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Richard D. Milliron

POLSON — Richard D. Milliron, 61, passed away April 14, 2012 in Polson. Born September 17, 1950 in St. Ignatius to Clyde and Bertha (Sandau) Milliron, he was raised locally. He joined the Marine Corps and served in Vietnam. Upon his return he worked at the Veterans Home in Columbia Falls before returning to Polson. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Blair. Survivors include siblings Darlene Meyers of Tennessee, Cleo Cook of California, Janice Perry of Nevada, Linda Milliron of Oregon, and Cliff Milliron of Polson. Services are planned for later in the year.    


Neila I. Obenchain

RONAN — Neila I. Obenchain, 77, of Ronan, passed away April 15, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Grogan Funeral Home.    


Gladys Malmstrom

POLSON — Polson resident, Gladys Malmstrom, age 85, went home to her Lord and Savior on March 4, 2012. Gladys was born April 5, 1926 in Orange City, Iowa to John and Maggie (Oordt) Uittenbogaard, and later moved to Washington State at age seven. Gladys also resided in Arizona and Montana.  Glad...


Wanda Lurene Olson

POLSON — Wanda Lurene Olson of Polson, died early in the morning on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012, at St. Luke Extended Care, at the age of 85. Wanda was the first-born child of Joseph “Louie” and Nellie K. Askew in McCleansboro, Ill., on Oct. 28, 1926. Her brother James (“Larry&rdq...


Joyce E. Boon

POLSON — Joyce E. Boon, age 82,passed away peacefully the evening of Thursday, April 11, 2012, at Immanuel Lutheran Home in Kalispell. Joyce’s children are Tom (Debbie) of Chicago, Ill.; Sonja Waddell (Doug) of Wolf Creek, Ga.; Dan (Jan) of Somers; Tina (Larry) of Spokane, Wash.; Jack (Dee) of...


Venita J. Wall

Ronan — Venita J. Wall, 50, passed away April 6. Born August 3, 1961 in St. Ignatius to Joseph Finley and Victoria Lozeau, she was a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.  Venita is preceded in death by her parents, grandparents Alex and Ann Mary Cullooyah and Martin Finley and...


Rita Matt

Arlee – Rita Matt, 53, passed away Wednesday, April 4, at St. Patrick Hospital. In accordance with her wishes no services are planned at this time. Foster Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.    


Thelma Mildred Cahoon

ST. IGNATIUS — Thelma Mildred Cahoon, 99 years old, passed away on April 5, 2012, in Kellogg, Idaho of natural causes.  She was born August 23, 1912 in Lago, Idaho to William and Martina Smith. Thelma married Reynolds Cahoon in 1928 at Bynum, Montana. They raised five children: Ruth, Lois, Eugene,...


Helen Joyce Teigen

RONAN —Helen Joyce Teigen, 62, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012. She was born August 1, 1949 near Eureka, Mont. to Oswald Sophus and Dorothy Pearl (Wilson) Teigen. Helen graduated from Ronan High School in 1967. Helen is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Gene “Swede.” ...


Robert Edgel Sigler

ST. IGNATIUS – Robert Edgel Sigler, 83, passed away March 26, 2012. He was born November 16, 1928 in Anaconda to John and Cecilia (Schmidt) Sigler. A member of Mission Valley Honor Guard, he served proudly in the Army in WWII.  Bob is preceded in death by his son Robert George Hodgson, and brot...


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