Archive - Jan 2017 - Obituary

January 10th

Bernard Ross

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Bernard “Barney” Ross, 83, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017, at the Mountain View Living Center at the VA Hospital.

Barney was born on July 15, 1933, in Hastings, NE, to Ruby (Harlow) and William Ross. He was married to Irene (Callahan) Ross.

January 9th

Margaret Anne “Peggy” Kethman

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Margaret Anne “Peggy” Kethman, 88, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at her son's residence. Peggy was born December 29, 1928, in Big Horn, WY, to Catherine (Nourse) and John Mills. She was married to Clarence Dewey Kethman.

Patrick Robert Corley

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Wyoming native Patrick Robert Corley of Sheridan, Wyoming passed away December 17, 2016, after a nine month battle with bile duct cancer.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Kalif Shrine, 145 W. Loucks St., Sheridan, WY on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

January 6th

Janet E. Shepherd

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Janet E. Shepherd, 70, of Big Horn, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at her residence.

Janet was born on August 25, 1946, to parents LeRoy and Florence (Bunse) Schindler in St. Joseph, MO. She married Lewis Shepherd on June 20, 1968 in Kansas City, MO. She graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, MO with honors, Summa Cum Laude in the class of 1968.

Tim Carpenter

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Private family services for Tim Carpenter, 60 year old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly Thursday evening at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be held by his family. Donations in Tim’s memory may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of the Harness Funeral Home in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at

January 5th

Jean L. Thies

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Jean LaVon Thies, of Sheridan, passed away on January 4, 2017. She was born November 28, 1922, in Leoti, KS to Evans and Nettie Wikoff. Jean was the youngest of seven children. She grew up in Western Kansas, attended local schools, junior college and later Wichita Business College.

Tannya Lee Goodman

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Tannya Lee Goodman, 63, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Donna Schneck

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Donna Schneck, 63, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

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

LeRoy Van Buggenum

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LeRoy Peter Van Buggenum, 74, of Story, WY, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Green House Living in Sheridan, WY surrounded by his family. LeRoy had battled Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease. He was born on March 17, 1942, in Casper, WY, to parents Peter and Dorothy Burnettie (Miller) Van Buggenum. He was raised on his family’s ranch near the Pumpkin Buttes, 40 miles south of Gillette, WY.

Carol Ann Metcalf

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Carol Metcalf, 70, of Story, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at her residence surrounded by family. She was born on December 7, 1946, in Casper, Wyoming, to Lawrence (Fuzz) and Virginia (Rinker) Forsberg. She married Richard Metcalf on April 30, 1966. Carol cherished her family and her home, and enjoyed the comradery of all of her friends.