Obituaries

James Sichting

January 18, 2019 at 12:40 pm

James Goddard Sichting, 77, died Jan. 15, 2019, at his home on Pipe Creek. He was born April 27, 1941 to Frank and Bessie Sichting in Libby. Jim was the youngest of four brothers and one sister that all pre-decease him. Jim was born and rai...

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Wayne H. Moser

January 18, 2019 at 12:40 pm

Wayne H. Moser (Dan), 77, of Troy, died peacefully at home Jan. 4, 2019. Dan was surrounded by his family, knowing how very much he was loved. Dan was born July 15, 1941 to Howard and Beatrice Pearson Moser, Everett, Washington. He grew up ...

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Barry Adkins

January 18, 2019 at 12:40 pm

Barry W. Adkins, 61, born in Libby on May 31, 1957, passed away Jan. 15, 2019.A full obituary will follow in a later edition.

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Mary Elizabeth Auge

January 18, 2019 at 12:39 pm

Mary Elizabeth Auge, 83, passed in her sleep Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Libby after a brief illness.Mary was born May 3, 1935 in Grand Rond, Oregon to Albert and Thelma Smith. She’s preceded in death by her parents and brother Samuel Smith.M...

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Margaret “Peggy” Hurd

January 18, 2019 at 12:39 pm

Beloved mother, wife, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend Peggy Hurd passed away on Jan. 8 of a heart attack while at Kalispell Regional Hospital. She was 77 years old and had been married to Gary “Herbie” Hurd for 55 years.Pe...

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Wayne Fisher

January 15, 2019 at 3:00 am

Wayne Fisher of Troy, 62, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9. Born in Libby on Oct. 23, 1956, Fisher was raised in Troy. He went to Troy schools from kindergarten through graduation and then entered the U.S. Navy. He spent four years sailing the...

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Donald Benefield

January 11, 2019 at 4:42 pm

Donald C. Benefield, 77, passed away Jan. 6, 2019, at his home in Libby with his family by his side.He was born April 16, 1941 in Eureka to Clay and Leona Benefield. On June 17, 1961 he married Barbara Ward in Coeur d’ Alene. Don worked var...

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Nancy Sagen

January 11, 2019 at 4:44 pm

Nancy Ann Elverud Sagen passed away Dec. 26, 2018 in Mesa, Arizona.She was born in Jordan, Montana, on Jan. 7, 1940 to Edward “Ted” Elverud and Julie Alice Irene Wheeler Elverud. She was raised in Pablo, Montana. She married Kenneth Sagen i...

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Larry Choate

January 08, 2019 at 5:09 pm

Larry E. Choate, 71, died Dec. 7, 2018, at his home in Libby of natural causes. He was born on Jan. 25, 1947, to Edward and Enid Choate in Redding, Calif.Larry enlisted into the U.S. Army and served two tours in Vietnam. He was honorably di...

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Marjory Moe

January 08, 2019 at 5:09 pm

Marjory (Marge) A. Moe, 75, passed away peacefully on Jan. 2, 2019, in the Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in Libby in company of loved ones.Marge was the third child of four born to Walter and Virginia Deurmier in Wagner, S.D., on Oct. 4, 194...

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