Obituaries

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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Gene “Sonny” Edward Chappell, 82

October 25, 2019 at 10:14 am

Gene “Sonny” Edward Chappell, 82, of Libby passed away Oct. 13, 2019, of a sudden stroke at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. He was born in Lead Hill, Ark., on Sept. 18, 1937, to Guy and Geneva Chappell. He spent his early childhood in Le...

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Joy Olson

October 22, 2019 at 9:54 am

Joy Olson, 96, of Great Falls, passed away Oct. 5, 2019.A funeral service will be held Nov. 15, 2019, at 1 p.m., with visitation occurring an hour prior, at Christ Lutheran Church in Libby. The burial will follow at Libby Cemetery.Joy was b...

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Gene “Sonny” Edward Chappell, 82

October 22, 2019 at 9:58 am

Gene “Sonny” Edward Chappell, 82, of Libby passed away Oct. 13, 2019, of a sudden stroke at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. He was born in Lead Hill, Ark., on Sept. 18, 1937, to Guy and Geneva Chappell. He spent his early childhood in Le...

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Rusty Louie Graves, 48

October 22, 2019 at 9:58 am

Rusty Louie Graves, 48, died Oct. 14, 2019, at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center. He was born Jan. 9, 1971, in Libby to Russell and Lois Graves.Rusty enlisted in the U.S. Army National Guard in 1989. He married Angie Florez on Oct. 8, 1998, in E...

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Joanne Doris Kinsey-Snyder

October 18, 2019 at 9:16 am

Joanne Doris Kinsey-Snyder died Oct. 2, 2019, in Chico, Calif., after a courageous battle with cancer. Joanne was born in San Diego on April 2, 1952, to John and Marianne Kinsey.She lived in Paradise, Calif., for several years before moving...

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Robert “Bob” Westfall

October 18, 2019 at 9:17 am

Robert “Bob” Westfall died in the early morning hours of Oct. 5, 2019, at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center.Bob was born in 1940 in Billings, Mont., to Clifford and Dorothy Westfall. He married Lana Fetters Westfall in Butte, Mont., in 1964. He ...

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Greg Wayne Phillips

October 18, 2019 at 9:17 am

Greg Phillips, beloved husband, fa-ther, brother and friend, died at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Kalispell, Mont., on Oct. 11, 2019, surrounded by family and friends.Greg was born in Libby, Montana, on June 21, 1946, to Ellis Bradley...

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Daniel Joseph Mueller,77

October 15, 2019 at 9:40 am

Daniel Joseph Mueller passed away Sept. 2, 2019. He was born June 6, 1942, in Billings, to Joe and Virginia (Kennedy) Mueller. He attended Billings Central Catholic High School and later Carroll College in Helena. He earned a master’s degre...

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Howard Lyle Paullin, 84

October 15, 2019 at 9:40 am

Howard Lyle Paullin, 84, of Libby, lost his battle with cancer Oct. 4, 2019.He was surrounded by family. He was born to Leelland and Buela Paullin of the Kalispell, Mont.Howard was a very kind and generous man. He was a volunteer for the Li...

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