Obituaries

Abel “Poncho” Vigil, 89, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He was born on June 5, 1930, in Wagon Mound, New Mexico to parents Santiago and Epifania (Thomas) Vigil. He attended school in Wagon Mound and later came to Wyoming with a load of steers for the Tschirgi Antler Ranch in Wyola, MT. He married Josephine Guerrero on December 5, 1953.

Sharon L. Boyko, 71, died Monday, July 8, 2019, at Sheridan Manor. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Champion Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.

Betty Jo Ann French McKenzie, 91, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Westview Health Care Center.

Douglas “Doug” Wayne Peoples, 75, a longtime resident of Cheyenne, passed away July 2nd, at RiverStone Hospice Home in Billings, Montana. Doug was born May 3, 1944 in Denver, Colorado, a son of Aubrey and Allawilda (Miller) Peoples.

John Joseph Kawulok, Jr., 90, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019, at his Sheridan residence.

Martha Ella McVay, “Marty” to her friends and family and called “Ms. Magoo” by her “partner in crime,” her youngest child Robbin, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Mary Hayden Burgess, 98, died peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, June 23rd at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Funeral Services for Sherrie Patch, 76-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly at her home south of Buffalo Sunday morning, surrounded by her family, will be held Thursday, June 27th at 2:00 p.m. from the Union Congregational Church in Buffalo with Reverend Dr. Anne Hays Egan officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

In My Garden Secrets are to be found among the petals and the leaves Secrets that few understand, and fewer would believe The bees seek the nectar of sweetness upon a flower And it wakes familiar moments, another time, another hour Moments laughing, planting, tending to the fields A place I find you every time and embrace the love revealed.

Sandra O'Connor, 84, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at the Green House Living for Sheridan.

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

David Georgen, age 60, of Belgrade MT passed away on June 10th, 2019. Born in Sheridan WY on March 16, 1959, to Daniel and Helen (Boyko) Georgen, David grew up in Birney MT and graduated from Big Horn High School in 1978.

On Tuesday June 18, 2019, Jeffrey W. Calentine passed from this earth to join his Lord and Savior after many years of battling congestive heart failure. He was at home surrounded by family.

Donna Molen passed away on June 30th in Indiana she is from Sheridan Wyoming she will be laid to rest Mount Hope Cemetery on July 7th at one or two she was 79 when she passed all is welcome please come pay your respects she was very lovable and she loved the whole town she was born in Gillette in 1938 to Jean and Inez Hoblit

Norma Barbara Kohlrus (Walker) Aguilar, 89, lifetime Sheridan resident, passed away at Westview Health Care Center on Friday, June 14, 2019. Norma was born on July 1, 1929, to Alma (Kohiruss) Hoffman and William Hoffman in Sheridan, WY. Norma was an only child and was raised by her Mom, Maternal Grandparents, and Aunt Bertha. She graduated from Sheridan High School in 1947.

Timothy Allen Earle, 41, died Monday, June 17, 2019, at his residence. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Champion Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.