ReGina Barton

(Riverton, Wyo.) – ReGina Barton, 28, of Laramie went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 3, 2014. A viewing will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. 

Regina Marie Barton was born on June 19, 1985, in Fresno, Calif., to Gary Robert and Regina Denise (Anderson) Barton. She spent her early school years in Hanford, CA attending Western Christian Elementary and Lemoore High School. She then moved to Riverton, Wyo., and graduated high school from Wind River High School. She received her Associates Degree from Central Wyoming College before moving to Laramie, Wyo., to pursue her Bachelors Degree, which she was working on at the time of her death. 

She was a member of the Youth Group with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 

She was also involved with FFA, Wyoming Youth Leadership Forum, Speech and Debate, and College Choir. 

Her family said that she hosted her own radio show and was very active in radio networking which was a passion of hers. She loved animals, was an avid 49ers fan, an avid Indy Car Fan, her favorite band was Nickelback and her favorite country music artist was Mark Chestnutt. 

Her family said that after her passing, they have realized how many lives she touched and how much love she was surrounded by with friends and relationships that she formed over the years. The family is truly amazed and thankful for the outpouring of support. 

She is survived by her mother, Regina (Don) Ball of Jackson, ID; her father Gary (Sandy) Barton of Fresno, CA; sisters, Hannah (Daniel) Gallagher of Riverton, WY and Meredith Ball of Salem, OR; her brother, Donovan Ball of Jackson, ID; her uncles, Cecil, Rick, and Alan Anderson all of Laton, CA; and numerous cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Richard Anderson and her grandmother, Betty Anderson. 

Memorials may be made to Spina Bifida Association of America in care of Davis Funeral Home 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501. 

Steven Warren

(St. Stephen’s, Wyo.) – Steven Travis Warren, 4, of St. Stephen’s, died on April 28, 2014, in Laramie, Wyo. A rosary will be held on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Judy Warren residence located at 1300 Quiver Lane. A wake will follow at the Jerome and Sara’s residence located at 764 Rendezvous Road #7. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, May 5, 2014, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with burial at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery. 

Steven Travis Warren was born on November 6, 2009, in Riverton, Wyo., to Jerome Henry and Victoria “Sara” Jean Wilson-Warren. He attended the home base program with Arapahoe Headstart. 

His family said that he loved playing basketball, playing with “his guys,” small action figures, wrestling with his brothers and cousins, swimming at the beach and lake, and hanging out with his family, especially his siblings and cousins. His favorite figure was Mickey Mouse. 

He is survived by his parents, Jerome and Victoria “Sara” Warren; his godparents, Darrell Goodman and Windy C’Hair; his grandparents, Pauline and Calvin Polen, Alan and Angie Warren, Gloria Durgin, Vicky Eagle, Susan Duran, LeAnna Sitting Eagle, Belinda Warren, Kathleen Warren, Judy and Melvin Blackburn, Katherine Jenkins, Lucy Jenkins, Claudia Jenkins, Michele Jenkins, Alvina Blackburn, Caroline Hill, Marie Jenkins, Hubbs Warren, Hank Warren, Bimbo Jenkins, Clarence Jenkins, George Sitting Eagle, Linus Sitting Eagle, Gerald Sitting Eagle, Silas Sitting Eagle, and Raymond Dewey; great grandparents, Geraldine Brown, Anita Portwood, John Warren, and Basil Warren; his brothers, Jeffrey Lock, Jerome “W” Warren, Jamonte Roberts, Johnny Roberts, Edmund Warren, Tristan Whiteplume, Gabriel Warren, Son Ray Warren, Jameis Nipwater, Timmy Two Hearts, Paul Warren III, Raymond Warren, Michael Warren, Dean Friday, Rico Warren, Xavier Martinez, Christobal Martinez, Anthony Martinez, Ransom Harris, Lenny Warren, Andrew Warren, Dylan Blackburn, Tyson Howe, Dale Moss, Larry Jenkins Jr., Terrance Jenkins, Terrell Jenkins, Nikko Jenkins, Adrian Spotted Elk, Monnie Jenkins, JC Coulston, TruLove Coulston, Eugene Coulston, Running Bear Coulston, Eagle Bull Coulston, Big Wolf Coulston, Eagle Eyes Coulston, Deidrey St. Clair, Cole Willow, Lincey Shongutsie Jr., Orreck Friday, Quade Friday, Babe Friday, Julian Lajuenesse, Corbin Bald Eagle, Kyle Blackburn; his sisters, Brindi Lock, Amari Nipwater, Singing Water Warren, Taryn Howe, Chayne Moss, Lahaya Warren, Marissa Warren, Sioux Behan, Shoshone Rose Jorgenson, Tara Jorgenson, Lucilla Coulston, Raven Wilson, Ianna Wilson, Tori St. Clair, Skylynn Lajuenesse, Katherine Baldeagle, Shonette Harris, Katelyn Betts, Quinn Warren, Anessa Warren, Arista Warren, Janelle Warren, Richocett Bald Eagle, Tyre Jenkins, Myra Jenkins, Alycia Jenkins, and Analaya Blackburn; his aunts, Pauline Ineza Polen, Charmayne Warren, Therese Warren, Rosalia Warren, Sonya Warren, Cheyenne Warren, Kateri Warren, Raylene Warren, Cassandra Warren, Vanessa Warren, Toni Coulston, Melanie Friday, Tamara Friday, Ruebena Aguilar, Janie Dewey, Nelida Mendoza, Amanda Jenkins, Tala Spotted Elk, Desea Spotted Elk, Modesta Blackburn, Dani Spotted Elk, Jamie Jenkins, Charlene Brown, Charnelle Jenkins, Lithia Monroe, Adelia Jenkins, and Kelly Jenkins; his uncles, Travis Warren, James SittingEagle, Johnny Roberts, Hubert “KC” Warren, Daniel Warren, Pascal Warren Jr., Sam Wilson, Donald Warren, Paul Warren Jr., Mark C’Hair, Steven SittingEagle, Aloysius SittingEagle, Joshua Headley, Derek Headley, Truman SittingEagle, Jesse Monroe Sr., Clinton Monroe Jr., Terrencio SittingEagle, Lorenzo SittingEagle, Steven (Son) SittingEagle, Lawrence Jenkins, Terrence Jenkins, Jude Jenkins, Charles Brown (MR), Ronny Jenkins, Jude J. Jenkins, Jim Bob Jenkins, Eli BaldEagle, Cody Blackburn, Aloyisious C’Hair, P.J. Revere, Rubuen Revere, and Thomas Revere;and the families of Warren’s, SittingEagle’s, Brown’s, Spoonhunter’s, Jenkin’s, Revere’s and Coulston’s and numerous other family members. 

