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Category Archives: Obituaries

Kathleen Ann Cook

Stevensville – Kathleen Ann McKee Cook, age 75, passed away peacefully in her home on March 2, 2017  She was surrounded by her devoted family after a long struggle with cancer which she faced with grace, humor, and dignity. Kathleen was born on November 22, 1941, the daughter of Max T. and Agnes C. McKee…

Esther ‘Brownie’ Foss

Darby – Esther L. “Brownie” Foss passed away February 19, 2017. She was born on August 2, 1925 in Missoula, MT to Thyra and Charles Ott. Always the free spirit, deeply tanned “Brownie” could be found as a teenager on the back of a horse riding the hills and swimming the river on a ranch…

Christina McElhaney

Stevensville – Christina L. (Rodman) McElhaney, 75, of Stevensville, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017 at Community Hospital in Missoula. She was born August 1, 1941 in Bend, Oregon, the daughter of the late Fred and Ora (Merrifield) Rodman. Christina grew up in the Central Oregon area and worked in retail, specializing in beauty and…

James Bruce Patten

1929-2017 Jim was born on November 14, 1929 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Lyal and Winifred Patten and spent his childhood there. After graduation from high school, he attended college at the University of Iowa where he met his first wife Janne Tyler. A summer job out west during college made him want to move to…

Robert Alan Larson

Missoula – Robert Alan (Bob) Larson, 66, of Missoula passed away February 23, 2017 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula after a lengthy illness. Bob was born in Missoula on April 16, 1950, to Charles L and Bettijane Larson. He was raised on Missoula’s north side, attending Whittier grade school and Hellgate High School. Bob…

Anna Helene Laursen

Florence – Anna Helene (Madsen) Laursen peacefully passed away of natural causes in her home surrounded by her family on February 8, 2017. She was 89 years old. Anna was born on April 11, 1927 in Overlade, Denmark to Laurids and Birthe Madsen. The youngest of three children, she grew up in a loving family…

Dale G. Walker

Dale Gregory Walker, 71, of Floweree, MT, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Missouri River Medical Center in Fort Benton. Cremation has taken place under the care of Croxford Funeral Home. A celebration of his life will take place at a later date. Born in Great Falls, MT on November 20, 1945 to…

Charles F. Spindler

Stevensville – Charles F. “Chuck” Spindler passed away February 18, 2017 at his home in Stevensville with family at his side. He was born July 26, 1935 in Kalispell, MT to Clinton F. and Della M. Spindler. He grew up in Kalispell where he graduated from Flathead High School. He loved hunting and fishing and…

Deborah Ann Leonard

Florence – Deborah Ann Leonard, 61, passed away January 29, 2017, at home in Florence, after a short fought battle with cancer. Debbie was born February 15, 1955, in Des Moines, Iowa, to mother, Patty Sutter-Dunn, Polk City, Iowa. Her life growing up was difficult, and when she was a teenager she lost her mother….

Doris J. Mann

Missoula – Doris J. Mann, 89, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017 at the Village Health Care Center in Missoula. She was born on February 15, 1927 in Philadelphia PA the daughter of Howard and Florence Kidd. Doris enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing and her grandchildren. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Carl A….