Obituaries

 Sheridan resident Florence Birchby, 85, passed away on Monday, Septmeber 14, 2009 at Westview Health Care Center.

Shirley Willett, age 86, died September 9, 2009, in Omaha, NE. Mrs. Willett was the sister of Lorraine Husman of Story, WY, 82801.

Services were held in Omaha Saturday, September 12.

Graveside services will be held at Sheridan Municipal Cemetery Thursday, September 17, at 2:00 with Reverend Phil Wold, Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating.

E. A. “Chic” Dunne, 75, of Sheridan, WY, died Tuesday, September 8, 2009 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

“Chic” was born July 26, 1934 in Sioux City, Iowa to George and Muriel (Wright) Dunne. He grew up and attended Holy Name School and graduated from Sheridan High School in 1952.

Daniel (Danny) Orr, age 62, passed away September 7, 2009 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Danny was born March 29, 1947 to Ross H. "Shorty" and Luella (Frey) Orr in Deadwood, South Dakota. He graduated from high school in 1965 and served in the Navy from 1965 to 1969. He married Linda Lenker February 11, 1983.

Iris Ferren, 86, of Sheridan passed away at Sheridan Manor on July 24, 2009.

Jane Jensen,64, passed away in the Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha, NE, on September 4, 2009. Jane was born November 2, 1944, in Rockford, IL, to Kenneth and Evelyn (Fritz) Brazzell.

Jane Jensen,64, passed away in the Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha, NE, on September 4, 2009.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, September 10, at 2:00 p.m. in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

William L. Van Winkle, 73, of Sheridan, WY, passed away September 4, 2009, at Westview Care Center.

Cremation has taken place and private services will be held at a later date. Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

John Egnoce Buszkiewic of Banner, Wyoming passed away on September 7,2009 peacefully at Sheridan Memorial Hospital of natural causes.

John was born to Ignac and Anna (Mates) Buszkiewic on July 8, 1922 in Kooi, Wyoming. He was baptized at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Kleenburn, Wyoming, in 1922.

The following information was handwritten by John himself reflecting upon his own life:

John Battista Destefano, 93, of Sheridan, WY, passed away September 6, 2009, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Gary Miller, 55, passed away August 28, 2009 at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

Born July 3, 1955 in Portland, Oregon to Raymond and Barbara (Cary) Miller, he served in the Army and enjoyed working at carnivals.

No services are planned at this time. Interment will be at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, South Dakota.

Kane Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Ranchester resident, James R. Swisher, 61, passed away on August 28, 2009 at his home.

Sheridan resident Delbert Ventling, 77, passed away August 28, 2009 at his residence.

Richard Barbula, 80, of Sheridan, WY died Sunday, August 30, 2009, in his Sheridan home.

Richard was born March 12, 1929, in Monarch, WY to Hank & Alma (Legerski) Barbula.

Well known area rancher, J. Vernon States, 95, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Westview Health Care Center.

Vernon was born in Logan, KS, on .January 26, 1914, to Perry and Maud (Lappin) States, and moved to Sheridan in 1934. He married Oriel A. Lupton on March 14, 1935, in Sheridan.