Obituaries

Robert Dedrick

January 08, 2019 at 5:09 pm

Robert William (Bobby Bolles) Dedrick, 87, passed away Dec. 30, 2018, in Libby from cancer related to asbestosis. He was born in the old hospital building still existing across from the Lee Gehring Memorial Field in Libby on July 7, 1931, t...

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Nancy Sagen

January 04, 2019 at 5:27 pm

Nancy Sagen of Libby, 78 years old, died Dec. 26, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. A full obituary and memorial information will follow in a later edition.

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Joann Brems Richardson

December 28, 2018 at 1:50 pm

Joann Brems Richardson of Troy died on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.She was born May 6, 1938 to Frank and Eleanor Stindt. Joann worked for the U.S. Postal Service in San Diego, Calif. until her move to Troy in 1986.She enjoyed bowling, traveling, ...

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Richard L. Viereck

December 21, 2018 at 4:45 pm

Richard L. Viereck, 73, died Saturday, Dec. 15, at his home in Libby. A full obituary will appear in a later edition. Condolences and memories may be shared online by visiting www.schnackenbergfh.com....

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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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