Obituaries

Patricia Mary Routh passed away November 9, 2017 from heart failure following a long and complicated effort to recover from heart surgery. Pat was born in Sheridan on October 8th, 1950 to James and Hilda (Stroh) Bumbaca. She called Sheridan home her entire life and loved everything about living here.

Elaine Margaret Mattson Small, 89, of Story, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the Sheridan Manor.

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

Eleanor Schreiner Demple, 89, of Sheridan, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She was born in St. Nicholas, MN to Alois Schreiner and Magdelena (Binsfield) Schreiner on July 22, 1928. Eleanor grew up in Minnesota with her two brothers and graduated from high school.

Gunder Hansen, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Sheridan Manor. Gunder was born on May 6, 1930 to Anna and Walt Hansen on a farm in Hurley, South Dakota. He learned to harness a team of horses to plow the fields at 10 years old. He also, was assigned to hand churn the butter. This early introduction to physical labor saw Gunder grow into a giant of a man.

OBITUARY
KENNETH D. KOCH
November 8, 2017

THOMAS L. LAWRENCE
November 2, 2017

Larry Dean Chalfant, 62, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. No Services are planned.

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KATHLEEN A. PETTIT
November 4, 2017

Ralph “Gary” Maxwell, 65, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017, at his residence.

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

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LEONA D. MONEY
October 31, 2017

Mass of Christian Burial for Leona Money, 86 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Tuesday evening at the Amie Holt Care Center surrounded by her family, will be celebrated Monday, November 6th 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 Sunday at 6:00 p.m.

Private family interment for Mike Turk, 63 year old lifetime Buffalo resident who passed away Wednesday at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper will be held by his family next summer. Donations in Mike’s memory may be made to the Mike Turk Memorial, a fund set up to help the family with final medical expenses in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Dawn Marie Bays, 43, of Sheridan passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017 at her residence.

Vernon Al “Nez” Tietjen passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at the Westview Health Care Center.

Nez was born on December 1, 1935, in Gallup, NM to Albert V. and Rebecca Annis Roundy Tietjen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two nephews, Rob Powell and Darcy Wilhelm and three brothers-in-law, Chad Wilhelm, Jack Powell and Bud Cranford.

Helen Deines, 95, passed away at Westview Health Center in Sheridan, WY on October 31, 2017. She was born on September 10, 1922 to John and Amelia Blehm in Ft. Collins Colorado. The oldest of three children, Helen lived in the Ft. Collins area most of her life and attended local schools. Grades 1-7 were spent at Rocky Ridge School; she attended Lincoln Junior High and Ft.