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Obituaries: Urbigkit, Hayes, Levinson

Marian M. Urbigkit

Marian M. Urbigkit, 88, of Cheyenne died May 6, 2020, in the comfort of her own home.

She was born March 7, 1932 in Rock Springs to William and Clara Lillie (Lawes) Chilton.

She graduated from Rock Springs High School as valedictorian in 1950 and attended the University of Wyoming where she met her future husband, Walter C. Urbigkit, Jr. He was student body president and a graduate of the University of Wyoming College of Law. They were married on August 16, 1953, in Rock Springs.

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As a legal secretary she worked for the Sweetwater County Attorney in Rock Springs. After marrying and moving to Cheyenne in 1954, she worked for the Internal Revenue Service and for the Veterans Administration.

Throughout her life, she enjoyed dogs, music, needlework, gardening and traveling, but most of all her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, and friends.

Mrs. Urbigkit was a Sunday School teacher, Brownie leader, Cub Scout assistant, organist, choir member and Democratic precinct committeewoman.

Her memberships included the First Presbyterian Church of Cheyenne, Chapter BA, PEO Sisterhood, University of Wyoming Alumni Association, American Legion Auxiliary, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, and Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Volunteers.

She was on the Board of Directors of the Equality State Bank of Cheyenne.
She is survived by her daughters, Marcia Jill Crumbliss (David) of Cheyenne, Cynthia Lou Faivre (Scott) of DeKalb, Illinois, and Brenda Kay Clark (Roger) of Cheyenne; son, Robert Dale Urbigkit of Kentucky; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth McKain of Ogden, Utah; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 58 years, Walter C. Urbigkit; sister, Ethel Peterson of Las Vegas, Nevada; niece, Pamela Peterson of Las Vegas; brother-in-law, Woodrow Peterson of Pahrump, Nevada; and a granddaughter, Cloe Faivre of DeKalb.

Private family services will be Thursday, 2:00 p.m. To view a live webcast of the service and to view her obituary please visit
Friends may contribute to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter or Wyoming Children’s Society of Cheyenne.

Beverly J. Hayes

Beverly J. Hayes, 90, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away peacefully on May 8, 2020, at home surrounded by her family and cat, Samantha.

She was born September 16, 1929 in Flint, Michigan to Ray and Mildred Anderson.  She married R.D. Hayes on August 14, 1948 in Piggot, Arkansas.  She was a member of the Baptist Church and loved playing Bingo and doing word search puzzles.

She is survived by daughters, Kathy Hayes (Ron Bertram) of Cheyenne and Sally (Charles) Ives of Cheyenne; grandchildren, Trisha (Rosendo) Mendoza, Josh Moser (Sandi), Tosha “Nicki” (James) Martinez, Tina Moser (Lisandro), John Bertram, and Sarah Bertram; great-grandchildren, Austin, Ryan (Tyler), Cody (Briana), Katlyn, Kyle, Devin, Makaila, Joshua, Jayden, Hannah, Chloe, Owen, Dylen, Mikey, Curtis, Denise, Anthony, Adrian, Noah, Isabella, Sophia and Jayden; great-great-grandchildren, Lucas, Elijah, Austin, Jr. and Sebastian; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings, Jim Anderson, Keith Anderson and Mary Brookman; and great-great-grandson, Ezekiel.

Private services will be held. To offer condolences and attend the service remotely on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., please go to

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter.

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

Elaine F. Levinson

The private service for Elaine F. Levinson will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.  

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