Obituaries

Harold Allan Smith, 86, of Sheridan, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Services are pending. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

William “Paul” Walsh, 41, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at his residence.

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

Elvin Simmons, Jr., 79, of Buffalo, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

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

Wilberta (Bert) Oatts passed away Friday, May 19th in Denver, CO. Born in Sheridan, WY on September 15, 1929, to Etta Bassett Wehr and Wilbert Wehr, she attended Sheridan schools and graduated from Sheridan High School in 1947. Following graduation, she worked for the Sheridan Welfare Office for a few years and then married J. Philip Oatts in Sheridan on August 4, 1950.

Charmaine Roberta Johnson, age 72, of Sheridan, Wyoming passed away Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at the Sheridan County Memorial Hospital in Sheridan Wyoming surrounded by her family.
Charmaine was born in Broadus, Mt on July 4th, 1944, daughter of Robert Oral and Mildred (Laurie) Washington.

John “Jack” Pergakis,85, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at his residence.

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

James “Jim” Barker, 68, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital in Denver, CO.

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

Harold “Hal” Quist
Harold “Hal” Quist was a quiet man. His demeanor disguised a kind, gentle soul and a delightful sense of humor. True to his nature, he quietly passed away on May 18th at the age of 95.

Harold Waford Lemons died peacefully at his home on May 18, 2017, after a short illness. Waford Lemons was born in Montage County, Nacona, Texas on November 18, 1930. His parents were Lewis and Eunice (Russell) Lemons. He had two brothers Lewis Ray and Larry Wayne Lemons.

Funeral Services for Mario Pina Jr., 33 year old former Buffalo, Gillette and Casper resident, who passed away Monday in Wilmington, North Carolina, will be held Tuesday, May 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Paul Brow officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m.

Thomas David Stroup,68, of Sheridan, passed away in his home May 16, 2017. He was born on July 12, 1948, in Sheridan, WY, to parents Chester and Betty (Michels) Stroup.

Wesley Kopman, 84, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Billings, MT.

A Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.

Paul John Jolovich, Sr., 91, of Sheridan, passed away on May 15, 2017 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Sarah E. McGraw, 94, of Sheridan, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Beehive Home. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial for Florence Long, 92 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Saturday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be celebrated Thursday, May 18 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 Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.