Obituaries

Marvin L. Fritz, 87, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2014, at the Billings Clinic following cardiac surgery. He was born on October 23, 1926, in Edgemont, South Dakota, to parents Leland Ruwee Fritz and Florence (Witter) Fritz.

Almira O. Buck, 102, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2014, at the VA Medical Center.

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

David Bell, 79, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, September 5, 2014, in Billings, MT.

Mass of Christian Burial for Judge Albert “Mike” Mestemaker, 77 year old Buffalo resident who passed away early Thursday morning at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, will be celebrated Tuesday, September 9th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Peter Johnson as Celebrant.

Jeanette Fae Mayer (Legoski)
Sep 29, 1943 - Aug 31, 2014

Our beloved dad, Hershel F. Smelser, passed away in his home surrounded by family on August 29th, 2014, after a heroic fight with cancer. He was 73 years old. Services will be held at the Buffalo Senior Center on September 13th at 2:00 p.m. with Duane Smelser officiating.

William “Willie” D. Wyant, 63, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

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

Barbara (Barb) Ann Eychaner passed into the arms of her beloved Savior September 2, 2014. She was born June 1, 1939 in Hobart, OK to D. Orrel & Vera Mae Geier. They left OK to work on the Geier ranch on Piney Creek the year Barbara was born.

Ronald Lee Cunningham, 75, of Dayton, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014, at his home.

Ronald was born on August 23, 1939, to Paul and Jeanette (Early) Cunningham. He married Carolyn Beth Robbins on October 24, 1959, in Dayton, OH. Ron served in the United States Marine Corps.

Robert E. Connolly, 76, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.

Bob was born on October 28, 1937, in Sheridan, WY to Elmer and Mary (Buckley) Connolly. He grew up in Sheridan and joined the Navy at 17. After serving in the Navy, he married Rita Heinz on September 9, 1964, and together they had three children.

Kathryn Brown, 93, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

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

Kevin Allen Haley, 33, of Sheridan, passed away on August 27, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Kevin was born on December 6, 1980, in Lawton, OK. He was raised in Sheridan, WY. He met and married Jami Stamm on October 9, 2004. Together they have three children.

John E. Williams, of Sheridan, WY died Sunday, August 24, 2014, in the V.A. Medical Center, Sheridan, after a long illness.

Judy Connolly-Shepard passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the Westview Health Care Center from complications of metastatic melanoma. Judy was born to Marian and Dale Connolly on December 5, 1955, in Buffalo, WY.

She was the sister to Roger (Connie), Jack and Susan (Mark). She was also the proud aunt to Ryan, Kasie, Scott (Jamie) and Jeff. She had a special friendship with Ken Barnes.

Graveside services for Frances Reardon, 83 year old former Buffalo woman, who passed away suddenly Friday morning at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan, will be held Saturday, August 30th at 10:00 a.m. from the Willow Grove Cemetery. Donations in Frances’ memory may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.