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Thomas Durgin, Vearle Wilson Sr., and Linda and Paul Revere; his great grandparents, Patsy Behan, Anthony SittingEagle, Steven SittingEagle Sr., Hubert and Inez Warren; his uncles Terry Coulston, and Lloyd James Warren; and all other grandparents, aunts, uncle and numerous other family members. 

Robert L. Jackson

(Lander, Wyo.) – Robert L. Jackson, 96, of Lander, passed away on April 26, 2014 at the Kindred Health and rehabilitation center Wind River, in Riverton, Wyo. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Hudson’s Funeral Home Chapel of Mount Hope with Pastor Mark Calhoun officiating. Burial will take place at Mount Hope Cemetery under the direction of Hudson’s Funeral Home of Lander.

Norval ‘Ozzie’ Bapst

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Norval “Ozzie” Bapst, 84, of Riverton, died at his home on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. A viewing will be held on Monday, May 5, 2014, at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held after the viewing at 2 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Murray officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with full military honors. A dinner will follow the burial at the family home, 3935 Sandy Drive, Riverton. 

Norval Odell Bapst was born on June 12, 1929, in Brighton, Colo., to Norval Odell and Ramona Ferne (Woodard) Bapst. He grew up in Colorado and graduated high school from Loveland, Colo., in 1947. 

He worked on the family ranch, Two Dot Ranch, in Cody, Wyo. He then moved to Riverton forty years ago and worked for Gilpatrick Construction where he retired the first time. No one to just set around he went back to work at Central Wyoming College and worked another 15 years before finally retiring. 

On January 2, 1976 he married Bernice C. Shakespeare-Lock in Casper, Wyo. 

His family said that he volunteered at Center Wyoming College working with seniors. He loved to take trips in his Corvette’s and working in his yard. 

He is survived by his sons, Keith Bapst of Thermopolis, WY, Nelson J. Lock of Riverton, WY, Virgil B. Lock of Salt Lake City, UT, Alden (Kristen) Lock of Lander, WY, and Roger Winsor of Thermopolis, WY; his daughters, Delinda (Michael) Clarke of Lander, WY and Venetia Maxwell and her companion, Merl Glock, Jr. of Ft. Washakie, WY; his brother, William Bapst of Fruita, CO., his sisters, Marge Corn of Grand Junction, CO, Linda Schultz of Cody, WY, Georgia Burba of Loveland, CO and Ramona Roth of Redmond, WA; his 26 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and his one great great grandchild. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice C. Bapst in 2001; his parents Norval and Ramona Bapst; his sister, Helen Bapst, and his brother, Raymond Bapst. 

Memorials may be made to Frontier Hospice in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501. 

