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  • Mary Edna Barbour

    Jul 25, 2024

    Mary Edna (Neiman) Barbour, 97, of Hulett, Wyoming, died Thursday, July 11, 2024. She went to meet her Savior peacefully with family by her side, in the same home she lived in for the past 73 years. Mary was born August 8, 1926 in Eads, Colorado, to Albert Carmel and Annie Mable (Gerber) Neiman. She was the sixth of eight children. During her early years, Albert worked in the sawmill industry, resulting in the family moving often to where there was available timber. They lived in Colorado and...

  • Helen Farnsworth

    Jul 25, 2024

    Helen Farnsworth, age 92, entered the arms of our Lord on July 13, 2024, passing of natural causes in Newcastle, WY. Helen was born on April 1, 1932, to Roy and Myrtle Scruggs in Lead, SD. She was the youngest child in the family and they all knew her as "Babe." Her father died when she was very young, so she was raised by her mother and stepfather, Newton Dillavou. From there, she lived in Whitewood, SD and then moved on to live in Newcastle. She went to high school in Newcastle, but did not...

  • Erica Rose (Charlson) Silcox

    Jul 18, 2024

    Erica Rose (Charlson) Silcox passed away on July 4, 2024, at the age of 22, from melanoma, surrounded by family. She was born on June 10, 2002 to Michael and Shaunte Charlson. She was the second of nine children. After graduating from high school, she moved from Moorcroft, Wyoming, to Sheridan, Wyoming. She married Cameron Silcox in June 2023. Although this marriage was short, Cameron was a constant source of support and strength as she was diagnosed with melanoma in 2023. She was a strong...

  • Daniel Ray Jones

    Jul 11, 2024

    We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Daniel "Danny" Ray Jones on June 19, 2024, at the age of 71 at The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center, Gillette, Wyoming, from complications of COPD. He was born on May 31, 1953. Danny was the beloved son of Raymond Claude Jones and Janie Sue (Alford) Jones. Danny was married to his loving wife, Donna Kay (Hall) Jones, on March 21, 1977, in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Together, they raised their twins Sarah and Curtis. He was a devoted husband,...

  • Kendall Claar

    Jul 11, 2024

    Graveside rites for Kendall Claar will be at 3:30 p.m. on July 13, 2024 at the Moorcroft Cemetery. Pastor Monte Reichenberg will preside over the short service. Kendall passed away on October 29, 2023 in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was cremated and asked to be buried with his mother, Evelyn Claar. Kendall moved to South Carolina in 1988 and became a very accomplished carpenter. He loved to show visitors his beaches. He spent much of his time with...

  • Bexley Lorraine Jeppesen

    Jul 4, 2024

    Bexley Lorraine Jeppesen, Hulett, Wyoming, born May 31, 2022, passed away June 29, 2024. Bexley was such a spitfire little girl, born to Athena Peterson and Hayden Jeppesen. Her attitude would put a smile on even the grumpiest faces. She was as wild as they come, loving everything to do with animals, dancing, swimming and keeping up with her big brother and sisters. She especially loved her Grammy and Papa John (sometimes even more than her parents). Bexley was one of the sweetest little girls...

  • Christine Diane Campbell

    Jun 27, 2024

    Christine Diane Campbell, also known as Grandma Big Rock, was born on January 16, 1955, Peoria Illinois. She passed away on September 28, 2023, at the age of 68 in Sundance, Wyoming. Christine was the kindest, quirkiest, fun-loving mother, grandmother and friend. She had a passion for gardening and could often be found playing in the dirt. Christine enjoyed shopping for unique gifts to give to others and never met a stranger; she cherished meeting people from all walks of life, making them a...

  • Jerry Levere Hagemeier

    Jun 27, 2024

    Jerry Levere Hagemeier, 85, went Home to be with the Lord, June 16, 2024. He passed away, family by his side, after a courageous battle with MDS. Jerry was born March 24, 1939 to Herbert and Bonnie (Fiscus) Hagemeier in Westphalia, Indiana. The second of six children, he grew up tending the animals and, when old enough, worked for nearby farmers. Jerry was musically inclined. He played the accordion well but could teach himself to play any instrument. Once, he even took a saw, held the handle...

