PILTZVILLE — Maurice Earl Millikan, 84, passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at his home due to health complications following a fall. He was born January 18, 1934, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, the son of Ernest and Lucile Millikan. He attended Roosevelt elementary school and graduate…

ST. IGNATIUS — Tammy Matt, 58, wife of Fred Matt, passed away at Kalispell Regional Medical Center on Sept. 19, 2018. Wake will begin Sunday at noon at the Longhouse, St. Ignatius, with Rosary at 8 p.m. Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 9 a.m. in the St. Ignatius Catholic Church. 

HAMILTON — Virginia (Gena) Coloff Simmons, 86, of Hamilton, passed away of natural causes on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at Valley View Estates.

RONAN — Dr. Swan Thomas McDonald III passed away peacefully, to be with the lord, at his home in Ronan Sept. 18, 2018, surrounded by family. He was 85.

MISSOULA — Holly J. Quillen, 56, of Missoula, passed away on Sept. 18, 2018. A memorial service will be held on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Hope Baptist Church, 7498 Zaugg Dr., Missoula, MT 59802. Arrangements are under the care of Garden City Funeral Home.

MISSOULA — Gordon Ray Strilcov, 84, of Missoula, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at his home.

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MISSOULA — Verna E Lange, 88, passed away quickly and quietly, at her new home, at Edgewood Vista the morning of Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

BUTTE — Jeanne E. O’Brien O’Neill passed away in Butte on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, surrounded by her family. Jeanne was born in Butte on March 12,1925. She was the only child of Andy and Minnie O’Brien. Jeanne attended St. Joseph’s parochial school and Girl’s Central High School, graduating w…

MISSOULA — Jennifer Lea Malone was born in Missoula, on Dec. 18, 1971, to Daniel J. and Catherine D. Malone. From day one she was precocious. She started talking at six months and never stopped. She moved to Billings at age four and attended Catholic school there, graduating from Billings Ce…

LEWISTOWN — Henry Joseph "Joe" Hukill, 70, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Lewistown, of natural causes. He was born in Deer Lodge on Oct. 14, 1947, to Henry John and Kathryn (Dye) Hukill. Joe grew up in Deer Lodge and graduated from Powell County High School in 1968. He enlisted with…

MISSOULA — Johonna passed away Sept. 24, 2017. We will be having a graveside service for her and her mom Darlene Magnussen on Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. at the city cemetery in Missoula.

HAMILTON — George Wayne Snell, 90 years young, was born June 4, 1928 in Ponsford, Minnesota to William C and Jane Snell. He passed away in the early morning on Sept. 16, 2018 at Bee Hive Homes in Hamilton. He was an enrolled member of the Chippewa Tribe of the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota.

ALBERTON — Nick Youngkin, 67, passed away at his home on Sept. 13, 2018. Nick was born on Feb. 6, 1951 to Paul and Salome (Sally Helton) Youngkin in Sidney. He attended the Sidney School System.

MISSOULA — Percy Fay Karr was born on March 16, 1930 to Percy Fay Sr. and Hazel Fern Karr in Champaign, Illinois. He grew up on a farm in Seymour, Illinois, the youngest of four brothers.

FAYETTEVILLE, Georgia — Julie was born June 14, 1971, in Hamilton, to Marcene (Sherwin) Lindquist and the late Stephen Sherwin. She attended Hamilton High school, the University of Montana and Montana State University majoring in Interior Design.

MISSOULA — Clay Ishler raced for the finish line March 5, 2018 to finally be with his sweet son CJ. Clay was taken far too early by Alzheimers O.N.E painful day at a time. The weekend before he passed he enjoyed a family dinner with Jess, Amber, Lee, Justin and of course his biggest fans Bow…

CORVALLIS — Pam Hardy of Corvallis, age 65, passed away in her home surrounded by family on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer.

MISSOULA — James Edwin (ED) Gilchrist was born Dec. 19, 1939 in Denver, Colorado to James B. and Ethel Huchingson Gilchrist. He grew up on a 112,000-acre ranch in Silver City, New Mexico with his parents and sister Louise (Lou) until the sale of the ranch and their move to Durango, Colorado …

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Gayle passed away peacefully on July 26, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona after a five-year battle with breast cancer. Gayle was born in Billings on Aug. 16, 1950 to her parents, Cal and Irene Ventling. She married Kim Kautzman on July 23, 1977. In October of 1979 they welco…

HAMILTON — LaVonne Marie Babby Hoselton was born in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, on Dec. 19, 1936, the second child of Dennis and Alvina Babby’s four children. She passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Community Medical Center in Missoula on Sept. 14, 2018, at the age of 81.

MISSOULA — F. Marie Walters, 90, passed away on Sept. 13, 2018. Services will be held on Sept. 21 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Burial following the service will be held at Riverside Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. and a potluck reception at 5532 Riverview Dr. South in Florence.

MISSOULA — Neil E. Johnson, 65, son of the late Robert L. Johnson and Dorothy E (Long) Johnson, died Sept. 11, 2018.

MISSOULA — Mary Loretta Hayes, July 26, 1927 - September 12, 2018

SEELEY LAKE — Lloyd E. Hallgren, 74, passed away from leukemia at his home in Seeley Lake on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. He was born in Missoula on April 3, 1944 to Olaf and Elsie (Erickson) Hallgren. Lloyd was raised in Milltown surrounded by scores of aunts, uncles and cousins.   

POLSON — James Julius Hagen passed away on Sept. 10, 2018 in Polson of natural causes at the age of 99. Born to Nelmer and Laura (House) Hagen on Dec. 25, 1918. He was raised in Clinton. He graduated from Missoula High School in 1937.

MISSOULA — Maureen Adele DeWitt passed away on this Earth Aug. 21, 2018 during surgery that offered hope for a better future. That thought was in her mind as the procedure began, promising a better life with less discomfort. Always an optimist, energetic and upbeat, she inspired those around…

SEELEY LAKE — Ian Sayer White, 59, of Seeley Lake, died on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 in his home. Ian was born in Princeton, New Jersey to Julia White and John White on Nov. 10, 1958.

HAMILTON — Alexander J. McDonald, 84, of Hamilton, widower of Valerie McDonald, died on Sept. 5, 2018, at his home. He was born on Nov. 28, 1933 in Glendive, the son of Alexander and Lucy McDonald. Alex was raised and attended school in Glendive and Missoula.

MISSOULA — Judith (Judy) Ann Spores passed away quietly at her home in Missoula on Sept. 13, 2018, with her husband at her side.

MISSOULA — James  “Ed” Gilchrist, age 78, of Missoula passed away on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at his home in Missoula. Friends may call at Garden City Funeral Home and Crematory for visitation on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, from noon to 5 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. …

DRUMMOND — Ginny Enman, age 67, passed away peacefully at her home near Drummond on Sept. 13, 2018.