Obituaries

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 E. McGraw, 94, of Sheridan, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Beehive Home. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

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.

A celebration of the life of Riley Lee Malli, 73 year Arvada resident who passed away Monday at the V.A. Medical Center in Sheridan, will be held by his family and friends on Monday, May 15th at 2:00 p.m. at the Arvada Bar in Arvada, Wyoming. A private family interment with Military Graveside Rites will be held by his family at the Riley Malli Ranch near Arvada.

Larry L. Phillips, 69, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at the Westview Health Care Center.

John Thomas Shanks, Jr., 56, of Powell, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at the VA Medical Center.

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

Charles “Chuck” Samuel Mitchell, 102, of Sheridan died peacefully on May 7, 2017 at the Mountain View Living Center at the VA Medical Center with his family at his side.

Patty Emma Green Mock, 91, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Patty was born on March 2, 1926 in Moorcroft, WY to William and Lucy (Blankenship) Green. She married George Robert Mock and lived on a ranch outside of Dayton, WY, where they raised registered Hereford Cattle.