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2 I The Lovell Chronicle I July 12, 2012 BLM releases EA for BPM The Bureau of Land Management Cody Field Office has announced the availability of an environ- mental assessment that analyzes a proposed ben- tonite mining project locat- ed approximately 22 miles southeast of Lovell in Big Horn County. Bentonite Performance Minerals proposes to ex- pand its mining operations by approximately 1,110 acres on federal, patented and state land. Up to about 50 acres per year would be disturbed over the 23-year life of the mine. The EA has been pre- pared to analyze the im- pacts of the proposed proj- ect. It is available for public review and comment by visiting the BLM website at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/ info/NEPA/documents/cyfo/ bpm.html. The EA and the A-6 Plan of Operations Modification/Right-of-Way application as submitted by BPM are also available for review at the Cody Field Office, 1002 Blackburn Street, in Cody. The public comment period runs from July 2 through July 31, 2012. Comments may be emailed to cody_wymail@blm.gov; commenters are asked to include "BPM A-6 Plan/ Right-of-Way" in the sub- ject line. Comments may also be mailed to AFM Minerals and Lands, BLM- Cody Field Office, 1002 Blackburn Street, Cody, WY, 82414. "Before including your address, phone number, Ruth Wardell July ,1917- July 4, 2012 Ruth Wardell Reyn- olds died on July 4, 2012. She was born in East Mill- creek, Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 22, 1917, to George Aaron Wardell and Annie Charlotte Atkinson Wardell. She was the sec- ond of their five children. Ruth spent her life in the service of others, willing to help any and all who came into her life. An ac- tive member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, she was faith- ful to her convictions, loving and loyal to her friends and family, kind and generous, industrious, courageous, strong and loving, facing all adversity with optimis- tic faith and determina- tion. She was an incredible example to us all. She was email address or other per- an amazing, thoughtful, sonal identifying informa- wonderful woman who will tion in your comment, you be deeply missed by those should be aware that your whose lives she touched. entire comment - including Ruth had eight children your personal identifying who were the light of her information-may be made life. She outlived two hus- publicly available at any bands and three children. ime," said Sarah BeckwithHer first husband was Bryce fthe BLM. "While you can Carroll Reynolds. They had ask us in your comment to withhold your person- al identifying information from public review, we can- not guarantee that we will be able to do so." For more information on the project, contact BLM Geologist Gretchen Hurley at 307-578-5900. Charles Carlyle McHenry, 80, of Billings, died early Wednesday morning, July 4, 2012, at three . etaitdren: Richard Bryce Reynolds, George Robert "Bob" Reynolds (de- ceased), and Michael Bruce Reynolds (deceased). Her second husband was Ken- neth Tarvel Reynolds. They had five children: Ruth Carol Reynolds Aagard, Da- vid Kim Reynolds, Timo- thy Kent Reynolds, Mark Tarvel Reynolds, and Paul Royal Reynolds (deceased). She is survived by her brother Hal Wardell, her sister Annie Hanson, five children, 38 grandchildren, 110 great-grandchildren, 36 great-great- grandchildren and at least nine great- great-great-grandchildren. On July 4, 2012, she was cheerfully fixing lunch, sat down and peacefully passed from this life to the William James March 29, 1931 - July 3, 2012 William James "Bill" Sintek, 81, of Lovell died July 3, 2012, at his home. Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will occur at a later date. Bill was born March 29, 1931, in Brayton, Neb., to Loyd and Mary Sintek. He moved to Wyo- ming as a young- ster, his family following his fa- ther who worked in the construc- tion industry. After living in various places in Nebraska, Wyoming and Colorado, the family settled in Rawlins, where his father was em- ployed at the Sinclair Oil Refinery. Bill attended school in Rawlins and graduated from Rawlin High School. