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Aug. 21, 1948–Aug. 20, 2022 Funeral services for Gretchen Foertsch, 73-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Aug. 20, 2022, at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, at 2 p.m. at Harness Funeral Home in Buffalo, with Pastor Rene Castillero officiating. Visitation...
Aug. 18, 1942–Aug. 19, 2022 Clifford Ray Willson, 80, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at Ft. Meade VA Medical Center. Cliff was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug. 18, 1942, to Grant and Margaret (German) Willson. He married Linda Thompson before being drafted in 1967 to serve in the U.S. Army. He...
Sept. 30, 1955–Aug. 3, 2022 Patricia Ocene Wilson passed away surrounded by loved ones Aug. 3, 2022. She had a hard battle with cancer at age 66. Pat was born in Billings, Mont., Sept. 30, 1955. She received a GED in 1977. She married and had two children, Serenity Thomas and Joe Corley. She later...
Aug. 19, 1924–Aug. 9, 2022 Earl Burdette Hamilton passed away peacefully during the early morning hours of Aug. 9, 2022. He was just 10 days shy of his 98th birthday. Earl was born to William (Bill) and Zola Mae Hamilton on Aug. 19, 1924, in their home at Bethel, Neb. As a boy, Earl’s family moved...
Dec. 19, 1949–Aug. 10, 2022 We sadly announce that Iva Lea Carter left us on Aug. 10, 2022, at the age of 72 after a year-long battle with ovarian cancer. To honor Iva’s memory, we are holding a celebration of life on Aug. 19 at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City, S.D., at 2 p.m. We invite anyone who...
Aug. 14, 1948–July 26, 2022 Judy Lee Bartels was a caring wife, mom, sister and grandmother. She passed from this earth to her heavenly home on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at the age of 73 after a courageous and decades long battle with cancer. She was married to Donald Wayne Bartels for 52 years. Judy...
DANIEL E. MAHONEY May 31, 1958–July 25, 2022 Longtime Johnson County resident Daniel E. Mahoney passed away at his ranch on Pass Creek, Kaycee, Wyo., on July 25, 2022, after a 12-year battle with leukemia.  Dan was born on May 31, 1958, to Gene and Luella (Simmons) Mahoney. Dan was the oldest of...
ELIZABETH ‘BETH’ ANNMARIE FERRIS March 17, 2004–June 12, 2022 The memorial service for Beth Ferris has been rescheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 224 West Rd., Newcastle, WY. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting for donations to be made to a...
Nov. 3, 1938–July 22, 2022 Early Friday on July 22, 2022, Donald Lee Peterson, better known as “Pete,” passed away peacefully in his home on his ranch property south of Sundance, Wyo., at age 83. Pete was born Nov. 3, 1938, in Sundance to Harriet (Waters) Peterson and Lenard Peterson. He was the...
Jan. 19, 2005–July 21, 2022 Memorial service for Gavin Reynolds will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 29, at High Plains Community Church with Pastor Dan Knust officiating. Gavin Chase Reynolds, age 17, was called home July 21, 2022, to spend eternity with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Gavin...

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