John Richard Michelena

OBIT Richard MichelenaApril 5, 1944 – Oct. 11, 2014

A celebration of the life of John Richard Michelena will be held at the Shell Community Hall on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. Richard, 70, died at South Big Horn Hospital of cancer on Oct. 11.

Richard was born in Buffalo on April 5, 1944, the fifth child of Martin and Margaret Connally Michelena. He did many things in his life, from herding sheep to helping with the Shell Store, but his greatest love was unearthing bones of dinosaurs.

Richard leaves behind many friends and loved ones. His unsurpassed kindness and generosity will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hands Across the Saddle, Box 129, Greybull, WY 82426, or to the charity of your choice in memory of Richard.

A potluck dinner at the Shell Community Hall will follow the celebration.