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Annabelle Lindsay Morin Zahn Annabelle Lindsay Morin Zahn

ST. IGNATIUS — Annabelle Zahn was born a “premie” on July 26, 1915, in D’Aste, Mont. She survived cholera, smallpox and two husbands: Henry Marion Morin, (d. 1959), and Henry L. Zahn, (d. 1974). She died Nov. 8, 2013, in St. Ignatius, Mont. Preceded in death by her parents Henrietta Speed and George Lindsay and siblings Evelyn “Lena” McCollum, John Andrew Lindsay, Margaret Brisson, Henrietta G. Stendal, Viola Marie Britton Cantrell, Violet Mae Atkins Hockett, Georgina E. Scott, Victoria Montana Nanson and a nephew George Oliver McCollum Lindsay, (who was raised as a brother because his mother Lena and father Ernest McCollum passed in the flu epidemic i...


Elsie Elizabeth Culver

POLSON — Elsie Elizabeth Culver, 96, passed away at her home on Nov. 4. A memorial service for her is planned for Saturday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m. at Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.groganfuneralhome.com.  


Loyal “Buck” Baertsch

POLSON — Loyal “Buck” Baertsch, 94, died in Polson at Polson Health and Rehab. on Nov. 6, 2013. Funeral services were held at Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory in Polson on Nov. 12. Services included burial with full military honors at Lakeview Cemetery immediately. Grogan Funeral Home and ...


Theodore “Ted” Robert Ising

PABLO – Theodore “Ted” Robert Ising, 61, passed away at his home on Nov. 9. Born Sept. 16, 1952, in Louisville, Ky. to John W. and Beverly (Knoop) Ising. He was raised in Kentucky and lived in the Louisville area until he moved to Polson and then Pablo over ten years ago. A kind and cari...


Martha Nicholson

POLSON — On Oct. 17 at 9:45 p.m. our beloved mother, Martha Nicholson, went to her heavenly home, completing a well-lived journey of 93 years on this earthly soil.  She was the last of her generation as all of her siblings and her beloved husband of 52 years, predeceased her. She was born on...


Buz (Ernest W.) Dickson Buz (Ernest W.) Dickson

MISSOULA — Buz (Ernest W.) Dickson, 62, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Community Health Center in Missoula, following complications of a stroke. Buz was born June 28,1951, to Willard and Shirley (Pierce) Dickson in Missoula. He had two older sisters who called him “Buzzer” which...


Earl J. Mutchler

PABLO — Earl J. Mutchler, age 90, of Pablo, passed away on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, from natural causes at St. Luke Extended Care Facility. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Terrace Lake Community Church at 11 a.m. with military honors to follow. Shrider-Thompson Funeral and Cre...


Karen Florence Ridnour Karen Florence Ridnour

POLSON — Karen Florence Ridnour, age 66, of Polson, passed away on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, after a valiant fight with breast cancer. She was born on Aug. 11, 1947, in Sheridan, Wyo. to John Kenneth and Vedia Kerr. When she was two years old they moved to Montana where her parents homesteaded. She gra...


Mildred Audrey Mullen Weber Hanson Mildred Audrey Mullen Weber Hanson

POLSON — Mildred Audrey Mullen Weber Hanson was born April 16, 1920, in Forest Park, Ill. She died Oct. 15, 2013, in Polson, at age 93. Her parents were Lewis J. Mullen and Mildred Seibert Mullen. She had two brothers, Arnold Mullen and Lewis J. Mullen. In high school Mildred ran track, sang in the cho...


Marion Ferguson

POLSON — Marion Ferguson, 104, passed away at the Pines in Polson on Oct. 16. No services are planned and burial will take place in California. Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements for the family.  


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