Danny Lee Schulz, 59, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Deaconess Medical Center in Billings, Montana.
Danny was born on October 23, 1943, in Burlington, Colorado, to Ruben William and Pearl Evelyn (Diekman) Schulz. He married Donna Rae Hood on December 26, 1990 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Following high school Mr. Schulz served in the Navy during 1961 and 1962.
Danny's proudest accomplishment was starting college at age fifty. He graduated from Sheridan Community College in 1997 with a degree in arts and a degree in science. He loved his dogs, his garden, and was anticipating another train trip across the country. Danny especially loved his wife, Donna, who was the very center of his life.
Mr. Schulz was preceded by his father, Ruben; and his mother-in-law, Catherine Hood. Survivors include his wife Donna of Sheridan; His three children from a previous marriage, his two sons, Don Schulz and his wife Anne of Windsor, CO, and Ron Schulz of Platteville, CO; and his daughter Roxane Williams and her husband James of Greeley, CO; his mother Pearl Schulz of Lockport, LA; his brother Jim Schulz and his wife Bonnie of Raceland, LA; and six grandchildren.
A viewing will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at Kane Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Kane Funeral Home with Pastor Chuck Gifford officiating. Kane Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
The family has requested that memorials be made in Danny's name to The Dog and Cat Shelter in care of Delphine Toner, First Interstate Bank, PO Box 2007, Sheridan, 82801.
Arvid "Gayle" Shaw, 85, of Sheridan, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 7 , 2003.
Gayle was born on April 13, 1918, in Gorin, Missouri, to William and Emma (Brookhart) Shaw. On August 29, 1948 he married Rosemary Riddell and their union was blessed with three children.
Mr. Shaw attended Colorado University then joined the Air Force for 27 years. He served his country in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam and flew 16 missions while in England. Gayle retired as a Major in 1969. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, golf, horseback riding and baseball.
Mr. Shaw was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary of Sheridan; his two daughters Ruth Phillips of Chico, California and Mary McBride of Sheridan; his son William Shaw of Sheridan; four grandchildren, Jamie McBride, Chris McBride, both of Sheridan, and Nicole Phillips and Derek Phillips of Chico, California
Cremation has taken place and a private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Kane Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
The family has requested that memorials be made in Gayle's name to Memorial Hospital Home Care and Hospice in care of Delphine Toner, First Interstate Bank, P.O. Box 2007, Sheridan, WY 82801.
Millie Simons, 96, of Sheridan, WY, died Saturday, June 28, 2003 in Sheridan Manor.
Mrs. Simons was born June 5, 1907 in Serepta, Russia to Henry and Elizabeth (Roth) Kerbel. She came to the United States with her parents by ship in 1913 to Baltimore, MD. They then came to Havilok, NB where her father worked for the railroad. The family moved to Clearmont, WY and she attended grade school in Big Horn, WY, and graduated from Sheridan High School.
Mrs. Simons then worked on numerous dude ranches in Arizona, and worked at Eatonís Dude Ranch. She also was a clerk in drugstores. She married Guy F. Rogers in Sheridan. Mr. Rogers died in 1972. Mrs. Simons later married Ray Simons of Sheridan.
Mrs. Simons was a 50 year member of P.E.O., the Sheridan Womenís Club, was an avid bowler and bridge player, loved her flowers, yard, and home; enjoyed going to the Kaufmann Ranch on Piney Creek; loved to sing and dance, and was a member of the church choir.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her two husbands, 4 brothers, 1 sister, 1 niece, and 2 nephews.
Mrs. Simons is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mrs. Simons will be held at Champion Ferries Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 from 8:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M.
Graveside services will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 1, 2003 in the Elkís Section of Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Miller officiating. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.
