The Ranger (beta)

Fremont County's Daily Newspaper

News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.

Ranger Login

Ranger Obituaries

Patty 'Pat' M. Petek

Apr 4, 2013 - Staff:  Patty "Pat" M. Petek died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, after a battle with leukemia. She was 79 years old.
An open house remembrance will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ... [more]

Today

Apr 3, 2013 - Staff:  Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one photo cutline should have said Ryannen Rose Behan counted her eggs after the Riverton Chamber of Commerce ... [more]

Cady Marie Hammers

Apr 3, 2013 - Staff:  Cady Marie Hammers died Monday, April 1, 2013, at her home. She was 17 years old.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Dubois ... [more]

O'Dell R. Shakespeare

Apr 3, 2013 - Staff:  O'Dell R. Shakespeare, of Arapahoe, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at the Lander Regional Hospital. He was 69 years old.
A rosary will be Wednesday, April 3, at ... [more]

Guy W. Forbis

Apr 2, 2013 - Staff:  Guy W. Forbis, of Riverton, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 80 years old.
A memorial service with military ... [more]

Robert 'Bob' Hernandez

Apr 2, 2013 - Staff:  Robert "Bob" Hernandez, formerly of Fremont County, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in Phoenix.
Services have taken place.
Robert Hernandez grew up in Riverton ... [more]

Gloria Ilene Schoening

Apr 2, 2013 - Staff:  Gloria Ilene Schoening died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in her home in Delta Junction, Alaska, after a battle with cancer. She was 62 years old.
Funeral ... [more]

Valerie J. Lawrence

Mar 31, 2013 - Staff:  Valerie J. Lawrence of Riverton died Friday, March 22, 2013, at her home. She was 53.
There will be no services, per her request. Close family and friends ... [more]

Justin James Big Knife

Mar 31, 2013 - Staff:  Justin James Big Knife of Fort Washakie died Friday, March 15, 2013, at his home. He was 24 years old.
Services were conducted by Bunny Shoyo, and journey ... [more]

Nathan Duane Tyler

Mar 31, 2013 - Staff:  Nathan Duane "Nat" Tyler died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at his home in Riverton. He was 75.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Rendezvous ... [more]

Erna Mae Stephensen

Mar 31, 2013 - Staff:  Erna Mae Stephensen, a lifelong Lander resident who served three terms as Fremont County Clerk of District Court, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Westward ... [more]

Lillian LeGro

Mar 29, 2013 - Staff:  Lillian LeGro, of Riverton, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013. She was 103 years old.
At her request, cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be ... [more]

Betty J. (Wall) Higgley

Mar 29, 2013 - Staff:  Betty J. (Wall) Higgley died Monday, March 25, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 86 years old.
Viewing will be Monday, April 1, at ... [more]

Frank Vigil Sr.

Mar 29, 2013 - Staff:  Frank Vigil Sr., 77, of Riverton, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Riverton Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and loved ones.
Funeral services will ... [more]

Lain G. Mathson

Mar 29, 2013 - Staff:  Lain G. Mathson, of Dubois, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 6 years old.
A viewing will be 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, ... [more]

Johnson retirement tightens '14 race

Mar 29, 2013 - By Michael A. Memoli, MCT Washington Bureau:  At least five of 21 Democratic Senate seats on the ballot in 2014 will not include an incumbent. Two Republican senators have announced retirement ... [more]

Crystal Johnson

Mar 28, 2013 - Staff:  Crystal Johnson died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City surrounded by family. She was 43 years old.
Funeral ... [more]

Mary 'Jeannie' (Robinette) Wilmoth

Mar 27, 2013 - Staff:  Mary "Jeannie" (Robinette) Wilmoth, a longtime Lander resident, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center. She was 84 years old.
A ... [more]

Elmer Dee Sorrels

Mar 25, 2013 - Staff:  Elmer "Skinny" Sorrels of Boulder Flat died Monday, March 18, 2013, at his home. He was 78 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and services will be held, as ... [more]

Jill Marie Riel

Mar 22, 2013 - Staff:  Jill Marie Riel, a longtime Riverton resident, died Monday, March 11, 2013, in Worland. She was 26 years old.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]

Susan A. (Musfelt) Luers

Mar 22, 2013 - Staff:  Susan A. (Musfelt) Luers died Friday, March 8, 2013, at her mother-in-law's home in Riverton. She was 60 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial ... [more]

Martin 'Marty' Mason

Mar 21, 2013 - Staff:  Martin "Marty" Mason, of Riverton, died Sunday March 17, 2013, at the Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 62 years old.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, ... [more]

James L. Merrill

Mar 20, 2013 - Staff:  James L. Merrill of Lander died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Help For Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 75.
Memorial services are at 5 p.m. Thursday, ... [more]

Shirley Ann (Bolmes) Enos

Mar 19, 2013 - Staff:  Shirley Ann (Bolmes) Enos died Friday, March 15, 2013, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 77 years old.
Born in Lander on February 8, ... [more]

Ray E. Guthridge

Mar 19, 2013 - Staff:  Ray E. Guthridge died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at his home in Lander after a brief illness. He was 92 years old.
A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]

John Edward Wilson Sr.

Mar 17, 2013 - Staff:  No services are scheduled for John Edward Wilson Sr., who died Friday. March 8, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
He was 89 years old.
He was born ... [more]

Nicolette Murufas

Mar 17, 2013 - Staff:  Nicolette Murufas died Jan. 20, 2013, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 62 years old.
She was born in California on Feb. 17, 1950, the only ... [more]

Margaret A. Olsen

Mar 17, 2013 - Staff:  Margaret A. Olsen died Friday, March 1, 2013. She was 90 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services, per her request.
Margaret A. ... [more]

Troy Donald Ogden

Mar 17, 2013 - Staff:  Troy Donald Ogden of Riverton and Casper, died Friday, March 8, 2013, in Natrona County. He was 41.
A memorial service is planned for 3 p.m. Friday, March 22, ... [more]

Carol Carver

Mar 15, 2013 - Staff:  Carol Carver, 59, of Riverton died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Memorial services are at 2 p.m. Monday, March 18, at Davis ... [more]