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Vicki Lucile Peterson, 71, of Arlee, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at home. 

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Jack Howlett, 70, joined his ancestors on January 21, 2021 in Ronan as a result of an automobile accident.

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Shawn Dean Zaste was born October 19, 1972 in Wenatchee, Washington to Leota Lorraine and David Joseph Zaste. He was raised and attended schools in Wenatchee and received his GED at Edmond’s College in Everett, WA. Later he lived in various Washington towns eventually settling on the Flathea…

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POLSON — Lawrence (Larry) Carl Gauthier passed away early in the morning on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Kalispell Regional Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a fall at home as well as from other complications.

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During the early morning hours of Saturday, January 16, 2021, Duane Christopher Plant passed away while surrounded by loving family. He was 52 years of age. 

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Alma lost her courageous battle with COVID on December 15, 2020. She was born March 28, 1952 to Thomas and Vida Pablo, the third of six children.

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Daniel Alexander Mays “Dan Dan,” 35, passed away in Polson Montana on January 1, 2021.

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RONAN — Wilcoxson Eriacho (Sonny) Martinez, 53 passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at St. Luke Hospital of natural causes. 

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Maureen Pearl “Kelly” Swaney, 72, passed away December 21, 2020 at Community Hospital in Missoula, Montana due to COVID complications. She was born March 1, 1948, to Juanita and Joseph James Swaney. Kelly was a proud member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. 

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Clifford Edward Miller Sr., “Chief”, 97, passed on December 11, 2020, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula. Clifford was born in a cabin up the Jocko at Shovel Camp on July 27, 1923 to Felicity Dee Delaware and biological father William “Pinto” McClure. 

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For all of his life, Alan “Chauncey” Beaverhead stood at the heart of tribal culture and tribal life on the Flathead Reservation. Raised with his brother Gene by their great-grandparents, Pete and Josephine Beaverhead, they were the most recent children to be raised to complete fluency in th…

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DIXON — James McDonald, 61, passed away from multiple health conditions at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center on December 23, 2020 in Missoula. A member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Jimmy was born February 27, 1959 to Francis and Julia McDonald in St Ignatius Montana. 

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Glenn Emanuel Rogers fell asleep on December 11, 2020, here on Earth and awoke next to Angels as he was accompanied on this journey by a band of angels that included: his parents Emanuel and Marie Rogers, his brother Allen Rogers, his two sons Glenn Raymond and Mark Lee James and his wife of…

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BIG ARM – Sue Antiste, passed away on December 18, 2020 at the family home in Big Arm. Sue was born on February 10, 1935 in St. Ignatius to Josephine Caye and Louis Finley Squeque.

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POLSON — Her family is sad to announce the passing of Annie Catherine Cote Edwards on December 8, 2020, after suffering a stroke. Annie was 94 years old and she resided at the St. Joseph Assisted Living facility in Polson, with her loving husband. Annie was born November 21, 1926, to Joe and…

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Wynn Lee “Pooh Bear” Lindquist 38, a proud member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribe, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, December 12, 2020 in Arlee. 

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ST. IGNATIUS — James Henry Dally, 68, passed away Dec. 8th, 2020 in Kalispell while surrounded by his family. 

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EVARO — Ron was born to Eldena (Bellmore) and Charles Hunter Jr. on April 24, 1957. He was born at the Holy Family Hospital in St. Ignatius. He died at his home at the Schley Home sites on October 23, 2020.

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RONAN — John F. Madrigal passed away in Kalispell on October 21, 2020 from complications of the Coronavirus. His passing has left a deep ache in our hearts.

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POLSON – On November 20, 2020 “Willie” Llewellyn Caye from Polson crossed over to his ancestors. He was born on July 16, 1947 in Elmo. One of midwife Madeline Couture’s home deliveries. Madeline took the privilege of giving him his unique name. He was blessed with his parents Lucy (Tenas) an…

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RONAN — Thomas Fredrick Paro, 75, passed away November 7, 2020 at Polson Health Care Center. Tom was born May 24, 1945 to Mildreth and Lester Merle Paro, Sr.

