Obituaries

Kenneth Switzer, 93, previously of Sheridan, passed away on July 18, 2017, in Ojai, CA.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Kane Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Hovestol officiating. Inurnment will be in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. A Reception will follow in the Kane Reception Hall.

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

Ruth Eileen (Ferguson) Corley passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, October 11, 2017, at 8:21 a.m. At the age of 89, she was a long time member of the Sheridan Community. Ruth was born to David Dow Ferguson and Bessie Gladys (Conklin) Ferguson on July 31, 1928 on the “Little Thunder Homestead”, Hilight community near Gillette Wyoming.

Dolores M. Noel, 93, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at West View Health Care Center.

Dolores was born on September 6, 1924 in Grygla, MN to parents Carl and Mollie (Grovom) Holbrook. She married her husband Robert Homer Noel.

Leora A. Diederichs, 97, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017, at the Green House Living for Sheridan.

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

Private interment for Donald Philbrick, 65 year old Kaycee resident who passed away at his home October 4th, will be held on the Gosney Ranch in Kaycee. Donations in Mr. Philbrick’s memory may be made to the

Allan McConnell Ross, 39, passed away October 6th, 2017 in Grand Junction, Colorado from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born December 9, 1977 in Big Timber, Montana but spent most of his childhood growing up in Sheridan, Wyoming. He loved to ride his motorcycles, go fishing, spend time with family and most of all he loved to spend time with his daughters.

Chuck was born September 16, 1951 in Mt. Vernon, WA to Paul Blakeman and Vi Welter. Chuck spent the majority of his life in Wyoming. He went to school until his junior year at Sheridan High School. He then went on to work for Decker Coal Mine from 1977 – 2002. Chuck had a passion for cars. He raced stock cars from 1977 – 1978. He always said one of his favorite cars was a Mercury Chop top.

Charles "Craig" Dillon of Sheridan, Wyoming, passed away peacefully on
Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado,
at the age of 70. At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by his wife and
daughters. Craig was overcome by respiratory and infection issues seven weeks
after successful cardiac bypass surgery.

Esther Kreger Graves Badget, 97, of Sheridan, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 8, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.

Evelyn S. Morgan, 102, of Sheridan, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Green House Living. Private services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

A celebration of the life of Sandy Sackett Dixon, 77 year old Kaycee resident who passed away early Friday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo will be held Thursday, October 12th at 11:00 a.m. at the Harold Jarrard Park Building in Kaycee with Reverend Carol Buckingham officiating. Interment will be in the Kaycee Cemetery at a later date with family and friends.

Dwight Andrew "Jesse Carlson" Sheriff, 64, of Sheridan, passed away at his residence on Friday, October 6, 2017.

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

Rolland Curtis, 86, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at the Westview Health Care Center.

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

Irene Ruth Jackson, 86, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital with members of her family by her side.

Vickie Lee (Sawyer) Shepherd, 74, of Sheridan, WY passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.

Vickie was born in Lyons, Colorado to parents Archie and Myrtle (Achenbach) Sawyer. She was a graduate of Laramie High School and attended the University of Wyoming. Vickie worked for over 30 years at various banks in California, Oregon and most recently Sheridan, Wyoming.