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Obituaries: Gillotti, Patton, Hayes Jr.

Charles “Chuck” Gillotti

Charles “Chuck” Gillotti, 76, of Cheyenne, died on March 9, 2020 in Cheyenne.

He was born on April 6, 1943 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Chuck served in the U.S. Army and worked at the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Holiday Inn, Airport Golf, and LCCC. He served on the Cheyenne Jr. League Baseball Board and coached and served on the Jr. Babe Ruth Baseball League.

He is survived by his sons, Jeffrey Gillotti (Stacy) and Steven Gillotti; and three grandchildren, Tanner, Alex, and Jennifer.

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Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, Luigi “Louis” and Jennie Marie Gillotti.

Services will be Saturday, 2:00 p.m., at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel. A reception will immediately follow the services at The Gathering Place.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Ft. Collins Girls Softball Club c/o 1039 Gabriel Drive, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009.


Jack M. Patton

Jack M. Patton, 68, of Cheyenne passed away March 11, 2020 in Cheyenne.

He was born March 28, 1951 in Portsmouth, OH to Jack and Willa Patton.  He married Patricia Maerz on June 10, 1994 in Belleville, IL.  He was retired from the US Air Force, as an inflight refueling boom operator.  He was a member of the VFW in Highland Illinois, Alpha Kappa Psi at Embry Riddle College and Society of Experimental Flight Test Boom Operators.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Patton of Cheyenne; sons, Jack Patton of Killeen, TX, Christopher(Danielle) Patton of Cyrus, MN, and Daniel Patton of Bellevue, NE; stepson, William (Michelle) Kremer of Idaho Falls, ID; grandchildren, Tatiana Patton, Bain Laine, Ian Laine, Elizabeth Patton, Kiera Blaesing, Lily Patton and Shelby Kremer; brothers, Wayne (Margie) Patton of Park Hill, MO, Richard Patton of Rapid City, SD and Timothy (Rita) Patton of Ironton, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a grandson, Dimitri Patton.

Visitation will be Sunday 3:00-5:00p.m. in the Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.  Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home with a reception to follow in the Schrader Reception Center.

Those who wish may contribute to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter or charity of choice.


Noel “Van” Hayes, Jr.

Noel “Van” Hayes, Jr., 91, of Cheyenne passed away March 6, 2020 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

He was born December 9, 1928 to Noel and Clarissa Hayes.  He married Ella Marie Spomer on December 21, 1952 in Greeley, Colorado.  He graduated from Colorado A&M (CSU) and was a Soil Conservationist for the USDA.  He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and a past member of Platte Valley Lutheran Church in Saratoga.

He is survived by his wife, Ella Marie Hayes; David Hayes of Milliken, CO, Steven (Beverly) Hayes of Steamboat Springs, CO, Mike (Sherry) Hayes and Katherine Hall of Cheyenne; grandchildren, Michele (Phil) Rupprecht, Brian (Elizabeth) Hall, Tom (Lacy) Hall, Matthew (Misty) Hall, Shawn Hayes, Sarah (Mitch) Rillema, Jennifer (Deke) Jones and  Daniel (Nicole) Hayes; great-grandchildren, Rock, Elle, Aubrey, Avery, Gemma Hunter and Peter.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jean Arnold.

Those who wish may contribute to Our Savior Lutheran Church in Cheyenne or Platte Valley Lutheran Church in Saratoga.

Services will be Tuesday 11:00 a.m.  at Our Savior Lutheran Church.

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


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