Gary Allan Durocher Durocher, 75, of Choteau, passed away May 14, 2020 at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, Mont. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Gorder-Jensen Funeral Home. Due to current circumstances a celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Donovan L. “Bucky” Hillebrand, 70, passed away May 28, 2020. Memorial services will be Saturday, June 6, at 2 p.m. at the Shelby Fire Hall.

Sophia Alice Sim Lowry peacefully passed away May 14, 2020, in Helena, Mont., at the age of 93. Due to the corona virus restrictions, a small service was held for her memory at the Helena Mortuary Chapel.  She was transported to Crown Hill Cemetery in Cut Bank, Mont., and laid to rest next t…

Margaret Luedtke, 87, of Cut Bank, passed way Friday, May 29, 2020. The family is holding privates services.

Ralph A. Baldani Jr., 87, of New Stanton, Penn., passed away on Friday May 22, 2020.

Jaquelyn Jean Dunham passed at home holding her husband Al’s hand on May 13, 2020. They were married for 65 years.

The second eldest of eight children, Lanny Van Meter, 69, passed away in the early morning hours of May 23, 2020. Memorial services for Lanny were held Wednesday, June 3, at 2 p.m. at the Ronan Community Center.

Justin Lee Azure passed away on May 18, 2020. A graveside service was held on Wednesday, May 27 at the Schildt Cemetery in Red Blanket.

Angeley Edna Borninkhof died on May 11, 2020. No funeral services will be held.

Alvin Dale Dog Taking Gun was born on April 12, 1979, to Alvin and Sissy. He was taken from us tragically on March 3, 2020. 

Jack Hurley, 73, of Valier, Mont., passed on May 14, 2020. Public viewing will be held Friday, May 29, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pondera Funeral Home in Conrad. Graveside services with military honors will be Saturday, May 30, at 2 p.m. at Hillside Cemetery.

Willy Wayne-Andre Pep-ion, 22, departed on Mother’s Day, May 10, 2020. A wake was held on Friday, May 15 at 5802 Country Estates. Rosaries were recited on Sunday, May 17, at 5802 Country Estates. His funeral was held at the Little Flower Parish Church in Browning on Sunday and burial followe…

Marvin Joseph Spotted Bear of Browning, Mont., departed this world on May 17, 2020. Rosary was held on May 22 at the family home in Browning. Funeral mass was Saturday at Little Flower Parish in Browning with burial following at St. Anne’s Cemetery in Heart Butte, Mont.

Harold Dean Thomas was born on April 21, 1938, in Browning, Mont., and passed away on April 23, 2020, in Browning. Harold was a member of the Piikani, the Blackfeet Nation. He was the grandson of Chief Wades in the Water and Julia Wades in the Water. He was the son of George and Jeanette Pep…

Ray’s peaceful journey from a hospice bed to the arms of Jesus took place on May 12, 2020, at 2 a.m., with his wife of 42 years at his side. A graveside service will be held in the future in Shelby.

Patti Lynn Shelden died on May 11, 2020. She was born on Oct. 11, 1958. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.

Branden Lane Boggs, 43, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020. Condolences can be made to Branden’s memorial page at

David Franklin Cook, 73, a former resident of Sunburst, passed away on April 29 at his home in Bordentown, New Jersey, surrounded by his loving family and cats. A celebration of life is being planned for a later date.

Alexandrea Rose Dragonfly-DuBray passed away April 29, 2020, in Kalispell, Mont. Services were held Wednesday, May 6, at the Little Flower Parish in Browning, Mont.

On the morning of Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Lois Czech passed away peacefully in Conrad, Mont., at the age of 87. She would have been 88 on Mother’s Day. Lois was laid to rest on Friday, May 15, next to her husband, Joe, in Bozeman, Mont. A family memorial will be held at a later date when we c…

Sharon Lee “Beezie” Johnson, 83, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020 in Cut Bank of natural causes.

Harry J. Benjamin, age 88, lifelong Toole County resident and retired farmer, died at his home in Shelby on May 11, 2020 as a result of old age.

Lisa Loendorf of Valier, Mont., passed away on April 28, 2020, after a brief hospitalization at Pondera Medical Center in Conrad, Mont.  Per Lisa’s request, there will be no services.

Larry Goroski, 62, of Shelby and Glendive, died of a sudden heart attack on Saturday, April 25, 2020 after spending the day fishing.

