Marcella Ann Behles

Marcella “Sue” Ann Behles passed away at Sheridan Memorial Hospital on Friday, January 10, 2020.  Marcella was born April 20, 1934, in Edgeley, North Dakota to Agnes Dunn and William Conley.  Marcella was one of eight children.

Marcella met her husband John L. Behles while in High School, they were High School Sweethearts.  Marcella and John were married on June 13, 1955.  Marcella worked as a telephone operator until the birth of her first child.  After that, Marcella stayed home to devote time to her growing family.  John and Marcella moved to Sheridan, WY in 1965 and bought the Coast-to-Coast Store on Main Street.  Marcella and John moved their business to the Coffeen Street location and expanded their business to include Ben Franklin, Champion Auto, Ace Hardware and the Coast-to-Coast Appliance Store.  Marcella sold the businesses in 2005.

Marcella enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing and spending time in the Big Horn Mountains.  She loved having family BBQs and spending quality time with her loving family.  

Marcella was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John in 2003, her sister, Marge Vars and her brothers; Don, Patrick and Lenny Conley.

Marcella is survived by her two brothers: Melvin Conley, Terry, MT, Mark (Donna) Conley, Elk Grove, MN, her sister: Noreen (Beanie) Conley of Miles City, MT, her four children: John A Behles, Sheridan, WY; Barbara A. (Butch) Pierson; Sheridan, WY, Deborah L. Scott, Sugarland, TX and Patricia Dunne, Sheridan, WY,  six grandchildren: Kaylina (Dereck) Martini, Gillette, WY; Brian (Theresa) Scott, Austin, TX; Paul (Brenna) Miller, Sheridan, WY; Brittany (Rick) Hartnett, Houston, TX; Collette (Travis) Moore, Sheridan, WY; Brandon Scott, Sugarland, TX; nine great-grandchildren: Victoria Martini, Gillette; Tristan Miller, Sheridan; Alyssa Lott-Moore, Sheridan; Rylee Moore, Sheridan; Patrick Scott, Sheridan; Tanner Moore, Sheridan; Oliver Miller, Sheridan; Addison Hartnett, Houston; Ashton Hartnett, Houston.

A Visitation will be held at Champion Funeral Home on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 5:30 pm with a Rosary at 6:00 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Name Catholic Church on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 10:00 am with Father Clark Lenz officiating.  Interment will be in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, Elks Section.  A Reception will follow at the Holy Name Parish Hall.  Champion Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.  Online condolences may be written at

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