HAMILTON — Wallace Leroy (Wally) Atkinson, 91, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 8, 1927, in Belt  to Wallace Stewart Atkinson and Wonita Munden Atkinson.

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.

SWAN LAKE — Marie Ann Richardson Shipley, 86, of Swan Lake, passed away peacefully in Missoula on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Born to Dorothy James Richardson and Robert Richardson on Feb. 21, 1933, Marie was raised on the family dairy farm in Missoula. Aft…

MISSOULA — Lois was a friend to many and will be missed by all who knew her. She was a wonderful mom to her surviving two daughters, Ruth and Laura Hedgers, and her four stepchildren, Mike, Dave, Laurel and Lanel Haaglund.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Charlene passed away Feb. 9, 2019, at University of Minnesota Medical Center at age 66 from complications of diabetes, GI Hemorrhage, heart disease, and lymphoma, with members of her family at her side.

MISSOULA — Dee Jay Dodson passed away peacefully in his sleep from heart failure on March 10, 2019, in Missoula. Dee was born Jan. 20, 1958, in Missoula to Edward “Dee” Dodson and Leta Lawrence.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Gregory D. Fine passed away of natural causes Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with his family by his side. Greg's great joys in life were his children and grandchildren, family and friends, the outdoors and rock 'n' roll. Greg touched many lives th…

MISSOULA — William A. Babcock died on January 27, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Seattle, the son of William A. and Frances M. Babcock, on Oct. 9, 1940. In 1947, his family moved to Portland and later Beaverton, Oregon, where he attended high school. He ran track …

Submit an Obituary

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. Obituaries submitted by family members are also accepted pending proper verification of the death.

Print Ads

MISSOULA — Joyce Marie Hyndman, 90, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, with her family beside her at BeeHive Homes of Hamilton.

ELMO — Trudy Carol King Evenson, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. She was born on Jan. 7, 1949, to Bud and Sis (Lucille) King.

POLSON — Mildred Williams was born in 1921, the fourth of nine children, to Peter and Millie Lind in Clinton, Iowa. Her baby brother couldn’t pronounce her name, so she was forever more known as Momo. Pete and Millie left Clinton in 1928 with five little girls in a Model T Ford headed for Mo…

ARLEE — Gary was born in Polson, March 5, 1943, to Grace and Harry Wining, the youngest of three sons Raymond and Robert (deceased), and eldest of two surviving daughters Lois and Karen.

BOZEMAN — Thomas Jasper LaVeaux, 62, of Bozeman, passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 13, 2019. He was born Dec. 25, 1956, to Thomas and Evelyn Veo on the Cheyenne River Sioux reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. He met his wife, Deb LaVeaux, while attending Montana State Univer…

MISSOULA — Robert LeRoy McLeod, 68, passed away in Missoula on March 15, 2019. A Rosary will be held at Foster Funeral Home on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 7 p.m. followed by a Closing Ceremony on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 2 p.m.

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Jim Bill Ames, returned to his heavenly home on March 10, 2019, at the age of 90 while living in St. George, Utah. He was born February 3, 1929, in Chinook to Vivian Anna Jacobson Ames and James William Ames; the tenth of 11 children. He married Janet (Jan) Arlene McKenzie…

RONAN — Samyra Nashae Williams, infant daughter of Alicia Smithson and Aaron Williams, was made an angel on March 16, 2019. A Rosary will be held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 8 p.m. at the Marvin Camel Building in Ronan. A Closing Ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 10 a.m.

ALBANY, Oregon — Ephraim Hackett died of heart failure on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, age 83.

ARLEE — A Funeral Service for Gary E. Wining will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Jocko Valley Baptist Church on Coldwater Lane in Arlee.  Viewing will precede the service. A reception at church will follow the service.  After the reception, burial will be at the Ronan Ce…

MISSOULA — On March 13, 2019 James R. Maloney, 92, passed away in Missoula at his home to join his Heavenly Father and his beloved wife where he can now walk and be free from earthly pain.

HAMILTON — Robert “Bob” Jay Paddock, 93, of Hamilton, passed away March 6, 2019. He was born in Terry on Dec. 3, 1925, and raised in Corvallis after the family moved there in 1931. Bob was a WWII veteran and served his country from 1944 to 1946. Bob was a rifleman in the Army and an expert w…

HUSON — Judith “Judy” Gallagher, 77, of Huson, passed away in her sleep at her daughter’s Montana mountain home on March 16, 2019. She fought a courageous battle against two brain aneurysms as well as rheumatoid arthritis. Judy was born Aug. 19, 1942, to Elizabeth and Ed Coet. Following the …

CORVALLIS — His last words were, "I am riding off into the sunset." His hospice nurse responded by singing a couple of bars of "Happy Trails". A few hours later he passed out of this world.

STEVENSVILLE — A Memorial Service for Tedi Lee Wingo will be held Saturday, March 30, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Jesus Community Church at 218 College St., Stevensville. Tedi, 64, of Florence, passed away Feb. 22, 2019, at St. Patrick Hospital. Cremation was under the care of Cremation Burial So…

KALISPELL — James Eugene Baker, 78, passed away on March 14, 2019 in Kalispell. His services are set for Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 1 p.m., at All Saints Church in between Whitefish and Columbia Falls. Burial to follow services.

  • Updated

MISSOULA — Eugene William Buchholtz was born Sept. 27, 1924 and died March 14, 2019 at age 94.

MISSOULA — Wilburn “W.C.” Knutson, passed away at his home on March 13, 2019. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Western Montana State Veterans Cemetery with a celebration of life to follow at the VFW POST 209.

MISSOULA — Nonabelle passed away Friday, March 15, 2019, having lived a thriving life of 95 years.

YELM, Washington — Huston "Doug" Anderson Thompson, 61, passed away Jan. 22, 2019. Doug was born in Spokane, Washington, Aug. 6, 1957. Doug attended Sentinel High School in Missoula and later moved to Deer Park, Washington. Oct. 4, 2000, Doug married Carol Thompson. In 2005, Doug and his fam…

MISSOULA — Kiahsuang Shen Lo, of Eugene, Oregon and Missoula, passed away in Missoula on February 21, two months short of her 100th birthday. Kiahsuang was a beloved mother, auntie, grandmother, and great-grandmother, as well as a matriarch to a large number of Chinese and Chinese-American s…

FRENCHTOWN — An extraordinary man died last week: On March 8, 2019, Joshua Meriah Tripp, 44, went down with his logging helicopter near Port Angeles, Washington. Josh was tireless, compassionate, and magnetic. He gave incredible hugs that wrapped you up in warmth. He listened in a way that m…