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Donna Dolores Titeca

Stevensville – Donna Dolores Titeca, 86 of Stevensville, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 4, 1929. Her parents were Charles and Fern Brown. She was raised in Salem, SD. and later the family moved to New Hartford, IA. After graduating from high…

Raymond K. Hanlan

Raymond Kenneth Hanlan, “Ray,” of Missoula, passed away on April 24, 2015 at Village Health Care Center, of natural causes. Ray was born in Moose Jaw, Canada on January 2, 1925 to Edward A. and Edith (Haldeman) Hanlan. At the age of 5, Ray moved with his family to Gillette, Wyoming. He attended a one-room…

Bryce J. Fitzgerald

Florence – Bryce J. Fitzgerald, beloved son, grandson, brother, cousin, and friend, was taken suddenly on April 16, 2015. He made us smile and laugh until he was taken for a new adventure. Bryce was born on January 25, 2002, to the joy and delight of his parents, Catrina Simpson and Kenny Fitzgerald, Jr. From…

James M. Grenfell

James M. Grenfell, age 73, was called home to the Lord on March 17, 2015 at Seaside, Oregon. Jim was born on March 8, 1942, a son to the late Frank and Dorothy (Donaldson) Grenfell. He attended Lone Rock School and later graduated from Stevensville High School in 1960. After high school he traveled abroad…

Nelle Lucille Magini Webster

Portland, Oregon – Nelle Magini Webster passed away April 8, 2015 at the Vibra Specialty Hospital of Portland, 10300 NE Hancock Street, Portland, Oregon 97220. Nelle was born to parents Charles August Magini and Florence Robinson Magini in Missoula MT on July 13, 1942. She was raised and lived in the Sunset Bench area, in…

Ralph E. Lewis

Corvallis – Ralph E. Lewis, 57, of Corvallis passed away suddenly on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital. He was born September 30, 1957 in Missoula, the son of Richard and Patricia Lewis. Ralph graduated from Stevensville High School. He married Colleen D. Fairchild on March 29, 1986 in Hamilton. One of…

Deacon Joseph Anthony Kratofil, Sr.

Deacon Joseph Anthony Kratofil, Sr., born August 19, 1929, returned home to our Lord on March 29, 2015. He was born August 19, 1929 to Michael Vincent Kratofil and Katherine Marie Vranicar in Butte, Montana, immigrants to this country from Croatia and Slovenia, respectively. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Hamilton, Montana to…

Robert A. Schmidt

Corvallis – Robert A. Schmidt, 86, departed this life peacefully December 29, 2014. He was born in San Antonio, TX January 11, 1928, lived in Kansas City, MO as a child, moved to Oklahoma City, then to Harrison, AR. He went into the Navy in 1946, served two years, then returned to Oklahoma City. He…

Raymond Fowler

Stevensville – A memorial service for Ray Fowler will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Mission Catholic Church with a reception to follow in the church’s family center. Ray, 82, passed away Monday, February 9, 2015 at his home in Stevensville surrounded by family. Come share the joy…

Letha Christensen Gilbert

Letha Christensen Gilbert returned at last to the arms of her beloved husband, passing away in her sleep on the morning of March 14th at the home of her daughter in Corvallis, Montana. She was 96 years old. Letha was born on September 3rd, 1918, in Downey, Idaho to James William and Agnes Maris Christensen….