Archive - May 2017 - Obituary

May 30th

Delores Anderson

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Dolores Isabelle Anderson, a long-time resident of Sheridan, passed away Sunday the 28th of May at Sheridan Manor.

May 26th

Larry Dean Caywood

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Larry Dean Caywood, 80, of Ranchester, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Buffalo, WY, on August 1, 1936, to parents Donald and Ernestine (Greub) Caywood. He married Sally Leona Barnes in Buffalo, WY on January 22, 1955.

Richard “R.P.” Hlousek

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Richard “RP” Hlousek, 74, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Billings.

May 25th

Margo A. Johnson

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Margo Ann (Baker) Johnson, 71, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at her residence. Margo was born on September 23, 1945 to Wayne E. and Lois Blanche Baker Rogers in Sheridan, WY.

May 24th

Lois L. Morton

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Lois L Morton, 88, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Sheridan, Wyoming.

She was born October 14, 1928, in Crab Orchard, Nebraska to Logan and Laura (Ervin) Powell. She graduated from high school in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

On August 17, 1946, she married Gaylord V. Morton in Torrington, Wyoming. They subsequently had two sons.

May 23rd

Harold Allen Smith

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Harold Allen Smith passed away peacefully at Sheridan Memorial Hospital on May 20, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born May 27, 1930 in Gorham, North Dakota to Everett Alton and Thora (Stigen) Smith. Harold was only 18 months old when his father died, so he was raised by his mother, siblings, and a farmhand named Slim.

May 22nd

William “Paul” Walsh

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William “Paul” Walsh, 41, of Sheridan WY, passed away at his home on May 21, 2017.
Paul was born on May 26, 1975 in Casper, WY to Con and Melody Sue (Lucas) Walsh.

Elvin Simmons, Jr.

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Elvin Simmons, Jr., 79, of Buffalo, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

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Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Wilberta L. Oatts

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Wilberta (Bert) Oatts passed away Friday, May 19th in Denver, CO. Born in Sheridan, WY on September 15, 1929, to Etta Bassett Wehr and Wilbert Wehr, she attended Sheridan schools and graduated from Sheridan High School in 1947. Following graduation, she worked for the Sheridan Welfare Office for a few years and then married J. Philip Oatts in Sheridan on August 4, 1950.

Charmaine R. Johnson

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Charmaine Roberta Johnson, age 72, of Sheridan, Wyoming passed away Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at the Sheridan County Memorial Hospital in Sheridan Wyoming surrounded by her family.
Charmaine was born in Broadus, Mt on July 4th, 1944, daughter of Robert Oral and Mildred (Laurie) Washington.