Obituaries

Timothy “Randy” Kawamoto, 69, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at his residence. Per his request no services will be held.

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

Isaac “Ike” Plumlee, 68, of Ranchester, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at the Sheridan Manor.

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

Ja'Kodda Wegner, 2, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, in a car accident.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, December 28, 2015, at Kane Funeral Home with Pastor Terral Bearden officiating.

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

Funeral services for Evelyn Hakert, 96 year old long time Buffalo resident and Wyoming Pioneer woman who passed away quietly Thursday evening at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Wednesday, December 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo, with Father Doug Wasinger officiating.

Funeral services for Lillian Hedges, 100 year old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly Thursday evening at the Agape Manor in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday, December 22, at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Reverend Clay Alexander officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Funeral services for Bob Alinder, longtime Buffalo resident who passed away Monday at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, will be held Friday, December 18th at 11:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Alena Lamirato officiating. Visitation will held Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. from the funeral home chapel.

John D. Jackson, 90, of Lewistown, MT, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2015 at his son's residence in Sheridan, WY. He was born on December 19, 1924, in Christina, MT, to parents John Wesley and Martha (Brooks) Jackson.

He married Lillie Gertrude Dodd on August 31, 1949. They were married for almost 64 years and dad was never the same after Lillie (Toots) past away in 2013.

Mass of Christian Burial for Marilyn Gibbons, 60 year old Story resident who passed away quietly Monday afternoon at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be celebrated on Saturday, December 19th at 1:00 p.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as Celebrant. A Vigil Service will be held on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m.

Private family memorial weekend in Buffalo was held for Janet Pelichowski, 81 year old Buffalo resident who has experienced freedom from her suffering on December 6, 2015 at the Amie Holt Care Center.

Funeral Services for Pat Whaley 72 year old long time Buffalo resident who passed away quietly Sunday morning at his ranch near Greybull, will be held Friday, December 18th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Spencer Hepp officiating. Donations in Pat’s memory may be made to the Bread of Life Food Pantry or the St.

Funeral services for longtime Johnson County resident Dottie Lawrence, who died on Sunday, in Buffalo, will be held Thursday, December 17th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dr. Bob Miller officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

James H. Austin, 89, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital in the comfort and warmth of his family. He was born the youngest of five children to George and Agnes (Mills) Austin on August 19, 1926. Jim grew up in Sheridan, graduating from high school in 1944.

Cherrill M. Whitlow, 79, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2015, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She was born on August 1, 1936, to parents Joseph M. and Wilma (Shedlock) Meyer.

Donald (Don/Donnie) Dean Chidester, 70, passed away on December 9, 2015, at Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings, Montana.

At 4:47 p.m., December 8, 2015, Rodney Kent Schmidt took off from Billings, MT for destination Heaven. The skies were clear and blue, winds light, with visibility clear to the horizon. Rod was surrounded by family and friends showering him with an abundance of love and faith. He died peacefully after waging a year- long battle fighting cardiac issues.