Wesley Vert

Wesley Thomas "Wes" Vert Sr.

Tuesday, June 24th, 1924 - Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Wesley Thomas Vert Sr., age 94, passed away on March 6, 2019 in Polson, MT. Wes was born to Clarence and Julia Vert on June 24, 1924 in Big Arm, MT. He graduated from Polson High School and joined the Navy. After 2 years in the Navy, Wes moved to Portland, OR and attended aeronautics school and then joined the Air Force which he made his career for 21 years. He met and married Madge Elaine Voorhies on June 6, 1947. Their marriage was blessed with 4 children. He was ordained a Deacon in the Catholic Church and ministered to many people, and touched so many lives over a course of 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Wesley Thomas Vert Jr. (Tom), and seven brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Madge, daughter Tami (Ken) Avison of Polson, sons Steve Vert of Polson, and Chris Vert of Seattle, daughter-in-law Sadie Vert of Minnesota, grandchildren Jason, Kevin, Ryan, Steve Jr., Kori Jo, Sarah, Gary, Danielle, and Wesley Vert III, and many great-grandchildren.

A rosary will be held Sunday, March 10th at 7:00 pm and a funeral mass will be Monday, March 11th at 11:00 am, all at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Polson. Burial with full military honors will be at Lakeview Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday, March 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, March 11th, 2019 11:00am
    Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
    1002 4th Ave. E.
    Polson, MT
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  • Interment

    Lake View Cemetery
    2000 Hillcrest Dr.
    Polson, MT 59860
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Gene & Julie Conrad

Posted at 05:27pm
So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with your family.
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Bruce Agrella

Posted at 10:59am
Madge and Vert family, We were so saddened to hear of Wes's passing. He was one of the first people we met when we moved to Polson 52 years ago. He was such a nice person. Our hearts go out to you. Bruce and Jan Agrella

Gary, Sarah, Dani, Claire, & Blake

Posted at 12:05pm
We will miss our Papa and will cherish the wonderful memories we have with him. He was a gentle man with the kindest heart. Our prayers are with you.
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