Obituaries

Kleo C. Sams, 87, of Sheridan, WY died Monday, May 27, 2013, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan. Kleo is the father of Margaret Swinyer of Sheridan.
Private services will be later.
Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Harry W. Adsit, 88 of Big Horn, WY died Saturday, May 25, 2013, in the V.A. Medical Center, Sheridan, WY. Harry lived more the 79 years on the corner known by some Big Horn residents as “Adsit’s Corner”, the northwest corner of Big Horn.

Harry was born July 26, 1924, in Kirby, MT to Charles W. and Gustava (Carlson) Adsit.

John Harm “Harmy” Beld went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 26th at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, WY.

Bill Metz was born July 24, 1938 in Kansas City, Kansas; although he would have told you he was "found under a rock and his mother said to her dying day that she should have taken the rock home because it would have been less trouble."

Funeral Services for Steve Nuckolls, 85 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Saturday afternoon at his home in Buffalo, will be held Friday, May 31st at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Reverend KyeongSu Jung officiating. Visitation will be held from the Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:00 a.m.

Dixie M Gillis passed away peacefully May 24 at her daughter's home in Helena , Montana. She was born May 13, 1931, to Charles and Genevieve Dyll in Helena. She graduated from Sheridan High school in 1949 in Sheridan, Wyoming where she met the love of her life David B. Gillis. They were married on October 10, 1952 and they had three wonderful children.

Kellan William Erickson, 4 months, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

Kellan was born on January 3, 2013 in Sheridan, WY to his parents Nick W. and Rita M. (Laumbach) Erickson.

William Mason Metz, 74, of Sheridan, passed away on May 25, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Carol Jewel Cummins, 85, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013 at her residence.

Private Family Services will be held.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Elmer Dale "Pete" Peterson, 84 years old, of Sheridan, WY, went home to his Heavenly Father on May 26, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in St. Paul, MN on June 4, 1928, and adopted 3 days later by Elmer E. and Myrtle (Stockdale) Peterson, of Duluth, MN. He was raised in Duluth; graduating from Central High School in 1946. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1946.

Chester Carl Burton, Sr., 66, of Midwest, gained his Angel wings on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY.

Chester was born on December 31, 1946 in Olean, NY to Harry and Mary (Hamer) Burton. Chester was fortunate enough to be raised by Craig O'Brien in Sheridan, WY. He graduated from Sheridan High School and then served in the U.S. Army.

Chester Carl Burton, Sr., 66, of Midwest, gained his Angel wings on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY.

A Celebration of Life for Chester will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Kane Funeral Home with Father Michael Ehiemere officiating.

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

Evelyn M. Dinkel, 94, of Dayton, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital of Sheridan in Sheridan, WY.

Dennis Michael Carlin, 66, of Sheridan, Wyoming, died Friday, May 17, 2013 in a motorcycle accident near Kirby, Montana.

Dennis was born July 7, 1946 in Rochester, New York to Michael and Ruth (Heimbichner) Carlin. The family moved to Billings, Montana when Dennis was very young and he grew up and attended Billings schools, graduating from Billings West in 1964.

The Lord gently took Betty’ Leath’s hand and led her into Heaven on May 3rd, after a short illness. She was surrounded by those who love her. Funeral services for Betty, of Spokane, Washington and former Buffalo resident, will be held Friday, May 24th at 2:00 p.m. at the Buffalo Wesleyan Church, with Pastor William Dunlap officiating.