Obituaries

Raymond Albert Brittain, 94, of Sheridan, passed to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Sheridan VA Medical Center. He was born on February 1, 1921, in San Diego, CA to Ray Eugene and Mildred Brittain.

Bobby Lee Boykin, 65, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015, at his residence. He was born on September 28, 1949, in Starkville, MS, to parents Emmett and Edrel Cooper Gunter.

Carol S. Norcross, 65, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Carol was born on December 17, 1949, in Great Lakes, IL, to parents Harry K. and Gladys (Lockman) Norcross.

Carol enjoyed taking long walks and animals, especially her little dogs. She was very artistic and enjoyed both painting and sculpting. She will be greatly missed.

Ardis Leach, 58, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at her residence with her husband by her side. She was born in Sidney, MT, on January 4, 1957, to parents Howard and Helen (Schwartzenberger) Norgard.

Margaret “Peggy” Kepford, 100, of Sheridan passed away Monday, March 23, 2015 at Westview Health Care Center. She was born November 5, 1914 in Buffalo, WY to Thomas and Joanna Corpe.
Peggy enjoyed reading, word search puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, and watching Gunsmoke.

Freda Douglas Thomas was born in Meadow, SD on November 4, 1916 to Jess and Cleta Whitford. She passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Sheridan Manor.
She married Gale Douglas on February 8, 1939. They had three children: James, Beverly and Larry. In 1993, Freda married Roy Thomas.

Ardis Leach, 58, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at her residence.

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

Jerry B. Lackman, 65, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Harvey Finch, 91, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at the Sheridan Manor.

A Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015, at Kane Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Kane Funeral Home with Pastor John Craft officiating. Interment will be in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with Military Honors.

Funeral services for Ruby Ruby Corell, 82 year old lifetime Buffalo resident who passed away Monday at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo will be held Saturday, March 28th at 2:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Buffalo with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. A private family interment will be held in Willow Grove Cemetery.

Jack D. Landon, Sr., 89, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Sheridan Manor.

Joseph Pulitzer IV, the last of a line of Joseph Pulitzers stretching back to the 19th century to hold positions at the family’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch, died Thursday in Berkeley, Calif., following a massive heart attack. He was 65 and lived in Sheridan, Wyo.

Funeral services for Mary O’Neill, 71 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Friday at her home in Buffalo will be held Friday, March 20th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. Interment will be announced at a later date. Donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center or the St.

Funeral services for Allen Brooks, 70 year old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly at his home Sunday evening, will be held Tuesday, March 24th at 2:00 p.m. from the Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo with Pastor William Dunlap officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. until noon.

Mass of Christian Burial for James Cook, 88 year old lifetime Johnson County resident who passed away on Friday, will be celebrated Friday, March 20th 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 from the Harness Funeral Home on Thursday at 7:00 p.m.