Obituaries

Mildred Baeth Whitehouse

August 21, 2018 at 3:00 am

Our precious Mildred slipped away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on Aug. 19, 2018. She was born during a blizzard Jan. 5, 1917, in Malta to George and Myrtle Baeth. She was the fifth of 13 children. In 1926, the family moved to L...

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Curtiss Wayne Fairbrother

August 21, 2018 at 3:00 am

Curtiss Wayne Fairbrother, 50, died on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 in Libby. He was born on April 4, 1968, in Dansville, New York, to Larry Fairbrother and Melissa Drake. Curtiss loved to relax and read all kinds of books on hunting, fishing and...

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Karen Morningstar Jorgenson

August 17, 2018 at 3:00 am

Karen Morningstar Jorgenson died on Aug. 12, 2018, in Helena, due to complications from dementia. She was 70.Karen was born on Aug. 18, 1947, in Washington, D.C. to Ethel and Bernard Morningstar.Karen pursued various art mediums her entire ...

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Sandra Kay Downey

August 17, 2018 at 3:00 am

On Aug. 13, 2018, Sandra Kay Downey, 69, left us peacefully and is now in a better place and without pain. She was born Feb. 8, 1949, in Leadville, Colorado, to Ernest and Marie Williams.Throughout her years she lived a very fulfilling life...

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Juanita F. Rice

August 17, 2018 at 3:00 am

Juanita F. Rice, 79, of Libby passed away Aug. 10, 2018, at her home in Libby of natural causes. She was born Sept. 12, 1938, in Austin, Minnesota. At an early age, she moved to Roundup, where she attended school, graduating from Roundup Hi...

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James Robert Martin

August 17, 2018 at 3:00 am

Services for James Robert “Grandpa” Martin, 70, of Libby, who died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at 37880 Highway 2 in Libby (Martin Logging).Tom Obleness will officiate...

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Solomon David Sanborn

August 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

Solomon David Sanborn, 22, of Libby passed away July 28, 2018. He was born March 20, 1996, in Pascagoula, Mississippi to Sean D. and Regina Gail (Collins) Sanborn. Solomon attended school at Stillwater Christian Academy in Kalispell. After ...

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Gary ‘Red’ Morton

August 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

Early in the morning on Aug. 6, 2018, Gary “Red” Morton flew free from his pain and suffering and left behind the mortal body which had slowly betrayed him.Red was born in Seward, Alaska, on Sept. 25, 1953 to Carol “Jean” and Houston Morton...

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Chance R. Hilliard

August 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

Chance R. Hilliard, 34, of Libby, died on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.Services will be at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at the Libby Christian Church. Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby. A full obituary will appear i...

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James Robert Martin

August 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

James Robert “Grandpa” Martin, 70, of Libby died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center surrounded by family and loved ones.James was born April 21, 1948, in Newport, Washington, to Ralph and Winnifred (Harris) Martin.J...

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