George Melvin Jackson ended his “Run for the Roses” on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at the age of 81, when he passed away at home.

Jeri Scheel of Ione, Wash. passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 10, 2023.

Juanita Suta, 88, farmer/rancher wife and mother, passed away of natural causes on Tuesday, March 14, with her daughter and granddaughter by her side at her granddaughter’s home in Kalispell.

Albert Roger Hanson, age 71, passed away March 10, 2023 in Laurel, MT from lung cancer.  

Our beloved Kay (Pendergrass) Jessop-Monroe passed away and we are planning services for June 10, 2023, at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Cut Bank with luncheon to follow.

Donna G. Perry, 85, passed away March 8, 2023. Donna’s death was unexpected and quick, but she passed easily into the hands of the Lord and we thank God for that.

Darold Patrick Gagner, 89, a prior resident of Shelby, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2023, at BeeHive Homes in Great Falls.

Bruce Hogan lost his battle with CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) on March 8, 2023. Judy, Greg and Renee were at his side. No services will be held, per Bruce’s request.

Barry William Vanderstouw, 67, of Ledger, passed away on Dec. 27, 2022 at his home after a long and difficult battle with numerous health challenges.

Scott Ryan Berkram, 55, of Cut Bank, passed away at home on Feb. 28, 2023, in Cut Bank.

Lorretta (Becker) Jennings, 78, of Valier, passed away Jan. 28, 2023, while surrounded by her family.

Sue Ann Allen died peacefully on the morning of Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Auberge assisted living facility in Missoula. She was 75 years old and surrounded by family when she passed.

Marie Blanche Olson Mitch passed away on Feb. 5, 2023, at the Glacier Care Center in Cut Bank. She was 90 years old and had lived her entire life in Montana.

Richard Gibson passed away at Mason General hospital on Dec. 4, 2022, of natural causes.

Wanda Lee Husman died Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 in Albuquerque, N.M. at the age of 81.

Dale Arthur O’Brien, 91, of Shelby, passed away Jan. 26, 2023, at Logan Health Care Center in Shelby, of natural causes.

Margaret Ann Morsette, age 42, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at her residence in Cut Bank due to natural causes.

Rick Gibson passed away at Mason General hospital on Dec. 4, 2022, from a lengthy illness.

Jean G. Boesl, 95, of Edmore, N.D., passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023 at the First Care Health Center of Park River.

Eleanor R (Ellie) Simmes Bush passed away peacefully Jan. 22, 2023, at Peace Hospice in Great Falls. She passed from complications with pneumonia and previous health issues. She was surrounded by family and friends in the final days prior to her passing.

Rosemary Reagan, 66, passed away Jan. 15, 2023, after a nearly two-year battle with cancer.

After 95 years of life, on Jan. 28, 2023, Mildred “Milly” Mable (Puckett) Clark exited her earthly duties to join her mother, her father, and husband Edward “Ted” Clark, along with their daughter, Mary Lou Clark, son Sylvan Mark Clark, and grandson Jacob Edward Clark in the arms of her Heave…

Cora Belle Montalban, 90, passed away peacefully in Montrose, Colo., on Jan. 16, 2023. She was the much-loved matriarch of her family. Cora Belle had a contagious laugh, a great sense of humor, and an iconic style; her signature hair and the omnipresent scent of White Diamonds perfume. She w…

Richard “Dick” Gannon, 81, died Jan. 25, 2023, while surrounded by the love of his family.

Kassidi Marie Myrick Bridge was a driving force. Now, as she has passed and countless people remain feeling connected to her, it is clear the thing that drove her most was a desire to love and uplift her people.

Robert Lee Miller Sr., of Pasco, Wash., passed away Jan. 5, 2023, at 83 years of age, surrounded by his family.

Fay L. (Johnston) Manley, 91, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, at Benefis Peace Hospice in Great Falls, surrounded by family.

Dixie Lee Engman, a longtime resident of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Libby. She was 67 years old.

Leonard Lahr of Browning passed away Jan. 5, 2023, in Kalispell.

Julianne Westermark passed away Jan. 5, 2023, at age 59, after a lengthy illness, surrounded by her loved ones. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

A memorial service for Zona Swenson, 73, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan 16, at at Prairie Peace Lutheran Church in Cut Bank.

Barry William Vanderstouw, 67, of Ledger, passed away Dec. 27, 2022, at his home after a long and difficult battle with numerous health challenges.

Donna Welker, of Essex, Mont., and formerly of Shelby, passed away Dec. 23 in her home in Essex at the age of 78.

James Ray Larson, 69, of Shelby, passed away Dec. 24, 2022, after a short battle with medical complications. Memorial services for Jim were held Dec. 31 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Shelby.

Kathrina J. Wurz, 93, passed away peacefully after a short illness on Dec. 17, 2022.

Doris Snuffer, a longtime resident of the Galata community, passed away Dec. 28, 2022, at the age of 99 years, 10 months due to natural causes.

On Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, Debra “Debbie” Alex Kerouac took her last breath on Earth and her first breath in heaven. We can all assume she has already been dancing in circles since her arrival. Those who knew her loved her. She lit up any room she walked into with her beautiful smile and ki…

Wayne Stephen Hansell, 72, of Great Falls (formerly Trenton, N.D.), passed away Dec. 18, 2022. Wayne had a lengthy and difficult battle with his health and now is finally at rest.

Dean Swank, born Oct. 29, 1937, passed away Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, at his Bigfork home after a brief battle with cancer. He was 86.