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  • Laura Nell Ellis

    Apr 30, 2014

    Laura Nell Ellis, 74, of Saratoga passed away at her home on April 24, 2014 surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Laura Nell was born on Oct. 31, 1939 in Laramie, to Orval and Nellie White Wallis. She lived on various ranches in and around the Laramie area and moved to Saratoga in 1956 when her parents purchased the Campbell Ranch on Pass Creek. In 1956 she met the love of her life, Don Ellis, at a dance in Valley Station. They were married in Laramie on Nov....

  • Ginny Riddick

    Apr 30, 2014

    Ginny Riddick passed away April 24, 2014. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Ginny was born March 2, 1939 in Erie, Pa. On Jan. 20, 1965 she married Jack Riddick. A full obituary will appear in a later edition of the Saratoga Sun. Condolences can be sent to Jack at PO Box 754, Saratoga, WY 82331 or you can visit him at 1011 W. Farm St. in Saratoga....

  • John Glode

    Apr 30, 2014

    John Glode passed away April 29, 2014. A rosary is planned for Monday at 7 p.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. The funeral service is planned for Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. A complete obituary will appear in next week’s Saratoga Sun....

  • Jeff Goolsby

    Apr 30, 2014

    Jeff Goolsby passed away April 29, 2014. Services are pending. A complete obituary will appear in the Saratoga Sun at a later date....

  • Obituary: Joseph B. Stolns

    Apr 9, 2014

    Joseph B. Stolns, 72, of Saratoga died April 2, 2014 at the Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Cheyenne. He was born Oct. 8, 1941 in Superior, Colorado to Lewis and Mary Ann Stolns. He worked as a water well driller. He was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, International Order of Oddfellows, American Legion Post #54, a Past Master of Masonic Lodge #14, a charter member of the VFW in Encampment and a 53-year member of the Volunteer Fire Dept. He is survived by his sister, Dorothy Stolns of Saratoga; brothers, Lewis F. (Elizabeth Jean) Sto...

  • Obituary: Joshua Stephen Fritz

    Apr 9, 2014

    Joshua Stephen Fritz, 32, of Rawlins, passed away on April 3, 2014, due to an unforeseen tragic accident. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Jeffrey Center in Rawlins, with a luncheon to follow. Josh was born in Rawlins, Wyoming on Oct. 8, 1981 to Steve Fritz and Carla Fritz. He graduated from Rawlins High School in 2000. Josh was married to Kandis Fritz on May 29, 2004. They had been married for 9 years, however, they have been the love of each...

  • William 'Randy' Hall

    Apr 2, 2014

    William "Randy" Hall, 54, of Wright Wyoming passed away unexpectedly March 26, 2014 at Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette Wyoming. Randy was born June 1, 1959 in Des Moines, IA, youngest of three boys, to Russell Lee Hall and Helen Frances (Wilcox) Hall. As a child Randy and his family lived in Huntsville and Moberly MO before moving west to Wyoming. The family lived in Rawlins and Medicine Bow before landing in Saratoga where Randy attended Saratoga High School. Falling in love with...

  • Obituary: Judith Kay Hennek

    Mar 19, 2014

    Judith Kay Hennek, 59, of Saratoga, died Feb. 19, 2014 at the Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in Rawlins. Judi was born in Fort Collins, Colo. Oct. 23, 1954 to John Neergaard and Janet Tenner-Neergaard. She grew up in Fort Collins and graduated from Fort Collins High School. Judi is survived by her father, John Neergaard, and special friend, Lilli Ault, of Loveland, Colo.; brother John (Karen) Neergaard, Jr., of Saratoga; niece Hayley (Brian) Black, of Preston, Idaho; niece Nikki (Jeremy) Capellan, of Winnemucca, Nevada and nephew Garrett...

  • Marcella Aden Jewell

    Mar 19, 2014

    Marcella Aden Jewell, 87, of Denver, passed away on March 14, 2014. Marcella was born in Rawlins on Sept. 27, 1926, to Lloyd and Mary Aden, of Saratoga. She grew up on the family ranch outside of Saratoga, but spent much of her time with her grandmother, Anna Paulson, in Saratoga. She graduated from Saratoga High School in 1944 and continued her education at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo. In 1945, she moved to Denver where she was employed by Western Airlines at the Reservation Desk in the...

