Obits

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...
1935–April 22, 2022 John Lawrence Ellis, age 87, passed away April 22, 2022, at Weston County Manor in Newcastle, Wyo.  John was born in 1935 to Lawrence and Anna (Schmitt) Ellis in Upton, Wyo. After a short stint in Pocatello, Idaho, the family returned and made their home in Newcastle.  John...
July 2, 1955–March 22, 2022 Charles Mathewes Bayne, 66, passed away March 22, 2022, at the family ranch south of Newcastle, Wyo. Chuck was born to Clyde Lee and Angelina (Garcia) Bayne in Newcastle. He grew up in various towns throughout Wyoming including Casper, Thermopolis, and Worland where he...
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...
ALLEN VOTROUBEK May 4, 1947–Feb. 17, 2022 Allen Votroubek, 74, of Newcastle, Wyo., passed away Feb. 17, 2022, at home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Ellen; daughter, Carrie (Votroubek) and her husband, George McCormick, and grandson, Jesse McCormick, all of Casper, Wyo.; son...
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.
TIMOTHY C. RAWHOUSER Dec. 14, 1966–April 18, 2022 Timothy C. Rawhouser, 55, of Newcastle, Wyo., died April 18, 2022, at Monument Health Care in Rapid City, S.D. Arrangements are under the direction of West River Funeral Directors, Rapid City.  A full obituary will follow.

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