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“The Columbia Falls Lions Club is thinking of you at this very sad time and our prayers are with you. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Gail McLean

“Marv, Our hearts ache for you. We pray for you and remember the good times with Janet, you, and Lionism. Your friendship has been important to...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Bill and Karen West

“The PLAINS MONTANA LIONS CLUB wishes to offer our condolences. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Ken Matthiesen

“Marvin and family,We were sad to read of Janet's passing and our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the lifetime of wonderful memories help ease...Read More »
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“Marvin & Family,Celebrate Janet's life with special memories. Peace be with you today and always.Lee & Bonnie Manicke ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Lee & Bonnie Manicke

“Marvin, Jo Ann & Family- Our thoughts, prayers and sympathies have been with you during this time. May God comfort you all as you grieve and...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Guest

“Marvin and family, so sorry to hear that Janet passed. I know that you and the family will miss her greatly. Our love to all, Len and Wendy ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Len and Wendy

“Marvin,I wish to express my sympathy for the loss of Janet. The emptiness and pain left by the loss of a loved one can seem unbearable. Comfort from...Read More »
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Janet Arlene Davis Kaschke, 78, passed away May 29, 2013, at Kalispell Regional Medical Hospital. Janet was born in Martinsdale, Montana on January 26, 1935 to Elmer and Althea Davis. She graduated from Harlowtown High School in 1953, then attended college in Bozeman where she graduated with a nursing degree from Deaconess School of Nursing; a Division of Montana State College in September of 1956. Her first job as a nurse she was working for the Civil Service, Department of Public Health, in Browning, Montana. On March 22, 1957 she married Bill Young. (1957 -1966) They had two children, Wayne Howard and Melanie Rae. On August 16, 1968, she married Marvin R. Kaschke and they had one daughter, Petrina Renee'. They resided at the National Bison Range from 1966-1977, and in Lakeview, Oregon from 1977-1988. In 1988, she and her husband Marv, retired to Polson where they ran Kaschke Tree Farm and spent the last 45 years together. Janet was an avid gardener, bowler, and cook. She also loved crossword puzzles and T.V. gameshows. Throughout the years, she was very active in the Lions and Elks clubs. She was a good seamstress and craft person, often giving Christmas ornaments to the tree customers during the Christmas season. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Bill, by her parents Elmer and Althea Davis, her brother, Elmer Eugene Davis, and grandson Zachary . Survivors include her husband, Marvin R. Kaschke; sisters, Sharon Merrifield (husband Eldon) Jo Ann Good (husband Doug); son, Wayne Kaschke (wife Debbie); daughters, Melanie McCadden (husband Kevin) and Petrina White (husband Dean); grandchildren Aaron, Amanda and Zoe Kaschke, Alexandra and Will McCadden, and Brady and Adam White.