Obituaries

Funeral services for Velma Streeter 72 year old Johnson County woman who passed away July 10th at the St. Lukes Presbyterian Hospital in Denver, Colorado, will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at the Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo, Wyoming at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Danny Davis officiating. Visitation will on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Funeral services for Mary Nielsen, 82 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Wednesday at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Saturday, July 21, at 11:00 a.m. from the Buffalo Wesleyan Church with Pastor Steven Martin officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside committal services to follow the funeral.

Norris Davidson, 87, of Story passed away at his residence on Thursday, July 12, 2012. There will be no services.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Funeral services for Betty Francis, 88-year old Buffalo woman who passed away quietly at her home on Friday evening, July 6, 2012, will be held Wednesday, July 11, at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Buffalo with Reverend KyeonaSu Jung officiating. Visitation will be held at the Adams Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Henry L. (Hank) Beffert entered peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus at the V.A. Medical Center, Sheridan, WY following a short illness. Hank was born in Lehr, North Dakota, August 2, 1916 to Margaretta Kranzler and Henry Biefert. He spent his teenage years working on various farms around Napoleon, North Dakota and Hardin, Montana.

Josephine May (Jo) Armstrong, 88, of Cheyenne died July 9th at Life Care Center of Cheyenne. She was born April 6, 1924, in Laramie to George Frank Struble and Madge Irene (Summers) Struble, and had lived in Cheyenne since 1994, with prior residence in Sheridan and Laramie. Jo graduated from Laramie High School in 1941. She married Warren Junior Armstrong on October 21, 1945, in Laramie.

Phoebe Ann (Mills) Morgan, age 75 of Oakland, died Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, Illinois.

Funeral services for Elaine “Dean” Holmes, 89 year old Casper resident who passed away Thursday morning at the Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper, will be held Friday, July 13th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with her son Jim Dean, Father Stuart Crawshaw and Father Ken Kinner officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday from 1:00 p.m.

Marvene S. Shidler, 80, of Buffalo passed away on Monday, July 9, 2012 at the Sheridan Manor.

William Andrew (Bill) Mentock died Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Bill was the second of seven boys born to Ray and Alice (Demchok) Mentock on April 1, 1952, in Sheridan, Wyoming. When he was four years old, his family moved to Cody, Wyoming. Bill attended Cody schools and graduated from Cody High School in 1970.

Betty June Horsley, 77, of Sheridan passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at the Billings Clinic.

A Celebration of Life for Betty will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Kane Funeral Home Reception Hall.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Virginia L. Keller, 91, of Sheridan, WY died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan.

Mrs. Keller is the mother of Sheridan resident Carol Swartz. Graveside service will be in Wisconsin.
Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Claude Dwinell, 60, of Sheridan passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, July 1, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife Christine Dwinell. Private services for family and close friends will be held at a later date by invitation only.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Funeral services for Les Fowler, 70 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Thursday morning at his home in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday, July 3rd at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Darren S. Chavez, 48, of Ranchester passed away at his residence on Friday, June 29, 2012.

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

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.