Aging: Larson, Gravit, Wemmer, Mons, Taylor

Verna Larson

Verna LarsonJune 6, 1935 ~ September 14, 2021 (age 86)

Verna was born on June 6, 1935, in El Nie, Nebraska, to George and Isabel Dickman. The family In 1940 he moved to Kinner, Wyoming. At the age of 12, Verna attended Morton School, and one year at Wyoming University.

Verna met Martin Larson in the Lutheran Church movement through her sister Shirley Riley. Verna and Martin were married on April 21, 1957, at the Mount Lutheran Church in Kindergarten. They bought a farm from Martin’s parents and started a family. They had six children. Four children are from Shoshonie School, and two are from Riverston School. In 1981 they sold their dairy farm and moved to Riverston. In 1998 they moved to New Mexico. Martin He died in 2005, and Verna died in 2005. She moved to Casper in 2006 and died there.

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Whenever possible, Verna enjoyed the activities of her family. Verna rejoiced with her family at the church and sang with the Meddolarks.

Verna is survived by her son, Duwen (Jane), Gale (Hope), Darlene, Connie (Dale), Miller, Jean (Heidi) and Allen (Katrina). Verna has 20 grandchildren, thirty-six great-grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Verna and all his brothers lings, Robert “Bob” Dickman, Sally Willer, Jerry “Jack” Dickman, Mike (Sorena Dickman, Shirley Dickman, Larry “Jim” (Kathy) Dickman and Gary (Ruth) Dickman. Verna’s parents, George and Isabel Dickman, and her 48-year-old husband, Martin, are preceded in death.

Instead of flowers, donations can be made to the Mount Lutheran School.

The service will be held on Saturday, October 2 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1240 South Missouri, Casper, Y, 82609. Reception and Luncheon. Cemetery Views Memorial 3,2021 at Verton Mountain View Cemetery at 3:00 p.m.


James Olin “JO” Gravit

James Olin “JO” Gravit1920 – 2021

100-year-old Casper, Wyoming James James Olin “Jo” Gravit, died Sunday, September 19, 2021. Joe was born on November 23, 1920, in Katosa, Luther and Meta Gravit. During World War II, USS Nicholas was proudly served as a machinist in the engine room.

JO was a longtime member of VFW Post # 10677 in Casper. He was a proud American and supported Hillsdale College in Michigan, among other charities such as the NRA and the Republican Party.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Gwen Gravit, at age 30. He is survived by his daughter Becky Peterson and a host of family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at the VFW Casper Mustang Post at 11:00 AM, Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Oregon Route.


William “White” WemerMay 19, 1936 ~ September 14, 2021 (age 85)

September 14, 2021. William “Harry” Wemer III entered his home and into the loving hands of God. For his family and lifelong warrior, White was 85 years old.

He was born on May 19, 1936, in Omaha, Nebraska, to William Wemer Jr. and Bernice Olga Peterson-Wemer. He grew up on a small family farm, raising asparagus, vegetables, dairy cows, and chickens. The family moved to Caspis in 1957/58 and moved to Casper, Wyoming, his hometown.

In 1959, White married Robert Jean Chester. Melody Sue, Robbie Levi and Lavina Ray had three children. They divorced in 1966. On December 24, 1970, Rose Marie Richardson married and had five children, Danny, Cindy, Belva, Jenny, and Randy Richardson. White and Rose had been together for 40+ years until her death in February 2006.

White spent most of his adult life building his career in the Charlie Basin uranium mines and the Alaska pipeline – building roads and installing pipelines. A.D. In 1982, he and Rose bought an eagle ball cafe and decided to retire until 1992, when he ran the restaurant. He also spent 3-4 years developing beef whip food and improving the famous beef sausage sausage. In the late 1990’s, he sold his business to his partner, Wenrich. After retiring, he also did some repo work and transportation for many local merchants and car dealerships.

Golf, motorcycles, fishing, and cooking were his favorite pastimes. While riding your favorite bike, catching a Glindo / Pathfinder or cooking the famous green peppers for family and friends, you may find Harry at the Paradise Valley Golf Course. He loved music and often played his electric guitar or guitar in many barbecues and attendees.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Marie Wemer, his stepdaughter, Donnie Richardson, and more recently, Randy Richardson. He is survived by his children, Melody Su Gill, Robbie Levi Wemer and Lavina Ra Altebamer; He is also survived by his three stepchildren, Cindy Hill, Belva Castle, Jean Brown and his only sister, Evelyn O’Connor, of Iceland, NE.

White Wemer was a natural force that was determined to give his family the best possible life. His friends know he is kind, generous and partying – and boy, he could be a party!

What everyone likes to say when they are a little sick –

“You’re going to die, we party!”

We are comforted by what He says… now…

“I’m dead, party!”


Timothy James MonsSeptember 20, 1964 ~ September 17, 2021 (age 56)

Timothy James Mons died suddenly at the age of 56. Tim was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Mons.

Tim’s loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother are remembered by Roxanne Mons, daughters and in-laws, Jennifer and John Dibbala and Jacqueline and Jeremy Craft, grandchildren, Emalin Dibbala and La Lani Crafts, and grandson, Kaden Craft; And his mother, Caroline Mons; And brothers, Tom (Chrissi) Mons and Todd (Judy) Mons.

Tim will be remembered forever by many uncles, aunts, cousins, cousins, nephews, and friends.

Tim was born in 1964 in Taylor, Michigan, and moved to Gayler, Michigan, with his parents and siblings as a child. Tim spent most of his adult life in Guillaume, working for many years at North Pointe Glass. In the early 2000’s, Tim moved to Kansas, where he met his wife, Roxanne, and soon thereafter moved to Wyoming.

He enjoys cooking and cooking, fishing and watching football. Tim had a hardworking, kind, loving heart. He also had an amazing sense of humor and could always laugh at the people around him. Tim has always been willing to use his life experience for the benefit of others. Clear behavior for everyone involved. Later in his adult life, Tim developed a deep relationship with God and began to study the Bible and share his faith with those around him, who he admired at the Safe Free Church in Riverston, Wyoming.

When you think of Tim, we hope you will remember the good memories you have of him. Remember that life is always weak and short and that you must live completely.

Following Tim’s wishes, there will be no service at this time. Anyone wishing to share a team memorial or send condolences to their family is encouraged to email intimsmemory21@gmail.com.


Joan TaylorJune 26, 1941 ~ September 18, 2021 (80 years)

Joan Marie Taylor, Rolling Hills 80, died on September 18, 2021, in Casper. Joan (June 26, 1941 – September 18, 2021) was born in Frankfurt and Claudia Shanch, Chicago.

When she was a teenager, her family moved to Iowa, where she met her fiancé, Richard Dick Taylor, in 1971, and they celebrated 50 years together this year. Moved to Wyoming in 1973, lived in Rock Springs and Casper before moving to Rolling Hills.

She took over ownership of Rolling Hills Services Environmental Waste Management Company. Dedicated to his family, Ronda and his son Frank have embraced more than 20 adopted children during their years of life.

Joan, an advocate for people with developmental disabilities, is fighting for better care and education in Natarana County.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Mike.

Joan is survived by her husband Richard “Dick”, daughter Ronda Taylor and son Frank Rudy. No services will be provided.

Arrangements are entrusted to Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.

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