Obits

Sept. 11, 1942–Nov. 30, 2023                Joyce was born Sept. 11, 1942, in Hudson, Colorado, to Jack and Rue (Coffey) Dowdy.  The family moved to Upton, Wyoming, in 1953. She attended school in Upton, and graduated in 1960.   After graduating, she worked for Jones Electric in Upton. After three...
Oct. 5, 1957–Nov. 16, 2023   Dudley Warren Dinges, age 66 of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 16, 2023.   Dudley was born on Oct. 5, 1957 at Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland, Wyoming. He attended elementary school and part of his middle school years in Wheatland,...
Dec. 17, 1948–Nov. 4, 2023   Chauncine Margaret (Green) Clausen, 74, of Albany, Oregon, passed away on Friday, Nov. 4, 2023. Her wishes were to be cremated and later interred at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, South Dakota, where a memorial will take place next summer. A funeral...
Aug. 5, 1929–Oct. 31, 2023   Donald Piper, 94, passed away peacefully at home in Osage, Wyoming, on Oct. 31, 2023.    Don was born Aug. 5, 1929, in Carter, South Dakota, to Mr. and Mrs. Verne Piper. Don was raised in the Wood, South Dakota, area. In 1948, he was married to Ina Meyer of Witten,...
April 12, 1931–Oct. 17, 2023   Anita Magdelene (Staiger) Ottema passed away at the Weston County Health Services on Oct. 17, 2023.   Anita was born in Glen Ullin, North Dakota, on April 12, 1931. She was the daughter of Christian and Magdelene (Heupel) Staiger. Anita attended country school, grades...
Nov. 28, 1960–Oct. 14, 2023   Lori Brown was born Nov. 28, 1960, in Newcastle, Wyoming, to Lawrence and Patricia “Pat” (Patterson) Price. She grew up on the family ranch and spent many hours riding her horses. She attended school in Newcastle, and graduated in 1979.   Lori met Marden Brown in 1978...
June 18, 1981–Oct. 8, 2023   Garrett Thurston Tysdal, age 42, died unexpectedly from a traumatic fall on Oct. 8, 2023, at the Fawcett Ranch on Beaver Creek, Newcastle, Wyoming. He had been riding his four-wheeler and moving his cows before his fall. He was doing what he truly loved when he died,...
March 20, 1944–Aug. 15, 2023   Sandra Elfstrom passed away August 15, 2023, at age 79 in Missoula, Montana. Her son and daughter-in-law were with her.   Born Sandra Taylor to William and Charlotte Taylor on March 20, 1944, in Huron, South Dakota, Sandra mostly grew up in Newcastle, Wyoming, where...
Oct. 1, 1952–Aug. 22, 2023   Sandra “Sandee” Sue Aune, 70, passed away on Aug. 22, 2023, after a long and courageous battle against cancer. Sandee never gave up and remained positive until the end.   Sandee was born on Oct. 1, 1952, in Gillette, Wyoming, to Nancy and Lou Frederick. Sandee was the...
Sept. 20, 1983–Sept. 5, 2023   A Celebration of Life gathering for former Newcastle, Wyoming, resident Travis Stevenson, age 39, will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Michaels Room, Weston County Senior Center, Newcastle.     Travis James Stevenson died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, at...

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