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Dec. 20, 1937–March 14, 2023 Philip Andrew Kudlock, age 85, passed away March 14, 2023, at Weston County Manor in Newcastle, Wyoming. Phil was born Dec. 20, 1937, in Newcastle, to Peter and Edith (Gage) Kudlock. He was the second-born son, joining his older brother Keith (1935). Phil became a big…
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…
Sept. 16, 1938–Feb. 26, 2023   Melva Arlene Rawhouser passed away Feb. 26, 2023, at Weston County Manor, after a stroke in November 2013.    She was born Sept. 16, 1938, at the family ranch north of Hulett, Wyoming (close to Seeley, Wyoming) to Tom and Arlene (Stull) Bay.   She attended schools in…
Sept. 4, 1945–Feb. 18, 2023   Velva Gayle (Kruger) Engel, age 77, loving mother of four, and adoring wife to husband Keith Engel, passed away Feb. 18, 2023, of natural causes.   Gayle was born Sept. 4, 1945, in Ovid, Colorado, to her parents, Velva and Del Kruger. She grew up in northeastern…
  Dec. 12, 1950–Oct. 8, 2022 Denis Wayne Benington was born Dec. 12, 1950, to Irene Robrahn Benington and George Benington. He passed away Oct. 8, 2022, at the age of 71. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force. Originally from Toledo, Ohio, he began his career as a…
Jan. 15, 1948–Jan. 29, 2023 Thomas “Tom” Earl Crum, age 75, of Littleton, Colo., passed away on Jan. 29, 2023, from natural causes, peacefully in his sleep. Tom, a long-time resident of Newcastle, Wyo., was born on Jan. 15, 1948, in Hot Springs, S.D., to Dave and Lorraine Crum. He graduated from…
Dec. 25, 1941–Jan. 31, 2023 Richard Leslie Tallman, 81, of Custer Highlands, S.D., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. Memorial service will be held at Meridian Mortuary in Newcastle, Wyo., on Monday, Feb. 13, at 2 p.m.  Richard was born Dec. 25, 1941, in Cortland, N.Y. His parents were Harold…
Sept. 21, 1923–Jan. 28, 2023 Virginia Pillen, 99 of Newcastle, Wyo., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2023.   Virginia was born Sept. 21, 1923, in the Opal Vicinity of Meade County, S.D. Her parents were Stoakley Tibble and Grace Blanche (Ordway) Tibble. Virginia was the youngest of five daughters,…
Oct. 18, 1931–Dec. 30, 2022 Glen Raymond Blakeley was born Oct. 18, 1931, in Newcastle, Wyo., to Preston M. and Freda M. (Wing) Blakeley. He entered into eternal rest on Dec. 30, 2022, in Casper, Wyo., following a short illness. Glen lived in many communities including Edgemont, S.D., Sturgis, S.D…
Jan. 20, 1935–Jan. 14, 2023 Wanda Lucille Foote, 87, passed away, at the long-term care unit in Sundance, Wyo., Jan. 14, 2023, just seven days before her 88th birthday; her sweet body was just plum wore out. Wanda was born Jan. 20, 1935, to Earl and Beulah Moore, in Guernsey, Wyo. She was one of…
Aug. 23, 1940—Jan. 5, 2023 Funeral services for Ronald Lee “Ron” Mills, 82, will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at 2 p.m. at the Newcastle High School Crouch Auditorium in Newcastle, Wyo. A community reception will follow at the school commons. Ron passed peacefully Jan. 5 with his son, Craig, at…
Dec. 12, 1935–Dec. 28, 2022 Lyle Harry Ackley passed peacefully Dec. 28, 2022, at Mondell Heights in Newcastle, Wyo. He was born Dec. 12, 1935, to Calvin Ackley and Opal (Boyd) Ackley in Newcastle.  Lyle is survived by his daughters, Dawn (Ackley) Borghesi (Jeff Palazzo), Kristin McDonnell (Kevin…
NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCIL CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS MINUTES Tuesday, January 3, 2023   Council President Don Steveson called this regular meeting of the Newcastle City Council to order at 7:00 p.m. Those present were Council members Don Steveson, Ann McColley, Tyrel Owens, newly elected members Tom Voss…
NOTICE OF FILING AN APPLICATION FOR BRANCH OFFICE   Notice is hereby given that the First Northern Bank of Wyoming of Buffalo, Wyoming has filed with Commissioner Jeremiah Bishop of the State of Wyoming, Department of Audit, Division of Banking, an application to establish a branch office at 24…
Nov. 12, 1953–Jan. 9, 2023 Lilani “Loni” Stumpff, lifelong resident of Logan County, Colo., 69, was called home to her Lord and Savior on Jan. 9, 2023, in Newcastle, Wyo., at home, due to complications from lung disease.  Graveside services will be held on Jan. 16 at 2 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in…
PEGGY MARIE CORNELISON COOL FRANKLIN May 24, 1931–Dec. 16, 2022 Funeral services for Peggy Franklin, 91, will be held Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Newcastle. She passed peacefully Dec. 16, 2022, with her daughter Teena at her side. Peggy Marie Cornelison Cool Franklin was…
ALBERT ‘TOM’ THOMAS ROTHLEUTNER March 15, 1936–Dec. 25, 2022 Albert “Tom” Thomas Rothleutner was born March 15, 1936, to Albert and Helen Rothleutner in Douglas, Wyo. He moved to a ranch near Dewey, S.D., at an early age and worked it with his parents, brothers and sister.  He graduated from high…
ORDINANCE NO. 6, SERIES 2022   AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY OF NEWCASTLE ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 13 SERIES 1985 AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE   BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF NEWCASTLE, WESTON COUNTY, WYOMING, ORDINANCE NO. 13 SERIES 1985 IS HEREBY AMENDED AS FOLLOWS:  …
Paul Marshall Kipper, 71, fun-loving family man and long-form conversationalist, died on Dec. 11, 2022, at 7:15 p.m., was momentarily resuscitated by true love’s kiss, then departed this world for good at 7:17 p.m.  Paul married his college sweetheart, Bonnie, 50 years ago. He was later surprised…
Dec. 31, 1934–Dec. 16, 2022 Freida Lincoln, 87, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ after a short illness at Weston County Health Services in Newcastle, Wyo. Freida was born the youngest of six children to Roy and Gladys Cummings of Monroe, Wash. She graduated from Monroe High School then worked…
Nov. 8, 1948–Dec. 17, 2022 Lawrence “Larry” Patz passed peacefully at the Fort Meade VA Medical Center at Sturgis, S.D., on Dec. 17, 2022, after a long and trying health issue. Larry was born on Nov. 8, 1948, to Albert and Ella Patz in Pound, Wisc. He attended school there and graduated in 1966.…
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