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Janice Marie Marciana Schliep Cordier (Marciana was her confirmation name), born to Arnold Schliep and Laura Soucie Schliep on August 29th, 1945 at the Holy Family Hospital in St. Ignatius, died of natural causes on November 11th, 2020 at the age of 75. 

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James Lloyd Matt, 77, has passed away Thursday November 5, 2020. He was born August 30, 1943 at 11:05 AM in Tulalip, Washington to Clarence Alexander Matt of Arlee and June Rita (Sol Louie) Matt of St. Ignatius. 

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POLSON – Darlene Roylance Wilder, age 20, of Polson, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Darlene was born on January 3, 2000 to Tyrone Burke and Weemus Wilder.

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TURTLE LAKE — Aron Jarid Yellow Owl, 32, AO, AYO, A-Aron, passed away at his home in Turtle Lake, Polson on Friday October 9, 2020.

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Well known tribal cultural preservationist and environmental activist Joe Azure passes on

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ARLEE — It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Lyle George “Swivel Eye” Zeiler of Arlee on September 1, 2020 at the age of 64 from congestive heart failure at St. Pats in Missoula. He was born February 22, 1956 in Ronan and was raised by his adopted parents Blanche…

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CAMAS PRAIRIE — Angela Lynn Joscum “A.J.”, 50 passed away at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula September 3, 2020.

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DIXON – Rodney Jay Schall, 69, passed away on Sept. 24, 2020 at his home surrounded by family and loved ones. Rodney was born March 27, 1951 in St. Ignatius, Montana to William & Betty (Wemple) Schall. He graduated from Dixon High School in 1969. After graduation, he continued to work th…

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ARLEE — On September 27, 2020, the world lost an honest man, a man of integrity and a true cowboy when Patrick Espinoza moved on to his next rodeo. 

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RONAN — Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, mentor and friend, Daniel Charles Jackson, passed away on September 20, 2020 from an infection after surgery. He was 79.

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ARLEE - Mary Stasso (Amak Pathki) was born in a one room cabin on Stasso Mountain (Jette) on January 1, 1934. She passed away in her home on September 7, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.

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Vivian Bisson went to her heavenly home on August 23, 2020. She joined her parents for a wonderful reunion. She was born in June 11, 1952 in Dallas Texas to loving parents Alvin E. Bisson Sr. and Helen M. Bisson. She was a proud tribal member. She enjoyed scuba diving and was into marine bio…

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Ross Anderson walked on August 9, 2020 of Covid-19. He was born March 10, 1941.

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POLSON — On August 11, 2020 Mary Ethel West went to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully in her home surrounded by her family.

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POLSON — Eunice “E.J.” Elaine McClure was born September 10, 1949 in Conrad, Montana to Roy and Illean Johns, the youngest of three daughters. She died August 7, 2020 in Polson, MT surrounded by her loving children, grandchildren, and devoted husband.

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Joseph Aloysius “Susep” Assiniboine, 63, passed away at St. Patrick’s Hospital on July 20, 2020. He was born May 27, 1957 in Hot Springs to Joseph Assiniboine and Marie Lassaw Assiniboine. 

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Vicki Lynn Rogers, a passionate Beatles fanatic, went to her ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ surrounded by family as well as ‘The Fab Four’ on Friday, July 31, 2020. As she took her broken wings and learned to fly, she was accompanied on her journey by a band of angels that included: her parents…

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ARLEE — Sean “Bubba” “Sean-some Brown” “Sean-erz” Mesteth, a Building Inspector for CSKT Housing Authority and lifelong resident of Arlee died unexpectedly on July 22, 2020 at the early age of 31, while at his childhood home.

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KALISPELL — Lora Lee Adams (Left Foot Louie), 53, passed away on July 19, 2020 in Kalispell. Lora was born April 6, 1967 her parents are Geno and Lois Michell Adams. She went to school in Polson, Montana

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RONAN — Sharon Laketa McDonald (Grandma Sherri) passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday, July 13, 2020. She was surrounded by her loving family that cared for her during her illness. Sherri was born in Fergus Falls, Minnesota on February 15, l932. She was 88 years old. She was born into a…

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Mary Ann (Parker) Kicking Woman, passed away on July 11, 2020 at age 88. She was born September 9, 1931 in Corvallis Montana to Frank Parker and Lucy Pokerjim Parker.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.