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Ruth Ann Mackey Lewis

POLSON — Ruth Ann Mackey Lewis, died peacefully at the age of 96 years and 11 months on June 18 in Polson. She was born July 10, 1917, at Fair Hill, Md., to the late Margaret Miller Mackey and Henry Howard Mackey. Ruth is survived by her daughters Patricia (Ralph) Stevens of Polson and Deborah Lewis (Morteza Vahabzadeh) of San Diego, Calif.; grandchildren Monica and Matthew; niece Laura Mackey’s family of Newark, Del.; Linda (Ken) Minor of Connecticut; Frances Mackey’s family of Greensboro, Md.; Samuel Dorsey and Ruth Ann Dorsey of Newark, Del.; Karen (James) Ware of Northeast, Md. Additional survivors include nieces; nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and the chi...

Kay Lea Mook Kay Lea Mook

POLSON — Kay Lea Mook, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully Saturday, June 28, 2014. Kay was born December 6, 1932, in Gillette, Wyo., to Gene and Elinore Wannschaff. She was so tiny that to keep her warm they put her in a shoebox and she slept on the oven door...

John A. Wigen, Jr.

MISSOULA – John A. Wigen, Jr., age 78, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Village Health Care in Missoula. Memorial services for John are pending. There will be a full obituary to follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory.  

Dorthy ‘Dee’ Petersen

POLSON — A celebration of life for Dorthy ‘Dee’ Petersen will be held at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 409 Fourth Ave. E, on Wednesday, July 16 at 10 a.m. The family hopes you can attend.  

Hazel Irwin Steinert Hazel Irwin Steinert

POLSON — Hazel Irwin Steinert passed away to be with the Lord on June 1 in Polson. She was born at Roundup to Lyle and Violet Irwin and spent her early years in Billings before the family moved to Ronan. She attended Ronan High School and graduated as salutatorian of her class in 1949. She felt G...

Allene Willson Pierce

GIG HARBOR, WASHINGTON — Allene Willson Pierce was born July 5, 1930, to Fred and Violet Willson at Noonan, N.D., and she passed away on March 16, 2014, at Gig Harbor, Wash. Allene grew up in Williston, N.D., and in Choteau, Havre and Bozeman, Montana. She graduated from Bozeman High School and was ...

Bruce Barton Campbell Bruce Barton Campbell

POLSON — Bruce Barton Campbell, age 73, passed away into the arms of his savior on Monday, June 16, 2014, at The Pines of Mission in St. Ignatius. He was born on June 14, 1941, in Minot, N.D., the son of Harry and Mildred Campbell.  He received a degree in drafting from the North Dakota Stat...

Pat Sinclair Pat Sinclair

LEWISTOWN — The world lost one of its last true cowboys on June 15, 2014, when longtime Winnett rancher Pat Sinclair died.  He and his twin brother Mick were born April 14, 1920, to Robert and Della Sinclair in Valentine, Mont. The family later moved to Winnett to allow the boys to attend high ...

Betty Shoumaker Betty Shoumaker

POLSON — Betty Shoumaker, 88, of Polson, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Polson after a short illness. She was born on Feb. 21, 1926, in Clearmont, Wyo., to Noah Askins and Susie Miller Askins, both formerly of Kentucky. She attended schools in Buffalo and Clearmont, Wyo., and graduated high school at ...

Thelma Stephens

ST. IGNATIUS — Thelma Stephens, 95, was born Aug. 27, 1918, in Ceres, Calif. She went to sleep on June 11, 2014. She loved to work and was one of the best waitresses you could have wait on you. Her motto was “Customers come first” and “Wear good shoes.” She had the best smile...

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