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DANIEL E. MAHONEY May 31, 1958–July 25, 2022 Longtime Johnson County resident Daniel E. Mahoney passed away at his ranch on Pass Creek, Kaycee, Wyo., on July 25, 2022, after a 12-year battle with leukemia.  Dan was born on May 31, 1958, to Gene and Luella (Simmons) Mahoney. Dan was the oldest of...
ERNEST MERLD WELTON May 14, 1949–April 7, 2022 Ernest Merld Welton, 72, of Osage, Wyo., passed away April 7, 2022, of natural causes.  Ernie was born May 14, 1949, to Ernest and Alberta Welton in Rawlins, Wyo., the oldest of three children. Ernie grew up in the Platte Valley area near Saratoga, Wyo...
DWAYNE WILLIAM STANTON Sept. 29, 1942–April 15, 2022 Dwayne Stanton was born on Sept. 29, 1942, in Custer, S.D. He died April 15, 2022, in Newcastle, Wyo. Cremation is being conducted and inurnment will take place at a later date in Hot Springs, S.D.
YVONNE JEANNE NELSON Nov. 9, 1935–Feb. 10, 2022 Yvonne Jeanne Nelson (nee Johnson) passed away Feb. 10, 2022, in Nampa, Idaho. She was born at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Nov. 9, 1935, to Melvin Harvey Johnson Sr. and Helen Fern Johnson. The family moved to Aurora, Colo., for several years before...
BERTHA MAE BILLINGS Nov. 1, 1939–April 13, 2022  Bertha Mae (Seeley) Billings, age 82, passed away April 13, 2022, at Monument Health of Rapid City due to a lengthy illness, with her family by her side.  Bertha was born to parents Carl and Alma Seeley on Nov. 1, 1939, in Sundance, Wyo., and was...
DONNA ELLIOTT July 28, 1935–April 6, 2022 In Donna’s own words: Donna was born at home, in an oil field camp in Osage, Wyo., and was the youngest of three children. Donna said, “I had a loving family all my life. I loved being outside, and so I became my dad’s oil field helper.” Donna attended...
BRADFORD GLENN HOFLAND April 5, 1941–Feb. 12, 2022 Bradford Glenn Hofland, 80, Piedmont, S.D., passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 12, 2022, at his home in Piedmont. Brad was born in Bowman, N.D., April 5, 1941, to parents Glenn Hofland and Dorothy (Rose) Hofland. Brad lived on a farm outside of...
DORIS ‘DODE’ CONSTANCE (MOLSTAD) VOSS Jan. 27, 1922–Jan. 31, 2022 Doris “Dode” Constance (Molstad) Voss, who lived a gentle, loving, and thoughtful life always caring for others, passed away peacefully on Jan. 31, 2022, at Weston County Manor in Newcastle. Dode experienced 100 years of everything...
GARY LEE SMITH Sept. 18, 1944–Jan. 21, 2022 Gary Lee Smith, 77, of North Platte, Neb., passed away Jan. 21, 2022, at Great Plains Health in North Platte.  Gary was born Sept. 18, 1944, to Albert Lee and Edel (Petersen) Smith in Great Falls, Mont.   Gary grew up in Newcastle, Wyo., graduating from...
ELIZABETH CUMMINGS Feb. 28, 1920–Jan. 31, 2022 Elizabeth Cummings, born Feb. 28, 1920, passed away on Jan. 31, 2022. Services will be held Saturday, Feb. 5, at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Newcastle. A full obituary will follow.

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