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Edythe Margaret McFarland

Feb 25, 2014 - Staff:  Edythe Margaret McFarland died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Denver. She was 95 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services. Her ashes ... [more]

Curtis Schwartzkopf

Feb 25, 2014 - Staff:  Curtis Schwartzkopf, of Riverton, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at his home. He was 24 years old.
Per his request, there were no services.
Curtis Edward ... [more]

Viola M. Hill

Feb 25, 2014 - Staff:  Viola M. Hill died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at MorningStar Assisted Living Facility in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was 97 years old.
Funeral services were ... [more]

Max Harold Ecker

Feb 25, 2014 - Staff:  Max Harold Ecker Sr. died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at his home in Riverton. He was 60 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Davis ... [more]

Tamra Ward

Feb 21, 2014 - Staff:  Tamra Ward died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. She was 54 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, ... [more]

Joyce Mole

Feb 21, 2014 - Staff:  Joyce Mole, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 73 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. ... [more]

Roger Lee Willenbrecht

Feb 20, 2014 - Staff:  Roger Lee Willenbrecht, of Lander, died unexpectedly and of natural causes Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, while snowmobiling on his Ski-Doo.
Funeral services were ... [more]

Nancy Sue Shippen Gallagher

Feb 19, 2014 - Staff:  Nancy Sue Shippen Gallagher died after a long illness Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Casper. She was 61 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial ... [more]

James Patrick 'Pat' Underwood

Feb 19, 2014 - Staff:  James Patrick "Pat" Underwood, of Mill Creek, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital, surrounded by family. He was 60 years old.
Funeral ... [more]

Donald Charles 'Don' Clausen

Feb 19, 2014 - Staff:  Donald Charles "Don" Clausen died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton. He was 81 years old.
Military ... [more]

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]