Obits

YVONNE JEANNE NELSON Nov. 9, 1935–Feb. 10, 2022 Yvonne Jeanne Nelson (nee Johnson) passed away Feb. 10, 2022, in Nampa, Idaho. She was born at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Nov. 9, 1935, to Melvin Harvey Johnson Sr. and Helen Fern Johnson. The family moved to Aurora, Colo., for several years before...
JANICE AUDREY  (HEISER) MANDERS Sept. 29, 1954–April 14, 2022 Janice Audrey (Heiser) Manders of Osage, Wyo., passed away April 14, 2022, due to a long illness. Janice was born in Newcastle on Sept. 29, 1954, to Gilbert and Dorothy (Hemstock) Heiser. She was the third of five girls. Janice grew up...
BERTHA MAE BILLINGS Nov. 1, 1939–April 13, 2022  Bertha Mae (Seeley) Billings, age 82, passed away April 13, 2022, at Monument Health of Rapid City due to a lengthy illness, with her family by her side.  Bertha was born to parents Carl and Alma Seeley on Nov. 1, 1939, in Sundance, Wyo., and was...
DONNA ELLIOTT July 28, 1935–April 6, 2022 In Donna’s own words: Donna was born at home, in an oil field camp in Osage, Wyo., and was the youngest of three children. Donna said, “I had a loving family all my life. I loved being outside, and so I became my dad’s oil field helper.” Donna attended...
  Aug. 29, 1959–March 30, 2022 Charles Richard “Chuck” Meyer, 62, died at his home on March 30, 2022. He was born Aug. 29, 1959, in Newcastle, Wyo., to Richard Meyer Jr. and Helen Dower. Chuck attended schools in Newcastle and Missouri and later entered the U.S. Navy where he served from 1977 to...
June 2, 1924–March 27, 2022 Henry Curtis Vickers, 97, died March 27, 2022, at his home in Newcastle, Wyo.  He was born June 2, 1924, at home on the family farm near Detroit Lakes, Minn. He attended schools in Frazee, Minn., where he majored in football, according to his memories. During school and...
Sept. 14, 1937–March 19, 2022  Mary Lou Ross Buffington passed away in the comfort of her home, making mincemeat tarts, a favorite of hers and her best friends. Mary Lou was a woman with a passionately kind heart, and a woman with few fears. She did not fear death though she did fear a life of...
June 2, 1924–March 27, 2022 Henry Curtis Vickers passed away at home on March 27, 2022, in Newcastle, Wyo. Hank was born June 2, 1924, in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Interment for Hank Vickers will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, at Greenwood Cemetery in Newcastle. Services will be held at 11 a.m....
Randy Doil Morgan was born April 6, 1958, in Monticello, Utah, to Larry and Sandra Morgan. He was brother to LeAnn, and Laura. He attended Newcastle High School in Newcastle, Wyo., graduating in 1976.   He was father to three children, Shannon, Shaun, and Chance, and grandfather to Elliot and...
Hazel Ruth (Borgialli) Johnson, 86, of Four Corners, passed away on March 25, 2022, at home. Born on the family ranch southwest of Newcastle, Wyo., she was the daughter of John C. (Charley) Borgialli and Naomi Ruth (Van Sickel) Borgialli. Hazel was the third of six children and attended school at...

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