Obituaries

Mass of Christian Burial for Ginny Knebel, 88 year old long time Buffalo resident who passed away quietly at the Amie Holt Care Center Monday evening, surrounded by her family, will be celebrated on Saturday, June 14th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo, with Father Pete Johnson as Celebrant.

William J. Laya passed away at the Sheridan VA Medical Center, in the presence of his family, on June 9, 2014. “Bill” was born in Kleenburn, Wyoming on September 1, 1930, the son of Joseph T. and Mary (Michalek) Laya. He was a proud life-long resident of Sheridan County.

Funeral services for Bob Ross, 91 year old long time Johnson County resident who passed away Tuesday at the Pomona Valley Hospital in Pomona, California while visiting his son, will be held Wednesday, June 11th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Buffalo with Father Doug Wasinger officiating. Visitation will be held in the Harness Funeral Home on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m.

Charles Shobe, 89, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

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

John Zullig, Sr., 69, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at his residence. Services will be held at a later date.
On condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Babe Helling, 80, passed away at the Billings Clinic on June 7th, 2014. Babe was born in Sheridan on January 2, 1934 to Clara and Glen Daugherty. She grew up in Sheridan, however her family briefly lived in both California and Montana before returning home to Sheridan.

Philip Gregory Frey, 88, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at the Westview Health Care Center.

A Graveside service with full Military Honors will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2014, in the Elks Cemetery. A reception will immediately follow at the Elks Lodge.

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

Nan B. Wertman, 98, of Wolf, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at her residence. She was born on January 24, 1916, in Bala-Cynwyd, PA, to parents Frank E. and Gladys (Campbell) Baker.

Nan came from PA in the early 1930's with her family as “dudes” at Eatons' Ranch, where she met and married her first husband, Billy Eaton. He passed away in 1949.
She later married Roy Wertman.

Ellen Louise Wallick, 91, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at
Green House Living for Sheridan.

Her journey began on December 24, 1922 when she was born to parents William
and Bertha Coonrod in Butler, Missouri. She attended Drury College in Springfield,
MO, majoring in Home Economics and was a member of the Tri Delta Sorority.

Richard Jeunehomme, 69, of Thermopolis, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

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

John Lee Hill Sr., 68, of Sheridan, Wyoming, died on May 31st 2014 at the VA Medical Center, Sheridan, WY after a long battle with cancer.

He was born in Greeley, CO on November 10th 1945 to Harry A. and Lenora A. (Ward) Hill.

Glenn D. Fairbank, 81, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Sheridan Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Doug Goodwin officiating. A reception will follow at the Elks Lodge.

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

Gary Dale Bigelow, 61, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at his residence.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Ida Jewell Ellis, 93, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at the
Sheridan Manor.

Ida was born on June 17, 1920 to Arthur Perry and Naoma Rebecca (Mobely) Ellis in Upton, WY. She married Merle Ellis in Custer, SD in 1937.

Funeral Services for John Gammon, 85 year old lifetime Buffalo resident who passed away late Sunday evening at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Friday June 6th at 10:00 a.m. from the Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo with Father Doug Wasinger officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from the Harness Funeral Home from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.