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Archie Forman, Jr. Archie Forman, Jr.

RONAN — Archie Earl Forman, age 84, passed away on Sept. 29. 2019. Archie was born on Dec. 18, 1934, to Archie and Lorna Wemple Forman in Polson. He grew up on the ranch in Valley View along with his five siblings, taking on many chores and activities that were required of life growing up on the ranch.  Archie graduated from Polson High School and then went on to serve in the U.S. Army for two years. In the ensuing years Archie was a rancher, construction operator, truck driver and an auto body repairman. He took over the family ranch in Valley View after his dad retired.  Archie married Jeanette James in 1965 and became a father to her two children, Sheila and Tracy. ...

Margaret Lozar Margaret Lozar

POLSON — On Oct. 4, 2019, Margaret “Maggie” Lozar joined her beloved Buddy in a rousing jitterbug dance in heaven. Maggie was born on Nov. 7, 1925, to Nettie and Herman Winn in Poplar, Montana. She was the youngest child and always very close to her siblings Martha, Winona and brother, Bud ...

Merrie Anderson Merrie Anderson

RONAN — Our beloved Eloise passed onto the other side of the veil on Sept. 27, 2019, from a long battle with diabetic kidney disease. She was born on March 10, 1951, to Verda and Leonard “Leonel” E. Bell, and was raised on the Round Butte Ranch west of Ronan.   Eloise was a member o...

Archie Forman, Jr.

RONAN – Archie Earl Forman, Jr., 84, passed away at his home on Sept. 29, 2019. A memorial service will be held on Oct. 12, at 10 a.m. at the Polson Community Church, with a luncheon following. Condolences can be sent to:  Arrangements are being provided by Foster Funeral...

John 'Doc' Dochnahl John 'Doc' Dochnahl

ENNIS — On Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, John “Doc” Alan Dochnahl, loving husband and father of two, passed away at the age of 66. John was born on June 12, 1953, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Joan and William Dochnahl. He was the third of five siblings and the first big eater of the family; &ldq...

Stacey Stalheim Stacey Stalheim

POLSON – Stacey William Stalheim died peacefully in his home on Sept. 29, 2019, at the young age of 15. Stacey was born on June 24, 2004, in Missoula, to Nicole Curtiss Miller and Shane Stalheim. His life began with such complications it was said he would not make it, but Stacey beat all odds by liv...

Richard Taylor Richard Taylor

DAYTON — Richard C. Taylor died on Aug. 7 after a courageous battle with cancer, his wife Janie by his side. Richard was born in Harlowton, Montana, on Oct. 8, 1944, the second son of Charles and Nygren Taylor. Richard loved the Montana outdoors and grew up hunting and fishing in Judith Basin County...

Patricia Arie Patricia Arie

POLSON — Patricia “Patty” Rae Cutler Arie, 78, passed away on Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, peacefully at her home.  Patty was born on May 17, 1941, in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, to the late Thelma and David Cutler of Polson. Patty was a graduate of St. John’s School of Nursing in T...

Patricia Geyer Patricia Geyer

POLSON — Patricia Ann “Trisha” Ewing Geyer, age 61, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, at her home in Polson after a long battle with cancer. Trisha was born on March 4, 1958, in Spokane, Washington. Trisha graduated from Walla Walla University in 2007 with a Master’s of Social Work d...

Kerry Wiedrich Kerry Wiedrich

BIG ARM — Kerry Wiedrich lost his battle with Acute Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, on Sept. 26, 2019, at his home on Flathead Lake. As much as he tried, he could not out-smart, out-think, fix or manipulate this progressive and horrific disease.  Kerry ...

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