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Recent Deaths: Osterkorn, Welch

Recent Deaths: Osterkorn, Welch

*Osterkorn* Lynx Osterkorn, 56, of Riverton died on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Services will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Calvary Baptist Church. A pot luck will be held after the service. Read the obituary . *Welch* Lifetime Lander resident Joseph Lee Welch, 74 passed away at his home on Saturday, April 23, 2016, following a lengthy illness. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Mount Hope in Lander. Joe was born in Lander, WY June 13, 1941, to Joseph E. Welch and Edith M. (McDougall) Welch. As a young boy, Joe enjoyed staying with family out on the Sweetwater, which he considered Gods country to this day. Joe spent many years ranching on Boulder Flats, he became well known not only in Lander but all of Fremont County for delivering liquid feed and hauling fertilizer. Later in life he was known for his outgoing personality while working at the Elks Lodge. Joe knew no stranger he had the gift to gab with all, after fully retiring he enjoyed spending his time at home with his family, old friends and new friends. Joe is survived by his daughters Ardie ( Doug ) Wyant and Jodi (Ted) Rivera of Lander, 6 grandchildren Drew, Ashlyn, Aaryn, Jerime, Ryan, and Theodore. Brother Jim (Pat) Welch and family Jamie, Jessie, Stormie, Sunny and Robin. Along with numerous great nephews and nieces, and a large loving list of family and dear friends. *--Wind Dancer Funeral Home* #county10 #news #obits