MISSOULA — Carol Faye Forshey, 68, of Missoula, passed away in the early morning of Dec. 11, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Hospital surrounded by the love of her children. She was born to the late Nelson Gentry and Mary Gentry on Nov. 3 of 1949 in Fort Worth, Texas.

GREAT FALLS — Alan Christopher Stringer, 37, left this world too soon. He passed away Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Great Falls. Alan was born March 4, 1980, in Great Falls to Donna James-Harrison and Christopher Stringer.

MISSOULA — Our beloved mom, sister, aunt and friend passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, unexpectedly in her sleep, at the age of 62. Sandy was born in Bismark, North Dakota, on Oct. 2, 1955, to John and Jane Jassek. Sandy worked at Fort Courage daycare and enjoyed working with the kids she car…

FLORENCE — Josephine Ann (JoAnn, Jo) Molzhon Cleary, 81, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 in Florence, at Kathy's Place Assisted Living. She was born on June 13, 1936 in Wolf Point, to Anton and Adela Molzhon; the fifth child in her family of eight siblings.

STEVENSVILLE — Henry “Hank” K. Timm, of Stevensville, died peacefully in his sleep early Monday morning, Dec. 11, 2017, in his home. He was 90.

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MISSOULA — Pat Armstrong, 86, died peacefully in her home at Brookdale Assisted Living on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, after a short stay on Hospice of Missoula.

ST. IGNATIUS — Georgiann Matt, 54, passed away Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in St. Ignatius. She was born Nov. 22, 1963, to the late George Matt and Margaret Finley in St. Ignatius.

GLENDIVE — Leonard D. Zawada, 73, of Glendive and previously of Missoula, passed away on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. A funeral service will be held at Garden City Funeral Home on Friday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. with a Graveside to follow at the Western Montana State Veteran’s Cemetery. A full obituar…

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HARPSTER, IDAHO — John Joseph Hetzner, age 67, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a devoted family man, a loving husband to Susan (Hagle) and father to Calla.

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MISSOULA — Merrel Dare Clubb Jr., retired university professor, born in New Haven, Connecticut, June 7, 1921, died in Missoula on July 27, 2017, from pneumonia and complications after he broke a hip in a fall earlier in the summer.  

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BIGFORK — Eunice W. Mahlum, 94, peacefully passed away on Oct. 29, 2017 at her home in Bigfork.

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LOLO — Beverly Jean Gale, Born 11/24/1929, Passed 11/24/2017.

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POLSON — Thomas James Devlin was born to LaVere and Ward Devlin on Nov. 2, 1950. It was certified at Saint Joseph hospital in Polson, as was his passing on Nov. 30, 2017.

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MISSOULA — Sharon Rae Johnston, 62, loving daughter, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother, died peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at St. Patrick Hospital after a courageous two-and-a-half-year battle with ovarian cancer.

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MISSOULA — Timothy Brian Lloyd, 61, of Missoula, passed away on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at St. Patrick Hospital.

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POTOMAC — Allen Lee Collier, 68, of Potomac, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula. He was born April 24, 1949 in Ventura, California the son of Paul and Mary Ellen Collier.

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MISSOULA — Rosamond L. France, 88, of Missoula, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loved ones, of natural causes.

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FLORENCE — Robert (Bob) Lee Chaffin, 75, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017.

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MISSOULA — Orson Ernest Murray, a long-time resident of Missoula, passed away at Riverside Health Care Center on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. He was born on Oct. 25, 1925, in Glendive to Ernest (Ernie) and Elsie Murray. Orson was the elder brother of Dorothy Murray Rahders (deceased). He married Fl…

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MISSOULA — June was born in Missoula on June 26, 1922, to Ruby and Chester Smith. She attended schools in Missoula and Helena and shared colorful tales of childhood on the grandparent's homestead in Perma.

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MISSOULA — Rose Marie Leisle, 62, of Missoula, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in her home after a 15-month battle with cancer.

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WINNIPEG, MANITOBA — Ray Nelson Haley passed Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at age 84. He lived most of his life in Whatcom County, Washington. After leaving Washington he lived in Missoula and for the past 10 years in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is survived by his son Mark. There will be no service.

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MISSOULA — Charles R. Zadra, 97, passed away in Missoula with family by his side, on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

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MISSOULA — Sylvia Job Dolezal passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at 12:15 a.m. in the loving arms of her caregivers; daughter Cindy and grandson Andy Cuevas.

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MISSOULA — Charles W. Dolson. Bill was many things in his life. A published author of essays and short stories, brother to four sisters, father and grandfather. Bill’s published works can be found in the Missoula County Library. He can be seen around town in the artwork of his close friend, …

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BOISE, Idaho — Lorena Ellen Sorenson McCarty of Boise, passed away on the evening of Nov. 5 due to complications of ALS, just 2 days before her 63rd birthday. She was born on a bright and sunny Sunday morning in San Bernardino, California to James Van Decar and Sharon Phillips Van Decar. Whe…