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Dennis L. Fairchild

Dennis L. Fairchild, 56, of Hamilton passed away on July 18, 2015 from natural causes. Dennis was born on Oct. 22, 1958 to Max L. Fairchild and Leatrice L. Fairchild (Prince) in Twin Falls, Idaho. Dennis was the youngest of six children. He attended Hamilton High School where he excelled in track and football. After…

Frederick Daniel Heil

Stevensville – Frederick Daniel Heil passed away on Saturday, July 11th, 2015. He was the youngest of five brothers, son of Mavis and Walter Heil, born in Essex Junction, Vermont. Fred was an avid reader, outdoorsman, musician, map maker, chess player, and computer programmer/user. He was a ham radio builder/operator in the 1970s, and was…

Raymond Jo Lyons

Stevensville – Raymond Jo Lyons, 94, of Stevensville passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at his home with his wife by his side. Raymond was born in Helena MT in 1921 and later adopted by Raymond and Josephine Lyons who raised him in and around the Flathead Valley. As a kid he would deliver groceries…

Joy Helen Kaler

Joy Helen Kaler passed away peacefully at her home in Stevensville, MT in the comfort of her family on Saturday, July 11. She is survived by her mother, Patricia Kaler of Missoula and her siblings, Randy Kaler of Stevensville, Jeff Kaler and Karen Balfour of Lolo, Melinda Marinan of Missoula, and Lori Beatty of Highwood….

Ronald M. Severson

Ronald M. Severson, 75, passed away peacefully at his home on July 2, 2015. Born in Durand, Wisconsin to Vern and Marjorie Severson, Ron spent most of his younger years living in Placentia, California and was a Scoutmaster for four years. He married his high school sweetheart Joan and celebrated 56 loving years together. Ron…

Linda Rae Seppel

Stevensville – On June 30, 2015, in the early evening hours, Linda Rae Seppel, 57, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed peacefully from this world Linda was born Linda Rae Stith to her parents Raymond and Virginia Stith in Oregon City, Oregon on September 2, 1957. When she was 16 the family moved to Green…

Frank Meyers

Stevensville – Frank Meyers, 76, passed away at his son’s home in Missoula, Saturday, July 4, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. He lived most of his life in Detroit, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked for Western Union. He later met and married Diane Gerrard. They moved to Wyoming…

Dennis Leroy Falk

Bitterroot Valley – Dennis Leroy Falk, Loving Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, 63, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in his home, which he proudly kept serene, surrounded by trees and water. Dennis was born July 9, 1951 in Hamilton, Montana to Henry Carl Falk and Reba C. Reynolds Falk. Dennis spent his younger days exploring…

Bertha Lunceford Williamson

Hamilton – Bertha L. (Lunceford) Williamson, 83, of Hamilton passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital’s Hospice and Palliative Center from complications of Alzheimers’/dementia. She was born May 9, 1932, in Big Timber to Fred and Christina (Ross) Lunceford. She moved to the Bitter Root at 5 years old with her…

Tim (Josh) Jensen

Spokane – Tim (Josh) Jensen was born February 20, 1949 and passed away peacefully at his home in Spokane, WA on June 15, 2015. Tim was born to Audrey and Stan Jensen in Minneapolis, MN. He was the youngest of three boys. As the boys grew up they moved around to Seattle, WA and Elko,…