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Sidney “Sid” Turnquist Sidney “Sid” Turnquist

POLSON — Sidney “Sid” Turnquist, 91, died on May 6, 2019. He was born in Polson on June 25, 1927, to Louise and Mark Turnquist. As a youngster he survived whooping cough, which they treated by giving him mare’s milk. His sister, Reba, was born four years later. He attended Round Butte country school grades one to eight and graduated from Ronan High School in 1945. He assisted his father on the family farm where his family had originally homesteaded until 1950, except for the summers of 1949 and 1950 while he was in Yellowstone Park. As many born during the Depression, he believed in hard work and frugality. He wore the same blue down coat and Ronan Sporting Goods ...

Mozelle Morin

OMAHA, NEBRASKA — Mozelle Etta (Rice) Morin, of Omaha, Nebraska, and formerly of Arlee, Montana, passed away at 96 years old on July 14, 2018, in Omaha.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Minnie Rice of Arlee; her husband, Wilbur Morin; her daughter, Judy; and siblings, Ed an...

Jean Travis

POLSON — Jean MacKenzie Travis, 90, died on June 21, 2019, at The Retreat of Polson. Jean was a resident of Bozeman since 1950 and was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia. She is survived by Sandie and Jerry Hammer of Polson. No services are planned at this time. The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory of Polso...

Birgit Magnus

POLSON — Birgit Dundas Magnus moved on to a new life on June 4, 2019 at age 97. At age 6 she emigrated from Norway with her family to the United States. They lived briefly in North Dakota until her father acquired a teaching position at U.C. Berkeley. From then on she considered herself a California Gi...

Andrew Tressel

KALISPELL — A memorial service for Andrew Joel Tressel, 34, who died on March 11, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 5, at Lawrence Park in Kalispell. A light reception will follow. Side dishes are welcome.

Georgiana Faust

BILLINGS — Georgiana Faust died peacefully at her home in Billings on May 9. She was born in Polson in 1933, the first daughter of N.B. Slim and Ruth McAlear Coppedge. All her grandparents were Flathead Reservation homesteaders. She started first grade in Stevensville, attending the rest of the grades ...

Audi Moran

PABLO – Audi Moran passed away on June 24, 2019, the result of a motor vehicle accident. Audi was a much loved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Audi was born on Oct. 5, 1952, in Nevada. Funeral arrangements are being made and services will be held later this week. Please contact ...

Jay Preston Jay Preston

RONAN — Jay William Preston, 91, who with his wife Beth, built a successful telephone company in Ronan and devoted over five decades to the Mission Valley through numerous civic and charitable activities, passed away of natural causes on June 3, 2019, at St. Luke Hospital with his family at his side. D...

Kathy Korf Kathy Korf

PHOENIX, ARIZONA — In loving memory of Kathy Jean Korf who was born on Oct. 24, 1952, in Colorado to Ed and JoAnn Rusk. She departed this life on Friday, May 17, 2019, at 5:12 p.m., surrounded by her loved ones, at The Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix, Arizona, due to health complications. Kathy was...

Jeanne Freshour

JOHN DAY, OREGON — Jeanne Cordis Freshour, 85, formerly of St. Ignatius, passed away on April 5, 2019, in John Day, Oregon. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Christian Church in St. Ignatius. Lunch to follow at the St. Ignatius Senior Center. Interment of ashes wil...

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