David Stokes, 44, formerly of Valier, passed away June 27, of natural causes in Bonner.
    Funeral Services will be July 6 at 10 a.m. at the Valier United Methodist Church.  Burial to follow in Lakeview Cemetery.  Pondera Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
    A full obituary will be printed in next week’s edition of The Independent-Observer.