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Miriam Lee (Dolly) Vallieres, 80

| May 24, 2023 12:00 AM

Miriam Lee (Dolly) Vallieres passed away on April 26, 2023 at Logan Health due to respiratory failure, surrounded by family and friends. Dolly was born in Whitefish on Aug.1, 1942 to Miriam and Ervin Hanson.

Dolly was an amazing wife, mother and friend. She loved family activities, especially picnicking and hiking. She loved to read and greatly enjoyed 20-plus years of bookclub books and many friends. She will be greatly missed.

She was proceeded in death by daughter Kirsten, at 18 months, and parents Miriam and Ervin Hanson.

Survivors are husband, Gary; son, Brian; brother, Jerry Hanson (Rita); sister, Joan Hanson; grandchildren, Tish Shears (Josh), Alyx Morgan (Cris Counsell) and Jordyn Morgan; great-grandchildren Hunter and Tristin Shears and Waylon Counsell; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held at Lawrence Park Pavilion in Kalispell on June 8, 2023 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. It's a potluck so bring a dish and a chair.