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Donna left this world quickly and peacefully on August 29, 2019 at Kalispell Regional Medical Center following a massive stroke. She will be remembered for her “salty,” straightforward personality, her fierce independence, her love of The Prairie, and her many kitties!

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POLSON — Arnold Joseph Schliep, Jr., age 77, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at his residence. He was born on May 25, 1942 in St. Ignatius the son of Arnold Joseph and Laura (Soucie) Schliep.

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On August 30, 2019 creator decided bring one of the best home. On April 1, 1957 Barney Dean Finley was born in St. Ignatius, Montana to Susan Hewankorn Blixt. He was a proud member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation. He always said he was proud to be…

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St. Ignatius – Virginia (Woodcock) Brockie AKA Beat passed away in Bozeman on Wednesday August 28th, 2019.  Rosary begins August 29th 8pm at the Longhouse, Funeral Friday August 30th at 10:am Longhouse – Services handled by Foster Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Darrell William “Bill” (Orr) Kehoe passed away on Wednesday February 27, 2019 in Polson. He was 71 yrs. old and was born in St. Ignatius to his biological parents William Harrison Orr Jr. and Marie C. Trahan. In 1958 Thomas Luke Kehoe adopted Bill and from there on everyone knew him as Bill …

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Gloria G Courville Rost, beloved wife, mother, sister, auntie, Joined her husband Ansel “Bud” Rost of 35 years, August 20, 2019 surrounded by loved ones at St. Josephs Hospital in Polson.

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Regina was born December 4, 1932, in Arlee on The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation to her parents, Pete and Mary Pierre. Regina Pierre Cooper took her final journey on August 13, 2019, at her home in rural Sturgis, SD, at the age of 89 years.

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ARLEE – Louis Eugene “Louie” Lafrinire, age 78, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Arlee. He was born on December 9, 1940 at St. Ignatius the son of Leroy and Phyllis (Orr) Lafrinire.

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RONAN – Lois Marie “Taddie” Baylor Carlson, 84, of St. Ignatius passed in her sleep on August 7, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital from pneumonia.

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In loving memory of our mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and friend Laurie Diane old Horn, born April 8, 1963 and taken her journey August 3, 2019. 

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On Sunday August 4, 2019 at the age of 62 Tony passed away in Kalispell Regional Medical Hospital with his children by his side. He was born on March 30, 1957 in Ronan and was a proud member of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes. He was born to Leo Paul Hammer and Theresa Mary Quequesah. Tony wa…

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Lynn Sue Weiss (Hunter) went to be with the Lord and the love of her life Larry August 17, 2018, after a long struggle with cancer, at home surrounded by her family.

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Tammy Lynn Tanner, 52, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 6, 2019.

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MISSOULA — Dr. Gyda Ione Swaney (Salish name pic qwelulew, Little White Butterfly), 67, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Missoula in the early hours of Thursday July 18, 2019. 

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SPOKANE, WA — Barbara Ann Delaware-Gaines, age 75, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 5, 2019, at Sullivan Park Rehabilitation Center in Spokane, WA. She was born November 12, 1943, in Montana. She married Leonard L. Gaines on September 9, 1961. She is survived by her three daughters, Sa…

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Dr. Jeanette Louise Day Heberle, 72, was born in Missoula on September 12, 1946 and passed on July 17, 2019.

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SEATTLE, WA — Abraham Kerry Caye Jr. was born on June 7, 1954 to Agnes Mae Couture Caye and Abraham Caye Sr. in St. Ignatius and was called home by the Creator on July 20, 2019 in Seattle, Washington at the age of 65. 

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POLSON — Glenn Charles Howlett, age 64 of Polson, passed away on July 7, 2019 in his home and surrounded by family after his battle with cancer.

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Vicky Lynn Deranleau-Osbourne passed in her sleep on June 27, 2019. She was 67 years old. Her husband Don Osbourne of 32 years survives her, daughter Kelly Valdez of New York, Krayger Deranleau of Washington State, her brothers Daryl, Dana, Royal (Becky), Rocky(Carrie), Nieces, Lacey (Travis…

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ARLEE — Audi (Audrey Ann) Moran, 66, passed away due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident at mile marker 43, Hwy 93, Charlo, on June 24, 2019. Audi born October 5, 1952, in Shurz, Nevada; she was raised in Gardnerville, NV, and attended schools in Douglas County, NV. Audi married …

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Darrell Lee Anderson/Azure was born in Great Falls, Montana, on November 13, 1965. Darrell was a proud member of the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe and spent much of his childhood near the tribe’s center at Hill 57 in Great Falls, Montana. In 2006 Darrell’s volunteer lobbying efforts on behalf …

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ARLEE — On June 9, 2019, the Creator chose to take his beautiful gift of our girl Dalena Flora Weaselhead back to be with him and her family that has gone before her. Dalena was born Dec. 18, 1991 to Susan Cates and Dalon Weaselhead.

