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Esther Christina Beier Murray

Stevensville – Esther Christina Beier Murray was born on April 1, 1929 to Fred and Lydia Beier in Bentley, SD. She was the fourth of eight children. Esther went to live with the Lord on October 14, 2016. Esther met and married the love of her life, William E. (Bill) Murray on February 14th, 1948,…

Donald H. Goddard

Stevensville – Donald H. Goddard, 95, returned to his heavenly home on Tuesday, October 4, 201 6 at The Living Centre in Stevensville, MT. He was born November 14, 1920 in LaPorte City, Iowa, the son of the late Harry H. and Nellie (Fordyce) Goddard. Don was raised and attended schools in LaPorte City and…

William ‘Bill’ McDonald

Hamilton – William “Bill” True McDonald, 81, of Hamilton passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the Discovery Care Centre. The Rosary will be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Darby. The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the church. …

Ruth Jean Lawrence

Ruth Jean Lawrence, 85, went to join her Lord August 22, 2016. Preceding her were husband, William M. Lawrence, parents Robert (Shorty) and Susan Mackall and brothers Robert and Richard (Dickie) Mackall and infant son, Richard (Dickie) Lawrence, all of Berea, Ohio. Ruth and Bill were married in 1949 and had three children, William R.,…

Richard ‘Dick’ Ellis Smith

August 19, 1941 to September 4, 2016 Dick was born August 19, 1941 in Scott City, Kansas to Ellis and Olive Stratton Smith. The only son, Dick was the third of four children. He graduated from Scott City High School. Dick led a colorful life. Never one to stand around and watch, he was always…

Woodrow Wilson Bentham, Sr.

Lolo – Longtime Lolo resident Woody Bentham, 97, passed away August 18, 2016 of congestive heart failure at The Living Centre in Stevensville. He was born in Florence to John and Mary Bentham. He was the second youngest of 16 children. The family moved to Lolo when Woody was two years old. As a young…

Minnie B. Kelly

Stevensville – Minnie B. Kelly, 94, of Stevensville passed away August 28, 2016 in Hamilton, MT, at the Marcus Daly Hospice Center. She was born May 20, 1922 in Cody, WY, to the parents of Claude and Estalla Shull. She grew up in the Cody area going to school through her sophomore year. She met…

William ‘Bill’ Stephani

Victor – William (Bill) Dexter Stephani, 84, of Victor, Montana passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at his home in Victor.  He was continuously surrounded by his loving wife Barbara, adopted daughters Roylene Gaul and Roxane White, son-in-law Bruce Gaul and grandchildren Becky Byrne, Kristy Gaul, Donalyn White, grandson-in-law Joe Byrne and great granddaughter…

Stephen Daniel Hilburn

Stephen Hilburn, 33, went home to be with the Lord Thursday August 4, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Stephen was born June 24, 1983 in Hamilton, Montana to Jo Winfrey and Jerry Hilburn. He graduated from Stevensville High School in Montana along with his twin brother Michael Hilburn in the class of 2002. Stephen is remembered…

Robert Louis ‘Bob’ Porch

Florence – Robert Louis “Bob” Porch, 87, of Florence, MT passed away of natural causes on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Bob was born on March 19, 1929 in Stevensville, MT and was the son of Elza and Gladys (Wardsworth) Porch. He began his young life on the Porch…