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Don Robert Smart Don Robert Smart

POLSON — Don Robert Smart passed away on March 25, 2013. Don was born Dec. 4, 1949, in Polson to Don and Maryellen Smart. His grandparents were George and Julia Smart and Hazel Rathbun. Don’s sons Jacob and Joseph; his siblings George, Charles, Brian, and Stan; his Aunt Betty Christensen; numerous cousins, nephews and a niece survive him. Don graduated from Polson High School in 1967 and served in the United States Navy from 1967-82. He was creative and inspirational. Services have been held and the family requests memorials be made to the Miracle of America Museum.  

Eric “Zachary” Young

NEWARK, Ohio — Eric “Zachary” Young passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013, at his residence. He was born June 7, 1962, in Newark, Ohio, to Donald R. and Ann (Sawyer) Young. Eric worked for Owens Corning Tech Center and as a supervisor for The Limited. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying ...

Robert 'Lonnie' Hern

POLSON — Robert “Lonnie” Hern, 88, passed away at his home in Polson on Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Services were held Saturday, March 30, at the Good Shepard Lutheran Church. Grogan Funeral Home was entrusted by the family to handle the arrangements.

Lovie Bernice Bailey Lovie Bernice Bailey

POLSON — Lovie Bernice Bailey, 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Polson, on December 18, 2012, surrounded by her family. A service was held for immediate family on December 19, 2012 at Grogan Funeral Home.  Lovie was born June 22, 1925 in Kimberly, Alberta, Canada. Lovie’s mother ...

Vern Hicks Vern Hicks

RONAN — Vern Hicks passed away at 1 p.m., Feb. 27, 2013, at the Ronan home of his grandson, Joshua Hicks and Josh’s wife Rachael. Vern’s wife Audrey preceded him in death and passed away on Sept. 29, 2012. Vern’s six children, David, Douglas, Scot, Todd, Sara, and Joe; twenty-one gran...

Henry E. “Hank” O’Donnell Henry E. “Hank” O’Donnell

BUTTE — Mr. Henry E. “Hank” O’Donnell passed away at St. James Healthcare in Butte on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Hank was born on Nov. 25, 1950 in San Diego, Calif. He graduated from James Logan High School in Hayward, Calif. in 1967, whereupon he enlisted in The United States Navy. ...

Barbara Dorothy Trotter

COEUR D’ALENE — Barbara Dorothy Trotter, 73, died on Feb. 24, 2013.  Barbara was born in Forsyth, Oct. 30, 1939.  Her daughters Barbara Finley and Cindy Beattie and her sons Kenneth Trotter Jr. and Roy Allen Trotter; sisters Bernadine Lovell, Lvonne Williams, Alice Wynn, Cherie Pi...

Anna Jean (A.J.) Johnson

POLSON — Anna Jean (A.J.) Johnson died Feb. 11, 2013 at her home in Polson, of natural causes. She was born Aug. 1, 1923 to John Wesley and Rose Bleth Hanson at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Minot, N.D.  A. J. had two older brothers. Her early schooling was in the Minot school system. When A.J...

Robert Omar Fundingsland Robert Omar Fundingsland

ARLEE — Robert Omar Fundingsland, 69, passed away Feb. 13, 2013, at his home in Arlee, Mont. surrounded by his family, after a long and courageous battle with kidney failure. Bob was blessed by the loving care of his wife, children and many friends.  Born in Grand Forks, N. D., Jan. 17, 1944, h...

Gordon “Gordy” Raymond Anderson

POLSON — Gordon “Gordy” Raymond Anderson, 86, of Polson, passed away on Feb. 15, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family’s love, as he wanted.  Gordy was born on April 16, 1926, in Great Falls, to Henry and Anna Anderson. He began working at a very early age to help support...


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