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Hilbert B. Seines

MISSOULA — Hilbert B. Seines, 92, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, in Missoula surrounded by family. His services are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, at the United Methodist Church on Post Creek Hill at 2 p.m. Shrider-Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Larry Manuel Bettencourt Larry Manuel Bettencourt

POLSON — Larry Manuel Bettencourt was sent above on Jan. 2, 2015, surrounded in the love of his family. Larry was born Sept. 1, 1955, in Brockton, Massachusettes to Joseph and Claire (Bonney) Bettencourt. In 1962 the family made the cross country move to Hermiston, Oregon. Larry grew up there and gr...


Ann Christine Knudson Croft Ann Christine Knudson Croft

RONAN — Ann Christine Knudson Croft, a lifelong resident of Ronan, passed away on Nov. 27, 2014, at the age of 58, at her home. Ann’s husband Lonny Croft; their children Jesse (Shawna) and Dustin (Lisa) Croft, all of Ronan; sisters Suzanne (Greg) Bahny of Helena and Anita Paul of Ronan; and five ...


Harlan Frank Pollmann Harlan Frank Pollmann

RONAN - Harlan Frank Pollmann, “Chub,” passed away at his home on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, of natural causes. He was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Harlowton, Montana. His mother Marian was assisted in the birth by his father Louie. He joined his sisters Eva, Lillian, Carol and ten years later a new sist...


Joyce Carole Carlyle Joyce Carole Carlyle

POLSON – Joyce Carole Carlyle, 76, of Polson passed away on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at her home in Polson with her husband at her side. She was born on Jan. 8, 1938, in Polson to John and Beulah Wigfield. She worked during her high school days at the local J.C. Penney’s and graduated from Polson...


Mary Ann (Funke) LeBrun Gerrity Mary Ann (Funke) LeBrun Gerrity

POLSON — Mary Ann (Funke) LeBrun Gerrity, age 82, passed away on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. She was born Feb. 15, 1932, in Polson, to Bessie and Edward Funke, twin to brother Bill, in a large family of nine children.  She attended school in Polson then receiv...


Ray LeBrun

RONAN — Ray LeBrun was born July 11, 1929, in Billings to Arthur and Nellie (Clausen) LeBrun. He moved to Moiese where he met Iris Owens and they married in Polson in 1948. They moved to Alaska where he worked as a logger, fisherman, and various jobs at a lumber mill. He and Iris moved back to Montana ...


Kurt Conrad Starkel Kurt Conrad Starkel

BELGRADE – Kurt Conrad Starkel, age 28, of Belgrade, Montana, passed away Friday, Dec. 26 in a snowmobiling accident on Seeley Lake, leaving behind his best friend and adored wife Teesa (Hunt) Starkel.  Kurt had an unquenchable spirit and his bright smile warmed the heart of everyone he met. Kurt ...


Derek Harvey Flesch Derek Harvey Flesch

PABLO – Friends, family, and those who have been touched by Derek Harvey Flesch are welcome to attend a service to celebrate his life at Pablo Nazarene Church on Thursday, Jan. 1 at 3 p.m. Following the service there will be a potluck, gathering, and storytelling in remembrance at the Ronan Community C...


Donald A Cooper Donald A Cooper

POLSON — Donald A Cooper, 93, of Polson passed away Monday, Dec. 15, at his home with his loving wife and best friend, Alice Joan, by his bedside. Don was born on Dec. 1, 1921, in Townsend. He was the son of Walter H. Cooper and Esther J. Cooper. He had five brothers and seven sisters. In Po...


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