Obituaries

Larry E. Hodges, 73, of Sheridan, Wyoming, died Sunday, December 23, 2012 in the Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana.

Mr. Hodges was born November 11, 1939 in Kirksville, Missouri to Floyd and Roxie (Newman) Hodges. He grew up and attended schools in Newton and Grinnell, Iowa.

Andrew “Andy” John Banas, 88, of Sheridan passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at his residence.

Andy was born on October 2, 1924 in Dietz, Wyoming to Michael and Dorothy

Ruby Jeanette (Mick) Mediate went to meet her heavenly Father December 20, 2012. She was born on January 27, 1930, to William Burton Shosten and Eva May (Kershner) Shosten, in Buffalo, Wyoming. She married the love of her life, Frank A. Mediate, Jr., on November 6, 1949, and together they had two beautiful daughters, Cheryle Kay Amick and Carol Lynn Grandahl.

Jerry Lee O'Daniels, 75, of Sheridan passed away on December 19, 2012 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Donald Norwood, 54, of Sheridan passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at his residence.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Eleanore Vera Tomsovic, 89, passed away peacefully on December 17th. She was born October 9th 1923 in Berwyn, Illinois, a Czech suburb of Chicago, the youngest daughter of Edward and Vera Pliml, two first generation Czech immigrants.

Mary Victoria Leslie MacLean, 79-year-old former Sheridan resident, passed away peacefully Dec. 8, 2012, at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, WY. She was born April 7, 1933, in Carlisle, United Kingdom, to Henry V. Leslie and Dorothy Veitch Leslie. She was raised in England and emigrated to the United States on May 9, 1959.

Linda Fra (Thomas) Nicholas, 1941-2012

Linda Nicholas, age 71 passed away at home on December 16, 2012 after a year-long illness.

Charley Francis Bull, 81, of Dayton, WY died Thursday, December 13, 2012, in Sheridan Manor, Sheridan, WY.

Charley was born October 2, 1931, in Sheridan to William & Violet (Traub) Bull.

Wanda Lee Bradshaw Burton was born on June 10, 1933 in Charlottesville, Virginia. She loved the Lord, her family and her country. She went home to be with the Lord on December 10, 2012, at her home in Sheridan, Wyoming. She was an amazing, courageous woman and delighted in making people feel welcome. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Winston D. Young "Bud," 87, died Dec. 4, 2012, at a Bangor hospital. He was born June 22, 1925, in Fort Fairfield, son of Ancil and Laura (Dorsey) Young.

Alexander R. Bird In Ground, Sr., of Lodge Grass, Montana, died Sunday, December 9, 2012 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Local arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Janis Lynn "burr" Legerski, 63, of Sheridan, Wyoming, died Tuesday, December 11, 2012 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial for Elynor Leath, 88 year old lifetime Buffalo resident who passed away Tuesday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be recited Tuesday, December 18th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John The Baptist Catholic Church with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant.

Joyce Laird Adler, 84, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2012 at the Westview Health Care Center.

Joyce was born on November 20, 1928 in Moorcroft, WY to parents Lucian Herbert and Emily (Sapp) Robinson. She was married to Pete Laird until his death. She later married Edward Adler on November 26, 1988 in Sheridan, WY.