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.

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.

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…

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.

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

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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.

MISSOULA — Kenneth Burt Read, 96, left us to be with Jesus on April 2, 2018 at The Village Senior Residence. He was born on April 26, 1921 to Edward and Cecelia (Brager) Read.  He was the youngest of 13 children and raised on a farm near Leeds, North Dakota.   

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MISSOULA — Bette Paskey, 61, ended her fierce battle with brain cancer on April 14, 2018, surrounded by her family, her pets, sounds of her favorite music, and the sharing of happy memories.

MISSOULA — Raymond Carl Murray passed away peacefully on April 8, 2018.  Originally from Fitchburg, Massachusetts, he was the only son of Henry Carl Murray and Hattie Mindt Murray. He received a bachelor’s degree in geology from Tufts University and went on to earn his Ph.D. in geology at th…

MISSOULA — Warren (Bud) was born in Fishtail on March 2, 1922, to Myron and Mabel Danforth. He attended schools in Fishtail and Absarokee.

BONNER — How do you sum up a wonderful person’s life in just a few words? You can’t, because she was so much to so many people — a great mom, grandma, wonderful friend and loving wife. 

MISSOULA — Clifford A. Frey passed away one day after his 95th birthday. He was born March 30, 1923, at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula to Fritz and Bertina Frey.  During his early years, they lived in a number of places in western Montana including Tarkio, Valley Creek and in Missoula. F…