Obituaries

Ann “Millie” Wantulok, 92, of Wyarno, WY died Wednesday, December 30, 2009, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan, WY.

Mabel A. Parker, 94, of Sheridan, WY, died Thursday, December 24, 2009, in her Sheridan home.

Mabel was born October 17, 1915, in Healey, Kansas to Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Thon.

Dixie L. Holmes, 73, of Sheridan, passed away at her residence on Saturday, December 26, 2009.

Funeral Services are pending at this time.

James L.(Jim) Benepe Jr., 82, of Sheridan died Wednesday, December 23, 2009, at his residence.

Harold Hobbs, 74, of Sheridan passed away at his home on December 22, 2009.

Services are pending at this time.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Kathryn Ann “Kay” Crosby, 86 years old, of Sheridan, WY died Sunday, December 20, 2009 in Westview Healthcare Center in Sheridan.

Ginger Lacek, 77, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2009 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

DeMaris Gwen Little Chief, 62, of Ashland, MT., passed away on Monday, December 21, 2009,

Carolyn Louise Blyth, 74, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2009, at

West View Health Care Center from complications of Parkinson's Disease.

A Memorial Service for Carolyn will be held later this spring.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Beatrice “Tress” McClean, 95, of Sheridan, WY, died Tuesday, December 8, 2009 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

“Tress” was born March 26, 1914 in York, Nebraska to Ralph and Goldie (Elarth) Trussell. The family later moved to Sheridan, WY to open a bakery.

David C. Morgan, 80, of Worland, WY, died Monday, December 7, 2009 in Worland.

Mr. Morgan was born December 8, 2009 on the family homestead on Ash Creek. He grew up and attended schools on Ash Creek and at Monarch, WY. David left home at the age of 14 to go to work on various ranches in the Sheridan area.

Karen Green, 60, of Sheridan, WY died Tuesday, December 8, 2009, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan.

Karen was born March 25, 1949, in Sheridan to Maren & Ora Mae (Troutt) Bell.

Paul D. Paustian, a 90 year-old Sheridan, WY resident, died Tuesday, December 8, 2009, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan.

Paul was born February 18, 1919 to Henry & Stella (Maxwell) Paustian in Balantine, Montana.

Donald Mehling, 69, of Sheridan passed away at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County on December 8, 2009. Donald was born on September 11, 1940, in Park City, Montana, to Conrad and Eugenia Mehling. He worked as an upholsterer for most of his adult life.

Russell Pierce, 65, of Dayton, Wyoming, passed away on December 9, 2009, at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County. He was born on April 13, 1944, in Evanston, Wyoming, to Joseph and Stella (Cook) Pierce. Russell spent most of his life as a lumberjack..

Russell loved fishing and the outdoors. He spent many hours puttering around the house. He was a mountain man and loved the woods.