Obituaries

Madaliene J. Mathews, 98, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the Green House Living.

Madaliene was born on May 9, 1915 in Pittsburgh, PA. Her parents were Bart and Theresa Favero, who had immigrated to the U.S. from Italy about 1913. Sometime

Willie August Dobrenz, 90, of Ranchester, WY, passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at home surrounded by his loved ones.

He was born on December 9, 1923 to William Frederick Dobrenz and Hattie Mae Krubak in Savageton, Wyoming.

Rose Valdez, 97, of Big Horn, WY the mother of Bill Valdez, died Friday, March 21, 2014, in Memorial Hospital
of Sheridan County.
Graveside service will be 2:00pm on Friday (Mar. 28th) in Mount Hope Cemetery, Big Horn with Pastor Paul Cain
officiating. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial for Bob Jensen, 79 year old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly at his home early Thursday morning, will be celebrated Monday March 24 at 10:00 a.m. from The St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant. Interment will be in Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, Nebraska this summer.

Virginia “Ginny” Elizabeth Brown, 66, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

Ginny was born to Henry and Edna (Marrow) Heezen on April 14, 1947 in Sheridan,WY. She was raised in Sheridan and graduated from Sheridan High School. She married Tom Brown Jr on

Funeral Services for Tommy Balden, of Buffalo, who passed through the veil into eternity in the early morning hours of March 21, 2014, just eight days short of his 86th birthday, will be held Thursday March 27th at 10:00 a.m. the LDS Church in Buffalo with Bishop Kade Caturia officiating. Visitation will be held at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

George Gosch, 95, passed away peacefully at our home on March 15th, 2014. He was born to Christian and Anna Gosch in 1918 in Rock Island, Illinois. As a young boy, he and the family moved from Rock Island to Great Falls, Montana in a covered wagon. Their trip followed the Lincoln Highway, then north through Yellowstone Park.

Nellie L. Kern, 89, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Sheridan Manor.

Funeral services for Bob Leath, 89 year old long time Johnson County Rancher who passed away early Wednesday morning at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday March 25th at 11:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Monday 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Patricia “Pat” Rodgers of Veneta, OR, and Soldotna, AK, died in Eugene, OR, on March 10, 2014. Pat was born in Laramie, WY, on December 20, 1936 to William Brown and Victoria Tuma Brown. She lived in McFadden, WY, and moved with her family to Lance Creek, WY, during her youth. She attended Manville High School, where she was a cheerleader and played clarinet in the high school band.

George John Gosch, 95, of Arizona, formerly of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Flagstaff, AZ.

Services for George will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Kane Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

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

Estella Evelyn (Blomquist) Hendrickson, of Sheridan and formerly of the Washington, D. C., area, passed away at Sheridan Memorial Hospital on March 14, 2014.

Cleo Clabaugh, 95, of Buffalo, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Johnson County Hospital in Buffalo, WY.

Further arrangements will be made in the Spring.

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

Lula Lee Wilson, 87, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Westview Health Care Center.

Lula was born on August 23, 1926 in Franklin, TX to parents Oscar Carroll and Lula (Griffin) Carroll. She married William “Pete” Benjamin Wilson on December 17, 1956 in New Waverly, TX. Together they raised three children; Patricia, David and Nettie.

Eugene Lee Flair, Sr., 68, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, March7, 2014, at his residence.

Eugene was born in South Sioux City, NE, on July 10, 1945, to parents Emil W. and Albertha Lorraine (Hansen) Flair. He graduated from in So. Sioux City High in 1963 and then the NBT Business College.