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Julia Marie Maughan Julia Marie Maughan

RONAN – Julia Marie (Smith) Maughan, 85, of Ronan, died Dec. 19, 2013 from a stroke. Born May 26, 1928 in Cardston, Alberta, Canada, she married William Rex Maughan Sept. 24, 1947 in the Cardston, Alberta Temple. Rex died June 1, 1978.  Julia is survived by all 14 of their children and more than 71 grandchildren, 80 plus great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. Julia’s pride and joy was her family. She was a talented pianist and entertained for more than 65 years. Everyone loved Julia and we will miss her very much. A private interment was held Monday, Dec. 23. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 28 at the LDS Church in Ronan at 1 p.m. ...


Mary Lou Roddam Bodwell

RONAN — Mary Lou was born to Burton and Ester Waller on Sept. 6, 1932, and joined her sister Ruth at the family home in the piney woods of east Texas. She married the love of her life J.D. Roddam in Lufkin, Texas and together they built a home. They added to their family with a daughter Shannon in 1953...


Florence A. Zimmermann

EUGENE, ORE. — Florence A. Zimmermann passed away on Sept. 25, 2013. She was born in Los Angeles, Calif. on June 26, 1927, to Herman and Francis Barberris Zimmermann and grew up in Lake Elsinore, Calif. After graduating from business college in Los Angeles, she worked in San Diego where she met Jack Ha...


Virginia McConnell

RONAN — Virginia Reichard McConnell, 97, died of natural causes in St. Luke Hospital in Ronan on Dec. 3, 2013. She was born on Feb. 8, 1916, to Clarence and Elsie Reichard in Ronan. She attended schools in Ronan. She and her sister Marge helped on her parents’ Round Butte sheep ranch. It was ther...


Wayne J. Black

POLSON -- Wayne J. Black, age 84, passed away on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his residence in Polson. Memorial services for Wayne will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory.  


James Holland

CAMAS PRAIRIE — James Holland, 83, of Camas Prairie, died Nov. 30, at the Brendan House in Kalispell. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Mission in Hot Springs. Burial will take place immediately following at the Holland Family Cemetery in Camas Prairie with a recepti...


Duane Matthew Fettig Duane Matthew Fettig

ST. IGNATIUS — Duane Fettig, 67, of St. Ignatius, passed away Nov. 24, 2013, at his home in St. Ignatius. He was born Aug. 26, 1946, to Sebastian and Ann Fettig in Dickinson, N.D. and raised in Richardton, N.D. After graduating high school in 1965, he enlisted in the US Navy. Upon discharge in 1970, Du...


James A. “Jim” Holland James A. “Jim” Holland

CAMAS PRAIRIE — Few people are able to live a dream — Jim Holland was privileged to be one of those few.  James A. “Jim” Holland, age 83, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Brendan House in Kalispell. Jim was born to James P. and Margaret (Nell) Ellen Kiely on Dec. 17, 19...


Duane Matthew Fettig Duane Matthew Fettig

ST. IGNATIUS — Duane Fettig, 67, of St. Ignatius, passed away Nov. 24, 2013, at his home in St. Ignatius. He was born Aug. 26, 1946, to Sebastian and Ann Fettig in Dickinson, N.D. and raised in Richardton, N.D. After graduating high school in 1965, he enlisted in the US Navy. Upon discharge in 1970, Du...


Joseph (Joe) Frank Sebestin III

POLSON — Joseph (Joe) Frank Sebestin III, died Nov. 16 at his residence. No services are planned. Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements for the family.


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