Obituaries

Funeral services for Esther Benton, 92 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Tuesday evening at the Johnson County Health Care Center, will be held Monday, January 31st at 2:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Kirk Peters officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Monday from 9:00 a.m.

Funeral services for Charles D. Hepp, 65 year old Buffalo man who died Tuesday at his ranch home East of Buffalo, will be held Saturday, January 29th at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo. Visitation will be held at the funeral home chapel on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral.

Jason Scott Freiboth, “Eggs”, was born August 18, 1970 to Wade & Dianne (Dirks) Freiboth in Sheridan, Wyoming. He passed away peacefully at his home, with family at his side, on December 28th, 2010 after a long and very courageous battle with cancer, in Bend, Oregon.

Andrew James Costa, 34, of Sheridan passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2011 from an motor vehicle accident in La Porte, Indiana.

A Memorial Service for Andy will be at 2 :00PM Thursday, January 27, 2011, at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Don Derryberry officiating. A reception will follow at the church.

Jaymie M. Allison, 30, died Thursday, January 13, 2011, of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Savannah, GA where she was currently stationed with the US Army.

Jaymie was born August 13, 1980 to James William and Michael Marie (Wagner) Allison in Sheridan, Wyoming.

Funeral services for James Coleman, 89 year old Edgerton resident who passed away quietly Thursday morning at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, will be held Wednesday, January 26th at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams

Jesse Raymond Cerwick, 23, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2011, in Copperas Cove, Texas, in a single motor vehicle accident.

Evelyn Ann Dovey, 75, of Sheridan, WY, died Monday, January 17, 2011 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Floyd A. Songer, 86, passed away at Sheridan Memorial Hospital after a number of illnesses.

Eric Anthony Westwang, 23, of Sheridan, passed away at his residence, on Sunday, January 16, 2011.

Visitation for Eric will be at 6:00 pm, on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Kane Funeral Home.

Services will be at 10:00 am, Monday, January 24, 2011, at Kane Funeral Home, with Reverend Don Derryberry officiating, internment will be in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.

Ronald Johnston, 92, formerly of Billings, Mt passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at the VA

Medical Center in Sheridan, WY.

Services for Ronald will be held at the Black Hills National Cemetery at a later date.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

William J. Shaffer, 93, of Sheridan, WY died Tuesday, January 11, 2011, in Sheridan Manor.

Bill was born June 23, 1917, in Richville, MN to Van & Muriel (Richardson) Shaffer.

Mass of Christian Burial for Dora Slaybaugh, 85 year old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly at her home outside Buffalo, will be celebrated Friday January 21st at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant. A vigil service will be held and the Rosary recited on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel.

Norman R. Lewis, 79, of Buffalo, died on Sunday, January 16, 2011 at Sheridan Manor.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Rosy May “Seward” Dever, 86, died on January 13, 2011 at Westview Health Care Center.

She was born to John and Bitha (Seward) Dever near Butler, Missouri on April 16, 1924. She married Franklin Gerald Dever of Adrian, Missouri May 29th, 1942. They lived on a farm near Adrian until 1952.