Obituaries

Debra M. Sell, 47, of Sheridan, WY died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in her home.

Debra was born April 30, 1961, in Sheridan to Jack & Doris (Hewitt) Ennis.

Hazel Ann Rotolo, 61, of Ranchester, WY died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in her Ranchester home.

Hazel was born August 21, 1947, on the family farm near Parshall, ND to Harold & Ora (Howie) Maurer.

Funeral services for Arnold C. Becker of Riverton will be conducted at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sheridan at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2009. Burial will follow at the Sheridan Cemetery, with military rites by the American Legion Post No. 7.

A viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2009 at Kane Funeral Home in Sheridan.

Russell C. Hart, Jr., 61, of Sheridan, WY, died Thursday, March 5, 2009 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Hart was born April 25, 1947 in Sheridan, WY to Russell C. and Juanita (Bliss) Hart, Sr. He grew up and attended schools in Sheridan.

Russell married Penny Logan in Colorado in 1970. She died in August of 2002. In 2004 Russell married Rhonda Schnaible in Sheridan, WY.

Anne Washut Aksamit, 86, of Sheridan, WY, died Sunday, March 1, 2009 at her daughter’s residence.

Laura Lee "Muggy" Polster Clifford, 38, passed away February 23, 2009 at the South Big Horn County Critical Access Hospital in Basin, Wyoming surrounded by her loving family and special friends.

Jerry W. Phillips, age 62, of Sheridan, WY died Saturday, February 21, 2009, in the VA Medical Center, Denver, CO.

Jerry was born November 16, 1946, in Lusk, WY to E.E. & Joan (Rayle) Phillips.

Clinton R. Hoagland, 60, of Banner, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 21, 2009.

Larry L. Cooley, age 61, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, February 13, 2009, in his Sheridan home.

Larry was born December 14, 1947, in Dayton, WY to Verner & Clara (Mooney) Cooley.

Nellie L. Cooper Bocek Rasmussen, 88, of Sheridan, passed away at Sheridan Manor on Tuesday, February 23, 2009.

Ada Lucille Moeller Campbell died Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan Wyoming from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Memorial services will be held in early June.

Many of my childhood memories revolve around the Barker homestead out Parkman way. Home of a large family rooted in the soil of Wyoming. When George Barker was born in 1917, the land was still raw, the family young. He was the first of six sons borne by a young French emigrant, Ernestine Jaccar and sired by a young cowboy, George Colin Barker whose family homesteaded here in the late 1890’s.

Donna Lynn Angell, age 40, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, February 13, 2009, in her Sheridan home.

Donna was born July 13, 1968, in Los Angeles, CA . Her parents are Larry and Kathy (Erps) Kennedy.

Dorothy Ruzila, age 94, of Sheridan, WY died Thursday, January 22, 2009, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County. 

Dorothy was born April 20, 1915, in Sheridan County to Andrew & Stella (Jeziorski) Kosine.  He parents were immigrants from Germany and Austria respectively. 

Russell "Rusty" James Wood, 25, of St. Louis, MO, formerly of Sheridan, passed away on January 19, 2009 in St. Louis, MO.