Obituaries

Funeral services for Bonnie Turk, 81 year old lifetime Buffalo resident who passed away quietly at her home in Buffalo Wednesday morning, will be held Friday February 12, at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with her brother Jack Finley officiating. A private family interment will take place at a later date. Donations in Mrs.

Adam Gene Haskett, 22, came into our lives on January 24, 1994, born to Jim and Brenda (Wilcox) Haskett in Sheridan, WY, and after a long battle with cancer he went to be with his Lord and Savior and his Nana, on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. He lived here is whole life, attending school in Tongue River Elementry and Tongue River High School graduating in 2012.

Leo Leslie Copeland, 73, of Buffalo, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

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

Thomas Anthony Torres Sr. age 56, passed away suddenly on February 1, 2016. He was born October 13, 1959, to John and Juanita Torres in Rapid City, South Dakota. He had one sister, Linda and two brothers, John and Bryen. He graduated from Rapid City Central High School. Thomas was into baseball and gymnastics, he was very good at it. Thomas and his family were big into boxing.

Susan K. Schmidt, 63, passed from this life Monday, February 1, 2016. She was born June 6, 1952 in Casper, Wyoming to Clyde Don Patton and Juanita (Smith) Patton. She grew up in Casper WY. In 1970, Susan graduated from Natrona County High School. She attended Casper College. On November 25, 1971, she married the love of her life and high school sweetheart Jim Schmidt.

Martin “Marty” Meece, 60, of Sheridan, WY. passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at his residence.

Marty was born on September 15, 1955, to Virgil and LaWanda (Buck) Meece in Denver, CO. He married Darlene Marie Frank on August 8, 1985. He worked as a Locomotive Engineer for BNSF for 39 years and recently retired in October. Marty was a member of the United Transportation Union.

A memorial service will be held at a later date for George Robert "Bob" Crowe, a 78 year old Buffalo man who died Friday, January 22, 2016 at Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, Wyoming. He served in the Army.

Delphine I. Toner, 91, passed away on January 26, 2016, in Sheridan, Wyoming. She was raised on a ranch near Colstrip, Montana. She graduated from Colstrip High School and married C.J. Toner in 1946.

Joan Marlene Kriese, 60, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016, at her residence.

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

Charlie H. Kent, 90, of Sheridan, WY passed away on Saturday, Jan 16th, 2016 at Sheridan Manor. He was born in Megargel,TX and was raised in Olney, TX.

Charlie worked in the oil fields before joining the Army/Air Corps in the latter part of WW II where he worked on planes.

Dorothy Mae Manning, 82, of Sheridan, WY, passed away peacefully at her home on January 22, 2016. She was born on July 12, 1933, in Acme, WY, to Mike and Katherine (Cromick) Martinek, the youngest of ten children. She lived in the Sheridan area the majority of her life. She married Joe Geiss in 1954, and together they had one daughter, Teresa. They later divorced.

Charles “Chuck” Wayne Brown, 63, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He was born on February 23, 1952, in Buffalo, WY, to parents John Edgar and Estella Dale (Buckley) Brown.

Lilly Patricia (Patty) Weatherford passed away January 18, 2016 at Memorial Hospital. She was born May 20, 1944 in Van Nuys, California.
She was preceded in death by her father, Royal “Tex” Thompson and mother, Marjorie Thompson. She is survived by her husband, Larry Weatherford of Big Horn, Wyoming; and daughters, Lisa Hoey of Belfair, Washington and Trisha Orsino of Olympia, Washington.

Dee J. Sadler, 77, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at the Billings Clinic.

Graveside services for Doris Metzler, 98 year old Buffalo woman, who passed away Sunday evening at Amie Holt Care Center, will be held January 22, at 1pm in Worland with Pastor Ted Ridenour officiating. Burial will be held in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Donations in Mrs. Metzler’s memory may be made to the Amie Holt Care Center in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.