Memorials, 0419 WYBJ, Vol. 42 No. 3. 50

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Vol. 42 No. 3 Pg. 50

Wyoming Bar Journal

April, 2019


K. Flaherty


Flaharty, of Sheridan, passed away at home on February 20,

2019 surrounded by family, after a nine-month battle with

glioblastoma mulitforme. Jan said often during the almost

nine months he lived with cancer that he was grateful he was

to transition this way because it gave him time to tell his

family how much he loved and appreciated them. A private

family celebration of his life will take place at a later


Jan was

born on October 24, 1952 in Washington D.C. to Jack and Jean

(Goldberg) Flaharty. Jan graduated from Ohio State University

with a B.S. in Zoology, the University of Montana with an

M.S. in Environmental Studies, and the University of Oregon

with a Doctor of Jurisprudence.


life is captured well in the words of one of his sons,


He could play any instrument that was placed before him and

had a tremendous amount of knowledge about life in the

back-country. He was an intelligent and caring man who did

incredible things for many people. I'll miss the stories

of him taking Josh and me out in the stroller, working for

his parents at the produce shop when he was a kid, hanging

out with the Eskimos in Alaska, all the concerts, crazy

hiking/camping adventures, courtroom shenanigans, and many

more. The things Jan loved most in life were his kids and


Jan is

survived by sons Jacob Jenkins, Scotty Jenkins Flaharty, and

Josh Jenkins Flaharty; daughter Emily Flaharty Jenkins;

mother Jean Flaharty; significant other (and ex-wife)

Charlotte Jenkins; nephews Craig (Holly) Reines and David

(Michelle) Reines; grandchildren: Emilee, Elizabeth, Autumn,

and Maurisa; and brother (from another mother), Richard

Steffel. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack

Flaharty, and his sister, Lauren (Flaharty) Reines.


donations in memory of Jan may be made to help with college

expenses for Emily Flaharty Jenkins and mailed to: Champion

Funeral Home, 244 S. Brooks St., Sheridan, WY 82801, or to

the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library, Sheridan County

Hospice, or the Dog and Cat Shelter. Online condolences may

be written at


W. Holbrook


Wiley Holbrook, age 62, Yuma, AZ, died on May 3, 2018, after

a long and difficult illness. David W Holbrook departed this

life on May 3, 2018, is now at peace and continuing his

journey in the bosom of the Lord.


Wiley Holbrook was born on January...

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