Obituaries

February 18, 1923 – March 10, 2017

A granddaughter of A.E. and Emma Church who came to Sheridan, Wyoming, in the early 1890’s, her parents, Ralph and Josephine Church, moved from Gillette, Wyoming, to Los Angeles, California, in 1921 and there Dorothie M. Church was born, February 18, 1923. She peacefully passed away March 10, 2017.

Eric Joseph Murray, 61, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the VA Medical Center.

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

Funeral services for Max Jennings, 80 year old Buffalo man who passed away at Green House Living for Sheridan Wednesday evening, will be held Sunday, March 12th at 1:00 p.m., from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo, with Pastor Stephen Martin officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Saturday, from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, from 9:00 a.m.

“JC”Gerald Conda, 29, of Sheridan passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017. He was born on October 18, 1987, in Boulder, CO, to parents Jerry Conda and Lorna (Frady) Pelesky.

Joan Marsh, 87, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at her residence.

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

Jack Stec, 68, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the Westview Health Care Center.

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

Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret Nelson, 87 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Tuesday evening, at the Johnson County Health Care Center, in Buffalo, will be celebrated Saturday, March 11th at 10:00 a.m., from the St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo, with Father Peter Johnson as celebrant. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home on Friday from 1:00 p.m.

Warren N. Pearce, 95, of Sheridan, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Warren will be sadly missed by his family and friends. He was one of four children born to Verrie W. and Eda H. (Nelson) Pearce on February 26, 1922 in Bellingham, WA.

Carleton F. Perry, 85, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017, while working on the ranch.

Beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and trusted friend of many, Marsha (Estes) Philo of Sheridan, passed away at home on March 7, 2017 at the age of 68 years. She succumbed to the ravages of cancer and its associated ‘treatments’.

Ralph Howard Knode Jr. 89, of Sheridan died on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

George Harper, 92, lifelong Banner area rancher, passed away in Billings, MT, on Saturday, March 4, 2017. George was born on February 22, 1925, the only child of Floyd Harper and Addie (Sanders) Harper. George attended the Banner School and Sheridan High School graduating in 1943. Upon completing high school he enlisted in the United States Navy serving in WWII.

Lawrence ‘Sonny’ Buskirk, 71, of Sheridan passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Sonny was born July 6th, 1945, in Sheridan, Wyoming. He married his soulmate, Debbie Ferderer, on December 22, 1966, in Sheridan, they celebrated 50 years of marriage this last December. Together they raised their four children.

Funeral Services for Bay Schiffer, 102 year old longtime Johnson County resident who passed away Tuesday at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday, March 7th at 2:00 p.m., from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Buffalo, with Father Doug Wasinger officiating. Interment will be in the Willow Grove Cemetery at a later date. Donations in Mrs.