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FORT MISSOULA Body believed to be suicide victim

NEW MEXICO Blackfeet hatbox Best of Show

A decomposed body was found Sunday afternoon by a walker exploring the Fort Missoula area near the Bitterroot River. Missoula County sheriff’s deputies were called to a spot between the river and the water tower at Fort Missoula about 4:15 p.m., where they identified the body of a male who appeared to have died of suicide, said Sheriff Carl Ibsen. The body was taken to the Montana State Crime Lab for an autopsy. The incident remains under investigation, but it is believed the body had been in the spot where it was discovered for a week or more. Foul play is not suspected. Betsy Cohen, Missoulian

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A woman from the Blackfeet Nation of Montana has won this year’s Best of Show award at the Santa Fe Indian Market. Jackie Bread’s piece, titled “Memory Keeper” is a colorful beaded hatbox featuring the image of a Native American man. The box also has two pouches with sepia-tone images of other faces, which are also made of beads. Bread said the market is the highlight of her year. Her family says the faces on the hatbox represent Beard’s relatives. More than 60 jurors looked through hundreds of pieces from 400 artists to pick the winner. The market, in its 92nd year, ended Sunday afternoon.

| DEATH NOTICES | Jean Reynolds Fotland HAMILTON – Jean Reynolds Fotland, 94, of Hamilton, died Sunday, Aug. 18. Arrangements are with the Daly-Leach Chapel.

Bonnie R. Evers DARBY – Bonnie R. Evers, 73, of Darby, died Saturday,

Aug. 17, at the Marcus Daly Hospice. Arrangements are with the Daly-Leach Chapel.

Cletus L. Weber MISSOULA – Cletus L. Weber, 83, died Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Riverside Health Care Center. Memorial services will be announced by the Cremation and Burial Society of the Rockies.

| PUBLIC RECORDS | Marriages Alyssa Caitlin Bennett and David Charles Evans, Aug. 10 Molly Beth Hays and Jason Peter Mellema, Aug. 9 Rebecca Esther Goe and Eric Steven Midtlyng, July 6 Ruth Ann Singer and Charles Allen Chesbro, Aug. 10 Sarah Tamar Raz and Joshua Yoder Tack, Aug. 3 Sherry Ann Denny and Paul Conrad Hauser, June 22 Tricia Ann Opstad and Joshua Thomas Quick, July 20 Caitlin Grace Yarchever and Andrew James Freeman, Aug. 10 Lara Elizabeth James and James Lee Forsness, Aug. 10 Justynne Julea Pedersen and Young Kil Meismer Jackson, Aug. 3 Danielle Meghan Crockett and Nicholas Andrew Nordwick, Aug. 3 Nicole Angeline Lanzel and Andrew Hans Stolle, Aug. 3 Patricia Lee McGinity and Matt Fritz Raible, July 27 Molly Mairaid Schulte and Leon Paul Kavis Jr., Aug. 10 Kendra Colleen Zander and Daniel Vernon Thisselle, Aug. 10 Erin Rae Maier and Brock John Alonzo, Aug. 10 Christine Marie Manson and Merlin Lane Sorensen, July 27 Amy Marie Schaer and Daniel Joseph Young, July 20 Jessa Ann Loman Linford and Brandon Gregory Brooks, July 27 Dolores Marlene Torres and Alfred James Malatare, July 3 Brita Kristine Thompson and Derek Alan Buerkle, Aug. 10 Anne Marie Hanks and Gregg Andrew Hancock, July 27 Katie Jo Smith and Tyson Eugene Manzanares, Aug. 10 Brynn Emma Moll and Daniel Dees Cadigan, Aug. 10 Jordan Rhodes Kilby and Jason Troy Marks, Aug. 9 Teri McGarry Legato and David Jeffrey Crowder, Aug. 12 Briana Elaine Schwandt and Corby Jon Kottke, Aug. 10 Anne Christine Garretson and Greg Dean Lovellette, Aug. 4 Donelle Marie Weston and Jake Kimbal Gryphon, Aug. 10 Shawna Marie Wohl and Daren Michael Donnelly, Aug. 10 Diana Louise Bjorgen and Chad Owen Yurko, Aug. 10 Lauren Kalle Dahmer and Jacob Curtis Parks, Aug. 3 Chelsea Lynn Rayfield and Michael Roy Schneider, Aug. 10 Catherine Lee Cook and Sean Michael Dennehy, Aug. 9 Amy Lola Olson and Brian Allen Crail, Aug. 10 Hana Yoshikawa and Trenton Stephen Page, Aug. 10 Morgan Siobhan McEldery and Jeffrey Alec McNeill, Aug. 10 Riley Eden Thomas and Joshua Lee Warren, Aug. 9 Kimberly Rae Kautz and

