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Richard Brum

DIXON — Richard Eugene Brum, 71, of Dixon, passed away on April 5, 2019. A full obituary will follow. Arrangements are under the care of Garden City funeral Home.  


Ethel Seals Ethel Seals

POLSON — Ethel Alene Pendergrass Seals, age 76, was born on Aug. 18, 1942, in Pikeville, Tennessee, to Milton and Alene Pendergrass. She passed from this life into the next at her home in Polson on March 1, 2019, after a short battle with cancer. Ethel was preceded in death by her parents and sister...


Robert McLeod

RONAN — Robert LeRoy McLeod was born on May 25, 1950, to Blanche Mary Saucia and Amos McLeod. Robert passed away on Friday morning, March 15, 2019, at 6 a.m. They took him in their arms and freed him from the pain. Robert was preceded in death by both parents, and numerous family and siblings: Georg...


Marie Kadehjian Marie Kadehjian

POLSON — On March 30, 2019, Marie Kadehjian (Nee Aresenault and formerly Lambert), daughter of George Dewey and Ann Catherine (McKenna) Arsenault, died peacefully at Polson Health and Rehabilitation Center, Polson, of natural causes. Marie was the loving mother of Dr. Lorelei (Lori) Lambert (Dr. Fra...


Stewart Schiele Stewart Schiele

RONAN — Stewart Dale “Stew” Schiele passed away on March 28, 2019 at age 71. He was born on Jan. 5, 1948, in Ronan, at the family home, to Martin and Elsie Schiele, the 11th of 12 children. Stew graduated from Ronan High School and joined the Navy in 1968. He graduated from welding ...


Donna Wittlake Donna Wittlake

RONAN – Donna Wittlake left for her reunion with her late husband Ed Wittlake, her great-granddaughter Maqualia Stacy and her last best friend Bob Brown, on March 21, 2019, just 13 days after her 88th birthday. Her love for adventure always amazed her family and friends. She lived in Alaska and race...


Lynne Blumberg Lynne Blumberg

MISSOULA — Lynne Blumberg, former Sentinel high school teacher and feisty friend to many, died at the age of 96 in Missoula on March 28, 2019. She was born Lynne Mildred Stout on Jan. 3, 1923, on a farm near the badlands of South Dakota, and that rugged terrain, she said, served as a private playground...


Shirley Hutchins Shirley Hutchins

OREGON CITY, OREGON — Shirley Joan Lutton Hutchins passed away on March 21, 2019, due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Shirley grew up in the Flathead Valley and graduated from Ronan High School. She was the youngest of eight children. She is survived by her husband, Keith Hutchins, he...


Theda Parizeau

RONAN — Theda Ann “Theann” Parizeau, 65, of Ronan, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, surrounded by her family at St. Luke Community Hospital. Theann was a long-time resident of Ronan for 11 years. She previously resided in St. Ignatius, Anaconda, and Butte. ...


Sharon Kjorvestad Sharon Kjorvestad

KALISPELL — Sharon Marie Kjorvestad, age 73, passed away on March 22, 2019, of complications from diabetes. Sharon was born in Rolette, North Dakota, on June 12, 1945, to Lyle Kjorvestad and Rose (LaFrance) Kjorvestad. At a young age the family moved to Montana. Her early education was in Havre where s...


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