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Community ,he 000.,..co,,mos Thursday, February 27, 2014 Obituaries I-unice Irene Fowlkes Eunice Irene "Granny" Fowlkes, 89, Sturgis, in the Army. When he was transferred to Denver, South Dakota, died on Tuesday, February 18, Colorado, she went with him and they were mar- 2014, at Rapid City Regional Hospital from cam- ried there. They moved around while Frank was plications of surgery. Funeral services were held on Monday, Febru- ary 24, 2014, at Crossroads Assembly of God in Sturgis with Pastor Gerald Meadows officiating. Burial followed at Moore Hill Cemetery in Hulett, Wyoming. Eunice was born on November 26, 1924, to in the service but they eventually settled down in Sturgis. Granny enjoyed reading, writing letters to various people and her family, traveling, reading her Bible, and spending time with her kids and grandkids. She recently wrote a letter to one of her grand- daughters that said, "Don't worry about Granny. I of God Church for many years. is survived by her children, Chuck (Ula) Fowl- kes, Sturgis, Shirley Harris, Sturgis, and Ann Molk, Billings, Montana; step-daughter, Mary; ten grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; ten step-grandsons; and sister, Inez Truman. She is preceded in death by her parents; hus- band, Frank; sons, Dennis and Dee; four brothers, and one sister. A memorial has been established to the Cross- George and Eunice (Cathey) Mowery three miles win either way. If I stay, I'm with Jesus and He is east of Hulett. She grew up and attended school in with me. If I go, I will join Him on the other side." roads Assembly of God Church. the Hulett area and achieved her GED. It was there We believe she is at home with Jesus. Condolences may be sent to the family at www. in Hulett that she met Frank Fowlkes while he was She was a member of the Crossroads Assembly kinkadefunerals.com. Dinner- 5:40-6:15, K-12 Boys- 6:30-8 p.m. Sundance United Methodlst Church JoA in I00,enyon JoAnn Kenyon, 81, passed February 23, 2014, from this life to the next. Her faith was strong and she looked forward to meeting up again with her parents, her hus- band Ran, her siblings, her friends, and Jesus. Jean JoAnn Newlin was born June 17, 1932, in Draper, South Dakota. Jo married Ran Kenyon March 4, 1950. The couple had three children, Dan (Nancy) Kenyon of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Tim (Mary) Kenyon of Madison, South Dakota, ,J2 and Ronette (Todd) Kahler of Sundance, Wyoming. They have six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Jo and Ran raised their children in Sioux Falls and were particularly proud of seeing all three complete college. Jo could best be described as "feisty" and she will be missed greatly. A graveside internment ceremony will be announced in the spring. Rare Element Resources 2209 E. Cleveland Ave., P.O. Box 40, Sundance, WY 82729 PHONE: 307-283-3500 504 Pine St., #7, P.O. Box 215, Upton, WY 82730 PHONE: 307-281-0517 For updates and current information, please go to: www.bearlodgeproject.com Donald J. Johnson Donald J. "Don" Johnson, 64, of Hulett, Wy- oming, passed away February 20, 2014. He was born September 17, 1949, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, to John and Cleo {Huffman) John- son. Just months before he was born, his dad drowned in a boating accident on Lake Mini- tare, Nebraska. While he was a toddler, Cleo moved Don and his older brother Mike back to the homestead north of Hulett. Life was difficult for the boys and they learned to work hard at an early age. Later, Cleo mar- ried Leonard Stoddard and a half-sister and half-brother joined the family. Don attended school at sev- eral country schools around the Deer Creek area through 6th grade and graduated from Hulett High School in 1967. During high school, Don played basketball, sang in the choir and was an active mem- ber of the Devils Tower FFA. While in FFA, he was named high individual in the State FFA hog judging contest. In 1969, he married his high school sweet- heart, Teresa DeLancey. Don and Terri lived in Newcastle, Wyoming, for a couple years where he worked for the Wyoming Department of Transportation. Ranch life called him back to the country and they moved to his uncle's Club. He was a volunteer fire warden for the Government Canyon Fire Zone. Don was the catch pen boss at the