Larry Richard Premo, 74, of Shelby, Mont. passed away on Sept. 13, 2020, after a short battle with cancer.

Linda Lou (Wevley) Fitzgerald died of natural causes Sept. 13, 2020, in Cut Bank, Mont. Per her request, no services will be held.

Vita Ann Arlene (Bruce) Archambault, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, longtime resident of Browning and more recently Billings, passed away on Sept. 16, 2020, at home, surrounded by her family. She was 83 years old.

Mary Ann New Robe passed away Sept. 4, 2020 in Browning, Mont. after a 

Daniel (Dan) Gordon Smith, (Apao’koomi’inoo’kao’mita- RoanHorse) went to be with our Lord at his home on Chief Mountain Ranch on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020.

Avani Jo’Vee Kipp passed away Sept. 14, 2020 at Kalispell Regional Hospital, Kalispell Mont.

Delbert William Estey passed at the age of 84 from natural causes on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Cut Bank, Mont.

Calvin Gerald Rowell, 77, of Cut Bank, Mont., passed peacefully on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

Marion Leigh Woldstad, 89, a lifetime rancher of Valier, passed Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.

Dorothy Flint Whetstone, 92, died Sept. 4, 2020, in Spokane, Wash., shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. A memorial service will be held at a later.

Merlin Kipling, 79, passed away at Kalispell Regional Hospital on Aug. 16.

Graveside services for Larry Premo, 74, of Shelby, will be Friday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery in Shelby. 

Geraldine Elizabeth Hoover, 81, of Shelby Mont., passed peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sept. 2, 2020, of natural causes. Graveside services will be held in the spring or summer of 2021 for both Gerry and her husband, Marvin, at Hillside Cemetery in Conrad. The family will announc…

Annabelle Mae (Aaberg) Fransen, 88, formerly of Dunkirk, passed Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Great Falls, Mont. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Mountain View Cemetery in Shelby, Mont.

Donovan (Donnie) Duane Weisgram, 81, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 at his home in Conrad. He was laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery in Conrad in a private family service with military honors. 

It’s with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to a beloved husband, father, son, brother, and goofy uncle. Gerald “Jerry” Patrick Olsen also known as Jerret Praket, was born to Robert and Elizabeth Olsen on Aug. 21, 1964 and passed Sept. 1, 2020. As per Jerry’s wishes, cremation has taken plac…

Audrey Jean (Hamlin) Smith, 85, of Great Falls, Mont., passed away on Aug. 23, 2020. Audrey was born in Helena, Mont., on Feb. 9, 1935, to Martin Hamlin and Mary Laurence Hamlin. 

Helen Francis Brawley Bender, 98, recently of Shelby, passed  peacefully on Aug. 28, 2020, surrounded by family. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept 1, at Whitted Funeral Chapel. A graveside service was held in Billings on Thursday, Sept 3.

Larry Jensen, 73, of Shelbyville, Ind., passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 at his residence. Burial will be in Dupuyer Cemetery in Valier, Mont., at a later date.

Norma Husk, 79, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 in Olympia, Wash. from natural causes. Memorial services for Norma will be held at a later date.

Ruth Louise Wymer passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Fullerton, Calif. She was 101-years-old and the last surviving child of Arthur and Helen Scholz, pioneering homesteaders southeast of Shelby, Mont.A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at 11 a.m., at …

Leon Simpson, a passionate sportsman, and former Pondera County Sheriff, hung up his “Gone Fishin” sign for the last time on August 27, 2020 while doing what he loved on the Missouri River.

Janice Rose Marceau “Sup ‘youts” born to Wilbert (RJ) Marceau II and Maggie Reevis Marceau on Jan. 4, 1998 in Toppenish, Wash. She was a member of the Blackfeet Nation and a descendant of the Yakama Nation. On Aug. 20, 2020 our baby girl was carried by angels to be with the creator.

