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Thomas N. Bennion

(Sept. 12, 1930 - June 25, 2016)

Thomas N. Bennion of Billings died Saturday, June 25, 2016, in the peace and quiet of his own home.

(Oct. 14, 1928 - June 26, 2016)

Lora “Jeanette” (Lutz) Ryles, 87, of Livingston, Montana, passed away Sunday, June 26th, 2016, at The Diamond K Lodge. A Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, June 30th, at American Lutheran Church (129 South F St, Livingston). Viewing and visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Church. A reception will follow the service at the church. Graveside committal and burial will be held at Crown Hill Cemetery in Powell, Wyoming on Friday, July, 1st at Noon.

Jay Sump

Jay Sump, a 20-year resident of Byron, died on June 22, 2016, in Billings after a short battle with cancer. He was 53.

Kelly J. Riggs

(July 10, 1967 - June 25, 2016)

Kelly J. Riggs died June 25, 2016. He was 48.

Donald Stanley (Don) Davidson

(Aug. 7, 1923 - June 23, 2016)

Funeral services for Donald Stanley (Don) Davidson, 92, who died Thursday, June 23 at West Park Hospital in Cody, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 29 at the First United Methodist Church in Powell.

Wanda Olive Riker

(Nov. 4, 1932 - June 23, 2016)

Wanda Olive Riker, 83, died on June 23, 2016, at the Powell Valley Care Center. She was born on Nov. 4, 1932, in Dallas to Alice and David McCullough. She was their only child. 

(Oct. 15, 1947 - June 22, 2016)

Onesimo “Joe” Contreraz Zarate died on June 22, 2016, in Byron surrounded by his family. He was born on Oct. 15, 1947, in La Grulla, Texas, to Heriberto Contreraz and Hortencia Zarate. He was raised by his grandmother, Catarina Zarate and Lupe and Tola Rameriz. He married the love of his life, Joyce Ann Watts in 1970.  

Robert Grater

Robert (Bob) Grater, 76, of Powell died at the Powell Valley Healthcare ER.

Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Bob’s life will be held at a later date.

Ral William Hall

(April 11, 1934 - June 24, 2016)

Ral William Hall, 82, died June 24, 2016, at Powell Valley Healthcare.

Vivian A. Mattson

(July 4, 1928 - June 16, 2016)

Vivian A. Mattson, of Sheridan, WY, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at her residence.

Charles Richard Paddock

(July 23, 1937 - Nov. 28, 2015)

Charles Richard Paddock, born July 23, 1937, returned home Nov. 28, 2015. Charles married much and had children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren often.

Perry Joe Danovsky

(Oct. 28, 1947 - June 15, 2016)

Perry Joe Danovsky, 68, of Powell died at Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody on June 15, 2016.

Richard Sanderson

(Aug. 4, 1931 - June 19, 2016)

Richard Sanderson, 82, died June 19, 2016 at his home in Powell.  He leaves behind his wife, Elise Kimble of Powell, and his ex-wife Elinor Sanderson and their son Morgan Sanderson of the Denver area.

Thelma Arlene Kost

(Jan. 13, 1932 - June 14, 2016)

Thelma Arlene Kost, 84, was born in Greybull on Jan. 13, 1932. She died on June 14, 2016. Thelma was the proud mother of Reynolds J. (R. J.) Kost (Caroline), Elizabeth A. (Beth) Hink (Thomas), Judith D. (Diane) Watkins (Paul), and Rebecca (Becky) L. Holland (Michael). She had seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 12 step-great-grandchildren.

Frances J. Cook

(Aug. 4, 1931 - June 6, 2016)

Frances J. (Peggy) Cook died at the Powell Valley Care Center on June 6, 2016. She was 84.

Wyatt Eugene Wambeke

(May 22, 2016 - June 13, 2016)

Wyatt Eugene Wambeke was born May 22, 2016, to the proud parents Kendal and Angie Wambeke.

Benny Lee Dial

Benny Lee Dial, 46, of Powell died Sunday, June 12, 2016, of a glioblastoma at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Montana.

Wyatt Eugene Wambeke

(May 22, 2016 - June 13, 2016)

Wyatt Eugene Wambeke was born May 22, 2016. He died June 13, 2016.

Shirley Joan Taylor

(April 2, 1930 - June 14, 2016)

Shirley Joan Taylor, 86, died at Powell Valley Care Center on June 14, 2016.

Glea Steedley

(July 3, 1930 - June 12, 2016)

Glea Steedley, 85, of Cody, died quietly on June 12, 2016, at Spirit Mountain Hospice House after a three-week health issue.

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