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2 I The Lovell Chronicle I October 14, 2010 www. LovellChronicle.com Thomas Z Averett June 10, 1934- Oct. 10, 2010 Surrounded by loving family, Thomas Z Averett died Oct. 10, 2010, at the North Big Horn Hospital in Lovell. Tom was born June 10, 1934, in Lovell to Myrl and Georgenia Smith Averett. He was the third boy after Golden and Robert, with sister Genera coming after. After many youthful activities that he shouldn't have survived, he met and married Mona Lee Bassett. Their eternal family began with their marriage in the Idaho Falls Temple on July 1, 1953. Tom served his church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, faith- fully. He held many call- ings, including Boy Scout master, home teacher and, most recently, as a high priest group teacher for the Lovell 4 th Ward. He loved the Lord and had a strong testimony of Him. With three children in tow, he graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1963 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, specializing in science. After teaching one year in Upton, Wyo., he took a teaching job in Lovell. He taught seventh- and eighth-grade science for 31 years. He developed many lifelong friendships with fellow teachers and staff. Summers were spent farming and working for the Forest Service. He also enjoyed being up in the mountains fishing with his family and friends. He was an aficionado of all team sports. After retirement, he ran Tom's Fireworks for many years. Being a part of the community was a priority for him. More friendships were made each season and he loved seeing everyone. Tom had a big heart - of- ten offering discounts that barely covered the cost of his product. Tom is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mona Lee, and their six chil- dren: Mark (Julie), Ran- del (Vicki), Michelle (Rick)' Whipple, Wade (Terri), Kent and Justin (Colleen); 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; sis- ter Genera Robinson and brother Robert. He was preceded in death by his parents, old- er brother Golden and one great-grandchild. Viewing/visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 14, from 6-8 p.m. at Haskell Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, Oct. 15, at 10 a.m. at the Lovell LDS Church. Burial will be in the Lovell Cemetery. Haskell Funeral Home in Lovell is in charge of arrangements. Minnie B. Fink June 29, 1921 - Oct. 9, 2010 Minnie Bush Fink, 89, of Lovell died Satur- day, Oct. 9, 2010, at the North Big Horn Hospital in Lovell. Minnie was born June 29, 1921, in Lovell to Eva and Fred Bush. During her life she worked at several local businesses and even- tually retired from First National Bank. Minnie was a member'he Lovell United M;thodist Church. Minnie was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Eva Bush; brothers Harvey, Manuel and Fred; and sisters Natalia Curtis and Kaytie Hansen. Survivors include her husband, William F. "Bill" Fink; daughter Harriet Kay Dietz; son-in-law Charles R. "Dick" Dietz; grandchil- dren Robert Dietz, Cynthia Badowski and Elizabeth Byron; great-grandchildren Sarah Dietz, Allison Byron and Amelia Byron; brother Victor Bush; sister Roween Holmes and many nephews and nieces. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held on Friday, Oct. 15, at 1 p.m. at the Lovell United Methodist Church. Burial of cremains will be in the Lovell Cemetery. Haskell Funeral Home in Lovell is in charge of ar- rangements. Faith Southern Baptist Church ......... i,, .... 340 E. 3rd St., Lovell Pastor Michael McKnight i 548-6561 $ervloes: Sunday Sohool 9:46 am Mom. Worship tl am • Eve. Worship 6 pm Wed. Bible Study 7 pm 5th & Montana, 548-7127 .... Rev. Christopher Brandt ", 9:15 am Bible Study 10:30 am Worship Service Wednesday Service 7:30 pm q/ao, ˘W,[,,= ! "l?le Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod [ Low,ll Bible Church 10:30 am  548-7390 Bible Lesson r 8th & Jersey 6 pm LOII ,r Serving Northern  I .'7 Big Horn County II Y.ted II ?flethod.t  I'% uo '0011 Pastor Paula Morse Church: 548-7478 8:30 Deaver Worship 10:30 Lovell Worship i ii ¸¸¸¸iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii:ii Daniel "Dan" Ray Bowles September 16, 1960 - October 9, 2010 LOVELL, WY ... Daniel Ray Bowles, age 50 of Lovell, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2010, at the Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital in Thermopolis, Wyo- ming. On September 16, 1960, Dan was born in Livingston, Montana, to Ronald Wayne and Doris Arlene (Merritt) Bowles. Dan was raised on the family ranch. When he was a young teenager, Dan and his family moved to Co- lumbus, Montana. Dan graduated from Columbus High School. Being a man of many talents, he held various posi- tions until he gained employment with Wyo-Ben, starting by throwing bags in 1985. He worked his way up to plant manager of the Sage Creek Division in Lovell, Wyoming, and held this position up until the time of his death. On March 30, 1992, in Deadwood, South Dakota, Dan married the love of his life, Wendi Hoflund. They made their home in Lovell. Dan always said that Wendi was "his rock." Dan was very active with North Big Horn Hospital in Lovell as an EMT while working full time at Wyo-Ben. He had been a member