Obituaries

John Egnoce Buszkiewic of Banner, Wyoming passed away on September 7,2009 peacefully at Sheridan Memorial Hospital of natural causes.

John was born to Ignac and Anna (Mates) Buszkiewic on July 8, 1922 in Kooi, Wyoming. He was baptized at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Kleenburn, Wyoming, in 1922.

The following information was handwritten by John himself reflecting upon his own life:

John Battista Destefano, 93, of Sheridan, WY, passed away September 6, 2009, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Gary Miller, 55, passed away August 28, 2009 at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

Born July 3, 1955 in Portland, Oregon to Raymond and Barbara (Cary) Miller, he served in the Army and enjoyed working at carnivals.

No services are planned at this time. Interment will be at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, South Dakota.

Kane Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Ranchester resident, James R. Swisher, 61, passed away on August 28, 2009 at his home.

Sheridan resident Delbert Ventling, 77, passed away August 28, 2009 at his residence.

Richard Barbula, 80, of Sheridan, WY died Sunday, August 30, 2009, in his Sheridan home.

Richard was born March 12, 1929, in Monarch, WY to Hank & Alma (Legerski) Barbula.

Well known area rancher, J. Vernon States, 95, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Westview Health Care Center.

Vernon was born in Logan, KS, on .January 26, 1914, to Perry and Maud (Lappin) States, and moved to Sheridan in 1934. He married Oriel A. Lupton on March 14, 1935, in Sheridan.

Robert Frederick Ernst, 79, of Sheridan, passed away at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan on August 26, 2009.

Shirley Jean Groshart, 81, of Sheridan passed away August 26, 2009 at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

Lillian M. Keahey, age 81, of Sheridan, WY died Tuesday, August 25, 2009, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County

Lillian was born November 3, 1927, in Sheridan to Jesse & Anna (Hoffman) Ekis.

William L. "Jonesy" Jones, 70, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at his residence.

Born September 9, 1938 in Sheridan, Wyoming to Clarence and Susie (Smith) Jones, he attended schools in Sheridan and worked at Title Abstract. His favorite pastimes were cowboying, snowmobiling, and riding with the Shrine Horse Patrol. He was a member of the Masons, Shriners, and Jesters.

Wilma Smith, 83, of Sheridan, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2009 at Sheridan Manor.

Elsie Thayer, 89, of Sheridan, passed away Friday, August 21, 2009 at Westview Health Care Center.

Margaret Cole, 84, of Sheridan, WY died Sunday, August 23, 2009, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.

Margaret was born July 19, 1925, in Prairie Creek, Indiana to Walter & Thelma (Branson) Richards.

Kingston Sterling Brimmer, one month old baby, died Thursday, August 20, 2009, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.

Kingston was born July 17, 2009 in Sheridan to Lyall Brimmer and Kelly Fowler.

Kingston was preceded in death by his grandmother Paulette Brimmer.