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Grayson Hebard Gowen

Mar 13, 2013 - Staff:  Former Riverton resident Grayson Hebard Gowen of Castle Rock, Colo., died Sunday, March 3, 2013. He was 76 years old.
He was born Oct. 27, 1936, to Walter and ... [more]

Brian Lee Martin

Mar 12, 2013 - Staff:  A memorial service for Brian Lee "Byron" Martin, 44, was held at 2 p.m., Monday, March 11, at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton, with Echo Klaproth ... [more]

James Walter Jenkins

Mar 12, 2013 - Staff:  A memorial service for James Walter "Jim" Jenkins is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Davis Funeral Home in Riverton, with the Rev. Aaron Justice of the ... [more]

Elrose Sullivan Fries

Mar 10, 2013 - Staff:  Elrose Sullivan Fries, the mother of Lander resident Patsy Abbey, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo.
She was ... [more]

Jacob Korell

Mar 10, 2013 - Staff:  Funeral services for Jacob "Trapper Jake" Korell are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. 
Interment will ... [more]

Gary L. Bauer

Mar 8, 2013 - Staff:  Funeral services for Gary L. Bauer, 73, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Aaron Justice of the Faith ... [more]

Linda Brantley

Mar 8, 2013 - Staff:  Linda Brantley died Sunday, March 3, 2013, in her home. She was 62 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Eagle Hall in ... [more]

Jacqueline (Smith) Norsworthy

Mar 8, 2013 - Staff:  Jacqueline (Smith) Norsworthy died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at home in Greeley, Colo. She was 83 years old.
A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]

Richard James Richardson

Mar 7, 2013 - Staff:  Richard James "English Rich-ard" Richardson of Dubois died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.
He was 67 years old.
A celebration of ... [more]

Ed Graham

Mar 7, 2013 - Staff:  Former Fremont County resident Ed Graham died Sunday, March 3, 2013, in Mesquite, Nev. He was 69.
He was born April 2, 1943 to Oscar and Kathryn (Kurtz) ... [more]

Shane D. Long

Mar 7, 2013 - Staff:  Shane D. Long died Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Riverton.
He was 50 years old.
A celebration of life luncheon is at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Set Free ... [more]

Zelma M. Lockhart

Mar 6, 2013 - Staff:  Zelma M. Lockhart of Riverton died Monday, March 4, 2013, at her home. She was 66 years old.
Memorial services are at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Davis Funeral ... [more]

Ida Keller Koeneke

Mar 6, 2013 - Staff:  Ida Keller Koeneke, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. She was 100 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and internment will be in the ... [more]

Felix B. Kotarski

Mar 6, 2013 - Staff:  Felix B. Kotarski died Friday, March 1, 2013, in Yuma, Ariz. He was 95 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Friday, March 8, at Our Lady of the Woods ... [more]

Ruby A. Willow

Mar 5, 2013 - Staff:  Ruby A. Willow died Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Casper. She was 64 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 7, at St. Stephen's ... [more]

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]