Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members.

Mary Jane Johnson was born in October 1938 in Independence, Kansas, to Jack and Myrtle Patton. She moved to Laramie in 1949, where Jack took a job in the lumber business and became a homebuilder. Mary Jane grew up riding horses around Laramie and loved helping out on a friend’s sheep ranch. …

With great sadness, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, Roy Schmett, loving husband and father of seven children, passed away at age 71.

Jimmie H. Webb, 81, of Laramie, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at Ivinson Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Betsy Ross Peters will be honored at an open house form 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at her home, 327 Corthell Road in Laramie. There will also be a brief graveside gathering at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17 at Greenhill Cemetery in Laramie.

On Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, Irvin LeRoy Esp passed away at the age of 93.

Raleigh Eugene “Gene” Lacy, 92, of Laramie, Wyoming, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 6, 2018, at his winter home in St. George, Utah. He is survived by Bertha, his loving wife of 65 years; daughter, Sandy DeCora of Laramie, Wyoming; sons: Cody (Sheryl) of Longmont, Colorado, and …

Edmund C. Appleby passed on Dec. 2, 2018. He was born and raised in Laramie, Wyoming, attended Laramie High School and the University of Wyoming. He was preceded in death by his high school sweetheart and wife of 75 years, Phyllis D. Appleby. He was the loving father to Karen (Rand) Kane, We…

Elmer William Rerucha died at his home on Nov. 28, 2018, at the age of 94 years. He was born on a farm in eastern Nebraska on Dec. 23, 1923, to Emma (Pernicek) and William A. Rerucha. He was the third of five children: Marie (James Bohaty), Rose (Emanuel Morvec), Ervin (Maybelle Deford), and…

Dr. Betsy Ross Peters, 90, died at the Hospice of Laramie House on Nov. 21, 2018, just 20 days after the death of her husband Dr. Oliver Leon Peters. They were married for 68 years. Betsy was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in January of 1928. Her parents were Jimmie Sidney Nall Ross and Eric …

Donald E. Almendares, 74, of Laramie, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Hospice of Laramie. Arrangements are pending with Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home.

Richard N. Lutz, 93, of Laramie, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home.

Robert Lee “Bob” Hooker died Nov. 28, 2018, at home in Laramie. He was born May 31, 1960, at Ivinson Memorial Hospital, to Floyd L. Hooker and Coellen (née Spell) Hooker. He had one sister, Kim Barnes, two nephews, Brandon and Bryan, and numerous cousins.

Daniel D. Gates, 82, of Laramie, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at Laramie Care Center. Per Daniel’s request, there will be no services. Cremation will take place with Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home.

Robert “Bob” Hooker, died Nov. 28, 2018, at his home.

Rev. Edward John Hiller entered heaven Saturday, at Hospice House of Laramie. He was born October 10, 1924, the second of six children of William John and Ida Leoda (VonStein) Hiller of Dola, Ohio. He was baptized at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Blocktown, Ohio, and grew up on the family farm…

Keith Charles Birks, 94, of Laramie, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018 at Life Care Center of Cheyenne. He was born May 30, 1924 in Logan, Iowa to Charles C. and Delle G. (nee Allen) Birks.

Heath Benjamin “Ben” Scott was born on March 26, 1977 to George and Patti Scott. He lived in Rock River, Wyoming until he was 14 years old at which time he moved to Idaho with his mother.

Donna Kathrine Engen, 84, passed away suddenly, but peacefully, on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at her home. She was born on September 29, 1934 in Niagara, North Dakota to Kenny and Dorothy Axelvold. On June 30, 1951, Donna married the love of her life, George Engen, in Fosston, Minnesota. In…

Dorothy Lee Bird (Lau), 86, died peacefully in her sleep on November 28th, 2018 at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie, Wyoming. In her final days, she was surrounded by her loving husband, Donald, of 67 years, her two daughters, and most of her extended family that she loved so dearly.

A burial service for Louis M. Wamhoff will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 at Greenhill Cemetery. A memorial service will be in April. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice House of Laramie.

Dorothy Bird, 86, of Laramie, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at Ivinson Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home.

Elmer W. Rerucha, 94, of Laramie, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home.

Lois Marguerite Wamhoff was born April 30, 1923, in Laramie to Frank and Sybil Jensen. She passed away Nov. 26, 2018, at Hospice House of Laramie.

