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ShaVonne Anna Marie Whitworth made her amazing grand entrance into the world on June 26, 1991, in Missoula born to Michelle Morigeau and Shawn Withworth she joined her brother and sister Steven and Ginger Morigeau, When Shawn seen his baby girl he immediately called her Chevy and to us she w…

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NIARADA – Alice Rose Finley Hewankorn, age 94, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 7, 2022 at her home. She was born in a Tipi on March 7, 1927 in Elmo, Montana to Sakali and Mary Susan (Amos) Finley.

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Kenneth Jones, Sr., age 85, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the loving community of Bishops Senior Living Place from natural causes. He was born on January 30, 1936, in Lapwai, ID to John Jones and Amelia Tellier as a member of the Nez Perce Tribe.

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POLSON — Our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great grandmother, Sister and Aunt Genevie (Gen) Jo Caye-Eneas, 60, of Elmo, began her Journey Home Thursday, December 2, 2021, in Missoula. 

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Daniel Zepeda passed away comfortably surrounded by his family on Saturday November 20, 2021. He was 72.

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Henry Lee Clairmont was born on April 3, 1983, in Missoula at Community Hospital to Dennis and Nadine (Whitworth) Clairmont. He passed away the evening of Thursday, November 4, 2021 at his home at Finley Point. 

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Regena Fay Ely passed away October 31, 2021. She was born to George Aldrich and Joan Hawkins but raised by her dad Charles Hawkins. She grew up all over the U.S. as an army brat, and finally made her permanent home in Montana. Here she met and married Daniel Bisson and later married Steve El…

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Marjorie Kathleen Gardipee-Seaman, 89, peacefully left this Earth to embrace her loving family and Heavenly Father (Creator) at 6:30pm on Saturday, October 23, 2021. 

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Mary Sue Ross died of cancer on November 13, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Polson. She was the first born to Opal Lucille Swaney and Volmer Lee (Sonny) Ross on April 16, 1948 in St. Ignatius. Mary Sue was named after her grandmothers, Mary Catherine McDonald Swaney and Sue Thompson Ross F…

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RONAN — George Emmanuel Garcia, Sr., was born in St. Ignatius on May 13, 1945, and went to be with his loving Savior on November 11, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Trinidad and Annie (Courville) Garcia. He was the youngest of eight and a member of the Salish and Kooten…

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POLSON — Herschel R. Mays passed away at St. Patrick Hospital, surrounded by his sons, on November 2, 2021, at age 78.  He was born to Lavina (Smith) and Raymond Mays on November 26, 1942.

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POLSON — Tari Lynn Shaw, 53, of Polson, our bright shining star shined for the last time on November 4, 2021 at UW Medical Center in Seattle, WA. Tari was born on December 12, 1967 at Holy Family Hospital in St. Ignatius to Virginia Sanders Shaw and Richard (Dick) Shaw. She was welcomed as a…

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Ron entered into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on November 1, 2021 with his loving family by his side. Ron was born August 22, 1947 in Elma, WA to Wanda and Francis Decker. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Connie, his daughter Tina (John) Ramey, granddaugh…

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RONAN — Kevin Richard Normandeau passed away peacefully at home with his family on October 29, 2021. Kevin was born to Louis and Lila Normandeau July 28, 1964 in St Ignatius. He graduated from Ronan High School before attending A&P School. 

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ELMO — Gilbert Lee Buckskin was born March 29, 1947, in St. Ignatius to Mathias Buckskin Michel and Lucy Moody Michel. He passed away on October 28, 2021, at his home in Elmo with his wife, Eudora and son, Alex by his side. 

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ST. IGNATIUS — Denise Morigeau was the eldest daughter born to Fred H and Eileen S Decker on February 23, 1949 at St. Ignatius. On October 20, 2021, she passed on to eternal life after a courageous battle against Covid. She leaves behind many loved ones to join many loved family members and …

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ST. IGNATIUS — Ronald Lee Orr, 63, of St. Ignatius, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021, at his home in St. Ignatius surrounded by his loving family.

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Former Missoula and Polson resident 99-year-old Gladys Marie McDonald Disney — Glady —passed away Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Hot Springs Health and Rehab Center. 

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Donna Jane Pablo began her journey to the Ancestors Monday September 27, 2021.

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Richard Earl McGary was born July 15, 1941 Naples, TX and died September 24, 2021 Ronan. 

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POLSON — Elizabeth L “Beth” Smith, age 69, passed away September 30, 2021, at her residence. She was born January 16, 1952, in Missoula to Rose “Rosie” Marie and Richard Lee “Dick” Lyman. Raised in Plains, Beth was a wild child from day one by all accounts. She was joined by her brother Kenn…

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MISSOULA — Robert Eugene Fyant was born in St. Ignatius, Montana on July 6, 1952 to Adeline and Louis Fyant.  Bobby passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021 surrounded by his family in Missoula.

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Robert Leonard Azure, Sr. (Bob Azure) left this earth to join the angels on September 6, 2021, while surrounded by his children. 

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PABLO — Jeanelle L. Bisson peacefully joined our ancestors on September 25, 2021 at the family home in Pablo. She was an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes.

