Obituaries

Leemon Harley Streeter Jr., 78, of Sheridan, Wyoming, passed away Aug. 13th with his family by his side after an illness of several months. Lee was born on July 2nd 1938, in Brewster, Nebraska to Leemon Harley and Mary Sara Jane Streeter.

Kenneth Dean Stevenson, 73, of Sheridan, Wyoming, passed away August 14th, 2016 with his family by his side, after courageously battling cancer for several months. Kenny was born October 27th, 1942 in Abingdon, Illinois to Charles Stevenson, Sr. and Violet Roach Stevenson. Charlie and Vi moved to Sheridan, Wyoming with their four boys in 1945.

Harold (Harald) Rapp, 80 years old, joined His Savior Friday, August 12, 2016 @ 2:35pm at his home, with his wife Darlene “Babe” Rapp and family members present.

A celebration of the life of Coach Jerry Cross, 85 year old longtime Buffalo resident who passed away quietly at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo Thursday afternoon, surrounded by his family, will be held Saturday, August 20 at 10:00 a.m. in Coach Cross’ old gym, which is now the Bomber Mountain Civic Center Gym in Buffalo.

Mass of Christian Burial for Jean Ellen Michelena, 78 year old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly Wednesday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, surrounded by her family, will be celebrated Saturday, August 13th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Peter Johnson as celebrant.

Virginia “Ginny” Lee Price, 80, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at her residence. She was born on June 25, 1936, in Wichita, KS, to parents Hadley John Paul and Dora (Eickhoff) Steffens. Ginny married Dean Price in Independence, KS, on December 21, 1957.

Mark Allen, 65, passed away on July 29th, 2016 at his home in Bozeman, MT after a two-year battle with cancer. Mark was born in Murray, KY on May 26, 1951 to Thomas and Patricia Allen. He grew up in Sheridan, WY, and even when circumstances took him elsewhere, he always considered it home.

Leif Erik Blomquist was born January 9, 1997, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Sheridan, WY. He went to his heavenly home on August 9, 2016, at the age of 19 years, 7 months, after a lifetime of illness.

Gary Lynn Pudge, 49 of College Station, TX passed away at his home on July 24, 2016.
Gary was born on December 17, 1966 in Casper, WY to Jim Pudge and Jan Pudge. Gary worked at Intermountain Labs, in Sheridan until his transfer to College Station in 1989, where he was later the branch manager. Gary then became branch manager for the College Station Energy Lab.

Carrie Nanette Olson, 61, departed this earth on July 25, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, MT, of a rare Neurological disorder. Carrie was born in Port Hueneme, CA, July 11, 1955, to parents Ruth (Gunn) and Benjamin Chastain. She grew up in Sheridan with her grandparents, then in Japan.

Ralph L. Miller, Jr., 71, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Marvin Dale Updike, 67, of Rathdrum, ID, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016, in a one car accident.

Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Martha Bailey, 40, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016, at her residence.

Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Cheri Caldwell, 69, of Sheridan, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Laurel Ann “Laurie” Hills passed peacefully into God's arms on Sunday, July 24th at Sheridan Manor where she had resided the past three years after a long journey through Alzheimer’s disease. She was surrounded by people she had loved and who loved her.