Memorials in memory of Mrs. Simons may be made to the Elkís Cemetery Fund, in care of the Elkís Lodge #520, 45 W. Brundage St., Sheridan, WY 82801, or to the charity of the donorís choice, in care of Delphine Toner, First Interstate Bank, P. O. Box 2007, Sheridan, WY 82801
Nevada Holifield Smith age 81 of Sheridan, WY
Died Sunday, June 22, 2003, in Sheridan Manor
Born August 31, 1921, in Bevinsville, Kentucky
Parents - Maryland & Elizabeth (Cooke) Osborn
She grew up and attended schools in Kentucky. She moved to Ogden, UT, where she worked in the Army Hospital. She married Marshall F. Holifield on February 10, 1944, in Ogden. They moved to Lance Creek, Wyoming, where they raised cattle and sheep. Mr. Holifield died in 1964. She married Doyle Blackmore in December, 1965. She moved to Lusk, Wyoming, and worked as a housekeeper. In 1970, she moved to Greeley, CO. She married Bernard Smith in 1972 in Farmington, NM. In 1982, she returned to Colorado and then moved to Sheridan in 1993. She loved her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed knitting, needlework, tatting, crocheting, sewing and helping other people.
SON - Holly Holifield, Sheridan, WY
DAUGHTER - Jill Andre, Greeley, CO
BROTHER - Joseph Osborn, Bevinsville, KY
Private family service will be later.
Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home
Memorials may benefit the St. Labre Indian School, in care of Delphine Toner, First Interstate Bank, Box 2007, Sheridan, WY 82801
Doc Steigelman,Born on September 16, 1946 in Sheridan, to John and Jean (Flesher) Steigelman.
Doc, as he insisted on calling himself, grew up in Story and there he developed his great appreciation and love for the outdoors. He knew the Sheridan area well and would hunt, fish, or trap anything that showed a sign of life.
He was later called to duty and served one tour in Vietnam.
Doc was an engineer for BNRR for most of his life. He later worked at the V.A. for ten years. He retired in 2001.
Doc loved the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting , fishing, and being with friends and family.
Being outdoors was living to Doc. There wasn't a day that he wouldn't be on a lake fishing when he could. When the snow fell, he would mount up the horses in search of some unlucky animal that might wander across his path. It really didn't even take snow or horses for him to find something to pursue. He enjoyed just taking a ride to see what adventure he might encounter next, but only as long as he had a stocked cooler beside him.
Friends meant everything to Doc. If they didn't get theat early morning wake-up-call, they would know something was amuck. With Doc around, you never really knew what that might be. He had many good friends in his life. Some lasted longer than others, but he never forgot anyone .
In July of 1985, he married his soul-mate Kyla Rowland.
He was preceded in death by his dearest Granny, Evelyn Flesher, his son Russell Troy, and his mother Jean Sept.
He is survived by wife Kyla, father and stepmother John and Goldie Steigelman,
Sheridan, birth father Edward Newsome, CA, sisters and husbands Karen and Jeff Owen, Coeur d' Alene, ID, Gail and mike cooper, Sheridan, Becky and the late Brad Hart, Sheridan, daughter and son-in-law Rochelle and Todd Emerson, Butte, MT, son Brent Steigelman of Ft. Collins, CO, stepson and wife Joshua and Jessica Blaylock, Dijon, France, stepson Jesse Blaylock, Bozeman, MT, grandchildren Kabri and Rashae Emerson, and many other friends and family.
No one will ever replace Doc. He was a husband, father, stepson, son, brother,
grandfather, and friend who will be sincerely missed
Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2003, at Kane Funeral Home. A reception to follow at The Elks with everyone invited. Kane Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
The family has requested that memorials be made in Russell's name in care of Kay Roush, First Federal Savings Bank, PO Box 6007, Sheridan, 82801.
Thomas L. Waddell age 67, of Safford, AZ
Died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, in the hospital in Tucson, AZ
Born July 7, 1935, in Sheridan, WY
Parents - John & Alice (Tift) Waddell
He grew up and graduated high school in Sheridan. Enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving on many aircraft carriers with tours of duty off the coast of Viet Nam. Tom married Gwendolyn Ann Hamilton in 1955 in Concord, CA. He rose to the rank of Master Chief and retired from the Navy in 1973. After the service, he returned to Sheridan where he managed the XL Lounge for several years. In 1982, he moved to Safford, AZ. Tom enjoyed shooting guns and military and firearms history.
