Obituaries

J.D. “Jay” King

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J.D. “Jay” King was born July 10, 1927, in Seymour, Texas, to Ida Rachael and George A.D. King. He joined three older siblings, Wilburn, Lloyd and Gladys. J.D. was affectionately called “Buddy” by his Mother, was a popular boy in…

Orval Meier

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Orval Meier, one of Sundance’s Native sons, went to meet the Great Spirit on March 6, 2015 at the age of 83.  He was born December 10, 1931, to Otto Stimple and Mary Pratt of Upton, Wyoming, who gave him…

James Michael “Mike” Madden

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James Michael “Mike” Madden, age 83 of Hudson, Wisconsin and Moorcroft, Wyoming, died on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at the Pine Ridge Assisted Living in Hudson. Mike was born January 15, 1932, in Glendale, Wisconsin, to parents H. Leo and…

Lola Irene Willey

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No stranger, whether two-legged or four-legged, ever crossed the threshold at the Willey Ranch. No one ever left hungry. Your favorite pie was your birthday present and she remembered all the birthdays. Grandchildren were angels, the best and dearest joy…

John C. Wolf

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John C. Wolf, 87 of Hulett, Wyoming, died Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the Crook County Memorial Nursing home in Sundance, Wyoming. John Calvin Wolf was born on the family ranch north of Hulett, Wyoming on December 12, 1927, to…

Shirley J. Buckman

Shirley J. Buckman, age 92, a longtime resident of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away peacefully Monday, February 16, 2015, surrounded by family. Shirley was born on February 1, 1923, to Roy and Cora Stemm in Hinchman, Michigan. She married William “Ray” Buckman…

Joyce LaVonne Wagaman

Joyce LaVonne (Weldin) Wagaman, 79 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at her home. Joyce was born on October 18, 1935, to Burnette “Babe” and Erma (Hansen) Weldin in Academy, South Dakota. She attended school in Platte,…

Richard John “Dick” Knipp

Richard John (Dick) Knipp was born March 2, 1931, at Newcastle, Wyoming, the only child of John Claude and Marie Lillian (Lang) Knipp. He died Friday, February 20, 2015, at Crook County Nursing Home in Sundance, Wyoming, following a lengthy…

John C. Wolf

John C. Wolf, 87 of Hulett, Wyoming, died Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the Crook County Memorial Nursing home in Sundance, Wyoming. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the Greater Hulett Community Center. Burial will…

Benjamin “Ben” W Jensen

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Ben Jensen, 81, of Sundance, Wyoming, beloved husband and best friend of Gerry Jensen for 53 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved on February 12, 2015. Ben was born October 8,…