Obituaries

Lewis D. ‘Pete’ Ransier, 87

January 19, 2017 at 6:17 pm

Lewis D. “Pete” Ransier, 87, of Rexford, died on Jan. 11, 2017, at Brendan House in Kalispell.Services will be at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the First Baptist Church in Eureka. Arrangements are by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Ho...

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Doris May Heucher Ingram, 85

January 19, 2017 at 6:18 pm

Doris May Heucher Ingram, 85, passed away peacefully Dec. 29, 2016.She was born May 20, 1931, at the family home in Creston to Jakob and Elsie (Ruckdashel) Heucher. Doris attended Flathead County Schools, graduating from Flathead County Hig...

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John ‘Johnny’ Heidler Williams, 84

January 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

John “Johnny” Heidler Williams, 84, passed away with “peace and grace” on Christmas morning 2016 with Bonnie, his life partner of 23 years by his side. John was born in Washoe, Montana, to John and Rose Williams in 1932. He worked at Jermel...

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Terri Lynn Saubert, 57

January 14, 2017 at 3:04 pm

Terri Lynn Saubert passed away on Jan. 7, 2017, under hospice care at her home in Austin, Texas.Terri was born in Abilene, Texas, on Dec. 1, 1959, to Walter and Barbara Roach. Her Texan lineage was ever a source of pride and a stoic, raw st...

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Richard Joseph Page, 34

January 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

Richard Joseph Page, 34, died unexpectedly from a congenital heart condition Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at his home in Whitefish. Born Dec. 14, 1982, in North Tarrytown, New York, he was the son of Joseph Page of Whitefish, and Kate Nickels of...

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Robert Alan Blickenstaff, 75

January 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

Robert Alan Blickenstaff died peacefully surrounded by his family on Dec. 31, 2016, in Barrington, Illinois. Born in Virginia on March 29, 1941, he was a man of great integrity who always persevered to achieve the best in all that he did.Af...

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Annie Ellen Ek, 3 weeks

January 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

Annie was born Dec. 23, 2016, in Kalispell and passed away Jan. 13, 2017, at home in Lower Valley of complications due to trisomy 13.Annie brought much joy to her family and many others in her short, but sweet, life.She is survived by her p...

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Anneli Elizabeth Margaret (Flechsig) Heintz, 90

January 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

The “Lord Jesus Christ sent his holy angels to take” Anneli Elizabeth Margaret (Flechsig) Heintz “to heaven” on Jan. 9, 2017, following a short illness. Ann believed that through Christ’s death and resurrection, he forgave her sins as he fo...

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Dorothy Burns, 77

January 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

Dorothy Burns was a loving wife, devoted mother and a caring grandmother. She was born in Shelby on Nov. 10, 1939, to Raymond and Beatrice McVay. In 1957 Dorothy graduated from Flathead County High School. Shortly after high school Dorothy ...

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George M. Dennison, 81

January 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

George M. Dennison, the longest-serving president of the University of Montana and one of the most impactful educators in the history of the state, died Jan. 3, 2017, due to complications from non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He was 81.George was born...

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