  • Obituary: Barbara Daily Hooker

    Mar 12, 2014

    Barbara Daily Hooker, 95, of Rawlins, passed away on March 2, 2014, at Deseret Health Care and Rehabilitation in Saratoga. Barbara was born in Logan, Kansas on Dec. 16, 1918, to Otto and Tessa Mae Daily, and moved to Rawlins in the early 1920's. She married Homer H. Hooker, of Bairoil, on Aug. 16, 1940, in Moose Pass, Alaska. They were married 74 years. Barbara and Homer made their home in Rawlins in 1943, when they returned home, so Homer could go to war. Barbara was a daughter, wife, mother,...

  • Obituary: Snead Davis

    Mar 5, 2014

    Snead Young Matthews Davis, 104, of Jacksonville, Florida, died February 22, 2014, in Jacksonville. She was truly an exceptional individual, who met the challenges of her life in a way that exemplified a deep respect for family and friends, the cattle industry, and the many causes to which she was dedicated. Born on September 25, 1909, in Berrien County, Georgia, Snead was the eldest of three daughters of the late Henry Spann and Sampie Snead Young. She grew up on a farm during World War I and...

  • Obituary: Curtis Schwartzkopf

    Mar 5, 2014

    Curtis Schwartzkopf, 24, of Riverton, died at his home on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. As were his wishes, no services will be held. Curtis Edward Schwartzkopf was born on July 2, 1989 in Rawlins. He was the son of Jeffrey and Karen Schwartzkopf. He lived in Saratoga until the family moved to Riverton in 1999. He attended and graduated from Riverton High School. After high school, he went to work in the oil field and worked for Key and Fluid Pro until his health no longer allowed him to do so. His...

  • Kim (Lands) Ward

    Feb 26, 2014

    Kim Ward, 62, passed away Feb. 14, 2014, of breast cancer at her home at Crooked River Ranch, Ore. Kim lived in Saratoga from 1984 to 2013. A memorial service will take place this summer. Kim was born Dec. 6, 1951 in Bend, Ore. to Cleo (Smith) and Jimmie W. Lands. Kim graduated from Redmond High School in Redmond, Ore. On Oct. 30, 1981, she married Neal Ward. Kim is survived by her husband, Neal, of Crooked River Ranch; daughters Jammie Newton, of Redmond; Carla Campbell, of Cheyenne, son Kyle, of Phoenix; mother Cleo Smith, of Boardman, Ore.;...

  • Snead Davis

    Feb 26, 2014

    The Saratoga Sun received word late Tuesday that Snead Davis, formerly of Saratoga, passed away Feb. 22. The funeral is at 7 p.m., March 3 at Oaklawn Chapel in Jacksonville, Fla....

  • Kim Ward

    Feb 19, 2014

    The Saratoga Sun received word that Kim Ward, wife of Neal Ward, formerly of Saratoga, passed away Feb. 14, 2014 in Terrebonne, Ore. A full obituary will appear in a later edition of the Saratoga Sun....

  • Allen Roy 'Al' Beck

    Feb 5, 2014

    Allen Roy "Al" Beck, 72, passed away Sunday Jan. 26, 2014 at the Rawlins Memorial Hospital from heart complications with his wife and family by his side. Al was born Oct. 25, 1941 in Blackduck Mountain to John and Grace (Elizabeth) Beck. He spent most of his childhood in Minnesota, moving from there to Utah, and Wyoming. He was married to Lois Thompson, they had one son Allen Beck Jr., born Dec. 3, 1970. After he divorced Lois, he moved to Wyoming where he met and married Geraldine...

  • Kelly Daniel O'Leary

    Feb 5, 2014

    Kelly Daniel O'Leary, age 17 of Littleton, Colo., entered into eternal life on Jan. 23, 2014, at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo. Kelly was born May 16, 1996, in Denver, Colo. to Daniel and Heidi (Smit) O'Leary. He was a Senior at Columbine High School in Littleton. He is survived by his parents Daniel and Heidi O'Leary of Littleton, a sister Hannah O'Leary of Littleton, his grandparents Maarten and Mary Jane Smit of Newbury, Vt. as well as a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and...

