Obituaries
 

Terry Lee Molgard

A memorial service for Terry Lee Molgard, 61, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at the Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel in Wheatland, with Father Drew Duncan of Saint Anthony Church in Guernsey officiating.... more

 

Elmer James McElhaney

No services will be held at this time for Elmer James McElhaney, 96, who died at his daughter’s home on Dec. 8, 2017, surrounded by the presence and love of his daughters and their families. Cremation has taken place and a private family inurnment will take place at a later date.... more

 

Wanda Helen Weeks

Wanda Helen Weeks, 92, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Clifton.... more

 

James Vernon Smith

Our hearts our heavy to say that James Vernon Smith passed away from his battle with Alzheimer’s on Dec. 7 in Fort Worth, Texas. ... more

Marilyn Kay Miller

Marilyn Kay Miller, 81, of Cheyenne, crossed over on December 1,2017 at Life Care Center.... more

Raymond Urrutia

Raymond Urrutia, 36, of Cheyenne, formerly of Lead, S.D., passed away peacefully to heaven Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, while surrounded by his loving family. Ray fought a short but courageous battle with cancer to the very end.... more

 

Betty Jean Johnson Aug. 23, 1926 – Dec. 6, 2017

Funeral services for Betty Jean Johnson, 91, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at the Torrington United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Wayland officiating. ... more

 

Charles Marshall Gering

Charles Marshall (Chuck) Gering, 70, passed away on Dec. 5, 2017, at his home in Torrington.... more

Jack R. Matthews

Jack R. Matthews, 81, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 in Cheyenne.... more

Gregory D. Mercer

Gregg Mercer passed away Dec. 4, 2017, at the Banner Health Community Hospital in Torrington. Gregg was 69 years old.... more

 

Marvin Buckley

Marvin Buckley of Torrington died Nov. 19, 2017, at Banner Community Hospital in Torrington.... more

Georganne Franks Hunter

LINGLE – Georganne (Georgie) Franks Hunter died peacefully on Nov. 28, 2017, at her son’s home in Houston, Texas.... more

Sally Ann Grassmick

Sally Ann Grassmick, 83, of Gering, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Heritage Estates in Gering. ... more

 

Gene F. Arp

Longtime Torrington resident Gene F. Arp, 93, passed away on Dec. 1, 2017, at the Goshen Healthcare Community.... more

 

Tamara Dee Korell

TORRINGTON – Funeral services for Tamara “Tammy” Dee Korell, 60, will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at the First Wyoming United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Matt Gordon officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. ... more

 

Dorothy Jean Oberg

Dorothy Jean Oberg was received eternally into the arms of Jesus Christ on Nov. 21, 2017.... more

William F. Harper

Memorial services for William F. Harper, 71, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Eaton officiating. ... more

 

John William Simmons

John William Simmons went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Neb., after struggling with complications from pneumonia. He was 89. ... more

 

Colter James Smith

Colter James Smith, 27, died Nov. 13, 2017. ... more

 

Keith Gerald Dennis

Memorial services for Keith Gerald Dennis, 92, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel. Burial with military honors will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. ... more

Thomas Lee Christy

Funeral services for Thomas Lee “Tom” Christy, 73, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at the Gorman Funeral Homes-Converse Chapel in Douglas, with Pastor Donnie Holt of the First United Methodist Church officiating. ... more

 

John William Simmons

Funeral services for John William Simmons, 89, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Bethel Baptist Church with Pastor Randy Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. ... more

Lois Benninghoven Johnson

Memorial services for Lois Benninghoven Johnson, 85, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Don Mathis officiating. ... more

 

Salem Ethan Holtz

Memorial services for Salem Ethan Holtz, 3, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Paul Braddy officiating. ... more

 

Harold Eugene Evans

Family and friends of Harold Eugene “Gene” Evans, 68, of Torrington are invited to a memorial gathering at 3 p.m., Nov. 17, 2017, at the VFW Hall in Torrington.... more

 

Dwight Albert Rief

Dwight Albert Rief, 79, passed away Saturday October 21st from a brief yet devastating battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) at the James River Convalescent Center in Newport News, Va. ... more

Robert Davenport

Robert Davenport, 75, passed away following a short illness on Oct. 26, 2017. ... more

