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Cindy Marlene Dicks Wheelwright

Cindy Marlene Dicks Wheelwright died Saturday, July 14, 2012 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 

(Jan. 19, 1945 - July 11, 2012)

Glenn William “Bill” Nielson died peacefully at his home in Cody on July 11, 2012 after a year-long battle with cancer. He met death with dignity and faith. He was 67.

Charles George ‘Kep’ Kepler

Charles George Kepler, known by everyone as “KEP,” died the first week of July 2012. He would have been 90 on July 13, 2012. Kep died exploring, as he had done his entire life. Advanced age had kept Kep from the hikes he so enjoyed with his family, so he set out in his car to the Red Lake area near Cody. Unfortunately, the car got stuck in a gully, and he was unable to leave it. He died of natural causes.

Josephine ‘Jo’ Irene Hayner

Josephine “Jo” Irene Hayner, 71, died July 11, 2012 at the Powell Valley Care Center.

At her request, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Ruth Lee Reissig

(Nov. 6, 1923 - July 11, 2012)

Ruth Lee Reissig died on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in Billings. She was 88.

Ruth was born on Nov. 6, 1923, in Paradise, Kan., to Gus and Thelma Bronson.

(Oct. 14, 1920 - July 11, 2012)

Katherine Elizabeth Heasler Christiansen died Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the Powell Valley Care Center. She was 91.

Katherine was born Oct. 14, 1920 at the Whitlock Hospital in Powell to Margaret Louise (England) and John William Heasler.

C. Dean Yonts

(Jan. 11, 1951 - July 6, 2012)

C. Dean Yonts died peacefully at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colo., on Friday, July 6, 2012, surrounded by family after an extended illness. He was 61 years old.

Elmer Dean Jackson

(Dec. 14, 1920 - January 2012)

Military honors and a celebration of the life of Elmer Dean Jackson, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday July 21, 2012 in the Greybull Cemetery in Greybull. A reception will follow at the First Baptist Church in Basin.

Shirley Ann (Hascall) Jennings

(Sept. 4, 1935 - July 7, 2012)

Shirley Ann (Hascall) Jennings died Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Wyoming  Medical Center in Casper. She was 76.

Victoria G. Cordes

(Feb. 9, 1928 - July 2, 2012)

Victoria G. Cordes of Powell died Monday, July 2, 2012 at Powell Valley Health Care. She was 84.

Raymond Peter Krier

(Sept. 11, 1920 - July 7, 2012)

Raymond Peter Krier of Cody died Saturday, July 7, 2012, at West Park Hospital Long Term Care Center in Cody. He was age 91.

Jeanie M. Good

(Dec. 12, 1926 - July 6, 2012)

Jeanie M. Good died July 6, 2012 at Spirit Mountain Hospice in Cody. She was 85.

George D. Ward

(Feb. 28, 1925 - July 6, 2012)

George D. Ward, 87, of Cody, died peacefully at the Powell Valley Care Center on July 6, 2012.

Victoria G. Cordes

Victoria G. Cordes, 84, died Monday, July 2, 2012 at the Powell Valley Care Center.

Ethel Leah Martin Van Norman

(April 14, 1910 - July 2, 2012)

Ethel Leah Martin Van Norman died Monday, July 2, 2012 at the home of Ken And Mary Van Norman in Powell. She was 102.

Donnie ‘Don’ Everett Bowers

(Dec. 10, 1930 - July 2, 2012)

Donnie “Don” Everett Bowers of Lovell died on Monday, July 2, 2012, at the Billings Clinic of lymphoma. He was 81.

Don was born Dec. 10, 1930, to Everett and Christena (Schrage) Bowers in Hardin, Mont.

Early ‘Babs’ Harlon DeWitt

(June 9, 1930 - July 3, 2012)

Early “Babs” Harlon DeWitt, 82, of Cody, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012 in the presence of his loving family.

Babs is preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters, and his mother and father.

Charles Carlyle McHenry

Charles Carlyle McHenry of Billings died early Wednesday morning, July 4, 2012, at his home following a brief illness. He was 80.

Betty Ann Boyce

(Feb. 13, 1932 - June 24, 2012)

Betty Ann Boyce of Delta, Colo., died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at home. She was 80.

Betty was born on Feb. 13, 1932 in Byron to George Washington and Ruth (Neilson) Hecht.

Minka Dorothy Willista King

(Dec. 6, 1955 - June 24, 2012)

Minka Dorothy Willista King of Powell died Sunday, June 24, 2012 in Billings. She was 56.

Minka was born Dec. 6, 1955 in Perth Amboy City, N.J., to Katherine Louise (Lorenz) King and Robert Chester King Jr.

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