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Helen Ann Simpson

Jun 28, 2015 - Staff:  Helen Ann Simpson, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 24, at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital in Thermopolis. She was 73 years old.
Services will ... [more]

Esther Lena (Romero) Downey

Jun 26, 2015 - Staff:  Esther Lena (Romero) Downey died Wednesday, June 24, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. She was 79 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday, June 29, at ... [more]

Robert 'Red Dog' St. Clair

Jun 26, 2015 - Staff:  Robert "Red Dog" St. Clair died Tuesday, June 23. He was 62 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, at Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort ... [more]

Joretta Yardas

Jun 25, 2015 - Staff:  Joretta Yardas died Tuesday, June 23, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
A celebration of life service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 3, at the Lander ... [more]

Kathryn 'Lucy' McGraugh-Kelsey

Jun 25, 2015 - Staff:  Kathryn "Lucy" McGraugh-Kelsey, of Riverton, died Saturday, June 20, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 88 years old.
A memorial ... [more]

Robert 'Bob' D. Strickler Sr.

Jun 25, 2015 - Staff:  Robert "Bob" D. Strickler Sr., of Riverton, died Monday, June 22, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. He was 84 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 ... [more]

Carolyn 'Kay' Wise

Jun 25, 2015 - Staff:  Carolyn "Kay" Wise died Monday, June 22, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 71 years old.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at ... [more]

Brandii Sherine Potter

Jun 25, 2015 - Staff:  Brandii Sherine Potter died Wednesday, June 24, at her home after a three-year struggle with brain cancer. She was 46 years old.
A celebration of life service ... [more]

Constance (Connie Dee Knifer) Clarady

Jun 25, 2015 - Staff:  Constance (Connie Dee Knifer) Clarady, formerly of Lander, died Saturday, June 13, in Wichita, Kan. She was 61 years old.
Services were Friday, June 19, at ... [more]

Robert Edwin 'Bob' Vandervort

Jun 24, 2015 - Staff:  Robert Edwin "Bob" Vandervort died Friday, June 19, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 96 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ... [more]

John H. Keralis

Jun 24, 2015 - Staff:  John H. Keralis died Sunday, June 21, in Salt Lake City surrounded by family. He was 63 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and services are pending.
John ... [more]

Richard Anthony Antelope

Jun 24, 2015 - Staff:  Richard Anthony Antelope, "Ceniibeeteenit" Man with No Bow, of Ethete, died Sunday, June 21, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 89 years old.
A ... [more]

Barbara L. Roberts

Jun 23, 2015 - Staff:  Barbara L. Roberts, formerly of Lander, died Monday, June 1. She was 87 years old.
Memorial services were Friday, June 5, at Central Pines Residential in ... [more]

Deanna Marie (Osborne) Schwager

Jun 23, 2015 - Staff:  Deanna Marie (Osborne) Schwager, of Lander, died Saturday, June 20, at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne. She was 76 years old.
A celebration of life service ... [more]

Annie Elizabeth Rood

Jun 23, 2015 - Staff:  Annie Elizabeth Rood died Friday, June 19, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton. She was 88 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 ... [more]

Donald Kynion Kessler

Jun 18, 2015 - Staff:  Donald Kynion Kessler, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, June 11, in Scottsbluff, Neb. He was 64 years old.
Per his request, there will be no services. ... [more]

Katherine R. Wright

Jun 18, 2015 - Staff:  Katherine R. Wright died Monday, June 15, at her home in Paonia, Colo., surrounded by family. She was 75 years old.
A Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 19, ... [more]

Forrest Gilbert 'Gil' Lacey

Jun 16, 2015 - Staff:  Forrest Gilbert "Gil" Lacey, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, May 24, at home in Kingston, Okla., surrounded by friends and family. He was 70 years old.
A ... [more]

Harold Davis

Jun 16, 2015 - Staff:  Harold Davis died Tuesday, June 2, surrounded by family. He was 92 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 11 ... [more]

Robert A. Bryant

Jun 16, 2015 - Staff:  Robert A. Bryant, formerly of Lander, died Sunday, June 7, at the VA Medical Center in Cheyenne. He was 64 years old.
No services have been planned.
Robert ... [more]

Steven Jerry Watts

Jun 16, 2015 - Staff:  Steven Jerry Watts, of Lander, died Wednesday, June 10. He was 37 years old.
A celebration of life service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, at North Side Park ... [more]

Carolyn Gunter

Jun 16, 2015 - Staff:  Carolyn Gunter died Sunday, June 14, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. She was 81 years old.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Friday, June 19, at St. Patrick's ... [more]

Lydia Alberta Norman Harris

Jun 14, 2015 - Staff:  Lydia Alberta Norman Harris, of Kinnear, died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at Morning Star Manor her family present. She was 96.
A rosary is recited at 7 p.m. ... [more]

Dennis Wayne Kaplon

Jun 11, 2015 - Staff:  Dennis Wayne Kaplon died Tuesday, June 9, surrounded by family at home. He was 60 years old.
A gathering will be 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at St. ... [more]

Paul R. Kotas Jr.

Jun 11, 2015 - Staff:  Paul R. Kotas Jr., of Riverton, died Tuesday, June 9, at his home. He was 50 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at the ... [more]

Billye Faye Hickman Carey

Jun 11, 2015 - Staff:  Billye Faye Hickman Carey, a longtime Lander resident, died Sunday, June 7, in Riverton. She was 81 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and interment will ... [more]

Betty Lou Hastings-Wyrick

Jun 10, 2015 - Staff:  Betty Lou Hastings-Wyrick died Tuesday, June 9, surrounded by family. She was 77 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 12, at the ... [more]

Wayne Holden

Jun 10, 2015 - Staff:  Wayne Holden died Monday, June 8. He was 80 years old.
A visitation will be at 9 a.m. Friday, June 12, at the Chapel of Mount Hope at Hudson's Funeral Home in ... [more]

Gladys Mildred Weber

Jun 9, 2015 - Staff:  Gladys Mildred Weber died Monday, June 8, at Powell Valley Health Care. She was 96 years old.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at the Holy ... [more]

Norma C. Enos

Jun 8, 2015 - Staff:  Norma C. Enos died Wednesday, June 3, surrounded by friends and family. She was 84 years old.
The wake will be at 7 p.m. Monday, June 8, at 470 N. Fork Road ... [more]