BILLINGS — Clyde Donaldson, age 81, passed away on April 16, 2018 at Tender Nest Assisted Living in Billings. He had struggled with illness for many years and thanks to the loving care of his wife of 60 years, Becky, he was able to stay at home up until the last month of life. 

POST FALLS, Idaho — Lynn R. Peterson, 66, of Superior passed away Friday, April 20, 2018 while at the Northern Idaho Advanced Care Hospital in Post Falls, Idaho while recovering from an extended illness.

MISSOULA — Harley (Pic) Walter Jones, 84, of Missoula, passed away April 19, 2018 at St. Patrick Hospital, of natural causes.

ST. IGNATIUS — Clara Bourdon, 81, passed away Sunday at St. Luke’s in Ronan.  A wake will  begin on Tuesday at her home and move to the St. Ignatius Community Center on Wednesday where the Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.  Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in St. Ignatius.

STEVENSVILLE — Rita Hall, 44, of Stevensville passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Village Healthcare Center. She was born Feb. 3, 1974 in Subic Bay, Philippines to Michael Hall and Felisa Matthew.

MISSOULA — Timothy Joseph Murphy was born on December 18, 1938 at Georgetown Hospital in Washington, DC. He was welcomed at Heaven’s Gate on April 20, 2018 by his deceased loving wife, Maureen and daughter, Michelle.

MILLTOWN — Richard D. Watson, 56, passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 18. Richard was born in San Jose, California to Gordon and Beverly Watson. Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting pool. He was a member of the Milltown Moose Lodge #2715.

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STEVENSVILLE — Rita Hall, 44, of Stevensville passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Village Health Care Center. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 14 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Stevensville with a vigil service beginning at 7 p.m.  Mass of Christia…

MISSOULA — Clary J Cory, 96, lifelong resident of Great Falls, died April 7, 2018, at the Village Senior Residence in Missoula where she had lived for nearly two years. She was born Clary Jean Kaufman on Dec. 10, 1921, the only child of Fred and Bernice (Fish) Kaufman and the granddaughter o…

POLSON — Wallace R. Weivoda of Polson, 83, passed peacefully in his sleep on the morning of Sunday, April 15, 2018, at the Lake View Healthcare Center in Bigfork. Wally was born September 9, 1934, in St. Ignatius, Montana.

MESA, Arizona — Our loving Mother Jackie Pape passed peacefully Feb. 20, 2018. At her side was her end of life companion Ken Nowell in Mesa, Arizona.

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SEATTLE — Ruby Lee Kasman, age 85, died Jan. 6, 2018, in Seattle, Washington. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018 at Anderson Stevenson Wilke Funeral Home, 3750 N. Montana Ave., with coffee and cookies to follow the service in the Social Hall of the funeral home…

MISSOULA — Audrey Grace Braddock-Graham died in her home on the evening of April 16, 2018, with all her children by her side.

BROWNING — Thomas John Bird "Tomahawk", 40, passed away peacefully at home in Missoula on April 15, 2018. Thomas was born in Cut Bank to Rick Ollinger and Margaret Bird. Thomas was raised in Browning and attended high school in Billings and Missoula. He also attended Blackfeet Community Coll…

JASPER, Georgia — John Robert Barmeyer, 71, of Jasper, Georgia, died on April 18, 2018, surrounded by loving family. He was born May 30, 1946, in Flushing, New York, to George and Dorothy Dayton Barmeyer. His father, a pediatrician, and his mother, a homemaker and artist, moved shortly after…

HAMILTON — A force of nature has transitioned. Stewart Brandborg, 93 years along and one of the last of the old breed of American conservationists, clung to life and all that he had to offer it like a mountain goat clings to a cliffside ledge. Life's slippery slope caught up, and he died at …

MISSOULA — Douglas J. Melton earned his angel wings on April 10, 2018, and took flight, passing away peacefully, doing what he enjoyed doing, traveling with his adoring companion.

MISSOULA — U.S. Senator John David Melcher, DVM Ret. died peacefully at home April 12, 2018, sitting in his favorite chair with a view of Rattlesnake Creek. He was 93-years-old.

MISSOULA — Michael John Brown, 60, (Nov. 21, 1957), of Missoula, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Monday, April 16 2018.

STEVENSVILLE — Varney R. Craig, 89, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018, at his home in Stevensville.

COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho — Heaven was in need of a top notch mechanic/fixit guru and on April 12, 2018, as Bob was resting at the Schneidmiller House in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho God summoned him for the job. In true Bob Morgan fashion with his tool belt, welding helmet and favorite flannel on he ac…

MISSOULA — Life ends, and life goes on. On April 13, 2018, L. Jack Lyon left this world to join Natalie in the great beyond. He was born in Sterling, Colorado, in 1929, and moved to Montana in 1962. From that year to his death, Montana provided a rewarding career with the U.S. Forest Service…

BONNER — Services for Beverly A. Larson will be April 22 at 1 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran in Bonner. Celebration of Life to follow at Bev and Dave Larson's home — BBQ provided — bring a dish to share if you'd like. See full obituary in Sunday, April 15 paper for more information.  

MISSOULA — Arkadiy S. Pasyuk, 79, of Missoula, passed away April 13, 2018. Services to be held at Garden City Funeral Home Monday April 16, 2018 at 7 p.m.

MISSOULA — Helen Louise Catherine Wiley Whalen was born Feb. 18, 1928 in Chicago to Irwin and Frances Wiley, joining her sister Mary Claire in an adventurous childhood on Chicago’s South Side. Arriving on the cusp of the Great Depression, she was fortunate enough to have two working parents,…

ARLEE — Francis Henry “Hank” Baylor joined the ancestors on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, surrounded by family and friends at St. Patrick hospital in Missoula. He was born on June 5, 1932, to Ray O. Baylor and Louise Matt Baylor in St. Ignatius. He was the sixth of eight children.  

VICTOR — Mary "Scottie" di Lorenzo was born and raised in Ayreshire, Scotland. A 17-year resident of Victor, she passed away on April 9 at St. Patrick Hospital of an Ischemic Stroke. 

ARLEE — Bonnie Lorene McCollum Burnett, 86, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018, in Missoula surrounded by her loving family. Bonnie died in much the same way she lived; with grace and dignity and at peace with the world.