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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]

Freda Conrad

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Freda Conrad, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Care Facility of Arapahoe, Neb.
She was 96 years old.
Services are at 2 p.m. ... [more]

Ted W. Kinney

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Former Riverton residient  Ted Waine Kinney of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away peacefully, Monday, May 20, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
He was ... [more]

Mable Helen (Hayes) Eatherton

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Mable Helen (Hayes) Eatherton, of Terry, Mont., died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Holy Rosary Health Center in Miles City, Mont. She was 88 years ... [more]

Zane Lobdell

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Zane Lobdell of Riverton died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at his home. He was 70 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place.
The family will have ... [more]

Barbara Jane Wood Campbell

May 31, 2013 - Staff:  Barbara Jane Wood Campbell, of Riverton, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 91 years old.
Graveside services ... [more]

Stan Friday

May 29, 2013 - Staff:  Stan Friday died Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital from injuries he sustained in a car accident. He was 52 years old.
There will be a rosary ... [more]

Robert Schults

May 26, 2013 - Staff:  Robert Schults died Friday, May 17, 2013, at home in Lander with his wife, Barbara, at his side. He was 63 years old.
Per his request, there will be no ... [more]

Christopher E. Goethe

May 26, 2013 - Staff:  Former Lander resident Christopher E. Goethe of West Stockbridge, Mass., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013. He was 57.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, ... [more]

Clifford W. Henry

May 26, 2013 - Staff:  Clifford W. Henry of Riverton died Friday, May 24, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 87 years old.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, ... [more]

Donald R. Hearth

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Donald R. Hearth died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his home in Lander. He was 86 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and per his request, there will be no ... [more]

Alice Irene Hawks Carper

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Alice Irene Hawks Carper, of Lander, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013. She was 89 years old.
Private graveside services were Friday, May 17, at Mount Hope ... [more]

Curtis E. LeClair Sr.

May 23, 2013 - Staff:  Curtis E. LeClair Sr., of Ethete, died in May. He was 62 years old.
There will be no services.
Curtis E. LeClair Sr. was born Feb. 25, 1950, in Fort ... [more]

John W. Johnson

May 23, 2013 - Staff:  John W. Johnson, of Lander, died Monday, May 20, 2013, at his home with family after a courageous battle with Crohn's disease and ALS( Lou Gehrig's disease). ... [more]