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Category Archives: Obituaries

Frances Haley Cote

Stevensville  – Our earth angel took her wings on March 13 and departed on her journey to rest and find the peace she knew would await her. She was as elegant and dignified in her passing as she was in life. Her circle has been completed and so many have had the benefit of knowing…

Donald R. Thomas

Hamilton – Donald R. Thomas, 91, of Hamilton passed away after a full life on March 11, 2014. Don was born January 17, 1923 in Buffalo, New York to Llewellyn and Margaret Thomas. Don married his childhood sweetheart (Violet Valentine) after high school. In the Army during World War II, he fought in the Battle…

Janet (Jan) Arlene Ames

  Janet (Jan) Arlene McKenzie Ames, 80, returned to her heavenly home on February 24, 2014 while wintering in St. George, Utah, from her home in Victor, Montana. She was born May 9, 1933 in Burbank, California to Marjorie Evelyn Bond McKenzie and Leslie Henry Franklin McKenzie. She married Jim Bill Ames on November 17,…

Alice C. Brown

Stevensville – Alice C. Brown, born May 23, 1936, passed away on March 1, 2014 after a long illness. Alice was raised in Billings, the daughter of Joseph F. and Irene K. (Gifford) Kehrwald, and graduated from Billings Central High School in 1954. A devout Catholic, Alice married Thomas J. Brown on November 20, 1954…

Gayle Wells Radcliffe

Florence – Gayle Wells Radcliffe passed away after a short illness on February 22, 2014, in Florence, Montana, surrounded by her family. Gayle was born to John and Helen Wells on October 20, 1936 in Stapleton, Nebraska. Later, she married the love of her life, Harold Lavern Radcliffe, from Arnold, Nebraska. Gayle continued to live…

Christopher Michael Ralls

Chris Ralls died unexpectedly December 7, 2013 at St. Pat’s Hospital in Missoula. He was born August 15, 1968 in Hamilton, Montana to Bev and Vic Ralls. He grew up in the small town of Florence surrounded by many childhood friends. He graduated from Florence High School in 1987 where he enjoyed playing basketball. He…

Gary Ince

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/bitterrootstar/Desktop/Inside%20Info%203-5-14.doc   Hamilton – Gary R. Ince, 64, of Hamilton passed away Monday, February 24, 2014 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula of a heart attack. He was born October 10, 1950 in Decatur, Illinois, the son of James and Alice Jane (McCrossman) Ince. Gary’s family moved around and he was raised partly in Bend,…

Ole Raymond Field

  Ole Raymond Field, loving husband, father, and grandfather, left this world in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 of natural causes, with his wife Linda by his side at home in Missoula. Born May 19, 1944 in Loring, MT to Raymond and Erminie Oberlander Field. They…

Theodore ‘Ted’ McNinch

  Stevensville – Theodore “Ted” R. McNinch, 87, entered into eternal rest surrounded by his family on February 13, 2014. He was born into this life on May 19, 1926 in Lima, Montana to Leslie and Annie McNinch. During his school-aged years, which were spent near Lima and Dell, MT, Ted developed a life-long love…

Patricia L. Lanier

  Missoula – Patricia Lynnette Norton Lanier, 60, of Missoula, MT, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at her home. She was born October 1, 1953 in Missoula, the daughter of Helen Schwab and Homer Norton. Pat graduated from Sentinel High School in 1972. She married Kenneth Lanier in 1978, bought their home in 1979,…