Obituaries

Mark E. Jaqueth, 66

September 10, 2019 at 11:40 am

Mark Erford Jaqueth, 66, passed away peacefully of natural causes, at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019.Mark was born Nov. 6, 1952, in Libby to Bob and Wanda Jaqueth where he and the remainder of the five children ...

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Barbara Jean Sagar Sears

August 30, 2019 at 11:00 am

Barbara Jean Sagar Sears graced this earth on March 23, 1943 and left a giant hole in our hearts on Aug. 25, 2019, with family and friend by her side. Barbara was born in Butte to Joseph and Helen (Severs) Sagar. She was raised in Butte a...

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Thomas Van Swearingen, 73

August 30, 2019 at 11:00 am

Thomas Van Swearingen, 73, of Libby, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 at Kalispell Regional Medical Center after a long battle with multiple medical issues.Van was born to Walter and Dorothy Swearingen on March 12, 1946 in Chillacothe, M...

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William and Jennie Jo Buyske

August 30, 2019 at 11:00 am

William J. (Bill) Buyske passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 8, 2019. Bill was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Oct. 16, 1926. Bill led a full life and loved telling stories about the adventures he had as a youth through his adult lif...

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Nicholas D. Ferguson, 90

August 27, 2019 at 3:11 pm

Nicholas D. Ferguson, 90, of Libby, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 of natural causes at his home in Libby. He was born Jan. 27, 1929 in a country farm home two miles north of Oregon, MO, the third surviving child of John and Ina (Field) ...

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Albert O. Nixon, 91

August 23, 2019 at 3:00 am

Albert O. Nixon, 91, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at his home in Libby. Albert was born on June 19, 1928 to Worth and Lela (Johnson) Nixon in Libby and was the oldest of three brothers, Ray and Doug Nixon. Albert spent his childhood...

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Nicholas “Nick” Ferguson, 90

August 23, 2019 at 3:00 am

Nicholas “Nick” Ferguson, 90, died on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 at his home in Libby of natural causes.Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 at Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby. Services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 26,...

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Theresa C. Schneider, 80

August 23, 2019 at 3:00 am

Theresa C. Schneider, 80, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 in Libby. She was born on Janu. 14, 1939 in Baker. She was raised on her family ranch by her parents Theodore and Barbara Bruha. She was the youngest of s...

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Beth Rene (Nobles) Iliff, 61

August 23, 2019 at 3:00 am

Beth Rene (Nobles) Iliff, 61, of Libby, transitioned peacefully to her heavenly abode on May 25, 2019 to nurture and mentor an even larger family than she left here on earth. A celebration of Beth’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturd...

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George Raymond Cochran, 87

August 20, 2019 at 11:13 am

George Raymond Cochran, 87, died on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 at Libby Care Center. He was born at La Junta, Colorado into a family that raised cattle. Being a cowboy with his father and brother started his enthusiasm for the outdoors. The fam...

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