Anthony Jon Burns, Aug. 10 Dawn Michelle Froehlich and Tyrell William Verley, Aug. 11 Tamra Marie O’Reilly and Chad Patrick Espinoza, Aug. 10 Caroline Victoria Iron and Jordan Lloyd Little Whirlwind, Aug. 12 Tammany Laura Mae Stolle and Kenneth Edward Andrade, Aug. 9 Cynthia Lorraine Hedrick and Russell Paul Heward, Aug. 12 Bhawana Poudel and Tek Bahadur Chhetri, Aug. 14 Ashley Lynne Urick and Kevin Bradford Hall, Aug. 14

DUI convictions Municipal Court Kimberly Allen, 23, of Missoula, per se Ross H. Bittner, 58, of Missoula Emma R. Bryson, 26, of Missoula, per se Daniel H. Kobayashi-Quintero, 30, of Missoula, per se Brandon J. Lacefield, 31, of Hoquiam, Wash., per se Alex Lee Lawrenson, 22, of Missoula Derreck A. Lynn, 22, of Missoula, aggravated DUI Gina A. Medina, 40, of Missoula, per se Thayer Nicolaus, 32, of Missoula, aggravated DUI Benjamin Scott Simpson, 29, of Missoula, per se Justice Court Beth Elaine Perine, 41, of Missoula

Felony sentences U.S. District Court Ronald Jay Miller, 56, of Helena, was sentenced for accessing with intent to view child pornography to 10 years in prison followed by 20 years of supervised release. Curtis Keith Tichenor, 53, of Deer Lodge, was sentenced for robbery affecting commerce, brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence and felon in possession of a firearm to 20 1/2 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release; and was ordered to pay $4,775.00 restitution.

Sexual offenders Virgel Eugene Harrison, 1540 W. Broadway, Missoula

Violent offenders Anthony Lee Harnden, 1427 W. Broadway, Room 143, Missoula Brian Llewellyn Hawk, 4545 Bailey St., Missoula James Joseph Fiorino, transient, Missoula Daniel Winfield Wren, 4070 Lona Court, Missoula

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STEVENSVILLE – Daniel E. “Dan” Hastings died suddenly and unexpectedly of natural causes at his home Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, three days short of his 67th birthday. He was born Aug. 18, 1946, the eldest of nine in Butte, America, to Ed and Ann (O’Gara) Hastings. He attended St. Mary’s Grade School and graduated from Butte Central High School in 1964. The following year, he and his close friend E.J. Gordon enlisted in the Navy. He served aboard the USS Repose until his honorable discharge. Dan married Terry Wallace of Butte and had three children, Mike, Shauna and Steve. They were later divorced. In 1978, he married Barbara Hastings (Swick) Hastings in Miles City. They immediately moved to Missoula and a few years later to the Stevensville area, where they have resided since. Before retiring, Dan had worked a total of 26 years in the electrician/fiber-optic trade (majority with Mountain Bell/US West/Qwest). During his retirement, he found out that “idle hands are the devil’s workshop” and returned to work before retiring again in 2007. Dan was a staunch union supporter and was a union steward of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 233 for many years. During retirement, he was active in the American Legion Post 94 and recently served as commander, a title of which he was extremely proud. Dan was also a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Mountains Council. He enjoyed many activities, but was always happiest when he was with family. He realized a lifelong dream with a trip to Ireland in 2007. Dan was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents; infant brother, Michael; and sister, Patti (Trevena). He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Barbara; his five children, Michael of Missoula, Shauna (Bob) Yelverton of Wichita, Kan., Steve of Horatio, Ark., David of Laurel and Danny of Missoula; grandchildren, Chance and Sierra; brothers and sisters, Mary Kay Rowlett of Cottage Grove, Ore., Jodi (Ed) Morgan of Coeur d’Alene Idaho, Sharon (Randy) Guizzo of Butte, Ed (Diane) Hastings of Helena, Tom Hastings of Helena and John (Tawana) Hastings of Iowa; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Also surviving Dan are his mother-in-law, Ethel Swick of Miles City; and brothers-in-law, Bruce (Carol) Swick of Helena and Bob (Jeanne) Swick of Moorhead, Minn., and their families. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at St. Mary’s Parish, 333 Charlos, in Stevensville, where the funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21. Military honors will be provided by the Stevensville American Legion Post 94. Inurnment will take place at the Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum, 4700 Harrison Ave., in Butte at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22. Memorials may be made to the Butte Central Education Foundation, P.O. Box 634, Butte, MT; St. Mary’s Parish; Pantry Partners; or a charity of your choice. “Tap’er light, pard.” Condolences and memories may be left for the family at whitesittfuneralhome.com.

