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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]

Barbara Person Malischewski

Jan 20, 2014 - Staff:  Barbara Person Malischewski died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Lander Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 67 years old.
Cremation has taken place, ... [more]

Royl C. Dvergsdal

Jan 20, 2014 - Staff:  Royl C. Dvergsdal, of Dubois, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at his home. He was 76 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service ... [more]

William S. (Bill) Hunt

Jan 20, 2014 - Staff:  William S. (Bill) Hunt died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following a massive stroke. He was 81 years old.
A funeral mass ... [more]

James D. Thompson

Jan 17, 2014 - Staff:  James D. Thompson, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, with his wife and family by his side. He was 86 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 ... [more]

Kevin E. Paslay Sr.

Jan 16, 2014 - Staff:  Kevin E. Paslay Sr., of Roundup, Mont., died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was 53 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Davis ... [more]

Betty L. Weis

Jan 16, 2014 - Staff:  Betty L. Weis, of Riverton, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie. She was 83 years old.
Per her request, cremation has ... [more]

Brian Francis Willow Sr.

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Brian Francis Willow Sr., of Ethete, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Casper. He was 49 years old.
A visitation will be 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, ... [more]

Michelle Allen

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Michelle Allen, of Riverton, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was 13 years old.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Davis Funeral Home ... [more]

Haldis I. Shelton

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Haldis I. Shelton, of Riverton, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 92 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 ... [more]

Edith L. Lee

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Edith L. Lee, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. She was 89 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken ... [more]

Judy (Martin) Hartman

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Judy (Martin) Hartman died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Hope for Health Hospice in Riverton surrounded by family after a brave battle with cancer. She was 70 ... [more]

Daniel Lee Quincannon

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Daniel Lee Quincannon died of natural causes Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Riverton.
Graveside services with full military honors will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. ... [more]

Joseph M. Gose

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Joseph M. Gose died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 99 years old.
Services were Sunday, Jan. 12, in Decatur, Texas, with burial ... [more]

Jennifer Lynn Patterson

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Jennifer Lynn Patterson, of Eaton, Colo., died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo., after a brief battle with cancer. ... [more]

Gabriel 'Gabby' Merton Shotgun Sr.

Jan 10, 2014 - Staff:  Gabriel "Gabby" Merton Shotgun Sr. died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Billings, Mont. He was 42 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, ... [more]

Emanuel R. Schmidt

Jan 10, 2014 - Staff:  Emanuel R. "Smitty" Schmidt, of Lander, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at home. He was 93 years old.
Per his request, there will be no services.
Emanuel R. ... [more]

Sara Miller

Jan 10, 2014 - Staff:  Sara Miller, a longtime Riverton resident, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 49 years old.
Services will be in the ... [more]

Michael Bearing

Jan 10, 2014 - Staff:  Michael Bearing died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Phoenix. He was 50 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Blue Sky Hall in ... [more]

Eva Marie Sutton

Jan 9, 2014 - Staff:  Eva Marie Sutton died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. She was 70 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in ... [more]

Wayne Nelson

Jan 9, 2014 - Staff:  Wayne Nelson, formerly of Lander, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at his home in Cheyenne. He was 84 years old.
Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]