Donald Golaszewski

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Funeral services for Donald Charles Golaszewski, 71, will be held 10 a.m., Monday May 5, 2014, at Davis Funeral with Rev. Lloyd Eckstein officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be accorded by the Friday-Truan Detachment #683 Marine Corp League & Veterans. A visitation will be held 5-7 p.m., Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Davis Funeral Home. 

Mr. Golaszewski died April 30, 2014, at the Riverton Memorial Hospital. 

Don was born June 5, 1942, in Sommerville, N.J., son of Charles J. and Anne (Bastin) Golaszewski. 

Mr. Golaszewki served from 1959 until 1965 for the United States Navy on the USS Cheaucan out of Charleston, S.C., during Vietnam. 

On February 1, 1989, he married Joan Karasek in Florida. The couple later moved to Pavillion where they have owned and operated a ranch for the past 25 years. 

Don enjoyed making knives and restoring and building cars. 

Survivors include his wife of Pavillion; grandson, Staff Sargent Michael (Sandra) Thomas of Washington; sons Donald (Virginia) Golaszewski of New Jersey and Keith Golaszewski of New Jersey; step-sons, Vincent (Virginia) Thomas of New York and Robert Poltorac of New Jersey; step-daughter, Cynthia (Gene) Sculley of Pennsylvania. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and step-son, Christopher Thomas.

Carl Melton

(Riverton, Wyo.) – No services will be held for Walter C. “Carl” Melton, 77, who died April 28, 2014, at the Wind River Healthcare Center in Riverton, Wyo. Cremation has taken place. 

Carl was born August 15, 1936, in Yakima, Wash., son of William E. and Bernice B. (Cranfill) Melton. 

On October 20, 1979, he married Pauline Magill in Twisp, Wash. 

Mr. Melton worked as a Rancher/Farmer and was a member of the North Cascade Wild Fire Specialists Team of Twisp, Wash. Carl later became an independent mechanic until his retirement. 

He enjoyed gardening, especially tending to his rose garden, watching sports, training border collies and playing his guitar. Carl cherished his time with his grandchildren and great grandson. 

Survivors include his wife, Pauline of Riverton; sons, Terrance A. (Jan) Hubenka, Gregory M. (Pam) Hubenka; 5 grandchildren, Nicholas (Laci) Hubenka, Matthew (companion Nikki) Hubenka, Terra (Matt) Breckenridge, Kassie (Joe) Holdren, Kammie Hubenka; 1 great grandson, Kadin Joseph Holdren; brothers, Richard D. Melton, Thomas E. Melton, Deward B. Melton, and Cecil W. Melton. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Ida M. Jacobsen, Clarise G. Misemer, Shirlene L. Harris, and Sheila R. Farmer; brothers, William M. Melton, Burtland F. Melton and James K. Melton. 

Earl ‘Shorty’ Reinert

(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – Earl “Shorty” Reinert, 77, of Shoshoni, died on Sunday April 27, 2014, at his home. The family invites friends to the Shoshoni Senior Center on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 3 p.m. to share in memories of his life. 

Earl B. Reinert was born on August 16, 1936, in Craig, Neb., to Eldred Earl and Blanche Cleo (Freeman) Reinert. He was raised in Tekamah, Neb. He lived in Simi Valley, Calif., and Billings, Mont., before moving to Shoshoni were he had lived the last 35 years. 

On November 21, 1979, he married Doris Mae Dennis in Casper, Wyo. 

He made his living driving truck and saw the country and enjoyed every minute of it. 

He was a member of Fremont County ATV, Fremont County Search and Rescue, and past member of the Windriver Flywheelers and ABATE. 

His family said that he enjoyed 4-wheeling, hunting and fishing. 

He is survived by his wife, Doris Reinert; his son Stephen Woodworth; his daughters, Renee’ Reinert and Samantha Laubach; his brothers, Clyde “ Ted” Reinert, Clark Reinert, and Allen Reinert; his six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eldred and Blanche Reinert; and his brothers, Dwane Reinert, Glen Reinert, and Kenneth Reinert. 

Memorials may be made to the Shoshoni Senior Center in lieu of flowers, in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501. 

Edward ‘Bobby’ Behan

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Edward R. Behan Jr., 72, of Riverton, died on Sunday, April 20, at Kindred Healthcare-Wind River. A Rosary will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church at 7:00 pm with a wake to follow at 127 Sagebrush Loop in the Beaver Creek Housing. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 10:00 am at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with burial to follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery in St. Stephens, WY. 

Edward Robert Behan Jr. was born on February 9, 1942 in Fort Washakie, WY to Edward Robert and Josephine (Bell) Behan. 

He was of the Catholic faith and also practiced the Northern Arapaho traditional ways. 

He was raised on the Wind River Reservation, attending school at St. Stephen’s Indian School and then going to high school in Busby, MT. 

