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David Alan Batchelder

Mar 23, 2015 - Staff:  David Alan Batchelder died Tuesday, March 17, 2015. He was 58 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Chapel of Mount Hope at ... [more]

Gary J. DeFine

Mar 23, 2015 - Staff:  Gary J. DeFine, of Riverton, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 72 years old.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Arlyn Chester Willow

Mar 23, 2015 - Staff:  Arlyn Chester Willow, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, March 16, 2015. He was 39 years old.
A rosary was Friday, March 20, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with ... [more]

Viola Vigil

Mar 20, 2015 - Staff:  Viola Vigil, of Riverton, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 87 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. ... [more]

Allen Vodopich

Mar 20, 2015 - Staff:  Allen Vodopich, of Riverton, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at home with his wife by his side. He was 58 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. ... [more]

Charlene Emma Jones Sackman

Mar 20, 2015 - Staff:  Charlene Emma Jones Sackman, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at her home at Garden Square in Greeley, Colo. She was 92 years old.
A ... [more]

Viola May Auer

Mar 19, 2015 - Staff:  Viola May Auer died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Thermopolis. She was 98 years old.
A visitation will be 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the First ... [more]

Maryln Kay McLean

Mar 19, 2015 - Staff:  Maryln Kay McLean, of Lander, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, after a lengthy illness. She was 75 years old.
Per her request, there will be no services.
Maryln ... [more]

Powiah A. Carpitcher Sr.

Mar 18, 2015 - Staff:  Powiah A. Carpitcher Sr., of Riverton, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City. He was 40 years old.
A rosary will ... [more]

Edward 'Ed' L. Birckhead

Mar 18, 2015 - Staff:  Edward "Ed" L. Birckhead, formerly of Fremont County, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at his home in Green River after a long battle with cancer. He was 78 years ... [more]

Dean L. Purves

Mar 17, 2015 - Staff:  Dean L. Purves, of Lander, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Billings, Mont., after a brief illness. He was 85 years old.
A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Isaac 'Ike' Washington Sr.

Mar 17, 2015 - Staff:  Isaac "Ike" Washington Sr., of Arapahoe, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. He was 61 years old.
A rosary and wake will be at 7 ... [more]

Jared "Junie" Daniel Tarness Jr.

Mar 17, 2015 - Staff:  Jared "Junie" Daniel Tarness Jr., formerly of Fort Washakie, died Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho. He was 49 years ... [more]

Helen Louise Bell

Mar 16, 2015 - Staff:  Helen Louise Maulik Bell, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. She was 75 years old.
A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]

Raylene Susie Lewis Ashburn

Mar 16, 2015 - Staff:  Raylene Susie Lewis Ashburn, of Lander, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015. She was 63 years old.
A small private ceremony will be at a later date.
Raylene Lewis ... [more]

Reva Lane

Mar 16, 2015 - Staff:  Reva Lane, of Riverton, died Friday, March 13, 2015, in Cheyenne. She was 87 years old.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Davis ... [more]

Howard Asa Addison Jr.

Mar 16, 2015 - Staff:  Howard Asa Addison Jr. died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Casper. He was 40 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday, March 16, at Great Plains Hall in ... [more]

Robert Dale 'Poppy' Davis

Mar 12, 2015 - Staff:  Robert Dale "Poppy" Davis died Monday, March 9, 2015, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper surrounded by loved ones. He was 78 years old.
A viewing will be 4 ... [more]

Mary Hiber Fitzgerald

Mar 12, 2015 - Staff:  Mary Hiber Fitzgerald, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. She was 82 years old.
Graveside services were Friday, Feb. 13, in Las Cruces, ... [more]

Donna (Potter) Ani

Mar 12, 2015 - Staff:  Donna (Potter) Ani, of St. Stephen's, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie. She was 50 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 ... [more]

Benson C'Bearing Jr.

Mar 11, 2015 - Staff:  Benson C'Bearing Jr., a lifelong resident of the Wind River Indian Reservation, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at his home. He was 34 years old.
Funeral services ... [more]

Etta C. (Blackburn) Taylor

Mar 10, 2015 - Staff:  Etta C. (Blackburn) Taylor died Monday, March 2, 2015, at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was 59 years old.
A memorial service will be in the ... [more]

Ralph Urbigkeit

Mar 10, 2015 - Staff:  Ralph Urbigkeit, of Crowheart, died Sunday, March 8, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was 90 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March ... [more]

Alice Gantenbein

Mar 6, 2015 - Staff:  Alice Gantenbein, of Pavillion, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at her home. She was 79 years old.
Per her request, there will be no services.
Alice Louise ... [more]

Cindy J. Baker

Mar 5, 2015 - Staff:  Cindy J. Baker, of Lander, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at her home. She was 54 years old.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, March 9, at Mount ... [more]

Eugene Vaughn Hilpp

Mar 5, 2015 - Staff:  Eugene Vaughn Hilpp, of Lander, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, with family by his side at SageWest Health Care at Lander. He was 88 years old.
Per his request, ... [more]

Ramon Floyd Shepard

Mar 2, 2015 - Staff:  Ramon Floyd Shepard, of Lander, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 49 years old.
There will be no services.
Ramon Floyd ... [more]

Katie Laverne Dannaldson

Mar 2, 2015 - Staff:  Katie Laverne Dannaldson, of Shoshoni, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at her home. She was 70 years old.
Cremation has taken place.
Katie Dannaldson was born ... [more]

Loretta Jean Porter Norman

Mar 2, 2015 - Staff:  Loretta Jean Porter Norman, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, following complications from a stroke. She was 74 years old.
A funeral service ... [more]

Carol Marsh

Mar 2, 2015 - Staff:  Carol Marsh, of Riverton, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at her home. She was 59 years old.
Per her request, there will be no services. A remembrance reception ... [more]