Obituaries
 

Ruth Iras Goodrich July 9, 1930 – July 13, 2018

Funeral services for Ruth Iras Goodrich, 88, of Pinedale, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at the Episcopal Church of Saint John the Baptist in Glendo with Pastor Quinn Williams officiating. Inurnment will be held in the Horseshoe Cemetery near Glendo.... more

Donna Jean Wood

Donna Jean Wood, of Greeley, Colorado, formerly of Wheatland, Windsor, Colorado, and Longmont, Colorado, entered Heaven’s gate peacefully at home in Greeley on Saturday, July 21, 2018, after a brave battle with cancer. She was 76 years old.... more

Gregory Allen Lehto

Gregory Allen Lehto, 25, was born October 2,1992 in Kailua Hawaii. He departed this life on July 29,2018 in Killdeer North Dakota. ... more

 

Lelia Alice Johnson

Lelia Alice Johnson, 98, who most people knew as Alice Johnson, went to be with the Lord and her beloved husband, Dick Johnson, on Friday, July 27, 2018. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at the Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel in Wheatland with Pastor Casey Schroeder officiating. Interment was held in the Wheatland Cemetery.... more

James Brent Page

James Brent Page passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, in Provo, Utah, following a long illness. ... more

 

Patricia Ann Bergdahl-Watson

Patricia Ann Bergdahl-Watson, 82, died Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland. ... more

Benjamin Alford Vigil

Benjamin Alford Vigil, 73, of Wheatland, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Cheyenne. He was born Dec. 2, 1944, in Wheatland. ... more

 

Nancy Burnese Daly

Funeral services for Nancy Burnese Daly, 76, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2018, at the McKibben Cafeteria at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas with Pastor Tom Strock of the First Baptist Church of Lusk, officiating.... more

Thomas Nelson Gearhart Sr.

Thomas Nelson Gearhart Sr., age 90, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully with his loving wife at his side Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg, Oregon.... more

Diane Nein

Our mom was happy about having lived a full life. When she received the news of terminal liver cancer, she immediately started consoling everyone around her, working on her own funeral plans, purchasing an urn for her ashes, and sorting through and labeling items in the house. She did not want her death to be a burden to others. Diane Nein died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Wheatland at the age of 65.... more

Ruth Iris Goodrich

Ruth Iris Goodrich, of Pinedale, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Sublette Center in Pinedale. Ruth was born July 9, 1930, in Wheatland to Gordon C. and Margaret H. Wilson. Ruth had one brother, James (Donna) Wilson, of Glendo.... more

Marcie Marie Smith

Graveside services for Marcie Marie Smith, 59, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018, at the Prairie Rest Cemetery near Guernsey with Jason Short officiating. ... more

Elizabeth ‘Lizz’ Ann (Fish) Schilt

Elizabeth “Lizz” Ann (Fish) Schilt died Saturday, June 28, 2018, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 20, 1937, to Russell and Marnie Fish. She grew up in Wheatland and graduated from high school in 1956. She was the youngest of four children. Lizz attended Cottey College before marrying Louie Schilt on April 11, 1958. They made their long-term home in Laramie, where they raised their family and were active in the community. She was preceded in death by Lou on June 25, 2010. ... more

Linda Anne (Lockman) Doney

Linda Anne (Lockman) Doney, one of nine children, was born to Grace (Malik) and Ray Lockman July 12th, 1946 in Wheatland, Wyoming. She graduated Wheatland High School in 1964. On February 28th, 1965, she married Dennis Paul Doney. They moved to Laramie where Patti was born, and then Lander where Donna, Richard, and Denny were born before moving to Gardiner, Montana in 1971.... more

 

Mary Elizabeth (Weitzel) Van Pelt

Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth (Weitzel) Van Pelt, 97, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, July 6, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Wheatland, Wyoming with Pastor Casey Schroeder officiating. Internment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery.... more

 

Richard Dale Preuit

Graveside services for Richard Dale Preuit, 89, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018, at the Wheatland Cemetery in Wheatland with Pastor Casey Schroeder of the First Christian Church in Wheatland officiating. ... more

Violet E. Blodgett

Graveside service and internment for Violet E. Blodgett, 101, were held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 9, 2018, at the Wheatland Cemetery in Wheatland with Pastor Casey Schroeder of the First Christian Church in Wheatland officiating.... more

 

Bruce King Lockhart

Bruce King Lockhart was born on April 25, 1938 in Laramie, Wyoming to parents Howard Maxwell Lockhart and Ruth Beryl McGee. ... more

Gay Nell McCulloch

Gay Nell McCulloch Ashenhurst was born January 13, 1939, in Lamesa, Texas, and passed away quietly in Wyoming on June 28, 2018. ... more

Elizabeth ‘Lizz’ Ann (Fish) Schilt

Elizabeth “Lizz” Ann (Fish) Schilt died Saturday, June 28, 2018, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. Memorial service will be Monday, July 9, 2018, at 10 a.m. at St. Matthews Cathedral, 104 S. Fourth, Laramie.... more

 

Frederick ‘Fred’ Goetz Jr.

