(Lander, Wyo.) – Ross Hoyt was born on August 31, 1925 in Orderville Utah. He was the fifth of seven children. Ross’ dad, Josiah, helped build the roadway tunnel at Zion National Park. They moved to Hurricane, Utah to raise the family in the early 1930’s, depression era. With four brothers and two sisters his parents helped feed the family by raising a large garden. Ross and his siblings spent many hours tending to the garden, which was reputed to be one of the best in the area. Ross was introduced to tragedy at a relatively young age. As a teenager he was traveling along a highway, just south of Hurricane, Utah, with four other teenagers when the driver lost control of the vehicle. It tumbled end over end off the highway. Ross was the only survivor and sustained relatively minor injuries.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – Ambrose Wesley Medicine Horse, 48, of Ethete, went to the other side camp August 24, 2014, while at home. An all night visitation at the Tillman Residence, 3 Grove Lane, Fort Washakie will begin at 5:00 PM, Wednesday, August 27, 2014. The Funeral Service will be at the same residence on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 11:00am. Burial will follow in the Shakespeare Family Cemetery, Ethete, Wyoming.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Travis James McGill, 33, entered into the Spirit World on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Tucson, Arizona. Traditional Prayer Services will be held on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Rocky Mountain Hall, officiated by Arlen Shoyo, Sr. A wake will be held at #2 Dead Horse Road, Darlene McGill residence. Traditional Services will be held at the Rocky Mountain Hall at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 21, 2014. Burial will be at the Sacajawea Cemetery with a feast and give away to follow.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Dale Elmer Howard of Lander died in Riverton on July 17, 2014. He was born on May 11, 1920. A grave side service has been planned for 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Mount Hope Cemetery.
(Wind River Reservation, Wyo.) – Delin Dewey was born July 27, 1974, In Pocatello, Idaho. He passed away July 7, 2014 at St. Josephs Hospital in Tacoma, Washington. Visitation will be Thursday, July 17, 2014 in the family home, 626 Ethete Road. Funeral Service will be Friday, July 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Blue Sky Hall. Burial will follow in the Sharp Nose Cemetery, Ethete.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Joe Ben George, 85, of Lander, passed away at his home on June 10, 2014 with his family at his side. Funeral services will be held at Hudson’s Funeral Home, Chapel of Mount Hope in Lander, Wyoming on Monday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Scott Engelhart officiating. Burial will take place at the Hudson Cemetery, and a reception will follow at the Hudson Town Hall.