Obituaries

Mass of Christian Burial for Wanda Firnekas, 83 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Monday morning at the Amie Holt Care Center, will be celebrated Friday, January 9th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as Celebrant. A vigil service will be held and the Rosary recited on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel.

Reverend Walter Quay McDougall, 75, of Sheridan, formerly of Wyola, MT. Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many, went home to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at the Westview Health Care Center after a brave and courageous battle with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's .

Billie E. Hollenbeck, 87, of Sheridan passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 at Sheridan Manor.

Private family services and internment will be held for Gary Anderson, a 72 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly December 31st at his home south of Buffalo of an apparent heart attack. Donations in Mr. Anderson’s memory may be made to the North House Folk School of Grand Marais, MN, in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Funeral services for Lavern Lueders, 85 year old Buffalo man who passed away Saturday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center, will be held Saturday, January 10th at 10:00 a.m. from the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Buffalo with Reverend Duane Simonson officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

E. Gary Robbins, 72, of Sheridan passed away on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Green House Living surrounded by his family. He was born on March 5, 1942 to Wilbur P. and Caryl G. (Thompson) Robbins in Buffalo, WY.

Theresa L. Gunville, 65, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, January 1, 2015, at the Sheridan Manor. She was born on October 30, 1949, in Rolette, ND to parents
Fred and Mary (Boyer) Gunville.

Theresa enjoyed sewing, puzzles, reading, movies, shopping and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Catholic Church.

Duane Currie Donahue, 86, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, January 2, 2015, at the Sheridan Manor. He was born on October 27, 1928, in Sheridan, WY to parents
Hershall and Evelyn (Currie) Donahue.

Funeral services for John Knebel, 46 year old Buffalo man who passed away Saturday evening in a house fire in Buffalo, will be held Saturday, January 3rd at 10:00 a.m. from the Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo with Pastor Pete Friese officiating. Viewing will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Derald Dean Stiles 75, formerly of Sheridan passed away peacefully at home in Billings, MT surrounded by his family on December 25, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Derald was born August 7, 1939 to Emmett and Thelma Stiles in Door, North Dakota. Derald attended school at Taylor Elementary School, Central Junior High School, and Sheridan High School before graduating in 1957.

Roy M. Sharp passed away peacefully at his home on December 25, 2014.

Roy was born on September 26, 1926 to Leslie C. And Dorothy Sharp in Hardin, MT, but spent almost all of his life in and around the Sheridan area.

Richard “Rick” Kepp, 65, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, December 26, 2014, at his residence.

Raymond “Ray” John Bach, 83, of Sheridan, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, December 24, 2014.

Alice Westling, 88, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at her residence. She was born to parents Lawrence Ernest and Hazel Lavina (Wohnhas) Davidson on December 15, 1926, in Casper, WY.

Gordon Novakovich, 87, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014, at his residence with his loving family at his side.

Gordon was born on November 14, 1927, in Monarch, WY, to parents Milan and Agnes (Ozanich) Novakovich. He served in the Army. He married Gloria Hall on August 12, 1950 in Hardin, MT.