Obits

March 23, 1933–June 27, 2023   Long-time Newcastle resident, Gloria Mae Fox, 90, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center in Gillette, Wyoming.   A viewing service will be held on July 5, at the Walker...
Sept. 16, 1935–June 27, 2023    Richard Lee “Dick” Brown, 87, went to be with his Lord June 27, 2023. He resided at his home in Newcastle, Wyoming, at the time of his death.    He was born on Sept. 16, 1935, in Torrington, Wyoming. He was the oldest child of Cecil and Inez (Coons) Brown and was the...
Nov. 11, 1959–June 19, 2023   Mark Boggs was born Nov. 11, 1959, in Hot Springs, South Dakota, to Donald M. Boggs and Phyllis A (Kendall) Boggs. He grew up mostly in Pringle, South Dakota, with a few stints in Custer, South Dakota. He attended Pringle and Custer schools.   Mark was not a fan of...
1949–June 7, 2023   John A. Clark, age 73, passed away in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in the home he purchased for his retirement. The service will be held at the Black Hills National Cemetery, 2090 Pleasant Valley Dr., Sturgis SD 57785 on July 6, 2023, at 1 pm., with military honors.   John, known as...
May 21, 1962–May 17, 2023   Andy was born on May 21, 1962, in Rushville, Nebraska, to Brant and Moneen Rasmussen, the second of four children.  He attended school in Rushville, graduating in 1980. He worked at the Jim Wellnitz Ranch while he was in high school.   For a few months after graduating,...
April 10, 1942–June 11, 2023   Patricia “Pat” Phillips, 81, of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away June 11, 2023, at Weston County Health Services, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.    Pat was born April 10, 1942, in Newcastle to Arthur and Pearl Comstock. When she was 7 years old, she moved...
July 9, 1988–May 28, 2023   Anthony Andrew Shucraft was born July 9, 1988, in Newcastle, Wyoming, to Helmut and Patricia Shucraft. Two and a half years later he was joined by his brother and best friend, Joseph.    Tony left this world after spending five months in the Rapid City Hospital where he...
Dec. 31, 1952–May 21, 2023   James Joseph Pastor of Custer Highlands, South Dakota, passed away May 21, 2023, surrounded by his family at Hospice House in Rapid City, South Dakota.   He was the son of the late Joseph and Jeanine Pastor of Rock Springs, Wyoming.   He was born and raised in Rock...
June 11, 1951–May 25, 2023   Steven “Steve” Guy Fowler, 71, of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away at Ft. Meade VA, South Dakota, on May 25, 2023.   Steve was born in Bozeman, Montana, on June 11, 1951, to Leona (Thompson) and Theodore Fowler. He had two older siblings, Merle and Charles Good, and...
May 7, 1934–May 29, 2023   Geraldine “Bubbles” Brown was born May 7, 1934, to Gerald and Helen (Roadifer) Bock at Clay Spur, Wyoming.    She passed away at Weston County Health Services Hospital at the age of 89. She was given the nickname Bubbles because, as an infant she would lay in the crib and...

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