Obituaries

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to share it”

Elmer L. Schaffer Jr., 78, of Sheridan, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Westview Health Care Center. He was born November 21, 1937 in Ritzville, WA to Elmer F. and Mary (Weitzel) Schaffer. He attended schools in Sheridan and after high school he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He served in North Africa and other overseas stations from 1954 to 1958.

Funeral services for Sharon Bishop, 74 year old Buffalo woman who passed away suddenly Friday afternoon at the Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana, will be held Thursday, August 11, at 10:00 a.m. at Summit Wesleyan Church in Buffalo with Pastor Steven Martin officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Franklin “Frank” Monroe Shaffer, Sr. passed away Saturday August 6, 2016 at Mountain View Living Center at the Sheridan VAMC.

He was born June 24, 1922 to Clarence and Nellie (Bennick) Shaffer, in Sheridan. Frank was a graduate of Sheridan High School. In 1938 and 1940 he was selected as first-string quarter back for the Wyoming High School All State football team.

Mary "Ilene" Welch Harvey passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving daughters, Thursday August 4, 2016. She was born January 23, 1929 to C. Golden and Ora (Meeks) Welch in Cowley, WY.
She married Duane Howard Harvey on July 18, 1948, after a 4 month courtship. They were sealed for time and all eternity on August 21, 1968 in the Idaho Falls Temple.

Daniel Patrick “Danny” Sutherland, 40, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital resulting from a car accident. He was born on September 9, 1975, in Sheridan, WY, to parents James Patrick and Tena Marie (Onkka) Sutherland.

Mary L. Coonis, 79, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Westview Health Care Center. She was born on June 11, 1937, in Pleasanton, TX, to parents Reuben and Lucille (Langley) Jackson. She married William A. Coonis on June 14, 1957, in San Antonio, TX.

Dana Bryant, 65, of Sheridan, WY passed away August 3, 2016, with her family at her side. Dana was born in Worland, WY March 16, 1951, to Eugene and Evelyn Guibault. As a child she moved to California, where she graduated from high school in 1969. She married Steve Leetch, and together they had 3 children, Todd, Becky, and Margaret. They were later divorced.

Herbert W. Moore, 76, of Story, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at his residence.

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

Funeral services for Edward Hatzenbuhler, 83 year old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly Monday morning at his home in Buffalo, will be held Thursday, August 4th at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tom Saur officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. A private family interment will be held.

Selmer Eugene Moeller, 88, passed away July 30, 2016 at the VA Mountain View Nursing Home with his family at his side.

Clyde LeRoy Bond, 92, previously of Sheridan, passed away on May 29, 2016, in Coeur D'Alene, ID.

A Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 5, 2016, in the Sheridan Masonic Cemetery with Military Honors.

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

James Wesley Buckley, 87, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016, at Westview Health Care Center.

A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2016, at the First Christian Church with Pastor Doug Goodwin officiating. A reception will follow at the church.

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

Glen Raymond Lohse, 89, of Kaycee, WY, passed away on March 9, 2016, at his residence.

The Lohse Family invites Glen's friends and neighbors to a wake and placement of his ashes on Friday, August 12, 2016, at Sussex, 19 miles east of Kaycee at 1-4 p.m. Bring a 5-6” diameter rock. Food, fellowship and 'Glen' stories. RSVP Mike 738-2344, Kelly 738-2339, Lee 437-6259 or Dana 738-2362.

A celebration of life for Audrey Redlin will be held Wednesday, August 10th at 10:30 a.m. in the Guild room at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Helena, Montana for friends and family. She passed away at the age of 92 at her Buffalo home with family by her side.