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Sharon Kaye Harold Vogel

Jun 23, 2013 - Staff:  Sharon Kaye Harold Vogel, formerly of Fremont County, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
She was ... [more]

James Chapin Downey

Jun 23, 2013 - Staff:  James Chapin Downey, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, June 20, 2013. He was 82 years old.
Services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the Rigby LDS Stake ... [more]

Cassidy L. Cooper

Jun 21, 2013 - Staff:  Cassidy L. Cooper died Saturday, June 15, 2013, in Riverton. She was 6 years old.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 24, at the First Presbyterian ... [more]

Rita 'Nanuck' Smock

Jun 21, 2013 - Staff:  Rita "Nanuck" Smock, of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at her home. She was 76 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place. A memorial ... [more]

John D. White Feather

Jun 20, 2013 - Staff:  John D. White Feather died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Sloan Hospital in Denver. He was 45 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, ... [more]

Larry H. Grant

Jun 19, 2013 - Staff:  Larry H. Grant died Monday, June 10, 2013, at his home in Dubois. He was 59 years old.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Larry Grant was ... [more]

Kirk E. Lee Jr.

Jun 19, 2013 - Staff:  Kirk E. Lee Jr., formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at the Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Ariz. He was 85 years old.
A celebration of ... [more]

Robert 'Bob' Lapeyre

Jun 19, 2013 - Staff:  Robert "Bob" Lapeyre, of Dubois, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Lander Valley Medical Center. He was 77 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. ... [more]

Leslie W. Parker

Jun 19, 2013 - Staff:  Leslie W. Parker, of Lander, died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center. He was 86 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A ... [more]

Hazel I. Buchmeier

Jun 18, 2013 - Staff:  Hazel I. Buchmeier died Thursday, June 13, 2013, at home surrounded by family after a short illness. She was 90 years old.
Visitation was Tuesday, June 18, in ... [more]

June Alaniz

Jun 18, 2013 - Staff:  June Alaniz died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton. She was 82 years old.
A parish vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at ... [more]

Lee Wickstrom

Jun 17, 2013 - Staff:  Lee Worth Wickstrom, a lifelong Fremont County resident, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. He was 95 years old.
Funeral ... [more]

Hazel Irene Buchmeier

Jun 17, 2013 - Staff:  Hazel Irene Buchmeier, of Lander, died Thursday, June 13, 2013 at her home.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the Bethel Lutheran ... [more]

Celeste Lorenzen

Jun 14, 2013 - Staff:  Celeste Lorenzen, of Albuquerque, N.M., died Monday, May 27, 2013, at her home. She was 84 years old.
Private family graveside service will be at a later date ... [more]

Sherry L. Harris

Jun 13, 2013 - Staff:  Sherry L. Harris, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Providence Hospital in Medford, Ore. She was 59 years old.
Cremation has taken place, ... [more]

John 'Johnnie' Swanson

Jun 12, 2013 - Staff:  John "Johnnie" Swanson, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 80 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 ... [more]

Dwight 'Moody Bluez' Spoonhunter Sr.

Jun 12, 2013 - Staff:  Dwight "Moody Bluez" Spoonhunter Sr., of Arapahoe, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 28 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. ... [more]

Stanley G. Wilson

Jun 11, 2013 - Staff:  Stanley G. Wilson died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in Indianapolis with his wife and son at his bedside following complications after a liver transplant. He was ... [more]

Geraldine L. 'Gerry' Vermillion

Jun 11, 2013 - Staff:  Geraldine L. "Gerry" Vermillion, of Riverton, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at her home. She was 95 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, ... [more]

Russell T. Caldwell

Jun 11, 2013 - Staff:  Russell T. Caldwell died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was 53 years old.
Traditional Indian funeral services will ... [more]

Marieta 'Rita' Brown

Jun 9, 2013 - Staff:  Marieta "Rita" Brown, of Lander, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 50 years old.
A funeral mass was at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Joe Lasley

Jun 9, 2013 - Staff:  Joe Lasley died Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Phoenix, where he moved in June 2012 to be close to his son and daughter.
A celebration of life service will be at ... [more]

Zachary D. Copenhaver

Jun 9, 2013 - Staff:  Zachary D. Copenhaver, of San Tan Valley, Ariz., died Saturday, May 4, 2013. He was 31 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service was ... [more]

Spencer Dolan

Jun 9, 2013 - Staff:  Spencer "Spence" Dolan, of Lander, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at his home. He was 52 years old.
Per his family's request, cremation has taken place, and ... [more]

Marvin V. Foster

Jun 9, 2013 - Staff:  Marvin V. Foster, longtime resident of Lander and Hudson, died of natural causes Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Lander Valley Regional Medical Center. He was 87 ... [more]

Kenneth Lee 'Kenny' Rusler

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Kenneth Lee "Kenny" Rusler, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice. He was 61 years old.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial ... [more]

Thomas Mack Davis

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Thomas Mack Davis, of Worland, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at his home. He was 75 years old.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at ... [more]

Roberta (Bobbie) Jean Hewitt

Jun 5, 2013 - Staff:  Roberta (Bobbie) Jean Hewitt died unexpectedly Monday, May 27, 2013, at her home in Lander. She was 46 years old.
A memorial service and celebration of life ... [more]

Matilda Marie Bushyhead

Jun 5, 2013 - Staff:  Matilda Marie Bushyhead died Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Lander Valley Medical Center. She was 65 years old. 
Funeral services were Thursday, June 6, at St. ... [more]

Thelma Jolley

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Thelma Jolley of Lander died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home. She was 78 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place, and ... [more]