Beverly Jean Cowling

(Lander, Wyo.) – Beverly Jean Cowling, 80, of Lander, Wyoming passed away at her home July 1, 2015.  A private memorial service for family and close friends will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander at a later date.  Her cremains will be placed with her beloved and much missed husband, W. Wayne Cowling.

Bruce Lynn Gresly

(Lander, Wyo.) – Bruce Lynn Gresly, passed away on June 28, 2015. Funeral Services for will take place Monday, July 6, 2015 at the Lander Valley High School Field House in Lander, Wyoming. Funeral services are under the direction of Hudson’s Funeral Home in Lander, Wyoming.

Harold Davis

(Lander, Wyo.) – Harold Davis died Tuesday, June 2, surrounded by family. He was 92 years old. Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 6, at Hudson’s Funeral Home in Lander and interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander.

Edna Marie Toponce

(Lander, Wyo.) -Edna Toponce, of Lander, died Tuesday, June 30, surrounded by her family after a two-year struggle with cancer. She was 71 years old. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 653 Cascade St., in Lander. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in
Lander.

Twylah Dewey

(Arapahoe, Wyo.) – Twylah Dewey age 59, passed away Sunday June 28, 2015 at the Davis Hospital in Layton Utah.  She was born May 22, 1956 in Riverton, Wyoming the daughter of Sylvia Marie Brown Dewey and the late George Anthony Dewey Sr.

John G. Salazar

(Riverton, Wyo.) – John G. Salazar of Riverton passed away June 29, 2015 at Help for Health Hospice home from a courageous battle with cancer. He was 60 years old. A memorial service will be at 10:00am, Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton.

Clint L. Montgomery

Clint L. Montgomery was born on October 15, 1966 in Riverton, WY to Dean and Peggy (Maddock) Montgomery. He was raised on a ranch in Kinnear, WY with his little brother, Wade. Clint graduated from Wind River High School in 1985 and continued his education through Casper College where he obtained a certification in diesel mechanics. Clint loved to be outside and working on things. He was one of the hardest working men to have ever lived. There wasn’t anything that Clint couldn’t fix, he was the go-to man. During college, he reconnected with the love of his life, Robin Nipper. On June 4th, 1988, the two married and together they have two wonderful children, Cole and Tyler. Clint and Robin lived in Crowheart, WY for their first years of marriage. After the two children were born they moved to Aladdin, WY to ranch with his parents. In 2002, the family moved to Belle Fourche, SD to be closer to work and school. Clint spent a lot of time enjoying his family. He went to every football and volleyball game and was very supportive.

Lawrence McCabe Jr.

(Ethete, Wyo.) – Lawrence McCabe Jr. died Thursday, June 25, 2015 at his family home in Ethete, WY. He was 34 years old. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Blue Sky Hall in Ethete. Evening services will be held 7:00 p.m. Monday, June 29, 2015 at Blue Sky Hall. Following the services, a wake will follow at 753 White Hawk Dr., Mill Creek Village. Burial will be at Armour Cemetery.

Esther Lena (Romero) Downey

(Riverton, Wyo.) – A Funeral Mass for Esther Lena (Romero) Downey, 79, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church with Father Demetrio Penascoza officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 29th at Davis Funeral Home. Memorial contributions to the Missouri Valley Fire Dept. would be appreciated in care of Davis Funeral Home.

Elizabeth “Liz” Valdez

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Elizabeth “Liz” Valdez, 62, of Riverton, died at the Help for Health Hospice Home on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 10;00 am on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Joetta Yardas

(Lander, Wyo.) – Joetta Yardas died Tuesday, June 23, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
A celebration of life service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 3, at the Lander United Methodist Church.
She came to Lander with her parents in 1936, and she graduated from Fremont County Vocational High School in 1948.
In 1948, she married Charles C. Yardas.
Her family said she fulfilled her role as a wife, mother and friend with dignity, honesty and enthusiasm.
She is survived by her husband; sons Chuck Jr., Mike and Rocky; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and five sisters

Brandii Sherine Potter

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Brandii Sherine Potter, 46, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at her home after a three year struggle with brain cancer. A celebration to honor her life will be held Monday, June 29th at 10:00 a.m. at the Davis Funeral Home. Anyone with remembrances is welcome to share at that time.

Robert “Red Dog” St. Clair

(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Robert “Red Dog” St. Clair, 62, passed away June 23, 2015. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Rocky Mountain Hall, Fort Washakie, Wyoming. An all-night wake will begin at the family home at 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 29, 2015.

Robert “Bob” D. Strickler

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Robert “Bob” D. Strickler, Sr., 84, of Riverton, died on Monday, June 22, 2015, at Sage West Hospital-Riverton. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2015, at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church at 10:00 am. Inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Kathryn Kelsey

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Funeral services for Kathryn Kelsey, 89, will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 29, 2015 at Davis Funeral Home with Robin Stupka officiating. Cremation has taken place. Interment will be held at a later date at Freeland Cemetery near Casper, Wyoming.

Robert Edwin Vandervort

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Long time Riverton resident, Robert Edwin Vandervort died at age 97 on Friday, June 19th. He was born February 4, 1918 in Tomah, Wisconsin the son of Robert M. and Inez (Lobe) Vandervort. Most of Bob’s childhood was spent in Tomah, however, the family moved to Pierre, South Dakota just before his senior year where his father managed the local Indian School. Bob graduated from Pierre High School in 1936. Following graduation, he moved to Rapid City where he attended Rapid City Business College and worked in a local bank as a teller. It was there that he met his wife, Cleo Schultz. They were married September 7, 1941.

Annie Elizabeth Rood

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Funeral services for Annie Elizabeth Rood, 88, will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 26, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Vernon Boehlke officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A viewing will be held Thursday, June 25th at Davis Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Katherine R. Wright

(Riverton, Wyo.) A memorial service for Katherine R. Wright, will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 25th at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church with Father Demetrio Penascoza officiating. Graveside military rites will be accorded by the Friday-Truan Detachment #683 Marine Corp League & Veterans at Mountain View Cemetery. Cremation has taken place.