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Ella Jean Boyle, 90, of Carlsbad, California, formerly of Buffalo, passed away on Feb. 26 at Carlsbad By The Sea skilled nursing facility. Born in 1928 and raised on the Williams Ranch on French Creek, Jean completed school in Buffalo until attending and graduating from Colorado Women’s Coll…

Services were held June 9 for Christopher Ryan Jacob of Casper who died May 20, 2019.

Shirley Mae Freese was born April 25, 1923, in Buffalo to William Merrill and Myrle Irene Freese, and went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2019. Shirley was the oldest of eight children: Irene, Bill, Bob, Pat, Gene, Beverly and Gordon. Shirley grew up in Story, but also lived in Buffalo, Sher…

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

William E. Holcombe, son of Bill and Dorothy Higgins Holcombe and grandson of Everett and Laura Higgins, passed away in his sleep on May 13, 2019, in Redmond, Oregon, where he spent the majority of his adult life. Bill spent his early elementary school life in Buffalo and came back for one y…

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Funeral services for James Weatherington, 87-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Tuesday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo will be held at 1:30 p.m. June 24 at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Sacramento, California. There will be a service held late…

Marilyn “Sue” Wagner passed away on May 13, 2019, and her husband of 74 years, Robert (Bob) Wagner, M.D., passed away on May 18, 2019. Sue was born on Sept. 25, 1926, in Lake City, Iowa, and was the daughter of Joe and Dorothy McCaulley. She later moved with her family to Wyoming. Bob was bo…

A celebration of the life of Bill Everhart, 77-year-old longtime Buffalo resident who passed away peacefully in his home in Buffalo on March 10 of this year, will be held at his home at 12 Cloud Peak Road, northwest of Buffalo from 4 to 6 p.m. June 24. Friends are encouraged to attend and sh…

Funeral services for Steve Steiner, 74-year-old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Sunday afternoon at his home in Buffalo, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday June 1, at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Rev. William Dunlap officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. T…

Funeral services for Robert K. McBride, 76-year-old Sheridan and former Buffalo resident who passed away the evening of May 20 at his home in Sheridan following a courageous battle with cancer, was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 29 at the Union Congregational Church in Buffalo with Rev. Dr. …

Funeral services for Bill Welsh Buffalo who passed away Monday at the Veteran’s Home of Wyoming in Buffalo will be held at 10 a.m. May 28 in the Oregon Trails Cemetery in Casper with Pastor Tim Adams officiating.

A celebration of the life of Merrill Stone of Buffalo who passed away Saturday, May 18 at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Sheridan, will be held by his family in the Bighorn Mountains above Buffalo.

Funeral services for Mary Lou Schoonover, 88-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly Tuesday, at her home in Buffalo, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24 from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Joe Lansidel officiating. A gathering will follow at the American Legio…

Graveside funeral services for Fred Wallace, 87-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away early Tuesday, May 14 at the Legacy Living Center in Gillette, will be held at 10 a.m. May 20 in Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo with Rev. Paul Gilbert officiating. Visitation will be held from the Har…

Funeral services for William “Jack” Stratton, of Deadwood, South Dakota, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday from the Fidler-Isburg Funeral Home in Spearfish, South Dakota with Monsignor Michael Woster officiating.

Funeral services for Martha Gibbs, 84-year-old longtime Buffalo resident who passed away Friday morning at the Johnson County Healthcare Center, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Buffalo with the Rev. Doug Wasinger officiating. Visitation will be held f…

A private family celebration of life for Michael Huff, 76-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly April 20, will be held at a time to be announced. Donations in Mr. Huff’s memory may be made to the Michael Huff Memorial in care of Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo, a…

Martha J. “Polly” Feser, 80, of Buffalo, passed away April 26 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.

Leona Lee Patterson, a resident of Dothan, Alabama, passed away on Friday, April 26, at her residence.

Funeral services for Pam Wildeman, 49-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Friday morning at the Johnson County Healthcare Center following a three-year courageous battle with cancer, were held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 29, at the Summit Wesleyan Church in Buffalo with the Rev. William D…

Mary Alyce Simmons Hakert, age 99, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at her home in Westpark Village.  

Memorial service for Molly Sanders, 91-year-old former resident of Buffalo who passed away Feb. 8, 2019, in Greeley, Colorado, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with the Rev. Tom Saur officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery…

Funeral services for Donna Malli, 83-year-old longtime resident of Gillette who passed away Monday, April 15, in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, surrounded by her family, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with the Rev. Shane Haynes officiatin…

Graveside funeral services for Dwight Nielsen, 51-year-old former Buffalo resident who passed away Nov. 5 in Rancho Cucamunga, California, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, in Willow Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Neil Nielsen officiating. A memorial service will be held at the First U…

William H. (Bill) Garland, 63, of Sheridan, passed away at his home on April 9, 2019, after a valiant battle with cancer. Bill was born on June 7, 1955, to Gerald and Edith Garland and grew up in the Buffalo area.

