DIXON — Donald L. Repnak, 60, of Dixon, was born July 15, 1957, in Missoula and passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He attended all 12 years of school in Polson, graduating from Polson High School. After graduation Don worked for local ranchers and then spent nearly 30 years with UPS in Missoula before retirement.
He was married on July 21, 1979, to Valerie Duffield. To this union six children were born. They later divorced.
Don was preceded in death by his father, Donald J. Repnak, sister, Lynda and infant daughter, Teesha.
He is survived by his mother, Mavis Repnak of Polson, his children, Amanda Dalke and Kandice Dolance of Pablo, Wendy Walker and Benjamin Repnak of Ronan and Lilly (Cullen) Swatosh of St. Ignatius; seven grandchildren, Kaylynn, Jessy Dawn, Cole, Rueben and Sassa Dalke, Jacob and Damien Dolance. Don also was survived by Christie Stone, a special friend and her son Cole who was Don’s pal and constant companion. Don has four brothers, Wade (Tracy) Repnak of Globe, Arizona, Frank (Jessica) Repnak of Polson, Lloyd (Becky) Repnak of Kalispell and Mark (Carol) Repnak of Polson; two sisters, Connie Repnak of Polson and Laurel (Robert) Ardis of Kalispell, and a very large extended family.
Don was an easy-going, generous person and well-liked by most everyone he met. He enjoyed the outdoors including hunting, backpacking in the mountains and spending time with family and friends. He had many good friends.
Don is now at peace in the memory of God.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at the Leon Community Center just north of St. Ignatius at 2 p.m. Please come and share your memories with us.