Obituaries

Allen Herset, 62

February 19, 2017 at 4:21 pm

Allen Herset, age 62, passed away after a 28-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis on Feb. 15, 2017, at Immanuel Lutheran Home surrounded by his family. Allen was born Feb. 9, 1955, in Rapid City, South Dakota, to Johannes and Ragnhild Herset...

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John Endsley, 73

February 18, 2017 at 6:35 pm

John “Little John” Endsley was “called to Our Lord” on Feb. 15, 2017.John is survived by his wife Carol Endsley of Bigfork, daughters Susanne (Paul) Steele of Ashland, Oregon, Carole Endsley of Phoenix, Oregon, and Charlene (Scott) Lanktree...

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Loretta Jean Scovel Fidler, 90

February 18, 2017 at 6:36 pm

Loretta Jean Scovel Fidler, 90, died Feb. 4, 2017, in her home of 56 years, Scottsdale, Arizona, of natural causes. Loretta was born Oct. 15, 1926, the only child of Earl Wright Scovel and Olive Belle Thomas Scovel, granddaughter of George ...

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Roberta Carol (Herriges) Rocks, 76

February 18, 2017 at 6:36 pm

On Dec. 9, 2016, after a long battle with cancer, Roberta Carol (Herriges) Rocks, age 76, died peacefully in her home, with family by her side.Carol was born and grew up in Whitefish, graduating from WHS in 1958. She spent most of her adult...

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Billie Jean (Munson) Horn, 72

February 18, 2017 at 6:37 pm

Billie Jean (Munson) Horn, of Spokane Valley, Washington, passed peacefully in her home in Kalispell on Feb. 13, 2017 after a long illness. Billie Jean was born May 17, 1944, one of five children of William John Henry and Pauline Lenore (Be...

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Ida A. Knutson, 96

February 18, 2017 at 6:37 pm

Ida was born Feb. 24, 1920, at home near Proctor. Her father, Peder Underdal, came to America in 1901 from Norway, going back in 1906 to get his soon-to-be wife. They homesteaded about 35 miles east of Conrad, having three children, Melvin,...

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Richard Curtis Lindsay, 83

February 18, 2017 at 6:37 pm

Richard Curtis Lindsay died of natural causes at his home in Kalispell on Jan. 15, 2017. Dick was born on April 21, 1933, in Polson to Curtis and Mabel Lindsay (Hendrick), Dick spent much of his early childhood on the Hendrick family farm l...

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Helen Amelia (Demarest) Weber, 100

February 18, 2017 at 6:38 pm

Helen Amelia (Demarest) Weber was born in Great Falls on Nov. 29, 1916, to Harry and Amelia (Brown) Demarest. Helen passed away on Feb. 14th, 2017, in Kalispell, a few months after her 100th birthday celebration. She was raised on the famil...

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Riley Gordon Childers, 73

February 18, 2017 at 6:37 pm

Riley Gordon Childers, 73, of Bigfork, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in Kalispell.Gordon was born Feb. 15, 1943 in Shelby to Riley and Nell Childers, the oldest of their three children. He was raised in Shelby and Bigfork, and grad...

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Allen R. ‘Bud’ Meek, 87

February 17, 2017 at 8:08 pm

Allen R. “Bud” Meek of Bigfork, passed away peacefully at his home on Feb. 6, 2017 at the age of 87. He was born on May 4, 1929 in Great Falls to his parents, George Henry Meek (of Barkingtown, England) and Ethel Marie (Nelson) Meek (of Gre...

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