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Robert Eugene Fyant was born in St. Ignatius, Montana on July 6, 1952 to Adeline and Louis Fyant.  Bobby passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021 surrounded by his family in Missoula, MT.

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With deep sorrow, we share that our beloved Christine Marie Bigcrane, the Meadowlark Mother (her Indian name), departed this world on September 3. 2021 in Ronan. She was an incredibly beautiful, talented, eclectic, nurturing, and resilient woman, a dedicated and loving mother, and a loyal an…

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POLSON— Roger P. McClure, age 75, passed away at home from complications of COVID-19 with family at his side on September 12, 2021. He was born November 28, 1945. Roger was the oldest of six children and assumed greater responsibilities at the age of 11 when a house fire took his father and …

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Stanley Monroe Speaks, Sr., 87, of Pryor, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at his home. He was born on November 2, 1933 in Milburn, Oklahoma; the son of J.D. Speaks and Minnie (Cumberson) Speaks. Stanley worked for many years for the United States Government in the Bureau of Ind…

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Leroy Jesse Houle “Jess” 46, passed away Saturday August 28, 2021, at his home on Coombs lane Arlee. 

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CHARLO — Pamm passed away in her home on August 28, 2021 after battling cancer. 

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Tyrone Aaron Shipman was born on May 27, 1979, in Phoenix, Arizona to Gerald W. Shipman and Shirley Ann Matt. He passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at the age of 42. He was the best Dad in the world, best storyteller, and all-around great guy.

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ST. IGNATIUS — Mary Helen (Phoenix) Doney, 64, passed away peacefully at Providence St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula on September 9, 2021.

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RONAN — Lynda Ann Hammer passed away on July 28, 2021 at St. Lukes Extended Care Facility in Ronan surrounded by family and friends. 

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RONAN — Preston Wayne (PD) Henifin passed on July 30, 2021, in Ronan. He was born December 31, 1976, at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA.

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GREAT FALLS — Erma was born on July 13, 1927, at Little Warm, MT, to Richard and Carrie Snell, and went to be with her Lord on Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Great Falls, MT, at the age of 94.

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TORRÉON, NM — Tony M. Sandoval began his trek across the Rainbow Trail, July 20, 2021, with his youngest son Antoine at his bedside. Tony was born to Sam and Mary (Yazzie) Sandoval November 26, 1943 in Thoreau, New Mexico. Tony was a dedicated member of the Dine’ Tribe; speaking Dine’ fluent…

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Let me tell you the untold stories of an epic car racing flagman. On July 18, 2021, Guy Wade Stinger received his black flag out of the mortal realm, and has now entered into the big raceway in the sky. The epic tales of his life will live on in the hearts of his loved ones forever. 

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DAYTON — Ryan Patrick Nicholas Lefthand, 35, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021. He was born on November 14, 1985, in Kalispell to parents Edna Mae Lefthand and Wilbert Lee Michel. Ryan attended Two Eagle River School and was a collector of Star Notes and Mario Coins. He was also known for …

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Born to Charles Victor (Vic) Cordier and Pearl Rein Cordier on October 19, 1941, in St Ignatius, MT as the eleventh of twelve children, died of natural causes on May 28, 2021, at the age of 79. He attended the St. Ignatius public school system and married his high school sweetheart, Janice S…

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Our beloved brother, grandpa, uncle, and friend Gerald James Stiffarm — Wus Bee Ah Thot (Bear Shirt) — journeyed to the Big Sands on July 6, 2021. He was born to Tom and Vina Stiffarm on December 16, 1949, at Fort Belknap Agency. 

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RONAN — Shelby Bud Rodda, was born on August 31, 1990 in Ronan Montana to Russ and Marti Rodda and passed away at his home the morning of June 29, 2021 due to natural causes.

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Terry Joseph McDonald died at his home in Columbia, MO Friday, July 1, 2021. Terry was born in Missoula on February 25, 1955. He was a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe located in western Montana.

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BURLINGTON, WA — In the early hours of May 30, 2021, one month before his 85th birthday, Kenneth Wayne DuCharme passed away at Creekside Memory Care in Burlington, WA. They deserve an honorable mention, as his family was unable to see him for most of the year prior to his passing. They treat…

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DAYTON — It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle Wilbert Lee Buckskin on August 26, 2020. His representation, knowledge, and caring for his family and community will be greatly missed. His latest involve…

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MISSOULA — Tiger Irvine born April 1, 1996 in Missoula, passed away on June 5, 2021.

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MEDFORD, OR — Patricia Ann McLeod, 75, passed peacefully away on Sunday, May 2, 2021. She was born on October 4, 1945 in St. Ignatius to parents James Hector McLeod and Mary Yvonne Souci. She has four surviving children: daughters Nina Keller and Scarlet Guenther of Medford, OR, and Yvette R…

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Samantha Marie Seyler died on May 24, 2021 in Lewiston, Montana. Samantha was born in Lewiston, Idaho on June 5, 1994. She was a strong beautiful Kootenai and Coeur d’Alene Native Woman who moved back and forth from Montana to Idaho throughout her life.

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