Obituaries

Forrest E. Mars, Jr., 84, of Big Horn, WY, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Seattle, WA.

A Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Sheridan, WY. Private Family Services will be held.

Maxine Marie (Fried) Fudge, 64, of Big Horn, WY, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, MT surrounded by her family. She battled cancer for nearly 12 years with courage and positivity. She welcomed God’s challenge to show people that it is possible to have cancer and still live a full life.

Felipe Velasquez, 91 year old Buffalo resident, passed away peacefully at his home Friday, July 22, 2016. Felipe is survived by his wife Bertha Velasquez of Buffalo; two sons, Felipe Velasquez of Sheridan and Pablo Velasquez of Gillette; one daughter, Martha Novotny of Buffalo; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Louis Timar, 84 year old man, residing in Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away July 20th, 2016 with his family at his side. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 26th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Tom Saur officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, July 25th from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel. Donations in Mr.

Sally Jane Hart Strand, 79, of Sheridan passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 in the Scott Cottage at the Green House Living.

Deborah Jean (Olson) Bell, age 59, was born on August 19, 1956, at McKenzie County Memorial Hospital in Watford City, ND. After a prolonged struggle with cancer, she passed away in her home in Sheridan, WY, on July 20th, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.

Anna Marie Legerski, age 50, of Sheridan, passed away peacefully at the Billings Clinic on January 5, 2016, due to complications from Lupus.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Park Reservoir in the Big Horn Mountains on Saturday, July 30, 2016, with a luncheon at noon followed by services at 1:00. This is a casual gathering for all her family and friends.

Funeral services for Esther Grace Balden, 90 year old Buffalo woman, who passed away July 18, 2016 at the Johnson County Healthcare Center will be held Friday, July 22, 2016 at 2 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Clay Alexander officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

A celebration of life for Randy Silbernagel, 49 year old lifelong Buffalo resident, who passed away suddenly Saturday morning at the Johnson County Memorial Hospital in Buffalo, will be held by his family at a later date. Donations in Randy’s memory may be made to the Jim Gatchell Museum in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 Adams in Buffalo.

Brian McClelland, 61, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at his residence.

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

Charles Byron Elmgren, 95, of Sheridan passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at his residence.

Byron was born on March 21, 1921 to Carl and Minnie Josephine (Nelson) Elmgren in Benson, Minnesota. People knew him as CB, C. Byron, Mr. Elmgren, but mostly Uncle Byron.

Rachel Marie Dietz Dahlin was born in Edmore, ND on October 17, 1956. She went to be with Jesus, July 16th 2016 after a long and challenging illness. She always projected a kind, cheerful and loving soul, even in times of her illness. Her love and the love for her continue forever intertwined with whomever she crossed paths with.

Coral Mae Hudecek Shannon, 79, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at the First Baptist Church with her daughter Chaplin (MAJ) Leslie Nelson officiating.

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

The world lost its most courageous soul since John Wayne when Michael A. Guy, Sr., passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He was surrounded by his family. Mike escaped death many times, but eventually succumbed to diabetes, heart failure, kidney failure, a collapsed lung, a gallbladder infection, pneumonia, and cancer.
He was tough.

Graveside funeral services for James Robins, 85 year old Johnson County resident who passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 10th at the V.A. Hospital in Sheridan, Wyoming will be held Friday, July 15th at 10 a.m. from Willow Grove Cemetery with Joe Lansiedel officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, July 14th from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.