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.

Wanda Syth Ferguson, age 62, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at the hospice home in Billings with her three daughters at her side.

Julius “Sam” Nanini, 88, passed away due to natural causes at Northern Montana Care Center on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Cremation has taken place, and at Sam’s request, no services will be held. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit Sam’s online me…

Benjamin Emil Suta died on Feb. 27, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020, from 5-7 p.m. at the River Oaks Golf Course Clubhouse, 9300 South Riverside Drive, Sandy, UT. He will be interred this summer next to his wife in Sturgis, SD. 

Howard James Wall, 61, died March 1, 2020 at his home in Cut Bank, Mont. Graveside services with military honors were held Saturday, March 7, at the Dupuyer Cemetery in Dupuyer, Mont.

Irene M. Alme, 100, died Monday, March 2, 2020, at the Peace Hospice in Great Falls of natural causes. Funeral Mass was held Saturday, March 7, at St. William Catholic Church in Shelby with interment in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Sonja Wilson, 74, passed away in the early morning hours on Valentine’s Day. She bravely fought cancer for over four years and finally succumbed to a compromised immune system and treatment complications. She, on her own terms, passed peacefully in her sleep.  

Claude Kieft, 82, reached the end of his trail on this earth Thursday, March 5, 2020, after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully at home in the arms of his loving wife, Audrey.

Michael Henry Little, 51, of Heart Butte, passed away at the Indian Health Service in Browning, Mont., on Feb. 14, 2020. A mass was held on Feb. 24 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Heart Butte.

Delores (Marie) Mangold Peck of Lewistown, Mont., passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Friendship Village Hospice of the Valley in Mesa, Ariz. Details of memorial and burial services in Montana will be provided at a later date.

Emerson L. NoRunner, 62, passed away Feb. 28, 2020, at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls. Arrangements are pending with Foster Funeral Home of St. Ignatius.

On Feb. 18, 2020, Donnis “Dee” Chalmers Benson passed away in Prescott, Ariz. A memorial service was held on Feb. 22, 2020, in Prescott, Ariz.

Donald J. Topp, 87, of Cut Bank, left us all too soon on March 1, 2020 at Benefis Peace Hospice in Great Falls.

Wilma Bell Schreier, 76, passed away peacefully on the morning of Feb. 23, 2020, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Wilma was a loving mother of five children. A visitation was held at Columbia Mortuary on Monday, March 2, followed by a service. Burial and additional services will…

Longtime Shelby resident, James Michael Harwood, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 18, 2020. Memorial services will be later in summer 2020.

Mark William Fowler, Jr., 45, of Billings, passed away in Broomfield, Colo., where he was being treated for Alpha 1 Antitrypsin deficiency. He had been fighting his illness, with strength, since 2005. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life service will be held from 3-4 p.m., Sat…

Harlan Stuart Hall was born February 16, 1966, to Glenn “Ike” Hall and Catherine Chief All Over Salois Hall. He attended junior high school in Heart Butte, played football and was in track. He then went to high school in Valier and Browning. He graduated at Browning High School in 1984. Harl…

On Feb. 12, 2020, Kimberly Amelia (Byrne) Hartmann, 35, a Registered Nurse from Mineral Point, earned her angel wings and was welcomed home into the arms of angels. She has been set free and her spirit will live on.Funeral mass was held Saturday, Feb. 22, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Churc…

On Feb. 12, 2020, Kimberly Amelia (Byrne) Hartmann, 35, a Registered Nurse from Mineral Point, earned her angel wings and was welcomed home into the arms of angels. She has been set free and her spirit will live on.Funeral mass will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m., at St. Thomas Aquina…

In loving memory of Priscilla “Doll” Gilbert, who passed away in her home on Jan. 17, 2020. Her family plans to honor her life with a private memorial in Glacier when the snow finally melts. 

James Lee Bond, “007”, 73, passed away at his home in Browning, Mont., on Feb. 2, 2020. Services were held Friday, Feb. 7, at Little Flower Parish in Browning.

Glen W. Gobert, 49, passed away in Great Falls on Dec. 9, 2019. Services were held on Jan. 15, 2020, at Holy Family Mission, Lower Two Medicine Valley, and Blackfeet Reservation. 

Bernardino Gonzales NoRunner, “Benny,” 69, passed away at Great Falls on Jan. 30, 2020. Services were held at Little Flower Parish in Browning on Feb. 1, followed by interment in Willow Creek Cemetery.

