Valley Journal

Latest Headlines

Current Events

Special Sections

What's New?

Send us your news items.

NOTE: All submissions are subject to our Submission Guidelines.

Announcement Forms

Use these forms to send us announcements.

Birth Announcement
Engagement Announcement
Wedding Announcement

Obituaries

Melva Lee Imbert

PABLO — Melva Lee Imbert, 70, of Pablo, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24 at the Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash. Melva was born at home in Polson on April 16, 1941. She was the second of four daughters of the late Elwood “Shorty” and Leota Joy. While Melva was young she worked as a waitress in such places as the Hut Café and the Southshore Inn. She enjoyed bowling and in later years loved to play Pinochle and dance. Melva was married to William “Bill” Combs in 1959 and together they had two children, Barbara and Edward. She later married her second husband Steve Seifert in 1968. Later, while working as a cook for the Polson Senior Citize...


Ayasha Alessandra Darlene Courville

ST. IGNATIUS — Ayasha Alessandra Darlene Courville was made an angel on Saturday, Nov. 12. Born in Ronan on Oct. 21 to Ashley (Matt) and Jesse Courville, she was welcomed into the family home by her big brothers Nirada and Gunner and big sister Destiny. Here but for a little while, she was loved ...


Margaret Irene Woyden

RONAN — Margaret Irene Woyden, 88, of Ronan, passed away at her home on Thursday, Nov. 10. Margaret was born on Jan. 15, 1923, in Bridgeport, Pa., where she grew up and attended St. Augustine’s School. Margaret moved to Maryland and worked at the Triumph Explosive Factory during WWII making...


John Robert Grinde

POLSON — John Robert “Bob” Grinde, 89, of Polson, passed away at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Bob was born on July 24, 1922 in Roy, Mont., son of Severin and Anna Olnes Grinde. He is preceded in death by his parents and a son-in-law, Bill Love. Survivors include his loving wife o...


Victor Lefthand

ELMO — Victor Lefthand, 80, of Elmo, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. Victor was born on April 26, 1931 in Nirada, Mont., son of Basil Lefthand, Sr., and Coomsah Morigeau. Victor is preceded in death by both parents, wife Mary Couture; sisters Theresa Lefhand and Harriet Lefthand; and brother ...


Donald Pollack

POLSON — Donald C. Pollack of Polson, passed away on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. Don was born in Helena on March 19, 1927, the son of Charles and Myrtle Pollack. Don was preceded in death by his son, Jim; his parents; and two sisters, Virginia Sand and Charlotte Featherly. Don is survived by his wife Mer...


Melva Imbert

PABLO — Melva Imbert, 70, of Pablo, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, from complications from surgery at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane. Arrangements will be announced by Grogan Funeral Home of Polson.


Marion Eloise Barnaby McCoy

PABLO — Marion Eloise Barnaby McCoy died Oct. 23, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents Alice Clairmont Barnaby (Cowan) and Maxim Barnaby; her son Gerald “Sonny” Hagen; brothers Howard Barnaby, Gene Cowan, George Cowan; and sisters Wanda Strong and Lois Abbate. Marion is survive...


Ernest LeGrand Groepper

POLSON — Ernest LeGrande Groepper was born Oct. 28, 1947 and died Oct. 24, 2011. Ernie played “no cover songs” and lived his life that way. He will be missed by all who loved him. Cremation will take place. Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory, Polson, is assisting with arrangements. www...


Clara Cornelius Sterling

Polson -- Clara Cornelius Sterling died of natural causes Oct. 25, 2011 at St. Luke Extended Care Facility in Ronan, at age 96. She was born Jan. 21, 1915 in Newark, Greene County, Ind., to Myrtle Viola Hubbard Cornelius and Peter Cornelius. Her maternal grandparents were James Riley Hubbard and Emma Maria H...


Overcast

71°
Lo 50°
Forecast

Sponsored by: