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Elnora Mae Maxson

Feb 17, 2014 - Staff:  Elnora Mae Maxson died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Riverton. She was 97 years old.
There will be no services, and interment has taken place at Mountain View ... [more]

Wayne Major

Feb 17, 2014 - Staff:  Wayne Major died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Help for Health in Riverton. He was 94 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the ... [more]

Viola Marie 'Cherokee' Johnson

Feb 17, 2014 - Staff:  Viola Marie "Cherokee" Johnson died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at home. She was 82 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.
Viola ... [more]

Hope D. Cavaness

Feb 15, 2014 - Staff:  Hope D. Cavaness died of congestive heart failure Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at her home in Riverton. She was 35 years old.
Cremation will take place. A memorial ... [more]

Leroy Shakespeare

Feb 15, 2014 - Staff:  Leroy Shakespeare died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 75 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, ... [more]

Donna Jean (Martinez) Elder

Feb 15, 2014 - Staff:  Donna Jean (Martinez) Elder, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Close to Home Hospice House in Gillette. She was 61 years old.
Funeral ... [more]

James Earl Stephenson

Feb 14, 2014 - Staff:  James "Jim" Earl Stephenson, formerly of Fremont County, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital after a battle with cancer. He ... [more]

Wallace Wolfrang

Feb 14, 2014 - Staff:  Wallace Wolfrang died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Casper. He was 81 years old.
A visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Blue Sky Hall in ... [more]

Irene Ella Harris

Feb 12, 2014 - Staff:  Irene Ella Harris died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2014, at her home in Riverton. She was 71 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at St. ... [more]

Jeffrey 'Womp' Michael Wampach

Feb 11, 2014 - Staff:  Jeffrey "Womp" Michael Wampach, formerly of Fremont County, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at his home in McCook, Neb. He was 58 years old.
Cremation has taken ... [more]

Lois J. Wagner

Feb 11, 2014 - Staff:  Lois J. Wagner, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Chandler, Ariz. She was 91 years old.
A viewing will be 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. ... [more]

James Merton Trosper Jr.

Feb 11, 2014 - Staff:  James Merton Trosper Jr. died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Ethete. He was 70 years old.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Wyoming Indian High School with ... [more]

Rebecca R. 'Becky' Campbell

Feb 7, 2014 - Staff:  Rebecca R. "Becky" Campbell, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at her home. She was 61 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at ... [more]

Clair E. Wheeler

Feb 7, 2014 - Staff:  Clair E. Wheeler, of Casper, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper. He was 93 years old.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Margaret E. Boehler

Feb 6, 2014 - Staff:  Margaret E. Boehler, of Casper, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 89 years old.
A viewing will be at 3 p.m. ... [more]

Ruth M. House

Feb 6, 2014 - Staff:  Ruth M. House, of Riverton, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 89 years old.
Per her request, cremation has ... [more]

Ursula W. Sankey

Feb 5, 2014 - Staff:  Ursula W. Sankey died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. She was 76 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Blue ... [more]

Stephen R. Stone

Feb 3, 2014 - Staff:  Stephen R. Stone died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. He was 61 years old.
There will be no services.
Stephen Ralph Stone was born Oct. 22, 1952, the son of Willie ... [more]

Dorothy Jean Chapman

Feb 3, 2014 - Staff:  Dorothy Jean Chapman died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Normal, Ill. She was 91 years old.
A funeral service will ... [more]

Robert 'Bob' Norris

Feb 3, 2014 - Staff:  Robert "Bob" Norris, of Atlantic City and Lander, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 70 years old.
A memorial service ... [more]

Joann Kanack

Feb 3, 2014 - Staff:  Joann Kanack, of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, from complications following cancer surgery at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper with her son Terry ... [more]

Ronald Snyder Sr.

Feb 3, 2014 - Staff:  Ronald Snyder Sr., of Ethete, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 84 years old.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 4, ... [more]

Joseph A. Secrist

Jan 28, 2014 - Staff:  Joseph A. Secrist, formerly of Pavillion, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at his home in Thermopolis after a battle with cancer. He was 70 years old.
Funeral ... [more]

Charles R. Adams

Jan 28, 2014 - Staff:  Charles R. Adams, formerly of Fremont County, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Payson, Ariz. He was 81 years old.
Services are pending.
Charles R. Adams was ... [more]

Bonnie Jean Lay

Jan 27, 2014 - Staff:  Bonnie Jean Lay, of Wheatland, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Platte County Memorial Nursing Home in Wheatland. She was 85 years old.
A funeral service ... [more]

John D. Smith

Jan 27, 2014 - Staff:  John D. Smith died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Sparks, Nev., after a lengthy illness.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.
John Smith was ... [more]

C.A. 'Buck' Buchanan Jr.

Jan 27, 2014 - Staff:  C.A. "Buck" Buchanan Jr. died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, after a short illness. He was 85 years old.
The funeral will be Friday, Jan. 31, in Uvalde, ... [more]

Floyd J. Wicks

Jan 22, 2014 - Staff:  Floyd J. Wicks, of Riverton, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton, surrounded by family. He was 86 years ... [more]

Ronald 'Ron' Monroe Sr.

Jan 22, 2014 - Staff:  Ronald "Ron" Monroe Sr., of Arapahoe, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at his home. He was 32 years old.
A rosary will be Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Great Plains Hall ... [more]

Herbert "Herb" Holliday

Jan 21, 2014 - Staff:  Herbert "Herb" Holliday, of rural Riverton, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at his home. He was 81 years old.
A viewing will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, ... [more]