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Diana K. SoundingSides

Jun 6, 2012 - Staff:  Diana K. SoundingSides, 24, died Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper as the result of a one-car accident near Buffalo on Thursday, ... [more]

James H. 'Scotty' Gordon

Jun 5, 2012 - Staff:  James H. "Scotty" Gordon, 88, died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at his home in Shoshoni. Services were Tuesday, May 29, at the Shoshoni Fire Hall with the Rev. Echo ... [more]

Edward 'Eddie' Wadda

Jun 5, 2012 - Staff:  Edward "Eddie" Wadda, 42, of Fort Washakie, died Thursday, May 31, 2012, in a single car accident near Buffalo.
Funeral services are at noon Wednesday, June ... [more]

Terry C. Coulston

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  Terry C. "Cadillac" Coulston died at Lander Regional Hospital on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. He was 40 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday, June 4, ... [more]

James T. Clem

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  James T. "Tom/Tommy" Clem II died in Riverton on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. He was 42 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, at St. Stephen's ... [more]

John L. Hull

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton native John L. Hull, 56, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Hayden, Colo., following a long battle with cancer.
A memorial service was Thursday, May 31, ... [more]

Edward L. Wadda

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  Funeral services for Edward L. Wadda of Fort Washakie are at noon Wednesday, June 6, at Rocky Mountain Hall at Fort Washakie. Burial will be in the Sacajawea ... [more]

Lee Tillman

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  Lee M. Tillman, 70, died Sunday, May 27, 2012, surrounded by loved ones.
A funeral service is at noon Thursday, May 31, preceded by a wake Wednesday, May 30, ... [more]

Ruth A. Vogelsang

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  Ruth A. "Slim" Vogelsang died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at her home in Riverton.
She was 62 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no ... [more]

Irene J. Baker

Jun 1, 2012 - Staff:  Irene J. Baker, 85, of Pavillion, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the Gorman ... [more]

Esther L. Wicker

May 31, 2012 - Staff:  Graveside services for former Riverton resident Esther L. Wicker are at 1 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.
Mrs. Wicker, 79, died ... [more]

Southernman V. Addison

May 31, 2012 - Staff:  Southernman V. Addison, 35, of Arapahoe, died Friday, May 25, 2012, at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colo.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Levi L. Minard

May 29, 2012 - Staff:  Former Fremont County resident Levi L. Minard, 88, of Ingram, Texas, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in a hospital in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Memorial services ... [more]

Dean D. Rowan

May 29, 2012 - Staff:  Dean D. Rowan, 62, of Rawlins, formerly of Lander and Fort Washakie, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
Funeral services ... [more]

Edward Dale St. John

May 27, 2012 - Staff:  Edward Dale St. John of Casper died following a brief illness on Monday, May 21, 2012 at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper. He was 62 years old.
He was the ... [more]

Raymond John Bessler

May 27, 2012 - Staff:  Longtime Powell area resident Raymond John Bessler, 83, died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the Powell Valley Care Center. He was the father of Mike Bessler, of ... [more]

James H. 'Scotty' Gordon

May 27, 2012 - Staff:  Memorial services for James H. "Scotty" Gordon are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, at the Shoshoni Fire Hall, Inurnment follows at the Lakeview Cemetery at ... [more]

Jack E. Gaudern Sr.

May 27, 2012 - Staff:  Jack E. Gaudern Sr. of Shoshoni died Friday, May 18, 2012, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 91.
Cremation has taken place. The family ... [more]

Buster High

May 25, 2012 - Staff:  Former Fremont County resident Buster High, 65, of Winnemucca, Nev., died Thursday, April 12, 2012, in a small plane crash near Green River.
Services were ... [more]

A. Rex Rogers

May 25, 2012 - Staff:  A. Rex Rogers, 80, died Monday, May 21, 2012, at his home in Riverton.
Memorial services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at the Davis Funeral Home with the ... [more]

Carl H. Christopherson

May 24, 2012 - Staff:  Carl H. Christopherson, 81, died Sunday, May 20, 2012.
A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in ... [more]

Thomas E. 'Rusty' Sparks

May 24, 2012 - Staff:  Thomas E. "Rusty" Sparks, 54, died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at his home in Lander, with his family present, after a long battle with cancer.
Funeral services are ... [more]

Nathan G. Lenard

May 23, 2012 - Staff:  A memorial services for Nathan G. Lenard, 48, is at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at the Set Free Church, 620 W. Adams Ave., Riverton.
Mr. Lenard died Monday, ... [more]

David R. Gossett

May 23, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton native David R. Gossett, 58, died of cancer Monday, May 14, 2012, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Lakeland, Fla.
Memorial services were ... [more]

Jovan C. Willow

May 22, 2012 - Staff:  Jovan C. Willow, 24, died Friday, May 18, 2012, in a one-vehicle accident east of Shoshoni.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, at Rocky Mountain ... [more]

Arline N. Addison

May 20, 2012 - Staff:  Former Riverton resident Arline N. Addison died from lung cancer Saturday, May 12, 2012, at her home in Wheatland. She was 79.
As per her request, there ... [more]

Claire (Cameron) Norsworthy

May 20, 2012 - Staff:  Lander native Claire (Cameron) Norsworthy, 76, of Walla Walla, Wash., died Thursday, April 19, 2012.
A celebration of life service was Friday, April 27, at ... [more]

Russel D. Tofflemire Sr.

May 20, 2012 - Staff:  Former Riverton resident Russel D. Tofflemire Sr. died Monday, April 16, 2012, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.
He was 74 ... [more]

Esther Brodrick Brumage

May 18, 2012 - Staff:  Esther Brodrick Brumage, 93, died of natural causes Thursday, April 26, 2012, at the Powell Valley Care Center. She was the mother of the late Gary Brodrick of ... [more]

John H. Federer III

May 17, 2012 - Staff:  John H. Federer III, 64, general contractor and longtime resident of the Lander area, died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at his home, after a short battle with ... [more]