KALISPELL — Alvin Raymond Sylling, age 84, beloved father and grandfather, departed on his next adventure to reunite with his Lord and his beloved Suzanne on Oct. 2, 2019, from WEL-Life Assisted Living in Kalispell.

HAMILTON — Paul H. Feldman passed away Oct. 8, 2019, at the Discovery Care Centre in Hamilton with his sisters by his side. He was born July 24, 1934, in Helena, and his family shortly afterwards moved to Butte. He attended first grade at The Immaculate Conception School in Butte. His family…

STEVENSVILLE — Jane Fernandez, 58, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at the Village Health Care Center. She was born on Sept. 10, 1961. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 3:30 p.m., at the Florence-Carlton Community Church. Condolences and memories may be shared with the…

HAMILTON — Kenneth “Ken” Reiss, 71, of Hamilton, formerly of Anaconda, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at Saint Patrick Hospital in Missoula.

HAMILTON — Leland “Lee” Kenneth Yockey, 83, passed away on Sept. 28, 2019, at Marcus Daly Hospice, in Hamilton. Lee was born on July 30, 1936, in Coffeyville, Kansas, the son of Russell Kenneth and Gwendolyn (Norbury) Yockey. He was the oldest of five children.

HAMILTON — Anna C. Mavros (Guse) 90, of Hamilton, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at her home.

HAMILTON — Dr. Valerie Ann Winn, Ph.D., 83, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully on Friday Sept. 27, 2019, at the home of her stepdaughter, Shelley Winn, surrounded by loved ones. Valerie was born May 28, 1936 in Oakland, California, the daughter of the late Norman Robert Brown and Gertrude K…

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STEVENSVILLE — Terry Leon Hicks, 81, of Stevensville passed away due to cancer, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at his home in Stevensville. He was born on July 8, 1938, in Casa Grande, Arizona, to Leon and Anna (Griffith) Hicks. Terry served in the Army National Guard and was a building contractor fo…

CORVALLIS — Lowell Delano Talley, 81, and Elizabeth Ann Talley, 81, of Corvallis, passed away in an accident on their property on Sept. 30, 2019.

HAMILTON — Flo Ella (Kazeck) Johnson was born March 15, 1923, in Archer, Montana, the daughter of Arthur and Marie Kazeck, youngest of five. She is preceded in death by her husband, I.J. Johnson in 1992 of Hamilton; and son, Myron Johnson, in 2012, of Corvallis. Survivors include daughter, S…

Betty Joyce Mattfield went home to her Savior on Sept. 9, 2019, at the age of 90. Betty was born to Harry and Carrie Aultman in Boy Lake Township, Cass County, Minnesota, on July 13, 1929. Betty met her husband, Wilford Virgil Mattfield, on a blind date set up by her sister, Lois. They were …

DEER LODGE — Joe Foley, 62, of Deer Lodge, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at Community Medical Center in Missoula.

VICTOR — Ashley Louise Smartt passed away Sept. 21, 2019. She was the youngest child of Ned and Jackie Smartt born Jan. 20, 2001. She was a beautiful cherished blessing. Through the years, her bright white smile, bubbly energy and personality brought joy and laughter to many. Ashley was a ve…

CORVALLIS — Vernon R. Gullingsrud, 93, of Corvallis, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at the Discovery Care Center in Hamilton.

CONNER — Dorothy West, age 83, of Conner, passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in her home surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born June 5, 1936, to Bill and Florence Wolfinbarger, in Conner, Montana. Conner was home to Dorothy for all but three years of her 83 years. She graduated from Dar…

FLORENCE — Johnny R. Lay, 89, of Florence, passed away Monday Sept. 23, 2019, at Marcus Daly Hospital. He was born Jan. 14, 1930, in Hartford, Arkansas, the son of the late Jake Lay and Nora Lay. He married Arloene Biltoft on Oct. 12, 1966, and they had a wonderful life together.

HAMILTON — Lee Alfred Johnson, 78, of Hamilton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at St. Patrick’s Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born July 24, 1941, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Francis and Edith F. Johnson. He grew up there with his sister and t…

Gabriel David Wischmeier, age 40, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, of natural causes in Studio City, California. He was born on May 20, 1979, in Hamilton, to Robert and Bonnie (Rasmussen) Wischmeier.

HAMILTON — Clarice H. Skillman, 96, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully at her home in Hamilton, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in the company of her daughter and special caregiver.

Dancing Bear (Roger Hendricks), 80, of Olney, formerly of Hamilton, died on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at his residence. Bear was born on July 17, 1939 in Wayne County, Illinois, the son of Carrol and Shirley (Thomas) Hendricks.

Lee Edwin Davis, 84, passed away Aug. 22, 2019, in Kimberly, Idaho. He was born to Clarence H. Davis and Martha Nolte on Feb. 21, 1935, in Pocatello, Idaho, and was a brother to 12 siblings.

HAMILTON — Bruce D. Jones, 93, of Hamilton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at his home in Hamilton.

HAMILTON — Jack E. Eden died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at his home near Hamilton.

GREAT FALLS — Ronald Gene Frost, 79, of Great Falls, passed away on Sept. 11, 2019, from heart failure. Services will be held Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at Redeemer Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. in Great Falls.

CORVALLIS — LaVonne Margaret Friend, 56, of Corvallis, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at her home. She was born July 3, 1963, in Missoula, the daughter of Allan and Bonnie Viegut.

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