Obituaries

Dorothy A. Harper, 95, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017, at her residence.

Dorothy was born on May 4, 1921, to parents William Burke and Anna Virginia (Mull) Lynch in Marshall, MO. She married Earl William Harper on November 25, 1944 in Kansas City, MO.

David Patrick “Pat” O'Dell, 73, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 11, 1944, in Sheridan, WY, to parents William and Leota (Cusick) O'Dell. He married Patricia Fatz on March 22, 1969. They had three children and were later divorced.

Jane Lisbeth (Lodge) Kidneigh Medved passed peacefully from this Earth on April 7, 2017, in Sheridan, Wyoming after a hard fought battle with illness.

Bonnie Jeanne Switzer, 87, of Dayton, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at her residence.
She was an only child, and grew up on the family homestead with her Mom and Dad, cousins, aunts and uncles.

Samuel Johnston Burris, 69, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017, in an automobile accident. He was born on January 16, 1948, in Wilmington, NC, to parents L.D. and Carolina (Johnston) Burris. He married Sharon Louise Rosenlund.

James Darrell Townsend, 83, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the VA Medical Center in Sheridan, WY. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned.

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

Alvina M. Rosalez, 80, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017, at the Sheridan Manor.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017, at Kane Funeral Home with Father Michael Ehiemere officiating. A reception will follow in the Kane Reception Hall.

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

Jane “Janie” Scheuerman passed away at home on March 31st, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 18, 1948, to Gardner and Eve Talbot in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Her family moved to Casper, WY when she was two and she lived there her entire youth. Janie graduated from NCHS in 1966 and went on to attend Casper College.

Mark Gregory Taylor passed away April 1, 2017, after a 2 year battle with Cancer. Mark was born February 25, 1964, in Sheridan, Wyoming. He is the son of Tyrus Raymond Taylor and Fon Elizabeth (Helzer) Taylor. Mark graduated from Sheridan High School and also attended Sheridan College after completing 4 years in the US Army serving in the 97th Signal Battalion in Germany.

Mark Carlton Cole lost his bravely fought battle with AML on April 1, 2017. It consumed his body but never his spirit. Through his journey with illness he encouraged people to cherish the important things in life: family, friends, and making the most of the time we are here on earth.

STELLA JEAN ELLENWOOD
November 7, 1946 - March 29, 2017

One of Sheridan’s most radiant lights, Stella “Jean” (Bentzen) Ellenwood was
reunited with her husband in heaven on March 29, 2017 at the age of 70.
Jean graced this world with her presence on November 7, 1946. She was born
in Sheridan, Wyoming to Richard Jean Bentzen and Vivian Gail (Laub) Bentzen and was

Gary F. Allen, 74, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the Sheridan Manor.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Kane Funeral Home.

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

Debra Baker Beck, 58, of Laramie died Tuesday, March 7th, in Ivinson Memorial Hospital, after a 4-month battle with cancer. Dr. Beck grew up in Cheyenne and attended Central high school where she was active in drama and choir, among other things. She received the Wyoming High School Honor Scholarship and attended the University of Wyoming.

Ted Woods, 87, of Sheridan, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Sheridan VA Medical Center. No services will be held. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Private family services and interment will be held for Alice Jacobson, 95 year old Buffalo woman, who passed away Sunday evening at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held by her family. Donations in Mrs. Jacobson’s name may be made to the library or museum of the donor’s choice, in care of the Harness Funeral Home, at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo, Wyoming 82834.