Blaze Adam Flesch, 57, longtime resident of Shelby, born March 11, 1962, beloved son to Connie Flesch and the late Larry Flesch, brother to Roxie Sukup, Kim Reese, Mona Swanson, and Serene Flesch and families, nephew to loving aunt Gayle, cousin/friend to Jack, Monica, and Sandra, uncle, gre…

Blaze Adam Flesch, 57, longtime resident of Shelby, born March 11, 1962, beloved son to Connie Flesch and the late Larry Flesch, brother to Roxie Sukup, Kim Reese, Mona Swanson, and Serene Flesch and families, nephew to loving aunt Gayle, cousin/friend to Jack, Monica, and Sandra, uncle, gre…

At the age of 100, Gerald Joseph Habets, affectionately known as the “Man of Steel,” passed away on Nov. 16, 2019. A vigil service will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, beginning at 6 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Great Falls, with the funeral mass on Friday, Nov. 22 at the same location …

Phillip Don Benjamin, 42, passed away early Sunday morning, Nov. 3, 2019, in his Missoula apartment. Phillip was born Sept. 18, 1977, in Shelby. He grew up on the family farm south of Devon.  He attended Galata Elementary School, Shelby Junior and High School, graduating in 1996.

Lorraine L. Derenburger, 86, passed away on Nov. 19, 2019, in Pahrump, Nevada, of natural causes. At her request, cremation has taken place and no services are being held. 

A lifelong resident of the Blackfeet Nation, Darryl Wayne Horn Jr., age 53, passed away on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at his friend’s residence here in Browning.

Betty Mae (Flesch, Fauque) Snyder passed away surrounded by family on Nov. 9, 2019, in Helena, at the age of 85. A Mass and celebration of Betty Mae’s life is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., on Monday, Nov. 25, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Billings.

At the age of 100, Gerald Joseph Habets, affectionately known as the “Man of Steel,” passed away on Nov. 16, 2019. A vigil service will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, beginning at 6 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Great Falls, with the funeral mass on Friday, Nov. 22 at the same location …

Don C. Werner, the son of Carl Werner and Mable (Forester) Werner, came into this world on April 25, 1930 in the tiny oil town of Tippville, Mont. Shortly after his birth the family moved to Cut Bank, Mont. where Carl established an oilfield equipment, metal fabrication and welding business. 

Gwen Vaile was born June 11, 1936, to Dorothy and Denzel Smith. She was their only child. Gwen was raised in both Browning and Whitefish. She married Albert Vaile Jr. and settled in the Babb area. 

After a brief stay in a nursing home, on Nov. 1, 2019, Evelyn Jean (Kingston) Johnson went to sleep in confidence that the next faces that she would see on the resurrection morning were that of her Lord and Savior and prayerfully those of her friends and family. 

James H. (Bert) Rogers passed away on Nov. 7, 2019 at Benefis West in Great Falls. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Shelby.  

Earl Black Weasel Sr. “Kyiitoopi” “Rider” was born on Jan. 5, 1939.  His parents were James Black Weasel Jr., and Mary White Grass.  Earl went home to be with his loved ones and our savior Jesus Christ on Sept. 11, 2019

Aloysius James Fish Sr. “Wishy,” 62, passed away at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls on Sunday, Oct. 27. Rosary was held Nov. 3 with Mass being celebrated on Monday, Nov. 4 at Little Flower Catholic Church. Burial followed in the Willow Creek Cemetery.

Starr M. Guardipee, 41, passed away at Benefis East in Great Falls on Oct. 23, 2019.  A rosary was held on Oct. 30. Mass was celebrated on Oct. 31 in Browning and she was laid to rest by her father and sister at Willow Creek Cemetery.

On Oct. 16, 2019, a clear fall night, the last walk on the 18th green in the sky took place. Now a front row seat to the PGA Masters Tournament is to be had!

Carol Rae Mundt, 71, beloved daughter, sister, aunt, great aunt, niece, cousin, and friend joined the Saints Triumphant on All Saints Day, Nov. 1, 2019, in Great Falls peacefully and quietly after fighting a most courageous battle against many medical odds.

Jeannine Atkins went to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. She had fallen and was suffering from a broken hip around Labor Day. She fought a hard battle trying to get her life back to normal. She fell again and dislocated the same hip almost two months later. The pain was …

Wesley Allen Eaton, loved by many, passed away on Oct. 14, 2019, at the age of 40. A memorial service for Wesley will be held in Browning for all his family and friends at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Little Flower Parish Church with Father Ed officiating; internment will take place at R…

Monte Lerum, 75, of Galata, Mont., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the Glacier Care Center in Cut Bank on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 after his long fight with dementia. 

