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James Julian Fangsrud James Julian Fangsrud

RONAN — James Julian Fangsrud, 87, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 15, 2015.  Jim was born on DeC. 3, 1927, in Milnor, North Dakota, to Rudolph and Louise Fangsrud. He grew up on the farm, the oldest of nine children: Beatrice, Jewel, Roger (Donna), Armand (MaryAnn), Marvel, Henry, Fran and Sandy.  Jim married Marlys Edgerton of Cayuga, North Dakota. They were later divorced. Together they had seven children: Larry, Kathy (Lynn) Wyum, Jewel, Virgil (Sharon), Marko, Carol (Roy) Lacey and Alan (Jean).  Jim moved to Arizona where he met and married Jane Powers. They had two children: Jimmy (Debbie) and Janet (John) Kravetz. In the mid-sixties they moved to Ronan,...


Ethel Marie Moore Ethel Marie Moore

FLORENCE — Ethel Marie Moore was born Aug. 18, 1926, in Missoula, Montana. Ethel joined the Lord on Feb. 20, 2015, at home in Florence, Montana; with her husband Leonard, granddaughter Cherie Cassidy and friend Suzie Drummond by her side. Ethel was one of six children born to Fred and Erna Minster. &nb...


Sadie May Saloway Sadie May Saloway

POLSON — Sadie May Saloway, 73, of Elmo, passed away of natural causes on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Sadie was born on March 20, 1941, in Flagstone, North America, to Douglas Phillips Sr. and Mary Gravelle. Sadie was a tribal member of the Confederated Salish and Koo...


Phyllis Morigeau Piper

POLSON — Phyllis Morigeau Piper, age 95, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Polson Health and Rehabilitation. She was born on March 10, 1919, in Wolf Point. As an infant her parents and her maternal grandmother had her baptized in the Presbyterian Church. Six months later her paternal grandmoth...


Robert Farnsworth

POLSON — Robert Farnsworth, age 56, passed away on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at Polson Health and Rehabilitation Center in Polson. Memorial services for Robert will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory (formerly Grogan Funeral Home and Cre...


Albert “Bert” Poloson

RONAN — Albert “Bert” Poloson, 87, of Polson, died at St. Luke Community Hospital in Ronan on Jan. 25. Bert’s wife Grace Poloson; sister Fay Haynes; son Russell Poloson and his wife Kimberly; daughter Jeannie Bronec and husband Chuck; daughter Susan Krauss and husband Roger; daught...


Daniel James Colvin Daniel James Colvin

POLSON – Daniel James Colvin (Danny), 43, was placed into the loving arms of God on Jan. 1, 2015. Dan was born Feb. 13, 1971 in Helena, Montana to David A. Colvin and Elaine B. Siewert Colvin. Dan graduated from Park High, Livingston in 1989. He joined the Coast Guard, spent most of his four years o...


Colin Kirk Torgenrud

POLSON - Colin (Papa) Kirk Torgenrud, 55, of Polson, went to meet his Heavenly Father Jan. 20, 2015. Papa was born July 4, 1959 to Donald and Celia Torgenrud in Great Falls, Montana.  He moved to Polson on the east shore of Flathead Lake at the age of 3, where he grew up working the orchard. He gradu...


Monte Mindt Monte Mindt

COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO — Monte Mindt, 49, passed away early Monday morning, Jan. 12, 2015, at the family home in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. Monte was born in Fort Benton, Montana, on Nov. 7, 1965, to Del and Anna Mindt. He graduated from Polson ...


Hilbert B. Seines

MISSOULA — Hilbert B. Seines, 92, passed away on Jan. 11 surrounded by family. At the time of his death he was a resident of Village Senior Residence in Missoula.   Hilbert was born at home in Radio (Irvine Flats) near Polson in 1922.  He was the son of John and Gladys Seines. He was prece...


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