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Feb. 13, 1955–Nov. 11, 2022 Andrew N. Mitich was born on Feb. 13, 1955, to Pauline (Phillips) and Alex Mitich in Newcastle, Wyo. He graduated from Newcastle High School in 1974. While there, he played the trumpet in band, was in choir, played football, and was in one school play. Andy played the…
Oct. 1973–Nov. 10, 2022 Gerd Gustav Achenbach passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 10, 2022, at home in Newcastle, Wyo. He was born October 1973, in Toledo, Ohio, to Ronald and Renate (Reich) Achenbach. He enjoyed his job and the people he worked with at PAR Pacific in Newcastle. Gerd spent his summers…
May 7, 1941–Nov. 7, 2022 Patrick Henry Brennan III, 81, of Newcastle, Wyo., passed away early Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, at Weston County Health Services, after a brief battle with angiosarcoma liver cancer. He spent his final days with his family, eating meals together, watching sports, telling jokes,…
April 5, 1932–Oct. 25, 2022 Robert Edward Kleinfeldt, 90, was a loving husband to Bernadine for 63 years, a caring father to Gary, Susan, Stephen, and Eric. He was proud to have nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Mr. Kleinfeldt was born on April 5, 1932, in Bronx, New York, to Otto and…
Oct. 16, 1938–Nov. 20, 2022 Nancy Mae (Roswadovski) Williams was born in Sheridan, Wyo., on Oct. 16, 1938. She entered Heaven’s gates on Nov. 20, 2022.  Nancy was the daughter to Mildred (Mates) and Stanley Roswadovski. She was the youngest of five children. In June 1955, she married the love of…
Oct. 1, 1926–Nov. 14, 2022 Funeral services for Ruby Schlup, 96, of Sundance, Wyo., will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Walker Funeral Home, 410 S. Medical Arts Court, Gillette, Wyo., with Pastor George Keralis officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21,  at Walker…
Sept. 1, 1945–Nov. 7, 2022 JoAnn Hawk was born in Newcastle, Wyo., to Roy and Beulah Cool on Sept. 1, 1945. JoAnn was the youngest of seven children. She graduated high school with the class of 1962. She married her first husband, Bill Wrage, a year or two after graduation and had two children, a…
MARLYN JOSEPH HOFFMAN May 8, 1937–Nov 2, 2022 Marlyn passed away at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Hot Springs, S.D., from cancer.  Marlyn was born in Faith, S.D., to John and Gertrude (Moelter) Hoffmann. He attended Faith schools. His work ethic started at a young age, not in the…
April 14, 1938–Nov. 6, 2022 Genevieve Anne Ellis, age 84, passed away Nov. 6, 2022, at Monument Health in Rapid City, S.D., with her sons by her side. Gen was born in Newcastle, Wyo., on April 14, 1938, to Stanley II and Mabel (Elliott) Pzinski. She spent her childhood on the family ranch, being…
Oct. 27, 1949–Oct. 26, 2022 Charles James “Jim” McLeland, of Gillette, Wyo., passed away at age 72 on Oct. 26, 2022, at UC Health Anschutz Medical Center in Aurora, Colo. Jim was born on Oct. 27, 1949, in Hot Springs, S.D. His father, Charles Murel “Mac” McLeland, and his mother, Florence Francis “…
March 1, 1933–Oct. 25, 2022 Barbara Lee Moudy, 89, of Newcastle, Wyo., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at the Weston County Manor in Newcastle. Barbara was born as the second child of four to Art and Ruth (Black) Cass in Pendleton, Ore., on March 1, 1933. She was a 1951 high school graduate. …
Dec. 16, 1955–Oct. 22, 2022 Cathy Kay McMeekin was born to Russell J. and Rose E. (Cullers) McMeekin on Dec. 16, 1955, in Crawford, Neb.  She attended grade school at Kitty Moats Elementary in Osage, Wyo., then Upton High School in Upton, Wyo., graduating in 1974. She went on to attend college at…
Feb. 7, 1938–Sept. 29, 2022 Peggy Dean Morris, 84, a 42-year resident of Newcastle, Wyo., passed away Sept. 29, 2022, with her family by her side. Peggy was born Feb. 7, 1938, in Wetumka, Okla., to Clyde and Ruby Rich. She had three siblings: two brothers and one sister. Peggy was married to…
June 6, 1942–Sept. 22, 2022 Tommy Eugene Fordyce was born June 6, 1942, in Newcastle, Wyo. He passed away in the same town he was born in, on Sept. 22, 2022, following a brief, but hard-fought battle with cancer. We are all blessed that his suffering was short and pain free. The third of five…
Aug. 30, 1955–Sept. 29, 2022 Michael John Zeimet, 67, of Newcastle, Wyo., passed away Sept. 29, 2022, at Mayo in Rochester, Minn. Mike was born Aug. 30, 1955, in Hot Springs, S.D., to Michael David and Sylvia Marie (Owens) Zeimet. Mike attended grade school in Pringle, S.D., graduated from Custer…
March 5, 1953–Sept. 4, 2022 Gregory Bruggeman, 69, of Newcastle, Wyo., passed away on Sept. 4, 2022, after a courageous battle with dementia. Gregory was born on March 5, 1953, to Dale and Muriel Bruggeman in Crookston, Minn. After graduating from South High in Mandan, N.D., he went on to join the…
Aug. 10, 1943–Sept. 11, 2022 Rudy J. Fisher Sr. passed peacefully on Sept. 11, 2022, at The Courtyard in Colfax, Wash., surrounded by loved ones. He was 79. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Rudy was born on Aug. 10, 1943, in Newcastle, Wyo., to Latal and Mildred (Garland) Fisher.…
Nov. 22, 1950–Sept. 16, 2022 Terry Allen Shrader, 71, passed away Sept. 16, 2022, at his home in Wickenburg, Ariz. He was born Nov. 22, 1950, to Harold and Mable Shrader in Concordia, Kan. Terry enjoyed all types of mechanics, wood working, hunting, fishing and time spent with his family.  He was…
Nov. 26, 1929–Sept. 17, 2022 Edwin Harry Krell, 92, of Plankinton, S.D., passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at Aurora-Brule Care & Rehabilitation Center in White Lake, S.D. Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Plankinton. A Committal Service with…
March 11, 1934–Sept. 14, 2022 Norma Marie Reman, Newcastle, passed away Sept. 14, 2022, at Weston County Manor at the age of 88. Norma was born on March 11, 1934, in Murdo, S.D., and moved to Newcastle in 1980. Norma worked in several cafés throughout her life. In her free time Norma loved reading…
1932–Aug. 29, 2022 John Kenneth Allender, 89, formerly of Newcastle, Wyo., passed away on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at Ashley Pointe in Lake Stevens, Wash. The family will receive friends on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City, S.D., with a graveside service to…
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