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Donald Daniel McVey

POST FALLS, IDAHO — Donald Daniel McVey, 78, passed away at North Idaho Advanced Care Hospital on Aug. 23, 2013. Donald was born on Sept. 15, 1934, in Ronan to Jack McVey and Adeline (Petticrew) McVey. Bell Tower Funeral Home of Post Falls, Idaho is in care of arrangements. Please visit Donald’s online memorial at belltowerfuneralhome.com.


Eugene “Duge” Koon Eugene “Duge” Koon

POLSON —Eugene “Duge” Koon, 83, of Polson, surrounded by his loving family, died on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at St. Joseph's Hospital of natural causes. He was born on June 26, 1930, in Malta, Mont. to Russell and Helen Koon. He attended high school in Glasgow where he played football and was...


Bryan George Cook Bryan George Cook

VALLEY VIEW — Bryan George Cook, 49, passed away Aug. 7, 2013. Bryan is the son of John and Sally Cook. He married Sally A. Kuntz Sept. 25, 1982. Bryan was preceded in death by father John Cook and grandson Cylus Dentler. He is survived by his mother Sally D.; his wife of 31 years Sally A.; his sist...


Jacqueline “Jackie” Hunt

POST CREEK – Jacqueline “Jackie” Hunt, 78, passed away at her home on Saturday, Aug.18. Funeral services have been held. A full obituary will run next week. Condolences may be left at fosterfhandcrematory.com.  


Robert James Marshall Robert James Marshall

BIGFORK — Robert James Marshall passed away quietly at Lakeview Care Center in Bigfork on Aug. 17, 2013, due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease and Louie Body Dementia. A graveside inurnment will take place at the Bethel Lutheran Church Cemetery in the spring. He was born Oct. 20, 1934,...


Richard ‘Dick’ Dewey Luchau Richard ‘Dick’ Dewey Luchau

RONAN — Richard “Dick Dewey Luchau, 87, of Ronan, passed away Aug. 16, 2013 from complications of Alzheimer’s.  Dick was born in Polson to Beatrice and Harold Luchau on April 20, 1926. In his younger years he attended schools in Polson, Hot Springs and Columbus. In 1944, he joined t...


Alice Kerr Alice Kerr

Alice Kerr, age 92, of Hayden, Idaho passed away peacefully on Aug. 14, 2013 surrounded by her family. Alice was born May 30, 1921 in Zillah, Washington to Albert and Bertha Van Klinken. She married Wilbert Kerr in 1939 and they spent many years farming in the Yakima Valley and later worked together in many ...


Dorothy Allison Wheeler

ST. IGNATIUS – Dorothy Allison Wheeler was born on Dec. 19, 1925, in St. Ignatius and passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital on Aug. 11, 2013. She was the second child of the late Genevieve Ashley-Allison and Frank Allison. The following siblings preceded her in death: Frankie, Helen (Dubsy Parker), ...


Leonard McCravey

DALLAS, TEXAS — Leonard McCravey, 86, died July 15 in Dallas, Texas. He retired from a successful rodeo career of thirty years in 1980. He and wife Doris owned Ram Head Ranch in St. Ignatius for ten years. They moved to Ronan and built and ran the Timbers Bed and Breakfast. In 2009 they moved to Kalisp...


Margaret Ella Westbrook

POLSON — Margaret Ella Westbrook, 95, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Aug. 1, surrounded by her loving family. Margaret was born on a farm in Surprise, Neb., on Dec. 27, 1917 to William and Mable McCoy. She was the second of three daughters. The family moved to Scottsbl...


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