GEORGETOWN LAKE – Life here on Earth for me will be forever changed as my husband, Timothy Calvin Kendall Sr., joined our beloved son, Timmy Kendall Jr., at the gates of heaven Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. He was surrounded by his loving family as his courageous battle with cancer came to a close. Tim departed from this world on his mother’s birthday. Tim was born Feb. 4, 1949, in Spokane to Calvin Husten Kendall and Alice Valeria Kopnski. Tim grew up in Eureka, Calif. Later in his teen years, the family moved to Kendall Weaverville, Calif., where he graduated from high school. He later attended Shasta Junior College in Redding, Calif. In 1971, Tim graduated from Chico State College in Chico, Calif., with a bachelor’s degree in business. He married his “browneyed beauty,” Judith C. Kellner, on July 24, 1970. The definition of “true love” would describe Tim and Judy in their 43 years of marriage, partnering in everything they did. Together they raised three magnificent children, Timmy Jr., Travis and Jennie. Tim embraced his children through good times and bad, with the mind-set that no one could be more productive, better equipped or talented with any task. His children were the “apple of his eye.” God continued to bless Tim and Judy with eight beautiful grandchildren who brought them so much joy and comfort. Tim worked for ITT Continental Baking Co. in Portland, Ore., University of Montana, Missoula First Credit Union and for his wife at Kendall’s Kiddy Kare, where Tim was fondly called Bobo by the children. One of his daily routines would be napping with a baby in his arms. Tim’s greatest and first love was his love for God. His other passions included golf, fishing, hunting, hiking, exploring mountain lakes and the great wilderness of Montana. Tim and Judy retired in 2010 to their cabin at Georgetown Lake, where they spent endless hours working in their yard, enjoying latenight campfires and the gorgeous sunsets from their deck. However, Tim’s greatest and first love was his love for God. Tim was preceded in death by his oldest son, Timmy Jr.; his father, Calvin Husten; his mother, Alice Valeria; and his sister, Phyllis Foise. Tim is survived by his beloved Judy Kendall of Georgetown Lake; his greatest joys, Travis (Michelle) Kendall of Florence and Jennie (Matt) Preusser of Mansfield, Texas; his brother and golfing buddy, Terry (Debbie) Kendall of Missoula; his precious grandchildren, Arin, Molly, Calvin, Abby, Kendall, Ivy, Maddox and Zoe; his priceless nieces and nephews; and his many devoted friends. The family wishes to express their heartfelt appreciation to Anaconda Pintler Hospice and a special thanks to Frances Robbins, Shelia Connell and Bonnie Schaefer for their beloved care and limitless compassion. We will be forever indebted to you all. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Cornerstone Ministries in Lolo. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Anaconda Pintler Hospice, 118 E. Seventh St., Anaconda, MT 59711. “They that love beyond the world cannot be separated. Death cannot kill what never dies.” – William Penn Until we meet again, you, Tim Kendall, will be forever in “our” hearts.

