Missoula- John M. Koble died Friday, June 8, 2007 at Riverside Nursing Home of natural causes at age 96.
John was born April 5, 1911 in Rugby, N.D. He moved to Missoula from Havre in 1934 and married Hazel Mildred Ousen in January of 1934. They had two sons, Jim and Ron. John is survived by Jim (MaryLee) Koble of Missoula, Ron (Donna) Koble of North Carolina, niece Sharon Bickel of Missoula, nephew Jim (Barbara) Bickel of Missoula, Cheryl (Ken) Kempner of Ashland, Oregon, Audrey Koble, Charlo and Randy (Lisa) Koble of Charlo. He is also survived by five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Missoula Manor Homes 909 W. Central Ave., Missoula MT 59801. John had requested that no services by held. Garden City Funeral Home is in charge of cremation arrangements.