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Catherine Corrigan

POLSON — Catherine Marie Corrigan, 67, passed away on Feb. 18, 2019. Arrangements will be announced at a later date. 


Barbara Cripps Barbara Cripps

DIXON — Barbara Jean Cripps, 76, of Dixon, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. She was born Nov. 21, 1942, in Great Falls to LeRoy and Jean Ellis. She grew up in Lewistown, met and married Donald Blaine Cripps of Guilt Edge, the love of her life. They raised four beautiful daughters and lived all o...


Vivian Aylesworth Vivian Aylesworth

MISSOULA — Vivian Faye Parker arrived on Aug. 28, 1931, in Weedpatch (her mother would say “in a weedpatch”), California. Born to Mabel Estella (Stonehocker) and Frank Guy Parker, she joined older sister Eileen in the cotton fields south of Bakersfield, where scarce depression era jobs had ...


Patrick McClure Patrick McClure

MISSOULA — Patrick Scott McClure made his journey to the Great Creator on Saturday. Feb. 2, 2019. He was embraced by his family that have gone before him, his father, Roy; his mother, Lois; his, brothers: Richard, Paul, and baby Jimmie and his sister, Sharon. Scott was born on Oct. 19th, 1947, in St...


Dean Hermes Dean Hermes

POLSON — Dean Walter Hermes, 74, of Polson, formerly of Williston, North Dakota, passed away on Feb. 6, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula. He was born on May 8, 1944, in Glen Ullin, North Dakota, to Wilbert and Madeline (Mosbrucker) Hermes. He was raised in Williston where he learned a lifelong love ...


Caroline Morton Caroline Morton

POLSON — Caroline Virginia Felton Morton passed away at home on Jan. 29, 2019. She was born on Nov. 8, 1928, in Havre to William Pruden and Sally Borchardt Felton. She was their ninth child. She was raised in the Bears Paw Mountains and Chinook. After high school she traveled to Great Falls to work,...


Ann Belen

POLSON — Ann Dore’ Belen passed away in Missoula, on Feb. 2, 2019, after a short illness. Ann was born in Munising, Michigan, and graduated from Sacred Heart School and Mather High School. In 1954, Ann and Julius Belen were married, and they raised three children: Katherine, Jean, and William. ...


Agnes Stipe Agnes Stipe

MISSOULA — Heaven gained a sweet angel on Sunday morning, Feb. 3, 2019, when Agnes Stipe, 85, passed away at Brookdale in Missoula. Born Agnes Sarah Morris on May 9, 1933, in Ronan, to Dave and Asia Morris, she was raised on the ranch west of Charlo, with her sister Betty Ann. Agnes graduated from C...


June Sanks June Sanks

RONAN — June Irene Sanks was born in a small farm house near Hinsdale, Montana, on July 23, 1929, and passed away on Jan. 17, 2019. at St. Luke Long Term Care facility in Ronan. At the age of four, June’s family left eastern Montana and made their way to Sanders County and found a home on the ...


Joyce Marsh Joyce Marsh

KALISPELL — Joyce Marsh passed away on Jan. 22, 2019, in Kalispell. She was 68. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, Jim. She lived in Polson for over 45 years. Joyce is survived by her two sons and their wives, Troy and Tawnya Marsh and a grandson, Chase, and Eric and Brooke...


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