VICTOR – Donald Gregory “Dusty” Schurman, 60, of Victor, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in Hamilton of …

MISSOULA – Ethel Caras Diettert died peacefully Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at St. Patrick Hospital, one day after celebrating her 88th birthday.

POLSON – Theresa A. Gano, 93, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at The Pines of Polson. She was born March 12, 1921, in Coburg, the daughte…

CORVALLIS – Ronald Bates “Ron” Hallock, 69, of Corvallis, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. He was born May 6, 1945, in Valentine, Nebraska.

VICTOR – Billy Dan Sager, 73, of Victor, passed away Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Community Medical Center in Missoula of natural causes.

DARBY – Derry Kempf, 81, of Darby, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at his home in Darby.

MISSOULA – William “Bill” Ward, 61, of Missoula, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in the loving arms of his wife Sharon.

MISSOULA – A memorial service for William "Bill" Ward will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at the First Lutheran Church, 2808 South Ave. W.

FRENCHTOWN – Howard F. Kammerer, 91, a longtime resident of Frenchtown, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula.

MISSOULA – Duane R. White, 56, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at St. Patrick Hospital. He was born Dec. 16, 1957, in Ronan to Robert and …

MISSOULA – Donna G. Huguet, 84, of Missoula, passed away at her home Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

FLORENCE – Richard Allen VeDel, 75, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in Missoula. His wife Betty, sister Marilyn and numerous fri…

MISSOULA – On Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, we lost the patriarch of our family when our beloved grandfather, father and husband died at 86 years of …

DRUMMOND – Bill Ohrmann once wrote in a letter to a friend, “I will be pretty well satisfied if the spirits of my faithful dogs will remember …

PLAINS – Joe Rogers of Plains, having fought a courageous battle with cancer, passed away Nov. 29, 2814. He was 70 years old. Joe was born in …

HAMILTON – Adelaide Lois Grindle, 92, of Hamilton passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at St. Patrick Hospital. She will be laid to rest with her…

HELENA – Richard "Dick" Morgan passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, while vacationing in one of his favorite places, Kona, Hawaii…

MISSOULA – Francis Finley Mocabee, 79, of Missoula, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Community Medical’s Heart Center. He left this worl…

LIBBY – Jeannie M. Spooner, 83, of Libby, passed away Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Libby. She was born Nov. 13, 1931, in Avery, Idaho, to Andrew…

DARBY – Derry Kempf, 81 of Darby, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at his home in Darby. He was born April 23, 1933, in Milwaukee, Wisconsi…

LINCOLN – Lester Eugene Baldry, 72, passed away Nov. 22, 2014, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Lester was born Oct. 10, 1942, to H…

MISSOULA – David “Lee” Dunfee, 70, of Missoula, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. He was born Feb. 22, 1944, in Tecumseh, Michigan, to George…

GRANGEVILLE, Idaho – Marion Harold Vanderwall, 92, of Grangeville, Idaho, passed away Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at his farm home. He was born Ma…

KALISPELL – Donald Tweto, age 89, passed away Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Prestige Assisted Living Home in Kalispell.

CORVALLIS – Jack E. Isaacs, 64, of Corvallis, passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at the Marcus Daly Hospice and Palliative Care Center. He was …

STEVENSVILLE – Nola Pauline (Smail) Edgar passed away peacefully Nov. 22, 2014, in the shadow of the Bitterroot Mountains and surrounded by he…

MISSOULA – Wesley John Gruszie, 72, passed away from cancer Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at home surrounded by family. A public viewing will be held …

CORVALLIS – Betty L. Lien, 83, of Corvallis, went to be with her savior the Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at her home, with her l…

KALISPELL – On Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, Dennis Eugene Strand passed away after battling health issues for the past several months.

MISSOULA – Roy Rasmussen, 76, of Missoula, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. A memorial service will be held at Garden City Funeral Home a…

VICTOR – Hernan Francis McClung, 55, owner of Tree Works in Victor, passed away Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at St. Patrick Hospital.

STEVENSVILLE – Thomas F. “Pat” Patterson passed away at five minutes before midnight Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at the age of 98 while under the c…

SEELEY LAKE – Charles A. Williamson, 76, passed away peacefully of lung cancer surrounded by loved ones in Seeley Lake on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.

PABLO – John A. Williams passed away at his home on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, from severe heart complications.

MISSOULA – Philip Wayne Zieg died on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, shortly after retiring from the Bureau of Land Management. His career in natural re…

SUPERIOR – Ruth Marie Graybill, 81, of Superior passed away at her home on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. She was born March 23, 1933, in Missoula t…

MISSOULA – Roy Rasmussen passed away peacefully at his home in Missoula on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, after a short battle with cancer.

MISSOULA – James (Jim) Bibighaus Pulliam, 81, died Nov. 29, 2014, at his Missoula home, in bed with his wife Pat by his side.

