Obituaries: Nelson, Ratliff, Holsinger - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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Obituaries: Nelson, Ratliff, Holsinger

Christopher Scott Nelson

Christopher “Scott” Nelson, 42, of Cheyenne, died on October 1, 2020 in Cheyenne.

He was born on October 25, 1977 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Scott is survived by his wife, Erica Nelson, two sons, Anthony and Erik Nelson, mother and father Jeffory and Rita Nelson, sister Amanda Nelson; and numerous nephews, nieces, two grand kids and many more.

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Scott was a loving family man. He loved hunting, fishing, and being with his family. Anyone who met him knew he had a huge heart. He will be truly missed.

Services will be held Monday October 12th at 2pm, at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made out to Denver Children’s Hospital. Expressions of care can be sent to

Pearl K. Ratliff

Pearl K. Ratliff died October 5, 2020 in Cheyenne.  She was born March 8, 1922 in Breckenridge, MN to Charles Kuehn and Martha Wagner Kuehn.

Pearl grew up in ND and then migrated to El Centro, CA.  She married Lorne “Dick” Richardson in 1951 and they enjoyed 33 years together, until his passing.  Pearl retired in 1977 after a 30-year career at the Imperial Valley Press. Around 1994, she met widower John Ratliff who brought her to Wyoming.  They married in 1998.  Ten short months later he died.  In Cheyenne, Pearl became actively involved with St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church.

Pearl is survived by stepchildren, Nancy Webster of Cody, WY, Chris Ratliff of Salem, OR, Meliss Czarnecki of Murphy, NC, Ed Ratliff of Gillette, WY and Rich Ratliff of Cheyenne. Also surviving Pearl are several step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Pearl was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; stepchildren, Terri Scott and John Ratliff; siblings Henry Kuehn, Marion Abrahamson, Charles Kuehn and a young sister, June.

Cremation has taken place, and no services are planned.  Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Wood Lake, NE.

Services are under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.

Robin M. Holsinger

Robin M. Holsinger, 57, of Cheyenne passed away October 5, 2020 at Davis Hospice Center.

She was born August 5, 1963 in Cheyenne to Melvin and Leilani Holsinger.  She was a homemaker and mother.

She is survived by her significant other, Douglas Merideth; daughter, Danielle Merideth; father, Melvin Holsinger; siblings, Robert Holsinger, Glen Holsinger and Mike Cochran.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Leilani Holsinger.

A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2020 in the Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.  

Services are under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.

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