Obituaries

Charles L. “Chuck” Townsend – 1943-2011

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Senator Charles L. “Chuck” Townsend, 68, of Osage, Wyoming, died Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at Weston County Health Services. He was born August 29, 1943, in Newcastle, Wyoming, to William D. and Katherine Townsend, and spent the vast majority of…

Dale Warren Richards – 1960-2011

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Dale Warren Richards passed away on December 29, 2011, at the Close to Home Hospice in Gillette, Wyoming. A funeral service was held on Monday, January 2, 2012, at the Hulett Senior Center with Paster Larry Kellner officiating. He was…

Robert Bent “Bob” Taft – 1929-2012

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It was a damn sad day to hear spurs jingling and see another fine cowboy ride off into the Wyoming sunset! Robert Bent Taft Senior, 82, died Sunday, January 1, 2012, in Sheridan, Wyoming, at the VA Hospital. Robert Bent…

Dorothy Grace Giffin – 1917-2011

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Dorothy Grace Giffin, 94, Sundance, Wyoming, and formerly of Belle Fourche, South Dakota, died Friday, December 30, 2011, at the Sundance Long Term Care Center. Committal services were Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.…

Khrome David Keller – September 22-December 21, 2011

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Funeral services for Khrome Keller, infant son of Courtney Keller, were held on Thursday, December 29, 2011, at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, with Beau Carlson officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Khrome passed away on Wednesday,…

Mary Jean Wilson – 1926-2011

Mary Jean Wilson, 85, Sundance, Wyoming, died Wednesday, December 21, 2011, at Crook County Long Term Care in Sundance. She was born July 16, 1926, a member of the third generation of a Wyoming pioneer family, to Eugene P. and…

Margaret Rosalie (Greenberg) Dutton – 1921-2011

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Margaret Rosalie (Greenberg) Dutton was born on December 11, 1921, to William and Ida May (Seekins) Greenberg in Newell, South Dakota. She was raised on the Greenberg homestead until her father purchased a farm in the Empire valley east of…

Richard “Dick” Smith – 1933-2011

Graveside services for Richard “Dick” Smith will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 23, 2011, at the Moorcroft Cemetery with Pastor Guille Seigler of the First Southern Baptist Church in Moorcroft officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m.…

Charles “Chuck” Junior Williams 1931-2011

Charles “Chuck” Junior Williams, age 80 of Moorcroft, Wyoming, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2011, in Lewistown, Montana. Chuck was born at the 101 Ranch near Moorcroft, April 5, 1931, to Charles F. and Gwendolyn (Gibson) Williams. Chuck spent his…