Obituaries

Another cowboy goes to heaven to rope and ride in the big pasture. Marvin Leroy Taylor, 90, of Dayton, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at the VA Medical Center. He was born on January 23, 1926, in Ruleton, KS, to parents Charles Henry and Bertha Elizabeth (Beckner) Taylor. He was the 2nd oldest of thirteen children. He graduated from Seibert, CO, high school in 1944.

Michael Wade Westika, 23, of Sheridan, Wyoming died September 22nd, 2016. Michael was born on January 18th, 1993, in Casper, Wyoming, to Martha Westika and Patrick Ryan. He married his soulmate Ciara Link on May 24th, 2016. She graced him with a daughter, Ava Jo Louise Westika, on June 23rd, 2016.

Paula Mae Mitrenga Diaz, 54, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, surrounded by her husband, daughters and sisters at Sheridan Memorial Hospital after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born on May 26, 1962, in Sheridan, WY, to parents Paul Mitrenga Jr. and Marjorie (Collins) Mitrenga.

Timothy Kevin Cummings, 59, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at the University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO. He was born on February 12, 1957 in Greybull, WY, to parents James Albert and Dixie Marjean (Presnall) Cummings. He met Melana Lachelt through a mutual friend via letter in 1976.

Eva Schneider, 92, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at the Green House Living of Sheridan.

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

Marvin Lewis Hankins
July 6, 1930 – September 21, 2016

Jack J. Perry, 61, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at his residence.

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

Sharon Vernique Stadick, 42, of Sheridan, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 12, 1974 in Wiesbaden, Germany to William E. and Frances (Dacar) Cleveland. Sharon married Richard W. Stadick on April 12, 1997 in Belle Fourche, SD.

Theodore “Smokey” John Barten, Jr., 77, passed away at his residence on September 20, 2016. Smokey was born on July 24, 1939, in Hayward, WI, to Theodore J. Barten, Sr. and Mary (DeView) Barten. He was one of 14 children and grew up working on his family’s dairy farm. He married Donna Coykendall on October 17, 1959, in Pine City, MN.

Isabel Matinda Sarnecki Hunter died in her sleep September 13, 2016 at the age of 86. Isabel was born December 21, 1929 to Martin and Matilda Sarnecki in Edmonton, Alberta Canada and grew up on a farm near the town of Tawatanaw, Alberta Canada with four siblings, Alice, Luczia, Leonard and Rosemarie.

James F. Bonine, 74, of Story, WY, passed away on September 18th, 2016 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital surrounded by family members.

As per Jim’s wishes, no funeral will be held in his memory. He has chosen to wait for his wife, Sheri as they loved to do everything together.

Isabel Matinda Sarnecki Hunter died in her sleep September 13, 2016 at the age of 86. Isabel was born December 21, 1929 to Martin and Matilda Sarnecki in Edmonton, Alberta Canada and grew up on a farm near the town of Tawatanaw, Alberta Canada with four siblings, Alice, Luczia, Leonard and Rosemarie.

Funeral services for Edith Lopez, 84 year old Buffalo resident who passed away late Saturday evening at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo will be held Saturday, September 24th at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson officiating. A vigil service will be held and the Rosary recited on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m.

Catherine C. Langlois, 87, passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2016, peacefully in her sleep with her son (and her cat) by her side at home. She was born on May 3, 1929, in Sheridan, WY to parents Forist and Muriel Neely. She graduated from Sheridan High School in 1947.

Helen McMahan (née Helen Lewis (Apostolou)) died peacefully on September 13, 2016 in Sheridan, WY, at the age of 95.