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Greg Devlin memorial

POLSON — Join the Singing S.O.B.s, and friends on July 4, at the East Shore Smokehouse 6-9 p.m. as a final musical tribute to the life and legend of Greg Devlin, who is gone but will never be forgotten. Call 406-887- 2096 for reservations. There will also be a family and friends potluck party at Boettcher Park on July 5 from 1-3 p.m. Bring your own chairs and call 406-261- 9868 for more information. P.S. Greg is laughing all the way to Heaven’s Big Band.  


Celebration of Life for Margaret “Peggy” Hurd Celebration of Life for Margaret “Peggy” Hurd

LAKESIDE —The family of Margaret “Peggy” (Palmer) Hurd invites you to join in celebrating her life at the Lakeside Community Chapel on Saturday, June 8, at 1 p.m. We only request that you bring your prayers and fond memories of Peggy. Reception to follow.


Randy L. Mathes

RONAN — Randy L. Mathes, age 64, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019. He was born on June 15, 1954, to Marguerite (Bartlett) and Henry Mathes in Hayward, California. Randy grew up in Hayward and that is where he met his wife Gail. They got married on Jan. 3, 1975, and in October of 1976 they had their...


Ida Lytton Ida Lytton

POLSON — Ida Rose Lytton passed away on Nov. 20, 2018, at the Pines of Mission in St. Ignatius. She was born on Oct. 22, 1926, in Moorcroft, Wyoming, to Walden and Peggy (Roberts) Blakeman. Ida Lytton was a person of integrity and beauty. Her heart was always about giving to others and she showed th...


James 'Pete' Weber

NELSON, NEBRASKA — Nelson, Nebraska, resident, James R. “Pete” Weber, 75, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, Nebraska. He passed away on May 20, 2019. There will be no services, no viewing or visitation. Pete was cremated. Pete was born o...


Mike Burke

POLSON — Mike Burke passed away peacefully in his hometown of Polson on May 5, 2019. He was 71. Son to Paul and Eleanor “Tally Burke,” he was born March 6, 1948, in Kansas City, Missouri. Mike, a helicopter pilot in the US Army, was honorably discharged December of 1970 as a Chief War...


Jean Steilen

POLSON — Jean Steilen passed away this winter at her daughter’s home in New Jersey. There will be a memorial service held on May 20 at 11 a.m. at the Masonic Temple and will be followed by lunch. All are welcome to remember Jean and to share your stores.  


Daniel Phipps Daniel Phipps

BIGFORK — Daniel K. Phipps, 70, sailed into the night sky March 3, 2019, perhaps on the wings of the snow angel his daughter made outside his sunny window at the Lakeview Care Center, Bigfork. He was an airplane pilot, a live-aboard sailor, and a San Francisco gourmet. Night sailing with him between th...


William Tremper

MISSOULA — William Tremper, well known businessman and community leader in Polson and Missoula, died May 7, 2019, at age 94  of natural causes. Services for him are: vigil service at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at St. Anthony’s Church in Missoula; funeral at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17...


Frank Zacek Frank Zacek

RONAN — Frank passed away on May 5, 2019, at the hospital in Ronan. Frank was born in Lindsay, Nebraska, on June 4, 1936, the son of Peter and Violet Zacek. The family moved and resided in Niobrara, Nebraska, where his father ran the family business, Sanitary Meat Market. Frank graduated from Niobra...


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