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PAGE 10 THE SUN]DANCE TIMES OCTOBER 17, 1996 Smokey Bear was on hand at the Sundance elementary school Friday u Fire Prevention Week was observed. Susan Kennedy, information "veeptionist for the Forest Service here, said fire trucks from the Forest Service and Sundance Volunteer Fire Dept. were on hand. Equipment from both trucks was shown and demonstrated to give the elementary children an ituaries Nina M. Watts Nina M. Watts, 6 I, life-long Crook County resident, died Monday. October 7, 1996 at her ranch home following a long illness. Funeral services were held on Thursday, October I0, 1996 at 2 p.m. at the Hulett High School Auditorium in Hulett, WY with El- der Roy Julius officiating. Burial followed in the Alva Cemetery at Alva, WY under the direction of the Carlsen-Jolley Funeral Home of Spearfish. A memorial has been established to the Hulett Wyoming Ambulance Fund. Nina Mae McAmis was born January 12, 1935 to William H. and Hfldur (Nelson) McAmis on the McAmis family ranch near Alva, WY. She grew up and attended the local county grade school. She at- tended high school in Spearfish, SD. On July 16, 1950 she was mar- ried to George Watts, Jr. of Hulett, WY at Belie Fourche, SD. There were six children born to them; They made their home on the Watts family ranch for the past 46 years. Family, home. yard and garden- ing were her sweetest loves. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed cooking for family get-togethers. She is surv]-X, ed by her husband, t tie was preceded in death by his parents and a sister. Servh'.es were held on Tuesday, O(:lober 8, 1996 at 10 a.m. at Ferries Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray Clark omclating. Burial was In the Quiet Rest Cemetery In Story. Memorials may benefit the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Llbrary, the Story Library, or the Johnson County Library, in care of Delphine Toner at the First Inter- state Bank of Commerce, Box 2007, Sheridan. WY. Leonard T. Graham Leonard T. Graham, Lander, WY, on older automobiles. He was a longtlme "member of the Jeffery Clty Vohmteer Flre Department. In addltlon to his former wlfe, Judy, Jeffery Clty, he Is survived by their sons, John Thomas Gra- ham. Byron and Jimmy Lee Gra- ham, Lander; his father, Greybull; three sisters: Reta Ashby, Cleve- land, "IX; Leonore Queen, Wright; and Paula Gordon, Woodland, "IX; one Brother, Robert Graham, Greybull; two aunts, and numer- ous nieces, nephews and cousins. Edith A. Damme 54, died September 17, 1996. Fu- Edith A. Damme, 7 I, of Casper, neral services were held on Sep- WY dled October I l, 1996 at her tember 20, 1996 at the Chapel of home. At her request there will be Mount Hope in the Hudson's FU- no services. Cremation has taken neral Home with the Rev. Mark place under the auspices of Me- Jervis of the First Baptist Church morial Chapel Funeral Home & officiating. Burial was at Mount Crematory. Hope Cemetery in Lander, WY. Edith was born August 6, 1925 to Memorial contributions may be Dick and Loyce (Gunnels) Renfro senttotheJeffreyCltyCommunlty at Center, TX. She was ra/sed in ~" ~=~-~ Fund, 680 Mount Hope Dr.. Lander, Center and educated there and in :0 - -~~ ~ ..... .~ Graham was killed when his William C. Brock, an officer in the ~/~.~ L'A~" pickup rolled several times on Air Force and they lived all over the ft. ~ ~ , !ili Highway 287/789 16 miles world. They retired to Casper, WY southeast of Lander. The Highway in 196 I. Her husband died in 1973. In 1976 Edith married James Patrol said he failed to negotiate a curve and struck several large rocks on the shoulder of the road before managing to steer back onto trhe highway. But his pickup skidded Damme in Buffalo, WY. After his retirement they enjoyed traveling, fishing and hunting. Edith was an active advocate of the preservation of state parks and sportsmen's rights. Survivors include her husband. James Damme; daughter, Lynn Bromley, Phoenix, AL; step- daughter, Sue Ann Neiten, Atlanta, GA; step-son, Rick Damme, Blaine, KS; a sister, Van Elliot, Richmond, VA, and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William C. Brock, her parents and a sister, Raye. At the request of Edith and her family, memorials are to go to the State of Wyoming, designated to Seminoe St. Park Improvements. Send donations to State Parks and Historic Sites, Barrett Building, Cheyenne, WY 82002, Attn: Gary Thorson. Times Classified Ads Save Time, Money, Effort idea of the differences between a forest fire and a olty ilre. In the top picture, Dan Morford of the Forest Service explains some equipment. At the bot- tom, members of the Sundance fire department were on hand to explain equipment found on their