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Arthur L. Coggins

May 9, 2013 - Staff:  Arthur L. Coggins, of Lander, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton after a short illness. He was 72 years old.
Funeral services ... [more]

Gene W. Sauer

May 8, 2013 - Staff:  Gene W. Sauer, of Riverton, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home. He was 89 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, ... [more]

John W. Levar

May 7, 2013 - Staff:  John W. Levar, of Lander, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper after complications from COPD. He was 86 years old.
Cremation ... [more]

Alice Thompson

May 7, 2013 - Staff:  Alice Thompson, of Riverton, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 80 years old.
Per her wishes, cremation has taken place. A ... [more]

Daniel Hyde Shoop

May 7, 2013 - Staff:  Daniel Hyde Shoop, a longtime resident of Lysite, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice after a fierce battle with cancer. He was 58 years old. ... [more]

Marjorie Joanne Knobel

May 5, 2013 - Staff:  Marjorie Joanne Knobel of Riverton died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital from complications resulting from an illness. She was 79 years ... [more]

Arnold E. Stowe

May 3, 2013 - Staff:  Arnold E. Stowe, a longtime Lander resident, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center after a lengthy illness. He was 91 years ... [more]

Hunter Big Medicine

May 3, 2013 - Staff:  Hunter Big Medicine died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at Blue Sky Hall with ... [more]

Ashley 'Ash' Norse

May 2, 2013 - Staff:  Ashley "Ash" Norse, of Riverton, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 24 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, ... [more]

Vance Reed

May 1, 2013 - Staff:  Vance Reed, of Riverton, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 44 years old.
Cremation has taken place. The family will have a ... [more]

Anna Blair

May 1, 2013 - Staff:  Anna Blair, longtime resident of Riverton, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the home of her family in Springville, Utah. She was 85 years old.
A memorial ... [more]

Clarinda 'Karen' Nichols

May 1, 2013 - Staff:  Clarinda "Karen" Nichols, of Lander, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at her home. She was 72 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place. A memorial ... [more]

Daniel J. Starks

Apr 30, 2013 - Staff:  Daniel J. Starks, of Gillette, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at his home after hand surgery for an injury he sustained in the oil field industry. He was 19 ... [more]

David Hursh

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  David Hursh, 29, of Riverton, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at his home.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be held later.
David Oliver ... [more]

Susan E. Rice-Hult

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  Susan E. Rice-Hult of Riverton died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
She was 70 years old.
Per her request, cremation has ... [more]

Reed Herman

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  Reed Herman died Monday, April 22, 2013.
He was 63 years old.
A celebration of life service took place at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Mr. Herman's ... [more]

Josephine King

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  Josephine King, of Riverton, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Casper Medical Center. She was 82 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place, and ... [more]

Lorna Lynn Flack

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  Lorna Lynn Flack died Friday, April 5, 2013, at Aurora St. Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee. She was 47 years old.
Funeral services were Thursday, April 11, in ... [more]

Reed Herman

Apr 26, 2013 - Staff:  Reed Herman died Monday, April 22, 2013. He was 63 years old.
A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Reed's shop.
Reed ... [more]

Shawnda Rae Watkins

Apr 25, 2013 - Staff:  Shawnda Rae Watkins died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the Help for Health Hospice Home following a long battle with respiratory disease. She was 46 years ... [more]

Dan Bozanic

Apr 25, 2013 - Staff:  Dan Bozanic, a former Lander resident who spent 37 years traveling the world as a petroleum geologist, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Perth, Australia. He ... [more]

Al Pennock

Apr 24, 2013 - Staff:  Al Pennock, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at his home. He was 76 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be ... [more]

James R. Abeyta

Apr 24, 2013 - Staff:  James R. Abeyta, of Riverton, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the University of Colorado Hospital. He was 67 years old.
A viewing will be at 5 p.m. ... [more]

Harold Max Pursel Sr.

Apr 23, 2013 - Staff:  Harold Max Pursel Sr., of Riverton, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Lander Valley Hospital. He was 91 years old.
A viewing will be noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, ... [more]

Edward McIntyre

Apr 21, 2013 - Staff:  Edward McIntyre of Riverton died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
He was 53 years old.
Funeral services are at 3 p.m. Tuesday, ... [more]

Patricia Rita (Young) Mathey

Apr 21, 2013 - Staff:  Patricia "Pat" Mathey died in the early morning Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Lander Valley Medical Center. She was 87 years old.
Viewing is from 6 p.m. to 7 ... [more]

Donald O'Keefe Miller

Apr 19, 2013 - Staff:  Donald O'Keefe Miller died Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 79 years old.
At his request, no services will be held ... [more]

Norma Jean Bappe

Apr 18, 2013 - Staff:  Norma Jean Bappe died Monday, April 15, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 78 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, ... [more]

Stanford Lyle Salway Jr.

Apr 18, 2013 - Staff:  Stanford Lyle Salway Jr. died Monday, April 15, 2013, at Lander Valley Medical Center. He was 55 years old.
A wake and rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, April ... [more]

Vernon 'Vern' Groathouse

Apr 17, 2013 - Staff:  Vernon "Vern" Groathouse, of Riverton, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Wind River Health Care. He was 92 years old.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]