CONNER — Calvin Ambagis, 1 year old, passed away in the evening on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Community Medical Center in Missoula.

ST. IGNATIUS — Everette “Old Chap” “Monk” Linsebigler, 77, passed away at his home on May 22, 2018, in St. Ignatius. He was born on Oct. 4, 1940, to Jerry Linsebigler and Mary Bushaw. Everett was raised and educated in Melstone, Roundup, Great Falls and Billings areas.

MISSOULA — William Joseph Paul, 84, of Missoula, passed away May 21, 2018.

MISSOULA — Lou Erck, of Missoula, died peacefully at home on May 21, 2018, at the age of 92. Born Louis Charles Erck, in Texas, in 1925, Lou was a pilot, veteran, radio personality and in his later years a respected Missoula businessman. After service in the navy as a pilot, Lou started his …

MILLTOWN — Garold Crouch passed away Sunday, May 20, doing what he loved best, spending time with his friends. He requested there be no funeral or obituary. There will be a celebration of his life at the Milltown Moose (formerly Harolds Club), June 3, at 1 pm.

WIBAUX — Funeral services for David Moring, 62, of Wibaux, will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 514 W. Orgain Ave., Wibaux. Burial will follow in the Wibaux Cemetery.

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MISSOULA — Debra Elliott Bruninga, 63, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018, in Missoula. Born July 23, 1954, in Corbin, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late James and Bobbie Elliott. In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by twin brothers, David and Darrell.

MISSOULA — Orpha Keil, 96, of Missoula passed away May 22, 2018, at Pleasant View Personal Care ALF of natural causes.

THOMPSON FALLS — Gary “Jay” Hanson passed away in his home in Thompson Falls on May 21, 2018, after battling cancer. He was 78 years old.

ST. IGNATIUS — Shanna Marie Robison, 40, passed away May 22 at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula.

MISSOULA — Dick Brannon, a long-time Missoula area landscaper, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

BILLINGS — Robert “Bob” Harold Nicol was born on Aug. 15, 1927, at Marcus Daly Hospital in Hamilton. His parents were Mary Shultz Nicol and Harold A. Nicol. Bob is survived by his older sister, Betty Thiot, and was predeceased by his younger brother, Don Nicol, married to Gloria Johnson Nico…

MISSOULA — Alva passed away April 22, 2018 at Village Health Center.

MISSOULA — Richard Fred Gappert was born on Sept. 5, 1928 at home in a farmhouse near New Salem, North Dakota. His parents were George and Lillian (Haggerman) Gappert. Richard’s five siblings were born in the same farmhouse. Iris Seeger, of New Salem, is his only living sibling.

MISSOULA — William Joseph Paul 62, of Missoula Passed away May 21, 2018

BELLINGHAM, Washington — Peter Zuidmeer 97, of Everson, Washington, died on May 13, 2018.

POLSON — Ron Valiquette, 85, residing in Polson, died of cardiac arrest on May 15, 2018 at the International Heart Institute in Missoula during a heart procedure.

EVARO — Robert C. Hayes was born at home in Salisbury, Vermont and died in his sleep at home in Evaro, Montana. One of his points of pride was never spending a night in a hospital, until the last month of his life.

WHITEFISH — Gordon Opel passed away March 30, 2018. A celebration of Life commemorating Gordon will be held Sunday, June 3, 2018, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Grouse Mountain Lodge in Whitefish.

FLORENCE — Josephine Walton was born July 10, 1920, to John and Josephine Schmidt in Langhorne Manor, Pennsylvania. The oldest of three siblings, “Jo” attended Beaver College and graduated in 1942 with a bachelor's degree in Primary Education.

MISSOULA — Edward James Pribyl, Jr. (Jim/Ed) was born Feb. 27, 1949, in Omaha, Nebraska, and was called home on May 14, 2018, in Missoula. As the second oldest of 11 children, he was a family man from the get-go.

POLSON — Weston Lee MacDonald, 77, of Polson, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at his home with his family at his side. Wes was a descendant of pioneers who arrived by train in Superior from Pennsylvania in March 1892. His great-grandmother, Edna Helen Leonard Wilkinson, owned the Hotel Superior…

HELENA — Ken Cumley (1953-2018)

MISSOULA — Howard Bryan, long-time teacher at Santa Rosa Junior College, passed away on May 17, 2018. He died at home after several surgeries, and multiple undisclosed medical issues. Mr. Bryan’s first teaching contract was in 1954, for one year as a sabbatical replacement at the University …

HAMILTON — Douglas Willard Duff, 85, died peacefully at home on May 14 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 30, 1932, in Paul, Idaho. He hunted and fished for much of his youth, enjoying the outdoors of Southern Idaho and the beauty of the Salmon River. Two of his favorite…

STEVENSVILLE — David Joseph Lauchnor Sr., 65, of Stevensville, died peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family, on May 9, 2018, of lung cancer. He was born on Oct. 8, 1952, to Elizabeth McLeod Lauchnor and Joseph Marvin Lauchnor in Salt Lake City. His family moved to Golden, Colorado, …

POLSON — Cameron Michael Roullier, 18, of Polson, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Cameron would have graduated from Polson High School, Class of 2018, on June 2. A friend to so many, he will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018, 11 a.m. at the Sky…

ST. IGNATIUS — It is with great sadness that the family of Terry Card announces his passing on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at the age of 62.

SUPERIOR — Shirley Mayo Hollenback, age 88, of Superior, passed away on Tuesday May 15, 2018, in Missoula of natural causes. She was born on July 2, 1929, in Spokane, Washington, to Fred and Edith Mayo. She attended elementary school in Superior then went on to high school in Spokane at Holy…