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RONAN — Jay William Preston, age 91, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at St. Luke Community Hospital. A service for Jay will be held Friday, July 19, 2019 at 3 pm at Mission Valley United Methodist Church. A full obituary will follow. Messages of condolences may be shared with the family onl…

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ELMO — On May 30, 2019 Evelyn Joseph left this world to be with her ancestors.

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Agnes V. “Virg” Charlo, 85, passed away Saturday morning, May 18, 2019 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, surrounded by her family.

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CAMAS PRAIRIE — Marie Elise Williams Lamoose, 71, died on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at home surrounded by her friends and family. She was born on September 15, 1947 at Libby to William and Maria (Nixon) Williams. 

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Carole June was born on June 11, 1937 to Lucy Matt and Virgil Gilson in Polson and went home to be with her savior on April 29, 2019, surrounded by love at her earthly home.

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Clark Andrew Vallee, 6 months, became our guardian angel on April 29, 2019.

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Emma Lorraine Acciavatti, 85, of St. Ignatius passed away Thursday May 2, 2019 after an extended stay at The Pines of Mission.

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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 Salish,…

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RONAN — Joseph O. Santos Sr. 80 years of age, peacefully passed away April 12, 2019.

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Robert LeRoy McLeod was born on May 25, 1950 to Blanche Mary Soucie and Amos McLeod. Robert passed away on March 15, 2019 at 6 AM on Friday morning. They took him in their arms and freed him from the pain.

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ELMO — Barbara Lee Caye, 71, passed away at Polson on April 3, 2019. Barb was born June 12, 1947, in Kalispell to Agnes and Abraham Caye. She was raised in Elmo and attended Elmo School and high school in Busby. She received her higher education in Oregon and Washington. Barb was married to …

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RONAN – Judith Lee Loberg, age 68, passed away on March 28, 2019 in St. Ignatius. She was born on July 9, 1950 in St. Ignatius at Holy Family Hospital the daughter of Omer Dennis Garrett and Frances (Markle) Garrett.

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Katherine “Katie” Nick, 76, of Usk, WA, was called home by Creator to join her ancestors on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

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Eneas Raymond Vanderburg, age 92, of Arlee, MT passed away March 10, 2019 in Ronan, MT.  Eneas was born November 1, 1927 near Placid Lake to Agnes and Jerome Vanderburg. Jerome was employed by the Civil Conservation Corp so when Eneas became school age he attended the CCC Camp school until t…

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Florence Ann Johnson, 73, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2019 in Polson, Montana. She was born July 10, 1945 in St. Ignatius to Samuel and Helen Nicholas Hewankorn. She attended school at the Saint Ignatius Ursulines, Flandreau Indian School, and moved to California to complete her cert…

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Clara (Kloli) McDonald Charlo, 76 of St. Ignatius died Friday February 22, 2019 at her home “bravely” battling cancer for the second time.

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(May 26, 1938 - February 25, 2019) The Wake will be held at the Ronan Tribal Senior Citizen Center on the corner of Highway 93 and Terrace Lake Road. It will be Friday, March 1 to Monday March, 4. The burial is planned on Monday at noon at the Ronan Cemetery.

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POLSON — Lillian Annette Westby, age 61, passed away, on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 10, 1957 in St. Ignatius, the daughter of Lloyd and Marlene E. (Bisson) Burland.

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YAKIMA, WA — Philip Otto Weivoda passed peacefully with his wife and family by his side on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the age of 91. Phil’s passing marks a legacy of love, unparalleled community service, and spiritual devotion which stand as example to all who knew him.

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The love of our life left to celebrate his mom and dad’s anniversary in heaven with them 2-15-19.

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GREAT FALLS — Brittani Dawn Charlo, 32, went to be with her creator on Wednesday January 30, 2019,

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Art was born May 9, 1946 to Louie and Adeline Fyant, on the Fyant family homestead in Valley Creek, near Arlee Montana. Art passed away February 6, 2019, surrounded by family and loved ones. A proud member of the Confederated and Salish Kootenai Tribes, Art was one of thirteen children growi…

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MISSOULA — Patrick Scott McClure made his journey to the Great Creator on Saturday February 2, 2019. He was embraced by his family that have gone before him. His father Roy, mother Lois, brothers Richard, Paul, Baby Jimmie and his sister Sharon.

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GROTTOES, VA — Gretchen “Judy” F. Horton, 72, of Grottoes, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at her home.

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St. Ignatius – Cletus Joseph Licht, 98, passed away at his home in St. Ignatius on January 14, 2019. He was born in Seco on March 5, 1920, to Herman and Sophia Licht. His employment career included carpentry/construction, and he never completely retired, always doing something. He loved to c…

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.