Esther R. Kawulok
Esther Rose Kawulok, 84, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at her residence.Esther was born October 1, 1931, in Mosby, MT to Easton and Mary (Pribble) Rowton. She grew up on a farm and attended grades one through six at a country school. She attended Junior and Senior High School in Jordan, MT.Following graduation, she went to Carroll College in Helena, MT for one year and finished her nursing schooling at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, MT. Upon getting her nursing degree, she moved to Sheridan, WY and worked for 42 years at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.Esther\'s family and nursing career were very important in her life. She loved caring for her grandchildren, especially time she spent caring for Sara.Esther is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Leta; brother, Everett; son, Daniel; and granddaughter, Sara.Survivors include her husband, John; sister, Leone Lufborough; children, Bob Kawulok (Debbie), Cathy Bealer (Greg), Jim Kawulok (Jill), Dave Kawulok (Melanie), Lori Ostendorf (Darrell), Steven Kawulok (Ann), and Stacy Kawulok. Grandchildren include Eric (Jessica), Rachel (Kenny), Dan (Paige), Brittany (Levi), Faith, Kaitlin, Zach, Jon, Tim, Ashley, Nick, Brandon, Michael, and Danielle; and great-granddaughter Aria and great-grandsons Noah, Ezra, and Carter. Special family friends include Tim Demchok (Donna Jo) and Betty Marosok.A Visitation will be held at 6:00 followed by the Rosary at 7:00 on Sunday, May 8, 2016, at Kane Funeral Home. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 on Monday, May 9, 2016, at Holy Name Church with Father Jim Heiser officiating with a reception to follow in the parish hall. Interment will be held in the Sheridan Elks Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Holy Name School, 9 S. Connor, Sheridan, WY 82801 or to the Senior Center Day Break, 211 Smith Street, Sheridan, WY 82801.Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.