Obituaries

Joan M. Baumann, 44, of Sheridan, WY, died Tuesday, October 20, 2009 as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

LeRoy W. Cotton, 61, of Sheridan, WY died Saturday, October 17, 2009, in the V.A. Medical Center, Sheridan.

LeRoy was born April 18, 1948, in Sheridan to George & Bonnie (Smith) Cotton.

Paul Floretta, 60, of Sheridan, died Tuesday, October 20, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Bruce M. Baker, 63, of Sheridan, WY died Saturday, October 17, 2009, in his Sheridan home.

Bruce was born September 30, 1946, in Sheridan to Joseph & Merle (Jenkins) Baker.

Bruce grew up and attended schools in Sheridan. He served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for many years in the oil fields of Alaska. He returned to Sheridan in 1997.

Sheridan resident Kathleen Agnes Marie CeCe, 54, passed away Friday, October 17, 2009 at Sheridan Manor.

Born November 5, 1954, to Emery and Grace (Gugh) Labertrandie in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, she worked as a clerk and loved raising her children. Longtime companion Bill Grotz gave her the nickname "Apple Blossom."

Sheridan resident Delores "Dee" Black, 81, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

Marjorie Porter, age 93, a former Sheridan, WY resident died Tuesday, October 6, 2009, in Thermopolis Rehab Center, Thermopolis, WY.

Marjorie was born August 22, 1915, in Sheridan to George & Mary (Stevie) Herron.

Marjorie grew up in Sheridan and had been a retail clerk for a time. She was disabled most of her life.

Marjorie is survived by some nieces, nephews and cousin.

Ariel Kowalski Toth, 55, of Sheridan, passed in the company of her family, at her home, on Monday, October 12, 2009.

Elsie M. Hein, 98, of Sheridan, passed away at her home October 9, 2009.

Myrtle Ellen Perkins Claire, 90, of Sheridan, passed away at Westview Health Care Center on Friday, September 18, 2009.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m., October 10, 2009 at Kane Funeral Home with Reverend Don Derryberry officiating.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Charles R. (Bob) Fitzpatrick, 87, of Buffalo, WY, died Thursday, October 1, 2009 in Johnson County Health Care Center.

Mr. Fitzpatrick was born January 8, 1922 in Sheridan, WY to L. L. (Mike) and Frances (Dentler) Fitzpatrick. He grew up and attended schools in Sheridan, Ranchester, and Dayton, WY.

Kathy Averill, 56, of Sheridan, passed away Sept. 26, 2009 at her home.

She was born Oct. 7, 1952 in Madelia, Minnesota to Lloyd and Catherine Guyer.

LaDonna J. Day, 78, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, September 25, 2009, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.

LaDonna was born October 1, 1930, in Beulah, N. Dakota to Arnold & Edna (Enyart) Anderson.

Sheridan resident, Cadyn Lane Trujillo, 4 months old, passed away September 21, 2009 at his home.

Born May 13, 2009 in Sheridan, Wyoming to Megan Sue Trujillo and Jeremy Royce Badgett.

Patricia L. Ward, 82 of Sheridan, passed away on September 18, 2009.

Patricia was born on November 14, 1926 to Guy and Madge Brown in Casper, WY. She married Wilbur Kenneth Ward on December 26, 1954. Wilbur passed on March 16, 1957.

Patricia loved the outdoors, camping, music, gardening and her dogs.