Obituaries

Today, the world is less bright and 2019 begins without the loving warmth of the beautiful lady who has graced us with her smile, her laughter, her tears and her loving and generous heart for the last 75 years. Hallie Jane (McCoy) Oleson, Jane to most, born October 12, 1943, left our world December 31, 2018.

Alex-Cine Napolitano, 70, of Sheridan, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loved ones. A gathering with a luncheon for family and friends will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2019 at Champion Funeral Home. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

David Elmer Friant of Sheridan passed away peacefully at home January 3, 2019. He was 93.
Born in Illinois, David married Fern, nee Hafka, January 28, 1950. Together they farmed for many years and retired to Wyoming to be with family.
David was preceded in death by his sister Pearl, and brothers Charles, Walter, Carl and Irvin. He is survived by his sister Irene and her husband Ed.

Robert Eugene Severance, 72, formerly of Sheridan, passed away peacefully on January 4, 2019 at Shepherd of the Valley in Casper, WY. Bob was born November 6, 1946 in Sheridan, WY, to parents, Milton and Ethel (Niles) Severance.

Swanee L. Wilson, 85, of Sheridan passed away on January 1, 2019, in Billings, MT. Swanee was born on September 3, 1933 in Spokane, WA to Edward and Fern (Glover) Roberts. They were divorced in 1936. Swanee lived with her mother and Aunt Mabel Roberts in Fort Collins, CO. Her mother married Edward Kay in 1940.

Michael Bakdash, 84, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

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

Harley Wayne Allred, 88, of Kingman, Arizona died at home on Thursday January 3, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones.
“H” was born on November 20, 1930, at their family home, in Sheridan, Wyoming, to Harley Walker Allred and Erma Cover Allred. He grew up and went to school in Sheridan. At age 18 he enlisted in the US Navy Air where he served from July 4th, 1948 to July 4th, 1952.

Jason E. Durand, 49, of Story, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

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

James G. Bryant, 91, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

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

Dorothy Terry, a 88 year old Sundance resident went home to her final resting place, January 2, 2019 at the Legacy Center in Gillette. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation in memory of her late husband, John, in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

James V. Hereford, 65, of Laramie, WY, passed away on December 24, 2018. He was born in Sheridan, WY, on May 27, 1953 to the late Joe M. Hereford and Veronica Jez Hereford. Jim is survived by his brother, Joe F. Hereford of San Antonio, TX; sisters, Jo Ann Hereford of Ava, MO, and Helen Klekar of Ganado, TX. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Funeral services for John Garro, 67 year old Kaycee resident who passed away Monday at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Harold Jarrard Park Building in Kaycee with Carole Buckingham officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday from the Harness Funeral Chapel, Monday, January 7, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial for Clare Casey, a 73 year old Buffalo resident who passed away on New Year’s Eve, will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Father Pete Johnson as Celebrant. Visitation will be held on Friday from the Harness Funeral Chapel from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a vigil held at 6:00 p.m.

Darrell Duane Olson passed away in Hereford, Texas on December 13, 2018. Darrell and his wife, Linda, were traveling south for their first southern winter. Hereford Heritage Funeral Home in Hereford, Texas was in charge of local arrangements.

Hallie “Jane” Oleson, 75, of Sheridan, passed away Monday, December 31, 2018 at her home. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.