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Marjorie Grinde Marjorie Grinde

MILWAUKIE, OREGON – Marjorie Ann “Marje” (Burnett) Grinde, 92, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Milwaukie, Oregon. Marjorie was a longtime resident of Polson, raising her family with her husband, Bob, at the family home on Grinde Bay, Flathead Lake. Born May 30, 1923, in Salt Lake City to William and Rose Burnett, Marje also lived in Billings and Albuquerque, New Mexico, while growing up. While in New Mexico, the children were impressed with the Mexican culture and called their parents “Madre” and “Padre.” Marje graduated from Albuquerque High School in 1941. She attended Eastern Montana Normal School (now MSU-Billings), and tau...


Mildred Fisher Mildred Fisher

POLSON — Mildred Lorrain Parker Fisher, 93, passed away peacefully in her sleep, from natural causes, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. She was a patient at the Polson Health and Rehabilitation Center and formerly resided at Polson’s St. Joseph Assisted Living. Mildred was born on Nov. 22, 1921, in Dicki...


Norma Piedalue Norma Piedalue

RONAN – Norma Piedalue, 85, of Ronan, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, at her home from natural causes. Norma was born Sept. 8, 1930, to Steve and Thelma Bennett in Bassano, Alberta, Canada. Raised in the Mission Valley, she graduated from Ronan High School in May 1949 and married her high school...


Jane (Mattix) Kerr

CHARLO — Jane (Mattix) Kerr, 85, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born Oct. 11, 1930, at home in Lonepine, Montana, to Tom and Beatrice Mattix. She moved with her family to Charlo when she was in the fourth grade and she graduated from Charlo High School. On Ju...


Eugene Harry Pritchett

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON — Eugene Harry Pritchett passed away on Oct. 11, 2015, at Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia, Washington. A full obituary will follow. A memorial service is planned for the spring of 2016 in Polson.   


Randy Urbaniak Randy Urbaniak

RONAN — Randy Urbaniak's "Earth Walk" ended on Oct. 16, 2015. A youthful 65, he enjoyed life to the fullest. A North Dakota lad, he escaped the cold to Hawaii in his early twenties for twenty-plus years, built two boats, fished the waters of Hawaii, became a connoisseur of stones and crystals while tra...


Ed Kendley Ed Kendley

POLSON — On Oct. 19, 2015, Thomas Edward “Ed” Kendley returned the life he had borrowed from his Lord. Born Jan. 27, 1917, in Butte Montana, Ed’s early life was full of struggle. On his fourteenth birthday, his father told him that due to the severe economic times (the Great Depres...


Mildred Parker Fisher

POLSON — Mildred Lorrain Parker Fisher, 93, passed away peacefully in her sleep, from natural causes, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. Cremation is under the care of The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory, Polson. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception...


Viola Hansen Deputy Viola Hansen Deputy

POLSON — Beloved mother and grandmother, Viola Hansen Deputy, passed away peacefully in Boise, Idaho, on Oct. 12, 2015, at the age of 89. The middle daughter of five children, Vi lived and worked on the family Montana ranches through her teen years. She was an avid athlete and active in sports, particu...


Frank Andrew Huber

ST. IGNATIUS – Frank Andrew Huber passed away peacefully at his home in St. Ignatius on Oct. 13, 2015, with his wife Bonnie, daughter Karen, sons, Frank Jr. and Gary, by his side. Mr. Huber was born in Medford, Massachusetts. He had a 20-year career in the U.S. Navy and served in both WW II and the ...


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