Obituaries

A. Basil Canavan

December 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

Basil Canavan, 87, died Nov. 26, 2018 at Home Sweet Home in Eureka. He was born July 17, 1931 to Mortimer and Margaret Canavan. He was their only child and the first son born in America. He was raised in the Yaak and continued to live on th...

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Donald N. Swennes

December 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

Donald N. “Buck” Swennes, 88, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at Libby Care Center.He was born on Dec. 30, 1929, in Kalispell to Sidney and Amanda (Hatlen) Swennes. He graduated from Flathead High School. Buck grew up working on the fa...

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Betty Redmer Olson

December 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

Betty J. Olson, age 91, died peacefully on Dec. 1, 2018, with her husband by her side. Betty was born on Sept. 16, 1927, in Bowbells, N.D., to Herman and Helen Redmer, and was one of nine children. She grew up on the family farm and graduat...

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John A Thede, Jr.

December 13, 2018 at 3:00 am

John A Thede, Jr., 94, of Libby, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at the Libby Care Center of natural causes. He was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Glendive, Mont., to John A., Sr. and Hilda (Belle) Thede. He spent his early childhood in Richey, M...

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Dorothy Evelyn Fagg

December 11, 2018 at 7:53 am

Dorothy Evelyn Fagg, 93, of Troy, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at Libby Care Center from health related issues. Evelyn is blessed with passage to the Kingdom and to reunite with family and her husband Dale.“When God’s people close their...

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Charles O’Neil Berget

December 11, 2018 at 7:53 am

Charles O’Neil Berget passed away on Dec. 6, 2018 in Libby, surrounded by his loving family at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center. He was born on April 2, 1937, in Turtle Lake, N.D., to Ranold and Clarissa Berget. After serving in the Army Nation...

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Carl H. Burrows

December 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

Carl H. Burrows, age 66, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018 at his residence. He was born on May 19, 1952 in Trenton, N.J., the son of Henry V. and Eleanor (Rimo) Burrows.He graduated from Tech School in New Jersey and founded Burrows and ...

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Linda Bills

December 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

Linda Bills, 74, passed away on Dec. 1, 2018. She lived a life of service and caring for others. She worked many years as a nurse and EMT. She donated service for many years to the Libby Volunteer Ambulance. She also worked in business mana...

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Jean Marie Olson Harvey

December 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

Jean Marie Olson Harvey, 82, died on Dec. 4, 2018 In Caldwell, Idaho. She was born in Eau Claire, Wis., on June 17, 1936, to Lillian R. Olson Jamison and Arthur J. Olson.Jean graduated from Troy High School in 1956 and married Aaron S. Harv...

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Dorothy F. Brown

December 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

Dorothy F. Brown, 82, of Libby, Mont., was called home by our Father in Heaven on Nov. 24, 2018.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many.After graduating high school, Dorothy was ready to see the worl...

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