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Category Archives: Obituaries

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,…

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…