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John (Jack) Briggs John (Jack) Briggs

ST. GEORGE, UTAH — Jack Briggs passed away at his winter home in St. George, Utah, on May 19, 2018. He was born Sept. 30, 1918, in McKinnon, Wyoming, to John Briggs Jr. and Florence Mayer Briggs. Jack is survived by his wife, Allowee Heiner Briggs, sons, Scott (Betty) and Cordell (Starla), and daughter, Marcene (Burke) Hamilton. Jack was preceded in death by his daughter, Valaine, and his three brothers. Jack and Allowee were married in Manila, Utah, in 1940 and later sealed in the LDS temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. They ranched in McKinnon, Wyoming, before moving to Dell, Montana, in 1949 to establish the Briggs Cattle Ranch with Jack’s father, his three brothers, (Ha...


Mildred Stevens Mildred Stevens

POLSON — Mildred G. Stevens, 96 formerly of Santa Maria, California, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at St. Joseph Medical Center. At her side were her three children, Gregg of Indianapolis, Indiana, Carol of Brooklyn, New York and Doug and his wife Tania of Ronan. Mildred, or “Midge&rd...


Marjorie Harrison McElwain

POLSON — Memorial services for Marjorie McElwain will be held Saturday, May 26, at 1 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sixth Ave. E.


Ronald Eugene Stonehocker Ronald Eugene  Stonehocker

RONAN – On Tuesday May 8, Ronald Eugene Stonehocker at 7 p.m., surrounded by his family at his cabin on 18 Circle Drive, Thompson Falls, Montana, had a change of address. He entered Heaven to live with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. No more pain, no more needles or treatment. He is home. Ron accepte...


Weston MacDonald Weston MacDonald

POLSON — Former Polson businessman, Weston Lee MacDonald, 77, of Polson, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at his home with his family at his side. He was born in 1941 to Woodroe and Marie MacDonald McDaniel. He was adopted by his maternal grandparents, W.B. and Alice MacDonald who preceded him in death.&n...


John William (Jack) Briggs

ST. GEORGE, UTAH - Jack Briggs, 99, passed away at his winter home in St. George, Utah, on May 19. A viewing will be held Tuesday, May 29 at 6 p.m. at Brundage Funeral Home, 300 S Atlantic, Dillon, Montana. Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, May 30 at 11 a.m. at the LDS Chapel, 93 Hwy 91 S, Dillon. ...


Jessie Hume Cote Jessie Hume Cote

MISSOULA — Jessie Hume Cote passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at her home in Missoula on May 4. She was born in Ronan on June 28, 1978, to Gary and Christine Cote. She grew up with her brother, Will, on the family property on Kicking Horse Reservoir. As a child, she and her brother Will spent man...


Ron Valiquette

MISSOULA — Ron Valiquette, 85, of Polson, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula. Cremation will take place and a memorial service is being planned. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family online at: www.lakefuneralhomeandcremation.com. The Lake Funeral Home ...


Arnold Irvine Arnold Irvine

  POLSON – Arnold Lewis Irvine, age 68, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018 of congestive heart failure and other medical problems at St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. He was born on June 24, 1949, in St. Ignatius, to Stanley and Cecille Finley-Lefthand Irvine. He was the fifth sibling of s...


Dolores Chacon Dolores Chacon

ST. IGNATIUS – Dolores Saldivar Chacon passed away at the home of her son, Frank Delgado, on March 29, 2018, at the age of 96. She was the third child of Domingo and Isidra Saldivar in a family of twelve, the first to be born in the United States in Somis, California on Dec. 3, 1921.  Dolores l...


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