Obituaries

Gerald “Jerry” James Claflin was born August 06, 1955, and was called home January 15, 2020.

“Don’t cry for me,
I’m not gone.
My soul is at rest,
My heart lives on.
Light a candle
For me to see
And hold on to
My memory,
But save your tears
For I’m still here,
By your side
Through the years.”

Ronald Schultz, 75, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at his residence.

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

Harvey "Mac" Fisher, 88, passed away on January 22, 2020, at Sheridan V.A. Medical Center. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Champion Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.

Funeral Services for Sherry Tavegie, 71-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Tuesday morning at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo will be held Wednesday, January 29th at 2:00 p.m. at the Summit Wesleyan Church with Pastors Dan Gay and William Dunlap officiating. Visitation will be held at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Funeral services for Gary Packard, 73-year-old Johnson County resident who passed away Thursday afternoon at the Johnson County Health Care Center, surrounded by his family, will be held Friday, January 24th at 2:00 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home with Larry Brannian officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Friday from 9:00 a.m.

Grandpa John as he was known to most was one of the kindest but firmest grandpas there ever will be. Between his last 6 months battle with cancer and the last 2 weeks with dang pneumonia, he gained his big angel wings at 82 years young.

A celebration of life for Ted Sutherland, 76-year-old Buffalo resident, who passed away suddenly Tuesday, at his home in Buffalo will be held Saturday, January 25th at 2:00 p.m. at the Moose Lodge in Buffalo with Pastor Tom Saur officiating. Donations in Ted’s memory may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Funeral services for John Arross Sr., 80-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly early Thursday morning at his home in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday, January 28th at 2:00 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home in Buffalo with Bobby Arndt officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home on Monday, January 27th from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on the 28th from 9:00 a.m.

Known as Kitty, Katherine Demple passed away peacefully on January 13th, 2020, with her family by her side. She was a witty and well-traveled lady who raised a large family and had many adventures. Born in Jersey City, NJ on June 30th, 1928, to Genevieve Furey Griffin and Francis E. Griffin, first-generation children of Irish immigrants who had settled in Massachusetts.

Dennis Keith Tyree, 79, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather (Papa) and friend passed away January 12, 2020, after a valiant battle with cancer and COPD. He will be missed by many, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Teresa M. Fitzpatrick passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on January 10th, 2020 after her short but valiant battle with pulmonary fibrosis. She was born on August 6, 1958, in Sheridan, WY to Harvey and Naomi Scott Sr.

Donna Mae Muecke, 87, entered into the presence of her Heavenly Father on
January 14, 2020, at Green House Living for Sheridan Elder Care Center in Sheridan, WY.

Marcella “Sue” Ann Behles passed away at Sheridan Memorial Hospital on Friday, January 10, 2020. Marcella was born April 20, 1934, in Edgeley, North Dakota to Agnes Dunn and William Conley. Marcella was one of eight children.

Thomas William Waugh, 64, passed away on December 31, 2019, in Madison, WI. He was born to parents Carl and Fay Waugh on December 3, 1955, in Buffalo, WY. He attended Buffalo Grade School and graduated from Johnson County High School.

Dorothy Elizabeth (Clapp) King, 97, passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020, at the Westview Health Care Center. She was born June 18th, 1922 in Fargo, North Dakota to Edwin & Jean Clapp. She was the granddaughter of Congressman & Governor LB Hanna.