truck. Photos by Howard Allen George Watts. Jr.. Hulett. WY; three sons: Melvin Watts and his chil- dren: Nathan. Cameron and Tauna. Laramie, WY; Jim and his wife Theba and their children. James and Kale Watts. Teven Thomas. Trenon Thomas. and Toren Tho- mas. all of Albion. MT; Rene. his wife Bev and their children. Justin and Tyler Watts. Sundance. WY; three daughters: Sandra and her husband Jessie Roberts. Magazine. AK. her children. Tammy and Janlne Sams. Gillette. WY; Dee and her husband Kim and their children Christopher. Sabrina and Joshua Carroll. Lovell. WY: Mae and her husband Steve and their children. Jason. Cassle and Adam Necklason. Gillette. WY; and one great-grandson. Brandon Lee. Also surviving are four sisters: Irene Willey. Hulett, WY; Velma Conklin. Spearfish. SD; Pat Julius. Wichita. KS; and Shirley Page, Spearfish, SD; a slster-in-law Virginia McA- mls. Belle Fourche. SD; two brothers-in-law. Alvin Tatge. A]- zada. MT and Kenny Cressman. Spearfish. SD; and her father-in- law. George Watts. Sr. of Sun- dance. WY. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters: Lois Flannery. Beulah Cressman and Mavis Tatge. and one brother Kenneth McAmis. David Habeck David F, Habeck. 52. of Banner. WY. died September 30. 1996 at we've changed our name Approximately one year ago, First American Title Guaranty Agency of Crook County moved to 121 N. 4th Street, Sundance (the old Crook County Library building). Now, at this time, we would like to announce a change in our name. We will now be known as: FIRST AMERICAN TITLE COMPANY OF CROOK COUNTY However, we are still the same company whichhas served this area for almost 80 years. At this time, we would like to thank our customers for their past patronage. We would also like to welcome our old and any new customers that we could serve in furnishing Title Insurance, Abstracts, Records Searches, Loan Closings and other the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was born January 9, 1944 in Belle Fourche, SD to William and Phillis (LanningJ Habec~ He was raised in the Sundance and Hulett areas, and graduated from Sundance High School. He served in the Navy aboard the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk off the coast of Vietnam. After the service, he worked as a cook at the Plerport Inn. at Venture, CA. He attended drafting school and earned a di- ploma there. He came back to Wyoming to work on Interstate 90 as a scraper operator near Sheridan. He married Delores "Dee" "IYujlllo on November 22, 1970 in Las Ve- gas. They moved to Gillette in 1971 where he worked as a carpenter and started his own building firm. In 1980 he moved to the Story- Buffalo area and continued work- ing as a carpenter. He enjoyed fishing, the moun- tains, his motorcycle and wildlife. He is survived by his wife of Banner, a son, Steve Habeck of Banner, and a brother, Philip Ha- beck of Oshoto. services. FIRST AMERICAN TITLE COMPANY OF CROOK COUNTY Ph, 283-1844 sideways and a wheel buckled, causing the pickup to roll. Gra- ham, alone in the pickup, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected. Graham was born February 2, 1942, the son of Paul A. and Kathleen D. (Sherrard) Graham. After they were divorced, Kathleen married "Dutch" Zimmerschied, and Leonard grew up on their ranch on Cabin Creek. He attended Cabin Creek School and Hulett High School. He was married to JudyA. Cohee of Hulett on April 28, 1962. He served in the Army from 1962 to 12964. They made their home in Jeffrey City where they raised two sons, Leonard worked on ranches in the area. He enjoyed reading, hunting and fishing and working CITY COURT l Daniel Joseph Mu~ McGregor.TX. Speeding $9o.oo. Monaz M. Kapadia, OH, Speeding 67/30, Mike Johnston, allowed two dogs to run $25.00. Simple u A B C Always The Children and Grandchildren of Charles Dirks wish them a Happy 65th Anniversary Oct. 17. If you! like to send them a card, CHARLES M. 1863 Warren Peak Alva, Wyo. 82711 1 swt=~ 7:00.~0 Brad Pitt. Ja=m I 4:00-7:00.~0 Rcb~t DeNko - Ke,~n i 2 Bette 7:!5 & I).'!5 It's Dillon's at "The Christmas Store" (Durfee Building) Friday & Saturday 7:00 & 9:00 3 4 7:11; & 9:16 WIVES Sundance Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Come in and see all oer new Christmas Decorations Ph. 283-2438 Benefit Halloween D featuring Dusty Roads 8 P.M. - MIDNIGHT Friday, Oct. 25 HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST Old High School Gym, Sundance Friday, Oct. 25 6 to 6:30 P.M. * 5 Years & Under * Prizes for All * Cookies & Koolade Old High School Gym, Sundance Old High School Gym Friday, Oct. 25 6:30 to 7 P:M. * K-6th Grades * Prizes * Bring Your Carved Pumpkin in for Judging (no stencils) Sponsored By: 0o~9 Net Proceeds to Crook County ,.3