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*** IMPORTANT *** a "Tribute" on this site will make a donation to the Caring Bridge organization in Pam's name. Some folks have mistakenly thought the tribute would send their contribution to the family. To do that, please see the post in the Journal for full details. The "Okon Family Fund" is established at Missoula Federal Credit Union. The support for Caring Bridge is appreciated, too. Just wanted to clarify for everyone.


On Saturday, February 22nd, Pam Okon and her daughters Meghan and Morghan were involved in a collision accident on icy roads near their home. An oncoming vehicle drifted over the center line, striking their vehicle head on. The driver of the other vehicle perished at the scene and Pam and the girls were critically injured, along with the passenger in the other vehicle.

Tragically, Meghan did not survive her injuries. That is as difficult to write as it is to read; our hearts are broken beyond words.

Pam and Morghan remain hospitalized. The outlook for Morghan is very good and we are keeping vigil over Pam, who has suffered multiple, very serious injuries. Randy is at their bedsides continuously, working with the medical staff to ensure they are getting the best care possible. The support from so many who love the Okon family has been amazing. Their families an friends have been constant in their love and support. Randy's family in the Missoula City Fire Department, Pam's DNRC/USFS family and their colleagues and friends are working round the clock to see that every need is met and that they feel the love we all have for them. Thanks to so many of you who have brought flowers, cards, food, and have come to the hospital to offer support. Your love is deeply felt and appreciated.

We decided to establish this site after so many calls, emails, and requests for information. People from around the country have heard this terrible news and want to know more about Pam and Morghan's condition, how to help, and to extend love and support to the entire family. Please sign the guestbook and check back for additional updates. Most importantly, pray for healing and comfort as we work together to process what has happened.

We simply will love them through this.

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Paula Short posted a new journal entry, "Obituary".

Hi Everyone,Here's a link to Pam and Meghan's obituary, which is running statewide today in several Montana newspapers. Randy wanted a non-traditional obituary, for Pam ... Read more

Pam Shrauger signed Pam's Guestbook.

Such a beautiful obituary and tribute. May we all strive to be remembered in such a way. Prayers for your continued journey, Morghan and Randy. On those trying days, may ... Read more

Christann Schmid & family signed Pam's Guestbook.

We're so sorry for your loss and will keep you in our prayers always. Candles have been lit at our home every day for you and burn to warm and heal the heart. Something ... Read more

Paula Short posted a new journal entry, "Sunday, March 30 at 3:00 pm".

Pam and Meghan Okon Celebration of LifeSunday, March 30, 2014Florence Carlton School5602 Old US Highway 93Florence, Montana 3:00pm – Celebration of Life, followed by a ... Read more

Paula Short posted a new journal entry, "A Celebration of 2 Extraordinary Lives".

A celebration of life for Pam and Meghan Okon will be held on Sunday, March 30, at Florence Carlton School in Florence, Montana. More specific details will follow -- I ... Read more

Jean E. Faulstich signed Pam's Guestbook.

God please take care of Pam and Meghan.  They are two special people.  They need your help to continue their lives.  They can make haven a better place to live.  They ... Read more

Joan Berglund, Sandy, Oregon signed Pam's Guestbook.

Randy and Morghan,You have been in my prayers since the accident. You have been through so much in recent days.  Each time I visit my CaringBridge site I am reminded to ... Read more

Helen Beausoleil signed Pam's Guestbook.

Randy, you have been in my prayers, I can't imagine what you have been through.  Remembering you and Pam welcoming Meghan into the world, beautiful, beautiful parents, ... Read more

Claira Bromley signed Pam's Guestbook.

My heart goes out to you Randy and Morghan, you must be an amazing family to be so surrounded with such wonderful, caring friends. Your precious angels will also be there ... Read more

Scott & Karlene Clark signed Pam's Guestbook.

Our deepest condolences to Randy & Morghan for the loss of dear Pam & Meghan. Our prayers are for comfort & peace for you. You have done well to walk with ... Read more

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