Obituaries

Justin O'Dell

Justin John O’Dell, 23, of Sheridan passed away on Monday, October 17, 2011 at his residence.

Justin was born on December 24, 1987 in Sheridan, WY to parents Shawn and Lisa (King) O’Dell.

Woodrow Wilson Moreland

June 5, 1918 - October 26, 2011

Woodrow Wilson Moreland, age 93 of Big Horn, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2011 in the loving arms of his family at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan, WY.

Funeral services for 83-year-old Charles Olds of Buffalo, who passed away Tuesday, October 11th in Casper, will be held Friday, October 14th, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Buffalo with Father Cliff Moore officiating.

Frank Shurter, Sr., 88, of Hanna, Wyoming, and formerly of Sheridan, Wyoming, died Monday, October 10, 2011 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Shurter was born July 25, 1923 in Frankfort, Michigan to Heman and Stella (Hiney) Shurter. He grew up in Thomaston, Tulla, and Wakefield. He attended school in Wakefield until he went to work at age 16 to support his mother who had breast cancer.

Private family services will be held for Donna Auer, 76, of Buffalo who passed away quietly Monday morning, October 10th at the Johnson County Health Care Center, surrounded by her family.

Donations in Donna’s memory may be made to the Bread of Life Food Pantry in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Elaine Avery, 87, of Sheridan, WY passed away Saturday, October 8, 2011 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Elaine was born in Belden, ND on August 10, 1924 to Ina and Oscar Lofgren. She graduated from Cook (MN) High School in 1942, the University of Minnesota in 1946 and earned a Master’s Degree from the University of Wyoming in 1962. She was married to William Avery in 1950.

Betty J. (Elkins) Horsley passed away October 8, 2011, at the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings, Montana after complications of open heart surgery.

She was born February 7, 1934, to parents Benjamin and Amy Sophia in Terre Haute, Indiana. Betty married Virgil P. Horsley June 30, 1951. They had one daughter, Brenda. They moved west to Montana in 1955 and then to Sheridan, Wyoming.

Funeral services for Bruce Hepp, 52-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away peacefully Thursday evening at his home in Buffalo, will be held Monday, October 10th at 2:00 p.m. at the Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo with Pastor Clay Alexander officiating.

June F. Voegele, 86, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, October 07, 2011, in Sheridan Manor

June was born June 28, 1925, in Sanger, ND to J. Herbert & Sena (Auen) Flowers.

June grew up and attended school through the 3rd grade when they moved to Dodge, ND. She graduated from Dodge High School in 1942 and then taught rural school north of Zap, ND for one year.

Jean L. Lonabaugh, 80, of Sheridan passed away on Monday, October 3, 2011 at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

Jean was born on April 16, 1931 in Sheridan, WY to Paul and Wilma Kulscar) Matringa.

Jean attended Sheridan Schools and graduated from Sheridan High.

Shirley Ann Logan Carroll

Born December 27, 1930 to Albert and Esther Hedland Logan in Billings, MT, Shirley spent her formative years in Billings, MT; Clearfield, UT; and Jackson, WY.

As a young woman, Shirley pursued a degree to become a pharmacist, but the alchemy of affection redirected her focus to a Wyoming rancher, Ira Lee Carroll, and they were married on September 3, 1950.

Hilda Fay McGough, 91, longtime Sheridan resident passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at the Sheridan Manor.

Robert Springer

Private family services for Bob Springer, 86 year old lifetime Buffalo resident who passed away Sunday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be held by his family.

Donations in Mr. Springer’s memory may be made to Meals on Wheels or the Suzie Bowling Lawrence Hospice in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Richard Iames

Richard Iames, 59, of Glenrock passed away in a single car accident on Monday, September 26, 2011 outside of Sheridan.

Richard was born in Douglas, WY on May 3, 1952 to parents Melvin (Stub) E. and Elizabeth Ann (Nelms) Iames.

Richard Iames, 59, of Glenrock passed away as the result of injuries sustained in a single car accident on Monday, September 26, 2011 outside of Sheridan.

Graveside services for Richard will be held at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the Glenrock Cemetery with Pastor Jug Brandjord officiating. A reception will follow at the Episcopal Guild in Glenrock.