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Nicole Stanley

WASILLA, ALASKA — Nicole Shiree Stanley, 32, of Wasilla, Alaska, formerly of Polson, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, of natural causes at her home in Alaska. Services are pending and will be announced by The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory.  


Stephen Clairmont Stephen Clairmont

ST. IGNATIUS — Steve “Buttercup” Alexander Clairmont was born on June 30, 1942, to Alexander Alphonse (Sam) and Vuelta (Bella) Clairmont in St. Ignatius. He grew up in Dixon at the Tribal Agency and was a proud member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of Montana. After gradua...


Louis McLeod Sr. Louis McLeod Sr.

POLSON — Louis E. McLeod Sr. “Bumum,” 80, of Polson, went peacefully to be with the Creator on Nov. 12, 2018, at Polson Health and Rehabilitation, due to health issues. Louis was born in St. Ignatius on July 31, 1938. He was the son of Blanche Soucie and Albert McLeod. He was the el...


Carl Burrows Carl Burrows

POLSON – Carl H. Burrows, age 66, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at his residence. He was born on May 19, 1952, in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Henry V. and Eleanor (Rimo) Burrows. He graduated from Tech School in New Jersey and founded Burrows and Son Heating and Cooling, LLC, which he ran...


Bud Fitzpatrick Bud Fitzpatrick

CHARLO — Bud Jesse Fitzpatrick, 71, was born on Aug. 22, 1947, in Oliver Gulch, Hot Springs to Alicia and Lloyd Bailey. He was an only child. Bud passed peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 19, 2018. Bud grew up on the ranch in Hot Springs and started driving tractors and farming at a tender age. He cut and...


Aiden Michael Finley Aiden Michael Finley

POLSON — Aiden Michael (Silvertip Grizzly Bear) Finley, age 20, was born on Feb. 18, 1998 and due to a tragic accident was taken from us on Dec. 8, 2018. Aiden was a proud member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe. He was the son of Tricia Finley and Mandi Gullotta of Polson. Aiden was ve...


Susan A. Stuber Susan A. Stuber

POLSON — Susan was born on Sept. 21, 1950, in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Carl and Esther Elardo. She passed away on Nov. 21, 2018. Her loving family, her blue-collar midwest work ethic, and her insatiable appetite for knowledge, provided the foundation for her life’s work as an early childhood educ...


Sally Schneider Sally Schneider

MISSOULA — Sally Ann Schneider passed away in Missoula on Nov. 11, 2018, after a short illness. Sally was born on May 26, 1942, in Racine, Wisconsin, to James B. and Katherine F. Herman. As a single parent, she put herself through nursing school, graduating from Gateway Technical Institute as a re...


Linda Fritch Linda Fritch

POLSON — Linda Sue McKinney Fritch was born on Jan. 8, 1943 and passed away on Nov. 20, 2018. Linda worked as a CNA at Providence St. Joseph Assisted Living in Polson. She was loved by all those she cared for as well as their families. She had a big heart and never knew a stranger. Linda enjoyed ...


Joseph Mark

POLSON- Joseph John “Joe” Mark, age 87, of Polson, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospital from natural causes. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the care of The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory.


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