Elaine Herr - 02/13/01
Funeral services for former Gillette woman Elaine Herr were Saturday in Michigan.
Mrs. Herr, of Jennison, Mich., died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001, of natural causes. She was 78.
She and her husband, Bill, owned many music stores in the Grand Rapids, Mich., area as well as Music World in Gillette.
She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill; and a great-grandson, Michael Herr.
She is survived by five children, Sandra Rizman, Raymond Herr, Bill Herr, Patrica Coyle, Shelly Wright; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; two brothers; three sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
Thaddious Brimmer - 04/18/01
Thaddious Brimmer, 77, of Devils Tower died Tuesday, April 17, 2001, at his home.
He is survived by two daughters, Lorna Wood of Devils Tower, Sandy Conroy of Lead, S.D., and three sons, Monte Brimmer of Winchester, Calif., Bruce Brimmer of Riverton and Evan Brimmer of Casper.
Fidler-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Sundance is in charge of arrangements.
Gladys Weaver - 02/14/01
Funeral services for longtime area teacher Gladys L. Weaver will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001, at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Joel Wright officiating.
Burial will follow at Mount Pisgah Cemetery.
She died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home of natural causes. She was 87.
She was born Feb. 28, 1913, at Red Cloud, Neb., to Clarence Clay and Margaret (Barrett) Weaver. She came to Campbell County with her family when she was 3 years old.
She received her education here and graduated from Campbell County High School. She later attended normal training and began a career in teaching. She taught at various schools including Deer Creek, Croton, Felix, Rozet and various Gillette schools.
She also attended classes while she was teaching and received a degree in elementary education from the University of Wyoming.
She enjoyed working in her yard and was proud of her flowers, wild yellow roses, lilacs and her buckeye tree. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by a brother, C.B. Weaver of Tujunga, Calif., and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and five sisters.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to benefit Northeast Wyoming Hospice. Donations may be sent in care of Wilson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 734, Gillette, WY 82717.
Heidi L. Annis - 04/19/01
Funeral services for Heidi Lynn Annis, 27, of Moorcroft will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Moorcroft High School Gymnasium.
Burial will follow at Moorcroft Cemetery.
She died Friday, April 13, 2001, at University of Colorado Hospital in Denver, following several months of fighting an unknown disease.
She was born Feb. 4, 1974, in Great Falls, Mont., to Donald Lee and Ella Louise (Wagner) Annis.
She moved with her family to Moorcroft when she was in the fifth grade and had lived there since. She graduated from Moorcroft High School in 1993 and attended Eastern Wyoming College off-campus, earning an associate's degree in elementary education in 1998. She worked as a substitute teacher as well as a teacher at the Moorcroft Christian School at Cornerstone Ministries.
She volunteered in community projects and institutions including girls softball, kids' crafts, community education, various childcare projects and the Moorcroft Christian School at Cornerstone Ministries.
She is survived by her parents of Moorcroft; a sister, Wendy Annis of Moorcroft, a brother, Matthew Annis of Moorcroft; a grandmother; and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.
She was preceded in death by two grandfathers, a grandmother, uncles, aunts and cousins.
A memorial in her name has been established to benefit her family and Eastern Wyoming College in outreach areas.
Donations may be sent in care of Wilson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 734, Gillette, WY 82717, or by contacting Margaret Hall or Wendy Annis, both of Moorcroft.
Margaret Kirk - 02/14/01
Funeral services for Margaret Champion Kirk, a longtime Sheridan resident and mother of a Gillette man, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church in Sheridan.
A reception will be at the church after the services. Burial will be in the Elks section of the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.
Mrs. Kirk died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at the Sheridan County Memorial Hospital of natural causes. She was 82.
She was born in Sheridan on May 4, 1918, to Sheridan pioneers, Charles and Anna Champion. She was raised in Sheridan, spending her summers at the family cabin in Story.
In 1941, she married Percy B. Kirk.
She is survived by a daughter; two sons, including Pat Kirk of Gillette; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy B. Kirk, and her brother.
Kane Funeral Home in Sheridan is in charge of arrangements.