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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…
Nov. 1, 1946–April 12, 2024 Lonnie Dale Dickinson was born Nov. 1, 1946, in Sundance, Wyoming, to Kenneth H. and Wyoma Gail Roberts Dickinson. Lonnie joined four older siblings, Terrence, Donna, Raymond, and Kenny. His sister Karla joined the family a few years later. He passed away April 12,…
Jan. 8, 1930—April 9, 2024 Karl Henrik Frederiksen was born Jan. 8, 1930, to Johan and Martha (Pedersen) Frederiksen in Horton, Wyoming. Karl joined his loving wife of 71 years in Heaven on April 9, 2024, with his family by his side. Karl’s education was cut short after the eighth grade because…
1940–2024 Dan lost his battle with cancer and passed away peacefully in his home in Upton, Wyoming, on Monday, April 8, 2024. He and his wife moved to Upton and became part of the community six years ago. Born and raised in Casper, Wyoming, to Florence and Edward Grant, he attended St. Anthony…
Aug. 20, 1941–April 5, 2024 Jacqueline “Jackie” Kay Cox, 82, of Farnam, Nebraska, passed away April 5, 2024, at Centennial Park Retirement Village. She was born August 20, 1941 to Gale and Irene (Bakler) Richardson in North Platte, Nebraska. Jackie graduated from North Platte High School with the…
June 13, 1966–April 3, 2024 Barbara Lynne Anderson of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed into Real Life on April 3, 2024, at home, after enduring advanced gall bladder cancer. She was 57 years old. “Barbie” was born June 13, 1966, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Ron and Darla Nash. In the summer of 1984,…
June 29, 1954–March 27, 2024 Chris Allen Hansen, age 69, went home to the Lord on March 27, 2024. A Celebration of Life will be held on April 6 at 11:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 23 North Seneca Ave., Newcastle, Wyoming. Chris was born in Newcastle on June 29, 1954, to parents Bill…
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