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  • Lynette Michelle Davis

    Aug 15, 2018

    Lenard and Toni Davis were blessed with their little angle Lynette Michelle Davis on April 2, 1961. Their lives would be forever changed with this fiery bundle of joy. Lynette always had a smile on her face, but don't be mistaken, she was a little pistol with whit about her that made everyone around her laugh. Family, friends, birthdays and holidays were her life. She was always counting the days until the next holiday. Not one holiday no matter how small was forgotten in the Davis household....

  • Mabel Arlene Webster

    Aug 8, 2018

    Mabel Arlene Webster, (88) of Whitehall, MT received her angel wings on August 3, 2018. Mabel was surrounded by her loving children and caring staff at the Village Healthcare Center in Missoula, MT., where she continued showing her servants heart until her last breath. Mom's greatest gift to all she encountered in this world was her pure and genuine love for every person she met. Mabel was born on January 8, 1930, during the Great Depression, in Great Falls, MT to Walter Wilson, Sr. and Annie...

  • Elizabeth "Liz" Hemen

    Aug 8, 2018

    Elizabeth "Liz" Hemen, 91, long time Butte resident passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 3, 2018 with her family by her side at the Spring Assisted living facility. Liz is survived by Marie Engstedt, Carol Bock, Linda and Greg Vandersnick, Tim and Pat Near. She is also survived by 29 grand children, 33 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grand child and 1 great-great grand child on the way. Liz was pre-deceased by her husband Duane Hemen, son Rick Near, brothers Alvin and Norman Nelson, par...

  • Catherine Alice Seccomb, 88

    Aug 1, 2018

    Amidst the joyful sounds of children and in the loving care of devoted family and caring Hospice nurses, Catherine Alice Seccomb passed from this life on July 27, 2018 in her family home in Whitehall, Montana. She left with such dignity, kindness, and generosity, all around her felt deeply loved and assured there was a greater love into which she would rise. She was born on August 5, 1929 to Catherine A. Harrington Mulcahy and Maurice J. Mulcahy. One of three children, she and her two brothers...

  • Patsy G. Ballard

    Jul 25, 2018

    Patsy Gail Ballard passed away at the age of 70 on July 15, 2018 with her family by her side following a brief battle with cancer. Patsy was born in Glendive, MT on April 10, 1948 to George and Betty Johnson. Patsy worked at the Meadowlark Manor in Whitehall for many years and loved her residents. She treated everyone with respect and kindness and loved nothing better than preparing them wonderful food, planning many activities and holiday celebrations, and assisting them with their needs,...

  • Judy Lyn Williams

    Jul 25, 2018

    On July 16th, Judy Lyn Williams was called home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Dorr, MI to Jozius and Gladys DeKraker. After graduating from South Christian High School she began working at Dura Plating where she would fall in love with and eventually marry her best friend, Gregory Williams. Together they successfully raised three children, called five states home, made friends wherever they went and loved on their 10 grandchildren. She is survived by the love of...

  • Mary Ann Maloney Larsen

    Jun 13, 2018

    Mary Ann Maloney Larsen, 78, died of cancer on June 4, 2018 at her home in Whitehall, Montana. Mary Ann was born on Sept. 20, 1939 to James "Snub" Maloney, and Mary Victoria Lasky. She was raised in Butte by her mother, Mary Milliken and stepfather, Ray Milliken. She graduated from Butte High School. She married Charles E. Larsen in Butte at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Sept. 2, 1962. They were married for 57 wonderful years. She was employed by Mountain Bell, Montana Power Company, and as a...

  • Joan Wagner

    Jun 13, 2018

    Joan Wagner, born to John and Jenny Plutt in Denver, Colorado on July 7, 1927, passed away peacefully on June 7, 2018 at her home in Whitehall. Joan came to Whitehall to live with her son, Don Wagner and his wife, Linda, in 2015 after the death of her husband, Jim. She was married to Jim for 68 years and they had nine children: Don, Steve, Chris, Bob, Carolyn, Scott, Mary, Sue, and Terri. She had 34 grandchildren, 94 great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren. Joan worked as a...

