Archive - Jan 2013 - Obituary

January 8th

Clayton V. Curtis

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Sunset and evening star, and one clear call for me!

Clayton was born October 22, 1923 to Bartholomeo and Helen Curtis Vitti. After his mother’s death when he was two, Victor Clayton Vitti was raised by his grandparents, William and Emma Wingate Curtis on the Curtis Ranch, which nineteen-year-old William had homesteaded on Wolf Creek in 1882.

James C. Exley

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James C. Exley, 95, of Ranchester passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013 at the Sheridan Manor.

January 7th

Harold Earl Brantz

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Harold Earl Brantz, 74, of Sheridan passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013 at his residence.

Harold was born on April 25, 1938 in Sheridan, WY to parents Paul and Mahelia (Parot) Brantz. He married Patricia Bocek on January 26, 1958 at the Parsonage of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sheridan, WY. He worked for Bondi Brothers Grocery and retired with Coca Cola after 35 years.

Frances P. Ringley

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Frances Payson Ringley was born in Newport News, Virginia on April 11, 1972. Her sudden departure on January 6, 2012 has been a shock for which there are no words.
Frannie was a rare and precious presence during her 40 years on this earth, and will remain eternally in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.

Raymond G. Semingsen

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Raymond G. Semingsen, 81, of Sheridan, Wyoming, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 in Sheridan Manor.

Mr. Semingsen was born August 21, 1931 in Kenmare, North Dakota to Sever G. and Alma (Siefert) Semingsen. He grew up and attended schools in Great Falls, Montana.

Ray married Alene D. Herseim April 29, 1950 in Great Falls.


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Funeral services for Lenny “Punk” Crites, 66 year old, long time Buffalo resident who passed away Wednesday at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, with his girls by his side, will be held on Friday, January 11th at 2:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tom Saur officiating.

January 4th

Phyllis Simon

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Phyllis Merle Geier Simon passed away Friday, January 04, 2013, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.

Patricia A. Smith

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Patricia A. Smith (Collins), 88 of Sheridan passed away on January 3, 2013 at Westview Health Care Center after complications from a fall.

January 3rd


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Longtime Sheridan resident Frank 'Dale' Sickel, 83, passed away at his home on Saturday, December 29, 2012 with loved ones by his side.

January 2nd

Nikolajs J. Bogdanovs

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Nikolajs J. Bogdanovs, 62, of Sheridan passed away on January 2, 2013 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

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Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.