Henry L. (Hank) Beffert entered peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus at the V.A. Medical Center, Sheridan, WY following a short illness. Hank was born in Lehr, North Dakota, August 2, 1916 to Margaretta Kranzler and Henry Biefert. He spent his teenage years working on various farms around Napoleon, North Dakota and Hardin, Montana.

Josephine May (Jo) Armstrong, 88, of Cheyenne died July 9th at Life Care Center of Cheyenne. She was born April 6, 1924, in Laramie to George Frank Struble and Madge Irene (Summers) Struble, and had lived in Cheyenne since 1994, with prior residence in Sheridan and Laramie. Jo graduated from Laramie High School in 1941. She married Warren Junior Armstrong on October 21, 1945, in Laramie.

Phoebe Ann (Mills) Morgan, age 75 of Oakland, died Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, Illinois.

Funeral services for Elaine “Dean” Holmes, 89 year old Casper resident who passed away Thursday morning at the Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper, will be held Friday, July 13th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with her son Jim Dean, Father Stuart Crawshaw and Father Ken Kinner officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday from 1:00 p.m.

Marvene S. Shidler, 80, of Buffalo passed away on Monday, July 9, 2012 at the Sheridan Manor.

William Andrew (Bill) Mentock died Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Bill was the second of seven boys born to Ray and Alice (Demchok) Mentock on April 1, 1952, in Sheridan, Wyoming. When he was four years old, his family moved to Cody, Wyoming. Bill attended Cody schools and graduated from Cody High School in 1970.

Betty June Horsley, 77, of Sheridan passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at the Billings Clinic.

A Celebration of Life for Betty will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Kane Funeral Home Reception Hall.

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Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Virginia L. Keller, 91, of Sheridan, WY died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan.

Mrs. Keller is the mother of Sheridan resident Carol Swartz. Graveside service will be in Wisconsin.
Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Claude Dwinell, 60, of Sheridan passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, July 1, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife Christine Dwinell. Private services for family and close friends will be held at a later date by invitation only.

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Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Funeral services for Les Fowler, 70 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Thursday morning at his home in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday, July 3rd at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Darren S. Chavez, 48, of Ranchester passed away at his residence on Friday, June 29, 2012.

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Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Ilene C. Roberson, 72, of Sheridan passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Sheridan Manor after a couragous battle with alzheimers. Cremation has take place. An intimate family service was held on Friday, June 29, 2012 at Kane Funeral Home in Sheridan, WY.

Private family services for Margot Thom, 91 year old former Buffalo resident who passed away March 11, in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by her loving family, will be held in Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo, Wyoming with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. At Margots request, donations in her memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N.

Douglas Ryan, of Sheridan, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at his home following a battle with cancer.

Imogene "Emmy" Mitchell, 99, of Sheridan passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at the Westview Health Care Center.