  • Marjory Ilene Ousnamer

    Jun 27, 2024

    Marjory Ilene Ousnamer, beloved wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother passed away June 20, 2024, at the age of 84. Born on April 24, 1940, to Lyle and Lena Gray in Kemmerer, Wyoming, Marjory was the second of four children and their only daughter. She shared countless stories about the various places her family lived and all her dad's adventures – especially the ones about flying airplanes. In her early teens, an accident took the life of her father and put her mother in the h...

  • Inez Arlene Hauber

    Jun 20, 2024

    Inez Arlene Hauber went to be with the Lord and her cowboy, Walter, on June 13, 2024. She was born on August 5, 1933, in Hulett, Wyoming, to Edward and Inez (Stockton) Fowlkes. She was born at home in a one-bedroom cabin, weighing less than three pounds. Her father wrapped her up and put her in the oven of a wood burning cook stove to keep her warm. She was raised with three brothers, Don, Bob and Melvin. She was raised in a shack with three little rooms with no electricity or running water....

  • Service: Jerry Levere Hagemeier

    Jun 20, 2024

    A funeral service for Jerry Levere Hagemeier will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2024, at the Moorcroft Town Center "MTC". Burial will follow with full military honors in the Moorcroft Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at the First Southern Baptist Church in Moorcroft, and will continue one hour prior to the service at MTC. A full obituary will be printed in next week's paper....

  • Wayne S. Conklin

    Jun 13, 2024

    Wayne S. Conklin, 80, Spearfish, South Dakota, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2024 at Spearfish Canyon Healthcare after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Wayne Stephen Conklin was born May 13, 1944 in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, to Oscar Conklin and Margaret Mahoney Conklin. After military service, his dad's work in the timber industry had them living in the mountainous areas of Wyoming. Hulett, Meeteetse, Jackson, Wilson and Buffalo were a few of the communities in which they lived. Wayne...

  • Arnold "Arnie" Altaffer

    Jun 13, 2024

    Arnold Ray "Arnie" Altaffer, 77, of Moorcroft, Wyoming, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at the VA Black Hills Healthcare, Fort Meade Hospital at Fort Meade, South Dakota. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend lost his battle with prostate cancer on June 4, 2024 at Ft. Meade Hospice care in Sturgis, South Dakota. He was born on August 10, 1946, to Larena (Blake) and James Altaffer in Gillette, Wyoming. He was the youngest of three brothers and one sister. His childhood and...

  • Gregg Scott Ohs

    Jun 13, 2024

    Gregg Scott Ohs of Pine Haven, Wyoming passed away peacefully, with his wife by his side, on May 22, 2024. He was born to the late Earl and Clarice Ohs on August 5, 1952, in Van Nuys, California. Gregg grew up in Bakersfield, California and was proud to have served in the Marine Corp Reserves for eight years as a young man. He married Marsha Hazard in 1994 and lived in Maricopa, California, before relocating to Pine Haven in 2001. Gregg worked in the oil industry throughout his work career. He,...

  • Service: Inez Arlene Hauber

    Jun 13, 2024

    Memorial service and reception on Thursday, June 20 at 1:00 pm in the Primrose Assembly Hall in Gillette, WY. A full obituary will be posted in the June 20 issue....

  • Earl Elvin Rush

    May 30, 2024

    On May 21, 2024, Earl Elvin Rush passed away at the Crook County Long Term Care Facility with his grandson and wife at his side. Elvin was born on January 9, 1935, near Moorcroft, Wyoming, to Earl Jacob and Addie Marie (Moon) Rush. He graduated from Hulett High School and then entered the U.S. Army where he was stationed in England for one year and in the States for the remainder of his service. Elvin worked various jobs throughout his lifetime including Highway Maintenance Supervisor for the...

  • Kim Watson

    May 30, 2024

    Kim Watson was born to Jim and Vanova (Wilson) Grover in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, at home on March 6, 1956. She attended the Belle Fourche schools and graduated in 1974. She married John Singleton in Belle Fourche in 1974, and to this union, her son, Travis John, was born. They moved to Osage, Wyoming, where John worked in the oil fields. Later they divorced, and Kim married Rod McMeekin in 1977. She and Rod divorced, and she married Mark Watson on February 14, 1987. They moved to...

