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HOWARD CHARLES PICKERD May 25, 1947–April 7, 2022 Howard Charles Pickerd, 74, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away April 7, 2022, at home.  Howard was born in Sundance, Wyo., on May 25, 1947, to Henry and Ruth (Hauber) Pickerd. They lived in Alva and Aladdin, Wyo., near his family’s sawmill.  Howard...
JOSEPH ‘JAY’ MANUEL LEE Aug. 25, 1934–Dec. 8, 2021 Services for Joseph “Jay” Manuel Lee will be held at the Four Square Church in Newcastle on Saturday, May 21, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Mick Bohn officiating. The church is at 1525 S. Summit. Mr. Lee, 87, passed away at Weston County Health Services...
LAURA DEE GOODE Dec. 15, 1953–March 7, 2022 Laura Dee Goode was the second of six siblings born and raised in Newcastle, Wyo., by Mimi and Harvey Goode. She was a graduate of Newcastle High School’s class of 1972. She was funny, outgoing, adventurous and generous to a fault. She was a letter...
FRANKIE ESQUIVEL Oct. 4, 1931–May 2, 2022 Frankie Esquivel passed away on May 2, 2022. Frankie was born on Oct. 4, 1931, in Edgemont, S.D  to Ascension and Eleonor Gallegos Esquivel. Raised in Belle Fourche, S.D., he  joined the Army National Guard during the Korean War.  He married Phyllis “Sally...
JOAN M. UHL Dec. 8, 1936–April 26, 2022 Joan M. Uhl was born Dec. 8, 1936, and was raised in Moorcroft, Wyo. Joan lived life to the fullest. She loved her plants and watching them grow. Joan also adored her RENEW family and spent many happy years working with the team in Newcastle as a paper...
CHAD WAYNE POTTER Feb. 6, 1975–April 26, 2022 Chad Wayne Potter, born Feb. 6,1975, in Deadwood, S.D., went to join his parents, Larry and Nancy Potter, on April 26, 2022. Chad graduated high school in 1993 from Campbell County High School. Chad was an avid football player and wrestler, bringing...
VERNA IRENE STANTON KELTNER Sept. 30, 1929–April 24, 2022 Funeral services for Verna Irene Stanton Keltner were held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 29, at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel in Claremore, Okla. Burial followed at Dawes Cemetery in Chelsea. Visitation was at the funeral home from 1-8 p.m. on...
GARY R. COLE Jan. 16, 1948–April 30, 2022 The family of Gary R. Cole, 74, of Newcastle, Wyo., sadly announces the passing of their husband and father after a short illness. Gary was born to Roosevelt and Ariel (Allen) Cole in Hot Springs, S.D., as there was no hospital in Newcastle at that time. He...
Dec. 14, 1966–April 18, 2022 Timothy Charles Rawhouser, 55, passed away April 18, 2022, at Monument Health Care in Rapid City, S.D., surrounded by his family. He was born in Sundance, Wyo., on Dec. 14, 1966, to Donald and Judy Rawhouser. He grew up on the family ranch and graduated from Newcastle...
Jan. 27, 1945–April 13, 2022 Peggy Ann (Whitman) Gregg, 77, of Edgemont, S.D., passed away April 13, 2022, at her home in Edgemont. Peggy was born Jan. 27, 1945, in Hawthorne, Calif., to Charles and Cora (Robison) Whitman while her father was being transported into the South Pacific theater of...

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