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Sidion Gosselin

RONAN — Grandpa Sid, 87, passed away on Dec. 21 in Ronan. Born in 1924 in Saskatchewan, Canada, he moved to the US when he was 24 years old. Sid was a Renaissance man, who worked at many things and on many ranches before settling on the Flathead Reservation. He was preceded in death by his wife Emma Gosselin, a son Frank Littleboy and a brother Louie Gosselin of Saskatchewan, Canada. He is survived by children Sharon (Vernon Christopher) Littleboy of Polson, Robert “JJ” (Margaret Gardipe) Littleboy of Pablo, Jack Littleboy and George (Shelly) Littleboy of St. Ignatius, AJ Littleboy of Minnesota and Debbie Littleboy of Libby; grandchildren Sid and Rosie Littlebo...


Millie Marie Hendrix

POLSON — Mildred Marie Hendrix, 91, of Polson, passed away on Dec. 22, 2011. Mildred was born on Oct. 14, 1920, in New York City to Salvator and Marietta Paolillo. Mildred is preceded in death by her husband Ed, her parents, and her sister Rose. She is survived by her daughter Marianne Hendrix of Charl...


Punkin Parazoo

POLSON — Punkin Parazoo, (Charlene Faye Roach), 61, passed away on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Punkin was born on April 25, 1950, in Oregon to Clarence Clinton and Beulah Cowen. Punkin was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters Queenie and Louise; brothers Freddy and Jerry; and granddaughter Le...


Berenice Jane Ochs

ST. IGNATIUS — Berenice Jane Ochs, 73, of St. Ignatius, Montana passed away on Dec. 21, 2011, while driving home from town. Jane was born in Flint, Mich., on Nov. 26, 1938 to Louis McGlinchey and Frances Marie (Doherty) McGlinchey. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, she lived in New Jersey, New Mexico...


J. Hilbert (Hib) Hanson

POLSON — J. Hilbert (Hib) Hanson died in Lacey, Wash., on Dec. 20, 2011, at the age of 94. He was born in Polson on May 27, 1917, the son of Hilbert S. and Inez S. Hanson. Hib’s father and J. A. Johnson founded the Security State Bank in Polson in 1910. Hib graduated from Polson High School in...


LuRea Cobb Tanner

RONAN — Mrs. LuRea (Luella Rea) Cobb Tanner passed away peacefully in her sleep Monday morning, Dec. 12, 2011, at St. Luke’s Extended Care Facility. She was 90 years old. Shrider-Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A service and remembrance of her long and happy life will be held ...


Lela Clairmont Perez

ELMO — On Dec. 9, 2011, our beloved daughter Lela was called home. Lela is the daughter of Tracy and Silas Perez and Dana and Adrian Hewankorn. She was born on Nov. 10, 1989, to Lisa Michael and Anthony Plant in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho Lela is survived by her baby boy, Robin James Kallowat, her p...


Donald C. Pollack

POLSON — Donald C. “Don” Pollack, 84, of Polson and formerly of Craig, Mont., passed away Oct. 28 in Polson. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Polson. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family online at http:/...


Marjorie Ann Jones

RONAN — Marjorie Ann Jones passed away on Sunday Dec. 11, 2011, surrounded by her daughters at St. Luke’s Hospital. Her health had recently failed and eventually she succumbed to congestive heart failure. Marjorie, and her twin sister Myrtle were born in St. Ignatius on March 15, 1933. She was...


Ralph Edward Bick

RONAN — Ralph E. Bick passed away Nov. 30, 2011, in Williams Lake, B.C. He was born April 14, 1923, at home near Broadview, Mont., the second child of Clarence and Evelyn Bick. His childhood was spent on farms in the Broadview and later Creston areas and finally the family moved to the Mission Valley i...


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