Obituaries

LeRoy "Jack" Husman, 85, of Sheridan, passed away at his residence on July 19, 2009.

Joseph H. McGuigan, 73, of Sheridan, passed away at the Sheridan VA Medical Center on July 20, 2009.

Joseph was born on October 18, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA to John and Matilda McGuigan. After school he enlisted in the Navy and served from 1955 until his honorable discharge in 1958. He ran cattle and enjoyed panning for gold and collecting coins.

Emma H. Fry, 95, of Sheridan, passed away at Sheridan Manor on July 17, 2009.

Anna L. Roberts, 50, of Sheridan, passed away at Sheridan Manor on July 19, 2009.

Thelma O. Bent, 81, of Sheridan died Monday, June 22, 2009 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Funeral service is 10 am Friday, June 26th at St. Peter's Episcopal Church with the Reverend Kevin Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Elks section of Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Micheal D. Semler, 75, of Sheridan, WY died Saturday, July 11, 2009, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.

Mike was born July 25, 1933, in Oxford, Colorado to Gus & Martha (Miller) Semler.

Rose Marie Lutz, 90, of Sheridan, passed away on July 9,2009 at Sheridan Manor of complications from pancreatic cancer.

C. W. “Bill” Babcock, 76, of Sheridan, WY, died Saturday, July 4, 2009 at his residence.

Bill was born April 1, 1933 in Sheridan, WY to Charles Leslie and Grace (Snell) Babcock. He grew up and attended Sheridan schools and graduated from Sheridan High School. He then attended Sheridan Community College.

Helene A. Waddell, 95, of Sheridan, WY, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009 in Sheridan Manor.

Mrs. Waddell was born September 24, 1913 in Linwood, Nebraska to Robert and Mary ( Bobek) Franklin. She grew up in Linwood and graduated from Linwood High School. Mrs. Waddell came to Sheridan, WY in 1934 where she received her nurses training.

Elenita Prunty, 90, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

She was born May 12, 1919 in Clay County, Iowa to Fred Edwin and Wella Blanche (White) Anderson. Her family moved from Iowa to Jaroso, CO when she was six years of age.

Dorothy W. Bartholme, 85, of Sheridan, passed away on June 25, 2009 at Westview Health Care Center.

Lois E. Folkins, 100, of Sheridan, WY died Tuesday, June 23, 2009, in Sheridan Manor.

Lois was born March 13, 1909, in McClusky, N. Dakota to Charles & Thea (Olson) Peterson.

Cecil W. “Pee Wee” Parsons, 96, of Sheridan, WY, died Saturday, June 20, 2009 in the Sheridan V. A. Medical Center.

Mr. Parsons was born February 28, 1913 in Hobson, Montana to Roy E. and Mattie D. (Bennett) Parsons. In his younger years he attended schools in Hobson and Columbus, Montana. The family moved to Torrington, Wyoming where Cecil graduated from Torrington High School.

Donald N. Warner, of Lovell, WY, passed away at Westview Healthcare Center on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at the age of 70.

Don was born in Iowa on August 12, 1938. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the Methodist Church. Don will be missed by a lot of good friends in the Lovell area.

Catherine C. Brownell Porter, 85, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, June 19, 2009, in Westview Heath Care Center, Sheridan.

Catherine was born July 23, 1923, in Lincoln, Kansas to Charles & Ella (Linker) Chase.