Powell, WY


Humidity: 96%

Wind: 11 mph

Lloyd D. Heimer

(May 4, 1917 - Aug. 2, 2013)

Lloyd D. Heimer died at Powell Valley Care Center on Aug. 2, 2013. He was 96.

Lloyd was born May 4, 1917.

Helen Keever

(Feb. 6, 1928 - Aug. 4, 2013)

Helen Keever, 85, of Cody, died on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at West Park Hospital.

She was born to Charles Kempf and Cora Mae Brunk in Arkoe, Mo.

James ‘Jim’ Ray

(April 24, 1930 - July 31, 2013)

James “Jim” Ray, 83, of Riverton, died at the Help for Health Hospice Home on Wednesday, July 31, 2013.  

Cremation has taken place, as were his wishes. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the United Presbyterian Church in Riverton, with Rev. Linda Norris officiating. A reception will follow at the Fellowship Hall.

(Sept. 9, 1927 - June 15. 2013)

Helen Vorhies died on Saturday, June 15, 2013, in San Jose, Calif., surrounded by family after a brief illness. She was 85.

Helen was born in Powell on Sept. 9, 1927, to Ferdinand and Myrtle Burgener.

Barbara Pauline Clucas

(Dec. 23, 1934 - July 27, 2013)

Longtime Greybull resident Barbara Clucas died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, July 27, 2013. She was 78.

Barbara was born Dec. 23, 1934, in Powell to Ralph and Pauline Gillett.

Grace Roberts

(April 9, 1920 - July 12, 2013)

Grace Roberts, 93, of Billings, died Friday, July 12, 2013, after suffering a stroke a few days earlier.

She was born at home on April 9, 1920, in Montrose, S.D., the daughter of Charles and Theresa Kapaun. She grew up and went to school in South Dakota with her three brothers and four sisters, even being taught for a while by her oldest sister, Eva.

Sidney Dale Shipman

(Sept. 24, 1961 - June 25, 2013)

Sidney Dale Shipman died peacefully in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 25, 2013, due to medical complications. He was 51.

Sidney was born Sept. 24, 1961, to Sidney “Gus” and Oma “Dee” Shipman in Powell.

Margaret Huggins

(Sept. 21, 1944 - July 26, 2013)

Margaret Huggins, 68, of Cody, died at Spirit Mountain Hospice House on July 26, 2013.

She is survived by her husband Harold “Huck” Huggins.

Nellemay Gillett Blevins

Family, sacrifice and patience are hallmarks of Nellemay Gillett Blevins, matriarch of the Blevins family and one of Union Presbyterian Church’s grand ladies.

Edward Francis Hooper Jr.

(Feb. 21, 1937 - July 23, 2013)

Edward Francis Hooper Jr. died July 23, 2013, at home in Powell. He was 76.

Edward was born in Chicago on Feb. 21, 1937. He was one of nine children born to Edward Francis Hooper Sr. and Elizabeth Ann Chaplinski.

Murriel Jean Paul Humphreys

(July 31, 1927 - July 22, 2013)

Murriel Jean Paul Humphreys died Monday, July 22, 2013, at Powell Valley Healthcare. She was 85.

Murriel was born July 31, 1927, to Milred Grace (Bader) and Earl Lee Paul in Mills.

Albert ‘Mark’ Farwell

(May 19, 1954 - July 16, 2013)

Albert “Mark” Farwell died on the evening of July 16, 2013, in Clark. He was 59.

Mark was born May 19, 1954, in Powell. He was the first son to Albert (“Ab”) Morse Farwell and Georgia Mae (Van Home) Farwell.

Gladys Irene Nau

(May 6, 1918 - July 19, 2013)

Gladys Irene Nau died peacefully July 19, 2013, at Powell Valley Care Center in Powell, where she had been a resident for two and one-half years. She was 95.

Mark Farwell

(May 19, 1954 - July 16, 2013)

A. Mark Farwell, 59, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Thompson Funeral Home in Powell.

Nellemay G. Blevins

(July 25, 1916 - July 18, 2013)

Nellemay G. Blevins, 96, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Powell Valley Care Center.

Dorothy Tesdell Downes

(April 18, 1924 - July 1, 2013)

Dorothy Tesdell Downes, of Cody, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, died suddenly July 1, 2013. She was 89.

Dorothy had been a resident of West Park Hospital Long Term Care in Cody since July 2011.

Frieda Hoffmann

(Sept. 10, 1921 - July 14, 2013)

Just as the sun was beginning to set on a beautiful Sunday evening, Frieda Hoffmann took her last breath here on earth to be joined with her loved ones that had gone before. She was born in Ashley, N.D., to Andrew and Katherine (Diedrich) Frey on Sept. 10, 1921, and died July 14, 2013, in Powell. She was 91.

Frieda Hoffmann

(Sept. 10, 1921 - July 14, 2013)

Frieda Hoffmann, 91, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the Powell Valley Care Center.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 22, at First Baptist Church in Powell.

(March 5, 1936 - July 15, 2013)

Alice “Dolly” Steffan Richey was born March 5, 1936, the sixth of 11 children, to Mike and Rose Steffan on the family farm in Edgar, Mont. She was so small her daddy said, “You could hold her in one hand just like a baby doll.”

Thomas M. Henderson

(Nov. 2, 1942 - July 8, 2013)

Thomas M. Henderson died Monday, July 8, 2013, at his home in Powell after a year-and-a-half courageous battle with cancer. He was 70.

Thomas was born on Nov. 2, 1942, in Fort Bragg, Calif., to Lucy Lawrence and Edmund L. Henderson.

Page 8 of 16


Get all the latest Powell news by subscribing to the Powell Tribune today!

Click here to find out more!


Our paper can be delivered right to your e-mail inbox with a subscription to the Powell Tribune!

Find out more here!

Stay Connected

Keep up with Powell news by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter.

Go to top