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Melvin Kiefel

Mar 3, 2013 - Staff:  Melvin "Mel" Kiefel, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 68 years old.
At his request, cremation has taken ... [more]

Gordon Gillespie

Mar 3, 2013 - Staff:  Gordon L. Gillespie, father of Riverton residents Debra Fustos and Phyllis Zenk, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, ... [more]

Mary Yellowplume

Mar 3, 2013 - Staff:  Mary Yellowplume, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 31 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March ... [more]

Rocky Cruz

Mar 1, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Rocky Cruz, of Riverton, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, after a lengthy illness. He was 55 years old.
Per his request, there will be no services.
Rocky Cruz ... [more]

Ida B. (Jones) Friesen

Feb 27, 2013 - Staff:  Ida E. (Jones) Friesen died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. She was 92 years old.
A memorial service will ... [more]

Elsie Marie Tanner

Feb 27, 2013 - Staff:  Elsie Marie Tanner, of Cheyenne, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at her home. She was 82 years old.
The funeral service was Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Grace United ... [more]

Chantel Angelina Bowen-Sanchez

Feb 27, 2013 - Staff:  Chantel Angelina Bowen-Sanchez, of Lander, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at her home. She was 40 years old.
Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, ... [more]

Jerome T. 'J.T.' SunRhodes Jr.

Feb 26, 2013 - Staff:  Jerome T. "J.T." SunRhodes Jr., of rural Riverton, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 35 years old.
Funeral services ... [more]

Jack J. Herbst

Feb 26, 2013 - Staff:  Jack J. Herbst died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Wind River Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was 74 years old.
A private family burial will be Tuesday, ... [more]

Joseph Jack Herbst

Feb 24, 2013 - Staff:  Joseph Jack "Joe" Herbst died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the Wind River Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was 74 years old.
Joseph Jack Herbst was born ... [more]

Anna L. Talbott

Feb 24, 2013 - Staff:  Anna L. Talbott, of Riverton, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 78 years old.
According to her wishes, ... [more]

Elvin L. Booth

Feb 24, 2013 - Staff:  Elvin L. Booth died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at his family home in Casper after a short illness. He was 85 years old.
Funeral services will be Monday, Feb. ... [more]

Herbert K. Lehman

Feb 24, 2013 - Staff:  Herbert K. Lehman died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at his home. He was 85 years old.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the United Methodist Church ... [more]

Darwin J. Brown

Feb 22, 2013 - Staff:  Darwin J. Brown died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in Denver. He was 44 years old.
Rosary and prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at St. Stephen's ... [more]

Philip 'Phil' McCollam

Feb 22, 2013 - Staff:  Philip "Phil" McCollam died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 79 years old.
Per his request, cremation has ... [more]

Johnathan Boyd Jr.

Feb 21, 2013 - Staff:  Johnathan Boyd Jr. died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at the Lander Regional Hospital after a sudden illness. He was 44 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 ... [more]

Signe Aspinwall

Feb 21, 2013 - Staff:  Signe Aspinwall, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at her home. She was 74 years old.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at ... [more]

Alfred 'Oscar' Redman Jr.

Feb 21, 2013 - Staff:  Alfred "Oscar" Redman Jr. died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 37 years old.
Rosary and prayer ... [more]

Phillip D. Wempen

Feb 20, 2013 - Staff:  Phillip D. Wempen died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Oklahoma City, after complications from open heart surgery. He was 65 years old.
Services will be at 11 ... [more]

Sara Elizabeth Cross

Feb 20, 2013 - Staff:  Sara Elizabeth Cross died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 30 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, ... [more]

Wesley Quiver Sr.

Feb 19, 2013 - Staff:  Wesley Quiver Sr. died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at home following a lengthy illness. He was 56 years old.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, ... [more]

William C. Heatley

Feb 18, 2013 - Staff:  William C. Heatley died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at his home in Riverton. He was 70.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Davis Funeral Home ... [more]

Vera M. Witthar

Feb 18, 2013 - Staff:  Vera M. Witthar, mother of Riverton resident Dave Witthar, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
She was 91 years old.
Her funeral is at 3 ... [more]

Anna L. Talbott

Feb 18, 2013 - Staff:  Anna L. Talbott of Riverton died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton.
She was 73 years old.
 According to her wishes, ... [more]

Sara Mundy

Feb 18, 2013 - Staff:  Sara "Sandy" Mundy of River-ton died peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at her home. She was 67 years old.
Services are at 10 a.m. Wedne-sday, ... [more]

Helen A. Sweeney Osterhaus

Feb 15, 2013 - Staff:  Helen A. Sweeney Osterhaus, the mother of Riverton resident Sharon Neel, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa. She was 91 ... [more]

Harry F. Cutshaw

Feb 15, 2013 - Staff:  Harry F. Cutshaw died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at his home in Lander. He was 80 years old.
At his request, no services will be held.
Harry Cutshaw was born ... [more]

Albert 'Al' Kelsey

Feb 14, 2013 - Staff:  Albert 'Al' Kelsey, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at his home in Riverton. He was 90 years old.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]

Billie Jean Dillon

Feb 13, 2013 - Staff:  Billie Jean Dillon died Friday, Jan. 8, 2013, surrounded by her siblings. She was 70 years old.
Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Haskell ... [more]

Marion Sjostrom

Feb 13, 2013 - Staff:  Marian Sjostrom died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Lander. She was 84 years old.
A memorial service will be in the summer on the Diamond H Ranch.
Marian Nelson ... [more]

Evelyn L. Natzke

Feb 13, 2013 - Staff:  Evelyn L. Natzke died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Evergreen, Colo. She was 80 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Trinity ... [more]

Dorothy A. Hogan

Feb 12, 2013 - Staff:  Dorothy A. Hogan died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at her home in Riverton. She was 69 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Davis ... [more]

Arlie G. Howard

Feb 10, 2013 - Staff:  Arlie G. Howard, formerly of Fremont County, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at the William R. Courtney Veterans Home in Temple, Texas.
He was 91 years ... [more]

Nadine R. Howell

Feb 10, 2013 - Staff:  Nadine R. Howell of Las Vegas, Nev., who had relatives in Riverton, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. She was 57 years old.
A memorial service is scheduled at 4 ... [more]

Dorothy E. Gorrell

Feb 10, 2013 - Staff:  Dorothy E. Gorrell, mother of Karen Befus of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was 89 years ... [more]

Verneda Fox

Feb 10, 2013 - Staff:  Verneda Fox died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and friends. She was 82.
Cremation has occurred. At her request, ... [more]

Mary Jane Schiller

Feb 8, 2013 - Staff:  Mary Jane Schiller, formerly of Riverton, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. She was 90 years old.
The Mass of Christian burial was Wednesday, Jan. 30, at St. Ann's ... [more]

Laura Jean Graves

Feb 7, 2013 - Staff:  Laura Jean Graves, 77, of Pavillion, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Cremation has taken place, and a private family service will ... [more]

Leo Vincent Cowboy

Feb 7, 2013 - Staff:  Leo Vincent Cowboy, aka Bear, Sonny Bear, Vinny or Shorty, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Salt Lake City, following a lengthy illness. He was 43 years old.
He ... [more]

Patrick M. Martin

Feb 5, 2013 - Staff:  Patrick M. Martin, formerly of Riverton, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Centennial, Colo. He was 67 years old.
Cremation as taken place, and a memorial ... [more]