HUSON – On Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, God gained a beautiful soul with the passing of Roberta “Jean” Forry Long, 71, of Huson. Jean passed away at …

ARLEE – Harley Ray Tanner, 55, passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. He is survived by his wife Joey Jayne; son Tom Tanner (Jen) and their chil…

HELENA – Former Montana First Lady Carol Ann Judge passed away on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. She was born June 7, 1941, in Los Angeles, California,…

SUPERIOR – Harry Love, 81, born in Billings on Nov. 15, 1933, passed away at his home in Superior on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. He began a new adv…

TUCSON, Ariz. – Chuck Shotliff died quietly in a Tuscon, Arizona, hospital Nov. 1, 2014, after a long and difficult bout with pneumonia. Crema…

MISSOULA – Navella Elizabeth Beaulieu, 92, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at Village Health Care Center. Navella was born to Harry and Mar…

STEVENSVILLE – Grace Bentham 82, a longtime Lolo resident, passed away of natural causes Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at the Living Centre in Stevensville.

MISSOULA – Troy Dean Curless, 46, of Missoula, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at his home of natural causes.

HAMILTON – Rose Marie Anderson, 86, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula.

FLORENCE – Viewing for Col. Raynor Roberts will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at Garden City Funeral Home with a reception to foll…

WASILLA, Alaska – Brett Allen Thoft, 33 of Wasilla, Alaska, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, doing what he loved; flying airplanes through …

MISSOULA – Navella Elizabeth Beaulieu, 92, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at Village Health Care Center. Navella was born to Harry and Mar…

ALBERTON – Loving wife, mother and friend, Janet Dewald, 86, of Alberton, passed away Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at home with her family by her side.

MISSOULA – Col. Raynor H. Roberts, 94, passed away from natural causes Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, surrounded by his family. Raynor was born Nov…

MISSOULA – Dottie Riggert took her last journey Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at the age of 91, ending this great adventure we call life. Born April …

FORT BENTON – Rev. Marvin Eldridge of Fort Benton graduated from this life on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. He has joined his wife Betty Jo in the …

FLORENCE – Darrel Dean Dudley, of Florence, died peacefully Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, after a long fight with cancer. He was born on Aug. 10, 193…

EUREKA – John F. Hossack, born June 11, 1927, to William and Clarice Coulton Hossack in Sandpoint, Idaho, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, a…

WASILLA, Alaska – Brett Allen Thoft, 33 of Wasilla, Alaska, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, doing what he loved; flying airplanes through …

BILLINGS – Charles F. "Timer" Moses passed away at home Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at the age of 90. In August 2010, he prepared the following o…

POLSON – Robert E. Kelly, 92, of Polson, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at the Village Senior Residence in Missoula of natural causes. He …

CORVALLIS – Charles James "Charlie" Yerian, 94, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at his home in Corvallis of natural causes.

EUREKA – H. Darlene LeDoux of Eureka took her last breath in this life, surrounded by and wrapped in the love of her family, Friday Dec. 19, 2…

LIBBY – Vicki Phillips, 64, died of natural causes Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at the Libby Care Center.

WHITEHALL – Herbert Frank Wanke, 86, born June 14, 1928, to Peter L. Wanke and Louise (Kraniak) Wanke in South Athens, Wisconsin, died Friday,…

HAMILTON – Michael Halstead, 59, passed away due to a cardiac episode the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at the United Hospital in St. Pa…

POLSON – Donald A. Cooper, 93, of Polson, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his home with his loving wife and best friend, Alice Joan, by …

MISSOULA – Verna Llewellyn departed this life for her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.

MISSOULA – Charles L. Long, 80, passed away at his home on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Charles was born on Feb. 21, 1934, in Omaha, Nebraska, to …

GLENCOE, Minn. - Evan Denney, age 82, of Glencoe, Minnesota, formerly of Missoula, passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Birchwood House in Hu…

STEVENSVILLE – Daniel James Cavanaugh, 92, of Stevensville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at the Missoula Health and Rehab. He was born O…

MISSOULA – After a two-year battle with cancer, Robert George Burgad, 76, decided to spend Christmas in heaven this year. He departed for his …

STEVENSVILLE – William H. Severson, 40, of Stevensville, died north of Darby in a vehicle accident of an unknown cause on Monday, Dec. 22, 201…

MISSOULA – Dianna Lynn (Robb) Streit, local pastor’s wife and piano teacher, passed away in the early morning hours of Nov. 25, 2014, at the a…

OVANDO/MISSOULA – Ralph Lee Allen, 77, of Ovando, died on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at his home in Missoula. He died at peace and in comfort, …

MISSOULA – Edwin “Eddie” Richard, 74, a longtime Ronan resident, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, with his loving and caring wife, Gina, …

KALISPELL – Paul Burke, 43, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in Kalispell. He was born in Missoula on a hot Sept. 8, 1971. He was raised and…

MISSOULA – Ethan Scott Miller, 7, of Missoula, passed away Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Providence Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane.

MISSOULA – Donald Lindsley, 83, of Missoula, died on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. He was born Aug. 7, 1931, to Clyde and Gertrude Lindsley in Witfo…