 

Tomas L. Rainbolt

Tomas L. Rainbolt died peacefully on Oct. 25, 2017, in Torrington at the age of 67. Tom was surrounded by family in his final moments before being called home.... more

 

Samuel Dean Carroll

Grave side memorial services for Samuel Dean Carroll, 92, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Valley View Cemetery. ... more

 

Melvin Ray Leach

Funeral services for Melvin Ray Leach, 84, will be 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at East Gate Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Sparks officiating.... more

 

Dorothy Lucille Rinehart

Private family services for Dorothy Lucille Rinehart, 85, will be held at a later date. Dorothy died at Goshen Healthcare Community on October 25, 2017 and cremation has taken place. The Colyer Funeral Home assisted the family with the cremation arrangements.... more

Izabella Nicole Marsden-Garcia

Izabella N. Marsden-Garcia, 27 days old, died peacefully,in her mother’s arms, on Oct. 18, 2017, in Denver, Colo., and is now walking with the angels.... more

 

Samuel Dean Carroll

Graveside memorial services for Samuel Dean Carroll, 92, will be held at a later date at the Valley View Cemetery. ... more

Jane G. Marlatt

After a long battle with cancer, Jane G. Marlatt passed away on Oct. 11, 2017, at the home of her daughter, Anita Mittner. She was 80 years old.... more

Barbara Mae Patton

Barbara Mae Patton, 78, of Torrington passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Granite Rehabilitation in Cheyenne.... more

 

Elwood “Woody” Eugene Church Jr.

Elwood “Woody” Eugene Church, 40, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. ... more

Pamela J. Heilbrun

Pamela Joan Heilbrun, 61, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family, following a short, courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. ... more

 

Linda Sue Eisenbarth

Memorial services for Linda Sue Eisenbarth, 67, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at the First Congregational Church with the Rev. Matt Gordon officiating. Linda died at her home in Cheyenne on Oct. 9, 2017, and cremation has taken place. ... more

 

Aurelio N. Lara

Memorial services for Aurelio “Larry” N. Lara, 92, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at St. Rose Catholic Church with Father Ray Moss officiating.... more

 

Fay Riley McIntosh

Memorial services for Fay Riley McIntosh, 75, of Torrington will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at the Goshen County Fairgrounds Rendezvous Center.... more

 

Beth Morgan

Esther Elizabeth (Beth) Morgan, 98, died in hospice care September 22, 2017. Beth’s death diminishes by one the number of people called the “Greatest Generation”—those who survived the Great Depression and World War II and left this world a better place.... more

 

Lucas Cameron Wise

A Celebration of Life for Lucas Cameron Wise, 38, will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at the Elks Club in Torrington. ... more

 

E. Elizabeth “Beth” Morgan

E. Elizabeth “Beth” Morgan, 98, passed away Sept. 22, 2017.... more

 

Mary Lynn Alameda

A memorial service for Mary Lynn Alameda will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at the Yoder Community Building, 215 Main Street, in Yoder. ... more

Wayne E. Hageman

Wayne E. Hageman, 95, of Torrington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Community Hospital in Torrington. ... more

 

George M. Smith

George M. Smith, 77, of Torrington died Sept. 12 in Cheyenne. ... more

 

George M. Smith

George M. Smith, 77, of Torrington died Sept. 12 in Cheyenne. ... more

Sandra “Sandy” Marie Kinniburgh Thaler

Funeral services for Sandra “Sandy” Marie Kinniburgh Thaler, 66, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at the LaGrange School Gymnasium with the Rev. Richard Gilbert officiating. ... more

Anthony Albert Jackle

Anthony Albert Jackle, 22, of Gillette, died Sept. 5, 2017 at the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver.... more

 

Larry Lee Franklin Sr.

A graveside memorial service is planned Larry Lee Franklin Sr. at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at the Brush Colorado cemetery, with a luncheon planned after at the Brush Country Club “The Course” at 2301 W Mill Rd, Brush, Colo. to follow. ... more

 

Tommy Glenn Lowry

Tommy (Tom) Glenn Lowry passed away at the Hospice House in Rapid City, S.D., on Monday Sept. 11, 2017, at the age of 51.... more