Obituaries

Laura Christine Cooper

March 21, 2017 at 12:42 pm

Loving wife, mother, sister, daughter, auntie and friend, Laura Cooper was taken suddenly on Tuesday morning, March 14, 2017, in an automobile accident on Highway 56. She leaves behind her husband and son, Dave and Holden Cooper of Troy, h...

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Memorial service for Hugh E. Swimley

March 21, 2017 at 12:49 pm

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service is planned to commemorate the life of Hugh E. Swimley, formerly of Libby. Hugh E. Swimley passed away on Dec. 26, 2016 in Surprise, Arizona.Hugh was very active in the Libby Volunteer Firemen Associat...

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Ruth Marie Magee

March 21, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Ruth Marie Magee, 90, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Pennsylvania, March 10, 2017. She was formerly of Libby, Mont. and Crestview, Fla. She was born Aug. 21, 1926 in Bassett, Neb. to Sarah Ethel and Louis Frank Burgett, ...

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Brooke Thornton Jaqueth

March 16, 2017 at 1:48 pm

Brooke Thornton Jaqueth passed away on March 6, 2017, in Missoula, due to complications from pneumonia. She was born in Libby, on Dec. 27, 1961 to Bob and Wanda Jaqueth, the fourth of five children. Brooke attended school in Libby; she was ...

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David Rolfson

March 16, 2017 at 1:48 pm

David Rolfson, 67, of rural Watford City, passed away, Monday, March 6, 2016 at his rural Watford City residence.David Arkjer Rolfson was born on Nov. 26, 1949 to Arkjer and Ruth (Bertinuson) Rolfson, the second of three children.He grew up...

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Velma Irene Rosendahl Birge

March 07, 2017 at 3:00 am

Velma Irene Rosendahl Birge, 91, passed from this life to the next, Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Libby Care Center. She was born Oct. 25, 1925, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Henry and Teckla Nelson Rosendahl, the younger of two daughters...

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Rosalie Racheal Wenholz

March 07, 2017 at 3:00 am

Rosalie Racheal Wenholz (Ecklund) passed away peacefully in her home with her husband by her side on Jan. 25 in Libby, Montana. She was born Feb. 10, 1939 in Kenmare, North Dakota to Roy and Veronica Ecklund. At the age of 3 she traveled wi...

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Paul Edward Sikes

March 03, 2017 at 10:34 am

Paul Edward Sikes, 94, of Libby passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at the Libby Care Center of natural causes. Services for Paul will be held at a later date and a full obituary will appear at that time. Arrangements are under the care of S...

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Paul Fredrick “Fred” Henke

February 28, 2017 at 9:15 am

Paul Fredrick “Fred” Henke, M.D. passed away at home unexpectedly on Feb. 15, 2017, from complications of pneumonia in the arms of his beloved “Ms. Jinger.” Fred was born in Alva, Okla., on Nov. 14, 1948, to Clete Edward and Virginia Ray H...

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Eileen M. Morey

February 28, 2017 at 9:22 am

Eileen M. Morey, 85, of Libby, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at home. She was with family and friends and will be missed for a lifetime.Eileen was born on Nov. 30, 1931, in Bottiknow, ND, to Paul and Lillian Kjos. She married Jim M...

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