Obituaries: Kirchhoff, Grooms Jr., Stacy - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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Obituaries: Kirchhoff, Grooms Jr., Stacy

Charol Lynn Kirchhoff

Charol Lynn Kirchhoff, 55, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away at her home on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 surrounded by her family and loved ones.

Charol was born October 29, 1964 in Fort Collins, Colorado, a daughter of Garry R. Mathews, Sr. and the late Nancy I. (Carpenter) Bradley.

Charol loved family, cooking and game night….when the three came together, she was in heaven.  She loved everyone and was always quick to lend a hand to strangers and friends alike.  Even though she was the smallest and youngest of identical twins, she displayed great courage and strength right to the end.  She is gone for now but leaves the world a better place.

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Charol is survived by her father, Garry Mathews, Sr.; two children, Tamara (David) Kirchhoff and Michael (Karen) Kirchhoff; sisters, Carol (Stephen) Kirchhoff, Stacie (Dennis) Younce, and Ashley Mathews; brothers, Garry Mathews, James (Barb) Kinzer and Dion (Tina) Kinzer; and five grandchildren, Alexis, Alana, Reese, Tommie and Ayden.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas C. Kirchhoff; mother, Nancy I. (Carpenter) Bradley; two children, Tommie Kirchhoff and Shania Kirchhoff; and sister, Kelly Sue Mathews.

A reception for family and friends will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. at  Old Chicago, 1734 Meadowland Drive, Cheyenne.

Services are entrusted to Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.

Jesse L. Grooms, Jr.

Jesse L. Grooms, Jr., 81, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Jesse was born December 9, 1938 in Rockingham, North Carolina, a son of the late Jesse L. and Enda (Womack) Grooms, Sr.

Jesse served in the United States Air Force and worked as a military police officer at F.E. Warren Air Force Base until his retirement.  He was a lifetime meat cutter and he cut meat at numerous grocery stores in Cheyenne.  His many interests included gambling and serving as a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post #4343.  He will be remembered for his pockets full of jingling change, his love for his grandchildren, and as an inspiration to his family.

Jesse is survived by his loving wife, Terry Grooms; children, Sheila (Jeff) Young, Misti (Josh) Stewart, Cliff Dagsen, Vanessa Wilson, Scott (Yvonne) Caton and Logan W. Wilson; siblings, Shirley Grooms, Jean Grooms and Bo Grooms; 16 grandchildren, Troy, Tyrell, Shai, Mercedez, Graysen, Nikki, Yvette, Mark, Colt, Chase, Mason, Skylair, Angel, Tyson, Nate and Haley; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Sonny Grooms; and sister, Sarah Grooms.

Services will be private.  Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.

Services are entrusted to Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.

Charles S. “Steve” Stacy

Charles Steven “Steve” Stacy, 66, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away October 14, 2020 in Cheyenne.

Steve was born on July 8, 1954 in Coral Gables, Florida, a son of Charles F. Stacy and Dorothy June Stacy.

Steve grew up in Oklahoma, California and Colorado. He moved to Cheyenne in 1998 to work in the oil and gas business. He was President of Hoover & Stacy, Inc., a local energy land service company. He enjoyed skiing, windsurfing, and spending time at the beach with his family. He also enjoyed watching the Oklahoma Sooners, Denver Broncos, and the Colorado Rockies baseball team. He had strong faith in the Lutheran community.

Steve is survived by his wife, Wanda K. Stacy; son, Dante Eric Stacy; daughter, Sydney Rose Stacy; step- children, Chasity Baker and her husband, Gary, Eric Cooper and his wife, Allie, and Mallory McChone; 10 grandchildren, Skylar, Breckin, Riggin, Makaia, Jayvion, Kingston, Hunter, Abi, Eli, and Trauden; two sisters, Lissa Boonenberg and her husband, Bill, and their two daughters, Brooke Boonenberg and Mandy Hinkhouse, and a great-niece and nephew, Mandy’s two children, Rylie and Liam, and Cindy Van Lunsen and her husband, Peter, and his nephew, Cindy’s son, Ryan.

A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm at the Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home with a social gathering to follow at Little Bear Inn.

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