James Calvin Drishinski, 74, passed away peacefully on July 3.
Funeral services were held on July 7 at the LDS Church in Conrad followed with burial in Hillside Cemetery. Croxford Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Jim was born on July 29, 1939 in Conrad to Pete and Inez Drishinski. He attended Conrad High School and went into farming full time. A few years later, he met and married Valerie Adamson of Devon. They were married Jan. 24, 1961 and had seven children together.
By Molly Priddy of the Flathead Beacon
As many artists and craftspeople learn, sometimes completing a project is driven less by inspiration than by dedication. Rebecca Brown, a teenager in Conrad, understands this lesson on now that she has finished a five-year project to build a cedar canoe.
When Rebecca and her dad, Daniel Brown, visited Lakeside’s annual Big Sky Antique and Classic Boat Show in 2009, she was impressed with the work and quality evident in the cedar canoes on display there.”I was just walking around, and seeing how pretty they all were, you could see the craftsmenship that went into them it was just so cool and inspiring,” Rebecca said last week.
The hot topic of discussion at the Tuesday night city council meeting was the second reading of a new fireworks ordinance.
During the public comment segment before the public hearing on the reading of Ordinance-408. Ginny Winters spoke.
Winters asked, since people have to work the next morning, could the city look at another place to shoot off fireworks or reduce the hours they can be shot off.