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Louise Veronica Andrew

September 27, 1934 — March 6, 2024

Lonepine

Louise V.  Andrew passed away at her home in Niarada on March 6th, 2024, surrounded by her family.

Louise was born September 27th, 1934, in Niarada to Charles James Andrew and Mary Lefthand Andrew. She was a Cultural Consultant on the Elders Advisory Committee at KCC, and one of the last fluent Kootenai Language Speakers, Firefighting Crew boss known as the Broad Squad where her nieces worked beside her. Tree thinning, post and poling, and cut Christmas trees with her husband.

Her favorite past times included going to the casino, going for rides in the woods and having family picnics. Holiday dinners were always held at the Old House. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Mathias “Matt” Buckskin-Michel.  parents, Charles and Mary, her sisters Anna Tenas, (Thomas Tenas) Mary Catherine Andrew, Marie Stasso (Pete Stasso) and Dianne Auld (Jimmy Auld), her son Lynn Jo- Stasso and daughter AnaLisa McDonough. 

She is survived by her children Lyle Andrew, Lisa King, Llewellyn Stasso, and Sandra Andrew (Mike Kenmille); and her grandchildren Shawna Tenas, Casper Tenas (Kimberly Joseph) Michael Tenas (Jacinda), Stanley Kenmille, Camillia Kenmille, Michelle Kenmille (Bow) and Lyndsay Andrew. As well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, & cousins as well as many other family and friends. 

Gram was an honest woman full of wit and wasn’t afraid to tell it like it is. 

A rosary will be held on Friday, March 8, 2024, at 8:00 pm, and funeral service on Saturday, March 9th at 9:00 am, all at The Lake Funeral Home. A burial will follow at Elmo Cemetery.
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Rosary

Friday, March 8, 2024

8:00 - 9:00 pm (Mountain time)

The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory

101 6th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 9, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am (Mountain time)

The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory

101 6th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860

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