Obituaries

Elmer Dale "Pete" Peterson, 84 years old, of Sheridan, WY, went home to his Heavenly Father on May 26, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in St. Paul, MN on June 4, 1928, and adopted 3 days later by Elmer E. and Myrtle (Stockdale) Peterson, of Duluth, MN. He was raised in Duluth; graduating from Central High School in 1946. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1946.

Chester Carl Burton, Sr., 66, of Midwest, gained his Angel wings on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY.

Chester was born on December 31, 1946 in Olean, NY to Harry and Mary (Hamer) Burton. Chester was fortunate enough to be raised by Craig O'Brien in Sheridan, WY. He graduated from Sheridan High School and then served in the U.S. Army.

Chester Carl Burton, Sr., 66, of Midwest, gained his Angel wings on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY.

A Celebration of Life for Chester will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Kane Funeral Home with Father Michael Ehiemere officiating.

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

Evelyn M. Dinkel, 94, of Dayton, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan in Sheridan, WY.

Dennis Michael Carlin, 66, of Sheridan, Wyoming, died Friday, May 17, 2013 in a motorcycle accident near Kirby, Montana.

Dennis was born July 7, 1946 in Rochester, New York to Michael and Ruth (Heimbichner) Carlin. The family moved to Billings, Montana when Dennis was very young and he grew up and attended Billings schools, graduating from Billings West in 1964.

The Lord gently took Betty’ Leath’s hand and led her into Heaven on May 3rd, after a short illness. She was surrounded by those who love her. Funeral services for Betty, of Spokane, Washington and former Buffalo resident, will be held Friday, May 24th at 2:00 p.m. at the Buffalo Wesleyan Church, with Pastor William Dunlap officiating.

Franklin B. Wilson, 65, of Arvada passed away on Friday, February 15, 2013 at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

James B. Stuart, III, was born on July 31, 1925, in Romeo, Michigan, to Sarah "Goldie" Roswell and Ford Lee Stuart. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1942. James married Irene Balanecki on December 28, 1946. They were married for 66 wonderful years and had three children.

Phoebe Miriam (Morgan) Trimmer died Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She lived those last days as she lived her life, loving, brave and stubbornly strong.

Graveside Services for Phoebe will be held on Saturday, May 25th at 11 a.m. in Worland, Wyoming with Reverend Oyer Morgan officiating.

Amy Jacobson, 89, of Spokane, WA, formerly a longtime Sheridan resident, died on December 18, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband Don Jacobson in 2003. She is survived by her son Jerry Jacobson of Spokane, WA, granddaughter Jodie Remington of Rapid City, S.D., three great granddaughters and four great great grandchildren.

Funeral services for May Darrah, 97 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Wednesday morning at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Monday May 20th at 10:00 a.m. from the First United Methodist Church in Buffalo Reverend KyungSu Jung officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home chapel on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Funeral services for Legendary Wyoming Law Enforcement Officer and long time Buffalo Chief of Police, John H. (Sundown) Taffner who died on Tuesday afternoon at his home in Buffalo, will be held Monday May, 20th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dr. Bob Miller officiating.

Clarence W. Huntley, 85, of Scottsdale, Arizona, stepped over into heaven on Tuesday morning, May 12, 2013.

Evelyn M. Dinkel, 94, of Dayton, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Funeral services for Nick Tyrrell, 62 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly of an apparent heart attack at his home in Buffalo on Friday will be announced and held at a later date. Donations can be made in Nick’s memory to the Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.