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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.

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DES MOINES, WA — Audrey Iris Holt Wiseman, 92, daughter of Alice Fidler and Ora Ray Holt was the youngest of eight children raised in Polson. She was born on January 14, 1928 and passed on June 26, 2020.

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ST. IGNATIUS — Marthe Ducharme Edwards, 50, passed away July 10, 2020 at her home near St. Ignatius. She is survived by her children Zharelle Edwards of Missoula and Jaydeen DuCharme Morigeau as well as her longtime companion Terry Morigeau. Service will be held at a later date.

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RONAN – Richard Dean McBroom, age 60, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020 at St. Luke Community Hospital in Ronan. Dean was born on February 6, 1960 in Deer Lodge, MT to Richard M. and Elizabeth E. (Gingras) McBroom.

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ARLEE — Madeline Finley, 97, made her journey home in the early morning hours of June 25 at her home in Arlee.

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Ruby Dae Saluskin, 24, of Ronan passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Ruby was born on January 31, 1996, in Yakama, WA, to Bonnie Asencio and Brian Saluskin. She was a tribal member of the Yakama Nation. 

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of beloved husband, father and brother Jonathan “J.R.” Rardon.

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ELMO— On May 28, 2020 we lost the most remarkable woman to grace our lives when Leslie Kallowat passed on to another world. We can hear her already downplaying being called remarkable because she really didn’t like to be in the limelight, but through her selfless actions she was everything t…

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POLSON — The second eldest of eight children, Lanny Van Meter, 69, was born in Franklin, IN, on April 7, 1951, to Albert and Odell (Logsdon) Van Meter. Lanny passed away in the early morning hours of May 23, 2020.

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Decatur, TX — Lillis L. “Manshadow” Waylett, 82, of Decatur went to be with his Lord Sunday, May 24, 2020 in Bridgeport, Texas.

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POLSON — Joshua “Josh” Joseph LaBau, 42, of Polson, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at his home. He was born October 12, 1977 to Val and Sally LaBau in Miller, SD.

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Carol Helen Sly Matheny Apple was born on March 3, 1944 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane WA, to Alice Thelma Clairmont Sly and Walter Leo Sly. She passed away on May 11, 2020 at the age of 76.

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Born March 16, 1943 passed away May 4, 2020. She was born in Ronan to Harold and Alma DeMers (deceased). She is survived by her Aunt Deannie Ramey. Brothers; Monty (Kathy), Dennis (Sharon), Ed (Marilyn), Joe (Lacie) DeMers. Sisters; Julie (Ted) Kresge and Betty DeMers. Her five children; Har…

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On Friday, May 8, 2020, the Lord reached out his hand and Rodney Allen Morigeau accepted. Thus, began our brother’s, son’s, uncle’s, daddy’s, cousin’s, and best friend’s journey home to be with the Lord and those who have went before him, to prepare his special place in Heaven. Rod was very …

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POLSON — Barbara Jean King passed away at the age of 80 on April 19, 2020 in Polson of natural causes.

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DAYTON — Arthur Wayne McNair born June 30, 1955, was called by his Creator on April 18, 2020. “Art” was a very proud member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana. He met the love of his life, Jane Pound when they were 17 years old, and m…

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Raquel “Rae” Hunt passed away February 11, 2020 surrounded by her family, after a courageous fight with cancer, at the age of 64. She is a remarkable woman who will be missed dearly.

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Donald Burland was born February 6, 1955 and passed away on March 8, 2020.

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On Thursday, February 27, 2020, Drey David Tenas, passed away at the age of 20.

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.