Please join us as we honor the life of Rev. Mannon Wallace at the Riverview Cemetery on Saturday, July 27, at 2 p.m. Pastor Wallace served as Minister of the former First Baptist Church for many years, and was called home on Feb. 12, 2019. Please go to for his full obituary.

HAMILTON - Jeffrey T. Dwigans, 57, of Hamilton passed away on July 12, 2019, of an accidental drowning. Jeff was attempting to save his beloved dog, Henry, when they both drowned in the Bitterroot River. His love for the river drew him and Henry there frequently.

LAS VEGAS — On Sunday, May 26, James (Jim) Monroe Guse passed away at age 76, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jim was born June 29, 1941, in Columbus to Monroe and Lillian (Enger) Guse. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, and all around outdoorsman.

STEVENSVILLE — Raymond K. Chandler, 97, of Stevensville, had his home going on Sunday evening at Welcome Home Valley Care while his family, friends and Pastor sang hymns and read Scripture. He was born on Oct. 12, 1921, in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of the late James and Anna Chandler.

STEVENSVILLE — Helen M. Sonetz, 90, passed away July 14, 2019, at The Living Centre. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 19, at 2 p.m., at the Florence Baptist Church. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

STEVENSVILLE — A memorial service for Martha H. Burgett will be held on Saturday, July 20, at 11 a.m., at the Whitesitt Funeral Home. Mrs. Burgett, 89, passed away Feb. 10, 2019, in Stevensville. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

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STEVENSVILLE — Raymond Chandler, 97, passed away Sunday, July 14, at Welcome Home Valley Care in Stevensville. A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 18, beginning at 4 p.m., at the Galilee Baptist Church. Whitesitt Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. A complete obit…

FLORENCE — Marcia Mae Sayles was born June 11, 1931, and passed away peacefully with her husband, Creighton, by her side on July 8, 2019. 

CORVALLIS – Donald G. Motley, 84, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Raymond E. Mann went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus, on Wednesday, June 26 after a years long, on and off again battle with colon cancer. He was 86. Ray was born on Jan. 21, 1933, to Walter and Ruth (Towne) Mann, in Miles City. Later the family would move to Victor where he completed …

HAMILTON – Lucille Becker, 95, of Hamilton passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Bee Hive Homes in Hamilton. She was born Oct. 13, 1923, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

HAMILTON — Justin James (JJ) Sargent, age 23, of Hamilton, died in his home on January 13, 2019, after complications from Bronchial Pneumonia.

CORVALLIS — Darlene “Dolly” Auch, of Corvallis, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on July 5, 2019. She was born on May 28, 1932, in Isabel, South Dakota, to John and Elizabeth Maier.

HAMILTON — Phyllis Ann Higgins passed away in her home in Hamilton on July 5, 2019, at the age of 93 years, and is now with her Lord and Savior.

FLORENCE — Aedan Thomas Snead, 21, passed away on Sunday July 7, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, July 13, at Garden City Funeral Home. Condolences can be left for the family at

HAMILTON — Marland Whaley, 60, passed away June 27, 2019, at his home in Hamilton of a cardiac arrest.

STEVENSVILLE — A memorial service for Sylvia G. Foss will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 11 a.m., at the Missoula Alliance Church. Sylvia, 100, passed away on May 8, 2019, in Stevensville. Whitesitt Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Max L. Fairchild, 89, passed away peacefully of natural causes on April 28, 2019, at Olympic Memorial Hospital in Port Angeles, Washington. Max was born on Nov. 12, 1929, in Buhl, Idaho, to Orville and Ida (Hansen) Fairchild.

STEVENSVILLE — Michael J. Vieyra, 91, of Stevensville, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at the Discovery Care Center in Hamilton.

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