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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…

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POLSON — On January 19, 2019 Whisper Lakota Ivins, 24 was called home to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Whisper was born in Kalispell, Montana to Carl Ivins and Jodi Hunter. Whisper was the oldest daughter and had six siblings. Whisper graduated from High School in 2013. 

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Theodore Lee Orr (Tedd) passed away in his home in Three Forks on December 18, 2018. He was born in St. Ignatius on May 26, 1955 to Leroy c. Orr and Laurina Trahan Orr Wallace.

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RONAN — Lois Lafromboise Slater was born December 29, 1951 in Browning to Rosalie and Robert LaFromboise. Lois was an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Tribe, lived in Browning for much of her childhood but moved to the Flathead reservation where she lived the rest of life and died at her hom…

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Denny Davis, born March 23, 1957, passed away in his home at Turtle Lake in Polson on December 29 2018. He is survived by his three children, daughter Brandy, and two sons Anfrew and Anthony Davis, a younger brother Gary Davis, sisters Debbie and Tina Davis, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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RONAN — It is with great sadness that the family of Marianne Louise Luchkiw announces her passing, from natural causes, on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the age of 61 years.Born on September 1, 1957 in Butler, PA, Marianne graduated from Butler High School in Butler, PA and continued her edu…

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ARLEE — Terry Lynn Whiting passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, November 26, 2018. 

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CHARLO — Bud Jesse Fitzpatrick, 71, was born on August 22, 1947, in Oliver Gulch, Hot Springs to Alicia and Lloyd Bailey.  He was an only child.  Bud passed peacefully in his sleep November 19, 2018.

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ST. IGNATIUS — Steve Clairmont was born on June 30, 1942, to Alexander Alphonse (Sam) and Vuelta (Bella) Clairmont in St. Ignatius. He grew up in Dixon at the Tribal Agency and was a proud member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana. After graduation, he spread his wings…

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MISSOULA — Laurence Ginnings, 65, passed away at home Sunday, December 3, 2018. His battle with cancer was brief but hard fought.

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RONAN — It is with great sadness that the family of Marianne Louise Luchkiw announces her passing, from natural causes, on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the age of 61 years.

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POLSON — Tamryn Gravelle was born on July 2, 2004 in Cranbrook, British Columbia and raised for the first five years of her life in the A’qam community. Tamryn then moved to Polson where she settled.

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Louis E. “Bumum” McLeod, Sr., 80, of Polson, went peacefully to be with the Creator on November 12, 2018, at Polson Health & Rehab due to health issues.

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SPOKANE, WA — Earl A. Conley, born on October 15, 1943, to Agnes Macintosh, in Claremore OK, passed away on November 16, 2018 surrounded by his family, after a brief battle with pneumonia. 

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ARLEE — Patrick Francis Hartless, 77, passed away peacefully in his home in Arlee surrounded by friends and family on November 5, 2018. Pat was born on January 26, 1941 in DuBois, PA to Frank and Mary Hartless. He was raised and educated in the hills of Pennsylvania until the age of 9 when t…

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Ansel Allen Rost, best known as Bud, passed away October 21, 2018 at his home surrounded by loved ones. Bud was born on March 23, 1942 in Minnesota. Bud served in the National Guard, and was also a long time rancher, mechanic and worked at Westland See.

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ST. IGNATIUS — Francis “Franc” Chalwain Durgeloh age 57 passed away at his home in St. Ignatius on October 22, 2018.

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John P. Weaselhead, 65, passed away at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula early Saturday morning on October 20.

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Georgie L Koll, age 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 14, 2018, in Ronan. She was born November 25, 1936, in Jerome Idaho, to William “Bill” Wilcox and Annie (Achenbach) Steen. She was the first-born child to Bill and Annie followed by her brother Steve Wilcox. After her parents …

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Francis J. (Chief) Finley Sr. passed away at him home in Evaro on August 28, 2018 of a heart attack. He was the son of Joseph Dixon Finley and Catherine Saxa. He was born on January 16, 1951. He was a proud member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

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PABLO — Nikai Susep Santos, age 10, became another angel around the throne in Heaven on September 5, 2018 in Pablo, Montana.

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Ronald Earle Matt was born April 4, 1944, in Hamilton and grew up on the Flathead Indian Reservation.

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Francis J. (Chief) Finley Sr. passed away at him home in Evaro on August 28, 2018 of a heart attack. He was the son of Joseph Dixon Finley and Catherine Saxa. He was born on January 16, 1951. He was a proud member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

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ARLEE — Pablo “Chib” Espinoza, 63, longtime resident of Arlee, passed away in his family home surrounded by his wife and children on September 21, 2018. 

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.