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Audrey Hicks Audrey Hicks

RONAN — Audrey Hicks, formerly of Glacier Lily Lane, Ronan, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Highgate Senior Living in Bozeman.  Born Audrey Pearle Fraser on April 30, 1925, in Nashwaak Bridge, New Brunswick, Audrey was the eldest of Elmer and Ada Fraser’s four daughters. When Audrey was five years old, her family moved from her father’s ancestral home on the Nashwaak to find work in Detroit, Mich. and eventually established a home in Clawson, Mich. Audrey attended the Log Cabin High School in nearby Troy, and married her husband Vern Hicks in Clawson on May 3, 1947 upon graduating from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill., where the two met. Audrey...


Wesley Benn

ST. IGNATIUS — The Family of Wesley Benn invite you to join us for a Memorial Service at the Longhouse Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. Please join us to remember Wes for all he did and all he touched. Questions call Jolene 675-3153.  


Harold E. Andersen Harold E. Andersen

RONAN — Harold E. Andersen, 89, passed away peacefully on Sept. 24, 2012 at St. Patrick’s Hospital. He was born Dec. 17, 1922 in Bredette, Montana to Anton A. and Jessie M. Andersen and was the eldest of six children.  The family moved to the Mission Valley in 1937 following severe Dust B...


Gordon P. Jore

RONAN — Gordon P. Jore was born in Keene, N.D., April 30, 1937 to Benert and Merriam Jore. He passed away Sept. 14, at Mountain View Care Center where he had been a resident for the last several years. Gordon was a 1956 graduate of Ronan High School. He went in the Army the same year. He spent 18 mo...


Robert A. “Bob” Woodruff Robert A. “Bob” Woodruff

CHARLO – Robert A. “Bob” Woodruff, 82, passed away in Charlo on Thursday, Sept. 6. One of six children, he was born in Enumclaw, Wash. to Guy and Emily (van Hoof) Woodruff on May 20, 1930. He was raised in Washington where he married Delores Craig on Nov. 2, 1948 in Tukwila, Wash. A life...


Joseph F. Lee

ST. IGNATIUS – Joseph F. Lee, 89, longtime resident of St. Ignatius, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, at The Pines of Mission in St. Ignatius. He was the seventh of seven children born to John Ernest Lee and Lydia Lavina Longhurst Lee. He was born in Riverside, Idaho, on March 11, 1923. He attended sch...


Sharon Chadwick Sharon Chadwick

ARLEE – Sharon Chadwick, 69, passed away Saturday morning in Ronan. Born Jan. 12, 1943, Sharon was raised in Idaho by George and Carol (Perry) Liner. She made her home in Boise for many years where she was an owner and operator for Silver Wheels Trucking. She moved to Arlee in 1998 and was a devout Cat...


Rick Dale Meidinger Rick Dale Meidinger

POLSON — Rick Dale Meidinger was born on Aug. 17, 1957 in Ronan and passed away in Polson on Aug. 26, 2012. He is survived by his wife Carol, of whom he shared his life for 32 years; two daughters, Ashley and husband Matt Larson of Kirkland, Wash. and Kdee and husband Eric Pratum of Redmond, Wash., and...


Leatrice (Deda) Voss Leatrice (Deda) Voss

POLSON – Leatrice (Deda) Voss, 88, of Polson, left this earth bound for heaven, on Monday, Aug. 27. Deda was born Oct. 30, 1923, in LaMoure, N.D., and lived most of her life in Lakefield, Minn., until following her family to Polson, Mont., in 1979. She was married in 1945 to Virgil Voss and lived on...


David Edward Sincavage

POLSON — David Edward Sincavage joined his parents in heaven on Aug. 5, 2012. He passed away in Helena from natural causes. Dave was born July 25, 1951, in Conrad, to Hester M. (Webb) and Edward S. Sincavage. After graduating from Polson High School, Dave honorably served his country in the United S...


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