Obituaries

Norman Norwood, 92, passed away his residence, on Saturday, August 4 , 2012.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Funeral services for Tressa Driskill, 99 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Thursday afternoon at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, will be held Wednesday, August 8th at 2:00 p.m. from the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Buffalo with Reverend Doug Wasinger officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home chapel on Sunday, August 5th from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Cutler Mikkelson, 84, of Story, Wy, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2012, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Cutler was born March 24, 1928, to Ole and Virginia (Olson) Mikkelson. He was raised in Garretson and Sioux Falls, SD. He served in the Army and was a businessman for most of his life. He married Marlys LaVonne Saunders in 1949 and they had four children.

Dale Joe Yelton, age 69 of Dayton, Wyoming died on Monday, July 30, 2012 at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula, Montana.

Dale Yelton, 69, of Dayton, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2012 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, MT.

Services for Dale will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Dayton Community Church with Pastor Dennis Goodwin officiating.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Graveside funeral services for James Crain, 79 year old Pueblo, Colorado man who passed away June 22nd in Pueblo will be held Saturday, August 11th at 10:00 a.m. at Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo, Wyoming with Pastor Clay Alexander officiating. Donations in Mr. Crain’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N.

Mass of Christian Burial for Bernard Leppink, 95, who passed away on July 21, 2011 and his wife Mina Leppink, 84, who passed away on March 21, 2006, will be celebrated Tuesday August 14th, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo, Wyoming with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant.

Born in Deitz #4 in Sheridan County 14 December 1914 to Jack and (Anna Junger) Steigelman, Veronica (Fron {e} Panetta, 97, gently and gracefully passed away Tuesday at dawn, 30 July 2012 at Westview Health Care Center. Her family worked all over Sheridan and Johnson Counties farming, ranching, and herding sheep. Fron was educated in Leiter, Clearmont, Buffalo and Holy Name in Sheridan.

Neal Laffin, 76, of Sheridan Wy, passed away at the VA Medical Center on Sunday July 29, 2012.

No Services planned at this time.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Hugh Gunn, 89, of Sheridan passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at his home.

He was born in Lusk, WY on December 16, 1922. He served as a pilot in the Army Air Corp during WWII and was a member of the Air Force Reserves. He married Virginia E. Price on June 16, 1948 in Worland, WY.

Jess Clifton Hensley, 91 years old, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Westview Health Care Center, in Sheridan, Wyoming. He was born on October 5, 1920, in Greybull, Wyoming to Clifton and Laura (Sheldon) Hensley. The family moved to Sheridan in 1925. In 1931 his mother passed away leaving Jess to be raised by his father and older sister, Ruth.

Lynn E. “Pat” Connolly passed on to better hunting and fishing grounds the morning of July 16, 2012.

Pat was born October 1, 1934 in Sheridan to Elmer and Mary Connolly and joined seven older siblings; Annabelle (Weltner), Esther (West), Evelyn (Sullivan), Florence (Dahlin) and Marietta (Bickel), Tom Connolly, Dale Connolly, and was later joined by Bob Connolly.

Funeral services for Travis Dean Graff, infant son of Joe Graff and Amy Rose Pehringer who died in a vehicle accident in South Dakota, will held on Monday, July23rd at 2:00 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor John Orwig officiating. Burial will be at the Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo following the service.

Brian Lester, 43, of Sheridan passed away on Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. No Services are planned.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Mass of Christian Burial for Johanna Gainey, 95 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at the Amie Holt Care Center, will be celebrated Tuesday, July 24th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant.