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1940–July 7, 2024 Robert “Bob” Kenneth Zerbst, a man loved by his family and cherished by his friends, passed away on July 7, 2024, in Newcastle, Wyoming, at Weston County Manor. Born to William “Bill” and Edna Zerbst, Bob was the oldest of four siblings, growing up on the family ranch at the…
March 3, 1968–March 18, 2024 Kevin Jahrig of Groves, Texas, formerly of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away on March 18, 2024. Kevin was born on March 3, 1968, to George Jahrig and Millie Merwin Jahrig in Worland, Wyoming. Kevin is preceded in death by his mother, father, and bonus mom, Edna Jahrig…
Dec. 6, 1932–Dec. 26, 2023 John Fletching Dumbrill of Santa Rosa, California, passed peacefully on Dec. 26, 2023, at the age of 91. He was born in Upton, Wyoming, on Dec. 6, 1932, to Harold and Frances Dumbrill. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia A. Dumbrill, and his third wife…
It can be scary when attending an addiction facility for the first time to overcome your addictions and other mental health issues. Many people may wonder what they should and should not do when they attend these places. As a result, here are six suggestions on how to get the most from going to…
Oct. 14, 1937–May 7, 2024 Eugene Sweet, age 86 of Gillette, Wyoming, died Tuesday May 7, 2024, at Lasting Legacy, from cancer. Eugene was born on Oct. 14, 1937, at home on Wohlbrandt Ranch near Upton, Wyoming, to Cecil and Dorothy (Watt) Sweet. Eugene was the first grandchild and the oldest of…
May 3, 1944–June 16, 2024 Virginia Lee Ainslie Garhart, 80 years old, of Osage, Wyoming, passed away June 16, 2024, peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was born in Chadron, Nebraska, to William “Bill” Ainslie and Elsie (LaRue) Williams Ainslie on May 3, 1944. She graduated from Lusk…
July 12, 1976–June 5, 2024 Jaremy Jess Erickson, 47, of Victor, Idaho, passed away in a tragic motorcycle accident on June 5, 2024, near Palisades Reservoir near the western border of Wyoming. His passing has saddened hundreds of friends, family, and community members of both the Teton Valley…
Feb. 26, 1964–June 11, 2024 Laurie Sue Martin, 60, of Greeley, Colorado, passed away on June 11, 2024, in Greeley. She was born to Harold and Elta (Martin) Eatherton on Feb. 26, 1964 in Buffalo, Wyoming. Laurie began her life of work with Pizza Hut her senior year of high school, advancing into…
Sept. 10, 1932–June 11, 2024 Louella Lorraine (Hansen) Davis, also known as Mimi, age 91, died June 11, 2024, at home. Lorraine was born on Sept. 10, 1932, to Carl and Ella (Toth) Hansen eight miles northwest of Newcastle, Wyoming, in Pedro, Wyoming. While Lorraine was growing up with her seven…
Randall “Randy” James Bratton, age 62, has finally sheathed his sword after a valiant and courageous battle against Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) over the last 10 years. Randy drew his final breath on a quiet evening at his home in Casper, Wyoming, on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.…
Nov. 7, 1983–Feb. 14, 2024 Rohn Smith passed away at his home Feb. 14, 2024. He was born Nov. 7, 1983. Rohn spent his school years in Newcastle, except for his seventh grade year, which was in Moorcroft, Wyoming. He finished school with a perfect attendance. He worked for John Keller, followed…
Aug. 22, 1940–June 4, 2024 Nora “Eva” Strange Owl Lee “Live Woman” Ametanee passed away at Monument Health hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota, where she expired of multiple complications. She was born in Busby, Montana, on Aug. 22, 1940, to John David Strange Owl and her mother, Grace Redneck.…
March 5, 1972–June 1, 2024 Charlean “Susie” Daniels Sonesen, 52-year-old resident of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away June 1, 2024. Susie was born in Arizona on March 5, 1972, to Robert and Jeannine Daniels. As a child, the family moved to Wyoming, where Susie grew and excelled academically. As…
March 6, 1956–March 12, 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…
July 10, 2018–May 13, 2024 Aurora Rae Masters was born on July 10, 2018, and sang, danced and shone on earth until May 13, 2024. In her short five years, she earned the title of music baby, two black belt tips and hundreds of friends while touching so many hearts with her smile, laugh, joy and an…
Sept. 15, 1948–April 18, 2024 Susan Iona (Tavegia) Braun, 75, of Rapid City, South Dakota, returned home to the Lord on April 18, 2024. Susan (Susie) was born on Sept. 15, 1948, in Hot Springs, South Dakota.  Susie grew up on a ranch in Osage, Wyoming, and attended grade school in Osage and high…
March 3, 1976–May 1, 2024 On Wednesday, May 1, 2024, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother, Joyelle “Joy” Marie (Stafford) Hessler, 48, of Gillette, Wyoming, passed away following her fierce battle with cancer. Joy bravely fought her illness with grace and poise, leaving behind an…
Janet Rose (Guffey) Graham lost her short battle with pancreatic cancer on an April spring day with her husband at her side at their home in Greybull, Wyoming, at the age of 76. Jan was born in Hot Springs, South Dakota, the second daughter, to Leroy and Clara “Gull” Guffey. Jan grew up in…
Dec. 26, 1950–April 24, 2024 Connie E. Rainbolt (Lindley), 73, of Torrington, Wyoming, passed on April 24, 2024, of a short illness. Connie was born on Dec. 26, 1950, in Shelton, Washington. She spent much of her childhood in Sheridan, Wyoming, and then her family moved to Newcastle, Wyoming, in…
March 22, 1939–Jan. 9, 2024 Joan McCoy, age 84, of Gillette, Wyoming, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 9, 2024, after a long battle with dementia. She passed away at The Legacy Living Center, surrounded by her family. Joan Ellis McCoy was born on March 22, 1939, in Gillette to Leona Conley Ellis…
Dec. 11, 1950–April 29, 2024 Richard “Dick” Crum, age 73, passed away April 29, 2024, in Spearfish, South Dakota. He was born Dec. 11, 1950, in Newcastle, Wyoming. Richard was a beloved partner, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He is survived by his loving partner, Linda Johnson of…
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