On November 3, 1967, he married Caroline Ann Oldman in Fort Washakie, W. 

He worked as a ranch hand on the Arapaho Ranch most of his life. 

His family said that he liked hunting, fishing, and horn hunting. He loved to play cards, tell stories and share jokes with his grandchildren. He was fun, loving, humorous, and love to laugh. 

He is survived by his daughters, Roberta Ann Behan-Oldman, Alfreda Carlene Behan-Redman, and Carmen Louise Behan; his brothers, Leland (Lourdes) Behan, Francis Behan, Sr., and Rueben Behan; his sisters, Mary Ann Allan, Roberta Shakespeare, Alice Headley, Lydia Jenkins, and Betty Hinzer; his grandchildren, Darlene Spoonhunter, Marcilynn LimberHand, Carmella Driftwood, Darwin Spoonhunter, Jr., Joshua LimberHand, Taylor Behan, Garnett Addison, and Robert Addison; great grandchildren, Mya Antelope, Darwin Spoonhunter, Jr. D-III, Jesselyn Spoonhunter, Moriah Spoonhunter, Kyree Spoonhunter, Tyras Monroe, Carmalyn Driftwood, and Carmello Driftwood; his nieces and nephews, Catherine Jenkins, Lucy Jenkins, Michelle Jenkins, Claudia Jenkins, Bimps Jenkins, Judy Warren-Blackburn, Belinda Warren, Kat Warren, Hubs Warren, Clarence Jenkins, and Paul Warren; his aunt, Inez Warren; his uncle, Hubert Warren; and the families of C’Bearing, Friday, Brown, Headley, and Sitting Eagle. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Josephine Behan; his wife, Caroline Ann Oldman Behan; his sons, Robert “Robbie” Edward Behan and Roger Ross Behan; his brother, Wesley Bell; his sister, Patricia Behan; his granddaughter, Alexandrea C. WhitePlume, and his nephews, Eagle “Ega” Jenkins, Jimmy Jenkins, Sonny Jenkins, Thurlo Jenkins, and Jubal Jenkins. 

Nadine Gustin

(Kinnear, Wyo.) – Nadine Gustin, 85, of Kinnear, died on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. Viewing will be Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 4 – 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014, 1 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander.

Ray A. Lopez Sr.

(Lander, Wyo.) – Ray A. Lopez Sr. fell into a peaceful sleep in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 12, 2014, he was 90 years old. He was born on October 14, 1923, to Pablita and Pedro (Pete) Lopez in the small railroad town of Taylor Springs, New Mexico.

Juanita Rose Lincoln-Lafromboise

(St. Stephen’s, Wyo.) – Funeral services for Juanita Rose Lincoln-Lafromboise, 46, will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with Father Phil Wagner. Interment will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited 7 p.m., Monday, April 21 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with a wake to follow at the family home, 43 Oberg Lane.

Maxine I. Carpenter

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Maxine I. Carpenter, 90, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. There will be a viewing held on Monday, April 21, 2014, at Davis Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church with burial to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Gwen N. Nicol

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Gwen N. Nicol, 90, of Riverton, died on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. Viewing will be Friday, April 18, 2014, from 5 – 7 p.m. and Saturday morning one hour prior to the funeral at the Davis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Marian Cecilia Heninger

(Lander, Wyo.) – Marian Cecilia (Dean) Heninger, 88, of Lander, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Westward Heights Care Center. The funeral will be held Wednesday, April 16 at the Lander First United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Burial be held Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Ogden, Utah, at the Ogden City Cemetery.

Julia May Ramsey

(Lander, Wyo.) – A Public Visitation for Julia May Ramsey will be Thursday, April 17, 2014, 9 – 11 a.m. at Hudson’s Funeral Home with Funeral Service to follow at 11 a.m. also in Hudson’s Funeral Home. Burial will then be in the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Dorothy Mathern

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Dorothy Mathern, 86, of Riverton, died at the Wind River Kindred Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center on Monday, April 7, 2014. A viewing will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home. A rosary will be held following the viewing. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church at 1 p.m. with burial at Mountain View Cemetery to follow.

George R. Swan

(Riverton, Wyo.) – George R. Swan, 81, of Riverton, died on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Military and Fireman’s Last Call rites will take place at the service.

William Urbigkit

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The City of Riverton lost one of its great champions with the April 4, 2014, death of Bill Urbigkit, who served as the Riverton Airport manager and public services director for more than two decades. Bill dearly loved his hometown and its residents, and he was honored to advocate and oversee advancements to benefit the community.

Scott A. Kisling

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Scott A. Kisling, 86, of Riverton, died on Wednesday, April 02, 2014, at the Wyoming Retirement Center in Basin, Wyo. A viewing will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014, at Davis Funeral Home from 6 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, with Reverend Vernon Boehlke officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.