Archive - Aug 22, 2017

Winners Drawn in Raffle to Benefit Cardiac Care

From left, Memorial Hospital Cardiologist Dr. Joseph Garcia, Rex Martin's widow Emily and his son, Ryan. (Courtesy photo)

Sheridan Memorial Hospital trustee Ron Mischke won the custom fly and rod and two-person float trip in the Rex Martin Memorial Raffle held earlier this month to benefit the hospital's cardiac care programs.

'Eclipse Baby' Born at Memorial Hospital

JT and Jennifer Hardesty with Finn. (Courtesy photo)

Monday's solar eclipse will be especially remembered by one Dayton family.

Eclipse Was Unique Experience; Unforgettable for Cowboy State

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Some 580,000 Wyomingites and what seemed like a million guests became “Umbraphiles” Monday morning because of the wondrous solar eclipse they witnessed.

Rex Lowell Martin

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Rex Lowell Martin, 72, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

A celebration of Rex's life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Kane Funeral Home with Reverend Kevin Jones officiating. A reception will follow in the Kane Reception Hall.

Online condolences may be written at

John H. Walter

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John H. Walter, 83, of Story, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at his daughter's residence.

John was born on July 28, 1934 to parents Charles Howard and Nellie Florence (Bace) Walter in Rago, KA. He grew up in Southern California, Pomona. He enlisted in the Navy July 28, 1951 – July 22, 1954 where he was on the USS Cisco Bay.

Margaret P. Stender

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Margaret Olava (Peterson) Stender, 90, of Sheridan, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Westview Health Care Center. She was born March 20, 1927 in Havre, Montana to Walter Palmer and Gertrude (Hoyum) Peterson. Margaret graduated for Havre High School. Due to hardscrabble conditions, Margaret and her sister, Avis lived as young girls in Havre to attend school.

Sheriff Thompson on Start of School Year

Two of the three Sheridan County School Districts have started classes and the final district will start on Tuesday.

Chamber Marketing and Communications Director Takes New Position

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Director of Marketing and Communications Ryan Koltiska has announced that he will be stepping down from his position to become the new Executive Director of Sheridan’s Kidslife.

Sheridan City Finance And Administrative Services Director Retires

Sheridan’s City Finance and Administrative Services Director Jim Harmon retired from his position on Friday after serving with the City for 19 months. Harmon came down to Sheridan after working in Cascade County, Montana. He has 40 years of government accounting and budget experience.

Judy Mae (Boyd) Lervick

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Judy Mae (Boyd) Lervick, 72, of Jordan, MT, passed away on June 30, 2017, at her home.

An Inurnment will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2017, in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, 1000 Ash St., Sheridan, WY.

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