Anna Mauch - 07/06/01
Funeral services for Anna Mauch, 85, of Sundance, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Fidler-Roberts Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ed Bollack officiating.
Burial will follow at Green Mountain Cemetery in Sundance. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Fidler-Roberts Funeral Chapel.
She died July 2, 2001, at the Crook County Memorial Nursing Home in Sundance of natural causes.
Mrs. Mauch was born Sept. 7, 1915, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Louis and Julia (Nagy) Olah. Her family moved to Gebo when she was young child and then to the Four Corners area where they made their family homestead.
She married Harry Janssen and they moved to Minnesota. He died in 1955 and Anna moved to live with her family to Sundance.
She married Alfred Mauch in Sundance and they made their home there. Anna worked for the Elkhorn Restaurant until 1970. She was a member of the Eagles Club.
She is survived by her two daughters Mary Nickles of Hilmar, Calif., and Jule Fincher of Blanchard, Okla.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, one son, Louis Janssen, and one brother.
A memorial has been established for the American Cancer Society.
Barbara Strawser - 08/16/01
Memorial services for former Gillette woman Barbara Ann (Lawrence) Strawser, 51, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Community Bible Church in Davis, W.Va.
She died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2001, of cancer.
She was born June 23, 1950, in Elkins, Wyo., to Edwin and Beulah Lawrence.
She had lived in Gillette and had beenliving in Corpus Christi, Texas, with her husband. They were working in the Sultanate of Oman when she was diagnosed with cancer in 1999.
She is survived by her husband, Tom; a daughter, Meredith Gingrich of Casper; a son, Matthew Cox of Springfield, Ill.; two sisters, Deborah Twigg and Latrelle Lawrence; and a brother, Steven Lawrence.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle Dawn Cox.
Kenneth C. Naramore - 12/24/01
Funeral services for longtime Gillette resident and businessman, Kenneth C. Naramore, 81, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at New Life Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Joel Wright officiating.
Burial with full military honors provided by American Legion Post 42 will follow at Mount Pisgah Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson Funeral Home.
Mr. Naramore died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001, at Campbell County Memorial Hospital of natural causes.
He was born Nov. 27, 1920, in Neosho, Mo., to William W. and Lena Mabel (Allison) Naramore.
He grew up on a farm in Goodman, Mo., and attended rural schools. He attended high school at John Brown Military Academy in Long Beach, Calif., graduating in 1939. He then attended John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Ark.
Mr. Naramore enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on Oct. 3, 1942. He went through training in California and headed for the South Pacific on the USS Typhoon. He served during and after World War II at Vella La Vella in Guadalcanal, Guam and Okinawa. He was honorably discharged in Bremerton, Wash. on Dec. 21, 1945. Upon his discharge, he came to Gillette.
He married Joan Biggerstaff on June 15, 1946, in Hardin, Mont.
He began working for the Stockmens Bank in Gillette in 1945 as a teller and in 1950, he bought Stockmen's Motor Company. He left the bank in 1953 to run the car dealership.
Mr. Naramore became president of Stockmens Bank in 1965 and also ran the car dealership until 1967, when he decided to work at the bank full time. He retired from the bank in 1986.
Joan died on Oct. 24, 1974.
He married Helen Hurt on Feb. 19, 1976, in Gillette.
Mr. Naramore worked hard for the community of Gillette in many capacities. He was a longtime member of the Chamber of Commerce and served as president in 1960 and again in 1968. He was an active Rotarian serving as president in 1971. He was a member of the Lions' Club for more than 45 years, a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge, served on the Gillette City Council, Hospital Board and Airport Board. He was also a member of the Mountain Bell Board from 1976-1982, the Federal Reserve Board from 1976-1982, and Wyoming Banker's Association, serving as president in 1976. He was on the Board of Trustees of John Brown University for many years. He was also an active member of First Baptist Church, serving as moderator. He loved flying, fishing, golfing, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of Gillette; two sons, William C. Naramore of Dallas, and Dr. James J. Naramore of Gillette; a daughter, Kenna Rose of Gillette; a brother, Joe Naramore of Gillette; two sisters, Lucille Fulkerson and Cleo Haggard, both of Fullerton, Calif.; a stepson, Ron Hurt of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife and his parents.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to benefit John Brown University. Donations may be sent in care of Wilson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 734, Gillette, WY 82717.
Funeral services for Geraldine Richards, 92, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Brodus, Mont.
Burial will follow in the family lot in the Valley View Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Steveson & Sons Funeral Home in Brodus.
Mrs. Richards died Thursday, July 5, 2001, at the Powder River Manor in Brodus of natural causes.
She was born on June 15, 1909, in Kadaka, S.D., to George and Mary Malley. Her family moved to Ridge, Mont., in 1912 when she was 3 years old. She attended school in Carter and Powder River counties.
She married Clyde Richards on Oct. 29, 1926, in Belle Fourche, S.D. The couple homesteaded on East Fork near Belle Creek, Mont. they lived on several area ranches until 1955, when they moved to Biddle, Mont., and have remained in the area since.
Mrs. Richards enjoyed crocheting, embroidering and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by five sons, Bill Richards of Rapid City, S.D., Tom Richards of Niesland, S.D., Ellis Richards of Gillette, Gerald Richards of Loganville, Ga. and Vic Richards of Gillette; nine daughters, Georgia Traub of Manhattan, Mont., Rose Chaney of Biddle, Evelyn Williams of Belle Fourche, Thelma Manning of Miles City, Mont., Ella Mae Morris of Biddle, Sharon Clements of Gillette, Linda Macy of Gillette, Bev Schaffer of Otter, Mont., and Donna Mitchell of Broadus, Mont.; 47 grandchildren, 100 great-grandchildren, 41 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, four sisters, four brothers, two grandsons and one great-grandson.
Memorials may be made to Powder River Manor, Henry Malley Memorial Library or to the Powder River Nursing Scholarship Fund.