Hulett Rodeo for many years and he was honored to have served as the Grand Marshall for the Hulett Rodeo pa- rade this past summer. Don enjoyed ranching and was an excellent cattleman. He loved his horses and red heel- ers and was lucky enough to have several good ones of each. One of his proudest accom- plishments was harvesting a mountain lion and he enjoyed hunting and trapping with his grandkids. He was an avid team roper and enjoyed travel- ing to area jackpots where he won several belt buckles. Don is survived by his best friend and last red heeler, Okie; Terri, his wife of 45 years; his daughters, Bobbi (JR) Butler and Kathi Driskill; his three beloved grandsons, Austin, Dawson and Dalton Butler and his favorite grand- daughter Jessee Driskill, all of Hulett; his brother Mike (Sherry} Johnson of Laramie, Wyoming; his large extended family and friends and numerous nieces and neph- ews. Don was preceded in death by his parents and in-laws; his brother-in-law, Bernie DeLancey ranch on Deer Creek where they continued to and his son-in-law Matt DrLskill ..... ranch andl rse "gus cattJe. Don anc"iei  'D0 ill be remernbere[ ........ as a i:gentleman, who ranched and raised their family together for 45 years. In 1973 their first daughter, Barbara "Bob- bi" was born and in 1976 a second daughter, Kathleen, "Kathi" was born. Don was very proud of his girls and the young women they had grown into. He taught them about cattle ranching and the land and to be good horse- women. The three of them could sort a pen of cattle quite efficiently. Don felt very lucky to have such a close-knit, loving family who stood by each other through thick and thin. Don was a member and Past President of the Wyoming Young Farmers and Ranchers Asso- ciation, a charter member of the Half Fast Rop- ing Club and a member of the Hulett Roping always held the door for the ladies. He loved being outdoors irl the wide open spaces and horseback. His family meant the world to him and he dearly loved his grandkids and spend- ing time with them. Dan's quick wit and sense of humor will be remembered by his family and friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Febru- ary 25, 2014, at the Greater Hulett Commu- nity Center in Hulett. A memorial has been es- tablished in his name to the Devils Tower FFA Chapter in Hulett. Arrangements are under the care of Fidler- Roberts & Isburg Funeral Chapel of Sundance. Online condolences may be written at www. fidler-isburgfuneralchapels.com It's more than coverage. It's care. WYOMING An independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association 306 Ryan Skeet, 283-1954, Pastor Ken Ballard; until 5:15 Handicap accessible stairlift Mt. CaNary Lutheran Church 4th and Ryan, Pastor Norman Wacker, 281-2622; Sunday Woip Service- 9 a.m,, Sun- day School- 10 a.m, Church of the Good Priest; Holy.Eucharist- 1 st. 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month - 9:30 a.m.; Morning prayer- 3rd and 5th Sundays of each month - 9:30 a.m. Church of Jesus Christ Lee Street: Ing - 9 a.m., Sunday School Church 8D5Oak, Sundance, Father 1011ianMuli; Sunday Mass - 9: a.m, Confessions - Thursdays from 5:30-6:15 p.m. No Confes- sions or Friday Services until March 6. Calvary tem .240 W. Hwy. 14, Spearfish, 4ud2f'lstMer day School,O Service; 369 W. Highway 14: Stu - lO a.m., Worship - I 1 a.m. Gateway Baptist Church 6 Antelope Lane, off Frontage Road EasL John Bums, Pas- tor, Phone: 283-I 756, pastor- johnbums@grnail.com, www. gcrtewaybapfistsundance. corn; Sunday School -9:45 am., Worship - I0:45 a.rn,, Evening - 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study and prayer- 6:30 p,m. Handicap ng available with easy access. Nursery available. Oshoto Community Bible Church I mile east of Oshoto on Cab- rl CreeRd., Speaker Dave Holland, 756-2985; Sund School - 9:30 a.m., Worship Service  10:3Oa.m. 605} and 10:40 a.m.; ,J Old his Gym, Sundance: 307-281-I041 Mountain View BaptiSt: Church -  12, spearfish, www.spearfishchurc h.cotn; Adult Sunday School -9 a.m., Wip - 10:30 a.m. Wisconsin Synod 9135 34th St., Spearfish, Mark ; Sunday Morning Worship - 9 a.m., Sunday School - I0:15 a.m. Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church 3 Industrial Drive, Pine Haven, {307) 756-321L Pastor Duke Tabor; Sunday Morning Wor- ship - 10:30 a.m4 Wednesday Kinship Groups - Call for info. ( t )