Preceded in death by one son Jeff; sisters Gladys and Thelma; and brothers Fritz, Jack, Harry, Bill and Leo.
SON - Steve Waddell, Sheridan
DAUGHTER - Connie Waddell-Hilpert, York, AZ
SISTERS - Betty Kuzara, Sheridan
Beverly White, Las Cruces, NM
Donna Kearn, Grants Pass, OR
1 GREAT GRANDSON
NUMEROUS NIECES AND NEPHEWS
Memorial service will be 2:00pm on Friday (June 20th) from Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Wilbur Holz officiating. Inurnment will be in Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. Military rites are by the American Legion and the National Guard.
Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.
Margaret L. "Peg" Weaver, 59, died at her home on June 21, 2003. She was born in Billings, Montana on February 7, 1944. As a child, she lived in Billings, Laramie, and Glendive, MT.
She was the daughter of William P. Toy, Jr., and Helen M. Anderson Toy. She attended college in Kansas and did graduate work at Georgetown University, University of Minnesota, University of Washington, and University of Wyoming. She also participated in many computer and technology courses.
She worked for the federal government for three years after she graduated from college in 1966. She then began her teaching career at Sheridan High School, teaching English for 31 years before her retirement. At SHS, she served as Humanities Division Head from 1988 to 1993. Later she was English Department Head from 1993-2000. She received numerous honors during her career, including being named as Sheridan's Teacher of the Year in 1987.
Her husband, Ronald D., of the family home, survives her. Other survivors include three children; Kathleen Anne of Eugene, OR, Scott Patrick on active duty with the USMC (wife Amy and son Dylan), and Michelle Erin of Rhododendron, OR. Three sisters also survive her; Patricia Toy of Tacoma, WA, Marilyn Suppes of Tacoma, and Cathy Gamas of Minot, ND. Other survivors include numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
She enjoyed gardening, canning, reading and being with friends.
Cremation has taken place in Sheridan. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2003, at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Dave Duprey officiating. Kane Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Dorothy E. (Dolly) (Doll) Arzy, 70, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2003, at her residence.
Dorothy was born on March 4, 1933, in Otis, Colorado, to Frank and Bertha (Focht) Townsend. On February 6, 1965, she married George Arzy in Sheridan, Wyoming. Their union was blessed with five children. Dorothy enjoyed collecting Indian Art.
Mrs. Arzy was preceded in death by her parents; her four sisters, Pearl, Grace, Ruth, and Edith; her two brothers, Melvin and Levi; and her infant daughter Leora Kraft. Survivors include her husband George of Sheridan; her two sons, Larry Townsend and Robert Kraft both of Sheridan; her three daughters, Linda O'Toole of California, Donna Taylor, and Brenda Mines both of Sheridan; and her seven grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place in Sheridan and memorial services will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at Kane Funeral Home with Reverend David Duprey officiating. Kane Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Mary F. Bryant, 89, of Sheridan, WY, died Friday, July 25, 2003 at the residence of Kim and Dorothy Bangerter.
Mrs. Bryant was born August 23, 1913 in Pueblo, CO, to John and Mary (Mezan) Zaletel. She grew up and attended schools in Pueblo. She then went to work in the Ordinance Depot in Pueblo during World War II.
Mrs. Bryant married Weston W. Bryant October 14, 1950 in Pueblo and they moved to Greybull, WY, moving to Sheridan in 1950 where she resided until her death.
Mrs. Bryant enjoyed cooking and baking, fishing and camping with her husband, and enjoyed working in her flowerbed. She was a member of the Cheri Chicís Homemakerís Club, and Holy Name Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 3 brothers, and a stepdaughter.
Mrs. Bryant is survived by her daughter, Alice Hepp, of Sheridan; 3 sisters, Rose Jersin, and husband, Stanley, Frances Petros and husband, Raymond, and Dorothy Zele, and husband, Carl, all of CO; numerous grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Liturgy for Mrs. Bryant will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 2, 2003 at Holy Name Catholic Church with Father Ronald Stolcis as Celebrant. Burial will be in the Willow Grove Cemetery, in Buffalo, WY. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.