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Cortney Jay Sacks

Cortney Jay Sacks (CJ) (7/28/83 – 4/11/16) was born in Missoula, MT to Cindy and Jay Sacks. Cort was an amazing spirit with contagious sense of humor – he was always the life of the party and loved to get together with our whole family – large tribe. He was raised alongside his sister Amanda…

Kim ‘Kimmer’ Roberts

  Kim Edwin “Kimmer” Roberts, 62, of Hamilton, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at his home. Kimmer was born in Missoula, Montana on March 22, 1954 to Lloyd Russell Roberts and Violet Olsen Roberts. Violet preceded Kimmer in death when he was a young boy. Afterwards, his father remarried to Frieda Permann. Together they…

Myrl Snyder

Evidently, Heaven needed a catcher for its softball team, so called up Myrl Snyder from the earthly minors to go play with the pros on Monday, March 28, 2016. She’s on to her next great adventure, and we are sure it involves a softball glove, some golf clubs, a poker chip or two and lots…

Kenneth K. Krout

Stevensville – Kenneth K. Krout, 81, of Stevensville passed away on Thursday, March 31 at home. He was born September 19, 1934 in Marcus Daly Hospital in Hamilton, MT as the fifth child of seven to Rodney O. and Edith L. Krout. He lived in  the Corvallis area for his first seven years, then the…

Leslie McGuire

October 26, 1951 – March 26, 2016 Stevensville – Leslie McGuire died peacefully at home from cancer on Saturday.  Born and raised in Connecticut, she began her move West in 1981 and spent time in California before finding her home in the Bitterroot. Leslie moved to Stevensville in the nineties and bought her dream ranch,…

Jane Pendleton Morison

Victor – Jane Pendleton Morison, 62, of Victor, MT, passed away March 22, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Jane was born in New Hampshire and grew up in Concord, the daughter of Mary Carolyn and William K. Morison, II. She graduated from Concord High School in 1971. She attended the University…

Arthur H. Gruenhagen

Arthur H. Gruenhagen, 88, passed on March 11, 2016 of natural causes at the Bitterroot Living Center, Stevensville, MT. Bud was born February 8, 1928 in Choteau, MT, son of Arthur E. and Helen (Edwards) Gruenhagen. He grew up in the Ashuelot area near Fairfield. In 1946, along with enlisting in the U.S. Army, he…

Iris Holland

Missoula – Iris Holland, 84, passed away on March 7, 2016 at Riverside Health Care Center of natural causes. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44-1/2 years, Homer Holland and eight of 10 siblings. Surviving are the children of her first marriage, Larry (Vivian) Peterson, Terry Peterson, Melvin (Lois) Peterson and Dale…

Phyllis Niederer

Phyllis Niederer, 73, of Stevensville, passed away Friday, March 11, 2016. She was born in Chicago in 1943 to Francis and Edith Johnson. She worked as a medical transcriptionist for the Stevensville Clinic for many years. Phyllis loved to sing, loved animals and was a wisdom seeker. Her husband Richard Niederer preceded her in death….

Donald G. Hunter

Corvallis – Donald G. Hunter, 80, of Corvallis passed away Monday, February 22, 2016 at his home in Corvallis. He was born May 5, 1935 in Eugene, Oregon, the son of Waldo and Irene Hunter. He married Dolly Harshbarger on July 2, 1956. Don worked in the woods in Oregon, Idaho and Montana and worked…