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John Stanislaw

CAMAS PRAIRIE — John Stanislaw, 79, a member of the Salish and Kootenai Tribe, passed away at his home. He was a true mountain man, born in a huckleberry patch in the mountains near Clarks Fork, Idaho, to Joseph Stanislaw and Annie Paul Curley. A jack of all trades and fluent speaker of his language, John was an elder who was a cultural resource. He is survived by his sisters Angie Andrew and Harriett McDougall, both of Camas Prairie, Rose O’Bennick of Hot Springs and Hazel Barnaby of Dixon, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Services have been held.

Thomas Noel Tougas

PABLO — Thomas Noel Tougas, born Feb. 17, 1955, to Richard and Lorna Tougas in Polson, passed away with some of his family by his side, on Feb. 25, 2012, in Phoenix, Ariz., at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital. He graduated from Missoula’s Sentinel High School in 1974. He worked as a general mana...

Ann Evertz

POLSON — Ann Evertz passed away on March 1, 2012, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center after a short illness related to complications from a previous surgery. Ann was born on Nov. 11, 1927, the eldest child, to Minnie and John Hanje in Witt, Ill., and attended school there. She helped on the family ...

Laurie Ann Wells

POLSON — Laurie Ann Wells, age 44, left us on Sunday morning, March 4, 2012. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her. She was a beloved mother, daughter, sister, family member, and friend. She is survived by her children, Jamie Brady, Jennie Brady, and Bryan Brady, all of Polson; sibling...

Thomas Gregory Greenwood

POLSON – Thomas Gregory Greenwood, 71, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012, peacefully as a full moon rose above the Mission Mountains. He was surrounded by his loving family. Tom had battled cancer and a traumatic brain injury for three years prior to his passing. He fought with dignity, humor and...

Solveig Okland

Polson — Solveig Okland of Polson, formerly of Alexander, N.D., passed away March 4, 2012. Grogan Funeral Home of Polson and Fulkerson’s Funeral Home of Watford City, N.D., have been entrusted with arrangements.

George Edward Bottger

George Edward Bottger POLSON — George Edward Bottger was born Jan. 20, 1922, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He passed away March 2, 2012, at the Montana Veterans’ Home in Columbia Falls. George spent many childhood days helping his father make sails on the edge of the Long Island Sound. He served in the U....

Victor James Matt, Sr.

ARLEE — Victor James Matt, Sr., passed away on Feb. 26, 2012. Victor was born May 9, 1924 to James Matt and Ellen LaMoose. He was a U.S. Marine and served during World War II. He married Delma “Bodine” in 1946. Victor served on the Tribal Council from 1954 to 1957. Victor is preced...

Thomas Noel Tougas

POLSON — Thomas Noel Tougas, born Feb. 17, 1955, to Richard and Lorna (Newgard) Tougas in Polson, passed away with his family by his side on Feb. 25, 2012, in Phoenix, Ariz. Thomas is preceded in death by his brother Richard Wilbur Tougas and is survived by his parents, brothers, a sister, nieces, and ...

Jean Cote Bosley

POLSON — Jean Cote Bosley, age 88, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 in Polson. Jean grew up in St. Ignatius and attended St. Ignatius Ursuline Academy and St. Ignatius High School. She married Bruce Bosley on Aug. 9, 1943 in Missoula. After Bruce got out of the military they moved to Bremerton and ...

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