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January 5, 1971 ~ November 6, 2018 (age 47)

Adale Naine Chew, 47, died on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at Brendan House in Kalispell.  She went home to the Lord after a brave battle with cancer.  She was born January 5th, 1971 in Libby, Montana to Raymond and Lona Chew.  Adale attended Libby schools, and graduated in 1990. She found she had a passion for nursing and attended Flathead Valley Community College and received a Medical Associates Degree. 


She then started her career at St. John Lutheran Hospital/ Cabinet Peaks Medical Center working there for 11 years. In August 2015 she moved to Polson, where she attended the Salish Kootenai College to further her love for nursing.


Adale loved her kids and family more than anything. Her favorite things were the outdoors, camping, fishing, and hunting. She was preceded in death by twin sister Danenan, grandparents Dorothy and Maurice Jacobson, Dale and Thelma Walker & Hazel Chew.


Survivors include granddaughter Claira Erickson; daughters  Maurica Risteau (Jerry Erickson); Bailey Shaw and Aspen Chew;  son Mason Risteau; mother Dianne Walker; father Ray ( Laurie Chew); sisters Christy (Tim )Anderson,  Cathy(Robin) Jenks;  step sisters Brandy Freeman & Jenny Freeman; step brother Chris Freeman, and numerous nieces, nephews and great niece.


 Services will be at 2:00 p.m., November 17th, 2018 at the Libby Christian Church.  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at


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