(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – John Christian Teuscher Jr “Butch”, 68 years of age, passed away at his home in Fort Washakie on May 4, 2015 after a short illness. Butch was born to John and Betty Reese Teuscher on June 6, 1946 in Montpilier, Idaho. His early childhood was spent in Cokeville, Wyoming. At the age of twelve Butch and his family moved to Jackson, Wyoming, where he attended school and also started to learn his strong work ethic by working right along side of his father ranching.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Harold Ouray age 68, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 at Morning Star Manor in Ft. Washakie. He was born April 15, 1947 in Ft. Washakie the son of the late Ellen Julia Aragon and Alexander Smith Sr.
Today’s obituaries include Richard “Dick” Welch, Lynette Ortiz and Richard Burns.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Richard Duane Burns Jr., 28, passed away April 11, 2015 in Fort Washakie, Wyoming. A wake will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15 at 11 Thunder Lane, Ethete and Thursday, April 16 located at Blue Sky Hall, Ethete, Wyoming. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 17, at Blue Sky Hall. Burial will take place at St. Michael’s Mission Cemetery.
Today’s Obituaries include Albert E. Yardas of Lander, Loretta June (Tillman) Forkner of Rapid City and Fort Washakie,Carolyn Baumann of Lander, and Jerry Dick of Riverton.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Loretta June (Tillman) Forkner, 72, of Rapid City, South Dakota passed away on Saturday April 4, 2015, at the Northern Suburban Hospital in Thorton, Colorado due to a prolonged illness. As were her wishes, she has been cremated. A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 11 a.m., Delwayne Compton’s residence in Fort Washakie, Memorial Services will be conducted for immediate family only.
Today’s obituaries: Nelda Zina Aoah, Fort Washakie; Helen Louise Fillion, Riverton; Mary “Mickie” Larimore, Riverton; Red Willow Riley Seminole, Arapahoe; Dorothy Eisemann, Riverton; Daniel “Dan” Paul Wilkinson, Riverton; Roland Long, Riverton.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Nelda Aoah age 64, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at her home due to a sudden illness. She was born September 20, 1950 in Lander, WY the daughter of the late Lehi and Mary Aoah.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Kids at the Eastern Shoshone Boys and Girls Club shouted out a good morning to all today. Thanks to Michael Chingman for the photo. And good morning to you too from County 10!
(Lander, Wyo.) – Maryln Kay McLean (“Kay”) passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 17, 2015, after a lengthy illness. As per her request, there will not be a service.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The 4th, 5th and 6th grade students at the Fort Washakie School Library have been immersed in an extended study of discrimination, racism and civil rights since mid-January. Lessons based on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Rosa Parks, Jim Crow laws and other foundations of the Civil Rights era are familiar territory, but this year a new fact was added to the picture.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Willis “Duke” D. Hereford, 80 of Fort Washakie died Monday, February 23, 2015 at his home. A wake will be Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Rocky Mountain Hall. Funeral services will be Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Rocky Mountain Hall at Fort Washakie. Cremation will follow the service.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The warm weather of the past week has caused some flowers to emerge from underneath their winter blanket of snow. Unfortunately, bitter cold temperatures are expected early next week. Perhaps the flowers will be covered by another blanket of snow to be protected from the cold. Thanks to Kelli Wesaw for contributing this Photo of the Day.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Kelli Wesaw who snapped this image of the late afternoon sunset over the East Slope of the Wind River Range with the Roberts Mission in the foreground. Thanks Kelli!
(Lander, Wyo.) – Robert Cox age 73, passed away Monday, January 26th at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born June 15, 1941 in Olathe, Colorado the son of the late Harvey and Jewell Cox.
(Fort Washakie,Wyo.) – Finn George Snyder was born in Fort Washakie on July 8, 1915 and he died in Fort Washakie on January 24, 2015 at the age of 99 years. A Visitation will be held in the Rocky Mountain Hall on Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 5:00 – 8:30 pm. Visitation will then continue through the night in the family home. The Funeral Service will be 10:00 am, Friday, January 30, 2015 in the Rocky Mountain Hall. Full obituary at a later date.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Finn George Snyder was born in Fort Washakie on July 8, 1915 and he died in Fort Washakie on January 24, 2015 at the age of 99 years. A Visitation will be held in the Rocky Mountain Hall on
(Ethete, Wyo.) – Naomi Sage, 73, of Ethete, died January 21, 2015. A visitation will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 26, at the family home, 436 Ethete Road, Ethete WY. A funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 27, at the family home. Burial will follow at the Sage/Redman Cemetery.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Ada McDonell, 80, of Fort Washakie died on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at the Kindred Heath Care – Wind River. A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday Feb. 21, 2015 at the Lander Senior Center.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Today’s photo of the day was taken by Kelli Wesaw at her home along Trout Creek Road. Kelli captured this early morning image of the rainbow colors surrounding the sun. Thanks for sharing your photo with our readers Kelli!