Obituaries

David C. Morgan, 80, of Worland, WY, died Monday, December 7, 2009 in Worland.

Mr. Morgan was born December 8, 2009 on the family homestead on Ash Creek. He grew up and attended schools on Ash Creek and at Monarch, WY. David left home at the age of 14 to go to work on various ranches in the Sheridan area.

Karen Green, 60, of Sheridan, WY died Tuesday, December 8, 2009, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan.

Karen was born March 25, 1949, in Sheridan to Maren & Ora Mae (Troutt) Bell.

Paul D. Paustian, a 90 year-old Sheridan, WY resident, died Tuesday, December 8, 2009, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan.

Paul was born February 18, 1919 to Henry & Stella (Maxwell) Paustian in Balantine, Montana.

Donald Mehling, 69, of Sheridan passed away at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County on December 8, 2009. Donald was born on September 11, 1940, in Park City, Montana, to Conrad and Eugenia Mehling. He worked as an upholsterer for most of his adult life.

Russell Pierce, 65, of Dayton, Wyoming, passed away on December 9, 2009, at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County. He was born on April 13, 1944, in Evanston, Wyoming, to Joseph and Stella (Cook) Pierce. Russell spent most of his life as a lumberjack..

Russell loved fishing and the outdoors. He spent many hours puttering around the house. He was a mountain man and loved the woods.

Robert Morris, 80, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2009, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Robert was born on November 30, 1929 to Robert and Dora Morris in Worland, Wyoming.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Leslie Morris, Ken Morris and Don Morris; sisters Thelma Winter, Nellie Johnson, Doralena Cathcart and daughter Debby McCaffrey.

Dola A. Yockers, 87, of Sheridan, WY died Monday, December 7, 2009, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan.

Robert Morris, 80, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2009, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 10, 2009 from 6 to 8 at Kane Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 11, 2009 at Kane Funeral Home with Sherman Weberg officiating.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

David R. Roberts, 67, of Sheridan, WY died Tuesday, December 2, 2009, in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Billings, MT.

David was born August 17, 1942, in Sheridan to Elmer & Lavoris (Wyrick) Roberts.

Marjorie Shaffer, 85, of Sheridan passed away at Sheridan Memorial Hospital on December 2, 2009.

Services are pending at this time.

Kane Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

John E. Whitworth, 74, of Sheridan passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at Sheridan Manor.

Services are pending at this time.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Former Sheridan resident Marylou Naomi Weddle Stroud, 52, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 in Brenham, Texas.

Marylou was born on November 8, 1957 in Harvey, Illinois to Norman and Annamae (Monik) Weddle. She married Dail Stroud on November 8, 2007 in Brenham, Texas.

LaVerne E. Weberg, 91, of Ranchester, WY, died Wednesday, November 25, 2009 in Sheridan Manor.

Mrs. Weberg was born November 10, 1918 on a Montana farm between Homestead and Froid, Montana. She grew up on the homestead, moving to Froid in 1931 where she attended Junior High School and graduated from Froid High School in 1936.

Patricia Lee Koch, 80, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2009 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Richard Edmunds Wright was born on December 12, 1936 in Rock Springs Wyoming to William D. and Ida Wright. Richard died on November 29,2009 at the age of 72.