Obituaries

Anne Washut Aksamit, 86, of Sheridan, WY, died Sunday, March 1, 2009 at her daughter’s residence.

Laura Lee "Muggy" Polster Clifford, 38, passed away February 23, 2009 at the South Big Horn County Critical Access Hospital in Basin, Wyoming surrounded by her loving family and special friends.

Jerry W. Phillips, age 62, of Sheridan, WY died Saturday, February 21, 2009, in the VA Medical Center, Denver, CO.

Jerry was born November 16, 1946, in Lusk, WY to E.E. & Joan (Rayle) Phillips.

Clinton R. Hoagland, 60, of Banner, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 21, 2009.

Larry L. Cooley, age 61, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, February 13, 2009, in his Sheridan home.

Larry was born December 14, 1947, in Dayton, WY to Verner & Clara (Mooney) Cooley.

Nellie L. Cooper Bocek Rasmussen, 88, of Sheridan, passed away at Sheridan Manor on Tuesday, February 23, 2009.

Ada Lucille Moeller Campbell died Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan Wyoming from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Memorial services will be held in early June.

Many of my childhood memories revolve around the Barker homestead out Parkman way. Home of a large family rooted in the soil of Wyoming. When George Barker was born in 1917, the land was still raw, the family young. He was the first of six sons borne by a young French emigrant, Ernestine Jaccar and sired by a young cowboy, George Colin Barker whose family homesteaded here in the late 1890’s.

Donna Lynn Angell, age 40, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, February 13, 2009, in her Sheridan home.

Donna was born July 13, 1968, in Los Angeles, CA . Her parents are Larry and Kathy (Erps) Kennedy.

Dorothy Ruzila, age 94, of Sheridan, WY died Thursday, January 22, 2009, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County. 

Dorothy was born April 20, 1915, in Sheridan County to Andrew & Stella (Jeziorski) Kosine.  He parents were immigrants from Germany and Austria respectively. 

Russell "Rusty" James Wood, 25, of St. Louis, MO, formerly of Sheridan, passed away on January 19, 2009 in St. Louis, MO.

Jack I. Kibben, age 81, of Sheridan, WY died Thursday, January 15, 2009, in Billings Clinic Hospital, Billings, MT.

Jack was born September 13, 1927, in Sheridan to James & Nona (Satterlee) Kibben.

La Wanda "Polly" Meece, 81, of Sheridan passed away, surrounded by her family, on January 10, 2009 at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County after a courageous battle with cancer.

Polly was born in Maquon, IL on November 16, 1927 to Carl and Eva Buck. She graduated from Williams Field High School in 1945. On August 31, 1947

Venida P. Fritz of Sheridan, Wyoming, died peacefully in her home on Sunday, January 11, 2009.  Venida was born July 10, 1923, to Arthur Clarence (Al) Prentice and Clara Syring Prentice near Wessington, South Dakota in the family farmhouse. She graduated from Wessington High School in 1940 and attended business
Helen Laureen (Brown) Yetter died January 9, 2009 in Sheridan, Wyoming.  She lived a full and interesting life that spanned many changes in her role as a woman.

She was born April 17, 1924 in Evans, Colorado.  She married Dale J. Yetter in Cheyenne, Wyoming on January 3, 1946.  As a young couple they moved to