Sunday, January 23, 2022


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Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
Death notice: Patrick Devlin, 66

Patrick Dale Devlin, 66, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Death notice: Terrance Lee Gembala, 67

Terrance Lee "Terry" Gembala, 67, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 13, 2022, at his residence in Polson.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Mark Layne Goetsch, 67

A couple of highlights from his life were skydiving and riding in the Goodyear blimp.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
William “Bill” Emil Olson, 76

Bill was on the Polson Flathead Lake Museum board and served as president for many years.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Alice Hewankorn, 94

Alice was a highly fluent speaker of her native Ksanka language. She was employed by the Kootenai Culture Committee as a consultant from 1998 until her death.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Phyllis Sharbono, 81

She was the third oldest and the first daughter born in a family of 11 children.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Helen McClellan, 94

She graduated from the University of Montana in 1950 with a degree in music.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Susan Aber Johnson, 68

She travelled to all seven continents, including the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia Island.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Timothy Allen Driscoll, 66

He worked for Fish and Wildlife and the National Bison Range.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Death Notice: Mark Layne Goetsch, 67

Mark Layne Goetsch, 67, passed away Dec. 30.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Charles O. “Chuck” Whitson, 88

He served 27 years with the Montana Highway Patrol and was a former Lake County justice of the peace and commissioner.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
H. Kim Maker, 83

She was an avid reader, an accomplished storyteller, a cancer survivor and a fantastic teacher.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Lionel E. “Sonny” Herreid, 87

After retiring from the county, he drove a school bus for the Polson School District.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Thomas Michael Seabase, 76

He applied his skills of auto repair and restoration toward planes, and always had a four-wheeled or winged project in the shop.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Norma Lee Dennis Knutson, 85

Norma was a mainstay at all Good Shepherd Lutheran Church activities, a leader in the Country Store and was passionate about researching her family roots.