in Polson on Friday, Oct. 19, at 12:45 p.m. Father Kevin Christopherson will officiate the short ceremony. A luncheon/reception will follow in the basement of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. ...


Tammy Matt Tammy Matt

ST. IGNATIUS — Tammy Marie Matt passed away on Sept. 19, 2018, in Kalispell Regional Medical Center. She was born in Seattle, Washington, on Dec. 31, 1959, to Del Mathis and Greta Dunsmore.  Tammy was blessed to have a stepdad who cared and raised her after Greta married Earl Dunsmore.  ...


Catherine Hamel Catherine Hamel

RONAN — Catherine Rita Mathias Hamel was born on Dec. 28, 1935, to Agnes Oshanee Cullooyah and Joseph Mathias in Elmo. She passed away on Oct. 8, 2018, in Ronan.   She is the granddaughter of Chief Baptiste Mathias. Through her mother, she is a descendant of Chief Charlo’s band of Salish ...


Hugh Houle Hugh Houle

RONAN — Hugh Ryan Houle, 45, of Ronan, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. He was born June 30, 1973, in Polson, to Bob and Cherilee Houle. He was a son called Ottie Boy and a brother known as Coyote; a handsome husband and a hero to his children. Lovingly called Uncle Ewwie by his nieces and nephe...


Patricia Jersey

RONAN — Patricia Kathleen Palmer Jersey, long of this world, passed on to the next world on Sept. 25, 2018. She was born on Aug. 18, 1923, to Ralph Lee Palmer and Lucille Anne Wagner Palmer in Livingston. She spent her childhood on a ranch near Livingston, proceeded to earn a bachelor’s degree fr...


Francis McGeaughay

LEBANON, TENNESSEE — Francis Norman McGeaughay, age 81, of Lebanon, Tennessee, died Oct. 2, 2018. Mr. McGeaughay was a member of Victory Baptist Church. He retired from the Christian Missionary Alliance with 40 years of service. McMeaughay enjoyed hunting and woodworking. He was also the author of two ...


Patricia Jersey

RONAN — Patricia Kathleen Palmer Jersey, long of this world, passed on to the next world on Sept. 25, 2018. She was born on Aug. 18, 1923, to Ralph Lee Palmer and Lucille Anne Wagner Palmer in Livingston. She spent her childhood on a ranch near Livingston, proceeded to earn a bachelor’s degree fr...


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