Charles Justin Reevis “Mikstioe” was born to Lewellyn Reevis Jr and Lorena Windyboy on Feb. 3, 1997 in Yakima Wash., he was enrolled with Blackfeet nation and a descedant of the Yakama Nation. On Aug. 20, 2020 Charles was called home by the creator.

Hazel LaVonne (Sisson) Ungar, 91, of Cut Bank, Mont. passed on Aug. 18, 2020 at Westview Health Care Center in Sheridan, Wyo.

Mary Ruth Christiaens, 62, of Cut Bank lost her battle with cancer on Aug. 21, 2020. Cremation has taken place under the direction of O’Connor Funeral Home and a celebration of life will he held on her birthday next year.

Lorraine Ferguson Lee Runyan went to be with her Heavenly Father on Aug. 18, 2020, at 101 years of age while residing in Clovis, N.M.

Richard Lee Voorhies was born May 28, 1964 and died Aug. 21, 2020 at his home in the loving care of his soulmate, Miriam.

 Karilynn Icenoggle Dell blew into this world like a cyclone on June 8, 1963. Born to Bill and Georgia Icenoggle, she grew up on the family ranch at Del Bonita, Mont. She passed away from ovarian cancer on August 14, 2020 at Peace Hospice in Great Falls, MT. 

Faith Agnes Mad Plume was born Aug. 9, 1963, and took her journey home on Aug. 2, 2020.

Graveside services with military honors for Jim B. Nelson, 92, will be Saturday, Aug. 29, at 2 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Valier. Condolences can be made to

Hazel L. Ungar, 91, of Cut Bank, passed Aug. 18, 2020 in Sheridan, Wyo. Funeral service will be Saturday, Sept. 5, at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Baptist Church in Cut Bank. A full obit will follow. 

Richard “Rick” Lyle Cockrell, age 73, of Columbia Falls, Mont., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 at his home. Plans are being made for a celebration of Rick’s life at a later date.

Ethel Day Rider, 78, passed away in Great Falls, Mont., on Aug. 16, 2020. Services were held Aug. 20, at the Day Rider Ranch. 

Patrick Thomas Evans passed away Aug. 11, 2020, at the Ivy in Great Falls, Mont. Services were held at Foster Funeral Home chapel in St. Ignatius, Mont., on Aug. 15 with a memorial meal following the service.

Margy “Lorrane” (Lozing) Croymans passed into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, joining her husband Bill, who passed away in 1970.

He will be so missed… Chet O’Dell Sneed passed away Aug. 11, 2020, due to a tragic accident. A celebration of life will be held on Aug. 29 at Mountain View Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with a reception at Pam and Mike Suta’s, 402 Fourth Ave. NE, Cut Bank. Please come and celebrate Chet’s life with us.

A private funeral mass for Larry Stoltz, 79, of Valier, will be Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Valier. 

Robert John Appley, 82, passed peacefully surrounded by family at home on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Robert, better known as ‘Bob’, was born on May 29, 1938 in Shelby, Mont. to Charlie and Lucille Dunning Appley. 

Eileen Torgerson, age 70, passed peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 after a 20-year battle with her nemesis, pancreatic cancer. Peace Hospice House provided care in her last days, with family at her side.

Shirley F. Boyle Gobert, 83, passed away in Kalispell, Mont. on Thursday, July 23, 

Faith Agnes Mad Plume, 57, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 in Great Falls, Mont. 

Jim “J.B.” Nelson, 92, passed on August 6, 2020 from health complications.

Larry Edward Stoltz, 79, passed away on August 1, 2020, after a tough battle with pancreatic cancer. 

Earl Lawrence Ebert, age 85, passed away April 16, 2020. Earl was born in the small town of Cut Bank, Mont., on October 4, 1934 to Lawrence Pierre Ebert and Agnes Kohel Ebert.

Amber Yvonne LittleDog, 48, passed away in Browning, Mont. on Saturday, July 18, 2020.