Obituaries

Glynn S. Coster, Jr., 89, of Sheridan, Wyoming, died Sunday, December 29, 2013 in The Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Coster will be laid to rest with his wife, Wilma, in the Elk's Section of the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. A Celebration of Life for the Coster's will be held in May. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial for Paul Holkup, 60 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Saturday evening at his home in Buffalo, will be celebrated on Saturday, January 4th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant. A vigil service and time of sharing will be held on Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. the Catholic Church.

Betty A. Laukala, 61, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, December, 26, 2013 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.
Services are pending at this time.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Marshall “Shane” Winkler, 44, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at his residence.

Lee Stroia, 60, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2013 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He was born on November 4, 1953 in Ann Arbor, MI to parents Livius and Maureen (Gartman) Stroia.

Funeral services for Ernestine Ward, 83 year old Buffalo woman who passed away suddenly Friday evening at her home in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday December 24th at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Pete Friese 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 8:00 a.m.

Graveside funeral services for Harry Filcaske, 89 year old Buffalo man who passed away December 15th at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held in Willow Grove Cemetery in June of 2014 on a date to be announced. Donations in Mr. Filcaske’s memory may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Mary Bernice Marshall died December 17, 2013 in her home in Sheridan, Wyoming. She was surrounded by family, and her death was beautiful, peaceful, and characteristic of the dignity with which she lived her life.

Funeral services for Judi Verplancke, 63 year old Williston, North Dakota resident who passed away Tuesday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, Wyoming, surrounded by her family, will be held on Sunday, December 22nd at 2:00 p.m. from the Fulkerson Funeral Home in Sidney, Montana. Visitation will be held from the Fulkerson Funeral Home on Saturday from 2:00 p.m.

Bernice Marshall, 87, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at her residence.

Gregory “Gregger” H. Silvers, 63, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services for Jim Hewitt, 56 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly at his home in Buffalo, Sunday December 8th, will be announced and held by his family at a later date.

RITA LEE ORYALL
1962-2013

RITA ORYALL WAS BORN RITA LEE OLIVER IN GREYBULL, WYOMING ON AUGUST 27TH 1962 TO LEE AND SHIRLEY OLIVER. RITA LOST HER LONG BATTLE WITH CANCER ON DECEMBER 13, 2013. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS LEE AND SHIRLEY OLIVER AND A NEICE TONI NELSON.

Clifford F. Nyback, 60, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Cliff was born in Billings, MT on April 10, 1953, a son of Al and Ruth (Shipman) Nyback. He attended schools in Billings and graduated from Billings West High in 1971.

Stella P. Steele, 87, a young soul in an old worn out body, was called home to be with her Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital with her children beside her. She held on to be reunited with her soul mate, David N. Steele on their 66th wedding anniversary, December 15, 2013.