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Matthew Douglas Amos

(June 25, 1990 - Dec. 1, 2012)

Matthew Douglas Amos died suddenly Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. He was 22.

He was born June 25, 1990 in Powell.

Mary Elizabeth Nielsen

(Nov. 29, 1917 - Nov. 25, 2012)

Mary Elizabeth Nielsen, 94, of Cody, died Nov. 25, 2012 at the Spirit Mountain Hospice House.

Margaret Louise ‘Weezie’ Brown

 (Dec. 8, 1936 - Dec. 1, 2012)

Margaret Louise “Weezie” Brown of Shell, formerly of Cody, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the New Horizons Care Center in Lovell, after suffering many years with Alzheimer’s. 

Arthur ‘Bud’ Edwin Cook

(Dec. 5, 1931 - Nov. 30, 2012)

Arthur “Bud” Edwin Cook died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. He was 80 years old.

Bud was born Dec. 5, 1931, in Yates Center, Kan., to John W. and Minnie Mae (Pyle) Cook. He attended school in Yates Center, Kan.

Paul Meredith Jacobs Jr.

(Jan. 4, 1933 - Dec.1, 2012)

Paul Meredith Jacobs Jr. died on the afternoon of Dec. 1, 2012 at Powell Valley Care Center. He was 79.

Paul was born Jan. 4, 1933 in Williamsport, Pa., to Paul Meredith Sr. and Hazel I (Towers) Jacobs.

Arthur Edwin Cook

Arthur Edwin Cook, 80, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at the Powell Valley Healthcare.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home Chapel.

Paul M. Jacobs

(Jan. 4, 1933 - Dec. 1, 2012)

Paul M. Jacobs, 79, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the Powell Valley Care Center.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. at The First Southern Baptist Church.

Elizabeth Almeida

Elizabeth Almeida died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 at the Powell Valley Care Center. She was 92.

Harvey Herman Wagner

(Aug. 4, 1928 - Nov. 28, 2012)

Harvey Herman Wagner, 84, of Powell died peacefully on Nov. 28, 2012 at New Horizons Care Center in Lovell.

Mary Nielsen

Mary Nielsen of Cody died peacefully at Spirit Mountain Hospice House on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. She was 94.

Stephen Edward Cole

(April 18, 1947 – Nov. 25, 2012)

Stephen Edward Cole was born in the “old hospital” in Powell on April 18, 1947. His mother grew up in Powell and returned there to birth her first son because there was no hospital in Riverton. Steve and his wife, Maurine Hinckley-Cole, retired to Powell in May 2012. He died of heart failure in the “new” Powell hospital on Nov. 25, 2012, with his wife and son by his side. He was 65.

Robert Calvin Croft

(June 19, 1918 - Nov. 22, 2012)

Robert Calvin Croft, 94, died Nov. 22, 2012 at the hospital in Kemmerer.

Bob was born in Powell on June 19, 1918 to William Connel Croft and Jane LaBelle Sinclair. He was the oldest of two boys. His brother Dick was born in 1923.

Shirley June (Baker) Tack

(June 6, 1919 - Nov. 24, 2012)

Shirley June (Baker) Tack died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. She was 93.

Shirley was born June 6, 1919, the daughter of Leroy and Nell Baker.

William ‘Bill’ James Hecht

(Feb. 28, 1922 - Nov. 25, 2012)

William “Bill” James Hecht died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at Powell Valley Hospital from complications following a stroke. He was 90.

William R. ‘Bill’ Lacy

(July 19, 1924 - Nov. 24, 2012)

William R. “Bill” Lacy, 88, of Cody, died on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at West Park Hospital. He was surrounded by his wife Lurlyn, son Bob, daughter-in-law Nancy, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchild and nephew.

Wilda Alice Hoefer

(Feb. 24, 1921 - Nov. 18, 2012)

Wilda Alice Hoefer died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. She was 91.

Scott Meeks Welch

(Jan. 25, 1925 - Nov. 16, 2012)

Scott Meeks Welch, of Lovell, died on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, leaving behind his beloved family, friends and community. He was 87.

Scott was born Jan. 25, 1925, in Cowley. His loving, caring parents were Charles Golden and Ora Meeks Welch. Scott married Kathleen Peterson on Sept. 4, 1945, in the Salt Lake Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Cody Neal Yates

(Feb. 3, 1988 - Nov. 18, 2012)

Cody Neal Yates, 24, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 in a car accident in Clark.

Miriam Ann Wensky

(Dec. 18, 1939 - Nov. 17, 2012)

Miriam Ann Wensky of Powell died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Evergreen Rehab in Laurel, Mont. She was 72.

Miriam was born Dec. 18, 1939 in Cheyenne to Anna Rodgers and George Estabrook. She attended school in Cheyenne. Miriam married Frank Wensky on June 22, 1956 in Cheyenne, and they lived there until moving to Powell in 1965. Miriam and Frank were married for 56 years.

Michael J. Franckowiak

(Sept. 29, 1937 -  Nov. 17, 2012)

Michael J. Franckowiak of Cody died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at home after a brave battle with cancer. He was 75.

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