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William Cordis, Sr. William Cordis, Sr.

ST. IGNATIUS — William G. (Bill) Cordis, Sr. went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 9, 2024. Bill passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side.  Bill was born on Oct. 6, 1944, to George (Cap) and Jean Cordis in Missoula. He attended school in St. Ignatius, graduating from Mission High School in 1963 and was a proud lifelong Mission Bulldog. In later years he enjoyed watching his grandchildren wear his old uniform numbers proudly in football and basketball. Didn’t matter what sport or activity his grandkids played or were involved in; there he was … sitting in the stands cheering them on and beaming with pride. After graduation Bill ma...

Mary Lou LaDue Mary Lou LaDue

RONAN — Mary Lou Mikkelsen LaDue was called home on May 7, 2024, after a rough month-long battle with health complications. She passed away at Logan Hospital at 11:03 p.m. in Kalispell, surrounded by her daughter, Melisa, and two of her granddaughters, Shelby and Tanna. Mary Lou was born in Ronan, o...

Tom Tingle Tom Tingle

ST. IGNATIUS — Tom Tingle, peacefully passed away at 90 years old on Jan. 20, 2024. He was born in Challis, Idaho, on Oct. 14, 1933, to Howard and June Tingle. He lived a full life dedicated to ranching, and education between Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.  Tom was a man of adventure, hard work, a...

Rodney Johnson Rodney Johnson

POLSON — Rodney K. Johnson, a lifelong Polson resident, left his earthly boundaries on April 10, 2024, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Washington, surrounded by family after complications of rheumatoid arthritis and a stroke. Rod was born in Polson on January 20, 1955, to Blanche and Keith Johnson...

Walter Wlaysewski Walter Wlaysewski

POLSON — Walter Michael Wlaysewski, 80, passed away at home on April 7, 2024, with his wife and children at his bedside. Wally was born on Dec. 17, 1943, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, to Mary and Joseph Wlaysewski. He became certified in boiler repair and welding after high school and later ser...

Lois McAllister Lois McAllister

RONAN — Lois McAllister, 76, died at her home in Ronan on April 21, 2024. She was born in Muleshoe, Texas, on Aug. 6, 1947, the second child of Jack and Dealia Peel. She attended school in Muleshoe until the family moved to the Mission Valley in 1964. She graduated from Ronan High School the following ...

Jay ‘Don’ Greene II Jay ‘Don’ Greene II

MISSOULA — Jay Donald “Don” Greene II was called away due to natural causes on Feb. 17, 2024. Born on May 4, 1959, to Jay and Nadine Greene, Don’s early childhood was spent in his birthplace of Laramie, Wyoming, in the company of sisters, Renda and Karen. After leaving Wyoming, Don&rs...

JDavid Bennett II JDavid Bennett II

RONAN — JDavid Bennett II unexpectedly passed away due to heart complications on April 4, 2024. David’s life began on Nov. 20, 1978, in Carson City, Michigan, until his family moved to the Mission Valley in Montana, making it his forever home. It was here in the Mission Valley where David develop...

James Jackson James Jackson

PABLO — James Lloyd Jackson, Sr., 88, of Pablo, passed away peacefully at his home on April 5, 2024. Lloyd was born on September 21, 1935, to James Raymond Jackson and Catherine Neva (Clairmont) Jackson in St. Ignatius.   He was a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Lloyd ...

Jacqueline Byrnes Jacqueline Byrnes

RONAN — Jacqueline Gladys Byrnes was called home to be with the Lord on the morning of Feb. 7, 2024. She will always be remembered for her smile and willingness to help others. Jackie came into this world on April 20, 1938, the oldest child of Gaston and Gladys Sinotte, in the small town of Lake Meg...

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