Obituaries

Hugh James Simmons, 64, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014, after a three year battle with Cancer at his home surrounded by his family and friends. He was born October 24, 1949, in Elkton, MD to John and Bonnie Jean (Stewart) Simmons. While growing up Hugh was an avid soccer player playing along side of Cal Ripkin Sr.

Charles E. Sarratt, 91, a one time resident of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, in Hamet, CA.

Charles was born on January 12, 1923, in Stonewall, OK to Henry & Dora (Hensley) Sarratt. He served in WWII. He came to WY in the mid 1940's to work in “CC Camp”. He worked a Boyds Grocery as a Dept. Manager and also bartended at the Elks Lodge. He divorced in 1954.

Clinton Lewis Fay, 65, of Sheridan, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014 in his home.

He was born September 6, 1949 in Powell, WY to Edna and Walter Fay.

Funeral services for Jay Crain, 85 year old Buffalo man who passed away early Saturday morning in Casper following a long illness, will be held Wednesday, September 24th at 11:00 a.m. from the St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Buffalo with Pastor Alena Lamirato officiating. A private family interment will be held. Donations in Mr. Crain’s memory may be made to the St.

Weldon E. Godwin, Sr., 96, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Jack Norris, 78, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014, with his family by his side at his residence.

Floyd N. Hoyt Jr. (Sonny), 85, of Story, WY passed away September 16, 2014 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Sheridan, WY. Sonny was born on August 12, 1929 on Soldier Creek west of Sheridan to Floyd and Lola (Kimmel) Hoyt. He attended school in Wyola, MT, Wagner school on Tongue River and Sheridan High School.

Lorraine (Kiedrowski) Raether, 88, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Green House Living of Sheridan.

The Lord called Donald L. Saville, 78, of Sheridan, WY, home on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Kathleen Shoultz, 81, of Sheridan, WY died Sunday, September 14, 2014, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.

Kathleen was born January 31, 1933, in Shawnee Town, Illinois to Howard & Ruth (Trusty) Goforth.

Dorothy Marie (Sieczkowski) Goodmay, 86, died Saturday September 13th following a 10 year battle with Alzheimers. She was born May 1, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan to Susie K. and Walter Harry Sieczkowski. The family moved to Monarch, Wyoming when Dorothy was a young child.

George G. Ross, 54, of Dayton, Wyoming, died Friday, September 12, 2014 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Mike Olson, 67 year old Buffalo man who passed away peacefully in his sleep, Thursday morning at his home in Buffalo, will be held Monday, September 15th at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor William Dunlap officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with the VFW and American Legion in charge of military graveside honors.

Jerry E. Shryack, 76, of Worland, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014, while admitted to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Sheridan after a heroic ten-month battle with cancer.

Donna R. Strahan, 83, of Sheridan, Wyoming, died Thursday, September 11, 2014 in Sheridan Manor. Private family services will be held later this year. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.