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Obituaries: Gorrell, Hall, Watson

Virginia L Gorrell

Virginia Lorraine Bach Gorrell, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend was called home into the arms of the Lord on September 8, 2021 in Cheyenne Wyoming.

She was born and began her life journey on April 4, 1938 in Wolf Point, Montana. Virginia had an immense love and belief in the Lord and was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church. She was raised on her family farm where she learned and later perfected her skills of cooking, sewing, crocheting, gardening, and landscaping. Virginia also was very talented in making ceramics, playing various instruments as well as singing, especially holidays when family would gather to sing with her while she displayed her musical talent. She enjoyed taking many pictures to compose scrapbooks of family memories as well as documenting family history so her loved ones could know and remember each other. Her quick wit will be fondly remembered as she never missed an opportunity to lovingly participate in sarcastic humor. Virginia had an unconditional love for her family. Her physical presence in our lives will be greatly missed but her love and memories will forever remain in our hearts.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin Morris Bach and Doris Mardrid Bach, Edward Joseph Bach and Marjorie Fern Bach; her son, Wayne Ray Gorrell; and husband, James Garnet Gorrell. She is survived by her children, Alan (Jonell) Gorrell, Becky (Ken) DeVos, Robert (Beth) Gorrell and Connie Edmonds; grandchildren, Talla Archuleta, Pamela McCarthy, Cassy Lambeth and David Gorrell; great grandchildren, Joseph Archuleta, Haley Gorrell, Evelyn McCarthy, Morgan Lambeth, Kevin James McCarthy, Abigail McCarthy and Freya Gorrell; sisters, Georgia “Georgie” Willoughby, Geraldine “Gerri” Pecenka and Jacqueline “Jackie” Boggs; brothers, Lee Bach and Dean Bach, and also many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers will be Joseph Archuleta, Ken DeVos, Adam Lambeth, David Gorrell, Kevin McCarthy, Doug Foley and honorary pallbearers Robert Gorrell and Alan Gorrell.

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Viewing will be held September 16th at Wiederspahn- Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes from 10 am – 4 pm.

Graveside services will be held at Lakeview Cemetery on September 17th at 10 am.

In lieu of flowers you are welcome to send a donation to Boys Town of Nebraska in honor of Virginia.


Susan L Hall

Susan Hall, 71, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died on September 8, 2021 at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne after a long battle with breast cancer.

She was born September 29, 1949 in Deadwood, South Dakota.

Susan worked at Kmart, Alpine Designs, Sierra Trading Post, and retired from American Legion Bingo, where she was the manager.

She loved everything Elvis and was thrilled when she got to go to Memphis and see Graceland. She enjoyed going to clubs and supporting Thankful Thursdays for many years.

Her hobbies included shopping, crocheting, and playing games on her iPad. She enjoyed gambling whether it was cards with longtime friends and neighbors Bruce & Lou, playing bingo or random trips to Kimball, Black Hawk or Deadwood to play keno or the slots. She loved all little kids and being a grandma to all that she met.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Allen Hall; daughter, Misty Malmborg and her husband Kody; Son, Walter Hall and daughter-in-law, Nicki Hall; grandchildren, Kaci Hauptman and her husband Blake, Kolton Malmborg and his wife Kera, Titus Hall and Juliet Bussell; great granddaughter,

Raeleigh Quinn; sisters, Sandy Alano, Linda Eck, Debbie Riley and her husband Tim, Cindy Carpenter and her husband James; brother, Butch Stoll; and many nieces and nephews, as well as Ricky Sundblom and his family who was like another son to her.

Susan was preceded in death by her mother, Donna Deville; daughter, Tana Hall; and son, Arron Hall.

Services will be at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes, 1900 East 19th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming on Monday, September 20 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

Reception to follow at North Christian Church, 2015 Tranquility Rd. Cheyenne, Wyoming.


Marina Watson

Marina Ann Watson, born Marina Ann Brown, aged 72 was born in Ft Collins Colorado, to Esther Tibbits and Arthur Brown.

She passed away at her new home at Carpenter Wy.

She is survived by two sons Mark Metz and Marty Watson, three grandchildren, Kyle Metz, Thor Metz, Nirvana Bell, one great granddaughter Laylah Bell, and many Cousins.

She graduated from Poudre High School in 1967 and attended Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs.

She was a very strong woman, who would help out anyone she could.

She loved her pets and animals and she loved her kids. She loved country music and to attend all sorts of concerts.

She did foster care for many years and owned rental properties and loved the people that she saw on a daily basis.

She had many friends and family that loved her.


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