Virginia Lee Milam, 89, of Cheyenne passed away November 15, 2018 at Hospice of Laramie.

Donna Engen, 84, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018. Services are pending with Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home.

Keith C. Birks, 94, of Laramie, died Monday, November 26, 2018 at Life Care Center of Cheyenne. Arrangements are pending with Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home.

Ruth Wilson, 90, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 23 at the Hospice House of Laramie. She was born Dec. 1, 1927, in Brookings, South Dakota, to Harriett Frances (née Wheeler) and Weert Saathoff. They moved often as Ruth and her sister Fran grew up. Their father was part of the Civilian Conse…

Cheryl Lemons, 68, of Sparks, Nevada, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. She was born Jan. 4, 1940, in Hanna to Isaac and Margret Powell.

Elwood John “Woody” Haines died peacefully Oct. 29, 2018, in the presence of his immediate family. He was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Evanston to William and Elizabeth Haines, their youngest of three boys, and raised there.

Marland “MO” Clark, 94, passed away Nov. 20, 2018, in Cheyenne. He was born Nov. 23, 1923, to Harry and Mary Clark in Auburn, Nebraska.

Ruth Wilson, 90, of Laramie, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at Hospice of Laramie.

Betsy Peters, 90, of Laramie, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at Hospice of Laramie. Arrangements are pending with Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home.

Marland O. “MO” Clark, 94, of Cheyenne and formerly of Laramie, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

Drew Pearson Arnold, 71, passed peacefully Nov. 8, 2018, in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. He was born Sept. 16, 1947, in Chicago to George and Ellen (née Pearson) Arnold. He was named for his grandfather, the nationally syndicated newspaper and radio reporter Drew Pearson.

Marion Nadine Cotton, 84, of Laramie, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at her home.

Kelsey Wilson, 16, of Laramie died Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.

Thomas “Tom” Wright, 86, of Laramie, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Hospice of Laramie.

Frances Marie Bernard Bertagnolli was born May 29, 1943, in Carlsbad, New Mexico. She passed Nov. 14, 2018, in San Antonio after a beautiful life. She was a strong, kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was dedicated to her family and community. She loved the arts…

Heath Benjamin “Ben” Scott, 41, of New Plymouth, Idaho, and formerly of Laramie, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in New Plymouth, Idaho.

Rick Eugene Baker passed away Nov. 13 at Hospice of Laramie. Born Sept. 11, 1962, in Laramie, Rick attended schools in Lusk, Cheyenne and Laramie and graduated from LHS in 1982. Rick is survived by wife Beverly; parents, Wayne and Mary Helen Baker; and four brothers, David, Troy, Craig and M…

Marlene K. Bennion, 85, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Hospice of Laramie. A short memorial service will be from 10:15-11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Springwind. Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home is in charge of cremation.

Susan Ruth (née Anderson) McGarvin passed in peace Nov. 6, 2018, at the age of 84. She will be dearly missed by husband Larry McGarvin, cherished by five children, Jeff (Kathy Tottis), Lisa (Danny Hoekstra), Lucinda, Melissa (Bill O’Melia) and Jillian (John Balow) and loved forever by her gr…

Delores Marlyn Crout, 90, of Laramie, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at the Medical Center of the Rockies. She was born June 24, 1928, in West Laramie to Roy and Letha (née Clow) Bird.

Mary E. Harris, of Citrus Heights, California, died Oct. 25, 2018, at home. She lived in Laramie from 1969-2004. She was born July 1, 1933, in Yuba City, California, a daughter of Emery and Dorothy (née Haffner) Todd. She grew up in Yuba City, Oakland, and Sacramento, California. She graduat…

Delores M. Crout, 90, of Laramie, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado.

Williamina “Ina” Johnson, 80 years old of Antioch, Illinois, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. She was born June 23, 1938, in Rothesay, Scotland. On Oct. 18, 1961, Ina immigrated to New York City, becoming a naturalized citizen June 5, 1968. Ina had lived in Saratoga, New York, Ch…

Dr. Oliver Leon Peters, 91, died at his home in Laramie on Nov. 1, 2018. Oliver was born October 21, 1927 in Osceola, Texas on his grandmother’s farm to parents Ermine and Robert Mitchell Peters.

Agnes Cecilia H. Cartwright, 92, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Per her request there will be no services.