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Kenneth Feiler Kenneth Feiler

POLSON — Kenneth Alan Feiler, age 69, passed away on Jan.14, 2024, at his residence. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Feb. 4, 1954, to mother and father, Erwin and Madelyn (Koch) Feiler. Ken graduated from Peter’s Township High School, McMurray, Pennsylvania, in 1972. He excelled in men’s gymnastics throughout high school. After high school, he crewed a sailboat to and resided in the Virgin Islands, which began his unquenchable thirst for adventure. A bibliophile at heart Ken read about every book he picked up. Wild at heart and always searching for adventures, Ken would jump freight trains and hobo across the states and parts of Canada throughout the 1970...

Albert Knutson

POLSON – Albert James Knutson, age 91, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, at St. Luke Extended Care in Ronan. Memorial services for Albert will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory.  

Adam Jacob Downer

POLSON — Adam was born and raised in Southern California. He moved to Montana to attend SKC Nursing Program in the fall of 2021. He was full of life, joy and had a gentle heart. He always had the biggest smile and the best laugh. He leaves behind loyal friends and a loving family.  A memorial w...

Lila Larsen Fenske Lila Larsen Fenske

POLSON — Lila G. (Pajari) Larsen Fenske, age 102, fell asleep in death peacefully at her home on Jan. 6, 2024. Lila was born Aug. 16, 1921, in Becker County, Minnesota, to John and Alina Pajari. She was the sixth of 11 children. On Oct. 12, 1940, Lila married Jack Larsen. They had five children: Dwi...

Duane Snyder Duane Snyder

POLSON — Duane Snyder, a 25-year veteran of United States Marine Corp and longtime resident of Polson, passed away on Nov. 18, 2023, surrounded by family and friends. Duane, as he was known to many in the area, was born June 5, 1952, to Wayne and Melva Snyder and attended Ronan High School before enlis...

Marli Kay Harmon

TAMPA, FLORIDA — Marli was born  on Oct. 11, 1989, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and passed on Jan. 2, 2024, in Tampa, Florida. She moved with her family to Polson in the spring of 1993 and graduated from Polson High and the University of Montana. In high school, she enjoyed speech and debate, j...

Roland McKinley Roland McKinley

RONAN — Roland Brooks McKinley, 81, passed away on Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, at his home in Ronan, Montana after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was born on Nov. 23, 1942, in Dodson, Montana, the son of Lawrence and Thelma (Hart) McKinley. Brooks lived his early years in Harlem and Savoy, Montana, wit...

Beverly Jean Dellwo

RONAN – Beverly Jean Dellwo, age 89, passed away on Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, at St. Luke Community Hospital. Memorial services for Beverly will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Shrider – Thompson Funeral Home.  

Orville Baer, Jr. Orville Baer, Jr.

RONAN — Orville Jerome Baer, Jr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2023.  He was born in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, on June 11, 1937, to Orville Jerome and Leona Fay (McGuire) Baer, Sr.  Orville earned a bachelor’s degree from Union College, Master of Divinity from Andrews ...

Karen Rae Hankins Karen Rae Hankins

POLSON — Karen Rae Hankins, of Ronan and Pablo, Montana, 72, passed away July 9, 2023, at Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Polson. Karen was born to Ray and Geraldine Hankins on Feb. 1, 1950, in Tacoma, Washington. She attended school and graduated from college there. Karen was married for a time, lat...

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