Barbara Jean Scott VanAlstine Schow passed away on Super Bowl Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, peacefully and knowing she was loved throughout her lifetime by her family, past and present.

William L. McCauley of Cut Bank, Mont., died Jan. 31, 2020 at the age of 83, un­der the care of Missouri River Center in Great Falls, Mont. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Gorder-Jensen Funeral Home. Bill will be laid to rest at the Choteau Cemetery with a celebration of lif…

Zenon Orest Zazula passed away from a brain tumor on Dec. 5, 2019 in Carlsbad, Calif. Services are planned at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Cut Bank, Mont., on July 11, 2020, at 11 a.m.

William Lee McCauley Sr., formerly of Cut Bank, passed away of natural causes, on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 at Missouri River Center in Great Falls, Mont. A longtime business owner and former Mayor, McCauley was 83.

John William Wendt, 72, of Ledger, Mont., passed away on Jan. 28, 2020, at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, Mont. A celebration of life gathering was held at Beaverhead Golf Course in Dillon, Mont., on Saturday, Feb. 1.

Charles D. Fisher, “Charlie,” died at his home in Babb, Mont., on Jan. 17, 2020. A celebration of Charlie’s life and his burial will be delayed until later this spring. The family will announce the details at a later date.

James Gordon “Doc” Allison, M.D., 88, of Livingston, Mont., passed away quietly of natural causes on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. at the Holbrook Methodist Church in Livingston, Mont. To view the obituary and share condolences…

Walter J. Boumans, 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. There will be a celebration of life for Walter at later date in the Spring 2020.

Roberta Lee Larabee, 82, of Ellensburg, Wash., passed away on Dec. 14,

Elmer M. Berkram, born July 13, 1929, passed away on Jan. 16, 2020, at his home in Colorado Springs, Colo. A memorial service is planned for later this spring.

Mary Jean Wagner Billedeaux, 85, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, with her family and loved ones by her side at Blackfeet Community Hospital.

James “Jim” Irwin, 80, passed away peacefully in his home in Cut Bank Creek, Browning, Mont., on Dec. 14, 2019. Rosary was on Dec. 20 and funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 21.

Darcene L. (Eulberg) Butler, 61, of Billings, Mont., passed away at home on Jan. 13, 2020, in the company of her loving family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Mass was held on Friday, Jan. 17 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Billings.

Francis “Braz” Clarence Braz, 93, passed away surrounded by family at home in Cut Bank on the early morning of Jan. 14, 2020. Braz is reunited with the love of his life, Louise “Weezie” Braz. A Celebration of Life luncheon will take place at the Cut Bank Moose Lodge on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. 

Donna Marie Kittson Guardipee, 71, passed away at Browning Indian Health Service, in Browning, Mont., on Dec. 14, 2019. A wake was held at College Homes with Rosary on Thursday, Jan. 9; Mass was celebrated on Friday, Jan. 10 at Little Flower Parish, followed by burial in Kittson Cemetery at …

James Patrick Higgins, 60, passed away suddenly at Benefis in Great Falls on Jan. 3. James was known as “Pat,” “Patrick” or “Packy.” 

Lyla “Newts” Sinclair, 64, passed away at Browning, Mont., on Dec. 14, 2019.  

Carol Swoboda, who was born on Dec. 25, 1949, died on Jan. 4, 2020. Carol’s Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020,  at St. Juan Diego Catholic Church in Portland, Ore.  There was a Sung Rosary followed by a Mass of Resurrection Funeral Mass. A reception followed at the Hill…

Frank J. Hollenback passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, after a short illness. A celebration of Frank’s life will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at 1 p.m. followed by interment at Sunset Hills Cemetery. A reception will be held afterwards, at Dahl’s Chapel. Everyone is invite…

Sylvia Alice Carty, 92, a former Shelby and Devon area resident, died at Pacific Care Center, Hoquiam, Wash., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. There will be a gathering of the family later in the spring.

Tom  Allen passed away Jan. 9, 2020 from complications of spending so many years in a wheel chair. He has requested no ceremony or fuss be made over his passing. His ashes will be scattered on the farm where he loved to drive his Jeep, over looking Dupuyer, Creek.

Darlene Mae Beach, 70, passed away Jan. 1, 2020 of heart failure and COPD at Marias Medical Center surrounded by family.