Obituaries

James “Jim” Eugene Barker was born August 18, 1948, in Sheridan to George and Ruth (White) Barker. He spent a great deal of his childhood playing with his sister and cousins at their grandparent’s ranch in Parkman. He graduated from Sheridan High School in 1966 and loved attending his 50th class reunion. In high school, he was a member of the Antelope Butte ski patrol.

Harold “Hal” Quist
Harold “Hal” Quist was a quiet man. His demeanor disguised a kind, gentle soul and a delightful sense of humor. True to his nature, he quietly passed away on May 18th at the age of 95.

Harold Waford Lemons died peacefully at his home on May 18, 2017, after a short illness. Waford Lemons was born in Montage County, Nacona, Texas on November 18, 1930. His parents were Lewis and Eunice (Russell) Lemons. He had two brothers Lewis Ray and Larry Wayne Lemons.

Funeral Services for Mario Pina Jr., 33 year old former Buffalo, Gillette and Casper resident, who passed away Monday in Wilmington, North Carolina, will be held Tuesday, May 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Paul Brow 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 9:00 a.m.

Thomas David Stroup,68, of Sheridan, passed away in his home May 16, 2017. He was born on July 12, 1948, in Sheridan, WY, to parents Chester and Betty (Michels) Stroup.

Wesley Kopman, 84, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Billings, MT.

A Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.

Paul John Jolovich, Sr., 91, of Sheridan, passed away on May 15, 2017 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

SARAH EMMA RITENOUR MCGRAW

September 27, 1922 – May 13, 2017

Sarah Emma Ritenour McGraw passed from this life into her heavenly home on May 13, 2017. Sarah was a resident of Sheridan, Wyoming for 14 years.
Sarah was the oldest of nine children born to Richard C. and Evelyn Mae (Nesbit) Ritenour. She was born September 27, 1922 in Fairfield TWP., PA.

Mass of Christian Burial for Florence Long, 92 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Saturday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be celebrated Thursday, May 18 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 Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

Caroline Yellowtail Houston, 86 of Sheridan went home to be with the Lord on May 13, 2017. Indian name “Bear in the Timber” was born on April 13, 1931 in Crow Agency, a daughter of Carson & Irene Yellowtail. She graduated from Lodge Grass High School in 1953. She then went on to attend Haskell Indian School in Kansas for a year.

Jimmie Joe Giles, (Jay), age 82 of Sheridan, Wyoming returned to his Heavenly Father on May 12, 2017. Jimmie was born December 15, 1934, in Kansas City, MO, to Thomas and Josephine Giles.

Mass of Christian burial for Larry Menzie, 73 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Thursday at the Amie Holt Care Center, will be celebrated Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson and Father David Rykwalder as co-celebrants. A Vigil Service will be held and the Rosary recited on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

Graveside Services for Jack and Verda Malson, formerly of Story, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Story Cemetery. A Reception will follow at the Story Woman's Club.

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

A celebration of the unique life of Georgia Efferson, 73 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Wednesday at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo will be held Saturday, May 13th at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of Christ in Buffalo. Donations in Mrs. Efferson’s memory may be made to the Buffalo Church of Christ in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Della Ann Poeling
September 6, 1943 – May 10, 2017

Della Ann (McClure) Poeling, 73, of Hot Springs, South Dakota passed away May 10th, 2017 at Seven Sisters Living Center in Hot Springs, South Dakota.

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