  • Leonard 'Big Sandy' Sander

    Feb 5, 2014

    Leonard (Big Sandy) Sander passed away January 28, 2014 in Commerce City, Colorado. He was 74 years of age at the time of his death. Leonard was born to Lester and Alice Sander on February 3, 1939 in Harbachville, east of Custer, South Dakota. He married Karen Jean Jacobson on August 14, 1960 in Custer, South Dakota. He worked as a certified welder, iron worker, bodyguard for Patsy Cline, coal miner, contracting business owner and woodworker, after serving time with the U.S. Army, where he was...

  • Obituary: Brian Aikin

    Jan 15, 2014

    Brian Aikin, 51, passed away on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at the Northern Nevada Medical Center surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born Aug. 5, 1962 to his mother Jane and his father Donald in Las Vegas, Nev. He attended Valley High School where he played soccer and was the starting place kicker for the football team during his senior year. Brian graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1985 with a degree in Accounting. He was employed at the Peppermill Hotel Casino in Reno, first as an accountant and then as an internal...

  • Obituary: George Robert Aydelott

    Jan 15, 2014

    George Robert Aydelott, 90, formerly of Rawlins, died Jan. 1, 2014, at Life Care Center of Cheyenne. He was born Aug. 18, 1923, in Duluth, Minn., to Vergal and Mayme (Clausson) Aydelott. When he was three years old, his family left Minnesota and settled in Encampment. George graduated from Encampment High School on 1942. In September of that year, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was later being detached to the Eighth Air Force Medical Corps. His service career was spent in Central America, mostly Panama, but including Guatemala and...

  • Obituary: Georgia M. Lewellen

    Jan 8, 2014

    Georgia M. Lewellen, age 92 of Encampment, died Dec.30, 2013 at Regional Hospital in Spearfish, S.D. A memorial service will be held an 11 a.m. Jan. 13, 2014 at the Encampment Presbyterian Church in Encampment. Pastor Miki Laws will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Inurnment will take place in the Rawlins City Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are with Funeral Home of Northern Hills in Belle Fourche, S.D. Georgia M. Wray was born Aug. 26, 1921 in West Plains, Mo. She was the...

  • Obituary: Cordel Hockley

    Jan 8, 2014

    Cordel Hockley passed away Jan. 2, 2014, he was 16 years old. Cord was born to Debra and Steven Hockley on Jan. 1, 1998 in Laramie, Wyo. Cord was a sophom*ore at Saratoga Middle/High School. He loved video games, Incubus, sledding in the snow, driving, and floating on the lake. He had a love of old books, John Steinbeck and Brandon Boyd were his favorite authors. Butterfingers, co*ke Zero and Kum & Go pizza were some of his favorite foods. He played the drums in the High School Jazz Band and...

  • Obituary: Jim Berger

    Jan 8, 2014

    Jim Berger, long-time Saratoga rancher, passed away at age 85 at his home in Saratoga on Jan. 5, 2014, surrounded by his family. Jim lived 72 years in Wyoming, after moving from his childhood home in New Jersey in 1941 at age 13. He attended high school in Cheyenne, finishing in three years, while working as a stable hand and wrangling horses. He attended the University of Wyoming, where he served as president of the UW Rodeo Club and helped organize the Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. He...

  • Obituary: Larry Arthur Zampedri

    Jan 8, 2014

    Larry Arthur Zampedri, loving son of Pauline Frances Grohar and Serafino Zampedri, was born on June 24, 1948 in Rock Springs, Wyo. A dedicated husband, father and friend, Larry passed away suddenly on Dec. 19, 2013. In addition to three grandchildren and one great grandson, Mr. Zampedri is survived by his loving wife, Machele, daughter Danna (Darcy) Quinton, of Rigby, Idaho and son, Larry, of Lakewood, Colo. A veteran of the United States Army and the Vietnam War, Larry relished the great outdoors of Wyoming and was an avid motorcycle rider,...

  • Ralph Ezra Isaac Platt

    Jan 1, 2014

    Encampment, Wyoming Born: Sept. 13, 1913 Died: Dec. 26, 2013 Ralph E. Platt, who celebrated his 100th birthday Sept. 13, a pioneer of the Platt Valley, passed away Dec. 26, at 8:13 p.m. at the Deseret Health Care in Saratoga surrounded by his loving family. Ralph was born on the Platt Ranch in a dirt-roofed cabin that was originally built by homesteader James King, referred to as the King Place in later years, located on Beaver Creek, Wyo., southeast of Encampment. Parents were Ralph Henry and A...

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