Obituaries

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.

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to share it”

Elmer L. Schaffer Jr., 78, of Sheridan, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Westview Health Care Center. He was born November 21, 1937 in Ritzville, WA to Elmer F. and Mary (Weitzel) Schaffer. He attended schools in Sheridan and after high school he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He served in North Africa and other overseas stations from 1954 to 1958.

Funeral services for Sharon Bishop, 74 year old Buffalo woman who passed away suddenly Friday afternoon at the Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana, will be held Thursday, August 11, at 10:00 a.m. at Summit Wesleyan Church in Buffalo with Pastor Steven Martin officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Franklin “Frank” Monroe Shaffer, Sr. passed away Saturday August 6, 2016 at Mountain View Living Center at the Sheridan VAMC.

He was born June 24, 1922 to Clarence and Nellie (Bennick) Shaffer, in Sheridan. Frank was a graduate of Sheridan High School. In 1938 and 1940 he was selected as first-string quarter back for the Wyoming High School All State football team.

Mary "Ilene" Welch Harvey passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving daughters, Thursday August 4, 2016. She was born January 23, 1929 to C. Golden and Ora (Meeks) Welch in Cowley, WY.
She married Duane Howard Harvey on July 18, 1948, after a 4 month courtship. They were sealed for time and all eternity on August 21, 1968 in the Idaho Falls Temple.

Daniel Patrick “Danny” Sutherland, 40, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital resulting from a car accident. He was born on September 9, 1975, in Sheridan, WY, to parents James Patrick and Tena Marie (Onkka) Sutherland.

Mary L. Coonis, 79, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Westview Health Care Center. She was born on June 11, 1937, in Pleasanton, TX, to parents Reuben and Lucille (Langley) Jackson. She married William A. Coonis on June 14, 1957, in San Antonio, TX.

Dana Bryant, 65, of Sheridan, WY passed away August 3, 2016, with her family at her side. Dana was born in Worland, WY March 16, 1951, to Eugene and Evelyn Guibault. As a child she moved to California, where she graduated from high school in 1969. She married Steve Leetch, and together they had 3 children, Todd, Becky, and Margaret. They were later divorced.

Herbert W. Moore, 76, of Story, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at his residence.

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