WHEATLAND — A celebration of life for Frederick “Fred” Goetz Jr., 84, will be held from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at the Lewis Park in Wheatland. Fred Goetz died at his home in Guernsey on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, of natural causes. Fred was born in Wheatland to Fred and Molly Goetz on Dec. 30, 1933. The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at gormanfh.com.... more

 

Betty E. Cochran

WHEATLAND — A funeral service for Betty E. Cochran, 83, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018, at the First Christian Church in Wheatland with Pastor Rick Carroll officiating. Betty Cochran passed away Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at the Kindred Nursing Home in Yuma, Arizona. Betty was born Nov. 18, 1934, in Wheatland, the daughter of Dale L. and Goldie Alice (Blodgett) Wright. The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at gormanfh.com. ... more

 

George Blane Merback

WHEATLAND – George B. (Joe) Merback 85 of Casper died from aggressive acute myeloid leukemia on June 21, 2018.... more

 

Edward Kay Foster

Graveside services for Edward Kay Foster, 76, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the Horseshoe Cemetery near Glendo with Pastor Brandon Buller of the Glendo Community Church in Glendo officiating.... more

 

Teresa Lee (Kittell) ‘Teri’ Griffin

Funeral services for Teresa Lee (Kittell) “Teri” Griffin, 66, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018, at the Fort Reno Building at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas with Pastor Frank Wiederrecht of The Gathering officiating.... more

 

Clara Lee Searl Leafgren

The children of Clara Lee Searl Leafgren — Melanie, Bonnie, Nicki and Brian — invite family and friends to her graveside ceremony Friday, June 22, 2018, at 5 p.m. Family will be present at the Wheatland Cemetery, Block 5, Lot 113.... more

Lotus L. Wakefield-Bauer

Lotus L. Wakefield-Bauer, 79, of Wheatland, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at Platte County Legacy Home. She was born Tuesday, May 23, 1939, in Cheyenne, the daughter of Delbert and Marie (Tyson) Giles.... more

Cecil Earl Walthall

Cecil Earl Walthall passed away at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, on May 2, 2018. He was born on Dec. 25, 1919, near Petersburg, Virginia, to Stephen H Walthall and Minnie (House) Walthall. On July 21, 1945, he married Lou Nichols at Williams Field Post Chapel, Chandler, Arizona. In July 2017 they celebrated 72 years of marriage.... more

 

Alfred ‘Bud’ Drummond Slover Jr.

Alfred “Bud” Drummond Slover Jr. was born June 8, 1951, in Texas. He was found deceased Friday, May 25, 2018. Alfred worked in law enforcement. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Wheatland Cemetery.... more

Greg A. Garton

Funeral services for Greg A. Garton, 65, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the Wheatland High School auditorium in Wheatland with the Rev. Jill Zimmerschied and the Rev. Joel Dingman officiating. A coffee hour reception at All Saints Episcopal Church will immediately follow the service.... more

Hazel Bomgardner

Hazel Geraldine Harvey graduated in the Wheatland High School class of 1936. ... more

Georgia Carol (Grant) Reader

Georgia Carol (Grant) Reader passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the age of 77.... more

 

Carol Sue Shafer

Carol Sue Shafer, 65, passed away quietly at her home in Pleasant Hill, California, on Sunday, June 3, 2018, three days before her 47th wedding anniversary.... more

 

Frances Viola ‘Vi’ Goodrich

Funeral services for Frances Viola “Vi” Goodrich, 88, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the All Saints Episcopal Church in Wheatland, Wyoming with The Reverend Jill Zimmerschied officiating. Interment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery with Order of Eastern Star rites.... more

 

Ruth E. Cronce (Pitzer)

Services for Ruth E. Cronce (Pitzer) “Grandma Ruth” will be held on June 8th, 2018 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1257 Walnut Street, Wheatland, WY. There will be a luncheon at 11:00am and Services at 1:30pm, both at the church. Interment at Chugwater Cemetary. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family. ... more

 

Virginia Maxine Schaub

Virginia Maxine Schaub, 96, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Platte County Legacy Home in Wheatland, Wyoming.... more

 

Cleve Artery

Graveside services for Cleve Artery, 88, will be held at 11:00 A.M Saturday, June 2, 2018. at the Wheatland Cemetery in Wheatland, Wyoming.... more

Howard G. Atwood Jr.

Howard G. Atwood was a loving father whko passed away unexpectedly while doing one of his favorite hobbies, fishing. ... more

 

Jonathan Ohara Brown

Funeral services for Jonathan Ohara Brown, 20, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Impact Ministries, 956 Maple Street, Wheatland, Wyoming with Pastor Jeremy Haroldson officiating. Jonathan died Thursday, May 17, 2018 near Wheatland, Wyoming.... more

Laurel Elaine Zavorka

Funeral liturgy for Laurel Elaine Zavorka, 58, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church in Wheatland, Wyoming with Father Tom Kadera as the Celebrant. A Vigil for the Deceased will be held at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Saint Patrick’s Church with Deacon Terry Archbold.... more

Jean Thompson

Graveside services for Jean Thompson will be held Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 10:30 a.m.... more