Archive - Aug 2017 - Obituary

Maxine Gifford

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Maxine Gifford passed to her Heavenly home on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, MT. She was 90 years young.

August 28th

Rita Morris

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Graveside funeral services for Rita Morris, 76 year old Sheridan and former Buffalo resident who passed away Saturday evening at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital, will be held Friday September 1st at 10:00 a.m. in Willow Grove Cemetery. Donations in Rita’s memory may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Gerald N. Erpelding

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Gerald N. Erpelding (8 January 1928 - 27 August 2017) passed peacefully from this life to his heavenly home on August 27th.
He was in the Army Air Corps then Air Force, during WWII and the Korean War and was dedicated to his beloved country. While he was a pilot, he served as an aircraft mechanic working on the B24, B29, and B52 bombers, and the F80 jet.

John Albert Coulter

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John A. Coulter, 84, of Sheridan, Wyoming, formerly of Billings, Montana, passed away August 25, 2017, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He was born June 15, 1933 in Charlevoix, Michigan to Avery Allen and Caroline Agatha (Owen) Coulter.

August 23rd

Beverly A. Kane

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Beverly A. Kane, 80, of Sheridan, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 at her home. A visitation for close friends and family will be held at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 24, 2017 with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Champion Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 25, 2017 at Holy Name Catholic Church with Father Glenn Whewell officiating.

August 22nd

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.

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.

August 21st

Jim Guyton

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Funeral services for Jim Guyton, 92 year old Buffalo man who passed away Thursday evening at the Billings Clinic, will be held Thursday, August 24th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Rev. Doug Wasinger officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel.