SUPERIOR — Carroll Newton, 79, a man of 1,001 tales, a trucker who trained and showed his beloved horses, who loved to hunt, passed away peacefully at his home April 16, 2019, in Superior.

DEER LODGE — Mary Lou Miller, beloved wife, mother, friend, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on April 22, 2019, after a brief fight with cancer. She was born Aug. 3, 1941, in Ennis. She spent her early years on a ranch between Virginia City and Ennis. She later moved to Deer Lo…

ARLEE — Michael P. Hammer “Magoo” or “Inspector Hammer”, 51,  passed away at his home in Arlee on Saturday, April 20, 2019. He was born at Holy Family Hospital in St. Ignatius to JoAnn and Leo (Sam) Hammer. Michael was raised and educated in Ronan and Missoula and graduated from Two Eagle Ri…

CHARLO — Marvin Ellis Gardipe, 66, passed away at his home in Charlo on April 22, 2019. He was born Nov. 27, 1952, to William Charles Gardipe and Juanita Susan Pellew. He has been employed as a warehouse supervisor for CSKT.

VICTOR — Lawrence Alfred Draper (Larry), passed away peacefully at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula on April 19, 2019.  He was born in San Francisco on March 11, 1940, to Lawrence and Mary Louise Draper.

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MISSOULA — Robert James Juneau, 72, passed away April 18 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula. A wake has begun at the NAID Stickgame Arbor in Browning with Rosary being recited Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. A Mass will be celebrated at Little Flower Parish in Browning on Thursday at 11 a.m. wi…

FRENCHTOWN — Darlene Mae Gullo (Rose), 73, of Frenchtown, passed away April 16 from complications of cancer in comfort at St. Patrick Hospital.  Darlene was born July 29, 1945, at Thornton Hospital in Missoula to David and Bernice Rose as a 4th generation Frenchtown resident.  

MISSOULA — Willis Edward Boyer ‘Willie’, was born Oct. 31, 1946, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Charles and Roberta Boyer. From Nebraska, Charles, Roberta, Willis and sister Barbara moved to Colorado. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Army and served proudly in Germany and Vietnam.

CORVALLIS — Heaven received another Angel on April 19, 2019

ST. IGNATIUS — Michael G. Phelan, 73, passed away on April 15, 2019. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019, at 12 noon at the Western Montana State Veterans Cemetery, 1911 Tower St. in Missoula.

MISSOULA — Rosemarie "Rosie" Cote Knuchel passed March 6. Services will be Friday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church in Missoula.

POLSON — JoAnn Kathryn Martinez passed away on Jan. 31, 2019. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 10 a.m. at The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory, 101 6th Ave. E., Polson. A reception will follow at the Polson CSKT Tribal Senior Center, 701 1st St. E., Polson. All frie…

MISSOULA — George Edwin Johnson was born in Havre on March 19, 1924. He passed away peacefully at the age of 95 on April 5, 2019, at the Springs in Missoula with family at his side. He was under the care of Partners Hospice, Hestia, family and the staff from the Springs.

MISSOULA — Glenn Howard Kinsley shed his mortal coil on April 16, 2019. He was born James David Tuttle in Helena on June 24, 1937, to Marcely Gregg and Dean Tuttle. Due to the times, he was placed for adoption and was adopted in September by Harold and Lucille Kinsley. He was raised in Billi…

BONNER — Our mother, Joyce Bush, 94, of Bonner, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Riverside Health Care of natural causes.

HOT SPRINGS — Marci Leigh Pablo, 65, of Hot Springs, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at her home. She was born July 6, 1953, in Hot Springs to Claude and Alpha Denny.

MISSOULA — Jack Harry McDonald, 94, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2019, at home surrounded by his family.

MISSOULA — Friday, April 12, 2019, a wonderful spirit departed Earth —Eunice Amaya died at St. Patrick Hospital after a life span of 97.75 years.

POLSON — Nancy A. Peace (McLaughlin) passed away peacefully on Friday, March 29, 2019, at Lake View Care Center in Bigfork. Nancy was born Nov. 27, 1926, in Roundup to John McLaughlin and Helen (Nellie) Hunter. 

PRINEVILLE, Oregon — Loretta Mae Jacobsen, 92, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2019, at Regency Village in Prineville, Oregon.

MISSOULA — Doyle W. Gerrard, 89, passed away Wednesday, April 17 in Missoula. He was born in Greenville, South Carolina, the son of the late Frank and Zelma (Peters) Gerrard. Doyle was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helen (Brown) Gerrard, his son Damon Gerrard, and brothers, Donald Bent…

MISSOULA — Ann Catherine Petersen, 24, of Great Falls and Missoula, passed away on April 16, 2019. A public viewing will be held on Monday, April 22 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Garden City Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 23 at 1 p.m. with a graveside service to fol…

WILLISTON, North Dakota — Bradley Raye Schaff, age 23, died due to complications of diabetes on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at his home in Williston, North Dakota. He was born March 19, 1996, in Rapid City, South Dakota, to Phil Schaff and Carrie Cornish, and was the younger brother to Whitney…

KALISPELL — The world gained a bright light when Greg was born on a bitterly cold North Dakota night Jan. 10, 1964. And that light only got brighter and warmer as Greg went through life. He died April 4, 2019, from complications from cancer. His light still shines in all of his family and fr…

YUMA, Arizona — Evelyn Mae Tabish Oleson, 87, went home to be with the Lord on April 8, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Yuma, Arizona. Evelyn was born at home on June 27, 1931, to Joseph and Sadie Tabish in Missoula. She was the eldest daughter in the family of eight children and when her mo…

POLSON — On Monday, April 15, 2019, Stephen Aloysius Lozar passed away to avoid paying his 2018 taxes, a jokester to the end. “Buddy as we all know him” was born in St. Ignatius on June 27, 1925, to Mary Azelda Morigeau and Stephen Joseph Lozar. He was a proud member of the Confederated Sali…