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Kailyn E. Thola

Kailyn E. Thola of Hamilton, Montana passed away early in the morning on Saturday, November 26, 2016 as a result of a tragic automobile accident near Tarkio, Montana. She was born May 14, 1998, in Hamilton, Montana to Mark and Laurena (Thuney) Thola. She was known as Kailyn by many but her closest family referred…

Lois M. Gates

Stevensville – Lois M. Gates (88), beloved wife, mother and teacher, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday October 26, 2016. She was born on March 8, 1928 in Putnam Co., Missouri to Finis (Max) and Wava Scalf. Lois started her love of education at an early age of Four, running away to school…

Juanita I. Ferguson

Juanita I. Ferguson, long time Bitterroot resident, age 99, peacefully passed away on November 3, 2016 of natural causes after a short illness at Discovery Care Centre in Hamilton, Montana. Juanita was the youngest of five children born to John and Iva (Hobbs) Tripp on January 15, 1917, in Trenton, Missouri. During her youth she…

Ellen M. Schilke

Hamilton – Ellen M. Schilke, 84, of Hamilton passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at the Discovery Care Centre in Hamilton. She was born April 26, 1932 in Ismay, Montana and moved to Corvallis in 1935. Ellen attended school in Corvallis and graduated with the class of 1950. Later she went to the Vo-Tech in…

Captain John Hickman, USMC (Ret.)

Captain John L. Hickman, USMC (Ret.), died on October 13, 2016 at the Remington in Hamilton. He was born at Logansport, Indiana on July 3, 1939, and graduated from Logansport High School in 1957. John attended the U. of Indiana from 1957 to 1958. In January 1959 John saw the light and enlisted in the…

Esther Christina Beier Murray

Stevensville – Esther Christina Beier Murray was born on April 1, 1929 to Fred and Lydia Beier in Bentley, SD. She was the fourth of eight children. Esther went to live with the Lord on October 14, 2016. Esther met and married the love of her life, William E. (Bill) Murray on February 14th, 1948,…

Donald H. Goddard

Stevensville – Donald H. Goddard, 95, returned to his heavenly home on Tuesday, October 4, 201 6 at The Living Centre in Stevensville, MT. He was born November 14, 1920 in LaPorte City, Iowa, the son of the late Harry H. and Nellie (Fordyce) Goddard. Don was raised and attended schools in LaPorte City and…

William ‘Bill’ McDonald

Hamilton – William “Bill” True McDonald, 81, of Hamilton passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the Discovery Care Centre. The Rosary will be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Darby. The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the church. …

Ruth Jean Lawrence

Ruth Jean Lawrence, 85, went to join her Lord August 22, 2016. Preceding her were husband, William M. Lawrence, parents Robert (Shorty) and Susan Mackall and brothers Robert and Richard (Dickie) Mackall and infant son, Richard (Dickie) Lawrence, all of Berea, Ohio. Ruth and Bill were married in 1949 and had three children, William R.,…

Richard ‘Dick’ Ellis Smith

August 19, 1941 to September 4, 2016 Dick was born August 19, 1941 in Scott City, Kansas to Ellis and Olive Stratton Smith. The only son, Dick was the third of four children. He graduated from Scott City High School. Dick led a colorful life. Never one to stand around and watch, he was always…