April 2 Doris May Cogdill
Breeden, 88, of Ten Sleep, in Worland
April 1 Reuben J. Sanchez, 32, of Colorado Springs, Colo., near Fort Collins, Colo., formerly of Worland
April 3 Daisy F. Brazelton, 85, of Worland
April 2 Elaine Jean Morud, 83, of Basin, in Worland
April 6 Richard L. “Rowdy” Yates, 71, of Ten Sleep, in Worland
March 24 Harold “Hal” Mileski, 86, of Cocoa Beach, Fla., formerly of Worland
April 8 Wanda Glenn Gerber, 81, of Worland
April 11 Jimmie Allen, 78, of Thermopolis
April 10 Bryant M. Jolley, 43, of Worland, in Billings, Mont.
April 8 Tommy Jack McClure, 92, of Worland, in Casper
April 7 Richard Lyman (Dick) Sanders, 83, of Basin
April 12 Roland W. Austin, 79, of Evanston
April 17 Marlene Louise Arnold, 71, of Greybull
April 13 Kenneth James John, 62, of Salt Lake City, formerly of Thermopolis
Marlene Louise Arnold, age 71, of Greybull, passed away at her
daughter’s residence in Greybull on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Marlene was born March 29, 1943 in Worland to Albert Russell and Flora Louise (Vert) Wendland. She received her schooling in Greybull and attended Greybull High School.
Marlene worked as a certified nurse’s aide at the Wyoming Retirement Center in Basin for many years. Marlene enjoyed gardening, attending Bible study groups with friends, baking and camping.
Marlene was a deacon at the First Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Flora Wendland; and an infant daughter, Debbie.
Marlene is survived by her son, James L. (Christa) Arnold, Jr. of Cheyenne; three daughters, Tammy M. (Robert) Yager of Greybull, Lea A. Cable of Thermopolis and Branda J. (David) Steege of Burns; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Per Marlene’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be planned at a later date.
Memorials in Marlene’s name will be received at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank, P.O. Box 471, Greybull, Wyo. 82426. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.
Atwood Family Funeral Directors, Inc. assisted the family with arrangements.
Kenneth James John, 62, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at St. Mark’s
Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah following a period of declining
Born May 20, 1951 in Kemmerer, he was one of four children of James and Margaret (Thoman) John. In 1958, the family moved to Thermopolis where Ken graduated from high school. He attended WY Tech where he studied mechanics. While in Wyoming, Ken worked in the oil fields. Upon moving in 1989 to Elko, Nevada, he was a heavy equipment operator in the gold mines until retirement.
In 1970, he married Yvonne “Vonnie” Kay LaJeunesse. To this union three children were born.
Ken enjoyed shooting, hunting, woodworking and he could fix anything. In Elko, he was an EMT for several years.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and grandparents, Ken and Kate John and Bill and Emma Thoman.
Survivors include his wife, Vonnie of Elko; brothers, Bob of Salt Lake City and Fred Sheridan; sister, Alice John of Albuquerque, N.M.; children, Vicki (Mike) Dargie, Jeremiah “J.J.”, and Melanie (Cary) King; five grandchildren; uncle and aunt, Virgil and Bernice Thoman; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 23 at 11 a.m. at Mortimore Funeral Home in Thermopolis. Malta Lodge #17 AF&AM will officiate. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery. A reception will be held at the VFW at 1 p.m.
Arrangements were made with the assistance of Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Chapel in Murray, Utah.
Online condolences may be offered at www.mortfh.com.