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Muriel B. Gronbach

In loving memory of Muriel B. Gronbach, born in Brooklyn NY and passed away peacefully at home on May 21, surrounded by her loving family. She was the official greeter at Lisa Archer Silks, 213 Main Street in Stevensville. Mom always had a smile and good conversation. She was everyone’s mom, a beautiful woman inside…

Margaret Ellen Lindstrom

Margaret Ellen Lindstrom died peacefully of natural causes on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at her home in Florence, MT, where she was surrounded by family. Margaret was born at the family home in Epping, ND, to Lawrence W. and Elsie Wilson. Margaret was the fifth of six children. She enjoyed close and enduring ties with…

Catherine Monroe

Stevensville – Catherine Monroe spread her wings to be with the rest of the angels in Heaven on Friday morning, May 27, 2016. She was born in Phoenix, AZ on August 3, 1958 and came to Montana in 2008 with her loving and dedicated husband Dennis. Along with Dennis, she is survived by her three…

Larry Milless

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Bitterroot Valley – Larry Milless, 66, went home to his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 28th. Larry is probably sitting at the feet of Jesus telling Him stories and making Him laugh. Larry had an incredible life. He married his high school sweetheart, Vinda Sheets, a week after his birthday in 1969. (He didn’t…

Verlis Joan Glaze Mickens

Florence – Verlis Joan Glaze Mickens, 85, of Florence passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born May 6, 1931, in Antelope, Montana to Theodore and Linda Glaze. After a childhood on the eastern plains of Montana and the many stories of snowstorms and wind that forced…

Yvonne Otis

Yvonne Otis, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, and formerly of Polson, MT, died at her residence on April 25, 2016. Yvonne was born April 30, 1928, as Olive Yvonne Jacobs to Earl and Polly Jacobs of Shelton, Wash. She is survived by her husband, Paul E. Otis, whom she married in September of 1995. During her…

Donnie Laughlin

Donnie Laughlin, 70, of Stevensville, MT died peacefully at home on April 29, 2016, with his wife whispering a final goodbye. Donnie was born November 28, 1945 in Rapid City, SD, to James and Ida Laughlin. His parents and a sister, Dodie, preceded him in death. On the 4th of July, 1975, Donnie married Patty…

Carl John Midland Jr.

Stevensville – Carl John Midland Jr., 77, passed away peacefully in the company of family and friends on Sunday May 1, 2016 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, MT. He was born on July 29, 1938 in Chicago, IL to the late Carl John Midland Sr. and Alice Weldon Midland. Carl is survived by his…

Margaret Kummerfeldt

Hamilton – Margaret Kummerfeldt was born August 28, 1922 in Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa. Her father, Arthur Blayney Percival, was a pioneer settler and the first Chief Game Ranger for the Kenya Game Department. Blayney Percival and his wife Winifred (Jack) were parents of four children, Donald Thomas (Punch) the eldest, followed by James, Margaret…

Lorell McKean

Stevensville – Lorell McKean, 77, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Lorrie was born on January 7, 1939 in Eureka, Montana, the youngest of seven children, to McKinley and Marion Irwin. She married Bob McKean, her sweetheart of 51 years, on June 17, 1954. Adventurous, they moved to…