Mass of Christian burial for Mary Lou Borgialli, 89-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Tuesday at the Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, April 15 at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with the Rev. Pete Johnson as celebr…

A celebration of the life of Lowell Ott, 83-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away April 2 at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the Big Horn Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Paulson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that d…

Funeral services for Scott Lawrence, 41-year-old Casper resident who passed away Saturday, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 12, at the Harness Funeral Chapel with Mark Largent officiating. Visitation will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday until the start of service. A graveside service will b…

Graveside funeral services for Whitey Nielsen, 51-year-old former Buffalo resident who passed away Nov. 5 in Rancho Cucamunga, California, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, in Willow Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Neil Nielsen officiating. A memorial service will be held at the First U…

A funeral service for Lorene “Lori” Diana Weber, 62-year-old Gillette resident who passed away at her home on March 30, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Harness Funeral Chapel with Mike Leibee officiating. Donations in Ms. Weber’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Res…

Beverly Jeanne “BJ” Earle, 71, of Livingston, Montana, passed away suddenly during a heart valve replacement surgery on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the Billings Clinic Hospital.

Ronald James O’Driscoll was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on May 23, 1944. He died at this home in Buffalo on March 18 at the age of 74.

After a valiant fight with Father Time, David Thomas finally called it quits on March 23, 2019, as the old clock triumphed once again. Born Oct. 6, 1921, at his family home in Portland, Maine, he was the sixth child of seven of Elias Thomas Jr. and Dorothea Brayton Perkins.

A celebration of the life of Lila Bishop, 84-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Sunday evening at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held by her family next summer in the Bighorn Mountains. Donations in Mrs. Bishop’s memory may be made to the Amie Holt Care Center in care o…

Funeral services for Douglas Ray Edelman, 65, were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Fort Reno Building at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas with the Rev. Rich Cullen of the Northside Church of Douglas Assembly of God. Interment was in the Douglas Park Cemetery.

A celebration of life for Bill Wright, 54-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly March 11 at his home in Buffalo, will be held the first week of August in the Bighorn Mountains at a time and place to be announced. Visitation for Mr. Wright will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thur…

Mass of Christian burial for Susan Marie (Mueller) Williams, 67-year-old Lubbock, Texas, and former Buffalo resident who passed away March 11 in Lubbock, was celebrated on Saturday, March 16, at the Saint John The Baptist Catholic Church in Lubbock. An additional Mass will be celebrated in B…

Jean Baptiste Iroz was born to Jean (Pete) Iroz and Fae Brislawn Iroz of Clearmont. He attended Clearmont and Buffalo schools and was graduated from Buffalo High School. He then went to the Denver Institute of Technology to become an electronics technician. He worked as a technician in Jacks…

Laura Gene (Accola) Johnson, age 90, died peacefully on March 5, 2019. She was the only child of Werly and Clara Powell Accola, who were longtime Buffalo residents. Although raised in Buffalo, Laura lived most of her life in Tacoma, Washington. She is survived by her children, Diana Johnson,…

Funeral services for Mildred Hellwig, 90-year-old Sheridan resident who passed away March 5 at the Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana, were held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 11, at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Terri Foster and Kara Schuebel officiating. A visitation was held …

Judy Ann White was born Jan. 31, 1947, and succumbed to stage 4 brain cancer March 8. Services will be held at 2 p.m. March 13 at the Chamberlain-McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs, South Dakota, with burial to follow at the Oelrichs Community Cemetery. A memorial for education will be s…

Funeral services for Jim Corell, 90-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away March 7 at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 15, at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Bob Ruby officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo w…

Funeral services for Sunny Irvine Taylor, 69-year-old longtime Kaycee resident who passed away suddenly March 5 at her winter home in Wickenburg, Arizona, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Harrold Jarrard Park Building in Kaycee with the Rev. Carol Buckingham officiating. A …

A celebration of the life of Gene Christensen, 87-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Feb. 28 at his home north of Buffalo, surrounded by his family, will be held at a date to be announced this summer.  Donations in Gene’s memory may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of…

Ruth I. Watkins was born Dec. 15, 1934, in Prinsburg, Minnesota. Her daughter was at her side as she was taken into the arms of her savior Feb. 25. Her parents were John and Rena Korthuis, and she was the youngest of 13 children.

Funeral services for Tony Pickering, 43-year-old Sheridan man who passed away Thursday at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Buffalo with Pastor Larry Sydow officiating. Visitation will be held at the Harness Funeral Hom…

Mass of Christian burial for Dr. Pat Nolan, 89-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Friday morning at the Close to Home Hospice in Gillette will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, March 1 at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with the Rev. Pete Johnson officiating. A vigi…

Funeral services for John Coleman, 76-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly Feb. 12 at his home in Buffalo, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with the Rev. Court Riddle officiating. Visitation was held at the funeral home chapel…

Funeral services for Charlie Firnekas, 83-year-old Kaycee resident who passed away Feb. 13 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center in Buffalo with Mike Lavato officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. …

Lewis Russell Wood, 85, of Hulett, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at The Legacy Living and Rehab Center in Gillette.

Molly A. Sanders, 91, passed away on Feb. 8, in Greeley, Colorado. She was born to Arley and Miriam (Skiles) Taylor in Johnson County on Nov. 13, 1927. She grew up on the family ranch near Sussex with her parents and two younger brothers, Thomas and Robert.

Funeral services for Rick Verplancke, 72-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Feb. 2 at his home north of Buffalo, were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at Summit Wesleyan Church in Buffalo with the Rev. William Dunlap officiating. Visitation was held Sunday at the Harness Funeral Home …

John Andrew Kovalik, longtime resident of Buffalo, passed away due to congestive heart failure on Wednesday night, Jan. 23, at the Mountain View Living Center of the Sheridan VAMC. A private graveside service and interment at Willow Grove Cemetery will be held at a later date when family mem…