Obits

Dec. 19, 1949–Aug. 10, 2022 We sadly announce that Iva Lea Carter left us on Aug. 10, 2022, at the age of 72 after a year-long battle with ovarian cancer. To honor Iva’s memory, we are holding a celebration of life on Aug. 19 at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City, S.D., at 2 p.m. We invite anyone who...
Aug. 14, 1948–July 26, 2022 Judy Lee Bartels was a caring wife, mom, sister and grandmother. She passed from this earth to her heavenly home on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at the age of 73 after a courageous and decades long battle with cancer. She was married to Donald Wayne Bartels for 52 years. Judy...
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...
ELIZABETH ‘BETH’ ANNMARIE FERRIS March 17, 2004–June 12, 2022 The memorial service for Beth Ferris has been rescheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 224 West Rd., Newcastle, WY. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting for donations to be made to a...
Nov. 3, 1938–July 22, 2022 Early Friday on July 22, 2022, Donald Lee Peterson, better known as “Pete,” passed away peacefully in his home on his ranch property south of Sundance, Wyo., at age 83. Pete was born Nov. 3, 1938, in Sundance to Harriet (Waters) Peterson and Lenard Peterson. He was the...
Jan. 19, 2005–July 21, 2022 Memorial service for Gavin Reynolds will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 29, at High Plains Community Church with Pastor Dan Knust officiating. Gavin Chase Reynolds, age 17, was called home July 21, 2022, to spend eternity with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Gavin...
Aug. 21, 1955–Dec. 28, 2021 Robby R. “Rob” Shumake, 66, of Newcastle, Wyo., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, at his home. He was born on Aug. 21, 1955, at Haynesville, La. On Dec. 3, 1999, he married Carolyn Wallman Hansen at Newcastle. He owned and operated Rob’s Hot Oil Service in...
Jan. 17, 1967–July 6, 2022 On July 6, 2022, Jesus opened Heaven’s gates and took Brian home.  Brian Allen Gould was born on Jan. 17, 1967, to Robert Charles (Bob) Gould Sr. and Ada JoAnn (Jody) Rhoades Gould. He was a feisty and determined child, which served him well with his courageous year and a...
July 27, 1961–June 19, 2022 Pamela Renee (Mills) Steveson was born in Newcastle, Wyo., on July 27, 1961. She passed away unexpectently at Plains Regional Hospital on June 19, 2022. Pam was born to Vernard and Juanita Mills of Newcastle. Pam graduated from Newcastle High School in 1980 and went on...
Feb. 18, 1953–July 2, 2022 Mabel G. Schaidt, of Newcastle, Wyo., passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022. No services will be held at this time.  

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