Obituaries

Carl Alvin, Jr., 77, of Sheridan, WY, died Tuesday, November 26 in Sheridan Manor. Arrangements are pending with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Betty E. Bocek, 89, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

The world lost a great woman, a truly loving presence to both two and four-footed beings, when Lana Colnar passed away. She was someone in whose world you could recover your equilibrium and emerge from it refreshed and with a renewed faith in life.

Mass of Christian Burial for Cecilia Pierson, 57 year old long time Buffalo resident who passed away peacefully on Saturday at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo surrounded by her loving family, will be celebrated on Monday, December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Peter Johnson as Celebrant.

Funeral services for Barb Bornholtz, 69 year old long time Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly November 7th at her home in Buffalo, will be held Monday, November 25th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Mark Wilson officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Funeral services for Margee Hudson, 90 year old Buffalo woman who passed away in Buffalo surrounded by her loved ones on November 10, 2013 will be held at a later date. Friends may donate in Margee’s memory to the Suzie Bowling Lawrence Hospice in care of Harness Funeral Home at 351 North Adams Avenue, Buffalo, Wyoming 82834.

Richard Milo Williams of Sheridan, Wyoming passed away on Friday, November 15, 2013 at Sheridan Manor. Richard was born July 13, 1925 at the family ranch on Piney Creek to his parents Harry Ernest and Alice Bremer Williams. He was the fifth of 11 children.

John Zukowski Sr., 96, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, November
14, 2013 at the VA Medical Center.

John was born in Syracuse, NY on March 6, 1917, to parents, Charlie and Mary (Kunce) Zukowski. He grew up there and later joined the US Army during WWII. He married Grace Stimas.

John enjoyed fishing, hunting, walking, swimming and spending time with his family.

Funeral services for Beth “Toots” Cook, 68 year old Sheridan woman who passed away Saturday the 16th of November at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital, will be held Monday, December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Reverend Kevin Jones officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral. Donations in Mrs.

Robert Dean Hunter of Sheridan, Wyoming passed away on Friday, November 15, 2013 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings, MT, of natural causes.
Per Robert’s request there will be a small family service held at a later date. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

John Joseph Zukowski Sr., 96, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the VA Medical Center.
Graveside Services for John will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Dayton Cemetery with Father Jim Heiser officiating with full Military Honors.
Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Verda Mae (Dinius) Taylor of Sheridan, Wyoming, passed away on November 10, 2013 at the Green House Living for Sheridan. Verda was born on May 29, 1930, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She was the only child of the late Archie and Juanita (Osmun) Dinius.

Jerome Thomas Brown, 93, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Westview Health Care Center.

Jerry was born on March 16, 1920 in Sheridan, WY to parents Roy M. and Mary (Murphy) Brown. After school he joined the US Army, served during WWII where he earned the Bronze Star. He married Theresa Arts in Abilene, TX on June 23, 1943.

Funeral services for Nancy Backer, 74 year old Kaycee woman who passed away Tuesday, November 5th at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming will be held Saturday, November 16th at 2:00 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home with Melissa Vandeberg officiating.

Graveside services for Carol Garland, 68 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Tuesday at the Westview Nursing Center in Sheridan, Wyoming will be held Monday, November 11th at 11:00 a.m. at Willow Grove Cemetery with Pastor William Dunlap officiating. Visitation will be held at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m.