Obituaries: Osterfoss, Roybal, Broomfield, Byrne, Green - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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Obituaries: Osterfoss, Roybal, Broomfield, Byrne, Green

James H. “Jim” Osterfoss

James H. “Jim” Osterfoss, 75, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

Jim was born June 3, 1945 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, son of the late Charles and Violet (Pence) Osterfoss.

For more than 25 years, Jim served as an innkeeper at the Nagle Warren Mansion.  His passion was caring for his customers, employees and the community as a whole.  He enjoyed serving on numerous community boards relating to tourism and commerce, and other civic entities such as Kiwanis, Rotary and Lions Clubs.  He will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather and friend.

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Jim is survived by his children Steven, Michael, Dawn and William; four grandchildren, Jessica, Nicholas, Christopher and Trevor; and great-grandson, Bentley.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.

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

James “Jimmy” Roybal

James “Jimmy” Roybal was called home by his Lord and Savior on January 10, 2020, in Loveland, Colorado.

Jimmy was born on December 28, 1945. He was 75 years old. He was deeply loved by his family and friends and was the heart of his family.

Jimmy is survived by his wife Susie Roybal of 55 years; children Lisa and Dustin (Valerie); his siblings; Arthur (Margie), Jerry (Mary), Joe (Brenda), Delores (Clarence), Hopie (Armando), Cathy, Linda (Martin), Delma, and Emily (Jessie) Angie; his grandchildren; Gabriel, Phillip (Taylor) and Haley; his great-grandchildren; Dante, Gabriel Jr., Elijah, Phinix, Titan, Demetrius, Oakley and Matteo; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Mercedes Roybal; and his brothers, Valentine, Adam and Isadore Roybal.

Jimmy worked at the Jewish Synagogue for more than 20 years of service and Little America for 30 years. Throughout his many years of working, he made lifelong friends who he loved like family.

Jimmy was always the life of the party and was the first person to crack a joke. Jimmy loved the Minnesota Vikings, Wrestling, antique cars, collecting comic books, assembling model cars, sitting on the porch, taking care of others meeting new people, and making sure visitors were always taken care of and were full of food and laughter, but most of all spending time with his grand/great-grandchildren.

Vigil for the Deceased will be held at 6:00 p.m., Friday, in Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel. Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, in Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.

Doyl E. Broomfield

Dr. Doyl E. Broomfield, 81, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

Doyl was born July 20, 1939 in Little River County, Arkansas, son of the late Floid V. and Nancy E. (Green) Broomfield.

Doyl graduated from high school at the age of 16 as the salutatorian and worked through college and optometry school in the oil fields and selling shoes at Sears.  He married Louise J. Franklin at the age of 19 in 1959 and they were married for 61 years. He practiced optometry in Western Arkansas and retired in 1997, traveling abroad to work as a missionary for the International Mission Board for the Southern Baptist Church.  After returning to the States, he resumed his practice and retired on September 26, 2020.  For the last two years of his life, he provided full time care for his wife.  He will be remembered as an upstanding, hardworking, driven, God-fearing man who loved his wife, children and family.

Doyl is survived by his loving wife, Louise Broomfield of Cheyenne; son, James Broomfield of Cheyenne; daughter, Angela (Bryan) Reeder of Mead, CO; brothers, Delmo Broomfield of Benton, AR and Lenwood Broomfield of Arkansas; and six grandchildren, Joshua Broomfield of Baton Rouge, LA, Nathan Broomfield of Cheyenne, Jenna Broomfield of Cheyenne, Sara Jo Reeder of Mead, CO, Michael Reeder of Mead, CO and David Reeder of Mead, CO.

A private family service will be held in Esterbrook, Wyoming.  Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Doyl’s memory may be made to Helping Hands Ministry of Grand Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Smith, Arkansas, or International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention in Richmond, Virginia.

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

Esther Catherine Byrne

Esther Catherine (Pontillo) Byrne went to be with the Lord on January 6, following a hard fought battle of over 42 years with MS, and finally succumbed to complications from the Corona Virus.

She was born December 12, 1948 in Cheyenne Wyoming to Edward (Rock) and Frances Pontillo and was one of six children. Esther married Kevin Alan Byrne on December 9, 1967 at St. Mary’s Cathedral. They were blessed with 53 years of marriage.

During her working years, she was a Vice President at Unicover Corporation, and received a national award from the American Business Women’s Association for Business Woman of the Year. She left Unicover after 12 years when her MS took a serious turn. She was active in Women’s Aglow as a member, speaker and officer.

She leaves behind her husband Kevin, and a son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Andrea Byrne. She is also survived by sisters and brothers, Joanne (Denny) Marker, Johnny (Edna) Pontillo, Michelle Clark, Peter Pontillo and Rock (Kelly) Pontillo, along with a multitude of nephews and nieces.

She was a wonderful wife, mother and friend, and was known for being a powerful prayer warrior and witness for the Lord, Jesus Christ. While we mourn our loss, we celebrate that she is in fellowship with her heavenly father. She is once again whole and can run the streets of heaven.

A visitation will be Thursday starting at 1:00 p.m. with the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at North Christian Church, 2015 Tranquility Road, with the services being livestreamed.  To view the services and sign the guestbook, please go to

In lieu of flowers, donations may be offered in Esther’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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

Patricia J. Green

Patricia J. Green, 78, of Cheyenne passed away January 10, 2021 in Cheyenne.

She was born September 25, 1942 in Colorado Springs, CO to James and Leona Neville.  She married Richard Green on December 18, 1972 in North Platte, NE.  She was a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the Catholic Church and PEO, Chapter C.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Green of Cheyenne; children, Laura (Jim) Stephens of Cheyenne and David (Vicky) Sears of Lusk, WY; grandchildren Stacie (Jake) Morrison and Stefanie (David) Milam; great-grandchildren, Lincoln Morrison and Colton Milam; brothers, Daniel Neville of Lincoln, NE and Jim Neville of Chambersburg, PA.

She was preceded by her parents and an infant sister.

Visitation will be Wednesday 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.    Services will be 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home with interment in Cheyenne National Cemetery.

Those who wish may contribute to Shriner’s Hospital for Children or The Alzheimer’s Foundation.

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

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