Obituaries

Paul Andrew Erfman

Paul Andrew Erfman, 26, of Lead, South Dakota, died Saturday, September 14, 2013. Survivors include his parents, David and Phyllis Erfman of Sturgis, South Dakota; two brothers, Luke Erfman of Brookings, South Dakota, and Sam Erfman of Mitchell, South Dakota;…

Ernest S. Thompson

Ernest S. Thompson, 86, Spearfish, South Dakota, died Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at his home. Ernest was born July 11, 1927, to Clarence and Bernice (Sheldon) Thompson in Upton, Wyoming. He was raised in the Upton area, where he attended…

Shirley Dupree

Shirley Dupree, who left Sheridan County, Wyoming, as a teenager to work in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., died August 22, 2013 at her home in Silver Spring, Maryland. She was 73. The cause of death was…

Aloha Lane Thompson

Aloha Lane Thompson, 85 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away on August 28, 2013, at her home. Aloha was born on February 7, 1928, in Hay Springs, Nebraska, to Orel Kennard (O.K.) and Gladys Lorraine (Carlon) Miller. The family left the Hay…

Patricia Dianne Ballou-Brimmer

Patricia Dianne Ballou-Brimmer, 69, Hulett, Wyoming, died Friday, August 30, 2013, at Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette. Patricia was born March 3, 1944, in Sturgis, South Dakota, to Barbara (Nickelson) and Francis Ballou. She grew up in the Seely,…

Jeffery Douglas Curr

Jeffery Douglas Curr, 20 of Sundance, Wyoming, died Saturday, August 24, 2013, as the result of an automobile accident. Jeffery was born September 29, 1992, in Rexburg, Idaho, to Jeff Curr and Laura Miller. He moved to Sundance with his…

Jerry Trego

Jerry Trego, 75, died July 16, 2013, at his brother’s residence where he also resided, in San Marcos, California. He was born August 30, 1937, in Gillette, Wyoming, and moved to Sundance, Wyoming, when his parents, M.O. and Dorothea Trego,…

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,…