  • Mark Louis Huseby

    May 16, 2024

    Mark Louis Huseby, 65, of Hulett, Wyoming, passed away on May 6, 2024. He was born December 25, 1958, in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, to Eric and Jeannie Huseby. Mark attended country school on the Huseby Ranch from kindergarten through 2nd grade. He would go out at recess and milk the family cow "Ginger" for a quick cup of milk. Mark then attended Hulett School, where he graduated. While in high school, he met a lovely young lady, Terry Ridinger. The two married on January 2, 1976 and planted...

  • James Edward Blakeman

    May 16, 2024

    James Edward Blakeman, 73, Sturgis, South Dakota, passed away at his home on April 27, 2024. Jim was born in Vancouver, Washington, on June 6, 1950. As a child, he moved with his family to Moorcroft, Wyoming and then to Spearfish, South Dakota, for a short while before re-locating to Sturgis, where he lived the remainder of his life. Jim joined the Army in 1968 and returned to Sturgis after. He was married to Deborah Heupel from 1979 until he was widowed in 2018. In his younger years, he worked...

  • Torrey Tope

    May 2, 2024

    Torrey Tope, 34 of Belle Fourche, South Dakota, passed away on April 22, 2024. Torrey Lavern Tope was born in Belle Fourche on March 20, 1990, to Jay and Wilma (Allen) Tope. He attended grade school at Billup School in Otter, Montana and Four Oaks in Crook County, Wyoming. He then finished his education being homeschooled with his siblings. Torrey graduated in 2008. He worked on the family ranches and eventually started his own scrap business in Belle Fourche, which he currently operated....

  • Edward William Gantz Jr.

    Apr 4, 2024

    Edward William Gantz Jr., 84, of Alva, Wyoming, passed away peacefully with his family beside him on March 31, 2024. Ed was born on October 22, 1939, to Edward Gantz Sr. and Margaret (Sipe) Gantz. He grew up on the family ranch where he lived until the time of his death. He attended his primary school years at Belle Country School that was located on the family ranch. Later he attended school in Hulett, graduating in 1957. In the summer of 1957, he married his high school sweetheart, Donna...

  • Rolland "Butch" Helkenn

    Apr 4, 2024

    Rolland “Butch” Helkenn, 86, of Sundance, Wyoming entered fully into the presence of his Lord and Savior on March 27, 2024. Butch was born on January 14, 1938, in Clark, South Dakota to Edward and LaVerne (Kruthoff) Helkenn. He grew up with four brothers, one sister and one uncle on the home place located in Fordham Township. He attended Fordham Elementary and Logan High School, where he met his wife, Betty Marie Carter. They married on October 11, 1956 and shortly thereafter moved to their own...

  • Sharon Lynn Hacker

    Mar 28, 2024

    Sharon Lynn Hacker, 85, of Moorcroft, Wyoming, passed away at the Crook County Memorial Hospital in Sundance, Wyoming. Sharon Lynn Hacker was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She left this world on March 23, 2024, after a brief illness. Sharon was born to Keith and Ruth Likens on August 11, 1938. She was the oldest of four siblings- Sharon, Phil, Jack and Mary (Susie). Sharon married her husband James in 1970. They spent years in Indiana, Minnesota and Nebraska before...

  • Kevin Buckmiller

    Mar 28, 2024

    Kevin Buckmiller passed away unexpectedly at his home in Moorcroft, Wyoming on March 19, 2024. He was 64 years old. Kevin was born September 30, 1959 in Newcastle, Wyoming to Herbert and Irene (Ames) Buckmiller. He was the second of four children. He attended school in Moorcroft and grew up on the family ranch outside of town. Kevin began a lifelong career and a love for trucks at an early age when he went to work for Kummerfeld Construction. At that time, he was married to Cathi Hoff and to...

  • Charlotte Betts

    Mar 14, 2024

    Charlotte Betts, 79, passed away on March 6, 2024, at Rolling Hills Healthcare in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. She was born on December 28, 1944, to Cecil and Louise Dandridge in Seattle, Washington. She spent her childhood in Lead, South Dakota, and then Spearfish Canyon. She graduated from Lead High School as a very proud member of the class of 1962. She moved to California, where she lived the next four years, briefly marrying Bob Bender and giving birth to her first child, Cherie, in San...

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