of both North and South Big Horn County Search and Rescue. Dan never met a stranger, lived his life to the full- est and lived it the way he wanted. He enjoyed going cav- ing, rock climbing, ice climbing and mountain biking. He loved fly fishing and just spending time with nature, sit- ting around the campfire :in his and Wendi's back yard. Most importantly, Dan loved spending time with Wendi and his granddaughter, Hannah "Bean." Dan is preceded in death by his sister, Judy Ann, and his paternal and maternal grandparents. Dan is survived by his wife, Wendi, of Lovell, Wyo- ming; his daughter, Jessica Bowles Norris, and his grand- daughter, Hannah "Bean" Norris, of Greybull, Wyoming; his parents, Ronald and Arlene Bowles of Fishtail, Mon- tana; his sister-in-law, Lori (Rod) Collingwood of Greybull, Wyoming; his sister-in-law, Samantha (Jason) Cook and nephews Cannon and Keeton and soon-to-be-born Carsten Cook, all of Greybull, Wyoming; his uncles, Jerry (Jane) Bowles of Glendive, Montana and Jim (Julie) Bowles of Chinook, Montana; and numerous cousins. "We are going to miss you, Dan. There will be a hole in our hearts for a long time." - From your family, friends, Ghengis, and Miss Rose. A "celebration of Dan's life" will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday morning, October 16, 2010, at the First Presby- terian Church, 433 1 st Avenue South, Greybull, Wyoming. A reception for family and friends will immediately follow at the Elks BPOE Lodge, #1431, 622 Greybull, Avenue, Greybull, Wyoming. A memorial fund in Dan's name has been established at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank, 8 East Main, Lovell, WY 82431. Proceeds will go to the Lovell Emergency Am- bulance Service. Atwood Family Funeral Directors, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. (Paid obituary) St. Joseph's ,!i/ Catholic Church • 1141 ShoshoneAve,. Lovell, WY .......... Sscdflce of the Mass ' Sunday at 11:30 am Reverend Glen Szczechowski Louell flssemblg ) of God Church 310 Idaho flue., toe[I Services Sunday School - 9:45 am Morning Worship - 10:50 am Sunday Night -- 6:30 pm Wed, B|ble Study -- 7 pm Rev. Dan Jarvis 548-7105 Please recycle this newspaper. Recycling bins are located in the Red Apple Supermarket parking lot in Lovell. WY )liege 3.11) $4 mn $4 theater hours. Easy A Stang Fd:, Ot, q5 PG-3 7:15 every night 2 shows Fd, & Sat, 7:15 & 9:30 pm Matinee Sat, & Sun, 3:15 pm The American Starting Fri., Oct. 15, R 7:00 every night ;:2 ;Shows F;ri,;& Sati T& 9:15pm Sni3:00 prn Alice Katherine Bird April 10, 1950- Oct. 4, 2010 Alice Katherine Heath Bird was born April 10, 1950, in Lovell. She died af- ter a valiant fight with can- cer on Oct. 4, 2010, at the West Park Long Term Care Center in Cody. Katherine is survived by daughter Christy and grandchildren Toni and An- thony of Billings; parents Ralph Lever and Lora May Heath of Burlington; broth- ers Clyde (Kay) of Murray, Utah, Nolan (Cori) of Eagle River, Alaska, and Andrew (Victoria) of Provo, Utah; sisters Roberta Bushman of Rainier. Wash., Sarah (Dick) Parer of Sulphur, La., and Nancy (Scott) Ben- nett of Bozeman; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Katherine was preced- ed in death by one sister, Naomi, who passed away at 16 months of age from pneumonia. Katherine will be missed as everyone she knew called her a friend. Her biggest love in life was her grandchildren followed by her love of arts and crafts and her joy of help- ing people. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Burlington LDS Church. Burial was in the Otto Cemetery. Haskell Fu- neral Home in Lovell was in charge of arrangements. Eleanor Lorraine Plant Aug. 18, 1927- Oct. 10, 2010 Eleanor Lorraine (Bow- man) Plant died in the New Horizons Care Center Sun- day, Oct. 10, 2010, from multiple health problems. She put up a good fight and bounced back many times. She endured well right to the end. She was born Aug. 18, 1927, to Andrew and Frie- da (Petersson) Bowman in Long Branch, N.J. She loved New Jersey but want- ed to be closer to her daugh- ters and moved to Lovell in the summer of 2001. She married Robert Plant on February 1, 1948, and from that union she had four children. Bob was in the military so she was able to travel to many dif- ferent places. She talked many times of her time in France and the U.S. from one coast to the other. She became a single morn in 1964 after 17 years of marriage and returned home to New Jersey. She went back to school to sup- port her children and re- tired from the nursing staff at Monmouth Medical Cen- ter in Long Branch, N.J., in 1985. She took great plea- sure in her children and grandchildren's accom- plishments. She was a good friend with a kind heart and would help out anyone in need. She will be missed greatly by her family and friends. She is survived by her sister Marion (Hobert) Gaine/: Qfblford, N.J.; her daughter'S Jill (John) as- sett of ,oell and ynn (Rocky) Marascio of Cali- fornia; sons Mark Plant of Jackson, N.J. and Eric (Cathy) Plant of Chin- coteague, Va.; nine grand- children; six great-grand- children and two nieces. Her parents and a granddaughter preceded her in death. A memorial service will be held in Holmdel, N.J., at a later date. 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