Obituaries

Juanita Thomas

Juanita Hilda (Vitto) Thomas, 87 of Hulett, Wyoming, left this world to be with her Lord and Savior on August 5, 2013. She was born the fourth of eleven children to Wolly and Catherine (Giachino) Vitto on the family ranch…

Cecelia Ann DeGrave

Cecelia Ann (Closson) DeGrave passed away peacefully on August 2, 2013. Cecelia was born on July 31, 1918, in Belle Fourche, South Dakota to William and Cecelia Closson. She spent most of her childhood in Sundance, Wyoming. After her parents…

Jane Wakeman Smith

Jane Wakeman Smith, 86, Newcastle, Wyoming, passed away on August 3, 2013, at Close to Home Hospice House, in Gillette, Wyoming. Jane was born February 23, 1927, in Newcastle to Edgar Earl and Mary (Joy) Wakeman. She attended Newcastle schools,…

Doris E. Talley

Doris E. Talley, 84 of Butte MT, and formerly of Beulah and Spearfish, passed away on July 25, 2013 at her home. Doris E. (Capp) Talley was born October 5, 1928, the 9th of 10 children born to Mathias and…

Leo Bingham

  “Lightning” Leo Bingham took his last county hunting trip on July 12, 2013. He is now in Heaven with his dad, Arden Bingham; sister, Glenda Sullivan; and step-dad, Dossie Shippert. He took this trip alone and left behind his…

Terence O. McKillip

Terence (Terry) O. McKillip was the eleventh child born to James and Ruth McKillip on January 9, 1939, in Pierre, South Dakota. His family lived in Belvedere, South Dakota, until Terry was in 1st grade when they moved to Midland,…

Patrick Clark

Patrick Clark, 67, of Aladdin, WY passed away on July 9, 2013 at the Fort Meade VA Medical Center. Patrick was born in Newark, NJ on April 29, 1946 to William and Edith (Tassinaro) Clark. He married Dolores “Dee” Arteaga…

Mick Dowdy, Sr.

Mick Dowdy, Sr., 82, of Spearfish, South Dakota, passed away on July 14, 2013, with his wife of 60 years by his side. Mick was born July 3, 1931, in Hudson, Colorado, to Will and Ada Dowdy, 10th of 12…

James Christian Larsen

James Christian Larsen, 93, Sturgis, South Dakota, died Saturday, July 6, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Kinkade Funeral Chapel with Father Bill Zandri officiating. Burial will follow at…

Jeremy John Septka

Jeremy John Septka passed away on June 23, 2013 at the age of 38. Jeremy was born October 26, 1974, to his mother, Zelva LeAnne Macdonald and his father, Jerry Dean Septka. He is survived by his son, Arhon Michael…