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Category Archives: Obituaries

Dora Dilts

1936 – 2014 Stevensville – On February 4, 2014, Dora Dilts died peacefully at home after losing her battle with cancer. She was born March 12, 1936 in Yakima, WA to Merrill and Gladys Newby. She spent her young years in the apple orchards of Yakima. Her family came to Montana when she was nine….

Ellsworth Terrill Nobles

  Corvallis – Ellsworth Terrill (Terry) Nobles was born 28 May, 1920 to Edward Thomas and Edith Sherman Nobles in Bellingham, Washington. He attended Bow grade school, then Mt. Vernon High School, graduating in 1937. He attended Skajit Valley Junior College, then University of Washington prior to enlisting 21 November, 1941. After flight school, his…

Robert Nordberg

  Dec. 30, 1938 – Feb. 13, 2014 Missoula – Bob Nordberg, 75, died at St. Patrick Hospital ending a long battle with arterial disease. Bob was born in Missoula to Ole and Lily Nordberg. He graduated from Sentinel High School in 1958. He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 until February 1962. After…

Donald M. Noakes

Oklahoma City, OK  -  Donald M. Noakes, 71, formerly of Stevensville, passed away on January 22, 2014 at the Oklahoma City Hospital of natural causes.  A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Galilee Baptist Church, 208 Higgins Lane in Stevensville.  Condolences and memories may be shared…

David L. Ashman

Hamilton – David L. Ashman, 69, of Hamilton passed away Friday, January 24, 2014. He was born May 18, 1944 to Frank C. and June R. (Smith) Ashman. He grew up and was educated in the Reno/Sparks area of Nevada where he received a degree in Wildlife Biology. He began his career working for the…

Bonnie Scripps

  Bonnie Sue Scripps (nee Storey) of Darby, Montana, passed away on February 7, 2014 at the age of 63. She had fought a courageous battle since being diagnosed with cancer in late 2013. Bonnie was born on January 26, 1951, and her lifelong passion for the culinary arts led her to Florida, where she…

Bruce Takeshi Burk

Bruce Takeshi Burk, 53, died at his home in Lolo, Montana on January 28th, due to complications from lifelong muscular dystrophy. He had lived in Lolo for the past 30 years, where he founded and served as editor-publisher of a community newspaper, The Lolo Peak News. Bruce was born in Kalispell on April 7, 1960,…

Kathleen Ann Wessel

Florence – Kathleen (Kathy) Ann Wessel, 61, unexpectedly passed away January 26, 2014 due to natural causes. She was born June 6, 1952 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, to Edward and Frieda Dietz. Married to Cliff Wessel for the past 17 years. They were filled with fishing, reading, boating, hunting and enjoyment of the outdoors in big…

Donald Lee Johnston

Hamilton – Donald Lee Johnston, 57, died on Thursday, January 23, 2014, due to multiple medical issues at the St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula. He was born to Goldie Lee (Lewis) and Clarence H. “Slick” Johnston on Friday, March 30, 1956, in Baker, Oregon. First a logger by family tradition, Don was able to grow…

Frank Roger Grenfell

  Frank Roger Grenfell, 61, died suddenly at his home in Missoula on January 16, 2014. Roger was born to Frank and Dorothy Grenfell on December 29, 1952, the second youngest of six kids. Roger grew up in the Three Mile area in Stevensville, where as a child, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with…