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1952 and after his train- ing as an aircraft mechanic, served for 18 months in Ja- pan during the Korean War. Bill married Audrey Beth Synhorst on Sept. 11, 1952, in Wichita Falls, Tex- as. They lived in Texas, Illi- nois and New Mexico while Bill was in the Air Force. his discharge, Bill re- turned to Rawlins, where he was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad as a brakeman and later as a deputy sheriff. Bill joined the Wyoming Highway Pa- trol (Badge No. 65) in 1959 and had assignments in Kemmerer, Wamsutter and Casper, and in 1970, he moved to his final assign- ment in Lovell. He retired from the Patrol in 1984. He worked several more years for the Western Sugar Fac- tory. Bill was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Wyoming Peace Officers Association. He enjoyed hunting, fish- ing, camping and travel- ling. Bill is survived by his four daughters, Debbie Romola Earl Sept. 9, 1926 - July 4, 2012 Romola Earl Wardell, 85, died on July 4, 2012, in Lovell. After many years apart, she is finally togeth- er with her sweetheart. Romola was born to Sarah Minnette McArthur and Joseph Levi Earl on Sept. 9, 1926, in Malad, Idaho. She grew up in Lovell, the oldest of five children. During her teen- age years, she worked after school and in the summers to help support her fam- ily. Music was a big part of her life and she enjoyed singing with her mother, who would often accompa- ny her on the piano. After high school graduation she attended Billings Business College until her marriage. On Dec. 21, 1944, she married her sweet- heart, Ross Dalton Wardell, Jr., of Otto. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on May 15, 1945. They had five sons and two daugh- ters. Ross's work took their family from California to Maine throughout their years together. Romola's love of music continued throughout her life. She was blessed with a very beautiful voice and her husband made sure she al- ways had a piano. She was a very giv- ing person, putting others' needs before her own. Af- ter raising her family, she loved making quilts, cro- cheting and knitting. She spent her last years mak- ing many quilts and hats for family and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints Humanitarian Center. Romola was a de- vout member of the church, having served in many po- sitions. She was preceded in death by her husband, par- ents, sisters Phyllis Earl and Genevieve Fink and her son Norman Wardell. She is survived by her sister Joyce Earl of Lovell and her brother Lowell "Sodie" Earl (Josie) of Redlands, Calif.; her children, Ross Wardell of Lovell, Marsha Peters- en (Michael) of Farming- C. Dean Yonts Jan. 11, 1951- July 6, 2012 C. Dean Yonts died peacefully on Friday, July 6, 2012, surrounded by family after an extended illness. He was 61 years old. Dean was born on Jan. 11, 1951, to Harold and Eva Yonts. They were homesteaders in the Whistle Creek area 15 miles southeast of Powell. Dean attended school in Byron and graduated in 1969. He then attended and graduated from North- west Community College in Powell in 1971. From there he went to the University of Wyoming where he ob- tained his bachelor's and master's degrees in agricul- tural engineering. On Sept. 7, 1975, Dean married Kathryn "Kathy" Ann Books in Kemmerer. They moved to Nebraska and resided in Scottsbluff. They are parents to two children, Travis and Ma- rissa. Most of Dean's career has been spent working in irrigation water manage- ment as an associate pro- fessor at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Re- search and Extension Cen- ter in Scottsbluff. Dean enjoyed his work and espe- cially liked working with producers in the Wyobraska area. Dean was also very in- volved in many youth ac- tivities. He coached soc- cer, softball and baseball, helped with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and taught Sun- day school at the First Pres- byterian Church in Scotts- bluff. Dean was preceded in death by his parents, Har- old and Eva Yonts. He is survived by his wife Kathy and daughter Marissa, both of Scottsbluff, and his son Travis of Omaha. He is also survived by his brother Rob- ert and wife Barb of Casper, brother Delmer and wife Peggy of Grant-Valkaria, Fla., brother Larry of Powell, sister Linda Pan- gburn and husband Gary of Greybull and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by all. