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Page 16 - Thursday, March 18, 199q "WHERE TtlE KID GOT HIS NAME" I he bundance TJ Marie Clarenbach Melvin Leon Marie Clarenbach, age 83. died Shepperson February27, 1999, in Eugene, Or- egon of age-related causes. She Melvin Leon Shepperson, 78. was born March 9, 1915 in Sun- Beulah, died Tuesday, March 9, dance, Wyoming to John and Anna 1999, at Lookout Memorial Hospl- Thorn. After graduating from tlae tal in Spearfish. University of Wyoming in 1935, Mr. Shepperson was born in Up- she held her flrst teaching position tonmWyoming Feb. 25, 1921, to in the Sundance High School. She Elmer Ellsworth and Ethel May married Charles Clarenbach Sept. (Kinnamon) Shepperson. He grew 19, 1938. They moved to California up on the family ranch and at- during WWII. They owned and op- tended Upton schools. He lived in crated the View Crest Motel. Charles died in May, 1988. Marie retired from the McKlnleyville School District, where she worked as a secretary. She enjoyed travel- lng, hunting and fishing. Survivors include a sister, Isabel Maudlin of Cody, WY, a son John Clarenbach of Eugene, Oregon, a daughter Dr. Jan Blanks of Roch- ester Hills, Michigan, and four grandchildren. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Oregon for four years and worked as a logger. He was married to MaryWilmaAmesonSept. 5, 1941, in Falls City, Oregon. They returned to Wyoming in 1944 and ranched near Moorcroft, Upton, and Sun- dance. In 1957, they moved to Spearfish where he worked as a carpenter in heavy construction for 30 years and also as mainte- nance carpenter at Black Hills State University for 9 years. He has lived in Beulah since 1967 and retired in 1984. Grateful for having shared hls life / L to R: Susan Worthington, Curt Moberg. Gene Gade, David Wehrly - Chamber President, Norval Wailer. Steve Mathis - Vice President. and Ralph Goodson. Members of the Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce met Monday to discuss the establishment of an Chamber members will be talking with all local businesses for a Business Community Survey. The community self-assessment information contained in the survey will assist in understanding our strengths and look to improve the economic well-being of our county. All information will be treated as CONFIDENTIAL. Tabulation will be done by a CPA, and no information will be made tabulated all individual information will be destroyed. If however, you do not wish to provide specific data, please feel free to leave those questions blank. Likewise, If you do not provide your name or that of your business, please leave those items blank as well. If you have provided information that you confidential, please return the questlonna!re in a sealed envelope marked - CONFIDENTIAL Business Survey. include his wife Mary, a son Will- We would appreciate it if you could complete the questionnaire and return it to the individual from whom you received it by] ~ STAIITS FRIDAYI ~ lanl Shepperson, both ofBeulah, a March 26th. [ ~----~---'~l~ brother Alfred Shepperson of Up- (;llW~|l BULtOCK ton, four grandchildren, Debbie Meeti Minneapolis having tests done a ~,-,-I lil Richmond. Vanessa Graham. mOC Holds ng couple ofweeksago. STARS. Casey Shepperson, and Cody JoeJulianandRockyMouattrav- HAPPY[3 2='}~I FORCES OF ~m Shepperson, threegreat-grandchil- Sundance Area Chamber of Wayne Paananenrepresenting eledtoRozetlastThursdayevening MARCH FRIENDS. t~~ dren, and one great-great-grand- Commerce held their regular theOldWest Trailgroupinformed to the Board of Directors meeting ANNIVERSARY TO daughter. Mr. Shepperson was meeting Tuesday, March 15 at the group of its coverage and pur- for the National Turkey Federa- l] ENDS rttvRsoaY, M, rcb JSm: [] preceded in death by his parents, noon. poses. With a larger than normal turn-The Chamber, by a vote of the tlon. They discussed the banquet 7..~9..15 "Message ~ ~te',,,,an infant daughter, two sisters, out and a full agenda the council members, took a stance on City that is coming up March 20th in and two brothers, greeted Brett Penning and BruceOrdinance If. The motion indi- Gillette. Joe and Gene are busy y Funeral services were held Fri- Brown from the Hulett Chamber cated feelings of members that with calvlng. The weather has been ana ze this March 12, at the Fldler Fu-of Commerce. The Hulett guests the entire ordinance should be re- great for the folks that are calving. ~..15 ~ ~.Is mF~lll Robert neral Chapel in Spearfish. An af- discussed the ongoing planning written. Darlene and Zelma enjoyed an s~.&s,.,. ~ De Niro ~,:Is~ls ~ Billy ternoon service was held in Upton and efforts of developing a Nels Smith presented the follow~ evening at Pat Christensens in atthecommunltycenter, with Pas- county-wide economic develop-ing resolution requesting the Spearfish. The gals worked on the ~ C~]tal tor LarryWeidell of Spearfish, offl- lent study. The Hulett area has implementation of a county-wide jackets they will wear at SRD in been in the process of an eco- telephone exchange system. TheSpearfish on April 9th and 10th. ~ elating. Burial followed at Green- nomic development study and is Chamber voted to support the Everyone would like to send sym- wood Cemetery, Upton. offering to expand the plan to resolution. ~ the entire county, pattY to Mary Shepperson and family with the loss of Mel RESOLUTION Shepperson. Mel passed away last ...... I ml Whereas; Communication is essential to the maintenance of any Tuesday of a heart attack. Sundance Senior .... community, and Whereas; Communication within Crook County is Beulah Birthday Club was held I Citizens Board i made more dilllcult and expenslve by virtue of the fact that the county at the Sand Creek Trading Post neighbor agent, t ~:00 ~' '~ -~ .~. ~ Is divided into at least slx different exchanges resulting-in many, last Tuesday. Hflma Saari and perhaps a majority of, Crook County residents having to pay long Carmen Bennetwere hostesses for values your family s The Sundance Senior Citizens distance or toll charges to contact county, state, and federal govern- the Month of March. and who truly oll Board of Directors met Thursday lent offices, health care facilities, the school district central office, and Darlene Taylor, Terri Taylor and afternoon March 11, 1999 at the several private businesses served by the Sundance exchange while the son Bobble. and Zelma enjoyed a sound valuei center. It was reported that a luncheon entities and individuals within that exchange are forced to pay similar Sunday taking a drive in Spearfish life ins LJrar had been served for the family of charges to communicate with their clients, customers, patients, el- Canyon. Zelma visited with Oar- Dorothea Hindman on the day of ployees, and friends and Whereas; modern technology has eliminated the need for each town to lene on Saturday afternoon. ~Oe me: Bill and Jane Dunbar attended her funeral, be a separate exchange with a central office staffed by a human operator the Home Show held at the Donald |~ It was declded to have a breakfast and Whereas; four of the six exchanges are owned and operated by Young Center in Spearflsh on Sun- on April 3 at the center. A traveling bake sale and a stationary sale will Range Telephone or its wholly owned subsidiary, RT Communications; day afternoon. ~|| STARTS FaIOAYI~ be in progress that day so if you making consolidation of these exchanges much easier to achieve, Lee and Betty Haiar enjoyed hav- 7:oo~:ts NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Sundance Area Cham- ingKelthandCherihomeforavislt cannot come to the center some- ENDS ~rlURSDA F, .~ia~c b 18t b: 7:15 "Ortob~ SAy" ~