(Gillette, Wyo.) To honor the memories of our loved ones who have passed on, County 17 offers free obituary services to the community. Recent passings include:
- February 5, 2020 Leola Rebecca (Kottraba) Thar went to be with the Lord, and those who have gone before her, on February 2, 2020. She died peacefully in the presence of family and the loving staff at The Legacy Living & Rehabilitation Center in Gillette, Wyoming. Leola’s story began 96 years ago on her family’s homestead south of Rozet, ... Continue reading
- February 4, 2020 Lisa Ruth McGarvin was born on January 30, 1959, in Worland, Wyoming and died on January 31, 2020, with loved ones by her side after a short illness. Lisa’s love for her family, friends, and animals touched many during her 61 years. Lisa worked as a paralegal at Daly & Sorenson at the time of her ... Continue reading
- February 4, 2020 Maria “Mary” Ninfa Borrego, 93, died on Sunday February 2,2020 in the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center in Gillette, WY surrounded by her loving children. She was born in San Rafael del El Guique, NM to Jose Nemesio Martinez and Maria Ezequiel Roybal on January 31, 1927. She was the oldest of three children. Mary met Ruben ... Continue reading
- February 4, 2020 DuWayne Joseph “Wack” Neether, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at Close to Home Hospice in Gillette, WY. DuWayne was born on January 1, 1935 to Dave and Mabel Neether in Donnybrook, ND. After growing up in North Dakota, he joined the Army and proudly served most of his time in England operating heavy ... Continue reading
We know that it is difficult to sum the life of a loved one into a few short paragraphs and, in consideration of this difficulty and the desire to pay tribute to those who pass, it is our pleasure to accept submissions of any reasonable length. Obituaries on County 17 can also include up to five (5) high-resolution photos (which should be submitted along with the obituary). Submissions can be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org.