April 15 Bruce “Smoky” Edward Stevens, 71, of Worland
April 15 Joe Stiver, 87, of Hot Springs, S.D., formerly of Worland
April 7 Evelyn Lorene Sparks, 96, of Basin
April 16 Francis Lorain Waterworth, 84, of Greybull
April 21 Virginia Lovelace Cole Gebhart, 94, of Greybull
April 20 Charles Frances Sweeney, Sr., 86, of Greeley, Colo.
April 16 Carol LaVon Stedman, 70, of Thermopolis
April 21 Dennis Eugene Netser, 78, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, formerly of Worland
April 18 DeLoyd Quarberg, 71, of Thermopolis
April 21 Adel Marie Trujillo Mikels, 42, of Casper, formerly of Worland
April 25 Thomas “Scotty” Hinman, 73, of Basin, in Billings, Mont.
April 27 Georganne “Georgia” Homi, 68, of Thermopolis
April 26 Catherine Grant Fairfield, 87, of Thermopolis
April 26 Anita Marlene Graves, 79, of Worland
April 26 Frances Evelyn Hopkin, 84, of Otto, in Powell
May 2 Donovan C. Buckman, 27, of Worland, in Casper
May 4 Patricia Ann Graham, 74, of Thermopolis
May 7 Louetta J. Brown, 79, of Worland
May 6 Elizabeth Lucille Lipp, 82, of Greybull
May 10 Harry D. Kraft, 80, of Worland
May 9 Jack Bonham, of Worland
May 10 Mary Bohl, 94, of Cottonwood, Ariz., formerly of Worland and Manderson
May 10 Carolyn Mercer Kelsey, 69, of Loganville, Wis., formerly of Hyattville
May 15, Carl Jordan, 32, of Worland near Baggs
May 16, James Aaron Steadman, 84, of Thermopolis
Thermopolis resident, James Aaron Steadman, 84, died Thursday, May
16, 2013 at Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Care Center after a
period of declining health. He had resided at the center the past
Born May 19, 1928, in Brodus, Montana, he was the son of James and Anona (Macy) Steadman. Following school he joined the US Navy in July, 1945 serving until May, 1949. On October 7, 1950 he married Betty L. McClure in Livingston, Mont.
For most of Jim’s life he was employed as a police officer in Corvallis, Ore., then in Worland. From 1973-1979 he and Betty owned the Cactus Room in Lovell. Upon retirement, the Steadman’s moved to Joliet, Montana. They moved to Thermopolis in the early 1990’s.
Jim’s life revolved around his beautiful, caring wife, Betty. He enjoyed western movies, family, telling stories, boxing, coaching Little League, and bowling. He was a member of the VFW and Eagles.
Survivors include his children, Jay (Nan) Steadman and Jannice (Ed) Wingert, all of Thermopolis; four brothers, Loren (Katie) Steadman of Canyon Ferry, Mont, Marvin (Gini) Steadman of Shepherd, Mont, Dave Steadman of Billings, Mont. and Sam (Christi) McClure of Worland; sisters, Dora (Bill) Jones of Twin Falls, Idaho and Verna Jo (Bennett) Harris of Whidbey Island, Wasg,; 13 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty, of 59 years; son, Jim; one grandson, Aaron and one great, grandson, Carson.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 25, 2:00 PM at the Berea Baptist Church in Shepherd, Mont. A reception will follow in Billings at the Heights VFW.
Mortimore Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.mortfh.com.
Memorials may be sent to Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), 60 E.56th St., 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022 in Mr. Steadman’s name.