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thurs- day, July 12, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church Dec. 10, 1930- July 2, 2012 Donnie (Don) Everett Bowers of Lovell, died on Monday, July 2, 2012, at the Billings Clinic of lym- phoma. He was 81. Don was born on Dec. 10, 1930, to Everett and Christena (Schrage) Bow- ers in Hardin, Mont. Don worked at various jobs during his many years of living in the Powell area. He particularly enjoyed selling farm machinery to local farmers, where he made many friends. Don loved hunting, fishing and spending lots of time with his family. In 2008, Don and Evelyn moved to Lovell to be closer to family. Don met the love of his life, Evelyn Korell, in Lovell in 1948. They were married on March 27, 1949. From this union, they raised six children. Don is survived by his wife of 63 years, Evelyn, of Lovell, and his children: Barbara (Bill), of Lincoln, Neb.; Bonnie (Carlos), of Salina, Utah; Sherry, of Gunnison, Utah; Randy (Cheryl), of Lovell; and Steve (Debbie), of Cody. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; brother Harvey (Sharon) of Byron, si r-in-law Alma Cardinal(Don) of Casper, WY; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his son Donnie; his parents; his father-in- law and mother-in-law, Pete and Katie Korell; and sons-in-law, Jack Malcom and Norm Netherton. Memorial services were held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 6, 2012, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Lovell. Burial of ashes was at the Crown Hill Cemetery, Powell. Please submit obituaries to us via emaih Icnews@tctwest.net; fax:307-548-2218; or bring to our office at 234 E. Main St., Lovell, Wyoming his home following a brief next. (Todd) Wilder of Byron, ton, Utah, Alan Wardell in Scottsbluff, Neb., with illness. There was a viewing Sandy (David) Mikeworth (Susan) of Layton, Utah, Pastor Ted Thode officiat- [ Faith Southern Baptist I Funeral services were at Haskell Funeral Home of Powell, Susan (Wayne) Jo Ann Walker (Ronald) of ing. A memorial fund has Church held Tuesday, July 10, at in Lovell on July 7, 2012.McArthur of Bakersfield, Lovell, David Wardell (Cin- been established to Brent's ~340 E 3rd St kovell ~-- I the Church of Jesus Christ Her funeral was held at the Calif., and Billie Jean dy) of Tallahassee, Fla., Place, an organization that / Pastor MichaelMoKnight I / e-6561 I of Latter-day Saints. Stake LDS. Chapel in Sterling, (Ross) VV'ortham of River- and Mark Wardell of Kem- provides patient assistance / Se~ices: Sunday School 9:45 am I Center, 1640 Broadmoor Utah, on Tuesday, July 10.ton; eight grandchildren merer; 23 grandchildren in Denver, in care of the/Mrn.wrshipllam'Eve.wrshipspm I Drive, in Billings, with in- Burial was in the Sterlingand seven great-grandchil-and 38 great-grandchil- family or to a charity of your udy 7 I terment to follow on Fri- Cemetery. Haskell Funeral dren. dren. She will be greatly choice. Tributes of sympa- day, July 13, at 1 p.m. atHome was in charge of ar- He was preceded in missed, thy may be left at www. [ Th , ]11 the Rexburg Cemetery in rangements, death by his parents Loyd Funeral services weredugankramer.com. Dugan- eBible Churc Rexburg, Idaho. Condolences may be and Mary Sintek, wife Au- held on Monday, July 9, at Kramer Funeral Chapel |Worship Service Prayer 7 pm/ Smith Downtown Cha- sent to the family online at drey, brother Robert (Bob)the Haskell Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Ku McN bb| pel of Billings is assisting www.haskellfuneralhome. Sintek and grandson Philip Lovell. Interment was at Scottsbluff is in charge of it0:30am 56 E. Main I with arrangements, com. McArthur. the Otto Cemetery. the arrangements. /Bibio .... Logan/ t6pro J 548"7021www.hyarttheater.c0m I+I S,0wWH,, ,t~: THE H~TS~ Rated PG-13 127 minutes Friday, July 13 7 &"'9.30 pm Saturday, July 14 3&7pm + Coming soon: Madagascar 3