Chance David

Libby, 20

Chance David Collier, 20, died on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in Kalispell.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Schnackenberg
Funeral Home in Libby.

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and memories may be shared by visiting:

Glenda G.
Christmann, 69

Glenda G. Christmann, 69, died on Saturday, June 12.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 18, at Milnor Lake Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.


Pamela Dianne
Troy, 75


Pamela Dianne Dalby, 75, of Troy passed away on April 4, 2021 in her home on Bull Lake.

She was born on
February 2, 1946 at
Pasadena, Calif. to Harry and Pauline Dalby.

Pamela was known
as a wonderful and
dedicated mother to her two daughters.

She found joy in
creating a beautiful
garden with flowers and nourishing vegetables.

She was a lifelong entrepreneur, starting many businesses from a pizza restaurant to a Bed and Breakfast.

While she was
fiercely independent and strong willed, she had a big heart and helped
anyone she could.

She was a loyal friend and loved entertaining as much as she could.

She is survived by
her partner George Allred, and her two daughters, Katrina and Kirin.

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.

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Edgar Carl

Troy, 80

Edgar Carl Farnham, 80, died on Sunday,
June 6, 2021 at Libby
Care Center. He was
born on June 26, 1940
at Sacramento, Calif.
to Edgar and Agnes
Farnham.  He graduated from high school in San Juan, Calif.

Edgar married Rita
A. Tillett at Carson City, Nev. and they were
married for 62 years,
4 months and 8 days.

He worked for AT&T in California and then for seven years in New York. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus,
4th Degree; the Elks
Club; and Native Son of California.  He was an
avid golfer, hunter and fisherman.

He was preceded in death by a sister Barbara Beard.

Survivors include his wife Rita Farnham, Troy, Mont.; sons Carl A.
Farnham, Washoe Valley, Nev.; Howard V. Farnham, Troy, Mont.; a sister Jan Olk; 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Parish vigil will
be held at 7:00 p.m. on
Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.

Services will be held
at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 11 at St. Joseph
Catholic Church in Libby.

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.

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Melvin W.
Libby, 80

Melvin (Mel) W.
Bloom, 80, passed away at Kalispell Regional
Hospital on November 13, 2020. He was born in
Bozeman, Mont. to Claude and Lottie (Murray) Bloom.

The family moved to Libby when Mel was 7 years old. With the exception of a couple of years, he lived in Libby until his passing.

Mel had a love of
cars and spent all of his spare time (and then some) working on them and encouraging his kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids to have a
keep appreciation of
everything Mopar.

When his grandson was only 14 years old, he decided he wanted to race stockcars, asking Grampa to build one for him. Mel and his grandson raced together in Kalispell,
Post Falls, Yakima and
Las Vegas. Mel helped his grandson win many races and a championship at one time.

The grandson races cars to this day, always saying that Grampa is in that car with him.

Mel and Nancy also traveled the state helping their great-grandson race motocross, culminating in a state championship.

Many hours were also spent in the grandstands watching a granddaughter play softball and volleyball and later going to many softball and volleyball games of the great-granddaughters.

Mel’s grandkids and great-grandkids were the light of his life!

Mel also had a love
of firearms. He was a graduate gunsmith and helped many local sportsman keep their firearms in tip-top condition while teaching his grandkids and great-grandkids
firearm safety.

He was a lifetime member of the NRA, a life member of the North American Hunting Club and a life member of the American Gunsmithing Association.

Mel began his working life at Lloyds Tune-up before moving to Lewistown where their son Gerry was born. Mel and his wife, Nancy, returned to Libby where daughter, Glenda, was then born.

Mel worked at Cabinet View Motors for several years and then spent a couple of year in East
Helena working construction for Davey PowerGas.

He returned to Libby and worked at Valley
Motor/Carquest for 23 years before retiring.

The family made their home in Libby until Mel’s passing.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Nancy Riley Bloom; his sister Lorraine Barkhoff and her significant other Gene Hutchinson of Hobson, Mont.; son Gerry of
Kalispell. Daughter
Glenda (Tom) Havens of Kalispell; grandchildren Kristy Harbaugh of
Jordon, Mont.; Zach
Havens of Kalispell;
Payton, Aspen and Kimber Anderson of Libby; and Piper, Simon, Eliza and Willa Harbaugh of Jordon, Mont.

Services will be at
11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 25, at the Libby Cemetery.

A celebration of Life will follow at the family home.