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Nov. 14, 1950–Aug. 6, 2023   Frances (Francie Mae Hanson, Fowler, Hiday, Goode) was born in Newcastle, Wyoming, on Nov. 14, 1950, to Phyllis and Glenn Hanson. Francie passed away Aug. 6, 2023, on Elk Mountain, near the Wyoming/South Dakota state border.   Francie attended grade school at a one-room…
June 6, 1942–Aug. 10, 2023 Gary Lynn Gray, 81, of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away peacefully after a very brief hospital stay at Weston County Health Services in Newcastle.   Gary was born on June 6, 1942, in Valentine, Nebraska, to parents James and Mabel (Conn) Gray. He attended Valentine High…
May 4, 1957–April 25, 2023   Sheryl “Sherry” Annette Klinker, age 65, passed away the morning of April 25, 2023, at Weston County Health Services in Newcastle, Wyoming.   Sherry was born May 4, 1957, in Denver, Colorado, to Calvin Duaine Ackley and Myrna Lorraine Mae Ackley (Craig).   Sherry…
July 16, 1940–April 30, 2023   Mary Jane (Dennis) Mills, 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at her home in Newcastle, Wyoming.   Mary was born July 16, 1940, to Wilbur Edwin and Ellen Marie (Pedersen) Dennis Sr. on the family farm near Padroni, Colorado. She attended schools in…
Jan. 21, 1949–March 27, 2023   Curtis Anthony Allen, Curt, passed away on March 27, 2023. He was the son of Douglas Allen and Jane Smith, both of Newcastle, Wyoming.   Curt was born in Newcastle on Jan. 21, 1949. He grew up and went to school at Four Corners, Wyoming, until eighth grade, then…
Jan. 7, 1947–April 13, 2023   Robert Allen “Bob” Bonnar, 76, passed away on April 13, 2023, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, after a long battle against multiple illnesses.   Bob was born on Jan. 7, 1947, to Agnes (Taggart) and John Bonnar in Chicago. After graduating from Harper High School in…
May 17, 1952–April 28, 2023   Anthony “Tony” Keith Harris was born in Pierre, South Dakota, on May 17, 1952, and died at the age of 70 on April 28, 2023, in Newcastle, Wyoming.   He was a Marine Corps veteran who served from 1969-1973 with a tour in Vietnam, and a Ford specialist mechanic for over…
May 7, 1941–Nov. 7, 2022   Patrick Henry Brennan III, 81, of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away early Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, at Weston County Health Services, after a brief battle with angiosarcoma liver cancer. A celebration of life will be held Thursday, May 4, at 2 p.m. at Weston County Senior…
Dec. 18, 1944–April 20, 2023   Mary Jane Christensen, age 78, of Lakeview, Michigan, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2023, surrounded by her family at Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital.    She was born in Newcastle, Wyoming, on Dec. 18, 1944, the daughter of Grant and Mary Katherine (Brown)…
Oct. 28, 1942–April 13, 2023   Jim Fridley passed away peacefully at the hospital in Newcastle, Wyoming, following a lengthy illness. His last words were, “I love you, too,” spoken to his wife of 27 years, Sharon Fridley.    Jim was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Stan and Helen Ann Peterson and was…
Jan. 15, 1946–April 21, 2023   Roy Manning, born Jan. 15, 1946, passed away on April 21, 2023. Graveside service will be held at Green Mountain Cemetery in Sundance, Wyoming, on April 29, 2023 at 1 p.m.   Meridian Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
May 31, 1933–April 9, 2023   Ruth Alta (Dutton) McGee, age 89, of Lusk, Wyoming, passed away late Sunday evening, April 9, 2023, at Providence Hospice Place in Waco, Texas. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Ruth was born May 31, 1933, in Edgemont, South Dakota, the daughter of Henry…
Sept. 27, 1930–April 18, 2023   We are sad to announce the passing of 92-year-old Korean War Veteran and visionary developer, Michael Paul Weyrich.  Better known as Paul, he was born on his father’s 54th birthday on the family farm near Sturgis, South Dakota.   He is survived by his wife of 68…
Aug. 12, 1942–April 20, 2023   Virginia “Ginnie” Lee Winter, age 80, died the evening of April 20, 2023, in Newcastle, Wyoming.   Ginnie was born Aug. 12, 1942, in Imperial, Nebraska, to Louis P. Schneider and Marie A. Schneider (Waterman).   After Ginnie graduated from Venango High School, she…
DEC. 5, 1955–MARCH 26, 2023 We are deeply saddened to announce that William Martin Metz passed away March 26, 2023, due to his long battle with cancer. He had his wife and daughter at his side. William “Bill” was born on Dec. 5, 1955 in Brooklyn, NY. He worked as a civilian for the Department of…
Sept. 11, 1974–March 31, 2023 Russell Rainbolt passed away at his home on March 31, 2023. He was born Sept. 11, 1974, to William D. and Connie (Hobbs) Rainbolt in Roosevelt, Utah. Russell was educated in Williston, North Dakota, and Upton, Wyoming, and graduated from Upton High School in 1993. He…
April 26, 1928–March 30,2023   Ruth Eleanor (Vogel) Liston, 94, passed away on March 30, 2023, at Weston Country Hospital, Newcastle, Wyoming.   She was born on April 26, 1928, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Charles and Alma (English) Vogel, and was raised on a homestead ranch south of Newcastle…
May 30, 1935–April 1, 2023   Mike Lofing went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on April 1, 2023, after a brave battle with cancer. He was surrounded by the love of his wife and family.   Mike was born May 30, 1935, to Natalia (Dolly) and Coney Lofing in Laurel, Mont. He worked the family…
May 30, 1935–April 1, 2023   Mike Lofing went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on April 1, 2023, after a brave battle with cancer. He was surrounded by the love of his wife and family.   Mike was born May 30, 1935, to Natalia (Dolly) and Coney Lofing in Laurel, Mont. He worked the family farm…
Jan. 21, 1954–March 14, 2023 Marshall P. Reece, 69, passed away March 14, 2023, at Azria Health in Great Bend, Kansas. He was born on Jan. 21, 1954, in Kansas City, Mo., to Jack & Frances (Pagano) Reece.  He graduated from Shawnee Mission South High School and attended Rockhurst College in…
March 31, 1962–Dec. 4, 2022 Patrick Henry Wright Adams III was born March 31, 1962, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Patrick Henry Wright Adams Jr. and Bettye Lee Adams.  He grew up in Memphis and was an Eagle Scout. He loved fishing, baseball and playing the guitar.  He moved to Newcastle, Wyoming, to be…
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