Obituaries

Raven Black, 88, of Sheridan, passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 at Sheridan Manor. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Robert “Bob” Addison Kauffman, 97, of Sheridan, passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 at Sheridan Manor. He was born October 15, 1919 in Ottumwa, Iowa to Clifford and Rowena Kauffman.

Donald F. Clason, 81, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016, at his residence.
No Services will be held.

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

Leslie “Missy” Wolfe, 62, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at her residence.

A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 pm, Sunday, December 11, 2016 at the Barn in Big Horn.

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

Charles William Tompkins, 83, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016, at his residence.
Private Family Services will be held.

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

Clifton “Jeff” Bolinger passed away on December 2, 2016 (his Birthday) at the age of 87 years old in Sheridan, Wyoming. Jeff was born in Huntsville, Arkansas to Claud and Cora (Fowler) Bolinger on December 2, 1929. The Bolinger family moved from Arkansas to Ucross, Wyoming when Jeff was five years old. The Bolinger family ranched at Ucross for many years.

On November 30, 2016 Janet Newton Ludwig, age 71, died peacefully at her home in Story. As a child, she was lovingly cared for by her parents Harold and Ruth Newton. She attended Sheridan Schools. Janet was Sheridan’s first Junior Miss and later became Wyoming’s Junior Miss. Janet graduated from SHS in 1963 and moved onto UW.

Charles Albert Shepard, 69, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

Services with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at Mountainview Fellowship Baptist Church at 54 W. 8th St., Sheridan, WY, with Pastor Jim Coonis officiating.

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

Jesse M. Athey, 73, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at the VA Medical Center.

Jesse was born on July 20, 1943, to Alva and Mildred (Flately) Muzzey in Alliance, NE. He was adopted by Ross and Armenta Athey in 1955. He was in the Alliance and Hemingford, NE area.

Janet Ruth Ludwig, 71, of Story, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at her residence.

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

Cody John Will, 22, died on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at his home.

Raymond George Mentock passed away November 29, 2016. He was born November 23, 1926, in Dietz, Wyoming to Andrew and Mary Mentock. He married Alice Demchok of Sheridan on November 24, 1949, at St. Thomas Church in Monarch on Thanksgiving Day.

Justin Glidden, 39, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016, in the Big Horn Mountains. He was born on March 20, 1977, in Lander, WY, to Rocky and Cheryl Merrill.

Jerry W. Gelsinger, 65, of Sheridan, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. No local services will be held. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Theresa A. Brown, 98, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the Sheridan Manor. She was born on September 10, 1918, to parents Matthew and Geraldina (Blohmer) Arts in Three Forks, MT. She married Jerome Thomas Brown on June 23, 1943, in Abilene, TX, and spent 70 years together before his death.