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The Sundance Times Page 2 Thursday, September 24, 2015 Thank You A big thank you to the Crook County Fire Department for taking care of my fire. Your help is greatly appreci- ated. Don Kokesh Thank You We would like to thank all the sponsors and volunteers who helped make the 2nd Annual Sundance Beer Festival a great success. We surpassed our hopes by welcoming over 1,000 festi- val goers to beautiful, downtown Sundance. This annual craft beer taste-testing event continues to grow and this year featured a Beat Charles BBQ contest, a week of climbing on Devils Tower, a Sundance Trail Run, a live concert, vendors, foodies, bouncy castles and so much more. Both local and county residents and a great number of visitors experienced a fun September festival on Main Street in Sundance. The Third Annual Sundance Beer Festival is already scheduled for September 10, 2016.Thanks again to all these great sponsors and volunteers. We couldn't have done it without you! SPONSORS Longhorn Saloon & Grill Sundance Realty Sundance State Bank Black Iron Guns Sundance Hardware Croell Redi-Mix JW Service, LLC Quik Signs Turf Bar 21st Street Storage Spearfish GMC Versatile Carpets & Interiors Hartl Electric Decker's Market Sundance Chamber Farmers Cooperative Assn Klocker Trucking Bearlodge Engineering Fidler-Isburg Funeral Home & Crematory Sundance Trail Run Bearlodge Rehabilitation Sundance Times Sundance Travel Center Best Western Inn at Sundance Rodeway Inn Mtn View RV Park Western Properties Moorcroft Leader Wyoming Pioneer Wagon Wheel Investments KSKY Radio KYDT /KBFS radio XROK/ Eagle Country Bearlodge Motel 1875 Gallery Security Insurance Basin Radio Network Hughes Law Office White's Queen City Mark's Old Style Barber Shop Sundance Assisted Care VOLUNTEERS Roger and Vicki C., Howard B., Barry and Dorothy F., Ralph and Pat G., Amanda M., Greg A., Brittany L., Mark S., Dan F., Cort and Whitney C., Doug and Wendy C., Jeremy H., Mike M., Larry H., Trudi M., Alex G. and Dan B., Travis C., Welchie P., Beth S., Kathy L., Shan- non G., Sherry T., Heidi and Byron S. To anyone we may have missed we want to say "Thanks!"To those awesome folks who jumped in and helped roll up bouncy castles and round up WYDOT stuff in the pitch dark, Thank You All So Much/ Reggie and Steve ........ Alice Louise Strong Alice Louise Strong, 90, of Upton, Wyoming, died Sep- tember 16 at the Weston County Health Services Hos- pital following a short ill- ness. Funeral services were held on Monday, September 21 at the First United Method- ist Church in Upton. Pastor Sharee Johnson officiated and burial followed at Green- wood Cemetery. She was born November 9, 1924, at the home place on the Ames Divide in Crook County to William and Hazel (Huckins) Ames. Alice was the third of twelve children. She was raised and educat- ed in Crook County Country Schools through the eighth grade. Placing a high value on education, she made sure that each of her nine children graduated from Upton High School. On April 26, 1942, Alice married the love of her life, George W. Strong in Salt Lake City, Utah. George was draft- ed shortly after that shipping overseas after Thanksgiving 1943. Alice took care of their daughter and endured the stress and difficulties of war- time. Nine more children were born to George and Alice. Alice took pride in her home, raised a large garden, canned the winter's supply of vegetables, milked a cow, and raised chickens to keep the family well cared for. With her family grown, Alice volunteered by cutting rags at the Senior Center, deliv- ering senior meals until age 84, and lending a hand at the Food Bank. Alice loved reciting poems beginning at age seven and continuing until her pass- ing. The poems she often re- cited were "She's Somebody's Mother," "Christmas Pres- ent," and "Fleurette." She was survived by seven children Joyce {Sam) Hap- tonstall, Dave (Wendy), Dean (Sonia}, Kathy {Jerry) Tarter of Boise, ID, Cecil (Pau- lette), Steve, John (SuE1- len} of Upton; two daugh- ters in-law Betty (Jerry} of Upton and Carol (George) of Oshoto; and one former daughter in-law Ana Strong of Utah. Also surviving are three sisters, Jane Dowdy of Spearfish, South Dakota, Irene Buckmiller of Moor- croft, Wyoming, and Lynda Shedd of Amarillo, Texas; and one brother, Ken Ames of Spearfish. She is sur- vived by 22 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and neph- ews. Alice was proceed in death by her parents; her husband George; one daughter (Wil- me); two sons (George and Jerry); five sisters and two brothers (Betty Swaim, Mary Shepperson, Elsie Tschet- ter, Lois Fall, Ruth Reyn- olds, Bill and Don Ames); one grandchild, Roberta; and two great-grandchildren, Issac and Emmersyn. A memorial has been es- tablished to the Upton Food Bank and Upton Volunteer Fire Department. Alice led a long and loving lifel Harold Lincoln Harold Lincoln, 91, of New- castle, Wyoming died unex- pectedly while out touring areas around Sundance, Wy- oming, Monday, September 14, 2015. He was born in April of 1924 at home to Anna and Nathan Lincoln on Irish Divide about 14 miles west of Sundance. He graduated from Sundance High School. There he was involved in band, FFA, gold- en gloves boxing and worked summers for the U.S. For- est Service. Afterward he at- tended Billings Business Col- lege before being drafted into WWII, where he served iv the Navy in the Pacific Theatre on an aircraft carrier spending part of his time in New Guin- ea, the Admiralty Islands, and the Philippines. After his tour of duty, he worked again for the U. S. Forest Service, logged in the Moskee area, trained and then worked as an electri- cian. Moving to Newcastle, Wyoming, he found employ- ment with the city and met his wife, Freida at a pinochle game at a friend's house. Har- old and Freida were married in 1959 and raised five kids. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a mail carrier for many years before working at the window. In his time after retirement, he enjoyed volks- marches, driving the bus for the Weston County Senior Center, playing cribbage and geocaching. He is survived by his only remaining sibling, his sister Delores Spracklen, of Farm- ington, New Mexico; also by his wife of 56 years, Freida of Newcastle and his children, Jeff (Crystal) Lincoln of Me- ridian, Idaho, Nathan (Gloria) Lincoln of Longmont, Colo- That's you! Discover a brand new you at 65. Do more things and go more places than ever before. But don't forget your Bluei We have a Medicare Supplement plan that's right for you. Make Sure You've Got Blue 81us Shield Association An independent licensee of tile Blue CrosS and Learn more at WyomingSeniorBlue.om rado, Beth (Jim) Anderson of Kuna, Idaho, Sheila (Gary) Cole of Newcastle and Chris- topher (Melissa) Lincoln of Arvada, Colorado. He will also be missed by a number of nieces, nephews, and grand- children. Memorial Coffee is to be held in the Michael's Room at the Weston County Senior Cen- ter in Newcastle on October 8, 2015, from 5 until 8 p.m. Online condolences may be written at www.fidler-isburg- funeralchapels.com. recrow Oct. I to Oct. 31 Open to all Sundance Businesses and Organizations Decorate Downtown for Fall Season Entries due by Sept. 28 Please contact us for an entry form 468-2421 or gardensharvest@gmail.com On the web! www.sundancetimes.com