Obituaries

Raymond J. Bach, 83, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at his residence.

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

Alice Westling, 88, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at her residence. She was born to parents Lawrence Ernest and Hazel Lavina (Wohnhas) Davidson on December 15, 1926, in Casper, WY.

Jeffery A. Woolston, 54, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014, at the Westview Health Care Center.

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

Gordon Novakovich, 87, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014, at his residence with his loving family at his side.

Gordon was born on November 14, 1927, in Monarch, WY, to parents Milan and Agnes (Ozanich) Novakovich. He served in the Army. He married Gloria Hall on August 12, 1950 in Hardin, MT.

Theodore Ray Ring, 42, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Portland, OR, on August 3, 1972, to parents Roberto and Phyllis (Apaez) Olguin.

Teddy enjoyed fishing, camping, sharing jokes with others, was a Raiders fan, and especially spending time with his nieces and nephews.

William “Willie” Kukuchka, 85, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the Green House Living. He was born on October 4, 1929, in Ranchester, WY, to parents Mike and Anne (Bocek) Kukuchka.

Willie loved the outdoors, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and dancing. He was a member of the Elks and the Eagles.

Russell Allen Goodman, 60, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. He was born on November 20, 1954 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital to Robert and Norma Louise (Neff) Goodman. He graduated from Sheridan High School in 1973. He married Lanna Reinschmidt on March 12, 1983 and they later divorced.

Mary Beth Lorenzen

Mary Beth Lorenzen, 64, of Arroyo Grande passed away quietly away on November 29. Born in Sheridan Wyoming, she was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. George Ewan.

She and her husband, Loal, moved from Big Horn, Wyoming, to Arroyo Grande in 1987 with their two dogs and three horses. A Medical Technologist, she worked in the laboratory at Sierra Vista hospital in San Luis Obispo for 22 years.

Funeral services for Lou Jones, 72 year old Kaycee woman who passed away Thursday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center will be held Monday December 22 at 10:00 a.m. from the Harold Jarrard Park Building in Kaycee with Reverend Danny Davis Officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday from 1:00 until 9:00.

Jim McClure, 65, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at their home at 585 Wyarno Rd., Sheridan, WY 82801. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter at 84 East Ridge Rd., Sheridan, WY 82801.

Anna Elaine Kettley, “Annie,” passed away peacefully, Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She was born March 7, 1925, to Frank and Mary (Soltis) Kawulok in Monarch, WY.

Annie and Willard E., “Bill,” Kettley were married September 9, 1950. Annie had many years of employment at the VA Hospital where her generous, caring personality was loved by co-workers and patients.

Ernest E. Selig, 72, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at the Billings Clinic.

Ernie was born on September 15, 1942, in Sheridan, to parents Stanley and Amelia (Wantulok) Selig. He attended Sheridan schools, graduating from Sheridan High School in 1960. Ernie married Garna Crackenberger in 1964 and they were married until she passed away in 2011.

Private family services for Jeri Gearhart, 64 year old Buffalo woman who passed away at her home in Buffalo Saturday morning, will be held by her family. Donations in Jeri’s name may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. On line condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com

Malcolm Burns Hutton, 86, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at his residence.

Malcolm was born in Sheridan, Wyoming on November 17, 1928, the son of Ruth Burns Hutton and Robert Bruce Hutton. The family moved to Arizona in 1932, and later to Los Angeles, CA. He lived in Burbank where he attended grade school and North Hollywood where he attended two years of high school.

Mavis I. Nelson, 92, of Sheridan, WY, died on Monday, December 8, 2014 at West View Health Care Center.
Mavis was born on May 10, 1922 at Armstrong, IA to Henry and Carrie (Goldsberry) Gangestad.