Obituaries

Kurt Blackwell Kelley, 79

November 12, 2019 at 10:15 am

Kurt Blackwell (McGraw) Kelley, 79, passed away peacefully Oct. 24, 2019, at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center with his three children, Lisa, Wanda and Webb, by his side. He was born Feb. 23, 1940, and raised in Libby by his mother Billie Hawk a...

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Frank Cummings

November 12, 2019 at 10:22 am

Frank “Ike” Cummings was born Aug. 12, 1935, in Bonners Ferry, Idaho to Frank and Evelyn Cummings. He passed away on Oct. 17, 2019, at Northport Village, Spokane,Wash.Ike grew up in northwest Montana, fishing in the local streams, working i...

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Hazel D. Drake, 84

November 08, 2019 at 10:25 am

Hazel D. Drake, 84, died Nov. 2, 2019, in her home in Libby of natural causes. In the fall of 1935, on Oct. 5, Violet and Hallie Helmer were blessed with the birth of their daughter Hazel Del. Having never cared for her middle name, she wen...

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Edgar R. Wallin, 67

November 08, 2019 at 10:25 am

Edgar R. Wallin, 67, of Libby, passed away August 13, 2019, in Post Falls, Idaho. Edgar is survived by his wife, Valerie Davis of Libby.There will be a memorial service at the Veteran’s Memorial at Riverfront Park in conjunction with the Li...

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Sandy Tosh, 77

November 08, 2019 at 10:28 am

Sandy Tosh, 77, of Libby, passed away early Oct. 19, 2019. Sandy was a loving wife, mother, grandma, sister and friend to many.Born Sandra C. Smith on Sept. 30, 1942, in Oak Ridge, Penn., Sandy was raised by her late grandfather, John Park ...

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Julie R. Norton, 43

November 05, 2019 at 9:42 am

Julie R. Norton, 43, died on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, of natural causes in her home in Troy. Services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Troy Christian Fellowship. Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby. ...

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David Duane-Thomas Arnold, 52

November 05, 2019 at 9:50 am

David Duane-Thomas Arnold, 52, died Oct. 25, 2019, in Libby of natural causes. He was born Feb. 19, 1967, in Whitefish to Walter and Elaine Arnold. He attended school at Columbia Falls, and was a third generation railroad worker.David was ...

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Todd Dean Berget

November 05, 2019 at 9:50 am

Todd Berget passed away in the early morning hours on Oct. 29, 2019 following a severe stroke. He was born November 25, 1964, in Turtle Lake, N.D., to Janice and Charles Berget and came with his family to Libby the following year. Todd grad...

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Shirley Brown

November 05, 2019 at 9:51 am

Shirley Brown was welcomed home on Oct. 28, 2019. Shirley was born in Libby on Dec. 14, 1936. She grew up with her many cousins and spoke fondly of her childhood. She met the love of her life, Russell Brown, while he was in the Air Force an...

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Marcia Ronan, 78

November 05, 2019 at 9:55 am

Marcia Ronan, the sweetest human being we have ever known, died at the age of 78 on Oct. 22 at her home in Libby. She was born April 20, 1941, to John and Lottie Jones in Gridley, Calif. Marcia married George Ronan on August 26, 1960, in Or...

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