Athalie Joanne Collins Fuller, 91, of Missoula, Mont., died peacefully in her sleep on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, of natural causes. She was surrounded by her loving family. Cremation has taken place and a “Celebration of Life” will be held later this summer. 

Robert Louis Arnaud was born in Great Falls, Mont., on May 21, 1930. He was the fifth child of the eventual seven children born to Victor and Emily Arnaud. Robert graduated from Great Falls High School and pursued his childhood and lifelong passion of horses and cowboying. His youthful wande…

Bonnie Carleen Poruben-sky “Grandma P,” beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and card player extraordinaire, unexpectedly passed away April 24, 2020. A celebration of her life will be held on a later date due to COVID-19. A memorial is being established at Osheim & Schmid…

Edward “Ed” Allen Lemieux was born to Walter and Annabelle (Henderson) Lemieux on Nov. 9, 1930, in Great Falls. He departed this world on April 13 at Benefis Peace Hospice in Great Falls. 

Roy Lee Old Person Jr. was born Feb. 16, 1974, in Browning and departed from us on Monday, April 20, 2020.

Allen Donald Bivins of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., passed away far too soon at the age of 57 surrounded by his loved ones in his home on April 10, 2020 after a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer. A private party will be held to celebrate his life in Boca Raton, Fla., on July 18, 2020.

Donald Vincent Carey, 72, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Benefis in Great Falls, Mont. He will be buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Cut Bank, Mont., at a later date.

Nora was born to Brian and Ida (Johnson) Connolly Sept. 12, 1919, in Browning. She passed on April 22, 2020, at Benefis in Great Falls. 

Betty (Waits) Housel Montgomery, 87, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020 in Lewistown, Mont., of natural causes.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Benno Michael Ober, age 76. Benno, died suddenly of cardiac arrest at his home on April 24, 2020. Although we would have loved to celebrate Ben’s life with many family and friends, we are unable to have a traditional service due to the COVI…

On March 30, 2020, the Creator wanted my beloved husband, dad, grandpa, brother and uncle home to be with his family.

Harold Gene Mallo passed away April 8, 2020, at the age of 82. Memorial services will be held in Cut Bank, Mont., at a later date.

If you met Julie Remington, you probably saw her smile and heard her laugh. And if you did, you probably never forgot her. You probably heard about her grandkids and how amazing they are. You probably heard about her two children and how they’d grown up so well. You probably heard her brag a…

Marguerite Madeline Horgus, 86, of Sweetgrass, passed away on March 29, 2020, from complications of COVID-19. Due to the current Corona/COVID-19 Virus threats, a memorial celebration of life will be arranged at a later date after the pandemic risk has passed.

On April 7, 2020 at 10:13 p.m. Laura K. Krueger-Douglas passed away as a result of a short battle with cancer. At the time Laura was surrounded by all four of her children and went to meet God knowing she was loved by many.  A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date at the Legion…

“She loved to feed people.” Lola Kelleher was a loving mother, a wonderful spouse, an infinitely patient grandmother, a dear friend, a proud member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and a passionate card player. But above all else, she expressed her affection and care through second and thir…

Russell “Rusty” Dermont Garrett, 65, died in Tucson, Ariz., on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. A memorial was held on Thursday, April 9, with funeral services at Funeraria del Angel in Tucson.

Selma Louise Kohler was received by her heavenly Father on April 18, 2020. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at later date. 

Elmer Magnus Berkram joined his Lord and Savior Jan. 16, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Marguerite M. Horgus, 86, of Sweetgrass, passed away Sunday, March 29, at Marias Medical Center.

Beverly Jean Rogers, 79, of Shelby, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the Northern Rockies Medical Center in Cut Bank after a brief illness. A celebration of life will be held at later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Asper Funeral Homes.

Carol Joy Bedord Query passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, March 7, 2020. A Celebration of Life service will be held for Carol, however, in light of the current Coronavirus, we are delaying until this summer.

On the afternoon of Feb. 29, 2020, Rev. VaunDalee DeLong, retired, peacefully passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital in Ronan, Mont. She was 76. A memorial service will be held in Ronan at a later date. For information on the memorial, please call (406) 344-3336.

Larry Alan Curtiss passed away Monday, March 9, 2020 in Great Falls, Mont.,  following a long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be planned at a later date.