Obituaries

Donald T. Griffin Sr., 90, of Story, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Story Community Church, 4 Ponderosa Dr., in Story, WY with Pastor John Constantine officiating. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Paula Jean Nayes, age 78, of Sheridan, passed away Jan. 9, 2017, at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Wash., after complications from leukemia.

JoAnne Kemper, 86, of Sheridan, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the Rock Creek Rehab. Center in Sheridan Manor. Services are pending. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Susan R. Huber, 76, of Sheridan, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at her sister’s home. Services are pending. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Richard Allen Hoover, 75, of Story, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017, at his residence with family by his side.

Services will be held at a later date.

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

Rex Lowell Martin, 72, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at his residence.

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

Joanne Ball Harvey, 85, of Story, WY, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Joanne was born in Sheridan, WY, February 19, 1932, to Ray C. Ball and Ella M. (Wolfe) Ball. She graduated from Sheridan High School in 1950, and earned a B.S. in Physical Education at the University of Wyoming in 1954 where she met Ronald D. Harvey, who she married in 1955.

Elsa Ruby, 81, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the Westview Health Care Center.

Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017, in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with Reverend Kevin Jones officiating.

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

Private services for Ronald Ewing, 68 year old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly Friday June 16th at his home in Buffalo will be held by his family and friends in the Big Horn Mountains at a time to be announced. Donations to help defray final expenses for Mr. Ewing may be made to the Ron Ewing Memorial in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N.

Funeral services for Patricia Havens, 69 year old Buffalo resident who passed away late Sunday evening at the Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo will be held on Friday, June 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Buffalo with Father Doug Wasinger officiating. Interment will be in the Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo with graveside services to follow the funeral.

Mary was born on December 5th, 1922, in Rapid City, S.D. to Clarence and Nellie (Fox) Switzer. She lived with her parents and three siblings at Rocky Point, WY, a small farm and ranch community, 60 miles northeast of Gillette, WY. The one room schoolhouse up the road provided the four Switzer children with a formidable education as well as many fond childhood memories.

Patricia “Patty” Lou Zeiser, 63, of Sheridan, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, in St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, MT, with her family at her side.

A graveside committal will be held at 10:00 on Monday, June 19, 2017, in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.

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

Harold Allen Smith, 86, of Sheridan, passed away peacefully at Sheridan Memorial Hospital on May 20, 2017, surrounded by his family. Cremation has taken place with Champion Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements. The inurnment with Military Honors will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 in the new section of the old Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, followed at 11:00 a.m.

Private family graveside funeral services for Eva McGee 108 year old resident of Neligh, Nebraska who passed away quietly Friday evening at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, Wyoming will be held at the Winnetoon Cemetery in Winnetoon, Nebraska. A celebration of her life will be held later in the summer at a time and date to be announced.

Wayne Landrey, 64, passed away Wednesday, June 7, surrounded by family and friends, after a battle with cancer. Donations in Wayne’s memory can be made to Susie Bowling Hospice or JCHC Education Program in care of Harness Funeral Home at 351 N Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com No services were held per Wayne’s request.

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