Obituaries

Nora E. Maxted, 96, of Sheridan, WY died Monday, August 3, 2009, in her Sheridan home.

Nora was born June 8, 1913, in Sheridan to Emanuel & Elizabeth (Graff) Achenbach.

Braydon J. Stanley, 12 weeks old, died Sunday, August 2, 2009, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.

Braydon was born May 11, 2009, in Sheridan to John Stanley and Lindsay Pinson.

Braydon was loved by his family. He was a member of the LDS Church.

Braydon is survived by his father & mother; brother Jace Horn; grandparents in Georgia and great grandparents Roberta & Chuck Harmon.

George (Scotty) Schuman, 96, of Sheridan, passed away on August 2, 2009, at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 5, 2009 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at Kane Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 2:00 pm at the Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Rebecca F. Notti, 18, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at her family’s ranch near Otter, Montana. A viewing will be held on Monday, August 3, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Kane Funeral Home. The memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Monday, August 3, 2009 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Sheridan, with the Reverend Kevin Jones officiating.

Flora Jean Rice Dowson, 86, of Sheridan, passed away on July 29, 2009, at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.

Visitation will be at Kane Funeral Home on Friday, July 31, 2009, from 5:30 to 7:30pm and Funeral Services will be held at the First Methodist Church on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 10:00 a.m., with Reverend Don Derryberry officiating.

Our Mom, Gramma and friend left us on June 29th, 2009,after a short illness, to be in a better place.
Elaine Loretta Wondra was born at home in Monarch to Michael and Anne Kawulok, on July 31st, 1928.

Edith Collins, 88, of Arvada, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2009 at the Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Gillette.

Edith was born January 26, 1921 in Sheridan, WY to Frank and Clara Clabaugh. She wed Marion Collins in Hardin, MT and was a dedicated homemaker. For many years she sold Avon in the Arvada area, was a member of the Arvada Women’s Club, and enjoyed gardening and cooking.

Brent Charles Fosnight, 44, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2009.

Beverly Ann Fuqua, 65, formerly of Sheridan, WY, died Saturday, July 25, 2009 in Denver, CO.

Beverly was born February 6, 1944 in Sheridan, WY to Gale and Freda (Whitford) Douglas. She grew up and attended Woodland Park grade school and graduated from Sheridan High School.

Roger Stevens Bent, 81, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, July 24, 2009, in Billings Clinic, Billings, MT.

Roger was born March 20, 1928, in Sheridan to Roger & Berenice (Stevens) Bent.

Iris L. Ferren, 87, passed away Friday, July 24, 2009 at Sheridan Manor. She was born November 24, 1921, to Ralph C. and Velma M. Ferren in Sheridan, WY, where she attended school and was baptized into the First Christian Church. She expressed her love of music through the piano, organ, and clarinet.

William E. “Bud” Gleason, 61, of Banner, WY, died Friday, July 17, 2009 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Gleason was born August 12, 1947 in Sheridan, WY to William and Hattie (Bixby) Gleason. Bill grew up in Sheridan and Gillette and attended schools in both cities.

He was a proud Vietnam Veteran serving his country in Vietnam from 1967 to 1972.

Clarence P. "Red" May, 76, died July 23, 2009. Born August 22, 1932 in Monticello, Minnesota to George Joseph May and Mary Theresa Rogers, May wed Patricia Whittier on February 10, 1964 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He worked for many years as a dairyman and enjoyed wood carving, working on cars, and spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.

A Sheridan memorial service will be held at 7 pm Friday, July 24th at The WYO Theater for Dr. Pat Cummings, 56, who died July 11th when a private plane in which he was a passenger crashed in St. Johns County, Fla., killing the pilot as well.

Dr. Cummings was a partner with Dr. Larry Lidahl at Sheridan Eyecare for more than 20 years.

Nancy Eaton Ferguson, 88, of Wolf, passed away at her residence on July 21, 2009.