  • Judith Faye Mahlum Hedegaard - 77

    May 16, 2018

    Judi Hedegaard born in Livingston, Montana on August 26, 1940, passed away on May 9, 2018 at St. James Hospital in Butte Montana. Judi was the daughter of Karl Roy Mahlum and Jennie Bredwick Mahlum of Big Timber, Montana. Judi attended the Bridge School and Sweet Grass County High School in the Big Timber area where she grew up. Her young years included working on the family ranch, feeding the cattle and sheep, but the horses were her first love. Peewee and Star were her favorites, and she...

  • Kathryn (Kaye) Ruth Wanke

    May 2, 2018

    Kathryn (Kaye) Ruth Wanke, 91, born March 30, 1927, to Jacob and Elizabeth Schwab in Brighton Colorado, died April 25, 2018, following injuries from a car accident on April 4th near Whitehall. She was eighth of nine children, grew up and graduated from high school in Brighton, CO. Interested in becoming a nurse, she attended the University of Denver. She worked as a nurse's aide in a hospital and waitressed at a restaurant where she met her first husband, Al Libra. The newlyweds moved to...


    Apr 11, 2018

    Lou Ann Masinelli of Whitehall, Montana (age 71) went home to be with her Heavenly Father on March 28, 2018. She lived every moment she was given with grace and gratitude. Even though she was diagnosed with Uterine Cancer in August of 2012, her Faith in God never faltered. Her love for her family, friends, students, dogs, and Seaside, Oregon kept her motivated and happy during her battle. Lou Ann enjoyed traveling, gardening, and putting together puzzles. Lou Ann was born in Washington,...

  • Gary Michael Seccomb

    Apr 4, 2018

    Gary Seccomb passed away in Virginia on March 23, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born in Butte, Montana on May 12, 1954, the eldest son of Ernest Lee Seccomb and Catherine Alice Mulcahy Seccomb. Gary received his education in Butte schools, graduating from Butte High School with the class of 1972 and went on to study drafting. He had a career in mining, working in mines in Whitehall and Virginia City, Montana as well as Metaline Falls, Washington. Gary recently relocated to Virginia, where...

  • Robert Gary Chapman

    Apr 4, 2018

    On the morning of March 1st, Robert Gary Chapman passed away at his home in Whitehall, due to natural causes. Bob is survived by his two sisters, Paula and Tracy. Bob enjoyed his life by staying busy as a master carpenter and avid motorcycle and ATV rider. While not riding on his Harley, Bob volunteered many hours at the local animal shelter, and loved taking care of his 4 cats as well. Bob will be missed by family and friends alike, across the country. A celebration of his life will take place...

  • Joann Margaret McCarvel Nelson

    Mar 28, 2018

    Joann Margaret McCarvel Nelson, born June 7, 1934, in Anaconda, Montana passed away on March 24, 2018 in Kalispell, Montana surrounded by her loved ones. Joann was the daughter of former Mayor of Anaconda, Thomas McCarvel and Margaret Ridge McCarvel. Joann was 100% Irish Catholic. She attended St. Paul's Grade School in Anaconda, Anaconda Central High School, Montana Tech, in Butte, University of Montana Western in Dillon, Montana State University and Blackfoot Community College. She had ten...

  • Harry Charles Alley Jr

    Mar 21, 2018

    Mr. Harry Charles Alley Jr. passed away Sunday evening at his residence in Whitehall. He was born in Havre, Montana on November 6, 1940 to Harry C and Alice (Matson) Alley. He grew up in Whitehall and attended schools there. Harry worked at several jobs throughout his life, including service as a police deputy, and as a Montana Highway Patrolman. He also worked for Northern Energy as a driver and installer. Harry worked as a school maintenance man as well as in construction. He and Sharon Inns...

  • Austin James Peterson

    Mar 21, 2018

    Austin James Peterson, 24, of Soda Springs passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Austin was born on May 30, 1993 in Bozeman, Montana the son of Robert Allan and Janie Marie Boone Peterson. He lived in Whitehall, Montana for eight years and for sixteen years in Soda Springs, Idaho where he attended School. Austin worked as an equipment operator where he received Top Health Safety and Environment Performer Award for GHD Construction Division. He loved spending time in the outdoors and enjoyed...

  • Paul T. Ringling

    Mar 14, 2018

    Paul T. Ringling, rancher and World War II veteran, passed away Wednesday evening, March 7, 2018 in Miles City, Montana. Paul was born in New York City in 1920. His mother, Aubrey Black Ringling, and father, Richard T. Ringling, brought him back to the family ranch when he was six weeks old. Raised in White Sulphur Springs, Montana, Paul grew up on the family's ranch, attended school in White Sulphur Springs, at St. John's Military Academy and completed high school in Livingston, Montana in...

