John A. Brayton - 12/01/03
Funeral services for John Allen Brayton, 75, the father of a Gillette man, were at 1 p.m. today at Champion Ferries Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronald Stoleis officiating.
A private family committal service will be at a later date. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.
Mr. Brayton died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at his home in Sheridan.
He was born Jan. 15, 1928, in Sheridan to Harold and Marguerite (Barker) Brayton.
In 1947 he married Marion Woods in Sheridan.
He retired as senior vice president of First National Bank in the early 1980s.
Mr. Brayton is survived by one son, Mike Brayton of Gillette; four daughters; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; one sister; and one son.
Memorials in his memory may be made to the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter, 84 E. Ridge Road, or Holy Name Catholic School, 121 S. Connor St., Sheridan, WY 82801.
Mabel N. Record - 12/02/03
Mabel N. Record, 91, of Gillette died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at Pioneer Manor in Gillette of natural causes.
Services are pending with Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home.
William E. Chace - 12/02/03
Funeral services for former Gillette resident William Elmer Chace, 70, were Nov. 25 at Kane Funeral Home in Sheridan.
Burial followed in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.
Mr. Chace died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County of natural causes.
He was born July 11, 1933, in Spokane, Wash., to Kenneth L. and Mildred (Thomas) Chace.
He was a member of the Salvation Army and spent more than 33 years as a bell ringer for Christmas drives.
Mr. Chace is survived by his mother, Mildred Fox, of Sheridan; two stepsisters, Maxine Sipe of Sheridan and Shirley Samson of Wheatland; and two aunts, Carol Irish of Gillette and Betty Dygert of Sheridan.
Memorials in his name may be made to the diabetes association or the Salvation Army.
Kenneth Anderson - 12/02/03
Graveside services for Kenneth Woodrow Anderson, 90, will be at noon Wednesday at Mount Pisgah Cemetery with Chaplain Maria Case of the Blanche Beck Memorial Chapel of Pioneer Manor officiating.
Military honors will be provided by The American Legion Post 42.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Anderson died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home of natural causes.
He was born April 16, 1913, to Elmer and Gertie (Springen) Anderson in Spirit Lake, Idaho. As a very young child, he moved with his family to a homestead near Wright. When he was 8 years old, he moved to Fullerton, Neb., where he stayed until his graduation from Fullerton High School in 1932.
After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served on the USS Saratoga for nine years. After his honorable discharge in 1945, he worked as an ironworker and built power plants near Gillette until his retirement in 1975.
He loved working on his lawn and in his garden. He enjoyed the time he spent taking care of his two aunts, Phyllis Springen and Sylvia Revland, both longtime residents of Gillette. He was a member of The American Legion Post 42 and a member of the ironworkers union.
Mr. Anderson is survived by one sister, Avis Forbes of Grand Island, Neb.; four nephews, Doug Kruse of Grand Island, Gary Kruse of Ottumwa, Iowa, Jim Forbes of Garland, Texas, and Larry Gaddis of Washington; two nieces, Sandy Hines of Lewellen, Neb., and Roxanne Hawks of Grand Island; and numerous great-nephews and great-nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Lucile Gaddis.
A memorial has been established to benefit the American Legion Post 42. Donations may be sent in care of Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home at 210 W. Fifth St., Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may be sent to the family via the Internet at www.stevensonandsons.com.
Col. Stan J. Warne - 12/03/03
Funeral services for Col. Stan J. Warne, 74, of Cheyenne, the father of a Gillette man, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the North Christian Church in Cheyenne with the Rev. Roger Aurand officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Wyoming Highway Patrol Honor Team.
Burial will follow in Beth El Cemetery.
He died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003, at United Medical Center West in Cheyenne.
He was born Feb. 8, 1929, in Hettinger, N.D., to Robert and Bertha Warne.
Col. Warne served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.
He was director of the Wyoming Highway Patrol, retiring in 1981.
Col. Warne is survived by his wife Dorothy Warne, of Cheyenne, whom he married on March 6, 1950 in California; a son, Rod Warne of Gillette; a daughter; two brothers; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother; and a sister.
Donations may be made to Hospice.
Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes in Cheyenne is in charge of arrangements.
Frances Rolie - 12/05/03
Frances Rolie, 92, a Campbell County resident, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at Campbell County Memorial Hospital of natural causes.
Services are pending with Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home.
Frank S. Imberi - 12/05/03
Funeral services for Frank S. Imberi, 87, of Parkston, S.D., the father of two Gillette residents, will be at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Parkston with the Rev. Bob Krantz officiating.
Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Parkston.
Mr. Imberi died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at Avera St. Benedict Hospital in Parkston.
He was born March 22, 1916, to Sigfred and Kathrina (Gabriel) Imberi in Edmunds County, S.D.
On Sept. 5, 1938, he married Mary Kappenman in Hillsview, S.D.
Mr. Imberi is survived by his wife of Parkston; five children, including Leo Imberi and Janice Arbach, both of Gillette; one brother; one sister; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters.
Koehn Brothers Funeral Homes in Parkston is in charge of arrangements.