Obituaries

George M. Mathis passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Westview Health Care Center. George was born November 21, 1943, in Sheridan, WY, to Harry and Ruth (Ryder) Mathis. George was a beloved educator in Sheridan schools for 38 years. He taught at Linden and Highland Park Elementary schools.

On the morning of April 14, 2018 Edwin “Taylor” Cox passed away at Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City, MT at the age of 79. He was born on March 10, 1939 to Edwin Allen & Elizabeth Botsford Cox in Sheridan, WY.

Lucille Hannah Phelps, 97, of Casper, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018, surrounded by her family.

Lucille was born September 3, 1920 in Great Falls, MT, the daughter of James Albert Hasterlik and Estelle Elizabeth Creel Hasterlik.

Caryle May Rudolph, 77, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.
Caryle was born in Chicago to John and Margret Trentacosti, and moved to Wyoming after graduating high school. She worked for MDU and the County of Sheridan, as Deputy Clerk of the Clerk’s office, Secretary for the County Commissioners, and Secretary for the County Fair Board.

Curtis Glen Sales died April 11, 2018, at Sheridan Manor under Hospice care. He was born to parents William and Minta (Moore) Sales on January 1, 1924, in Archie, MO and came to Sheridan as a toddler. He graduated from Sheridan High School and during that time rose to the rank of Eagle Scout in the local Boy Scouts. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was attached to the Medical Corps.

Funeral services for Frank Irvine, 68 year old Gillette resident who passed away Friday at his home in Gillette, will be held Saturday, April 21st at 1:00 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Bob Moore officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home chapel on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Jeffrey Lee French, 70, of Sheridan, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Sheridan VA Medical Center. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

It is with great sadness that the family of Emilie “Emi” Wright announces her passing after a courageous battle with lung disease. Her husband of 53 years, Bill, and her children, Mark (Patty), Gina (Tim), Grant and Vicki (Mark) will forever feel the pain of their loss and the joy of her life.

Samuel F. Horton, 82, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital with his family around him. He was born to Horace and Clara (Tanner) Horton. He married Loretta Wegner in an elopement to Hardin, MT, on September 26, 1953, in the Congregational Church. They were married for 64 wonderful years and had 5 beautiful children.

Funeral services for Grandma Pat Livingston, 93 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Wednesday at her home in Buffalo, surrounded by her family, will be held Saturday April 28th at 3:00 p.m. from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 686 Fort Street, in Buffalo, WY. A family interment will take place in Sidney, Nebraska at a later date.

Lucille H. Phelps, 97, of Casper, WY passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Sheridan Manor. Services are pending. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Linda Marie Nolting, 52, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018, at her home.

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

Capitola“Inez” Oliver, 84, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at her residence.

Inez was born on March 19, 1934 to parents Joseph Baptist and Capitola Elizabeth Celestine (Roby) Marschang in Sheridan, WY. She married Kenneth J. Oliver on December 15, 1957 in Sheridan, WY.

Samuel F. Horton, 82, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

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

Gunder H. Hansen, 87, of Sheridan, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Sheridan Manor. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2018 at Champion Funeral Home with Pastor Doug Goodwin officiating.