MISSOULA — Wilda M. Erickson of Missoula, 96, died Friday, Oct. 26 peacefully at the Edgewood Memory Care Home.

STEVENSVILLE — A celebration of Robert E. "Bob" Jackson's life will be held on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at 4 p.m. at the Lone Rock Bible Church with a potluck supper to follow. Bob, 89, passed away Oct. 15, 2018, at his home in Stevensville. Condolences and memories may be shared with the fami…

PLAINS — Loreli Jane Mowery, 63, of Plains, passed away in the loving arms of her husband on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at St. Patrick Hospital, of complications related to cancer.

MISSOULA — Sally Ann Schneider passed away in Missoula on Nov. 11, 2018, after a short illness.

VICTOR — Crystal Ann Esberg, 57, of Victor, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at her home. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the Daly-Leach Chapel. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home community room. Cond…

MISSOULA — Scott Alan Ridley, 51, of Missoula, passed away on Thursday Nov. 15, 2018, at St. Patrick Hospital.

RONAN — LaVerne Deschenes McGreevey, dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, at her home. 

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ARLEE — Charlotte LaVine Peake, 89, died Thursday, November 16, 2018 at her home in Arlee.

MISSOULA — Roger Ray Martens, age 70, of Missoula, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, surrounded by his family.

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Rev. Eugene Haas Bartels passed away on Nov. 13, 2018, at Pioneer Homes in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was 88 years old. A Celebration of Life for Eugene and Phyllis Bartels will be on Jan. 4, 2018, at the First Presbyterian Church in Fairbanks.

MISSOULA — Lydia passed naturally into the loving arms of her husband, Tom; son, Allen and granddaughter Donnette, on Nov. 16, 2018.

SUPERIOR - Brian Matthew Alexander of Superior, passed away on Oct. 26, 2018, of a heart attack at the age of 62.

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MISSOULA — Ernest R. Dewey, 67, of Missoula died Wednesday morning, Nov. 14, 2018, near Ovando while participating in one of his favorite activities, elk hunting.

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MISSOULA — It’s with heavy hearts that we share the news that our beloved mom and grandma, Phyllis Ouellette, gave up her sweet and loving spirit in the early morning hours of November 16, 2018. How do we convey in just a few paragraphs such a life well lived? She loved unconditionally, gave…

PASO ROBLES, California — Ward Caldwell, better known as Dad, Grandpa, Papa, Sweetheart or that wonderful man, was born on Nov. 28, 1939, and passed away on Oct. 28, 2018, a month short of his 80th birthday, in Paso Robles, Calif. He graduated high school with a "major" in football. He enrol…

REDMOND, Washington — Warren W. Bestwick, 96, died on Oct. 18, 2018, surrounded by his family. Warren was born to William A. and Beatrice Eddy Bestwick in Missoula. He was raised in Alberton and completed high school there before entering Glendale Jr. College in California. However, WWII int…

MISSOULA — Richard Clyde Pickens, 83, aka Dick Pickens, of Missoula, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2018, at St. Patrick Hospital of natural causes. 

MISSOULA — Surrounded by his loving family and friends, Michael S. Watson passed away peacefully on Nov. 11, 2018, from complications of esophageal cancer, just one day shy of his 64th birthday. Mike was born on Nov. 12, 1954 in his beloved Missoula to Charles and Madeline Foley Watson. He w…

MISSOULA — James A. Hamill, 72, passed away on Nov. 13 in Missoula.

MISSOULA — Margaret Rice, a resident of Missoula for over 70 years died here on Nov. 6. She was born Bellingham, Washington, to Hugh and Margaret Perkins Magone on July 5, 1920, joining a family of four brothers. Four more brothers followed. Needless to say she was a much-loved daughter and sister.

HAMILTON — Phyllis M. (Bradley) Ouellette, 90, passed away early in the morning, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at home surrounded by her family. The Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, November 23, 2018, at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Hamilton, The Rev, James A. Connor will be presiding. B…

POLSON — Thomas Robert Needham, 85, passed away on Nov. 12, 2018. A celebration of Tom’s life will be at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Polson, with reception to follow. Arrangements are under the care of The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory.

MISSOULA — Cleo R. Seaman, 94, of Missoula, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at home, in the company of loved ones. She was born Jan. 14, 1924, in Deer Lodge to Hector E. Rainville and Margaret Sestrich Rainville.

HAMILTON — Bertha Brenneman Hochstetler, 89, passed away peacefully and went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Beehive Homes, Hamilton surrounded by her family. Bertha was born in Tofield, Alberta; she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Kauffman) Brenneman. …

MISSOULA — Dr. Gary Frederick Walter, M.D., passed peacefully into eternal life at home surrounded by his children and loving wife, Marlis, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, after a 16-year battle with cancer. In his final week on this earth he shared his heart with his gathered family and told the…

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MISSOULA — Cleo R. Seaman , 94, of Missoula passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at home, in the company of loved ones. She was born January 14, 1924 in Deer Lodge, MT to Hector E. Rainville and Margaret Sestrich Rainville.

MISSOULA — Kadrik Bennet Kallis, born April 13, 2000, passed away in search of a new adventure on Sunday, Nov. 11. He was born in Missoula, son of Rick and Misti Kallis and brother of Alyssa Kallis. Kadrik was compassionate and humble. He had a heart full of passion for his family, friends, …

MISSOULA — Wanda Barbieur, 74, of Missoula, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at home surrounded by family. She is survived by her sons Alex Harvey (Kristy), Brandon Harvey (Ann), daughter Sue Holy and 11 grandchildren. There will be a celebration of Wanda's life at Ruby's Inn on Saturday, N…

ST. IGNATIUS — Charles Martin Vogel, 61, passed away in St. Ignatius on Nov. 4. His celebration of life will be held Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Church in Arlee.

POLSON — Louis Eugene McLeod, 80, passed away in Polson on Nov. 11. His Rosary will be held at the Longhouse in St. Ignatius on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. followed by a Closing Ceremony Friday at 2 p.m. A mass will be held at the St. Ignatius Catholic Church on Friday at 3 p.m. after the Cl…