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Jan. 8, 1930—April 9, 2024 Karl Henrik Frederiksen was born Jan. 8, 1930, to Johan and Martha (Pedersen) Frederiksen in Horton, Wyoming. Karl joined his loving wife of 71 years in Heaven on April 9, 2024, with his family by his side. Karl’s education was cut short after the eighth grade because…
1940–2024 Dan lost his battle with cancer and passed away peacefully in his home in Upton, Wyoming, on Monday, April 8, 2024. He and his wife moved to Upton and became part of the community six years ago. Born and raised in Casper, Wyoming, to Florence and Edward Grant, he attended St. Anthony…
Aug. 20, 1941–April 5, 2024 Jacqueline “Jackie” Kay Cox, 82, of Farnam, Nebraska, passed away April 5, 2024, at Centennial Park Retirement Village. She was born August 20, 1941 to Gale and Irene (Bakler) Richardson in North Platte, Nebraska. Jackie graduated from North Platte High School with the…
June 13, 1966–April 3, 2024 Barbara Lynne Anderson of Newcastle, Wyoming, passed into Real Life on April 3, 2024, at home, after enduring advanced gall bladder cancer. She was 57 years old. “Barbie” was born June 13, 1966, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Ron and Darla Nash. In the summer of 1984,…
June 29, 1954–March 27, 2024 Chris Allen Hansen, age 69, went home to the Lord on March 27, 2024. A Celebration of Life will be held on April 6 at 11:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 23 North Seneca Ave., Newcastle, Wyoming. Chris was born in Newcastle on June 29, 1954, to parents Bill…
Dec. 19, 1926–March 1, 2024 Ida Wanner, 97, passed away peacefully in the care of hospice, at home in Lakewood, Colorado, on March 1, 2024. Ida was born Dec. 19, 1926, at Wishek, North Dakota, the daughter of Christian and Christina (Schilling) Unruh. On Nov. 16, 1947, Ida married Ferdinand (…
Oct. 30, 1978–March 20, 2024 Elizabeth Grace (Pillen) Hawley, 45, has fulfilled her required time in this world. Beth, as everybody called her, had a special gift from God to find and love children who needed someone special in their lives. She was a dedicated teacher who loved all her children…
April 3, 1936–March 18, 2024 Rena “Minnie” was born in the rock house at the Borgialli ranch to Joe and Lorena (Weaver) Borgialli, about 15 miles south of Newcastle, in the Clareton area. She attended Borgialli School, except for one year at the Lone Tree School, through the seventh grade. Then,…
June 23, 1951–March 2, 2024 Susan “Suzo” Jones, 72, passed away in her sleep at the Tucson Medical Center in-patient hospice in Tucson, Arizona, during the late evening of March 2, 2024. During her last waking hours, she had been surrounded by her husband, son, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren.…
July 31, 1937–March 10, 2024 Betty Joan Holwell, age 86, of Springfield, Missouri, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 10, 2024, in Maranatha Village.  She was born on July 31, 1937, in Chadron, Nebraska, to Howard and Ada Wineteer.  Betty Jo was united in marriage to the love of her…
Aug. 9, 1944–Feb. 20, 2024 Michael W. Dutcher, born Aug. 9, 1944, passed away at Weston County Health Services hospital on Feb. 20, 2024, from pneumonia and dementia complications. He is survived by his wife “Lee” and “Buddy”’ of 60 years as of Jan. 20, 2024. He is also survived by his son,…
May 1, 1956–March 3, 2024   John was born on May 1, 1956, in Waukegan, Illinois, to Duane and Ann Button. He passed peacefully at home with his beloved wife, Stacey, at his side on March 3, 2024, after a long illness.   John was the oldest of four children and graduated from Carmel Catholic High…
Funeral services for Cheri A. Smith, 75, of Kennebec, South Dakota, were 10 a.m., Saturday, March 2, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kennebec, with burial in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery at Kennebec. Visitation was Friday at 6 p.m. with a 7 p.m. scripture/rosary service at St. Michael’s…
Dec. 7, 1955–Feb. 11, 2024   Donna Berdahl, 68, passed away Feb. 11, 2024, at Weston County Health Services, in Newcastle, Wyoming.    Donna was born on Dec. 7, 1955.   Arrangements are under the care of Meridian Mortuary. Condolences may be sent to the family in care of Meridian Mortuary, 111 S.…
Oct. 26, 1936–Feb. 16, 2024   Maria Kaiser passed away on Feb. 16, 2024.   Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 23, from 4-6 p.m. at Meridian Mortuary, 111 S. Railway Ave., Newcastle. Funeral service will be on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. at Meridian Mortuary.   A full obituary will be printed…
July 5, 1940–Feb. 9, 2024   Sandy passed away at 4:10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, 2024, at Weston County Health Services, after a yearlong battle with cancer, at the age of 83 years old.   Sandy was born July 5, 1940, in Rome, New York, to Dorothy and Jack Kessler. She was the oldest of eight children…
Nov. 30, 1932–Feb. 2, 2024   Veronica Teresa Marie Dolan Novak was born on Nov. 30, 1932, in Brooklyn, New York, the seventh of eight children born to Lawrence and Veronica Dolan. She grew up in an Irish Catholic neighborhood in a three-story brownstone, and she attended 12 years of Catholic school…
Nov. 19, 1946–Jan. 27, 2024   Michael L. Fitzwater, 77 years old, passed on Jan. 27, 2024, from a short fight of pancreatic cancer, in Newcastle, Wyoming.   Mike was the son of Ralph and Jerry Fitzwater, born in Toledo, Ohio, on Nov. 19, 1946. Mike grew up with four sisters and six brothers. When…
Nov. 26, 1957–Jan. 31, 2024   Charles “Chuck” Richard Gordon of Spicewood, Texas, was born on Nov. 26, 1957, in Deadwood, South Dakota, to Richard and Grace (Benishek) Gordon. Chuck was baptized and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in Deadwood.   He passed away on Jan. 31, 2024, in Temple, Texas…
Nov. 11, 1967–Dec. 24, 2023   It’s true there are angels on earth, and God took an angel to heaven on Christmas Eve.   Dawn was born Nov. 11, 1967, to Bernard E. Bohlman and Lynn Marie (McManaman) Bohlman in Waukegan, Illinois.   Dawn was baptized in the Catholic church and attended Our Lady of…
March 14, 1939–Jan. 21, 2024   Carol Ann Wang, 84 of Spearfish, South Dakota, passed away on Jan. 21, 2024.   Carol was born on March 14, 1939, to Waldron and Frances Townsend in Edgemont, South Dakota. She grew up in the oil patch near Osage, Wyoming, and graduated from Upton High School in 1957.…
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