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Clayton ‘Clay’ Gallagher MISSOULA – Clayton “Clay” Gallagher, 85, of Missoula, passed away peacefully in his Montana home Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, following a long battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Clay was born Sept. 29, 1927, to James A. and Londa Micheals Gallagher on a ranch near Cohagen. The family moved to Missoula in 1942, when Clay was only 14 years old. Gallagher He went right to work and learned a variety of skills and trades. He was able to do “just about anything,” including farm work and general labor. He worked in machine shops and learned how to repair farm machinery. Clay went to welding school and over the next 48 years he used this skill both in his own shop welding and fabricating wood stoves, fireplace inserts, snowplows and utility trailers, as well as for paid work. He continued welding and personal shop work well after retirement, building and selling his last utility trailer in the summer of 2011. When Clay turned 18 years old, he registered for the draft and was in the Army one month later. He was stationed in Germany for 2 1/2 years, and it was during this time that he met and married his first wife, Anna Katzl. Clay received his honorable discharge in 1948, and he and Anna moved back to Missoula. Clay went to work for the Northern Pacific Railroad in

1949 in the car shops. His work continued with his main career as a carman for the Northern Pacific Railroad, which was later renamed Burlington Northern. Sometime in the mid- to late 1980s, Montana Rail Link bought out Burlington Northern. Along with other work, Clay continued his railroad career and retired in July 1989 after 40 years of service. One year earlier, in September 1988, Clay married Judith “Judy” Paxton in the backyard of his brother Marvin’s home in Missoula. Clay enjoyed his retirement and kept very busy in his shop for the next several years. He built and fixed many things for his friends and neighbors. In 2003 he and Judy bought a second home in Yuma, Ariz. They spent winters in Arizona and summers in Montana. Survivors include his wife, Judith Gallagher of Missoula; four daughters and their families, Renate (Richard) Hagerman of Missoula, Bonnie Gallagher of Pomona, Calif., Carol (John) Beckemyer of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Lela (Robert) Tillotson of Missoula; two sisters, Edith Pluhar of Cohagen and Velma (Durham) of Petaluma, Calif.; one brother, Marvin Gallagher of Missoula; and many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Services are planned for sometime in September when family can be present, location to be determined. Inquiries may be directed to Lela Tillotson of Missoula at (406) 239-9574. Daddy, we love you and miss you, and take comfort that you are in Our Lord’s hands – Love, Lela, Renate, Bonnie and Carol

Rex E. Overton HAMILTON – Rex E. Overton, 95, of Hamilton, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at the Discovery Care Centre. He was born May 18, 1918, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Elwood and Alta (Medearis) Overton. Rex was raised and educated in Missouri and Idaho. He loved playing football in high school and eventually the military as well. Rex graduated from high Overton school in Buhl, Idaho, in 1939. After high school, he joined the Idaho National Guard. In 1942, Rex enlisted into the U.S. Navy and served as a pharmacist’s mate first class until his honorable discharge Oct. 15, 1945. Rex married Genevieve Estes on Oct. 18, 1945, and they resided in Seattle. A short time later, Rex and Genevieve homesteaded in Idaho and began farming in Monteview, Idaho. Farming was truly what Rex loved to do, and in 1952 he moved his family to the Bitterroot Valley and continued to farm. He did many things throughout his working years, including working at the Intermountain sawmill in Darby and mining up Rye Creek. His last 20 years of work were spent at Rocky Mountain Laboratories

until he retired in 1982. Genevieve passed away in 1987. Rex married Viola Brown on June 18, 1988, in Stevensville. Rex enjoyed fishing and watching football, especially the University of Montana Grizzlies. He was a very active church member throughout his life and taught Sunday school for many years. Rex was preceded in death by his first wife, Genevieve; his parents; two brothers, Wayne and Dale Overton; stepbrother, Robert Dunn; stepdaughter, Elnora Sullivan; and greatgranddaughter, Nichole Davis. He is survived by his wife, Viola Overton of Hamilton; son, Michael Overton and wife Darcy of Monteview; daughter, Susan Haringa and husband Ron of Seattle; four stepdaughters, Peggy Cope and husband Bill of Bozeman, Kim Childs and husband Dave of Tacoma, Wash., Sheila Neaves of Stevensville and Janis Layne of Kalamazoo, Mich.; stepbrother, John Dunn of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; 15 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Daly-Leach Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at the Daly-Leach Chapel with burial and military honors to follow at Riverview Cemetery. Condolences may be left for the family at dalyleachchapel.com.

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