William Edmond Daugherty, 62, of Charlo, Mont., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula. He passed away on his brother, Michael’s, birthday due to complications from COPD and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 11 a…

Galen “Peeps” Reagan Rhoades passed away early on Sept. 21, 2019 to be with her Lord and loved ones. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 28, in Cheney, Wash. followed by a graveside service at Spangle cemetery.

Betty Lou Van De Kop was born August 28, 1930 in Spokane, WA, to George and Edna Rietz. Betty was called home by the Lord on October 11, 2019. She was 89 years old.   Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery.

John Roland Harper passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. at The Den in Cut Bank.

Ron Bealer, 61, passed away unexpectedly on Sept 23, 2019.

Gerald Robert “Jerry” Larson, 72, of Shelby, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Memorial services were held Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the First Baptist Church.

Ed Snoeck, former long-time Cut Bank resident and businessman, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sept. 14, 2019 in Kalispell.

Jerry M. Ryder, “Papa Jerry,” 73, passed away in Great Falls on Sept. 2, 2019. Services were held at Little Flower Parish and the Rosary was held at Glacier Home. Both were held on Sept. 5.

On Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, Mary Ellen Anderson labored her last breaths in her home in Kalispell, MT where her wishes were to return in her last days. From early on, Mary Ellen overcame family tragedy and her optimistic outlook on life is what got her through life’s toughest days, specificall…

Donald Doyle Anderson, 77, passed away on Sept. 14, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Red Cliffs Stake Center at 1285 N. Bluff St., St. George, UT with a viewing at 1 p.m. at the same location that da…

Beryle Miller Anderson, formerly of Cut Bank, class of 1953, passed away peacefully at her home in Anacortes, WA on Sept. 13, 2019. A spring memorial is planned in Anacortes, WA.

Ed Snoeck, 77, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Kalispell, MT. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 1:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Whitefish, 6232 U.S. Highway 93. 

Gloria Ruth Quenzer, who was honored during her lifetime as one of Cut Bank’s Citizens of the Year, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Glacier Care Center. The family expressed their deep appreciation for the many friends and staff members of Glacier Care Center and Northern Rockies Me…

Edward A. Goodan, 83, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 in Shelby. At Ed’s request, no service was held.  

Deborah Ann (Wells) Ballantyne passed away on Aug. 28, 2019 after a valiant battle with brain cancer. Services were celebrated in Spokane, Wash. on Aug. 31, 2019. 

Stanley “Barney” Borninkhof passed away at his home in Roundup, on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Cremation has taken place and family members will gather next summer to spread his ashes.

Dorothy Katherine “Dottie” Moss, 77 passed away Aug. 30, 2019 in Seattle WA. A memorial service will be Friday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of Sunburst.

Sydnee Carol Chattin, 58, a resident of Kalispell and an enrolled member of Blackfeet Indian Nation, passed on Sunday, August 18, succumbing to uterine cancer in Kalispell.

Stanley Spotted Wolfe Sr., 74, passed away at IHS on Aug. 25, 2019. A wake was held at Glacier Homes and a funeral mass was held at Little Flower Parish on Saturday, Aug. 31. 

Thomas Lee Hoover, 71, of Valier, passed away at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula on Sept. 1, 2019, after injuries received from a motorcycle accident he was involved in on Aug. 17, near Butte. 

Allan John Bullock, 83, passed away in Boulder on Wednesday, Aug.28, 2019. Memorial services will be held at a future date. 

Galen William Sinclair, 79, of Browning died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at IHS in Browning after a short battle with a terminal illness.

Duane Byron “Skip” Zorn, 78, passed away at the Marias Medical Center Extended Care on Aug. 28, 2019, after living there for eight years.

David Frank Audet passed away on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls. A celebration of life was held today, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at the Royal Order of the Moose in Cut Bank, at 1 p.m.

Earl Joseph Lahr, 71, “Joe” passed away Aug. 11, 2019 in Browning.

Pamela Elaine Porter, 90, of Kevin, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.

Albert passed away unexpectedly Friday, Aug. 16 following a brief illness. 

James Galen Sletten, 42, of Bozeman, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. A celebration of life in honor of James will be held Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Strand Union Building Ballroom on the Montana State University campus. There will be a welcoming at 10 a.m., a memorial s…