  • Gary Lee Stoddard

    Mar 14, 2018

    Gary Lee Stoddard was born January 2, 1951 to Lee and Emma Stoddard in Durango, Colorado. The family lived near Durango until (circa) 1965, when they moved to Whitehall where Gary attended High School. It was during his schooling there that his mother passed away during his sophom*ore year, and his father passed away a year later. Shortly after, the Rust family of Whitehall took him in as one of their own. Francis and "Mom" Rust, siblings Bill, David, Paul and Linda soon became his lifelong...


    Mar 14, 2018

    Myron Kler Nagel Went to be with his lord and hunting buddies on March 10, 2018. Myron was born on February 7, 1936 in Brush Colorado, to Reinhold and Sophia Nagel. Myron was a true outdoors man that loved to hunt, fish and work on his horn and leather artistry. In his 70's he climbed Man's Head Mountain twice. Myron and June were married on April 27, 1979. During their life together they went many miles in the mountains. Myron and June participated in the O-Mok-See for 6 years and enjoyed...

  • E. Tim Opie

    Mar 7, 2018

    E. Tim Opie passed away peacefully on February 26, 2018. Tim was 77 years old. Tim was born May 19, 1940 to Francis (Bo) Opie and Ruth Opie. Tim was the second child of four, and grew up moving from Substation to Substation for the Milwaukee Railroad, at times riding the freight train to school. His favorite town was East Portal, he sang a little jingle about not wanting to leave there. Tim joined the Air Force at the age of 17, after basic training Tim was stationed in Tulee Greenland, which...

  • Stanley James (Stan) Speck

    Mar 7, 2018

    Stanley James (Stan) Speck, 71, of Helena died at home on Saturday, January 27, 2018, of pancreatic cancer. He was born at the Hill Hospital in Whitehall, Montana, on September 8, 1942, the middle child of E. Carroll and Phyllis Speck with two older and two younger sisters. He attended Whitehall schools, graduating in 1964. There were early indicators that he would become an expert plumber, carpenter, electrician, mechanic and builder when, during his school years, he built his own motorcycle....

  • Norine Theresa Dixon -- Oct. 4, 1942 - Feb. 18, 2018

    Feb 28, 2018

    Longtime Whitehall resident, Norine Theresa Dixon, 75, died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at her home. She left this world the way she lived – without a fuss. Norine was born Oct. 4, 1942, to the late Alice (O'Brien) and Emmett Burke at St. James Hospital in Butte. She was raised on the hill on North Franklin Street, graduating from Immaculate Conception Grade School and Girls Central High School. As a young girl, her deep faith led her to the convent, but she couldn't keep the vow of s...

  • John S. Uivary

    Feb 21, 2018

    John was born November 2nd, 1928 in Northampton PA to Theresa and Andrew Uivary. He graduated from Northampton High School in 1946 and served in the Air Force from 1948 -1952. He attended Penn State University and graduated cum laud from the school of Forestry in 1957, the first in his family of 12 siblings to attend college. He worked for the US Forest service for 25 years, serving as Forest Ranger in Ashland and Whitehall, MT. He spent his retirement years in Whitehall. He married Jacqueline...

  • Jean M. Burnett

    Feb 14, 2018

    Jean M. Burnett of Whitehall, passed away on January 31, 2018 in Butte. She was born to Oscar and Blanche Rood in Valley City, N.D. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dale, son Steve, and grandson Brady. Jean married Dale Burnett in LaMoure, N.D. and they had five children together. The Burnett family moved to Montana in the early 1950’s and Jean began what she enjoyed most in life, taking are of her kids and eventually spoiling her grandchildren. Jean was always involved in church functions, and very proactive in local uses. N...

  • Patricia (Patti) Joan Jensen 1935-2018

    Feb 7, 2018

    Every now and then certain characters come to this earth to make us laugh, love our lives and live in the joy of the moment. Such would be the lifelong dispatch of the only child of Leona and Earnest Peabody. One Miss Patricia Joan Peabody, was born July 22, 1935, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Following her parents' divorce Miss Patti and her mom moved to Southern California. At age 19 she met her handsome prince Norman L. Jensen and they married one week later. The couple was blessed with 56 years...

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