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…

Bruce Howard Taft, 72, a lifelong farmer and resident of Shelby and Devon, passed away on July 28, 2019.

Dale Allen Tatsey, 48, born Nov. 9, 1970, (Antelope Runner/ Fast White Buffalo Horse), passed away on Aug. 5, 2019.

Richard Michael Cline, aka “Papa,” 69, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.

Shannon D. Wippert, 47, passed away at Alberton, on Saturday, July 20, 2019, just short of his 48th birthday of July 22.

William TalksAbout, 70, former Chairman of the Blackfeet Nation passed away in Browning, on Monday, July 29. Arrangements are being made with Foster Funeral Home and Crematory.

Clara Kalgaard Skeslien, 102, of Shelby, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Marias Care Center. 

Former Cut Bank resident, Jimm Gordon, passed away at Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, on Monday, July 15, 2019, from medical complications.

Donna F. Bedord, 94, departed this earthly life on her terms Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Yakima, Wash. She retained her independence until the very end.

Mitchell “Mitch” Clark Kelly, 62, of Shelby, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019, after a short battle against cancer.

Evelyn D. Aiken, 94, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019, in Cut Bank.

Robert “Bob” Alan Wenzel, 88, passed away peacefully on the morning of Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

By the shores of Flathead Lake, Jane Doreen Belknap Butkay was born on July 15, 1931 at Hotel Le Dieu Hospital in Polson, to parents Cassius Belknap and Florence (Turner) Belknap. She joined a sister Louise. On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Jane passed away peacefully at her Rollins home overlooki…

Bonnie Mae Whitt Aschim of Sunburst passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Marias Medical Center. 

Diane Joyce Evans passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019, and has gone to heaven to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ.

Fayedean “Freddie” Tibbitts, 63, of Cut Bank, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019, after a lengthy battle with COPD.

Jules Paul Henke Jr., 89, of Ethridge, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, surrounded by his family at Northern Rockies Medical Center in Cut Bank. He died due to complications from a massive stroke on June 21.

Connie Louise (Voorhies) Marcum passed away in her home of heart failure on Friday, June 21, 2019. She was 69 years old.

Scott Sawyer, of Seattle, Wash., passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019, of natural causes.

Sam J. Ohanesian, 80, of Roundup, crossed the great divide on Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Randal Curtis Harshbarger, 60, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019, in Shelby.

Jules Paul Henke Jr., 89, of Ethridge, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, surrounded by his family at Northern Rockies Medical Center in Cut Bank. He died due to complications from a massive stroke on June 21.

Randal Curtis Harshbarger, 60, of Shelby, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019.

Wayne Anthony Martin, 86, of Sunburst, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. He passed away at his home from cancer surrounded by his family.

Sandra L. “Sandie” Schmidt, 79, of Shelby, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019.

Glen Patrick Kipp passed away in his sleep due to sleep apnea; he passed Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Marilyn Jo Bullshoe “Mary Jo,” 61, passed away in her home at Bullshoe Ranch on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Wilbert Donald Yellow Owl Sr.,age 72, of the Blackfeet Nation, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Peace Hospice in Great Falls.

William “Bill” Garland Kropp, 77, of Cut Bank, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Glenn P. Kipp, 50, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Former Cut Bank resident Greg Fuller passed away at the home he shared with his wife, Jeane (Dilley) Fuller in Palm Desert, Calif. on Thursday, June 6, 2019. He was 82.

Mark Schaefer passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Albany, Ore. in the care of Mary Ann Schaefer, and his son, Jason Schaefer. He battled Chronic Auto-Immune diseases for over six years, pushing on well past his doctors’ forecasted life expectancy. 

Christian P. Hofer, 78, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Marias Medical Center.

Mr. Marvin Cook, of Sweet Grass passed away at the age of 70 on Monday, June 10, 2019.

Mary Ann Skeslien Welker, 73 passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Marias Medical Center after a long battle with COPD.

Wanda Jean (Humrich) Shanks, age 56, died on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, from a long battle with cancer at the Glacier Care Center in Cut Bank. 

Mary Jean Reeser, “Jean”, 90, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 in Spokane, Wash.

Dennis Hemmer, 69, died Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Aurora, Colo., from a recently diagnosed cancer.

On June 1, 2019 Ralph John Lindberg, “Flying Eagle,” with his loving wife of 48 years and children present, peacefully went to be with the Lord. 

Joann Mary (Snyder) Dye, 80, of Great Falls, passed peacefully away on Saturday, June 1, 2019. 

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, William “Bill” Jon Clark, loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandpa and friend, passed away in the arms of his beloved wife, at age 72. 

Curtis Leroy Shanks, 57, of Cut Bank, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Glacier Care Center.

A Celebration of Life for Michael Christianson will take place on Saturday, June 8, at the Coyote Club, from 3-7 p.m. 

Alvina Elaine “Viney” Brown, age 93, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Glacier Care Center in Cut Bank.

Edna Lorenz Persling, 88, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at Luther Park in Sandpoint, Idaho, surrounded by family.

Arley Lincoln Jolliffe, 92, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Great Falls.